Food and Nutrition News

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12/15/2011
Poor Lifestyles Harming U.S. Heart Health: Report

Comprehensive update shows Americans gaining weight, eating more junk food, exercising less

12/15/2011
Health Tip: Are You Actually Hungry?

Or eating for another reason

12/13/2011
Want to Cut Chocolate Cravings? Take a Walk

Workplace snackers who took treadmill breaks ate less than those who rested, study found

12/9/2011
Recent E. Coli Outbreak Traced to Lettuce From One Farm: CDC

Romaine lettuce likely source of bacteria that sickened 60 people, investigation reveals

12/9/2011
Starchy Foods May Boost Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence

Women who ate more carbs, especially starches, more likely to get repeat cancer, study says

12/8/2011
12/5/2011
Fish May Cut Threat of Heart Disease in Young Women

Eating fish once a week may substantially reduce risk, compared to eating no fish, researchers say

12/5/2011
Study Sees Rice as Source of Arsenic Exposure

Finding is preliminary; poison expert downplays health risk

12/5/2011
Health Tip: Easy on the Holiday Buffets

Some simple suggestions to limit calories

12/2/2011
Socioeconomic Status Main Predictor of Health Habits: Study

Race, ethnicity not necessarily behind disparities in weight, exercise and diet

12/2/2011
Health Tip: Watch Your Weight This Holiday Season

Suggestions to ward off weight gain

12/1/2011
Veggies, Fruit May Lower Women's Stroke Risk

The effect seemed tied to antioxidants and helped even those with heart disease, study found

12/1/2011
Circle of Friends Key to Adopting Healthy Habits: Study

When people of similar age, sex, size buddied up online, they made gains, researchers say

12/1/2011
Experts Urge Posting Meat, Poultry Inspection Data on Web

Online information could help consumers make better choices, National Research Council says

11/30/2011
Arsenic Detected in Apple, Grape Juice Samples

Levels of the element exceeded safe limits established for drinking water, Consumer Reports says

11/29/2011
Mid-Morning Snacks May Thwart Diets

Women who ate between breakfast and lunch lost less, study found

11/25/2011
11/24/2011
Could Slow Eating Be Key to Staying Slim?

Overweight people eat faster, studies say

11/23/2011
U.S. Teens Don't Eat Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC

Vegetable consumption lowest among Hispanic and black high schoolers, report shows

11/23/2011
Some Holiday Traditions Have Health Consequences: Expert

Curbing calories and alcohol intake can help prevent season-related heart attacks, strokes

11/23/2011
Many Kindergarteners Already on Road to Obesity, Study Finds

To prevent health problems, lifestyle programs need to start in early childhood, experts say

11/23/2011
Health Tip: The Food-Mood Connection

What you eat can affect your state of mind

11/22/2011
BPA Levels Spike After Eating Canned Soup: Study

Urinary levels of the chemical went up 1,200 percent

11/22/2011
How Much Salt Is Best for the Heart?

New study shows fine balance: too much or too little raises death, hospitalization risk

11/21/2011
Health Tip: How to Look for Whole Grains

Choices extend beyond bread and cereal

11/20/2011
Watch What You Eat After Teeth-Whitening, Expert Says

Blueberries, wine and soy sauce stain while cheese, firm fruits and veggies 'scrub'

11/20/2011
Holiday Foods May Trigger GERD Symptoms

Diet modification, meds can help relieve gastroesophageal reflux disease, experts say

11/18/2011
For Nutritional Punch, You Can't Beat Plant-Based Foods

Still, 90 percent of Americans eat too few fruits and veggies, health experts say

11/18/2011
Not Everyone Shuns Fruits and Veggies

Learning to love them as a child proves advantageous later on, one woman explains

11/18/2011
Health Tip: Eating Healthy for Vegetarians

Make sure you're getting enough nutrients and calories

11/16/2011
Even Without Weight Loss, Mediterranean Diet Helps Heart: Study

Foods like olive oil and avocados may help body use insulin

11/15/2011
Got High Blood Pressure? Kiwi Fruit May Help

Small study found three a day lowered levels more than eating an apple a day

11/15/2011
Health Tip: Watch for Lactose in Foods

If you're lactose intolerant

11/11/2011
Former Football Players' Brains May Benefit From Healthy Lifestyle

Better diet, more exercise might delay cognitive decline linked to head trauma, study says

11/11/2011
High-Fiber Diet May Help Thwart Colon Cancer

Review of studies suggests cereals, whole grains deliver health benefits

11/10/2011
Cooking Class Benefits Kids in Many Ways

Fourth graders learn about academic subjects along with food preparation

11/9/2011
Cavemen Knew It: Cooked Meat Offers More Energy

Our ancestors shifted away from raw meat 1.9 million years ago

11/9/2011
New Research Questions Wisdom of Cutting Down on Salt

While doing so lowers blood pressure, it might raise cholesterol, other risk factors for heart disease

11/8/2011
Health Tip: Causes of Failure to Thrive in Babies

Typical reasons for this condition

11/8/2011
11/7/2011
Runners Can Relax About Holiday Feasting: Study

Choosing meat over fruit tends to boost waist size, but risk may be lower for high-mileage runners

11/7/2011
'Food Challenges' Provide Best Allergy Diagnoses: Study

But too few U.S. doctors use them, researcher says

11/4/2011
Fast-Food Outlets Nearby Might Not Cause Weight Gain

Long-term study challenges belief that easy access leads to overweight

11/4/2011
Vitamin D Lacking in Many Spine Surgery Patients

Younger patients in study more likely to have low levels of bone-building vitamin

11/2/2011
Overweight Teens Don't Seem to Grasp Weight Loss Rules

Researchers find girls still drink sodas while exercising, and boys don't exercise at all

10/31/2011
Report Slams Makers of Sugary Drinks for Targeting Kids

Black and Hispanic children exposed even more than others, researchers found

10/31/2011
Experts Offer 'Lucky 13' Tips for Safe and Healthy Halloween

List includes what to wear, trick-or-treating pointers, food and drinks to avoid

10/29/2011
Experts Offer 'Lucky 13' Tips for Safe and Healthy Halloween

List includes what to wear, trick-or-treating pointers, food and drinks to avoid

10/28/2011
Will Eating Sweets Make You Sweeter?

Researchers find link between food preferences and personality

10/26/2011
Science Probes How Probiotic Yogurts Affect Your Gut

'Friendly' microbes might affect metabolism, but whether they're good for you is still unclear, researchers say