Food and Nutrition News

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5/1/2017
Exercise and Vitamin D: A Heart-Healthy Combo

Together, the two offer more protection against disease than either does alone, study suggests

5/1/2017
Health Tip: Smart Swaps at Mealtime

Make these healthier food substitutions

5/1/2017
U.S. Toddlers Eat More French Fries Than Vegetables

Federal stats show some don't eat any veggies at all, and some infants don't get any breast milk

4/30/2017
Cooking at Home Means Eating Better, Spending Less

8 out of 10 Americans' diets fall short, and dining out a big reason why, research suggests

4/28/2017
Who You Are May Affect Your Diet More Than Where You Shop

Research counters conventional wisdom about easy access to healthy food choices

4/27/2017
Energy Drinks and Your Heart

Energy drinks impact heart health more than other caffeinated beverages, study finds.

4/26/2017
Energy Drinks May Give the Heart an Unhealthy Jolt

Popular beverages also affect blood pressure for hours, small trial shows

4/25/2017
Is a Low-Salt Diet Always Healthy?

Study claims current guidelines are too restrictive when there's sufficient potassium intake

4/25/2017
Are You Raising an 'Emotional Eater'?

Calming kids with food can start a vicious, fattening cycle, study says

4/25/2017
4/24/2017
Common Food Nutrient Tied to Risky Blood Clotting

Gut bacteria reacts to compound in eggs and meat to produce chemical that ups heart disease risk, study says

4/24/2017
Timing of Lunch, Recess May Determine What Kids Eat

Study found children who ate first consumed more vegetables, while those who played first wasted less food

4/24/2017
Love Chocolate? Potato Chips? Your Genes Might Be to Blame

Study findings may someday lead to more individualized diet advice, researcher says

4/21/2017
Health Tip: Pregnant Women Need Omega-3 Fats

Fish low in mercury are safest

4/19/2017
Thinking of Going Organic?

It might pay for certain foods

4/17/2017
Get to Know the Mediterranean Diet

This eating regimen offers a healthy yet tasty option for weight loss

4/14/2017
'Better Health' Argument Won't Always Work to Pass Soda Taxes

Philadelphia example shows that revenue generation can be more convincing to lawmakers

4/12/2017
Trans Fat Bans May Have Cut Heart Attack, Stroke Rate

Pending FDA regulations should remove nearly all of this unhealthy substance from your diet, experts say

4/7/2017
Health Tip: Eat Healthy After Radiation Therapy

It's important to eat, even if you aren't hungry

4/7/2017
Health Tip: Freezing Food

Here's how to do it safely

4/5/2017
Health Tip: Add Flavor to Fruit and Veggies

Helpful cooking suggestions

4/3/2017
Health Tip: Buying Eggs

Suggestions for a safer purchase

3/31/2017
Is Your TV Making You Fat?

People who eat home-cooked meals and don't watch TV while eating less likely to be obese, study finds

3/31/2017
Health Tip: Bake a Healthier Treat

Make these smart swaps

3/30/2017
The Saltiest Foods May Surprise You

U.S. report names major and unexpected sources of sodium in the American diet

3/30/2017
3/30/2017
3/27/2017
Less Salt, Fewer Nighttime Bathroom Trips?

Study participants also reported better quality of life, possibly from less interrupted sleep

3/24/2017
Want Cheap and Healthy Meals? Cook at Home

Study finds homemade fare is typically better for you than restaurant food

3/24/2017
3/23/2017
Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK

Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gain

3/23/2017
Fruit Juice and Weight

Does drinking 100 percent fruit juice cause kids to gain unhealthy amounts of weight?

3/23/2017
3/22/2017
Foods Labeled 'Healthy' May Hide Unhealthy Secrets

Low-fat foods may be filled with sugar, study finds

3/22/2017
Energy Drinks and Alcohol

People who mix energy drinks and alcohol at increased risk of injuries, study finds.

3/21/2017
No Evidence Fish Oil in Pregnancy Makes for Brainier Kids

No intellectual benefits seen at age 7, researchers say

3/17/2017
Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth

Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says

3/17/2017
Eating for Two Often Doesn't Translate Into a Healthier Diet

Many pregnant women don't meet national nutritional guidelines, U.S. study finds

3/16/2017
Savvy Marketing Gets Schoolkids to Eat Their Greens

Signs throughout school, on school's website made students 3 times more likely to use the salad bar

3/15/2017
Intensive Treatment Shows Potential Against Type 2 Diabetes

Up to 40 percent experienced temporary remission, small study finds

3/14/2017
Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Heart Disease

Fish oil supplements may help heart attack patients survive, study finds.

3/13/2017
Fish Oil Pills May Help After Heart Attack, Specialists Say

But review does not find it can help prevent heart problems

3/10/2017
Mediterranean Diet May Ease Chronic Pain of Obesity

Study suggests eating fish, plant-based proteins is linked to less inflammation

3/10/2017
Smart Food Pricing Could Bring Healthier Choices

Better diets result when fruits and veggies are cheaper, unhealthy foods more expensive, study found

3/10/2017
Health Tip: Too Much Sugar May Impact Sleep

Here's what sleep experts say

3/9/2017
Bad Diets Tied to 400,000 U.S. Deaths in 2015

Adding healthy foods such as nuts, seeds, vegetables, whole grains might help prevent premature demise, researchers suggest

3/9/2017
Downside to Gluten-Free Diets: Diabetes Risk?

People who ate least amount of this protein slightly more likely to develop type 2 disease, study suggests

3/8/2017
Americans With High Blood Pressure Still Eating Too Much Salt

Average sodium intake more than double the recommended daily limit for these patients, study finds

3/8/2017
More Folic Acid in Pregnancy May Protect Kids From High Blood Pressure

If mothers have heart disease risk factors, nutrient benefits children, study suggests

3/8/2017
Health Tip: Fruit and Veggies May Help Shed Pounds

They'll help you cut back on calories