Food and Nutrition News

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7/16/2009
Dietary Oils May Help Some Fight Fat

Two common supplements lower body fat, build muscle in obese older women with diabetes, researchers find

7/14/2009
Bottle-Feeding Moms Ignored

Many feel pressured to breast-feed and ill-informed about alternative, researchers find

7/13/2009
Omega-3 Fatty Acid Falls Short in Alzheimer's Trials

No significant benefits seen with DHA, either in terms of prevention or treatment

7/8/2009
Meatless Burgers, Hot Dogs Not Always Full of Veggies

Read labels to select items with more vegetables, less sodium, experts say

7/7/2009
U.S. Unveils Stricter Food-Safety Standards

Measures aimed at reducing salmonella and E. coli outbreaks

7/5/2009
Living Healthily on Less

Even when budgets are tight, experts say, health and fitness need not suffer

7/5/2009
Kids May 'Learn' to Tolerate Food Allergens

Experiments show it's possible to develop resistance to peanuts, eggs and more

7/1/2009
Celiac Disease Making Inroads in U.S.

'Something has changed,' researcher says, but just what remains unclear

7/1/2009
TV Ads Trigger Mindless Eating

Kids watching food commercials consumed 45 percent more snacks, study shows

6/30/2009
Comic Strip Aims to Educate Families About Diabetes

Storyline tackles lack of information about the disease in the Hispanic community

6/28/2009
Eating Well On the Road

Map out a healthy-food plan before leaving on vacation, nutritionist advises

6/26/2009
Eating Animal Fat May Lead to Pancreatic Cancer

Added risk is tied to red meat and dairy products, study finds

6/26/2009
Soy in the Diet May Protect Lung Function

Chronic lung disease rates lower in those who consume soy, researchers say

6/26/2009
Teens With Eating Disorders Benefit From Parents' Help

Research shows that recovery improves with family involvement

6/24/2009
Extra Helpings of Vegetables, Olive Oil May Extend Life

Not all items on the Mediterranean diet are equally beneficial, study shows

6/23/2009
Eat Well, Live Longer

Age-old advice to eat healthy pays off in longevity, study finds

6/22/2009
Vinegar Might Help Keep Off Pounds

Researchers find fat-fighting properties in the lab and in mice

6/19/2009
Does Location Affect Kids' Weight?

Study refutes belief that living near fast-food joints makes children fat

6/19/2009
Lure of Bottled Water May Not Be Health Driven

Users say convenience is what motivates their choice

6/19/2009
Nestlé Recalls Cookie Dough Products

Move comes after FDA reports 66 cases of E. coli infection in 28 states

6/18/2009
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Might Curb Depression in Heart Patients

Study found low levels in bloodstream correlated with increased risk

6/11/2009
Cornflakes, White Bread Could Boost Heart Risk

'High-glycemic' carbs like these hamper blood vessel function, study shows

6/11/2009
Health Tip: Always Hungry?

Here are possible reasons

6/8/2009
'Eco-Atkins' Diet Sheds More Than Pounds

Study found subbing plant-based proteins for animal ones also lowered cholesterol

6/8/2009
Health Tip: Making Better Choices for Fast Food

Recommendations for healthier eating

6/5/2009
Researchers Uncover Why Turmeric Helps Heal

Component of ancient spice makes cells more resistant to infection, report says

6/5/2009
Grilled Meats Not Tied to Breast Cancer in Older Women

Study finds no added risk for eating meat, even when cooked at high temps

6/5/2009
Parental Eating Habits Don't Rub Off on Kids

What Mom and Dad consume has little effect on children's choices, study finds

6/3/2009
Making Obese Mice Slim, Without Diet or Exercise

Findings might someday help overweight humans, too, experts say

6/3/2009
Want to Stop Cancer? You Can, Experts Say

Lifestyle changes have been shown to lower odds, even for those at higher risk

6/2/2009
6/1/2009
Health Tip: Eat Enough Fiber

It's a needed part of a healthy diet

5/31/2009
Women Who Run May Benefit From Extra Folic Acid

In athletes who stop menstruating, supplements boost vascular function, study finds

5/27/2009
Too Much Cola Can Cause Muscle Problems

Drop in potassium levels may lead to mild weakness or temporary paralysis, study finds

5/22/2009
Skip the Burgers and Throw Some Veggies on the Grill

Health concerns raised by barbecued meats spur new ideas for the summer cookout

5/20/2009
E-Mailing Your Way to Healthier Habits

People move more and eat better when messaged to do so, study finds

5/15/2009
Nutrient-Rich Diet Lowers Risk of Age-Related Eye Disease

Study finds foods high in vitamins, minerals cut chances of macular degeneration

5/15/2009
New Insights Show Ginseng Fights Inflammation

Scientists spot anti-inflammatory components in the traditional remedy

5/15/2009
Ginger Eases Nausea From Chemo

Spice produced 40% reduction in symptoms among breast cancer patients

5/13/2009
Folic Acid Reduces Infant Heart Defects

Adding B vitamin to grain products cut congenital heart defects in newborns, researchers say

5/12/2009
Frequent Feedings May Be Making Babies Fat

Moms might not notice signs that infants are full, study concludes

5/1/2009
Vitamin E, Selenium and Soy Won't Prevent Prostate Cancer

Study found no effect among men with precancerous lesions

5/1/2009
Can't Control Junk Food Cravings? Blame the Brain

Study attributes level of willpower to cerebral differences

5/1/2009
More Educated Choose Healthier Foods, But Pay More

Higher quality diets also associated with higher income levels, study finds

4/30/2009
U.S. Public Lacks Confidence in FDA: Poll

More than half of those surveyed believe agency is falling behind in safeguarding food, drugs

4/29/2009
Some Diet Sodas May Ward Off Kidney Stones

Other research finds that pomegranate juice could slow prostate cancer

4/29/2009
Remembrance of Fat May Be at Root of Cravings

Once a survival tool, ability could be making people today fat, expert says

4/28/2009
Acrylamide Doesn't Raise Lung Cancer Risk

Controversial food byproduct even showed protection for women, study finds

4/28/2009
Smoking, Hypertension Each Account for 1 in 5 U.S. Deaths

Prevention efforts 'have run out of steam,' expert says

4/25/2009
Hidden Salt in Diet Haunts Many With Heart Failure

Study finds high sodium intake, despite efforts to cut back