Food and Nutrition News

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8/23/2010
Could Drinking Water Before Meals Help You Lose Weight?

People who drank two glasses prior to eating dropped more pounds, study found

8/23/2010
Bottled Teas May Not Deliver on Antioxidants

20 bottles of some types needed to get the polyphenols of one home-brewed cup, study finds

8/23/2010
FDA Chief Says More Egg Recalls Possible

Nearly 2,000 reports of salmonella infections in people in about 22 states

8/22/2010
2nd Egg Recall Linked to Salmonella Under Way

Producer says there have been laboratory-confirmed cases of Salmonella enteritidis

8/20/2010
2nd Egg Recall Linked to Salmonella Under Way

Producer says there have been laboratory-confirmed cases of Salmonella enteritidis

8/20/2010
Adding Fish Oil to Low-Fat/High-Carb Diet May Improve Cholesterol

Strategy helped those with cluster of unhealthy heart risk factors, study found

8/20/2010
Green, Leafy Vegetables Linked to Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk

More study needed to clarify role that diet plays in development of the disease, researchers say

8/19/2010
Health Tip: Make Time for Healthy Meals

They can still be quick and easy

8/19/2010
Nationwide Recall of Eggs Linked to Salmonella Expanded

More than 250 people sickened by germ as Iowa company recalls 380 million eggs

8/18/2010
Nationwide Egg Recall Underway

More than 250 sickened by salmonella as Iowa company recalls 228 million eggs

8/17/2010
Early Care Urged for Patients With Trouble Swallowing

'Dysphagia' significantly impacts hospital resources and patient outcomes, researchers say

8/16/2010
Small Amounts of Dark Chocolate May Guard Against Heart Failure

Study found Swedish women who ate it a few times a month were protected

8/15/2010
Proper Training for Marathon Run Takes Time, Experts Say

Advice includes building up mileage slowly and avoiding overtraining

8/12/2010
Many Patients Say 'No' to Chocolate As Medicine

Study found people preferred pills to the antioxidant-rich sweet to lower blood pressure

8/10/2010
Gardening, Cooking Parties Double Kids' Veggie Consumption

Researchers report that eight-week program reaped big rewards among kindergarteners

8/10/2010
Health Tip: Eat Lots of Fiber

Here are high-fiber food choices

8/9/2010
Food Labels Lead to Healthy Food Choices

Label readers consume fewer calories, less saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, sugars, study finds

8/9/2010
Health Tip: Get the Nutrients You Need

Are some essentials missing from your diet?

8/9/2010
Your Pet's Food Dish Could Serve Up Salmonella

Study tracks the gut bugs' progress from tainted dry food to children's tummies

8/6/2010
'Locally Grown' May Mean Healthier, But Not Always

Knowing foods' origins can help consumers make smart, nutritional choices

8/6/2010
8/3/2010
Lack of Food Puts Kids at Risk for Asthma, Other Chronic Ills

Repeated episodes of hunger linked to long-term poor health, study found

8/3/2010
Dorm With Cafeteria May Boost College Weight Gain

Walking farther for meals seems to keep freshmen slimmer, study finds

8/3/2010
Weight Gain Eroding Americans' Quality of Life

'Healthy days per year' lost due to overweight has doubled since 1993, study shows

8/2/2010
Western Diet Populates Kids' Stomachs With Bad Bacteria

Study found African children who ate more natural diet, were breast-fed longer had more good bacteria

7/28/2010
FDA Cites Its Food Safety Web Site

More than 100 problems identified so far, agency says

7/23/2010
Urge Kids to Drink Water During Hot Weather: Expert

Make sure it's readily available and watch for signs of dehydration, doctor advises

7/21/2010
Prenatal Vitamin Levels a Concern After Weight Loss Surgery

Child born blind because of vitamin A deficiency, study says

7/19/2010
Autistic Kids Often Fussier Eaters, but Nutrition OK

Slower, pickier eating can arise in infancy, but growth tends to be unimpaired, study finds

7/14/2010
Health Tip: Take Steps Toward a Healthier Lifestyle

Don't try to do everything at once

7/13/2010
Program Teaches Parents How to Nurture Healthy Eaters

Early feeding practices can play critical role in kids' eating patterns, study suggests

7/12/2010
Vitamins D, E Might Help Maintain Brain Health

3 studies show links between levels of the nutrients and odds for dementia, Parkinson's

7/12/2010
Salsa, Guacamole Rising Source of Foodborne Illness: CDC

Nearly 1 in 25 restaurant-linked outbreaks over recent decade tied to these popular items, experts say

7/12/2010
Health Tip: Eating a Well-Balanced Vegetarian Diet

Some nutrients may be more difficult to come by

7/8/2010
Health Tip: Managing Dietary Fat

Suggestions for choosing better foods

7/6/2010
Kids See Fewer Ads for Sweets, More for Fast Food: Study

Analysis of TV advertising also uncovers racial gap, researchers say

6/28/2010
FDA Urges Limiting Antibiotics in Meat

The practice is encouraging microbial resistance to drugs that fight infections in humans, agency says

6/27/2010
Mercury's Threat Greater in Ocean Fish Than Freshwater: Study

Composition of seawater makes the difference, researchers say

6/25/2010
Red Wine Compound Could Point to Treatment for Eye Diseases

Resveratrol appears to block harmful blood vessel growth, study finds

6/24/2010
Most Americans Get Too Much Salt

Much of it comes from processed foods that don't taste salty, CDC experts say

6/22/2010
Cavities in Baby Teeth May Come From Poor Food Choices

Dental office a good place to offer education on kids' nutrition, researcher says

6/21/2010
Cartoon Characters Sell Kids on Unhealthy Foods

Using likes of Shrek and Dora to market treats should be banned, researcher says

6/18/2010
People May Skip Soft Drinks Rather Than Pay More

When cost increased, consumption dropped, study found

6/17/2010
Iodine Levels a Worry as Salt Use Declines

Pregnant women and infants are of particular concern to thyroid experts

6/16/2010
Why Some Like Things Salty

Genes prime some folks to be 'supertasters,' research finds

6/15/2010
Mediterranean Diet Linked to Better Cardiac Function

Was associated with more heart rate variability in study

6/15/2010
Vitamin B6 Tied to Lowered Lung Cancer Risk

But cause-and-effect not clear, and supplements are no excuse to keep smoking, experts say

6/14/2010
Brown Rice Bests White for Diabetes Prevention

Five servings of white rice weekly can up risk of type 2 diabetes, researchers report

6/3/2010
Burgers May Feed Kids' Asthma Risk

But a diet high in fruit, veggies and fish appears to lessen likelihood of wheeze, study finds

6/1/2010
TV Food Ads Promote Bad Diets

Study found they peddle huge amounts of sugar and fat, with few fruits and vegetables