Food and Nutrition News

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3/7/2017
Dining Out Can Doom a Diet

Nutrition experts advise planning ahead to stay on track

3/7/2017
Soy Safe, Even Protective, for Breast Cancer Survivors

Study of 6,200 women finds the food linked to lower risk of death after nearly a decade of follow-up

3/7/2017
Poor Diet Tied to Half of U.S. Deaths From Heart Disease, Diabetes

Study explores which foods and nutrients may be helpful or harmful

3/6/2017
Health Tip: Staying Full on a Vegetarian Diet

Find out which foods satisfy

3/6/2017
Can Mom's Vitamin E Head Off Child's Asthma Risk?

Association only significant with type of nutrient found in highest amounts of safflower, sunflower oils

3/3/2017
Do 'Early Birds' Get the Healthier Worm?

Late-to-bed types appear to have poorer eating habits, study says

3/3/2017
Health Tip: Some Foods Are Good for Teeth

Here's what can help your smile

3/2/2017
Bad Diet in Youth Might Raise Risk of Early Breast Cancer

Study found an association, but didn't prove unhealthy foods caused disease

3/1/2017
Older Bones Benefit From Dairy Plus Vitamin D

The supplements boost absorption of calcium, researchers say

2/28/2017
Health Tip: Encouraging Picky Eaters

Suggestions to cope with their behavior

2/27/2017
What Works Best to Help Overweight Folks Eat Healthier?

Researchers still don't know the answer, but say pamphlets couldn't hurt

2/27/2017
Some Health Fads May Not Be All That Healthy

Vegetable juices, coconut oil have downsides, and gluten-free makes little difference in those without the sensitivity, study finds

2/23/2017
10 Daily Servings of Fruits, Veggies a Recipe for Longevity

Reductions seen in risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer and early death

2/23/2017
Can an Apple a Day Keep COPD Away?

See which fruits, veggies may be linked to lower risk of lung disease in smokers, study suggests

2/22/2017
Little Weight Gain in Pregnancy Tied to Schizophrenia Risk in Kids: Study

Malnutrition may cut levels of essential nutrients that prevent some mental disorders

2/21/2017
Don't Skip Veggies in Winter

Root vegetables, oatmeal, hearty soups, sushi, broccoli and cauliflower should all be on the menu, nutritionists say

2/20/2017
Does Mercury in Fish Play a Role in ALS?

Certain types of seafood may be linked to the fatal disorder, early research suggests

2/20/2017
Most Parents Don't Think They're Meeting Kids' Nutritional Needs

In national survey, only 1 of 3 respondents felt they're teaching healthy eating habits

2/17/2017
Low-Fat Meal May Boost Costly Cancer Drug

But patients shouldn't try this on their own, researcher warns

2/16/2017
Cutting Salt a Health Boost for Kidney Patients

Blood pressure and fluid retention improve in those counseled by dietitians, small study shows

2/16/2017
Possible Drawback to Gluten-Free: Toxic Metals

Higher levels of arsenic, mercury found in people who follow this eating plan, study finds

2/16/2017
Vitamin D Linked to Lower Risk of Respiratory Infections

But medical experts can't agree if recommending supplements or food fortification would be helpful

2/16/2017
Health Tip: Give Your Kids Bone-Building Food

Suggestions for stronger bodies

2/15/2017
Teens May Go Hungry as Poorest Families Struggle to Feed Kids

Parents skip meals so children can eat, but youngest siblings get priority if there's not enough food

2/15/2017
Health Tip: Enjoy Beans

Here are potential benefits

2/14/2017
Health Tip: Eat Your Antioxidants

And protect cells from damage

2/10/2017
Winning the Veggie Wars With Kids

Nutritionist offers advice on getting children to eat healthier fare

2/10/2017
Health Tip: Eating a Healthy Diet

Watch what you eat, but don't go overboard

2/9/2017
Heart-Healthy Tips for Your Grocery List

Start by loading up with veggies, preferably in a variety of colors, cardiologist says

2/8/2017
Whole-Grain Foods May Help You Stay Slim

Study found switching to more fibrous fare lowered calorie absorption, boosted metabolism rate

2/7/2017
Many Hospital Workers Are an Unhealthy Lot: Study

Houston-area review found high rates of overweight and obesity, low physical activity

2/7/2017
When Counting Calories, Consider the Cream and Sugar

Most calories in coffee and tea come from what's added, researchers say

2/7/2017
Health Tip: Have an Unusual Breakfast

But make sure it's nutritious

2/6/2017
Health Tip: For Better Sleep, Watch What You Eat

Sleep experts offer do's and don'ts

2/4/2017
Hey, Super Bowl Fans: Don't Choke on Game Day

Be especially careful with meats as these foods are most likely to get stuck, study finds

2/3/2017
Substitutions for a 'Slimmer Bowl' Football Party

Game-day tip: Swap out calorie-laden staples with healthier fare

2/2/2017
U.S. High School Kids Abandoning Sweetened Sodas

CDC study finds daily intake of these and other sugary drinks fell to just 20 percent by 2015

2/2/2017
Health Tip: Make Sure You Get Enough Iron

Here's why your body needs it

2/2/2017
2/1/2017
What You Don't Know About Cancer Can Kill You

Too few Americans realize that obesity, alcohol and inactivity boost risk for disease, survey finds

1/31/2017
Timing of Your Meals Might Reduce Heart Risks

American Heart Association report suggests eating more earlier in the day may be healthier

1/30/2017
1/30/2017
Could the 'Mediterranean' Diet Help Prevent ADHD?

There's no solid proof, but encouraging healthy eating is a wise move, specialist says

1/26/2017
Kids' Sugary Drink Habits Start Early

Two-thirds of U.S. children consume one or more sweetened beverages daily, report finds

1/24/2017
Even One High-Fat Meal Can Harm Your Liver, Study Finds

Over time, rapid effect of 'fat loading' could contribute to disease, researchers say

1/19/2017
Food Stamp Use Linked to Raised Early Death Risk in Study

Highlights need to improve health of poorer Americans, researchers say

1/19/2017
1/19/2017
Health Tip: Don't Waste Food

Suggestions for cutting down

1/18/2017
Could Grilled, Smoked Meats Lower Survival After Breast Cancer?

Study can't prove cause and effect, but raises questions about beef, pork, lamb cooked at high temps

1/18/2017
FDA Offers Guidance on Fish Intake for Kids, Pregnant Women

Agency recommends 2-3 servings of 'best choices' weekly