Food and Nutrition News

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7/11/2017
Docs Should Counsel Even Healthy People on Diet, Exercise, Experts Say

Influential panel urges doctors to talk to low-risk adults about lifestyle

7/10/2017
Daily Jolt of Java May Bring Longer Life

Two large studies boost potential benefits of coffee, and one looked at consumption in all races

7/10/2017
Reset Your Taste Buds for Less Sugar

Artificial sweeteners aren't the answer

7/10/2017
Sugary Drinks in Pregnancy Tied to Heavier Kids Later

2 or more sweet drinks a day in second trimester linked to an extra 2 pounds in 8-year-olds

7/7/2017
Health Tip: Enjoy a Vegetarian Meal

Animal products don't have to be on the menu

7/6/2017
Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports

Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'

7/6/2017
Could a Sweet Tooth in Pregnancy Spur Allergies in Kids?

As maternal sugar intake rose, so did allergies and asthma in kids by age 7, study found

7/5/2017
Why Chopping Onions Makes You Cry

Eye doctor explains how they release a noxious gas when cut

7/4/2017
7 Ways to Cut 50 Calories Every Day

Small adjustments can add up to diet success

7/3/2017
Probiotic Supplements Failed to Prevent Babies' Infections

Benefits of breast-feeding might have overshadowed any potential protective effects, doctors suggest

7/3/2017
Health Tip: Are My Toddler's Eating Habits Normal?

Signs that parents shouldn't worry

6/30/2017
Think Safety First When Dining Outdoors

Tips for keeping food fresh at picnics and BBQs

6/30/2017
Health Tip: When Adults Offer Kids Food

Make sure children are getting the right message

6/28/2017
Getting Kids in the Habit of Healthy Eating

Try making good food fun at home

6/28/2017
Community Intervention May Aid Fight Against Childhood Obesity

Harvard study finds small successes in two Massachusetts-based programs

6/27/2017
Health Tip: Create a Food-and-Activity Journal

It can help overall health and weight loss

6/25/2017
Avoid a Nasty Surprise From the Barbecue Grill

Wire-bristle cleaning brushes pose an injury risk

6/23/2017
Fish Eaters Report Less Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

Study suggests most fish may play role in controlling symptoms

6/22/2017
Tips to Curb Nighttime Eating

Don't undo a day of dieting with late snacks

6/20/2017
Many Americans May Be Taking Too Much Vitamin D

Study finds more people are exceeding the upper daily limit of what is considered safe

6/20/2017
Breaking Bad (Eating Habits)

How to change your relationship with food

6/20/2017
Health Tip: Make a Bright, Healthy Plate

Suggestions for adding color to meals

6/19/2017
Most Mothers Have Been Victims of 'Mommy-Shaming,' Poll Finds

Criticism of parenting skills usually comes from family members, on topics from discipline to diet

6/17/2017
Cooking Out? Don't Forget Your Food Thermometer

Keeping everything at a safe temperature will help prevent food-borne illnesses

6/15/2017
Natural Treatment for Diabetes?

A compound found in broccoli may help control blood sugar levels with patients with type 2 diabetes, new study finds.

6/14/2017
Broccoli Extract Shows Promise for Type 2 Diabetes

But supplement only seems to help a certain group of people with the disease

6/13/2017
FDA Puts Brakes on Rule Requiring New 'Nutrition Facts' Label

Trump administration delays the Obama-era changes, and dietitians cry foul

6/13/2017
Protein Powerhouses

5 nutritious ideas for every diet

6/12/2017
Could Your Breakfast Cloud Your Judgment?

Responses to unfair financial offer differed after high-carb versus high-protein meal, study found

6/12/2017
'Beans' or 'Sizzlin' Beans:' Words Get People Eating Healthier

Simple changes to a cafeteria's veggie descriptions caused a big change in choices, study found

6/9/2017
The Facts on Flax

A nutrition powerhouse in a tiny package

6/9/2017
Health Tip: When Your Child Won't Eat Lunch

Suggestions to please a finicky eater

6/8/2017
Does a Low-Fat Dairy Habit Boost Parkinson's Risk?

Study showed 3 or more servings daily raised chances of the movement disorder, but absolute risk still low

6/7/2017
Toddlers Who Drink Cow's Milk Alternatives May Be Shorter

Difference is small, about a half inch at age 3, study finds

6/6/2017
Is White Bread OK for Some People?

Study suggests it might be, but at least one nutrition expert advises sticking with whole grains

6/6/2017
Add Fiber Without Extra Calories

How to fill up, not out

6/6/2017
Health Tip: Make Healthier Choices for Weight Loss

Dieting doesn't have to mean torture

6/5/2017
Americans Buying Less Salt-Laden Foods

Still, study found they eat too much salt for their own good

6/5/2017
Diet Journaling Made Easier

Keep track of calories online

6/2/2017
Lentils: The Forgotten Legumes

Beans' little cousins pack in flavor and nutrients

6/2/2017
Menu Descriptions and Your Dietary Choices

Do restaurants make healthier menu items sound unappealing?

6/1/2017
Health Tip: Grill a Healthier Meal

Temperature and ingredients matter

5/31/2017
The Whole Truth About Whole Fruits

Why it's often better to skip the smoothie

5/30/2017
Preschoolers Who Know Snack-Food Brands on Road to Obesity?

An unhealthy diet may be why they can ID these logos, researchers suggest

5/30/2017
Put the Brakes on Mindless Eating

And reconnect with real hunger signals; your scale will thank you

5/30/2017
Health Tip: Check Packaged Produce

Additives may make them less nutritious

5/29/2017
To Lose Weight, Start With Dairy Swaps

You can cut out some calories and add calcium

5/27/2017
Fire Up the Grill Safely This Holiday Weekend

Some expert tips on avoiding trouble with gas and charcoal barbecues

5/26/2017
One Man's Trash Is Another's Fiber

Wasted food in U.S. would reduce nutritional shortfalls, researchers say

5/26/2017
5 Food Groups to Jump-Start Nutrition

It's OK to take baby steps to improve your diet