Food and Nutrition News

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11/2/2009
Diet Soda, Sodium Tied to Kidney Trouble: Studies

It's more proof that what you eat and drink affects health, researchers say

11/2/2009
Food Stamps Help Stave Off Hunger in Many U.S. Homes

Over 30-year period, nearly half of American children received nutrition assistance, analysis shows

10/30/2009
Pumpkin May Fight Yeast Infections

Age-old folk remedy may lead to new antibiotic therapy, study finds

10/30/2009
Veggies in Pregnancy Lowers Child's Diabetes Risk

Type 1 less likely in kids whose moms favored these foods, study found

10/30/2009
Fructose May Raise Blood Pressure

Drinking more than two sweetened sodas a day boosts risk of hypertension, study finds

10/29/2009
Diet, Exercise Thwart Diabetes: Study

Lifestyle changes really do work to prevent type 2, experts say

10/28/2009
New Clues to How Fish Oils Help Arthritis Patients

Findings may boost treatments for other inflammatory diseases, researchers say

10/27/2009
Herbicides, Fibrate Drugs May Block Taste Receptors

More research needed to determine the health consequences of compounds in question, experts say

10/26/2009
Health Tip: Dietary Needs of Aging Women

Find out what your body needs

10/26/2009
6 Million U.S. Kids Lack Enough Vitamin D

Minority children are hit hardest, nationwide study finds

10/23/2009
Cocoa in Chocolate May Be Good for the Heart

Study shows it reduces inflammation associated with heart disease

10/22/2009
Red-Grape Compound May Improve Diabetes

But so far resveratrol works only as an injection into the brain of mice, study finds

10/20/2009
School Meals Need to Get Healthier: Report

New recommendations tackle obesity epidemic in U.S.

10/20/2009
Common Antioxidant Might Slow Parkinson's

But too much urate can also cause trouble, so more study is needed, experts say

10/19/2009
Mercury Levels Not Abnormal in Autistic Children

Study finds no differences when compared to kids without disorder

10/16/2009
Soda Taxes Not Making a Dent in U.S. Waistlines

Small increases in cost for sugary drinks haven't slowed obesity epidemic, study finds

10/13/2009
Common Antioxidant Might Slow Parkinson's

But too much urate can also cause trouble, so more study is needed, experts say

10/12/2009
Healthier Neighborhoods Help Keep Diabetes at Bay

Quality of local food stores and parks influences risk, research shows

10/12/2009
A Little Cash Buys a Lot of Calories at the Corner Store

Kids are purchasing cheap junk food on way to and from school, survey finds

10/11/2009
Want Leaner Kids? Parents May Need to Toe the Line

Health experts say much can be done to keep weight in check

10/9/2009
Vitamin D Good for Breast Cancer Patients

Supplements help fight treatment-related bone loss, researchers say

10/7/2009
Nutrition Still Not 'A' Grade in U.S. Schools: Studies

Guidelines are helping, but more is needed to stem teen obesity, researchers say

10/6/2009
Program Helps Kids Switch Over to Healthy Behaviors

Triple intervention enforces message at home, school and in the community, researchers say

10/6/2009
Leafy Greens Top Risky Food List

Advocacy group notes illness outbreaks usually linked to 'healthy' foods

10/5/2009
Mediterranean Diet May Help Prevent Depression

Lower incidence seen in Spanish study

10/5/2009
Mercury in Fish Linked to High Blood Pressure

But researcher downplays importance of effect

10/5/2009
Schools Provide Less Junk Food Today: CDC

Teens less likely to get soda, unhealthy snacks, but some states still lag behind, report finds

10/5/2009
Health Tip: Eat a Heart-Healthy Diet

To help prevent heart attack and stroke

9/30/2009
Study Finds Fish Won't Prevent Heart Failure

Benefits confined to heart attack, other types of cardiovascular disease

9/29/2009
Eating in America Still Unhealthy: CDC

State-by-state report finds too few people meet fruit and veggie guidelines

9/28/2009
Heart Patients Benefit From At-Home Care, Study Finds

Improvements seen in depression, quality of life

9/27/2009
Vitamin D May Improve Melanoma Survival

But levels are too low in many Americans, researchers say

9/24/2009
Fructose Boosts Blood Pressure, Studies Find

Tests in mice and men link sugar to hypertension and say time of day may matter, too

9/23/2009
With Fancy Coffees, Calories Can Add Up

Popular blended beverages may be 'weighing you down,' health official says

9/17/2009
More Whole Grains May Mean Less Fat

In older eaters, fiber content of cereals has biggest effect, study finds

9/17/2009
Bones May Suffer From Green Tea Consumption

Research on mice reveals loss of density and thickness

9/16/2009
'Soda Tax' Wins Health Experts' Support

Researchers cite a win-win for health care and obesity, but beverage industry balks at proposal

9/16/2009
Health Tip: Eat Your Fruits and Veggies

Why Mom's mantra is good advice

9/16/2009
Tasty Foods Send Signal to Brain to Keep Eating

Beef, dairy most likely to lead to overindulgence, lab study shows

9/8/2009
FDA to Require Faster Reporting of Food-Safety Problems

Companies must alert agency of potential trouble within 24 hours

9/4/2009
Blueberry Drink Protects Mice From Obesity, Diabetes

Lab results indicate that juice/bacteria combination could help people, too

9/4/2009
Fruit Even Healthier Than Thought: Study

Apples, peaches, nectarines packed with 'extractable' disease-fighting polyphenols, research finds

9/3/2009
Health Tip: Eating Fish and Shellfish

Almost all contain mercury

9/2/2009
Caffeine Without Healthy Diet Linked to Heart Risk

Atrial fibrillation patients drink lots of coffee, don't eat right, study suggests

9/2/2009
9/1/2009
Health Tip: Pack Your Child's Lunch

Why it's worth the extra time

8/28/2009
Meat, Dairy Won't Up Odds for Breast Cancer

Two studies find no clear link; other research supports fiber to ward off the disease

8/28/2009
Whole Grains, Bran May Fight Hypertension in Men

New findings replicate similar data for women, experts say

8/28/2009
Asparagus May Ease Hangover

The veggie seems to ease troubles 'the day after' and protect liver from damage, experts say

8/28/2009
Soluble Fiber, But Not Bran, Soothes Irritable Bowel

Nutrient known as psyllium seems to ease symptoms, study finds