Food and Nutrition News

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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

8/27/2009
Regular Yoga May Improve Eating Habits

Body awareness plays a key role in weight maintenance, researchers say

8/27/2009
Milk Allergy Symptoms May Ease With Exposure

With continued consumption, children's tolerance can improve, study shows

8/26/2009
Wheat Consumption May Contribute to Diabetes

Overreaction in gut noted in study of people with type 1 version of disease

8/24/2009
Americans Are Urged to Cut Sugar Intake

Experts recommend far fewer teaspoons a day than average person now consumes

8/21/2009
Folic Acid Fortification Shouldn't Be Forced

Irish researchers find vitamin levels in foods adequate for new moms, babies

8/20/2009
Scientists Spot How Sugar 'Feeds' Tumors

Finding could lead to new cancer treatments, researchers say

8/18/2009
Antioxidants Abound in Cereals, Popcorn, Whole-Grain Snacks

Study finds these foods contain high levels of polyphenols

8/16/2009
Web Is Becoming One-Stop Shopping for Health Help

For support, advice or treatment, online interventions now await

8/14/2009
Wine May Shield Breast Cancer Patients From Radiation Side Effects

Italian study suggests its natural antioxidants protect the skin

8/14/2009
Restrictive Diet for Kids May Backfire

Children need to learn self-control to avoid becoming overweight, researchers say

8/13/2009
It's Time for More Moms to Breast-Feed, U.S. Officials Say

Experts note rates are too low when benefits are so high

8/7/2009
Beetroot Juice May Boost Stamina

Study findings could apply to athletes, elderly, researchers say

8/7/2009
Health Tip: Eating Right While You're Pregnant

Diet is even more important when you're expecting

8/6/2009
Food Allergy Facts Need More Focus

Many U.S. adults unaware there is no cure, survey finds

8/6/2009
Health Tip: Anemia Caused by Iron Deficiency

Factors that may be responsible

8/5/2009
Fish Oils May Prevent and Treat Heart Disease

Review of studies involving 40,000 people points up benefits

8/4/2009
Elder Abuse, Neglect Make Early Death Far More Likely

Finding illustrates need to report suspected problems, expert says