Food and Nutrition News

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8/21/2008
Spoonful of Sugar Really Might Help Medicine Go Down

Some children have evolutionary distaste for bitter remedies, foods, study finds

8/21/2008
Health Tip: Monitor the Mercury in Your Food

Pregnant women and young children should be especially cautious

8/19/2008
Vitamin B, Folate Supplements Won't Help Heart

In fact, new study hints they might be hazardous

8/19/2008
More Juices Found to Affect Drugs' Effectiveness: Study

Orange and apple join grapefruit on list of drinks that may pose problems

8/19/2008
Health Tip: Who's Prone to Iron Deficiency?

Menstruating women to blood donors, among others

8/18/2008
Health Tip: Keep Cholesterol Under Control

Doing so may require lifestyle changes

8/16/2008
Freshman Weight Gain Has Many Culprits

Fast food access, alcohol and study load contribute to poor dietary choices, expert says

8/14/2008
Kids' Obesity Linked to Ear Infections

Altered sense of taste may result in preference for unhealthy foods, studies suggest

8/12/2008
Breakfast Eggs Keep Folks on Diet

2 in the morning helped adults lose 65% more weight, study finds

8/12/2008
New Test Scans Beef for Mad Cow Disease

Method enables real-time identification of contaminated tissue, study says

8/11/2008
Lack of Vitamin D Boosts Death Risk

Many people aren't getting enough of the sunlight-sourced nutrient, researchers say

8/11/2008
Scientists Create Mice Resistant to Obesity

Research with a brain chemical might lead to drug treatments for humans

8/9/2008
2 Checklists Aid Those Over 50 With Medical Decisions

Brochures help patients, doctors discuss tests to maintain healthy lifestyle

8/8/2008
Too Much Salt Boosts Blood Pressure

Study rules out the effect of one genetic variation

8/8/2008
Soy Protein Doesn't Lower Cholesterol

Regular consumption had little effect on LDL levels, study finds

7/31/2008
Study Explains How Cranberries Prevent Urinary Infections

Juice changes properties of bacteria to form barrier against illness

7/29/2008
Fondness for Fish Keeps Japanese Hearts Healthy

Long-term omega-3 consumption appears to combat some traditional risk factors, study finds

7/28/2008
Health Tip: Prevent Dehydration

Drink before you get thirsty

7/25/2008
Some Sweeteners Inhibit Enzyme Tied to Type 2 Diabetes

Antioxidants in date sugar, dark brown sugars help control blood pressure, heart disease

7/25/2008
Iced Teas Pose High Risk of Kidney Stones

Lemonade a safer choice for men over 40 seeking to avoid them, study says

7/24/2008
Health Tip: Evaluate Your Diet

Is it time for a healthier eating plan?

7/24/2008
Intestinal Gluten Receptor Is Gateway for Celiac Disease

Finding could offer new treatments for other autoimmune disorders, study says

7/24/2008
Soy Linked to Low Sperm Count

Could affect fertility, especially in overweight and obese men, researchers report

7/21/2008
Stretch That Grocery List in Lean Times

Tips to serve your family healthy meals for less

7/17/2008
Dietary Fiber Cuts Risk of Pregnancy Complication

Preeclampsia raises blood pressure, but the nutrient lowers the odds, study finds

7/17/2008
U.S. Obesity Epidemic Continues to Grow

One-quarter of Americans report being obese, CDC report says

7/16/2008
Diet Plans Produce Similar Results

Study finds Mediterranean and low-carb diets work just as well as low-fat ones

7/15/2008
Just Say No to Nuts During Pregnancy

Daily consumption while expecting ups odds of asthmatic offspring, study suggests

7/14/2008
Eating Less May Slow Aging Process

Cutting just 300 calories a day slows metabolism, tissue failure, study says

7/13/2008
Don't Take a Vacation From Healthy Eating

Expert says sticking to routine will keep those extra pounds off while school's out

7/11/2008
Popular Tilapia Might Not Help Heart

Study finds farm-raised fish has high levels of unhealthy omega-6 fatty acids

7/10/2008
Finding Out How Flavonoids Protect the Heart

Meta-analysis shows specific cardiovascular effects of chocolate, soy protein, green tea

7/7/2008
Omega-3, Some Omega-6 Fatty Acids Boost Cardiovascular Health

Reduce heart attack risk and blood pressure, studies show

7/7/2008
Child Care May Lead to Unwanted Weight Gain in Infants

Lack of breast-feeding and early introduction of solid foods may be to blame, study says

7/7/2008
Health Tip: Eat More Vegetables

Make it easy on yourself

7/7/2008
Secondary Schools Serve Unhealthy Foods

U.S. elementary schools have better offerings than high schools, study says

7/3/2008
Compound in Red Wine Fights Ravages of Age

Resveratrol mimics the benefits of restricted calorie diets, study finds

6/30/2008
Mom's Unhealthy Diet May Have Long-Term Impact on Baby

Rats fed junk food had higher cholesterol, blood fats into adulthood, British study finds

6/30/2008
Trans Fat Labeling Gets Tricky

Nutrition Facts panel makes it tough to make healthy choices, study shows

6/25/2008
Health Tip: Don't Overdo Fast Food

And know what you're eating

6/24/2008
6/23/2008
Healthy Diet Lowers Death Risk for Women

Study found eating fruits, veggies, whole grains most protective against heart disease

6/19/2008
Big, Well-Balanced Breakfast Aids Weight Loss

It led to almost 40-pound reduction among sedentary, obese women, study found

6/19/2008
Vitamin D May Promote Colon Cancer Survival

But debate continues on whether the nutrient should be recommended for patients

6/16/2008
Coffee Drinkers Might Live Longer

For women, especially, the brew could boost heart health, study finds

6/16/2008
Flavoring Food May Promote Weight Loss

Seasonings and sweeteners called 'tastants' help you feel full, study suggests

6/13/2008
Omega-3 Foods May Lower Eye Disease Risk

High intake of fatty acid associated with reduction of both early and late AMD

6/12/2008
Consumers Urged to Avoid Raw Milk and Raw Milk Products

Unpasteurized items responsible for E. coli infections in children, CDC reports

6/11/2008
6/10/2008
FDA Expands Tomato Warning Nationwide

Restaurants, markets stop offering some products after 167 people in 17 states sickened by salmonella, CDC reports