Food and Nutrition News

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2/8/2010
Beer for the Bones?

Beneficial silicon content varies from brew to brew, study finds

2/8/2010
3 Home Habits Help Youngsters Stay Slim

Eating together, limiting TV and getting enough sleep cut risk of obesity, study finds

2/8/2010
Soft Drinks Could Boost Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Higher blood sugar, insulin levels might cause cells to divide abnormally, researchers say

2/3/2010
Mealtime a Challenge for Some With Autism

Those with the disorder prone to restrictive, obsessive eating habits

2/3/2010
Health Tip: Things that May Cause or Worsen GERD

Factors that could contribute to its primary symptom -- heartburn

2/2/2010
Fish Oil Helped Stave Off Psychosis in Study Patients

Supplements may benefit those at high risk of schizophrenia

2/2/2010
Health Tip: Foods That May Spur Migraines

A list of common culinary triggers

2/1/2010
Obama Proposes $911 Billion for Health and Human Services

Highlights include efforts to improve food safety, expand child care and boost research

1/28/2010
Omega-3 Supplements Don't Reduce Risk of Preterm Birth

No benefit seen for women with history of early delivery, researchers say

1/27/2010
Green Tea May Help Treat Uterine Fibroids

Human trials will begin soon, researchers say

1/20/2010
Small Cuts in Salt Intake Spur Big Drops in Heart Trouble

U.S. study found just 3 fewer grams a day slashed heart disease, death rates

1/20/2010
How the Apple Keeps the Doctor Away

Good bacteria in the gut may get a boost from the fruit, study finds

1/19/2010
Shedding Light on Why Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Help the Heart

The greater the consumption, the less shrinkage of chromosome component, research shows

1/18/2010
Most Fast-Food French Fries Cooked in Unhealthiest Oil

Corn oil contains saturated fat, known to contribute to heart disease, researchers say

1/18/2010
Self-Control Just Might Be Contagious

People you spend time with affect your behavior, for good or bad, research finds

1/15/2010
Blacks With Diabetes Urged to Cut Calories, Salt

Dietary changes may stave off eye disease, research suggests

1/14/2010
Health Tip: Finding Magnesium in Food

How to obtain the essential mineral

1/12/2010
Green Tea May Lower Lung Cancer Risk

Benefits seen for smokers, nonsmokers, those with certain genetic makeup

1/12/2010
1/11/2010
Why You Eat for the Joy of It

A hunger hormone may drive the impulse to chow down even when full, researchers say

1/11/2010
Health Tip: You Need Vitamin B12

Here's where to find it

1/7/2010
Calorie Counts on Food Labeling Often Off

Restaurant, packaged foods often have more calories than stated, researchers say

1/6/2010
Showing Kids How Fast They Eat May Help Them Shape Up

New device links eating speed and portion size to aid weight loss, researchers say

1/5/2010
Pomegranate May Fight Some Breast Cancers

Phytochemical in fruit could inhibit hormone-driven disease, study finds

1/4/2010
No Proof Yet That Special Diets Ease Autism

Experts say that, for now, parents should work with their child's doctors

1/3/2010
For Baby and Mom Alike, Breast-Feeding May Be Best

Experts explore the why and wherefore of method's benefits

12/30/2009
Exaggerating a Threat to Weight Goals May Help Self-Control

Overestimating calorie count helps dieters fight temptation, study finds

12/25/2009
Eat Up, But Eat Healthy This Holiday Season

Enjoy the occasional treat while sticking to your diet. Here's how.

12/24/2009
Marijuana 'Munchies' May Be Rooted in Biology

Scientists identify substances similar to those in pot that increase the response to sweets

12/23/2009
Health Tip: Eat Healthier This Holiday Season

Suggestions for smart eating

12/21/2009
Imagine Food Aromas That Prevent Overeating

Scientists working on edibles that will signal fullness just by chewing

12/20/2009
Santa Not the Best Role Model for Kids' Health

His personal habits more naughty than nice, public health expert says

12/18/2009
Kids in Home-Based Day Care Lack Exercise

Most providers meet nutrition but not physical activity needs, study finds

12/18/2009
More Medicinal Uses for Pomegranate

Ointment made with fruit rind fights drug-resistant infections, researchers say

12/18/2009
Health Tip: Blueberries Are Good for You

They have lots of fiber and vitamin C

12/17/2009
Could Omega-3s Boost Blood Fat Levels?

Study finds short-term effect may not be beneficial

12/17/2009
Wide Array of Stores Now Sell High-Calorie Snacks

They're at checkout counters of clothing stores, gas stations -- and adding to obesity epidemic, study says

12/17/2009
Obesity, Inactivity Keeping Heart Health Stats Down

Treatments have improved, but Americans fall down on prevention, experts say

12/16/2009
Foodborne E. Coli Suspected in Urinary Tract Infections

Experts caution, though, that no direct link has been found

12/11/2009
Spice Compounds May Stem Tumor Growth

Lab study suggests possible action against breast cancer

12/9/2009
General Mills to Cut Sugar in Kids' Cereals

Food maker responds to calls for more nutritious breakfast food

12/9/2009
Want to Cut Cancer Risk? Try Munching Pistachios

Benefit comes from a particular type of vitamin E in the nuts, expert says

12/8/2009
Soy Beneficial for Breast Cancer Survivors: Study

Surprising finding shows it reduces risk of death, recurrence

12/4/2009
Teens Lose More Weight Using Healthy Strategies

Increasing exercise, water and fruit consumption leads to success, study finds

11/25/2009
Holiday Eating Without the Guilt -- or the Pounds

Two experts offer waistline-friendly ways to enjoy festive feasting

11/25/2009
Natural Soy Component May Help Treat Colon Cancer

Discovery in fruit fly study may lead to new drugs for people, researchers say

11/25/2009
Salt Really Does Boost Health Risks

Links to stroke, cardiovascular disease may make a case for population-wide reduction, review finds

11/24/2009
Health Tip: The Skinny on Carbohydrates

What you need and how to get it

11/22/2009
Go Healthy, Not Hungry for Holiday Eating

Planning ahead can help keep eating under control, expert says

11/19/2009
Diet, Cognitive Ability May Play Role in Heart Disease

Study finds fewer deaths among higher-functioning seniors who eat lots of fruits, vegetables