Food and Nutrition News

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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

6/6/2008
Whole Milk Cheaper, Effective Contrast Agent for GI Scans

It also tasted better than oral barium solution, study finds

6/5/2008
Fruits, Vegetables, Teas May Cut Smokers' Cancer Risk

Flavonoids in these foods may also counteract damage tobacco does to DNA, study suggests

6/5/2008
Weight Gain May Not Be Based Just on What You Eat

Study suggests the brain chemical serotonin influences fat metabolism

6/5/2008
Red Wine Compound Helps Heart, May Slow Aging

Resveratrol mimics effects of caloric restriction to extend life spans in mice

6/4/2008
Eating Habits Not Sole Cause of Thinness or Obesity

How you eat counts, study says, but nervous system also dictates weight gain, loss

6/4/2008
Low-Salt Diet May Not Be Best for Heart

Study finding contradicts conventional wisdom

6/3/2008
Risk Factors for Eating Disorders Vary by Gender

Rejecting media images, resilience to negative comments should be focus of prevention

6/3/2008
Fruit Juice May Be Healthy for Kids: Study

No weight gain seen among those who drink 100% juice, but not all experts agree with findings

6/2/2008
Kids Gulping Down More Sugary Beverages

Consumption of such drinks now make up to 15% of their daily calories, study finds

5/30/2008
Some Fats Deserve Change of Heart

Survey finds less than half of Americans know two particular fats boost cardiovascular health

5/30/2008
Green Tea Antioxidant May Help Prevent Alzheimer's

The science looks hopeful, but it's still too early to make a dietary recommendation, experts say

5/30/2008
5/30/2008
Mediterranean Diet May Ward Off Type 2 Diabetes

The eating plan is rich in fruits and vegetables and low in animal products

5/29/2008
Clinical Guideline Backs Food, Drink During Labor

Nurses, midwives urge more reviews, but say practice provides comfort and nutrition

5/29/2008
Type of Tomato Product Determines Power Against Prostate Cancer

Compound produced during drying works with lycopene to protect against malignancies, study suggests

5/26/2008
Health Tip: Taming a Sweet Tooth

Healthier options for your cravings

5/26/2008
Don't Leave Diet Out to Lunch on Vacation

Eating out is common while traveling, but it's important to make healthy choices

5/22/2008
Probiotics Help Adult Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery

The 'good bacteria' also boost gastrointestinal functioning, study found

5/22/2008
'Food Clock' May Override Master Sleep Clock in Times of Duress

Mouse study suggests threat of starvation triggers the switch

5/22/2008
Health Tip: Keeping Off the Weight

Stick with your eating plan

5/21/2008
Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Dry Dog Food

70 people, many of them young children, were sickened after handling the food, CDC says

5/21/2008
Health Tip: Heart-Healthy Diet Should Start in Infancy

Here's what the American Heart Association recommends

5/19/2008
Advances Aid Treatment, Diagnosis of Celiac Disease

Disorder triggered by gluten in common foods, such as bread, pasta, often goes unnoticed

5/15/2008
Health Tip: Keeping the Caregiver Healthy

Here are ways to prevent feeling burned out and stressed

5/13/2008
Health Tip: Can You Quit Smoking Without Weight Gain?

Suggestions to stay smoke-free and healthy

5/12/2008
Health Tip: Baby's Transition From Liquid Diet

Some signs it's time for solid foods

5/9/2008
Fighting a Fungus That Thrives on Tomatoes

Scientists find disease-resistant gene wards off fusarium wilt on leaves

5/9/2008
Flavonoids May Help Treat Alzheimer's

Compounds found in fruits and vegetables reduced brain plaques in mouse experiments

5/2/2008
Special Diet Can Ease Epileptic Seizures in Kids

Strong support for ketogenic regimen from major randomized trial