Food and Nutrition News

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9/9/2008
Health Tip: Eating a Brain-Healthy Diet

Nutritional suggestions to help keep your mind sharp

9/8/2008
Health Tip: Understanding Serving Sizes

Know how much you should eat

9/3/2008
Kids of Stressed, Low-Income Moms Prone to Weight Problems

Anxiety may prompt the children to eat unhealthy foods, study suggests

8/31/2008
Brain 'Master Switch' May Control Appetite, Fertility

Mouse study shows genetic link to signals telling body when it's full, safe to mate

8/29/2008
Antioxidant-Rich Diet May Protect Against Eye Disease

Compounds likely extend life of retinal cells that fight age-related macular degeneration

8/28/2008
Salmonella Outbreak Over, U.S. Says

FDA lifts advisory against eating raw Mexican jalapeno and serrano peppers

8/27/2008
Mistaken Beliefs About Cancer Abound

Global survey says many inflate environmental risks, downplay behaviors that count

8/26/2008
Nuts, Seeds, Popcorn Don't Boost Diverticulosis Risk

Study disputes conventional wisdom, but other experts say those foods cause pain for some

8/25/2008
Food Allergy Action Plan Can Keep Kids From Harm

Allergists recommend consulting with school staff on avoidance strategies

8/24/2008
Healthy Lunches Help Kids' Concentration in School

Parents should go light on fats and remember their example is best teacher, expert says

8/22/2008
Intense Heat May Boost Tomato Antioxidant

Fat added to lycopene molecules appears to increase disease-fighting power, study says

8/22/2008
Marinades Help Keep Grilled Meat Safe

Study found they reduce the amount of cancer-causing compounds

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