Food and Nutrition News

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1/19/2017
Food Stamp Use Linked to Raised Early Death Risk in Study

Highlights need to improve health of poorer Americans, researchers say

1/19/2017
1/19/2017
Health Tip: Don't Waste Food

Suggestions for cutting down

1/18/2017
Could Grilled, Smoked Meats Lower Survival After Breast Cancer?

Study can't prove cause and effect, but raises questions about beef, pork, lamb cooked at high temps

1/18/2017
FDA Offers Guidance on Fish Intake for Kids, Pregnant Women

Agency recommends 2-3 servings of 'best choices' weekly

1/18/2017
Incentives May Spur Poor Families to Buy More Fruits, Veggies

Many may not know about program that doubles value of food stamps spent on produce, study finds

1/18/2017
Health Tip: Investing in Your Fitness

Don't fall for fads and gimmicks

1/18/2017
1/17/2017
Monkey Study Boosts Theory That Fewer Calories Can Extend Life

But calorie restriction should start at older ages, researchers say

1/17/2017
Health Tip: Stick With Your Healthy-Eating Resolution

Remain committed to your New Year's pledge

1/16/2017
Can Coffee Perk Up Heart Health, Too?

In lab tests, caffeine blocked inflammatory response, but did not prove cause-and-effect

1/13/2017
Kids' Use of Artificial Sweeteners Spiked in Recent Years

Some studies suggest a link between the sugar substitutes and obesity, researcher says

1/12/2017
Most of Canada's Packaged Foods, Drinks Have Added Sugars

Even so-called 'healthy' options and baby foods were laden with the sweet stuff, study finds

1/12/2017
Sushi Lovers, Beware: Tapeworm Now Found in U.S. Salmon

But risk of infection is low, infectious disease doctor says

1/11/2017
Despite Pledges, No Improvement in Chain Restaurant Kids' Menus: Study

A 2011 initiative to lower calories, sugar and salt hasn't yielded results, researchers say

1/11/2017
Blood Levels of Meat-Linked Chemical Tied to Odds of Heart Trouble

Produced when meat, eggs and dairy are digested, TMAO may trigger plaque buildup in vessels, researchers explain

1/11/2017
Want to Leave Dinner Feeling Full? Bring on the Beans

Vegetable patties make diners feel fuller than meat so they eat less, Danish study finds

1/11/2017
Health Tip: Eat a Protein-Rich Breakfast

Suggestions for what to serve

1/11/2017
Government-Backed Salt Reduction Efforts Could Deliver Big Health Pay Day

Researchers estimate a 10 percent cut in salt could save millions worldwide from heart disease

1/10/2017
Lots of Red Meat May Be Tied to Gut Disorder in Men

Diverticulitis involves tears or blockages in colon and can be very painful

1/10/2017
Health Tip: Improve Your Diet

Eat healthier foods

1/10/2017
Special Diet May Be Boon for Kids With Crohn's, Colitis

Eating plan focuses on natural, non-processed foods, such as fruits, veggies and nuts

1/9/2017
Warmer Waters May Mean More Toxic Shellfish

New scientific tool helps predict harmful algae blooms in Pacific

1/6/2017
Health Tip: Enjoying Rare Meat Safely

Suggestions to avoid food poisoning

1/5/2017
1/4/2017
More Signs Mediterranean Diet May Boost Your Brain

Older adults who favored this eating style lost less brain volume, study finds

1/4/2017
Plant-Based Diets Score Big for Healthy Weight Loss

U.S. News & World Report ranks DASH diet No. 1 for 7th year in a row

1/4/2017
1/3/2017
Resolve to Reduce Your Cancer Risk This Year

Healthy habits are key to preventing the disease, cancer experts say

12/29/2016
Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Cut Kids' Asthma Risk

High doses linked to 30 percent drop in children's odds of developing the airway disease, study finds

12/28/2016
Healthy Snacks Can Be Smart Part of a Diabetes Diet

Specialists recommend low-carb energy sources between meals

12/28/2016
Why Acne Can Strike Women After the Teen Years

Study suggests diet, stress and family history may play a role

12/27/2016
Kids' Restaurant Meals Need Slimming Down: Nutritionists

Popular children's fare at U.S. chains exceeds recommended calorie counts

12/26/2016
Wiser, But Fatter, by Graduation

Study finds 10-pound weight gain is about average for college students

12/25/2016
Does Santa's Diet, Lifestyle Earn Him a Stocking Full of Coal?

But, kudos for kicking that pipe smoking habit, a doctor says

12/23/2016
Don't Let Food Poisoning Ruin Your Holiday Celebration

Keep extra cooks out of the kitchen to avoid food safety mistakes, experts advise

12/23/2016
Head Off 'Holiday Heart Syndrome'

Eating and drinking too much can increase your risk for cardiac complications, experts advise

12/23/2016
Health Tip: 3 Steps to Eating Healthier

Avoid fat, sugar and salt

12/22/2016
How to Ship Food Gifts Without Risk

Even foods that are smoked, cured or fully cooked should be kept cold, experts advise

12/21/2016
Child Deaths Highlight Choking Dangers Posed by Grapes

Deaths of 5-year-old and toddler cited in new report

12/21/2016
Cured Meats and Asthma Symptoms

Eating a lot of processed, cured meat may increase asthma symptoms, study finds.

12/21/2016
Cured Meats Could Aggravate Asthma, Study Suggests

Symptoms worsened for those who often ate foods like ham and salami

12/19/2016
Some Kids' Genes Might Make Food Ads More Tempting

Brain scans showed they had more reaction in 'reward center' when viewing fast-food commercials

12/19/2016
Health Tip: Add Color to Your Food

And make meals more interesting

12/16/2016
Health Tip: Get the Nutrients You Need

Even if you're vegetarian or vegan

12/15/2016
Health Tip: Using a Food Diary

Questions you should ask yourself

12/14/2016
Sniffing Out the Asparagus-Odor-in-Pee Mystery

Genetics may explain the digestive puzzle, researchers say

12/13/2016
Health Tip: Keep Teeth Healthy During the Holidays

Suggestions for your pearly whites

12/8/2016
Healthy Diet May Mean Longer Life for Kidney Patients

Study found eating lots of fruit, vegetables, fish, whole grains was linked to lower rate of early death

12/2/2016
Low-Carb Diet May Aid Your Metabolism

Cutting back on sweets helps, while exercising before meals may not, small study finds