Food and Nutrition News

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3/2/2007
Whole-Grain Cereals Cut Heart Risks: Study

High-fiber breakfast not just for kids anymore, researchers say

3/2/2007
Tea Antioxidant Plus Celebrex May Fight Prostate Cancer

Combo slows tumor growth, animal study shows

3/1/2007
Salmonella in Peanut Butter Linked to Processing Plant

Finding suggests contamination occurred before product reached consumers, FDA says

3/1/2007
Drink a Little, Live a Little Longer?

Another study suggests that light alcohol intake, especially wine, boosts health

2/28/2007
Too Much TV Bad for Tots' Tummies

Study of 3-year-olds found diets got worse as viewing time rose

2/28/2007
Low-Fat Dairy Foods May Boost Infertility Risk

Study at odds with current dietary guidelines recommending three or more daily servings

2/26/2007
Study Crushes Garlic's Claim to Lower Cholesterol

Neither the fresh or pill-packaged varieties brought LDL levels down

2/26/2007
Black Soya Beans May Help Prevent Weight Gain

Rat study suggests they also lower cholesterol, help prevent diabetes

2/23/2007
U.S. Tests Confirm Salmonella in Peanut Butter

Number of sickened now 329 in 41 states, CDC says

2/22/2007
A Honey of a Source of Antioxidants

Darker varieties, made from 'honeydew' left on plants, may be especially healthy, study finds

2/19/2007
Experts Issue New Heart Disease Guidelines for Women

American Heart Association recommendations now focus on a woman's lifetime risk

2/19/2007
Being Breast-Fed May Be Key to Success

Those who were bottle-fed are less upwardly mobile, U.K. study finds

2/19/2007
Cooked Chicken Breasts Join Tainted-Food Recalls

Oscar Mayer product contaminated by listeriosis; Salmonella and botulism threats prompt cantaloupe, baby food recalls; peanut butter probe continuing

2/17/2007
'Great American Health Challenge:' Beat Cancer

American Cancer Society wants to help you cut your risk for the disease

2/17/2007
Tainted Cantaloupe, Baby Food Recalled

Salmonella and botulism threats prompt latest U.S. food scares; peanut butter probe continuing

2/16/2007
Experts Search for Source of Salmonella-Tainted Peanut Butter

Number of those sickened rises to 290 nationwide, CDC says

2/15/2007
Fish During Pregnancy Helps Child's Development

Study contradicts U.S. government advice on limiting fish intake

2/15/2007
Eating in Large Groups Boosts Food Intake

Study in children finds 'social facilitation' overrides normal appetite

2/15/2007
Stores Pull Peanut Butter After FDA Warns of Salmonella

Agency says 288 people in 39 states have been sickened so far

2/11/2007
Boning Up on Dietary Calcium

Here's how to get it and its nutrition 'partner,' vitamin D

2/7/2007
Orlistat Approved for Over-the-Counter Sale

A lower-dose version of adult weight-loss aid

2/1/2007
Health Tip: Develop Healthy Eating Habits

A few simple changes can make a big difference

1/29/2007
Health Tip: Is Your Baby Ready for Solid Food?

Answer these questions to find out

1/28/2007
New Food Pyramid Offers Building Blocks to Good Nutrition

Americans can better individualize their eating and exercise plans

1/26/2007
Coffee Shouldn't Boost Preemie Birth Risk: Study

Still, experts advise women use caution in not overdoing intake

1/26/2007
U.S. Kids' Health Habits Put Them at Risk

Only about 2% meet current guidelines for exercise and diet, study finds

1/16/2007
South Asians Plagued by Heart-Attack Risk Factors

They suffer first attack at 53 years, compared to 58.8 years for westerners

1/16/2007
Tomato-Broccoli Combo May Protect Against Prostate Cancer

Study with rats found the foods eaten together led to tumor reduction

1/14/2007
People Make More Food Decisions Than They Think

Plate size, packaging influence 'mindless autopilot' of more than 200 choices a day, study says

1/13/2007
Health Tip: Don't Miss Breakfast

It can actually help you lose weight

1/12/2007
Lifestyle Traits Boosts Kids' Weight

More TV time, fewer family meals, unsafe neighborhoods cited by study

1/9/2007
On Nutritious Drink Studies, Consider the Funding Source

If industry pays for the research, bias may result, study suggests

1/6/2007
Boost Your Health With Spices

Substituting herbs for salts and fats contributes to a better diet, expert says

1/5/2007
Got Milk? Yup, and Not a Cow to Be Found

Alternative versions can come from soy, rice, even nuts, experts say

1/5/2007
Prenatal Vitamins Linked to Healthier Babies

Supplements could save newborn lives in developing countries, researchers say

1/3/2007
Discovery Shows How Brain Stimulates Hunger

Researchers detail cascade of events that occurs during fasting

12/29/2006
Living With Kids Could Add Pounds

Study finds those with children in the home consume more saturated fat

12/28/2006
More U.S. Kids Developing Kidney Stones

The likely cause: too little water, too much salt, experts say

12/28/2006
FDA Calls Food From Cloned Animals Safe

Critics disagree; public has 90 days to comment

12/27/2006
Nitrates May Explain Success of Blood-Pressure Diet

Small Swedish study suggests leafy vegetables could be source of nutrient

12/26/2006
Don't Brush Off Dental Health Over the Holidays

Sweet treats can be bitter on teeth, doctors warn

12/22/2006
Weight Loss May Cut Prostate Cancer Risk

Obesity, on the other hand, boosts odds of more aggressive disease, study finds

12/19/2006
Safety Tips for Cooks Preparing the Holiday Table

The '2-hour rule' tops simple list of ways to prevent food-borne illnesses

12/18/2006
Low-Fat Diet Helps Prevent Breast Cancer Recurrence

Researchers say the effect was strongest in tough-to-treat malignancies

12/15/2006
Soy-Based Inhibitor Holds Promise as MS Treatment

Natural substance reduced nervous system inflammation in animal study

12/15/2006
Kids With High IQs Grow Up to Be Vegetarians

The smarter they are, the more likely they'll shun meat as adults, British researchers contend

12/14/2006
Iceberg Lettuce Seen as Taco Bell E. coli Source

U.S. health officials declare outbreak over, but investigation continues

12/14/2006
Health Tip: Understanding Trans Fats

Why they're so heart unhealthy

12/13/2006
Women Still Chief Household Organizers: U.K. Study

Findings suggest health promotions should target them and not men

12/12/2006