Food and Nutrition News

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10/2/2006
Expanding Portions, Expanding Waistlines

Excessive servings are at the root of much weight gain, experts say

10/2/2006
Health Tip: Red Wine May Be Good for You

It's rich in antioxidants

9/26/2006
Nutrition Labels Confuse Consumers

Many make mistakes in reading and calculating, study finds

9/24/2006
Restricted Diet May Help Prevent Alzheimer's

Low-calorie intake influenced a variety of age-related diseases in monkey study

9/20/2006
Health Tip: Planning Meals for Your Children

Keep them on a regular schedule

9/13/2006
Health Tip: Reduce Salt in Your Diet

It will help you avoid high blood pressure

9/12/2006
Long Life May Be Your Cup of (Green) Tea

The brew helps prevent an early demise, major Japanese study suggests

9/11/2006
Biohazard Detection May Be a Wipe Away

Nanotechnology napkins would alert users to danger, scientists say

9/11/2006
Health Tip: Make Time for Breakfast

Start your day with a healthy meal

9/8/2006
Health Tip: Eat Properly

Eat fruits and veggies, avoid too much sugar and fat

9/5/2006
Higher Protein Diet Helps Keep Hunger Away

Animal studies illuminate mechanism that boosts hormone controlling weight

9/5/2006
Pediatricians Say Dairy OK for Lactose-Intolerant Kids

New guidelines stress the need for proper calcium intake for bone health

9/4/2006
Orange Juice Best at Stopping Kidney Stones

It outperformed lemonade and other citrus juices, study found

9/4/2006
Outdoor Cooking: Stay on the Safe Side

Some easy precautions can make your holiday fun -- and worry-free

9/3/2006
Fresh Fruits, Veggies Can Trigger Allergy

'Pollen-food syndrome' leaves mouths itchy, experts say

8/31/2006
Exercise: The Antidote for a High-Fat Meal

Even a mild workout reverses arterial damage, study suggests

8/29/2006
Health Tip: Get Enough Fiber

Foods that will help keep you healthy

8/22/2006
High-Cal, Low-Fiber Diets Driving Kids to Obesity

One expert blames this regimen for epidemic of overweight

8/15/2006
High-Fat, Copper-Rich Diet Boosts Risk of Cognitive Decline in Elderly

Older adults face an acceleration equivalent to 19 more years of age, researchers say

8/15/2006
Yellow Pigment in Veggies Protects Against Eye Disease

Carotenoids in corn, squash and leafy greens cuts risk of age-related vision loss in older women

8/8/2006
Just a Little High-Saturated Fat Can Be Hard on the Arteries

Researchers find that even one high-fat meal reduces effects of 'good' cholesterol

8/4/2006
Salmonella: The Trojan Horse of Germs

The food-borne bacteria seems to take over and infect host cells, researchers say

8/4/2006
Health Tip: Living With Irritable Bowel

Controlling stress, healthy diet may help

8/2/2006
Controversy Surrounds EPA Review of Pesticides

Critics say process fails to protect the public; agency says its standards match highest in the world

8/2/2006
Curry May Help Prevent Colon Cancer

Chemicals in popular spice decreased polyp sizes, study finds

8/1/2006
Food Clock Sets Mealtimes

Scientists gain insight into how your brain knows when to tell you to eat

7/31/2006
Watermelons Are Healthier When Served Warm

Study found those kept at room temperature for two weeks had more antioxidants

7/25/2006
Bigger Tableware Helps Widen Waistlines

In study, people ate more when using larger spoons, bowls

7/23/2006
You Are, Indeed, What You Eat

Your choices for meals can modulate your emotions and brainpower, expert says.

7/21/2006
Health Tip: Coffee May Be a Healthy Way to Start Your Day

Rich in antioxidants that can protect against heart disease

7/21/2006
High-Sugar, Low-Caffeine 'Energy' Drinks Don't Work

Study shows they actually make you sleepier

7/15/2006
Food Safety Tips Make Picnics Perfect

It all comes down to temperature, experts say

7/6/2006
Health Tip: Can Beer Be Good for You?

It may strengthen your bones and help your heart

7/5/2006
DDT Linked to Developmental Delays in Babies

Breast-feeding seems to offset some of the pesticide's negative effects, study finds

6/30/2006
Shedding Light on Trans Fats in Foods

New FDA labeling requirement helps consumers spot these threats to heart health

6/30/2006
Enzyme May Aid People With Celiac Disease

If successful, it could free patients from gluten-free diets, study says

6/26/2006
Coffee Could Help Keep Diabetes Away

Antioxidants, not caffeine, may be the reason why, researchers say

6/23/2006
Could a Low-Carb Diet Slow Alzheimer's?

In mouse study, fewer carbs meant fewer brain-robbing plaques

6/20/2006
Cherry Juice May Ease Muscle Pain

Exercise-induced injuries may respond to antioxidants in the juice, researchers say

6/19/2006
Peanut Allergy Incidents Waning, But Still a Problem

Canadian study shows more education is needed

6/16/2006
Citrus Juices Up Bone Health

Grapefruit, orange juice battled osteoporosis in rat study

6/14/2006
Salt Initiative Backed by Health Professionals

But call for warning labels on high-salt foods draws fire from food industry

6/13/2006
Fish Oil Won't Fix Abnormal Heart Rhythms: Study

But eating fish may still be heart-healthy, expert says

6/13/2006
Trans Fats May Speed 'Spare Tire'

Diets rich in these fats quickly widen waistlines, monkey study shows

6/8/2006
Fewer Calories May Mean Longer Life

Just a little less food each day may slow aging, rat study shows

6/8/2006
Organic Food: Worth the Cost?

Proponents tout health benefits, but critics find little value

6/7/2006
Cereal Grains Not So Bad for Baby

Delaying their introduction until after six months boosts risk of wheat allergy, study finds

5/31/2006
Research Reveals Blood Sugar's Effect on Wakefulness

Finding could lead to treatments for problems like sleep disorders and obesity

5/29/2006
Health Tip: Do I Need a Vitamin E Supplement?

Most people can get enough from the right diet

5/26/2006
Danger Can Lurk in Morning O.J.

In rare cases, juice can harbor salmonella bacteria, experts say