Food and Nutrition News

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10/31/2006
Health Tip: Watch Your Child's Sugar Intake

Sweets are OK in moderation

10/31/2006
Precooking Fries in Microwave Cuts Suspected Carcinogen

Levels of acrylamide reduced by nearly two-thirds depending on heat, study finds

10/31/2006
Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 172 in 18 States

U.S. health officials investigating latest bacterial infection, possibly linked to tomatoes.

10/27/2006
Curry Ingredient May Help Fight Alzheimer's

Curcumin spurs immune cells to 'eat up' brain plaques, early study shows

10/27/2006
Health Tip: Eat a Balanced Vegetarian Diet

Here's how to get the right nutrients

10/26/2006
Wild Boar May Have Caused Tainted Spinach Outbreak

Investigators probe whether animals carried E. coli to produce fields

10/23/2006
Daily Drink or Two Cuts Healthy Men's Heart Attack Risk

Moderate drinking benefits more than high-risk individuals, study suggests

10/20/2006
Bread-Heavy Diet Linked to Kidney Cancer

But expert urges caution in interpreting the study results

10/13/2006
Antibiotics in Poultry May Pose Risk to Humans

Overuse may foster drug resistance in people, study suggests

10/13/2006
Spinach Contamination Linked to Cattle Ranch

Tests reveal same strain of E. Coli bacteria that sickened 199 people, killed 3

10/12/2006
Cattle Ranch May Be Source of Spinach Contamination

Tests reveal same strain of E. Coli bacteria that sickened 199 people, killed 3

10/11/2006
Vigilance Is the Price of Weight Control

Successful dieters keep pounds off with a scale and ready-to-use action plans, study finds

10/11/2006
Food Safety Ultimately Rests With the Consumer

U.S. produce and meats are basically safe, experts say, but use caution in the kitchen

10/11/2006
California Lettuce Judged Safe by Grower

Nunes Co. reports tests found harmless variety of E. coli in samples

10/10/2006
Health Tip: Some Should Watch Fish Intake

Mercury in fish can harm kids, pregnant women

10/10/2006
California Lettuce Judged Safe by Grower

Nunes Co. reports tests found harmless variety of E. coli in samples

10/9/2006
Walnuts May Beat Olive Oil for Heart Health

Spanish study suggests they leave arteries more elastic

10/9/2006
'Mediterranean' Diet May Cut Alzheimer's Risk

Omega-3 fatty acid supplements might also help, another study shows

10/6/2006
Cola Raises Women's Osteoporosis Risk

Caffeine might be the culprit, experts say

10/6/2006
Spinach Gets Green Light, But Where Are the Greens?

Wary consumers mean markets may only slowly restock shelves, experts say

10/2/2006
Overeating a Form of Addiction

Study tracks stomach-to-brain nerve signals in obese people

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.