Food and Nutrition News

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11/4/2007
Folic Acid Fortification Cuts Babies' Heart Risks

Canadian study shows reduction after folate added to foods

11/4/2007
Chocolate Has Sweet Effect on Blood Flow

Arteries function better when the dark delight is consumed, study suggests

11/2/2007
Calorie-Starved Rats Live Longer: Study

But most humans couldn't maintain such a low-cal diet, scientists say

11/2/2007
Diet, Lifestyle Changes Cut Some Infertility Risk

Food, exercise choices may lower risk by almost 80% for those with ovulatory disorders, study suggests

10/30/2007
Vitamin D Won't Help Prevent Most Cancers

Major study did find possible protection against colon tumors, however

10/29/2007
Zinc Helps Elderly Ward Off Pneumonia

Nursing home study finds it can prevent or shorten the illness

10/26/2007
A Happy Halloween Means Safety First

Key precautions can help to ensure your child's well-being

10/25/2007
Broccoli May Help Fight Skin Cancer

Natural compound shields against effects of UV rays

10/24/2007
Smoking Dulls Taste for Sweets

The effect deepens over time, researchers add

10/17/2007
Genes Might Help Drive Overeating

DNA-based brain chemical changes mean more food is needed, study suggests

10/16/2007
Raw Seafood Poses Digestive Risks

Symptoms of infection include diarrhea, cramping and vomiting, researchers say

10/16/2007
Garlic May Ward Off Heart Woes

It spurs a chemical linked to healthy blood vessels, study finds

10/12/2007
Chocolate Lovers May Be Hard-Wired That Way

Study finds their metabolism reacts differently to the sweet treat

10/11/2007
Concerns Rise Over U.S. Food Safety

Recalls, food poisonings point to serious shortcomings, some experts say

10/11/2007
10/10/2007
Health Tip: Say Cheers With Red Wine

How, in moderation, it may help keep you healthy

10/10/2007
Tea Helps Toughen Older Women's Hips

Those who drink it daily lose less bone, study finds

10/9/2007
More Fiber, Less Fat Help Prevent Ovarian Cancer

Long-term dietary change led to 40% reduction in risk, study found

10/9/2007
Health Tip: The Benefits of Omega-3s

Why they're good for you

10/8/2007
Human Urine Safe, Productive Fertilizer

It's loaded with nitrogen and shouldn't pose health risk, experts say

10/5/2007
Study Rates Heart Health of Popular Diet Plans

Ornish beat Atkins, but any weight loss is good for the heart, researchers say

9/27/2007
Health Tip: Considering Low-Carb?

Things you should know

9/27/2007
Fried Food Compounds May Harm Heart

'AGEs' are produced in fatty foods at high heat, experts say

9/26/2007
Fruits, Veggies Won't Lower Colon Cancer Risk

Study finds no link, but these foods do fight other health woes, experts say

9/25/2007
Omega-3s Guard Against Type 1 Diabetes

High-risk kids who ate more fatty acids were less likely to develop diabetes, study says

9/25/2007
Health Tip: Finding Fiber in Your Diet

Foods that are fiber-rich

9/24/2007
Scientists Serve Up Better Fish Batter

They say they've lowered the fat, kept the crispiness

9/17/2007
Health Tip: Plan Healthy Family Meals

Teach good eating habits early

9/17/2007
The Nutrition-Conscious Take a Bite Out of Fast Food

Menus are changing nationwide as customer, regulatory pressures mount

9/14/2007
Non-Stick Gum Something to Chew On

Inventors say product dissolves naturally

9/14/2007
Women's Folic Acid Levels Improving

That should mean fewer serious birth defects, U.S. experts say

9/14/2007
Tomato Diet Can't Guarantee Prostate Health: Study

Lycopene, other nutrients no shield against prostate cancer, researchers say

9/14/2007
Health Tip: Do's and Don'ts While Breastfeeding

What new moms eat is still important

9/12/2007
Veggies Might Ward Off Age-Linked Vision Woes

Two nutrients protect against macular degeneration, study finds

9/12/2007
Family Dinners Shape Healthier Eating Habits

Routine helps teens make better food choices as adults, study finds

9/10/2007
Mediterranean Diet May Boost Alzheimer's Survival

Patients eating most greens, grains, olive oil lived 4 years longer, study found

9/10/2007
Vitamin D Supplements May Lengthen Life

They could fight cancer, heart disease, researchers say

9/10/2007
Experts Sort Out Good Fats From Bad

New guide helps consumers make healthier food choices

9/9/2007
Saturated Fat: Even a Little Splurge May Be Too Much

Fatty meal has immediate, negative effect on heart health, research shows

9/7/2007
Get Your Fruits & Veggies: CDC

Agency is offering a free kit to help families eat healthy

9/6/2007
Cutting Salt Won't Affect Foods' Safety

High-sodium processed foods are major contributor to heart trouble, researchers note

9/6/2007
Vitamin C Plus Fat Might Spur Cancer

Mixing in the stomach, this combo encourages carcinogens, study suggests

9/6/2007
Food Additives Could Fuel Hyperactivity in Kids

Study makes first link between colorings, preservatives and behavioral woes

8/30/2007
Pollen, Fruits, Veggies Help Trigger Oral Allergy Syndrome

Cooking foods can reduce or prevent allergic reactions, group suggests

8/25/2007
Make a New Assault on Salt

Most Americans get far too much than is healthy, experts say

8/24/2007
Sugary Sodas High in Diabetes-Linked Compound

But experts say more study is needed to confirm any danger

8/24/2007
Fish Oil Might Help Relieve MS

Omega-3 fatty acids ease immune dysfunction, study suggests

8/24/2007
Antioxidant Supplements May Raise Women's Skin Cancer Risk

Mechanism isn't clear, and new findings don't apply to men

8/23/2007
Health Tip: Dangerous Dieting

Fad or quick weight-loss diets can lead to health problems

8/21/2007
Scientists Develop 'Natural' Protection for Stored Foods

Biodegradable polymers infused with herbal extracts could extend product shelf life