Food and Nutrition News

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10/20/2005
Health Tip: Blueberries Are Healthy

They're high in fiber, low in fat

10/19/2005
Health Tip: Your Child Doesn't Eat Meat

Make sure her diet contains enough nutrients

10/18/2005
Health Tip: Diet Sensibly

How you burn energy is key

10/17/2005
High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet Could Curb Alzheimer's

The study was only conducted in mice, however

10/10/2005
Fish Fuels the Brain

Eating it regularly seems to slow cognitive decline in older people, study finds

10/10/2005
Could Fatty Foods Help the Heart?

They could have one positive effect in reducing inflammation, rat study finds

10/10/2005
Health Tip: Take Halloween Precautions

Inspect candy thoroughly

10/5/2005
Higher-Priced Fruits, Veggies Linked to Weight Gain in Kids

Finding may help explain obesity epidemic, particularly in poorer areas, study says

10/5/2005
10/5/2005
Processed Meats Boost Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Carcinogens created during preparation may be to blame, experts say

10/3/2005
More American Kids Eating Deep-Fried Fast Foods

Numbers doubled in just three years, one study found

9/30/2005
Health Tip: Drink Enough Water

Suggestions to up your intake

9/29/2005
Health Tip: Is Your Catch Safe to Eat?

Some fresh fish are better than others

9/27/2005
Health Tip: Get Enough Fruits and Vegetables

You may help ward off cancer

9/26/2005
Pomegranate Shows Promise Against Prostate Cancer

It stopped malignancy in cell cultures and mice, but experts remain cautious

9/26/2005
Health Tip: Cap Your Child's Soda Habit

Consider less sugary alternatives

9/23/2005
Menopause May Boost Salt-Linked Hypertension

Hormonal changes can make women more sensitive to salt, raising blood pressure over time, study finds

9/22/2005
Schools Still Offer Too Much Junk Food: Report

Although some states are doing better than others, federal review finds

9/15/2005
Crunchy Veggies May Thwart Lung Cancer

In high doses, those in the cabbage family slowed malignancies, studies found

9/15/2005
Health Tip: Don't Skip Meals

It could cause you to gain weight

9/12/2005
Even Minimal Counseling Can Change Kids' Eating Habits

Study showed children ate less fat, salt, after just five sessions

9/9/2005
Morning Cereal Helps Girls Stay Slim

Study finds a high-fiber breakfast can benefit teens

9/6/2005
Well Water a Danger to Infants

Formula can be tainted with nitrates, linked to blood illness, experts say

9/2/2005
Steer Clear of Labor Day Eating Marathon

Research shows the 'binge-then-compensate' plan doesn't work

9/1/2005
For Antioxidants, Just Add Mushrooms

They're a rich source of one disease-fighting compound, study finds

8/31/2005
Olive Oil Has Painkilling Properties

Compound in it imitates activity of ibuprofen, researchers say

8/28/2005
Another Coffee Perk: Antioxidants

It's America's top source for the compounds, new research finds

8/25/2005
Health Tip: Get Less Salt

How to cut down

8/24/2005
Health Tip: Building Strong Bones

Iron and calcium can help

8/19/2005
Nosing Into the Science of Scent

Receiving odors via the nose or mouth alters' brain's perception, study shows

8/17/2005
Preschool Diet Linked to Adult Breast Cancer Risk

Researchers find connection to early consumption of French fries

8/16/2005
How Garlic Works Its Cardiovascular Magic

Study uncovers mechanism by which the herb does some damage to do some benefit

8/12/2005
Healthy Diet, Exercise Fight Prostate Cancer

Study is first to show lifestyle changes battle malignancy

8/10/2005
Rice Genome Sequenced

International team unlocks crop's genetic mysteries

8/9/2005
Health Tip: Diabetics, Eat Healthy

Foods to enjoy and those to avoid

8/7/2005
Fiber Guards Against Colon Cancer

Eating recommended amount could reduce risk by as much as 40 percent

8/5/2005
High Milk Intake May Boost Ovarian Cancer Risk

But the association is a weak one, researchers say

8/1/2005
Teens Want to Bulk Up

Study finds a third think about becoming more toned, having bigger muscles

8/1/2005
Fruit Juice, Water Top School Vending Machine Choices

Hamburgers, pizza are popular a la carte items, survey finds

7/29/2005
Fructose Sweetener Spurs Obesity

It may affect metabolism while boosting calories, experts say

7/28/2005
Health Tip: Nuts Are Good for You

But eat them in moderation

7/27/2005
7/26/2005
Bitter Taste May Have Been a Lifesaver

It soured early humans from tasting toxic food, study suggests

7/22/2005
Sesame Allergy a Growing Threat

Reports of serious reactions are rising globally, experts say

7/20/2005
No Evidence Calcium Fights Colon Cancer

It does seem to reduce benign polyps, however

7/18/2005
Dark Chocolate May Sweeten the Way to Health

Daily dose lowered blood pressure, improved insulin sensitivity, study showed

7/18/2005
Experts: Improve Efforts Against Animal-Borne Disease

Mad cow, avian flu and West Nile highlight the threat, report says

7/13/2005
Obesity Tougher on Men

Very overweight women much fitter than male peers, study finds

7/12/2005
Health Tip: Diabetics Who Travel

Plan in advance and stave off health problems

7/11/2005
Curry Spice Shuts Down Melanoma

In the lab, high doses of curcumin killed tumor cells