Food and Nutrition News

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11/22/2005
Breast-Feeding May Lower Mom's Risk of Diabetes

Risk lowered 15 percent per year of breast-feeding, study shows

11/22/2005
Kids May Outgrow Tree Nut Allergy

About 1 in 10 lose their allergy to cashews, pistachios or other tree nuts, study found

11/21/2005
Trigger for Obesity Identified

Finding could lead to new drug therapies, researchers say

11/16/2005
Fewer Carbs Boost DASH Diet's Heart Benefits

Replacing carbohydrates with protein or monosaturated fats checked blood pressure

11/15/2005
Sweet Tooth Takes Bite Out of Stress

Rat study suggests sugary foods can lower anxiety

11/14/2005
Eating Out Poses Health Risks for Kids

They're prone to high blood pressure and other risk factors for heart disease, study finds

11/10/2005
11/9/2005
Scientists Uncover Protein's Weight-Loss Secrets

Rat study suggests low-carb diets trigger "all full" signal in brain

11/8/2005
Java Won't Get Blood Pressure Jumping

Coffee may even protect women from hypertension, but colas may encourage it, new study finds

11/7/2005
Prolonged Bottle-feeding Linked to Iron Deficiency

This can lead to anemia and learning problems, researchers caution

11/7/2005
Special Diet Curbs Colic

Banning wheat, milk, eggs, soy, nuts and fish lessened crying time for breast-fed infants

11/2/2005
Fondness for Fatty Foods May Be Built In

Could tongues be equipped with a 'fat sensor'?

11/2/2005
Soy Safe for Postmenopausal Women

Studies suggest it's an effective alternative to HRT in easing menopausal symptoms

11/1/2005
Health Tip: Foods That Are Naturally Low Fat

Some foods are healthy from the start

10/31/2005
Health Tip: No Waist of Time

Watching your midsection can help you stay healthy

10/27/2005
Health Tip: What's in Your Cookware?

Some materials may pose health risks

10/26/2005
Fish Oil May Fight Dry Eye Syndrome

More dietary omega 3 fatty acids could ease the ailment, study finds

10/21/2005
Study Refutes Soft Drinks' Impact on Kids' Obesity

Researchers say school policies restricting sodas in vending machines would not be effective

10/21/2005
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