Food and Nutrition News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

7/7/2005
Early Interventions Help Urban Kids

Those who got support had better mental, physical health as adults, study found

7/6/2005
Soy May Fight High Blood Pressure

But don't change your diet just yet, experts say

7/4/2005
Health Tip: Appetite Control

Suggestions to avoid overeating

7/3/2005
Summer Travel Can Still Mean Healthy Eating

Some tips for food on the go

6/28/2005
Report: Bioterrorists Could Poison Milk Supply With Botulism

U.S. officials criticize article as a 'road map for terrorists'

6/28/2005
Watch How High You Pile Your Child's Plate

Amount of food you put before them a major factor in how much they eat

6/28/2005
CT Scans and Coffee Don't Mix

Caffeine can cloud image, researchers report

6/26/2005
Preteen Dieting Can Signal Trouble Ahead

Early signs of eating disorders emerging in younger girls, experts say

6/26/2005
For Better, Safer Burger, Add Rosemary

The herb cuts BBQ-linked carcinogens, expert says

6/23/2005
6/17/2005
TV Food Ads Misleading Kids

In study, youngsters typically identified less-healthy snacks as 'nutritious'

6/17/2005
High-Salt Diet Raises Asthma Risk

Exercise-induced attacks were more common, study found

6/17/2005
Green Tea May Protect Against Autoimmune Diseases

Tea compound suppressed immune-cell activity in skin and salivary glands

6/15/2005
Fish Oil Compound Plus Anesthetic May Fight Breast Cancer

In lab, this combo cut tumor cell spread in half

6/14/2005
Mood Affects Diet During Pregnancy

Distressed women may cut back on healthy nutrients, study finds

6/13/2005
Calcium May Cut PMS Risk

But it may not work for all women, experts caution

6/11/2005
Salt Aggravates High Blood Pressure

And the mineral is hidden in many foods, experts say

6/10/2005
Peanut Allergy Testing, Without the Nuts

Skin- and blood-based tests are safer and just as accurate, study finds

6/8/2005
Raisins Contain Beneficial Compounds for Dental Health

But one expert warns the fruit in its natural form may promote cavities

6/7/2005
Cranberry Juice May Fight Intestinal Bugs

Laboratory study found immediate effect, but more research needed

6/7/2005
For Some Kids, Milk Can be Too Much of a Good Thing

Drinking more than recommended amounts tied to weight gain, study suggests

6/6/2005
Processing May Prevent Peanut Peril

Allergen levels fall after fermentation, scientists say

6/2/2005
CDC: Being Overweight or Obese Not Healthy

Agency holds news conference to counter its own recent report

6/2/2005
Health Tip: Got Lactose Intolerance?

Keep track of how much dairy you eat

6/1/2005
Skipping Breakfast Common Among U.S. Girls

The problem is most pronounced among black teens, study finds

5/26/2005
Fish Oil Fights Smog's Effect on Heart

It beat soy oil in keeping cardiac damage at bay, study found

5/18/2005
Babies at Celiac Disease Risk Should Wait for Wheat

Timing of first gluten in diet could help ward off the illness

5/12/2005
Health Tip: A Taste of Road Rage?

Peppermint or cinnamon may help calm you down

5/11/2005
Sodas Keep Child Obesity Soaring

Some hard facts on soft drinks in latest review

5/10/2005
Dairy Products Defend Against Diabetes

Even low-fat ice cream may offer some protection, study suggests

5/10/2005
Health Tip: Getting a Headache After Meals?

It may be the foods you eat