Food and Nutrition News

Date Posted
Article Title
4/3/2005
Garlic Boosts Lung Health in Rats

But could you handle two cloves a day?

3/29/2005
Grapefruit and Prescription Drugs: Mix Carefully

The fruit and its juice can trigger potentially dangerous consequences

3/29/2005
Atkins Introduces New Carb Labelling

'Net Atkins Count' to replace 'net carbs'

3/24/2005
Gene-Diet Link May Shield Some Men From Prostate Cancer

Antioxidants from food especially helpful in 25% of men, study suggests

3/22/2005
Fish Oil May Keep Alzheimer's Disease at Bay

In mouse studies, diets high in omega-3 fatty acid reduced harmful brain protein

3/22/2005
Pomegranate Juice Cuts Cardiovascular Risks

Mouse study finds it reduces fatty buildup on artery walls

3/18/2005
Natural Goodness From 'Healing Foods Pyramid'

New guide starts with water and includes fruits, veggies and chocolate

3/16/2005
Hispanic Foods Get Nutritional Thumbs-up

Mexican cheeses, teas do more than tantalize your tastebuds, studies find

3/16/2005
Health Tip: Building Your Bones

It's never too early to start

3/16/2005
Compound Could Lessen Damage of Fast Food

Researchers test form of cellulose that slows fat absorption, reduces diabetes risk

3/11/2005
Yogurt May Chase Away Bad Breath

Study finds sugarless variety reduces sulfur compounds that cause halitosis

3/11/2005
Milk Study Leaves a Sour Taste

Dairy industry challenges study questioning bone benefits

3/10/2005
Health Tip: The Power of Green Tea

Studies show it can ward off disease

3/7/2005
Oily Fish Fosters Healthy Blood Fat

Scientists believe they've found a link between fish and good health

3/7/2005
Osteoporosis Linked to Celiac Disease

Special diet reversed bone loss, study finds

3/4/2005
Dietary Fiber Fights High Blood Pressure

A review of studies supports intake of fruits, grains and vegetables

2/21/2005
2/14/2005
Genetically Modified Potato Carries Hep B Vaccine

Discovery an alternative to inconvenient injections in developing world, study says

2/10/2005
Health Tip: Controlling Hunger While Dieting

The first step is to avoid trigger foods

2/7/2005
Sweet Gene Steers Kids Away From Vegetables

Bitter-tasting foods a tough, but necessary, sell for these youngsters

2/4/2005
Bread is Back! Or So Hopes the Industry

Grain Foods Foundation launches pro-bread campaign

1/31/2005
Good Nutrition vs. Need: A Closer Look

Following dietary guidelines often isn't an option for those who use food pantries

1/26/2005
Health Tip: It's Not So Hard to Eat Healthy

If you follow these basic principles

1/21/2005
Veggie Diet May Lower High Blood Pressure

Blood thickness and body weight improve on plant-based regimen, study finds

1/21/2005
Update: Grapefruit Juice-Drug Interactions Still Pose Risks

Nursing journal sends out renewed warning on potentially dangerous consequences

1/20/2005
Behavior, Diet Therapies Fight Cognitive Decay

Combination curbed beagles' age-related decline in learning ability

1/18/2005
Folate May Prevent Hypertension in Women

Higher levels of the B vitamin could cut risk by almost half, study finds

1/17/2005
Sugar Squeezing Out Nutrition in Preschoolers' Diets

Snacks, soft drinks displacing fruit, grains, vegetables and dairy products

1/11/2005
Steady Diet of Red Meat Increases Colon Cancer Risk

People who consumed a lot over long period of time upped chances by 50 percent

1/11/2005
Health Tip: Get Enough Magnesium

Veggies and nuts are prime sources

1/10/2005
Health Tip: Beware of Phony Diets

Diet scam could rob you of money, health

1/10/2005
Olive Oil May Protect Against Breast Cancer

Lab study finds main ingredient suppresses important cancer gene

1/7/2005
Chamomile Tea May Have Medicinal Value

Scientists find ingredient in brew might ease colds, cramps

1/7/2005
1/6/2005
Health Tip: Profile of a Weight Loser

Surprise! They eat breakfast.

1/5/2005
Health Tip: A Nutritional Bright Spot During Cold Weather

Winter squash is a healthy alternative

1/3/2005
Health Tip: Mullin' Melons

Choosing the healthiest varieties

12/31/2004
Health Tip: Throw a Safe New Year's Eve Bash

Music, games, socializing, food are better centers than booze

12/30/2004
Fast Food Linked to Obesity, Insulin Problems

Finding suggests the fare could contribute to onset of diabetes

12/29/2004
Health Tip: Teach Your Child to Eat Well

Suggestions to make mealtime more fun

12/28/2004
Remarriage Turns Men Into Couch Potatoes

But a study finds that they boost their veggie intake

12/27/2004
Healthful Diet Urged for Kids Undergoing Chemo

Treatment lowers antioxidant, nutrient levels

12/27/2004
False Memories May Work as Diet Aid

Study finds some can be convinced of bad experiences with foods

12/23/2004
Money Problems Leading Cause of Holiday Stress

Tips on coping with financial strains during gift-giving season

12/21/2004
Fruits, Veggies Might Ward Off Cancer

Try to eat five or more servings a day to help prevent disease, experts say

12/21/2004
Have a Healthy Holiday Season

Some tips to avoid overindulging during festive gatherings

12/17/2004
Do Hungry Guys Prefer Heftier Gals?

Study suggests men's tastes change before, after meals

12/16/2004
Holiday Health Reminders for Diabetics

Experts suggest ways to enjoy festive foods while keeping blood sugar under control

12/16/2004
Health Tip: Kids Are Easy Sells

Junk food advertisers feast on kids' lack of willpower

12/14/2004
Immigrants to U.S. Assimilating Obesity

Study finds big weight gains the longer they're here