Food and Nutrition News

Date Posted
Article Title
12/10/2004
Kids Should Watch Calories During Holidays, Too

Parents need to control their children's eating during festivities

12/9/2004
Health Tip: In Lieu of Vitamins

There's always healthy eating

12/7/2004
Sleep Loss May Cause Weight Gain

Lack of slumber alters hunger hormone levels, boosts appetite, study finds

12/6/2004
Water Helps Those With Low Blood Pressure

Buoys health of people who can faint while standing

12/6/2004
U.S. Moves to Further Protect Food Supply

Effort is last of four measures to head off bioterror threat

12/3/2004
Health Tip: Food Substitutions

Recipe replacements to keep you healthier

12/3/2004
Leafy Greens May Keep Vision Clear

Vegetables may help prevent cataracts, researchers say

12/2/2004
Too Much Red Meat May Boost Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk

Eating lots of it could double your chances of getting autoimmune disease, study says

12/1/2004
Magnesium Maintains Memory

Mineral seems to regulate key brain receptor involved in learning

12/1/2004
Green Tea Seems to Stem Spread of Prostate Cancer

Polyphenols control proliferation of malignant cells

11/30/2004
Simple Steps in Youth Boost Bones in Old Age

Diet, exercise and a little sunlight can keep canes, walkers at bay

11/30/2004
Scientists Grow Virus Tied to Food Poisoning

Goal is to develop a potential vaccine

11/29/2004
Study Finds Health Benefit in Low-Glycemic Diet

Cuts risk factors for heart disease, diabetes better than low-fat diet

11/26/2004
Health Tip: Better Breast Milk

Some dietary guidelines

11/25/2004
Thanksgiving Feast Boasts Some Healthy Foods

Turkey, cranberries, sweet potatoes, pumpkin and pecans all nutritious on their own

11/22/2004
Malnutrition Leads to Antisocial Behavior

Study finds malnourished toddlers were 41% more likely to be aggressive at 8

11/22/2004
Study: Men Benefit More From Antioxidants

Cancer, death rates lower for males

11/22/2004
Health Tip: Don't Gain Holiday Weight

How to keep from adding pounds

11/22/2004
Health Tip: Turkey Tiredness

Is it only the bird?

11/21/2004
Gorging Your Way Through the Holidays?

Advice on how to avoid overeating

11/18/2004
Family Dinners Lower Risk For Eating Disorders

Girls, especially, benefit from regular family mealtimes

11/18/2004
Study Shows Simple Steps to Painless Dieting

Smaller portions, better ingredients, and 800 calories a day disappear

11/18/2004
Running Revolution Started as Evolution

Early humans hoofed it not for fun, but for survival

11/16/2004
Selenium May Reduce Colon Cancer Risk

Study suggests but doesn't prove benefits of mineral

11/14/2004
Sifting Through Low-Carb Craze

Experts caution that lack of standards makes it hard to measure carbohydrates

11/12/2004
Health Tip: Resist Temptation

Ways to avoid holiday overeating

11/12/2004
Heart Meets Soul in Fat City

How do heart experts fare with New Orleans fare?

11/11/2004
Estrogen in Contraceptives Threatens Fish Populations

Damage ability of male zebrafish to fertilize eggs

11/11/2004
Health Tip: A Slow Burn

Calories don't melt away in a flash

11/9/2004
Heart Health Tough to Buy With Food Stamps

Study finds problems with access, transportation and time

11/6/2004
Low-Carb Diets May Hurt Heart Health

Fiber, nutrients in fruits, vegetables, grains keep cardiovascular system strong

11/3/2004
Popular Oat Brands Not Always Gluten-Free

Study finds they contain enough to trouble those with celiac

11/2/2004
Fruits, Vegetables Won't Lower Cancer Risk

Study finds lower heart trouble with higher consumption

11/1/2004
Health Tip: Don't Forget the Veggies

Low-carb dieters shouldn't forgo plant-based foods

10/29/2004
Try Some Healthy Halloween Treats

Dressing up fruits, veggies in caramel, chocolate, peanut butter increases appeal

10/29/2004
Help for Dialysis Patients

New drug helps manage phosphorus levels

10/29/2004
Health Tip: Diet and Portion Control

It's key to losing and maintaining weight

10/28/2004
Health Tip: Juice Wisely

All juices don't have the same nutritional value

10/23/2004
Many Foods Serve Up Health Benefits

Pecans, grapes, blueberries and others pack benefits

10/22/2004
Hospitals' Latest Offering: Room Service

Report great patient satisfaction

10/21/2004
Study: Breast Milk Is Best When Fresh

Loses antioxidants when refrigerated or frozen

10/21/2004
Health Tip: So You've Given Up Meat?

Meatless diet isn't automatically healthier

10/20/2004
Betel Nut Tied to Head, Neck Cancers

Asian nut linked to disease increase in Taiwanese men

10/20/2004
Soy Doesn't Affect Fertility

Study with female monkeys found stress to be more of a factor

10/19/2004
Apple Skins Might Keep Colon Cancer Away

Second study finds gout drug could offer similar benefits

10/19/2004
Health Tip: Get Enough Riboflavin

Helps maintain healthy metabolism

10/19/2004
Health Tip: Find the Hidden Sugar

Not always obvious on ingredient label

10/11/2004
Shipshape Isn't What It Used to Be

Wall-to-wall food keeps passengers cruising for more

10/8/2004
Soy May Strengthen Bones of Premenopausal Women

It might also benefit their hearts, researchers say

10/5/2004
Heart-Healthy Diet Prevents Gallstones

Unsaturated fat intake linked to reduced risk