Food and Nutrition News

Date Posted
Article Title
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
Health Tip: Kick Butts Without Weight Gain

Stop smoking without packing on extra pounds

10/5/2004
Heart-Healthy Diet Prevents Gallstones

Unsaturated fat intake linked to reduced risk

10/4/2004
Gene Tells Plants How to Weather Tough Times

Finding may help scientists engineer types that thrive in drought conditions

10/4/2004
Study: Food Restrictions on Kids Backfire

Those prone to obesity likelier to gain weight

9/30/2004
More Cranberry Juice Better Against Urinary Tract Infections

Researchers find evidence that 8 ounces are more effective than 4

9/28/2004
Helping Alzheimer's Patients Eat More

Brightly colored tableware led to increased eating, drinking in advanced cases

9/28/2004
Red Wine Stems Prostate Cancer

Daily glass cuts risk in half, study finds

9/28/2004
Health Tip: Certain Mushrooms Are Healthy

Some fungi brimming with protein, vitamins and minerals

9/24/2004
Genes Boost Fish Oils' Effect Against Breast Cancer

Women whose bodies do poor job of eliminating oils get most health benefit

9/22/2004
Soft Drinks Supply Americans With More Calories Than Milk

Researchers say alarming trend cuts across all age groups

9/21/2004
Even Elderly Benefit From Mediterranean Diet

That and a healthy lifestyle raise life expectancy, study says

9/21/2004
Health Tip: Vegan or Semi-Vegetarian?

It's a matter of degree

9/16/2004
Vegetables Help Fight Breast Cancer

Compound in broccoli and other greens stops malignant cell growth

9/15/2004
Hibiscus Flowers Help Your Heart

New research finds extract helps control cholesterol levels

9/15/2004
Alcohol, Red Meat Raise Colitis Relapse Risk

Diet high in both tied to threefold increase

9/14/2004
Sweet Tooth May Foretell of Alcoholism

That and novelty seeking may predict drinking problems down the road

9/14/2004
Health Tip: Kids Need Iron

Deficiency occurs most often in the very young

9/9/2004
Turmeric May Guard Against Childhood Leukemia

Second study finds oranges and bananas may confer similar benefit

9/8/2004
Health Claims OK'd for Foods with Fatty Acids

FDA says fish, supplements with omega-3 cuts heart disease

9/1/2004
Preschoolers Are Eating Better -- and More

They're getting nutrients, but also more calories

8/31/2004
U.S. Dietary Panel May Green-Light Desserts, Treats

But critics say encouraging sugars, fats could backfire

8/31/2004
Most Kids Have Dieted by 10th Grade

Study finds 84% have tried losing weight by age 14

8/30/2004
Diabetes Rampant Among Native Americans

Disease relatively new to population, but manageable

8/30/2004
Want Your Kids to Cut Down on Colas?

Setting a good example should be your first move, experts say

8/30/2004
Chromium in Diet, Fitness Products May Pose Danger

Study finds body could convert harmless form of chromium into carcinogenic variety

8/26/2004
Sport Fishing Takes Big Bite Out of Fish Stocks

It accounts for nearly a quarter of the catch for some saltwater species

8/25/2004
Grapefruit Lowers Weight, Fights Cancer

Studies find benefits to eating the citrus

8/24/2004
Sugary Drinks Tied to Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes

Study finds risks rise along with soda, fruit punch consumption

8/23/2004
Salmonella Stalks Free-Range Chicken, Too

Wandering fowl aren't free of nasty germs, study finds

8/22/2004
Keep Your Kids Cavity-Free

Experts offer back-to-school advice on how to prevent tooth decay

8/20/2004
Food Pyramid Up for Restructure

USDA's basic food guide is still relevant, but is anyone heeding its message?

8/20/2004
Remnants of Winemaking Can Preserve Food

Grape pomace extract found effective against bacteria

8/18/2004
Good News for Victims of Traveler's Diarrhea

Restricted diet not always necessary for recovery, study finds

8/13/2004
Start Planning Healthy School Lunches Now

Expert offers advice on preparing healthy school lunches

8/6/2004
Simple Switches Can Slice Fat From Your Diet

Easy recipe substitutions can reduce calories, experts say

8/5/2004
Transfusion Tied to 2nd Human Mad Cow Case

Researchers concerned by new variant in victim

7/29/2004
Too Little Fish Oil Hurts Your Heart

Study finds low levels raise risk of cardiovascular disease

7/27/2004
An Unlikely Ally Against Cancer

Fat helps body absorb disease-fighting agents from vegetables, study suggests

7/26/2004
The Body, Not the Mind, Predicts Cancer Survival

Nausea, shortness of breath, weakness may signal poor prognosis

7/20/2004
Something's Fishy About Store-Bought Red Snapper

Most supermarket 'snapper' is other species, DNA tests reveal

7/20/2004
Health Tip: Feeling Sluggish?

A poor diet may be to blame

7/20/2004
New Clues to Cause of Lou Gehrig's Disease

Energy centers in muscle and nerve cells malfunction

7/19/2004
Lifestyle Can Cut Risk of Alzheimer's

Staying trim, eating well and social networking help

7/19/2004
Eating Fish May Prevent Irregular Heartbeats

When baked and broiled, it protects against atrial fibrillation, study says

7/19/2004
Health Tip: Beans Talk

The benefits of eating legumes

7/15/2004
Right Diet Might Guard Against Endometriosis

Fruits, vegetables seem to lower risk of painful condition, study suggests