Food and Nutrition News

Date Posted
Article Title
7/8/2004
Study: Artificial Sweeteners Lead to Overeating

Industry isn't sweet on rat research, though

7/6/2004
Milk Helps Prevent Colon Cancer

A glass a day reduces risk, study finds

7/6/2004
Health Tip: Eat Grilled Meat Only Occasionally

Grilled vegetables are a healthier choice

7/5/2004
Flies Possess Same Palate as Humans

That shortcake is as tasty to the bug as it is to the man

7/1/2004
'Western' Diet May Boost Stroke Risk

Eating more plant-based foods could help prevent damage

6/30/2004
6/28/2004
Anorexia Relapse Risk Lingers

Researchers find patients susceptible for up to two years

6/23/2004
Make Mine Decaf, With Flavor

Plant found that yields high-quality beans without the buzz

6/22/2004
Humans Ate Grains Earlier Than Thought

Study: Agriculture may have begun 10,000 years sooner

6/21/2004
Health Tip: Baby's First Solids

Start with rice cereal

6/18/2004
Eat Low-Carb While Increasing Fiber Intake

Mayo Clinic offers ways to ingest a good carbohydrate

6/16/2004
Teen Dieting May Lead to Adult Obesity

Weight-loss efforts might disrupt a woman's metabolism

6/15/2004
Obesity Epidemic Continues Unabated

Rate climbs again, and study cites kids' fast-food habits

6/14/2004
Fruit Helps Eyes Stay Healthy

Increased consumption may prevent macular degeneration

6/11/2004
Low-Carb Spud to Hit U.S. Market Next Year

Special potato should appeal to those on high-protein diets, researcher says

6/3/2004
Brightly Colored Fruits May Reduce Stroke Risk

High levels of natural antoxidants might be protective

6/1/2004
Babies Born in Poverty Suffer Poor Health

Poor nutrition puts these infants at high risk for medical problems, study found

6/1/2004
Chocolate Can Keep Cardiovascular System in Shape

A bit of the right kind can help dilate arteries

5/27/2004
Soy May Stave Off Endometrial Cancer

Study of Chinese women shows up to a 40 percent lower risk

5/27/2004
Salsa a Bacteria Stopper

Cilantro compound may protect against foodborne illness

5/27/2004
Figs Fight Off Food Poisoning

Fruit and its extracts inhibit growth of harmful food microbes

5/27/2004
Health Tip: Fiber Facts

How much should kids be getting?

5/25/2004
White Tea Kills More Germs Than Its Green Cousin

Study finds its immune powers not just an 'old wives' tale'

5/25/2004
Health Tip: Travel Menus

Take your healthy lifestyle on the road

5/24/2004
Green Tea Helps Keep Arteries Clear

But animal study findings suggest it won't remove existing plaque

5/21/2004
Good News for Chocolate Lovers

Studies find it helps heart and arteries, but caffeine doesn't get same blessing

5/20/2004
Peel Away High Cholesterol

Compounds in orange and tangerine peels lower lipid levels

5/20/2004
Health Tip: Breakfast Benefits

Why skipping it isn't healthy

5/20/2004
Soy May Lower Colon Cancer Risk

Researchers found molecule suppressed tumor cells in mice

5/19/2004
Healthy Lifestyle Lowers Blood Pressure

Diet, regular workouts are best long-term strategy

5/17/2004
Studies Bolster Case for Atkins Diet

But critics continue to question the long-term safety

5/14/2004
Eat Fish, Have a Bigger Baby

But mercury in some species poses a risk

5/14/2004
Health Tip: Preemptive Weight Control

Fight obesity from the start

5/13/2004
Low-Carb Diets Can Cause Bad Breath

Dental experts offer tips for fighting halitosis

5/12/2004
Cranberry Juice Washes Away UTIs

Compounds prevent bacteria from sticking to tract lining

5/12/2004
Health Tip: Good Eating Habits

Some helpful advice

5/11/2004
Hospital Food Short on More Than Flavor

Study finds it lacks many vitamins, minerals

5/11/2004
Soap Can Protect Those With Peanut Allergies

But hand gels don't, researchers say

5/9/2004
Fish Still a Good Health Bet

But pregnant women and children should limit their intake

5/7/2004
Carb-Linked Dip in 'Good' Cholesterol OK, Study Finds

High-carb, low-fat diets keep healthy ratio of HDL, LDL cholesterol

5/7/2004
Health Tip: The Benefits of Beer

It may strengthen your bones and help your heart

5/5/2004
Antioxidant May Prevent Prostate Cancer

Study finds a protective effect in selenium

4/30/2004
Understanding Food Labels

Program helps people decipher nutrition information

4/29/2004
U.S. Sees Sharp Drop in Food Poisoning

Illness decline since 1996 hastened in 2003, officials say

4/28/2004
The Case for Food Irradiation

Researchers say it would greatly reduce rates of food-borne illnesses

4/23/2004
Soy Could Help Men, Too

Study finds it may protect against prostate cancer and baldness

4/23/2004
Study Urges New Look at Antibiotic Resistance

Chicken waste yields clue into how wily germs spread quickly

4/23/2004
Obesity May Be in Your Head

Sight and smell of food increases brain metabolism, study found

4/23/2004
When the Pounds Stop Dropping

How to jump-start a stalled weight loss program

4/23/2004
Supersized Breakfast Stresses Vessels

Two McMuffins, hash browns inflame arteries till lunch, study finds