Food and Nutrition News

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12/1/2016
Americans Divided Over Organic, GM Foods: Poll

Their opinions aren't driven by politics or income, researchers say

12/1/2016
Vegetarian Diets Called Good for People and the Planet

These food plans are safe at all stages of life, nutrition group says

12/1/2016
Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

New Paper Outlines Health Benefits of Plant-Based Vegetarian Diet.

11/30/2016
Health Tip: Build Your Child's Healthy Plate

Make sure the child has nutritious meals

11/29/2016
Doctors Should Counsel Even Low-Risk Patients on Heart Health

U.S. government panel says advice on healthy eating and physical activity likely benefits all

11/29/2016
Fast-Food Calorie Labeling Not Working, Study Finds

More visible signage could tip scales toward healthier eating

11/23/2016
U.S. Kids Are Eating Healthier Now, But . . .

Their salt intake has risen and veggies are still shunned, study finds

11/23/2016
Mercury Levels Dropping in North Atlantic Tuna

Study suggests industry emission controls may lead to healthier fish

11/23/2016
Don't Get Stuffed on Thanksgiving

Dietician offers tips for avoiding weight gain during the holidays

11/23/2016
Your Recipe for a Healthy, Delicious Holiday Season

Fruits, veggies and sensible portions are keys, experts say

11/23/2016
Exploding Some Turkey Myths

No, eating it doesn't make you sleepy, the skin isn't all bad and other common misconceptions

11/22/2016
How to Prepare That Holiday Turkey Safely

USDA offers advice for avoiding foodborne illness

11/21/2016
Health Tip: Don't Overeat During the Holidays

Strategies to avoid too much food

11/21/2016
Health Tip: Don't Nullify Your Workout

Here's how to eat healthy

11/20/2016
Choose the Healthy Foods Options This Holiday Season

Display healthy foods and keep unhealthy ones out of sight, nutritionist advises

11/18/2016
Bagged Salads May Be Fertile Ground for Bacteria

Study found juices released from damaged leaves encouraged salmonella spread

11/18/2016
Health Tip: Eating Healthier

Here are some suggestions

11/18/2016
Can Protein, Probiotics Help With Blood Sugar Control?

Simple dietary changes seem to reap important benefits, researchers say

11/17/2016
Public Health Campaign Cut Consumption of Sugary Drinks

Soda sales fell 20 percent in Maryland county, study finds

11/17/2016
Health Tip: Enjoy Autumn Produce

Some healthy fall foods

11/15/2016
High Protein Diets and Heart Risk

Women who eat a high protein diet at increased risk of heart failure, study finds.

11/14/2016
Meat-Heavy Diets May Raise Older Women's Heart Risks

Vegetable protein sources appear safer, study suggests

11/14/2016
Health Tip: Be Healthier for the Holidays

Suggestions for you and your guests

11/14/2016
Omega-3s a Recipe for Healthy Blood Pressure in Young Adults

Study found higher blood levels of fatty acids were linked with lower blood pressure

11/14/2016
Craving Salt? Your Genes May Be the Reason, Study Suggests

Inherited distaste for bitterness could make people reach for the shaker, putting heart at risk

11/11/2016
Food Safety Not Always on Menu of TV Cooking Shows

Researchers say producers are missing a chance to teach viewers how to head off foodborne illnesses

11/11/2016
How to Introduce Your Baby to Food Containing Peanuts

New guidelines coming soon from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

11/11/2016
11/8/2016
Low Vitamin D Levels May Raise Bladder Cancer Risk: Study

Researchers say finding might lead to cheap and safe way to prevent the disease

11/4/2016
Soft Drink Suppliers Try to Blunt the Blow of Soda Taxes

Distributors absorbed some of the extra cost, researchers say

11/3/2016
Lack of Sleep May Stretch Your Waistline

Tired people tended to eat higher fat foods, researchers found

11/3/2016
Skip Dinner and Maybe Boost Your Metabolism

But, study didn't show overall changes in fat burning or calories used

11/3/2016
Too Many Kids Still Eating Too Much Salt

9 out of 10 exceed daily recommendations, CDC researchers find

11/3/2016
Health Tip: Don't Give in to Food Cravings

Focus your attention on something else

11/2/2016
Baby Food Facts

Baby food ads often contradict nutrition advice of health professionals, study finds.

11/2/2016
11/1/2016
Food Labels on Potential Allergens May Confuse Shoppers

Misunderstanding warnings could be dangerous for those with food allergies, researcher says

11/1/2016
Big $ Spent Marketing Not-So-Healthy Baby, Toddler Foods: Study

Of concern are liquid supplements, toddler milk and sweetened snacks, researcher says

11/1/2016
10/28/2016
Join the Teal Pumpkin Project on Halloween

Painted pumpkins let trick-or-treaters with food allergies know safe treats are available

10/27/2016
Heart Group Advises Personalized Nutrition Counseling

Providers should take ethnic, cultural and individual preferences into account

10/27/2016
Air Pollution and Heart Health

Air pollution linked to blood vessel damage in young adults, study finds.

10/27/2016
Health Tip: Looking for a Sweet Snack?

It doesn't have to be unhealthy

10/26/2016
Calorie Counts and Menu Choices

Do calorie counts on menus help consumers make healthier food choices?

10/24/2016
Review Says Calcium Supplements Won't Harm the Heart

Other physicians urge caution, however, and say these findings aren't conclusive

10/21/2016
Tips for Keeping Halloween Safe and Fun

Bobbing for apples, trick-or-treating can expose kids to potential hazards, health experts say

10/19/2016
Digestive Byproduct Tied to Meat Raises Risks for Some Heart Patients

Those with narrowed leg arteries and high levels of the byproduct had higher odds of dying early, study suggests

10/19/2016
National School Lunch Program Serving Up Healthier Fare

Since starting to offer more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, consumption of fat, salt dropped

10/18/2016
Mouth and Gut Germs May Be Linked to Migraines

People who get the severe headaches have more nitrate-reducing microbes, researchers say

10/18/2016
Are Vegetarian Diets Heart-Healthier?

Study finds no significant difference in 10-year cardiovascular risk, but one expert is skeptical of research