Food and Nutrition News

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6/11/2005
Salt Aggravates High Blood Pressure

And the mineral is hidden in many foods, experts say

6/10/2005
Peanut Allergy Testing, Without the Nuts

Skin- and blood-based tests are safer and just as accurate, study finds

6/8/2005
Raisins Contain Beneficial Compounds for Dental Health

But one expert warns the fruit in its natural form may promote cavities

6/7/2005
Cranberry Juice May Fight Intestinal Bugs

Laboratory study found immediate effect, but more research needed

6/7/2005
For Some Kids, Milk Can be Too Much of a Good Thing

Drinking more than recommended amounts tied to weight gain, study suggests

6/6/2005
Processing May Prevent Peanut Peril

Allergen levels fall after fermentation, scientists say

6/2/2005
CDC: Being Overweight or Obese Not Healthy

Agency holds news conference to counter its own recent report

6/2/2005
Health Tip: Got Lactose Intolerance?

Keep track of how much dairy you eat

6/1/2005
Skipping Breakfast Common Among U.S. Girls

The problem is most pronounced among black teens, study finds

5/26/2005
Fish Oil Fights Smog's Effect on Heart

It beat soy oil in keeping cardiac damage at bay, study found

5/18/2005
Babies at Celiac Disease Risk Should Wait for Wheat

Timing of first gluten in diet could help ward off the illness

5/12/2005
Health Tip: A Taste of Road Rage?

Peppermint or cinnamon may help calm you down

5/11/2005
Sodas Keep Child Obesity Soaring

Some hard facts on soft drinks in latest review

5/10/2005
Dairy Products Defend Against Diabetes

Even low-fat ice cream may offer some protection, study suggests

5/10/2005
Health Tip: Getting a Headache After Meals?

It may be the foods you eat

5/10/2005
Soda Before Bedtime Raises Reflux Risk

Sleeping pills also boost nighttime heartburn, study finds

5/6/2005
Nutrition Program Needs New Recipe

Report calls for more focus on fruits, vegetables, grains and breast-feeding

5/6/2005
Reheating Vegetable Oil Releases Toxin: Study

Research implicates cooking oils used in homes and restaurants

5/2/2005
Diet Can Circumvent Heart Disease

Studies suggest vegetable tablets, whole grains and baked or broiled fish

4/30/2005
Low-Salt Diets May Harm Heart, Study Says

Research appears to reverse long-standing guidelines

4/27/2005
Steady Diet of Soy Cuts Breast Cancer Risk

Study finds consumption can lower chances of disease by as much as 22%

4/25/2005
Few in U.S. Living Healthy Lifestyles

Only 3 percent of adults really doing the right things, study finds

4/25/2005
Health Tip: What to Eat If You Have Arthritis

Guidelines for a healthy diet

4/21/2005
The Sleep-Wake Body Clock May Also Control Appetite

Study offers possible clue to overeating in humans

4/21/2005
Health Tip: What's Behind Compulsive Overeating?

It's an attempt to cope with other issues

4/20/2005
Processed Meats Linked to Pancreatic Cancer

Red meat may heighten risk too, study suggests

4/20/2005
Green Tea Prevents Prostate Cancer in High-Risk Men

Researchers believe beverage's catechins have powerful antioxidant properties

4/19/2005
U.S. Mercury Levels No Threat to Adult Brain

Study suggests current EPA emissions standard may be sufficient

4/17/2005
Web Site Gives Info on Grapefruit/Drug Interactions

Experts note that intake of this fruit won't affect most medications

4/15/2005
Health Tip: Curb Your Child's Weight

Or he could become obese as an adult

4/8/2005
Your Eyes, Not Your Stomach, Count Calories

What you see is what you think you are eating, a new study suggests

4/8/2005
Health Tip: Avoiding Obesity

Eat healthy when dining out

4/3/2005
Cranberries May Help Keep Arteries Clear

Research on pigs revealed vascular benefits from powdered juice

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