Food and Nutrition News

Date Posted
Article Title
11/6/2003
Cut Lunchtime Calories: Eat a Better Breakfast

Fiber-rich foods may help kids control their weight

11/5/2003
Whole Tomatoes Cut Prostate Cancer Risk

Animal studies show whole vegetable more effective than lycopene alone

10/31/2003
FDA: Cloned Animals Safe to Eat

Critics say agency ignores scientific, ethical issues

10/31/2003
Fruits, Veggies Cut Breast Cancer Risk

Four or more daily servings reduces chances of disease by half

10/30/2003
Folic Acid a Ready Weapon Against Birth Defects

Canadian study says fortifying flour with it could prevent worldwide epidemic

10/28/2003
Ginger Snaps Colon Cancer Growth in Mice

Active ingredient in spice is key, new study says

10/28/2003
Green Tea Touted Once Again

New studies offer more evidence of its anticancer powers

10/24/2003
Obesity: The Little Known Cancer Risk

Campaign seeks to heighten public awareness

10/21/2003
Appetite Control

Tips to avoid overeating

10/21/2003
Coffee May Protect Against Colon Cancer

Morning cup of java carries potent antioxidant, researchers say

10/17/2003
Federal Grant Funds Green Tea Research

Will let scientists continue look at drink's cancer-fighting properties

10/17/2003
Of Weight and Water

Your weight is a guide to recommended water intake

10/16/2003
Veggies Lose Antioxidants in the Microwave

Blanching and freezing also robs them, study finds

10/16/2003
Calorie-Laden Crackers

Can be as fattening as cookies

10/14/2003
Low-Fat Restaurant Dining

Skip the gravies and sauces

10/10/2003
Fiber Supplements as Good as the Real Thing

Experts say they're a safe alternative to high-fiber foods

10/10/2003
Low-Cal Fallacy

Reduced-fat foods still pack calories

10/7/2003
Surviving Cancer

Diet and exercise recommendations help those who beat the disease

10/7/2003
Peanut Butter Good for Your Heart

Study finds peanut butter has as much Vitamin E as raw nuts

10/6/2003
Eat Wisely

What you eat affects your health

10/2/2003
Stroke-Dietary Fat Link Puzzles Researchers

Heart disease risk factor isn't one for brain attacks

9/30/2003
Humans Absorb Non-Human Molecule When Eating Red Meat

Researchers wonder if it can contribute to disease

9/30/2003
Wheat Gluten Linked to Type 1 Diabetes

But some experts say the finding may be premature

9/30/2003
Mouth on Fire?

Drink a glass of milk

9/28/2003
Pay More Than Lip Service to Food Safety

Some simple steps can keep dangerous germs at bay

9/26/2003
The Dangers of Trans Fatty Acids

Expert explains downside of compound found in fried, processed foods

9/26/2003
Grapefruit Juice and Medication

They may not be a good mix

9/18/2003
Better Diet Even Late in Life May Prolong It

Fruit fly study could also pertain to humans, experts say

9/12/2003
Lowering Cholesterol: One Man's Story

An improved diet and plenty of time on the bike does the trick

9/10/2003
Fish Oil Helps Cancer Patients

May prevent weight loss and wasting in those with disease

9/9/2003
Flavonoids Can Taste Good, Too

Healthy plant compounds can improve flavor of some food products

9/8/2003
Cranberries Curb Stroke Damage

But laboratory findings a long way from clinical practice, experts say

9/7/2003
A Better Mad Cow Test

New screen for brain-wasting disease is faster and more accurate

9/6/2003
Building Good Bones

Tips for keeping your spine strong

9/3/2003
Protein Suppresses Appetite in the Obese

Might lead to drug treatments for those who can't lose weight

9/2/2003
Juices Better Than Colas for Kids' Teeth

Sugary soft drinks and powdered beverages contribute to tooth decay

9/1/2003
Nutritional Information at Your Fingertips

National database available for download

9/1/2003
Americans Not Dining Out

Most ate most of their meals at home last year, survey finds

8/31/2003
Eating Disorders As a Midlife Crisis

More older women struggling with anorexia, bulimia

8/29/2003
Spice Up Those School Lunch Bags

Tips on giving your children interesting yet nutritional meals

8/27/2003
Nightcaps Can Disrupt Sleep

You may have to go to the bathroom more often

8/26/2003
Can Dark Chocolate Halt Heart Trouble?

Small study suggests it licks hypertension, but experts point out caloric downside

8/26/2003
Peels are the Real Deal

With some fruits and veggies, it pays to keep the peel

8/26/2003
Watermelon Delight

It's a handy and healthy snack

8/22/2003
Don't Throw That Wrapper Away: Eat It!

Researchers create edible food packaging

8/22/2003
Freshman 15: A Real Food Fright

All-you-can-eat atmosphere may encourage bulking up

8/21/2003
People Respond to Pavlov's Bell, Too

Brain associates eating with triggers other than food

8/20/2003
Finger Foods

For baby's first-time self-feeding

8/19/2003
Epileptic Diet Raises 'Bad' Cholesterol in Kids

But monitoring should prevent problems, study concludes

8/14/2003
Chicken Nuggets Usually Aren't Healthier

They're normally no more nutritious than burgers