Food and Nutrition News

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11/18/2004
Family Dinners Lower Risk For Eating Disorders

Girls, especially, benefit from regular family mealtimes

11/18/2004
Study Shows Simple Steps to Painless Dieting

Smaller portions, better ingredients, and 800 calories a day disappear

11/18/2004
Running Revolution Started as Evolution

Early humans hoofed it not for fun, but for survival

11/16/2004
Selenium May Reduce Colon Cancer Risk

Study suggests but doesn't prove benefits of mineral

11/14/2004
Sifting Through Low-Carb Craze

Experts caution that lack of standards makes it hard to measure carbohydrates

11/12/2004
Health Tip: Resist Temptation

Ways to avoid holiday overeating

11/12/2004
Heart Meets Soul in Fat City

How do heart experts fare with New Orleans fare?

11/11/2004
Estrogen in Contraceptives Threatens Fish Populations

Damage ability of male zebrafish to fertilize eggs

11/11/2004
Health Tip: A Slow Burn

Calories don't melt away in a flash

11/9/2004
Heart Health Tough to Buy With Food Stamps

Study finds problems with access, transportation and time

11/6/2004
Low-Carb Diets May Hurt Heart Health

Fiber, nutrients in fruits, vegetables, grains keep cardiovascular system strong

11/3/2004
Popular Oat Brands Not Always Gluten-Free

Study finds they contain enough to trouble those with celiac

11/2/2004
Fruits, Vegetables Won't Lower Cancer Risk

Study finds lower heart trouble with higher consumption

11/1/2004
Health Tip: Don't Forget the Veggies

Low-carb dieters shouldn't forgo plant-based foods

10/29/2004
Try Some Healthy Halloween Treats

Dressing up fruits, veggies in caramel, chocolate, peanut butter increases appeal

10/29/2004
Help for Dialysis Patients

New drug helps manage phosphorus levels

10/29/2004
Health Tip: Diet and Portion Control

It's key to losing and maintaining weight

10/28/2004
Health Tip: Juice Wisely

All juices don't have the same nutritional value

10/23/2004
Many Foods Serve Up Health Benefits

Pecans, grapes, blueberries and others pack benefits

10/22/2004
Hospitals' Latest Offering: Room Service

Report great patient satisfaction

10/21/2004
Study: Breast Milk Is Best When Fresh

Loses antioxidants when refrigerated or frozen

10/21/2004
Health Tip: So You've Given Up Meat?

Meatless diet isn't automatically healthier

10/20/2004
Betel Nut Tied to Head, Neck Cancers

Asian nut linked to disease increase in Taiwanese men

10/20/2004
Soy Doesn't Affect Fertility

Study with female monkeys found stress to be more of a factor

10/19/2004
Apple Skins Might Keep Colon Cancer Away

Second study finds gout drug could offer similar benefits

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
Most Kids Have Dieted by 10th Grade

Study finds 84% have tried losing weight by age 14