Food and Nutrition News

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8/15/2006
Yellow Pigment in Veggies Protects Against Eye Disease

Carotenoids in corn, squash and leafy greens cuts risk of age-related vision loss in older women

8/8/2006
Just a Little High-Saturated Fat Can Be Hard on the Arteries

Researchers find that even one high-fat meal reduces effects of 'good' cholesterol

8/4/2006
Salmonella: The Trojan Horse of Germs

The food-borne bacteria seems to take over and infect host cells, researchers say

8/4/2006
Health Tip: Living With Irritable Bowel

Controlling stress, healthy diet may help

8/2/2006
Controversy Surrounds EPA Review of Pesticides

Critics say process fails to protect the public; agency says its standards match highest in the world

8/2/2006
Curry May Help Prevent Colon Cancer

Chemicals in popular spice decreased polyp sizes, study finds

8/1/2006
Food Clock Sets Mealtimes

Scientists gain insight into how your brain knows when to tell you to eat

7/31/2006
Watermelons Are Healthier When Served Warm

Study found those kept at room temperature for two weeks had more antioxidants

7/25/2006
Bigger Tableware Helps Widen Waistlines

In study, people ate more when using larger spoons, bowls

7/23/2006
You Are, Indeed, What You Eat

Your choices for meals can modulate your emotions and brainpower, expert says.

7/21/2006
Health Tip: Coffee May Be a Healthy Way to Start Your Day

Rich in antioxidants that can protect against heart disease

7/21/2006
High-Sugar, Low-Caffeine 'Energy' Drinks Don't Work

Study shows they actually make you sleepier

7/15/2006
Food Safety Tips Make Picnics Perfect

It all comes down to temperature, experts say

7/6/2006
Health Tip: Can Beer Be Good for You?

It may strengthen your bones and help your heart

7/5/2006
DDT Linked to Developmental Delays in Babies

Breast-feeding seems to offset some of the pesticide's negative effects, study finds

6/30/2006
Shedding Light on Trans Fats in Foods

New FDA labeling requirement helps consumers spot these threats to heart health

6/30/2006
Enzyme May Aid People With Celiac Disease

If successful, it could free patients from gluten-free diets, study says

6/26/2006
Coffee Could Help Keep Diabetes Away

Antioxidants, not caffeine, may be the reason why, researchers say

6/23/2006
Could a Low-Carb Diet Slow Alzheimer's?

In mouse study, fewer carbs meant fewer brain-robbing plaques

6/20/2006
Cherry Juice May Ease Muscle Pain

Exercise-induced injuries may respond to antioxidants in the juice, researchers say

6/19/2006
Peanut Allergy Incidents Waning, But Still a Problem

Canadian study shows more education is needed

6/16/2006
Citrus Juices Up Bone Health

Grapefruit, orange juice battled osteoporosis in rat study

6/14/2006
Salt Initiative Backed by Health Professionals

But call for warning labels on high-salt foods draws fire from food industry

6/13/2006
Fish Oil Won't Fix Abnormal Heart Rhythms: Study

But eating fish may still be heart-healthy, expert says

6/13/2006
Trans Fats May Speed 'Spare Tire'

Diets rich in these fats quickly widen waistlines, monkey study shows

6/8/2006
Fewer Calories May Mean Longer Life

Just a little less food each day may slow aging, rat study shows

6/8/2006
Organic Food: Worth the Cost?

Proponents tout health benefits, but critics find little value

6/7/2006
Cereal Grains Not So Bad for Baby

Delaying their introduction until after six months boosts risk of wheat allergy, study finds

5/31/2006
Research Reveals Blood Sugar's Effect on Wakefulness

Finding could lead to treatments for problems like sleep disorders and obesity

5/29/2006
Health Tip: Do I Need a Vitamin E Supplement?

Most people can get enough from the right diet

5/26/2006
Danger Can Lurk in Morning O.J.

In rare cases, juice can harbor salmonella bacteria, experts say

5/22/2006
Diet Drink Mixers May Make You Drunker

Low-cal choices boost blood-alcohol level, study finds

5/9/2006
FDA Reviewing European Aspartame Data

New study contradicts earlier research with rats that found a link to cancer

5/9/2006
Researchers Discover Why Grapefruit Juice Interacts With Drugs

Identification of substances could result in medicines better able to enter blood stream, researchers say

5/5/2006
Health Tip: The Importance of Potassium

The mineral is essential for cell and tissue function

5/3/2006
School Soda Ban Called Good First Step

But more needs to be done to combat childhood obesity epidemic, experts say

4/26/2006
Helping Beans Run Out of Gas

Ferment them first to avert flatulence, experts say

4/25/2006
Low Folate Levels Could Cut Colon Cancer Risk

The surprising finding has experts urging caution

4/24/2006
Health Tip: Is Your Child Dehydrated?

Here are some warning signs

4/24/2006
Health Tip: Preventing Low Blood Sugar

It can occur in non-diabetics

4/23/2006
Diet Changes Could Curb Bedwetting

Avoiding bladder-irritating foods like caffeine can help

4/18/2006
Health Tip: Get Your Kids to Eat Healthy

Be sure to set a good example

4/13/2006
Moderate Drinking Not Safe for All

Older men with specific medical conditions may want to abstain, study suggests

4/11/2006
America's Teen Girls Lack Calcium

Blacks, especially, are low on the bone-building nutrient, study finds

4/7/2006
Food Antioxidants, Vitamin D Fight Breast Cancer

These compounds may also lower risk for ovarian tumors, studies find

4/5/2006
Soy Shows Small Reduction in Breast Cancer Risk

But association not strong enough to suggest women take supplements, study says

4/5/2006
Ginger an Ovarian Cancer Killer

The spice could prove a potent weapon against malignancy, researchers say

4/5/2006
Cinnamon, Cloves May Spice Up Health

They could help ward off diabetes, heart disease, studies show

4/4/2006
Health Tip: Is Your Infant Getting Enough Milk?

How to tell, if you're breastfeeding

3/28/2006
Everyday Foods May Yield Medicinal Benefits

Chives, grape seeds and pine nut oil all show early promise, researchers say