Food and Nutrition News

Date Posted
Article Title
4/6/2004
The Young Vegetarian

Make sure your child's diet contains enough nutrients

4/5/2004
Diet, Exercise Can Cut Heart Risk in Heavy Kids

An aggressive regimen reverses artery damage

4/2/2004
Metabolism Management

Calories can be used up more efficiently

3/30/2004
Teen Smokers Fall Down on Other Health Habits

They're likelier to have poor diet and get too little exercise

3/29/2004
Studies Find Little Link Between Acrylamide and Cancers

Earlier research had suggested the chemical found in some fried foods posed a risk

3/26/2004
Not All Fruits, Vegetables Created Equal

Study finds nutrient content varies wildly

3/25/2004
Do Solid Foods Induce Allergies in Infants?

Conflicting findings about the link reported

3/25/2004
Eight Glasses of Water a Day

How to meet this goal

3/24/2004
Getting the Hives

Food and medications among triggers for allergic reaction

3/24/2004
What Your Favorite Snack Says About You

A link between snack foods and personality?

3/22/2004
Feasting After Fishing

Fresh fish that's good enough to eat

3/19/2004
Mercury Fears Spur New Fish Consumption Guidelines

But U.S. critics say FDA, EPA ignore risks from albacore tuna

3/19/2004
Five Servings of Fruit and Veggies a Day

May help keep cancer at bay

3/19/2004
Fish-Oil Supplements Have Contaminants, Study Claims

British study finds fire retardants in cod liver oil pills

3/17/2004
Scientists ID Enzyme That Regulates Appetite

Finding could lead to drug treatments to combat obesity, diabetes

3/17/2004
Breast Cancer Risk Tied to Wine, Fat Intake

But moderate drinking lowers women's risk of the disease, study finds

3/17/2004
Soda Patrol

Take the fizz out of your child's habit

3/13/2004
The Truth About Aging

Government booklet helps dispel myths on growing old

3/12/2004
Common Nutrient Boosts Memory, Learning

Study: Pregnant women, babies may benefit from added choline

3/12/2004
Bagel Bites

A portion distortion

3/10/2004
Gout Risk Tied to Eating Red Meat, Fish

Study finds low-fat dairy in diet lowers odds

3/9/2004
Middle School Can Mean More Calories

Study finds kids eat worse when they have a snack bar at their disposal

3/5/2004
Teens Gain Weight When They're Irate

When in a sour mood, they turn to food, study says

3/5/2004
Obesity Grows Despite Diets to Curb It

Panelists warn of future heart disease

3/4/2004
Web Program Helps Kids With Diet, Exercise

Encourages them to eat healthful foods and be active

3/4/2004
Skipping Meals: A Bad Idea

You could end up overeating

3/2/2004
When It's Hard to Swallow

Dysphagia affects one in 10 people over age 50

2/29/2004
Too Much Weight Tugs at Kids' Hearts

Overweight children show symptoms for coronary disease, diabetes

2/27/2004
Kids' Cuisine is Far From Lean

Chain restaurants serve fare loaded with fat, report contends

2/27/2004
Telling the Difference Between Good, Bad Fats

Experts give advice on figuring out which ones are OK to eat

2/26/2004
Hunger Sharpens Your Taste Buds

It boosts ability to taste sweet and salty foods, study finds

2/24/2004
More Kids, More Pounds for Parents

The more children a couple has, the greater the weight gain for Mom and Dad

2/24/2004
When Trouble Melts Like Lemon Drops

What's the better thirst quencher?

2/20/2004
Simple Math Might Prolong Your Life

Computing the fat content of foods could help you avoid the unhealthiest fats

2/10/2004
Are Potatoes Good for You?

It depends on how they're prepared

2/9/2004
ER Responses to Allergic Reactions Questioned

Many emergency rooms don't follow allergists' recommendations

2/9/2004
Salt Sense

Tips for getting less

2/6/2004
Mercury Tied to Irreversible Brain Damage

Study finds prenatal exposure affects children through adolescence

2/5/2004
Germ Behind Food Poisoning More Wily Than Thought

Carriers of Listeria may not show symptoms as germ hides out in gall bladder

2/5/2004
Iron Helps Build Bones

But it must be taken with calcium

2/4/2004
Trimming Trans Fats

How to reduce your consumption

2/2/2004
Good Bacteria Never Take a Day Off

Intestinal germs offer health benefits even when they're inactive, study finds

1/28/2004
The Mechanics of Plant Growth

Simple sugars help give strength to plant cell walls, study finds

1/23/2004
Pour a Little Milk on Your Wheat Field

It reduces powdery mildew on grain crop, study finds

1/19/2004
Eating Chicken May Boost Arsenic Exposure

Study suggests need to reconsider safe levels

1/15/2004
Waiter, There's a Bug in My Food

It's probably harmless

1/14/2004
The Worm Turns on Parasite Treatment

Killing seizure-causing tapeworms better than leaving them alone

1/13/2004
Doctors: Curtail Soft Drinks in Schools

Pediatricians call for severe restrictions on soda machines

1/13/2004
Veggies May Offer Cancer Cure

Altered compound, found in certain greens, could become treatment, study says

1/12/2004
Vitamin D Defends Against MS

Supplements lower women's risk of central nervous system disease