Food and Nutrition News

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8/31/2004
U.S. Dietary Panel May Green-Light Desserts, Treats

But critics say encouraging sugars, fats could backfire

8/31/2004
Most Kids Have Dieted by 10th Grade

Study finds 84% have tried losing weight by age 14

8/30/2004
Diabetes Rampant Among Native Americans

Disease relatively new to population, but manageable

8/30/2004
Want Your Kids to Cut Down on Colas?

Setting a good example should be your first move, experts say

8/30/2004
Chromium in Diet, Fitness Products May Pose Danger

Study finds body could convert harmless form of chromium into carcinogenic variety

8/26/2004
Sport Fishing Takes Big Bite Out of Fish Stocks

It accounts for nearly a quarter of the catch for some saltwater species

8/25/2004
Grapefruit Lowers Weight, Fights Cancer

Studies find benefits to eating the citrus

8/24/2004
Sugary Drinks Tied to Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes

Study finds risks rise along with soda, fruit punch consumption

8/23/2004
Salmonella Stalks Free-Range Chicken, Too

Wandering fowl aren't free of nasty germs, study finds

8/22/2004
Keep Your Kids Cavity-Free

Experts offer back-to-school advice on how to prevent tooth decay

8/20/2004
Food Pyramid Up for Restructure

USDA's basic food guide is still relevant, but is anyone heeding its message?

8/20/2004
Remnants of Winemaking Can Preserve Food

Grape pomace extract found effective against bacteria

8/18/2004
Good News for Victims of Traveler's Diarrhea

Restricted diet not always necessary for recovery, study finds

8/13/2004
Start Planning Healthy School Lunches Now

Expert offers advice on preparing healthy school lunches

8/6/2004
Simple Switches Can Slice Fat From Your Diet

Easy recipe substitutions can reduce calories, experts say

8/5/2004
Transfusion Tied to 2nd Human Mad Cow Case

Researchers concerned by new variant in victim

7/29/2004
Too Little Fish Oil Hurts Your Heart

Study finds low levels raise risk of cardiovascular disease

7/27/2004
An Unlikely Ally Against Cancer

Fat helps body absorb disease-fighting agents from vegetables, study suggests

7/26/2004
The Body, Not the Mind, Predicts Cancer Survival

Nausea, shortness of breath, weakness may signal poor prognosis

7/20/2004
Something's Fishy About Store-Bought Red Snapper

Most supermarket 'snapper' is other species, DNA tests reveal

7/20/2004
Health Tip: Feeling Sluggish?

A poor diet may be to blame

7/20/2004
New Clues to Cause of Lou Gehrig's Disease

Energy centers in muscle and nerve cells malfunction

7/19/2004
Lifestyle Can Cut Risk of Alzheimer's

Staying trim, eating well and social networking help

7/19/2004
Eating Fish May Prevent Irregular Heartbeats

When baked and broiled, it protects against atrial fibrillation, study says

7/19/2004
Health Tip: Beans Talk

The benefits of eating legumes

7/15/2004
Right Diet Might Guard Against Endometriosis

Fruits, vegetables seem to lower risk of painful condition, study suggests

7/14/2004
How to Lick Ice Cream Headache

Enjoy cold foods slowly or suffer the consequences, expert advises

7/14/2004
New Dish on Fish

More cautious guides released on safe seafood consumption

7/13/2004
Kiwi a Significant Food Allergen

Severe reactions seen in some who eat exotic fruit

7/9/2004
Added Protein Gives Sports Drinks Extra Kick

Enhances performance and reduces muscle damage

7/8/2004
Soy Safe When It Comes to Breast Cancer

Plant estrogens don't raise risk for women, study finds

7/8/2004
Study: Artificial Sweeteners Lead to Overeating

Industry isn't sweet on rat research, though

7/6/2004
Milk Helps Prevent Colon Cancer

A glass a day reduces risk, study finds

7/6/2004
Health Tip: Eat Grilled Meat Only Occasionally

Grilled vegetables are a healthier choice

7/5/2004
Flies Possess Same Palate as Humans

That shortcake is as tasty to the bug as it is to the man

7/1/2004
'Western' Diet May Boost Stroke Risk

Eating more plant-based foods could help prevent damage

6/30/2004
6/28/2004
Anorexia Relapse Risk Lingers

Researchers find patients susceptible for up to two years

6/23/2004
Make Mine Decaf, With Flavor

Plant found that yields high-quality beans without the buzz

6/22/2004
Humans Ate Grains Earlier Than Thought

Study: Agriculture may have begun 10,000 years sooner

6/21/2004
Health Tip: Baby's First Solids

Start with rice cereal

6/18/2004
Eat Low-Carb While Increasing Fiber Intake

Mayo Clinic offers ways to ingest a good carbohydrate

6/16/2004
Teen Dieting May Lead to Adult Obesity

Weight-loss efforts might disrupt a woman's metabolism

6/15/2004
Obesity Epidemic Continues Unabated

Rate climbs again, and study cites kids' fast-food habits

6/14/2004
Fruit Helps Eyes Stay Healthy

Increased consumption may prevent macular degeneration

6/11/2004
Low-Carb Spud to Hit U.S. Market Next Year

Special potato should appeal to those on high-protein diets, researcher says

6/3/2004
Brightly Colored Fruits May Reduce Stroke Risk

High levels of natural antoxidants might be protective

6/1/2004
Babies Born in Poverty Suffer Poor Health

Poor nutrition puts these infants at high risk for medical problems, study found

6/1/2004
Chocolate Can Keep Cardiovascular System in Shape

A bit of the right kind can help dilate arteries

5/27/2004
Soy May Stave Off Endometrial Cancer

Study of Chinese women shows up to a 40 percent lower risk