Food and Nutrition News

Date Posted
Article Title
2/7/2005
Sweet Gene Steers Kids Away From Vegetables

Bitter-tasting foods a tough, but necessary, sell for these youngsters

2/4/2005
Bread is Back! Or So Hopes the Industry

Grain Foods Foundation launches pro-bread campaign

1/31/2005
Good Nutrition vs. Need: A Closer Look

Following dietary guidelines often isn't an option for those who use food pantries

1/26/2005
Health Tip: It's Not So Hard to Eat Healthy

If you follow these basic principles

1/21/2005
Veggie Diet May Lower High Blood Pressure

Blood thickness and body weight improve on plant-based regimen, study finds

1/21/2005
Update: Grapefruit Juice-Drug Interactions Still Pose Risks

Nursing journal sends out renewed warning on potentially dangerous consequences

1/20/2005
Behavior, Diet Therapies Fight Cognitive Decay

Combination curbed beagles' age-related decline in learning ability

1/18/2005
Folate May Prevent Hypertension in Women

Higher levels of the B vitamin could cut risk by almost half, study finds

1/17/2005
Sugar Squeezing Out Nutrition in Preschoolers' Diets

Snacks, soft drinks displacing fruit, grains, vegetables and dairy products

1/11/2005
Steady Diet of Red Meat Increases Colon Cancer Risk

People who consumed a lot over long period of time upped chances by 50 percent

1/11/2005
Health Tip: Get Enough Magnesium

Veggies and nuts are prime sources

1/10/2005
Health Tip: Beware of Phony Diets

Diet scam could rob you of money, health

1/10/2005
Olive Oil May Protect Against Breast Cancer

Lab study finds main ingredient suppresses important cancer gene

1/7/2005
Chamomile Tea May Have Medicinal Value

Scientists find ingredient in brew might ease colds, cramps

1/7/2005
1/6/2005
Health Tip: Profile of a Weight Loser

Surprise! They eat breakfast.

1/5/2005
Health Tip: A Nutritional Bright Spot During Cold Weather

Winter squash is a healthy alternative

1/3/2005
Health Tip: Mullin' Melons

Choosing the healthiest varieties

12/31/2004
Health Tip: Throw a Safe New Year's Eve Bash

Music, games, socializing, food are better centers than booze

12/30/2004
Fast Food Linked to Obesity, Insulin Problems

Finding suggests the fare could contribute to onset of diabetes

12/29/2004
Health Tip: Teach Your Child to Eat Well

Suggestions to make mealtime more fun

12/28/2004
Remarriage Turns Men Into Couch Potatoes

But a study finds that they boost their veggie intake

12/27/2004
Healthful Diet Urged for Kids Undergoing Chemo

Treatment lowers antioxidant, nutrient levels

12/27/2004
False Memories May Work as Diet Aid

Study finds some can be convinced of bad experiences with foods

12/23/2004
Money Problems Leading Cause of Holiday Stress

Tips on coping with financial strains during gift-giving season

12/21/2004
Fruits, Veggies Might Ward Off Cancer

Try to eat five or more servings a day to help prevent disease, experts say

12/21/2004
Have a Healthy Holiday Season

Some tips to avoid overindulging during festive gatherings

12/17/2004
Do Hungry Guys Prefer Heftier Gals?

Study suggests men's tastes change before, after meals

12/16/2004
Holiday Health Reminders for Diabetics

Experts suggest ways to enjoy festive foods while keeping blood sugar under control

12/16/2004
Health Tip: Kids Are Easy Sells

Junk food advertisers feast on kids' lack of willpower

12/14/2004
Immigrants to U.S. Assimilating Obesity

Study finds big weight gains the longer they're here

12/14/2004
Holiday Feasts Don't Have to Fatten You Up

Exercise and moderate portions can battle weight gain

12/13/2004
Study: Blacks More Fat, Less Fit Than Whites

Differences more pronounced in men, researchers say

12/10/2004
Kids Should Watch Calories During Holidays, Too

Parents need to control their children's eating during festivities

12/10/2004
Health Tip: Live Alone?

You're less likely to eat right

12/9/2004
Health Tip: In Lieu of Vitamins

There's always healthy eating

12/7/2004
Sleep Loss May Cause Weight Gain

Lack of slumber alters hunger hormone levels, boosts appetite, study finds

12/6/2004
Water Helps Those With Low Blood Pressure

Buoys health of people who can faint while standing

12/6/2004
U.S. Moves to Further Protect Food Supply

Effort is last of four measures to head off bioterror threat

12/3/2004
Health Tip: Food Substitutions

Recipe replacements to keep you healthier

12/3/2004
Leafy Greens May Keep Vision Clear

Vegetables may help prevent cataracts, researchers say

12/2/2004
Too Much Red Meat May Boost Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk

Eating lots of it could double your chances of getting autoimmune disease, study says

12/1/2004
Magnesium Maintains Memory

Mineral seems to regulate key brain receptor involved in learning

12/1/2004
Green Tea Seems to Stem Spread of Prostate Cancer

Polyphenols control proliferation of malignant cells

11/30/2004
Simple Steps in Youth Boost Bones in Old Age

Diet, exercise and a little sunlight can keep canes, walkers at bay

11/30/2004
Scientists Grow Virus Tied to Food Poisoning

Goal is to develop a potential vaccine

11/29/2004
Study Finds Health Benefit in Low-Glycemic Diet

Cuts risk factors for heart disease, diabetes better than low-fat diet

11/26/2004
Health Tip: Better Breast Milk

Some dietary guidelines

11/25/2004
Thanksgiving Feast Boasts Some Healthy Foods

Turkey, cranberries, sweet potatoes, pumpkin and pecans all nutritious on their own

11/22/2004
Study: Men Benefit More From Antioxidants

Cancer, death rates lower for males