Food and Nutrition News

Date Posted
Article Title
5/19/2003
In Need of TLC

You need a companion to help you eat right

5/16/2003
Cranberry or Blueberry?

Which is more nutritious?

5/15/2003
Study: Fish Fine for Pregnant Women

No harm seen to baby's brain from mercury

5/15/2003
How Hot is Hot?

The perfect brewing temperature for tea

5/14/2003
Broccoli Could Be Prostate Cancer Fighter

Chemical produced by broccoli and its ilk could become medicine

5/13/2003
Painting an Unappetizing Picture

What's in those pastries?

5/13/2003
Do More Calories Help Colon Cancer Patients?

Study says those who ate more lived longer; experts doubt link

5/10/2003
Sesame Oil Lowers Blood Pressure

Reduced the need for hypertension drugs, study found

5/9/2003
A Pain in the Glass

Lead can seep into beverages

5/8/2003
Pesticide Poisoning Raises Food Safety Concerns

Market-level malice hard to stop, experts admit

5/5/2003
Fruit Juice a Two-Edged Sword for Kids

Study finds obese children drink 65 percent more

5/2/2003
High-Fiber Diet Helps Prevent Colon Cancer

New research counters studies that had questioned its benefits

4/30/2003
Eat What You Watch

Genre seems to affect appetite

4/29/2003
Slim Fest

Overweight people head for the dessert table faster

4/28/2003
Skipping Meals May Improve Your Health

Study: Fasting cuts risk of diabetes and brain damage in rodents

4/24/2003
Underfed Moms May Have Shorter Pregnancies

Lack of nutrition in sheep in leads to preterm delivery, finds study

4/21/2003
Tea for Immunity

Study finds beverage contains a key infection fighter

4/21/2003
Fit Health Into Your Lifestyle

Tips on squeezing exercise and a healthy diet into busy schedule

4/18/2003
Free Shopping Shuttles Add Up to Better Health

Supermarket-funded service could let inner-city shoppers buy fresher products, study finds

4/18/2003
Yogurt May Help Burn Fat

Don't shun this dairy product when you go on a diet, researchers say

4/16/2003
The Best of the Bunch

Some vegetables are better than others

4/15/2003
Concord Grape Juice Stamps Out Hypertension

Men who drank 12 ounces a day lowered their blood pressure

4/14/2003
Lighting Up Lowers Vitamin B-6 Levels

Smokers lag behind nonsmoking peers, study finds

4/12/2003
Supersized Meals Shortchange Your Health

Study shows larger portion just makes people eat more

4/11/2003
Are Organic Foods Better for You?

Expert offers information on the differences

4/8/2003
Healthy Lifestyle Can Halt Prostate Cancer

Exercise and weight control affects disease progression, study finds

4/3/2003
No Broccoli, Mom!

Some ideas for getting kids to eat vegetables

4/3/2003
Heart-Healthy Foods

Keep your cholesterol in check

4/2/2003
Fruit Consumption Boosts Parkinson's Risk

Researchers suspect pesticides, not fruit, to blame

4/2/2003
Family Meals

They're usually more nutritious than dinner-for-one

4/1/2003
Pumpernickel Promotes Pump Health in Elderly

Study finds it's never too late to start increasing fiber

4/1/2003
Low Mercury Levels Found in Most Women and Children

But 8 percent of women have potentially dangerous levels

4/1/2003
Food on the Fly

Rushed meals often mean poor food choices

3/28/2003
Eat Well When You're on the Run

Being busy doesn't mean you need to bypass good nutrition

3/27/2003
Tips for Budding Vegetarians

Mayo newsletter offers advice on making sure you get enough protein and iron

3/26/2003
Fruit Juice Overload

Too much juice can lead to obesity, digestive problems

3/25/2003
Cranberry Juice Won't Bog Down 'Good' Cholesterol

Small study touts its heart-healthy benefits

3/25/2003
Salt Substitutes

Use other seasonings to cut your salt intake

3/24/2003
Should Pregnant Women Eat Soy?

Rat study says chemical may cause sexual dysfunction in male offspring

3/24/2003
Breakfast Benefits

A morning meal helps you eat better through the day

3/20/2003
Morning Munchies

Start your day with a nutritious breakfast

3/19/2003
High Protein Intake Harms Ailing Kidneys

But study also finds no effect on healthy kidneys

3/18/2003
Super-Sized Sodas

Extra large containers include many extra calories

3/12/2003
Set a Place for Your Teen at the Dinner Table

Family meals promote healthy eating among adolescents, study says

3/10/2003
Fast Food, Too Much TV Bad for the Heart

Excessive watching and fast food may also lead to diabetes

3/10/2003
Snack Attack

Make healthy choices

3/6/2003
Another Reason Not to Skip Breakfast

Early eaters have lower rates of obesity, insulin resistance

2/25/2003
Eggs Today May Beat Breast Cancer Tomorrow

Study ties consumption in adolescence to lower rate of disease

2/21/2003
Clued Up About Calcium

Take the supplement with meals

2/20/2003
Fruits in Childhood Bear Health Fruits Later

Study finds those who eat a lot lower cancer risk