Food and Nutrition News

Date Posted
Article Title
5/27/2004
Figs Fight Off Food Poisoning

Fruit and its extracts inhibit growth of harmful food microbes

5/27/2004
Health Tip: Fiber Facts

How much should kids be getting?

5/25/2004
White Tea Kills More Germs Than Its Green Cousin

Study finds its immune powers not just an 'old wives' tale'

5/25/2004
Health Tip: Travel Menus

Take your healthy lifestyle on the road

5/24/2004
Green Tea Helps Keep Arteries Clear

But animal study findings suggest it won't remove existing plaque

5/21/2004
Good News for Chocolate Lovers

Studies find it helps heart and arteries, but caffeine doesn't get same blessing

5/20/2004
Peel Away High Cholesterol

Compounds in orange and tangerine peels lower lipid levels

5/20/2004
Health Tip: Breakfast Benefits

Why skipping it isn't healthy

5/20/2004
Soy May Lower Colon Cancer Risk

Researchers found molecule suppressed tumor cells in mice

5/19/2004
Healthy Lifestyle Lowers Blood Pressure

Diet, regular workouts are best long-term strategy

5/17/2004
Studies Bolster Case for Atkins Diet

But critics continue to question the long-term safety

5/14/2004
Eat Fish, Have a Bigger Baby

But mercury in some species poses a risk

5/14/2004
Health Tip: Preemptive Weight Control

Fight obesity from the start

5/13/2004
Low-Carb Diets Can Cause Bad Breath

Dental experts offer tips for fighting halitosis

5/12/2004
Cranberry Juice Washes Away UTIs

Compounds prevent bacteria from sticking to tract lining

5/12/2004
Health Tip: Good Eating Habits

Some helpful advice

5/11/2004
Hospital Food Short on More Than Flavor

Study finds it lacks many vitamins, minerals

5/11/2004
Soap Can Protect Those With Peanut Allergies

But hand gels don't, researchers say

5/9/2004
Fish Still a Good Health Bet

But pregnant women and children should limit their intake

5/7/2004
Carb-Linked Dip in 'Good' Cholesterol OK, Study Finds

High-carb, low-fat diets keep healthy ratio of HDL, LDL cholesterol

5/7/2004
Health Tip: The Benefits of Beer

It may strengthen your bones and help your heart

5/5/2004
Antioxidant May Prevent Prostate Cancer

Study finds a protective effect in selenium

4/30/2004
Understanding Food Labels

Program helps people decipher nutrition information

4/29/2004
U.S. Sees Sharp Drop in Food Poisoning

Illness decline since 1996 hastened in 2003, officials say

4/28/2004
The Case for Food Irradiation

Researchers say it would greatly reduce rates of food-borne illnesses

4/23/2004
Soy Could Help Men, Too

Study finds it may protect against prostate cancer and baldness

4/23/2004
Study Urges New Look at Antibiotic Resistance

Chicken waste yields clue into how wily germs spread quickly

4/23/2004
Obesity May Be in Your Head

Sight and smell of food increases brain metabolism, study found

4/23/2004
When the Pounds Stop Dropping

How to jump-start a stalled weight loss program

4/23/2004
Supersized Breakfast Stresses Vessels

Two McMuffins, hash browns inflame arteries till lunch, study finds

4/22/2004
Childhood Poverty Can Hurt Eating Habits

No emphasis on healthy foods can affect nutritional choices later

4/22/2004
Could a Spice Treat Cystic Fibrosis?

Turmeric helps mice with lung disease, study finds

4/22/2004
Cinnamon as Medicine?

The popular spice may help treat diabetes, researchers say

4/21/2004
Water vs. Sports Drinks

Which replaces fluids better?

4/19/2004
Low-fat the Natural Way

Some foods are healthy on their own

4/16/2004
New Drug-Resistant Strain of Salmonella Found

Two common antibiotics ineffective against it

4/15/2004
Watch Your Waistline

It will help you stay healthy

4/12/2004
Fat-Free Fallacies

Calories still count

4/12/2004
Drinking Enough Water

Educate young sports enthusiasts about fluid intake

4/9/2004
Taxed Out?

Relieve tax season stress with a diet change

4/7/2004
Famine Can Hike Breast Cancer Risk

Dutch study of food crisis in '40s shows rates higher for those who got the least

4/7/2004
Blueberry Bonanza

A cup full of goodness

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