Food and Nutrition News

Date Posted
Article Title
6/23/2003
What's Behind Teen Beverage Choices

Age, race and gender influence what they drink, research finds

6/20/2003
Eating and Aging

Tips for overcoming eating difficulties

6/19/2003
Stroke 'Belts' Tied to Long-Ago Malnutrition

Effects of deprivation in pregnancy felt to this day, study finds

6/19/2003
The Goods on Garlic

It has antiviral and antibacterial properties

6/18/2003
Undiagnosed Celiac Disease Common, Study Finds

Finnish researchers detect it in 1 of 99 children

6/17/2003
Selenium May Guard Against Breast Cancer

Element found in some foods seems to suppress disease, study finds

6/17/2003
Food Chemical Causes DNA Damage in Lab

Whether acrylamide acts the same way in animals is unknown

6/15/2003
New Resource for Cancer Patients

Online help offers lifestyle and diet advice

6/11/2003
Overweight Kids Don't See the Problem

Their parents also don't view the excess weight as a health issue

6/10/2003
Open Drawer Policy

Behavior among seniors

6/10/2003
Welcome to America

Bad diet habits being exported

6/10/2003
A New Link to Parkinson's Disease

Those with high levels of iron, manganese more likely to develop illness, study finds

6/9/2003
Green Light for Vegetarian Diet

Diet associations endorse the health benefits

6/5/2003
Boys Are More Demanding Even in Utero

Women carrying male fetuses must eat more, survey finds

6/5/2003
Trying a New Food

How to convince your kids

6/3/2003
Diet Daze

Your memory may fail you

5/30/2003
Staving off a Second Stroke

Many survivors fail to take simple steps to prevent another attack

5/29/2003
Bacteria Beats Eczema

Early use of probiotics lessens allergic skin disease in children

5/27/2003
Fish Oil Prevents Irregular Heartbeats

Study aims to explain why some seafood is beneficial

5/22/2003
Fish-Heavy Diet May Prevent Pregnancy Blues

Studies link omega-3 fatty acid deficiency to depression

5/21/2003
Beef Is What's Safe for Dinner, Officials Say

Insist that mad cow disease found in Canada no threat

5/21/2003
Can a Capsule Reduce Damage From a High-Fat Meal?

Study finds possible benefits of pill containing fruit, vegetable concentrates

5/21/2003
A Chocoholic Quiz

Who consumes the most?

5/20/2003
Chocolate May Extend Your Life

Moderate amounts seem to be healthy

5/19/2003
Eat As I Eat

Parents are important role models for children's culinary habits

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