Food and Nutrition News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

3/24/2004
Getting the Hives

Food and medications among triggers for allergic reaction

3/24/2004
What Your Favorite Snack Says About You

A link between snack foods and personality?

3/22/2004
Feasting After Fishing

Fresh fish that's good enough to eat

3/19/2004
Mercury Fears Spur New Fish Consumption Guidelines

But U.S. critics say FDA, EPA ignore risks from albacore tuna

3/19/2004
Five Servings of Fruit and Veggies a Day

May help keep cancer at bay

3/19/2004
Fish-Oil Supplements Have Contaminants, Study Claims

British study finds fire retardants in cod liver oil pills

3/17/2004
Scientists ID Enzyme That Regulates Appetite

Finding could lead to drug treatments to combat obesity, diabetes

3/17/2004
Breast Cancer Risk Tied to Wine, Fat Intake

But moderate drinking lowers women's risk of the disease, study finds

3/17/2004
Soda Patrol

Take the fizz out of your child's habit

3/13/2004
The Truth About Aging

Government booklet helps dispel myths on growing old

3/12/2004
Common Nutrient Boosts Memory, Learning

Study: Pregnant women, babies may benefit from added choline

3/12/2004
Bagel Bites

A portion distortion

3/10/2004
Gout Risk Tied to Eating Red Meat, Fish

Study finds low-fat dairy in diet lowers odds

3/9/2004
Middle School Can Mean More Calories

Study finds kids eat worse when they have a snack bar at their disposal

3/5/2004
Teens Gain Weight When They're Irate

When in a sour mood, they turn to food, study says

3/5/2004
Obesity Grows Despite Diets to Curb It

Panelists warn of future heart disease

3/4/2004
Web Program Helps Kids With Diet, Exercise

Encourages them to eat healthful foods and be active

3/4/2004
Skipping Meals: A Bad Idea

You could end up overeating

3/2/2004
When It's Hard to Swallow

Dysphagia affects one in 10 people over age 50

2/29/2004
Too Much Weight Tugs at Kids' Hearts

Overweight children show symptoms for coronary disease, diabetes