Food and Nutrition News

Date Posted
Article Title
11/30/2002
A Case for More Grocers

Supermarket availablity influences fruit and vegetable consumption

11/30/2002
The Lowdown on High Cholesterol Counts

New heart association program aims to tame this health threat

11/29/2002
Functional Summaries on Food

New fact sheets offer information about super healthy foods

11/28/2002
Eat Turkey, Be Happy

Chemical in bird may affect mood and memory, study suggests

11/27/2002
How Bad for Your Heart Is Mercury in Fish?

Two new studies offer seemingly conflicting views

11/27/2002
Wonder What's in Your Food Other Than Food?

Here's a food preservative primer

11/27/2002
Holiday Bites

Tips to avoid overeating

11/26/2002
Nuts, Peanut Butter May Prevent Type II Diabetes

Study finds enthusiasts at 27% reduced risk

11/21/2002
Redefining a Healthy Diet

Harvard researchers offer revisions to U.S. dietary guidelines

11/19/2002
11/18/2002
A Fish a Day Keeps Heart Woes at Bay

Heart association revises its omega-3 fatty acids guidelines

11/16/2002
Drug-Resistant Germs: Food for Thought

Too many antibiotics used in U.S. food supply, experts warn

11/15/2002
Red Meat Increases Risk of Colorectal Cancer

Diet high in animal fat led to more disease among Chinese in Singapore

11/11/2002
Diabetics Urged to Cook Foods Slowly

Scorched sugars drive up vessel-hating chemicals

11/9/2002
A Soda a Day Keeps the Vitamins Away

Soft drink consumers less likely to get recommended amounts

11/8/2002
Pass the Stuffing -- and the Antioxidant -- Please

Bread crust may contain a healthful disease fighter

11/7/2002
Easy on the Juice

Limit your child's fruit juice consumption

11/6/2002
Hormone Could be Key to Weight Reduction

It might one day lead to effective drug treatment

11/5/2002
Fiber Overload Won't Stop Recurring Colon Polyps

Study: Supplements no help to those already eating a lot

11/4/2002
Alzheimer's May Be Tied to Lack of Iron

Iron-deficient brain cells show dementia-like damage

11/1/2002
Selenium May Cut Bladder Cancer Risk in Ex-Smokers

Mineral doesn't offer same protection to current, nonsmokers

10/28/2002
Low-Cal Diet Keeps Mice Young at Heart

Less energy intake seems to prevent age-related gene changes in pump cells

10/24/2002
Seafood Keeps Dementia at Bay

Elderly lower risk by eating it at least once a week

10/24/2002
Fermenting Sauerkraut Foments a Cancer Fighter

Process of turning cabbage into condiment is key

10/21/2002
In Kids We Trust (To Eat Well)

They'll do the right thing when left to own devices

10/20/2002
Kids Get Their Peas From Teacher Cues

Study shows students eat more of their lunch when they sit in the classroom

10/18/2002
Soy Beefs Up Vegetarian Diet

It's an inexpensive way to add protein to food

10/16/2002
Onion Finding Won't Leave a Wet Eye in the House

Scientists find gene that makes you cry

10/14/2002
Scientists Hope to Better the Bitter

Find substances that activate receptors on tongue

10/7/2002
Smile When You Say Cheese

... And when you eat it

10/4/2002
Gaining Insight About Losing Weight

'Boomerang' pounds are a problem

10/3/2002
Blood Molecule Boosts Risk of Stroke, Alzheimer's

Study finds even moderate homocysteine levels raise odds

10/2/2002
Masticate Those Morsels

Better benefit when some veggies are blendered

9/30/2002
Food for Thought for Obesity Experts

Special menu for conference attendees to include low-fat offerings

9/27/2002
Fatty Acid in Milk May Ward Off Breast Cancer

In rodents, linoleic acid halts formation of vessels tumors need

9/26/2002
Teen Athletes' Eating Habits

Skipping breakfast is a bad play

9/25/2002
Storing Veggies Away? Don't Delay

Go from field to freezer as quickly as possible

9/25/2002
Sugared Soft Drinks Make You Softer in Middle

Study finds less weight gain with artificially sweetened ones

9/24/2002
Banned on the Run

Even though you're on the go, avoid high-sugar, high-fat foods

9/23/2002
You Will Be What You Eat

Your diet today will dictate your weight in 10 years

9/17/2002
The Remains of His Day

Study reveals Iceman's last meals

9/10/2002
Tea for Two

Both sexes can benefit from tea, studies show

9/10/2002
Chew on These Gum Facts

They may be hard to swallow

9/6/2002
Orange Packers Are Dying To Please You

Additives turn fruits, foods into desired colors

9/6/2002
Mickey D's Fry Plan Wins Faint Praise

Fast-food giant to use heart-healthier oil for its fried foods

9/4/2002
Corn's an Amazing Wavy Grain

Many species designed to defeat attackers

9/2/2002
Keep Your Food Clean and Properly Prepared

Food safety is especially important during a holiday

8/30/2002
Kids Too Sweet on Soft Drinks

That's leading to some unhealthy eating habits

8/27/2002
Fish and Nuts Are Brain Foods

Contain essential fats that improve memory

8/23/2002
Peanut Butter as Health Food

It can help lower bad cholesterol