Food and Nutrition News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

2/18/2003
New Studies a Mixed Bag for Diet and Alzheimer's

One says vitamins won't help, the other says vegetable fats might

2/13/2003
The Perfect Couple on Valentine's Day

New research shows chocolate and your heart make a good pair when it comes to health

2/12/2003
Want to Lose Weight? Beef Up

New study says more protein, fewer carbs will help and also keep your muscle mass

2/6/2003
Are We Driven to Overeat?

Researcher finds obesity a siren's call; others cite environment

2/6/2003
Lose Weight, Caveman Style

Burn more calories than you eat

2/6/2003
Organic Foods

They're no more nutritious than non-organic products

2/5/2003
Soy-Tea Combo May Thwart Prostate Cancer

Taken together, they inhibited tumor growth in mice

2/3/2003
Girls Who Dine Alone May Pay a High Price

Study finds a link to developing eating disorders

1/31/2003
The Super-sizing of America's Waistline

Consumers tempted by 'bargains' of bigger portions

1/31/2003
High Fiber Fact

Fiber-rich foods aren't high in calories

1/28/2003
No Cancer Risk Found in Food Chemical

First study of acrylamide in humans finds no link

1/27/2003
High-Fat Chow No Friend of Fido's

Research could pinpoint potential hazards for growing children

1/27/2003
Stronger Fish Mercury Warnings Sought

Activists hope California suit spurs national seafood safety campaign

1/27/2003
Health Groups Sour Over New Dairy Campaign

They ask National Dairy Council to kill its "3-A-Day" promotion

1/25/2003
Eating Pyramid Style

Food guide helps you eat healthier

1/23/2003
Gene Twitching Lets Mice Eat All They Want

They gained no weight and lived longer, study finds

1/21/2003
America's Plates Are Fuller Than Ever

Food portions have increased significantly since the 1970s

1/21/2003
Fiber Feast

How much should you eat?

1/18/2003
Weighing In on Diet Plans

Low carb or high carb? Experts disagree

1/16/2003
Cut Corners in the Kitchen

Spend less time cooking

1/14/2003
Sweet Nothings

Sugar has little nutritional value

1/13/2003
Taking Aim at Trans Fatty Acids

U.S. to require food labeling for these health threats

1/9/2003
Eschewing Good Food

Chewing habits signal better taste

1/8/2003
Hold the Pickles, Add the Peppers

Peppers and tomatoes can prolong beef burger shelf life, study finds

1/8/2003
A Nutritional Menu

Your mother was right about broccoli, say Mayo Clinic experts in picking healthy foods