Food and Nutrition News

Date Posted
Article Title
8/19/2002
8/16/2002
MSG Myths

Does it really cause headaches?

8/16/2002
Nothing Corny About It -- It's Good For You

Cooked sweet corn helps fight cancer and heart disease

8/12/2002
A Ripe Observation

Proving the effects of ethylene gas on fruit

8/12/2002
A Flaky Experiment

Magnet can measure iron in your cereal

8/8/2002
Easing Potato Woes

Solutions sought for dry rot, sprouting

8/7/2002
Avoiding Freshmen Feeding Frenzies

Healthy eating tips for college students

8/7/2002
New Appetite Hormone Is to Diet For

Cuts food intake by one-third, research shows

8/4/2002
Baby Boomers Need Help Beating the Bulge

Experts offer advice on losing weight

8/2/2002
Producing a Healthy Diet

Fruits and vegetables can help you meet your nutritional needs

8/1/2002
Linoleic Acid Cuts Stroke Risk

But researchers warn it's not the popular 'conjugated' acid used as a supplement

8/1/2002
How Much You Eat May Affect How Long You Live

15-year study results show similar results in chimpanzees and humans

8/1/2002
7/31/2002
Making Pre-Cooked Foods Safer

Study: Edible film controls bacteria growth on food

7/29/2002
Boiling Best Bet to Avoid Harmful Food By-Product

Chemical is found in some favorite foods, like french fries and potato chips

7/27/2002
Lactose Lore

Americans confused about lactose intolerance, poll finds

7/27/2002
Nuts Over Pecans

They taste good ... and they're good for you

7/26/2002
Whole Grain Foods Wholly Healthy

Study reports lower cardiovascular, diabetes risks for whole grain eaters

7/26/2002
Fishing for a Healthy Heart?

Omega-3 fatty acids promote elasticity in blood vessels

7/24/2002
Breathe Right

Proper diet can ease pulmonary problems

7/20/2002
Food for Your Eyes

What you eat affects how you see

7/15/2002
Eat Safe on the Road

Precautions to ensure food is OK to eat

7/12/2002
American Children Score Health Gains

But certain measures still concern federal officials, report says

7/11/2002
Smile When You Say Cheese

Nutrients help keep teeth healthy

7/10/2002
Panel Urges Reducing Trans Fats in Diet

Doesn't recommend a safe upper limit

7/8/2002
Calorie Miscounts

It's common to underestimate

7/1/2002
Fish Eaters Have Lower Appetite Hormone Levels

Study comparing African tribes finds leptin levels higher in vegetarians

7/1/2002
Children Setting Table for Heart Disease

Heart doctors urge change in habits now to prevent disease later

6/28/2002
Low-Fat Dairy Products Might Reduce Colon Cancer Risk

Study finds foods work better than supplements

6/27/2002
Chemical in Food Deemed 'Serious Problem'

But WHO panel balks at advising people to avoid acrylamide

6/25/2002
Antioxidants in Food May Prevent Memory Loss

Studies find link between high intake and lower Alzheimer's risk

6/24/2002
Humans Overdrawing Earth's Resource Bank

Use exceeded capacity to regenerate by 120% by 1999

6/24/2002
New Tool For Weaning: Egg Yolks

Study says they pick up where mother's milk leaves off

6/24/2002
Nuts Cut Heart Death Risk in Men

Doctor study finds 30% reduction with regular consumption

6/20/2002
Bush's Newest Campaign: Physical Fitness

More exercise now a government project

6/19/2002
Food Genies

Your tastes may be in your genes

6/18/2002
Cranberry Juice Bogs Down Urinary Tract Infections

Study finds it flushes bacteria out of a woman's system

6/13/2002
Hot and Cold Tastes

How the brain processes food flavors

6/11/2002
Nurse, I Need a Big Mac, Stat!

Survey finds leading hospitals now offer fast food

6/11/2002
Making Sandwich Meats Safer to Eat

Scientists say they've developed a way to kill germs on luncheon meats

6/10/2002
Dieting to Disaster

Herbal supplement plus dieting causes rare neurological disorder in Italian woman

6/10/2002
More Fiber, Later Periods

Girls who eat the most fiber likely to get periods later

6/6/2002
When Food Becomes Fat

And why losing weight isn't so easy

6/6/2002
Onions Have Health 'Apeel'

They contain a chemical that can protect against cancer

6/3/2002
Carbohydrates Key to Keeping Weight Off

Popular low-carb diets aren't the way to go

6/3/2002
You Eat What You Know

Training session turns attitudes positive toward bioengineered food

5/31/2002
Bananas Help Boost Bone Mass

Potassium found in fruits and veggies may prevent osteoporosis

5/28/2002
Broccoli: The Latest Cancer Killer?

Research shows it may protect against stomach cancer, ulcers

5/28/2002
Match What You Like to Eat With What's Good For You

Nutrient directory tells you if your food has the right stuff

5/28/2002
Simple Diet Change Lowers Hypertension Fast

Eating more fruits, veggies cuts it in only six months