Food and Nutrition News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

8/19/2002
Almonds Are a Girl's - And Guy's - Best Friend

Eating two handfuls daily can lower cholesterol by as much as 12 percent

8/19/2002
Heartening News About Honey

Research suggests it may offer some antioxidant protection

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