Food and Nutrition News

Date Posted
Article Title
8/27/2003
Nightcaps Can Disrupt Sleep

You may have to go to the bathroom more often

8/26/2003
Can Dark Chocolate Halt Heart Trouble?

Small study suggests it licks hypertension, but experts point out caloric downside

8/26/2003
Peels are the Real Deal

With some fruits and veggies, it pays to keep the peel

8/26/2003
Watermelon Delight

It's a handy and healthy snack

8/22/2003
Don't Throw That Wrapper Away: Eat It!

Researchers create edible food packaging

8/22/2003
Freshman 15: A Real Food Fright

All-you-can-eat atmosphere may encourage bulking up

8/21/2003
People Respond to Pavlov's Bell, Too

Brain associates eating with triggers other than food

8/20/2003
Finger Foods

For baby's first-time self-feeding

8/19/2003
Epileptic Diet Raises 'Bad' Cholesterol in Kids

But monitoring should prevent problems, study concludes

8/14/2003
Chicken Nuggets Usually Aren't Healthier

They're normally no more nutritious than burgers

8/13/2003
Pare Back Your Portions

Watching serving sizes will help keep your waistline in line

8/8/2003
High-Fat Diet

See your doctor before starting one

8/7/2003
Tummy Troubles

Treatment for diarrhea and vomiting

8/1/2003
Five Fruit Servings the Easy Way

Keep fruits and veggies readily available

7/25/2003
For Antioxidants, Go Straight to the Source

Eating foods high in these molecules better than popping pills, study finds

7/24/2003
Spinach Packs a Healthy Punch

It's low in calories, rich in vitamins

7/23/2003
Six Meals a Day May Keep High Cholesterol Away

Frequent eating may affect your cholesterol

7/22/2003
Cut Cholesterol Without Leaving the Kitchen

Adding grains, nuts lowers levels as sharply as a statin

7/22/2003
Smelling Salts

Study looks at how animals detect it for survival

7/21/2003
A Tomato a Day Keeps Heart Disease Away

Risk drops by 30 percent for those who eat pizza, tomato sauce and the like

7/18/2003
Dieting 101

Tips for choosing a diet plan

7/17/2003
Method to Gauge Breast Cancer Risk May Be Flawed

Questionnaires may not reveal link to high-fat foods

7/11/2003
Skip Breakfast, Get Fat

But more meals, if smaller, could make you thinner, study finds

7/10/2003
More Schooling Leads to Smart Eating

Higher education levels translate into healthier diets

7/9/2003
Food Labels to Contain Trans Fats

U.S. orders addition of dangerous acid by 2006

7/9/2003
Beans, Beans, the Unmusical Fruit

Researchers find fermenting them reduces flatulence

7/9/2003
Latte Light

Cut the calorie count in your coffee

7/8/2003
Mixed News on High Blood Pressure

Researchers find incidence is up, but more people have it under control

7/4/2003
Vegetarian Alert

Seek out iron-rich foods

7/2/2003
Milk Fat May Protect Against Childhood Asthma

Kids who ate dairy products had lower rates of breathing disorder, study found

7/1/2003
Soy Much Goodness

Protein without the fat

6/30/2003
Schools Scrap the Junk Food

Too many kids have unhealthy diets, study says

6/30/2003
Power Bars, Power Calories

Energy snacks are often less nutritious than you think

6/26/2003
Plants Have It Made in the Shade

Finding how they adjust to lack of light should improve crop yields, study says

6/24/2003
Tropical Oils Beat Fat

Blend used for cooking fights cholesterol, study finds

6/23/2003
What's Behind Teen Beverage Choices

Age, race and gender influence what they drink, research finds

6/20/2003
Eating and Aging

Tips for overcoming eating difficulties

6/19/2003
Stroke 'Belts' Tied to Long-Ago Malnutrition

Effects of deprivation in pregnancy felt to this day, study finds

6/19/2003
The Goods on Garlic

It has antiviral and antibacterial properties

6/18/2003
Undiagnosed Celiac Disease Common, Study Finds

Finnish researchers detect it in 1 of 99 children

6/17/2003
Selenium May Guard Against Breast Cancer

Element found in some foods seems to suppress disease, study finds

6/17/2003
Food Chemical Causes DNA Damage in Lab

Whether acrylamide acts the same way in animals is unknown

6/15/2003
New Resource for Cancer Patients

Online help offers lifestyle and diet advice

6/11/2003
Overweight Kids Don't See the Problem

Their parents also don't view the excess weight as a health issue

6/10/2003
Open Drawer Policy

Behavior among seniors

6/10/2003
Welcome to America

Bad diet habits being exported

6/10/2003
A New Link to Parkinson's Disease

Those with high levels of iron, manganese more likely to develop illness, study finds

6/9/2003
Green Light for Vegetarian Diet

Diet associations endorse the health benefits

6/5/2003
Boys Are More Demanding Even in Utero

Women carrying male fetuses must eat more, survey finds

6/5/2003
Trying a New Food

How to convince your kids