Food and Nutrition News

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10/16/2016
1 in 4 College Students Is Hungry: Survey

And nearly half say they are food insecure

10/14/2016
10/11/2016
High-Protein Diets May Not Help Fend Off Diabetes: Study

These regimens didn't reverse drops in 'insulin sensitivity,' a forerunner of the disease

10/11/2016
Health Tip: Watching Portions and Your Wallet

Opt for budget-friendly bulk foods

10/10/2016
6 Keys to a Safe, Allergy-Free Halloween

These tips can ease parents' worries and help kids with food allergies or asthma enjoy the holiday

10/10/2016
10/7/2016
Target Fast-Food Combo Meals to Cut Sugary Drinks for Kids: Study

Researchers want chains to stop including the beverages with meal deals to reduce calorie intake

10/7/2016
How 'Mindful Eating' Can Keep Kids Slim

Step one, pediatrician says, is to examine emotional connection to food

10/7/2016
Healthy Living May Mean More Healthy Years for Seniors

Study found they enjoyed longer spans without disability even as they lived longer

10/7/2016
Health Tip: Enjoy a Heart-Healthy Football Meal

Opt for healthier game-day snacks

10/4/2016
Health Tip: Skip the Late Night Snacks

Here's what you should be eating

10/3/2016
More Research Cites Salt's Potential Health Risks

Every half-teaspoon or so raises risk of premature death by 12 percent, study suggests

9/30/2016
It May Be Time to Punt on Your Favorite Football Fare

Nutrition expert says tailgating standards aren't scoring any heart-health points

9/30/2016
Health Tip: Make Sure Eggs Are Thoroughly Cooked

Tips to help prevent food poisoning

9/28/2016
FDA Asks Public: What Is 'Healthy Food'?

Agency seeks input from Americans on defining what is considered nutritious

9/28/2016
Health Tip: Add Veggies to Most Any Meal

Suggestions for sneaking them in

9/28/2016
Health Tip: Let Kids Make Breakfast

Here are some healthy options

9/28/2016
Food Flavors May Come From Surprising Sources

If you're looking for real, rather than artificial, tastes, be sure to check food labels

9/25/2016
Healthy Diet as Teen, Less Weight Gain as Adult

Study suggests food choices made at 15 may establish long-term eating habits

9/23/2016
Gardening May Give Kids' Diets a Boost

Those who gardened ate more fruits, veggies by the time they were in college, study shows

9/23/2016
New MRSA Strain Found in Denmark

Researchers believe it was spread through contaminated imported poultry

9/22/2016
Do Open Floor Plans Invite Overeating?

Fewer calories are consumed in closed kitchen spaces, study says

9/21/2016
Around the World, Holidays Bring Added Pounds

Findings from Germany, Japan and the United States suggest festive seasons spur overeating

9/21/2016
Health Tip: Make Time for Family Dinners

Here are potential benefits

9/20/2016
Stress Might Undercut Benefits of Healthy Diet for Women

Finding show importance of coping skills in tough times, researcher says

9/19/2016
Healthy Diet May Be Key to Kids' Reading Skills

More fruits, vegetables, fish and whole grains linked to higher test scores in study

9/19/2016
Carrot-Stick Approach: A Way to Get Folks to Eat More Veggies, Fruits

Study of financial incentives for healthful eating also banned payments for sugary foods, sodas

9/19/2016
'Baby-Led' Weaning Doesn't Raise Choking Risk: Study

But only give softened 'finger foods' to infants and watch them while they eat, researcher says

9/19/2016
Health Tip: For a Healthier Diet, Plan Ahead

Suggestions for cooking in advance

9/19/2016
Health Tip: Fill Up On Low-Calorie Foods

Eat healthy amounts and still lose weight

9/16/2016
Could Fish Oil Fatty Acids Raise a Woman's Risk for Diabetes?

Long-term French study finds an association between the two

9/15/2016
Scientists Debunk the '5-Second Rule'

Germs can transfer almost instantly to food dropped on the floor, study shows

9/14/2016
Fruits, Veggies Powerful Rx for Kidney Disease: Study

Researchers found 3 to 4 extra servings a day lowered blood pressure, cut medication costs

9/14/2016
Health Tip: Too Busy for Breakfast?

Here are quick but healthy options

9/13/2016
Sugar Companies Shifted Focus to Fat as Heart Harm: Study

Decades-old documents show researchers were paid to influence scientific thinking, researchers say

9/13/2016
Health Tip: Create a Heart-Healthy Salad

Staples to make it more nutritious and interesting

9/8/2016
Sugary Drink Warnings Hit Home With Teens

Fewer choose sweetened beverages when labels mention obesity, diabetes, study finds

9/7/2016
'Glycemic Index' May Be Too Unreliable to Manage Diabetes: Study

Wide variability seen after eating same food at different times

9/6/2016
Number of Americans on Gluten-Free Diet Tripled in 5 Years

But number of people diagnosed each year with celiac disease has remained stable

9/6/2016
Health Tip: Heal Your Body With Nutrition

The right foods can help with wounds

9/3/2016
Kids Make Better Food Choices Online Than in School Lunch Lines

Study found some high-tech help brings balance to kids' plates, but do they eat it?

9/2/2016
Parents Can Play Key Role in Setting Healthy Habits for Kids

Shut down the iPads and lead by example, study suggests

9/2/2016
Fried, Grilled or Baked Foods? They May Affect Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Researchers suggest steaming, poaching and stewing for better health

9/2/2016
How Food Prep Affects Diabetes Risk

How you prepare your food may affect your risk of type 2 diabetes, study finds.

9/1/2016
8/29/2016
Heart Birth Defects Dropped After Folic Acid Was Added to Food

Canadian study found that structural problems saw biggest declines

8/29/2016
Health Tip: Choose Healthier Sides for Your Barbecue

Lighten up drinks, desserts and sides

8/26/2016
Teach Your Kids to Pick, Prepare and Pack Their School Lunch

Getting them involved boosts the odds they will actually eat it, experts say

8/23/2016
Breast-Feeding Rates Climb, But Many Moms Quit Early: CDC

American Academy of Pediatrics recommends babies get only breast milk for the first 6 months of life

8/23/2016
Health Tip: Pack Healthier Lunches

But don't sacrifice variety and taste