Food and Nutrition News

Date Posted
Article Title
11/14/2001
All Fruits Are Not Equal

Nutritional values vary greatly

11/9/2001
You're Invited to Get Sick

Food poisoning more likely at big dinner parties

11/8/2001
PCBs May Stunt Baby's Growth

Exposure to toxins affects mental, motor development, German study suggests

11/8/2001
Your Libido on Licorice is Plenty Good, Charlie

Study disputes research saying candy suppresses male hormone

11/8/2001
Chicken Delights

Fried chicken isn't as bad as you'd think

11/8/2001
Slather on the Soy

American women don't eat enough plant estrogens for benefits

11/7/2001
Don't Forget Breakfast

Late-stage Alzheimer's patients eat better in the morning

11/2/2001
Salmonella With Your Salad?

Home gardeners can harvest bacteria along with tomatoes

11/2/2001
A Sour Note

A daily dose of grapefruit juice may not be a good idea

11/2/2001
Excess Iron Throws Out Welcome Mat to Bacteria

Heart, liver, intestines may suffer from over-fortified diet

10/31/2001
Holy Mackerel!

Is fish brain food?

10/30/2001
Diabetes Tied to Inability to Digest Grains

Higher incidence of celiac disease found in Type I diabetics

10/27/2001
Halloween Hazards Can Spook Parents

The trick is to provide close supervision of your kids, say experts

10/26/2001
Get the Gum Out

Common food additive can clog you up, new research contends

10/25/2001
Russia's Nyet on U.S. Food

Anthrax outbreak prompted temporary ban on Florida poultry

10/23/2001
King Midas' Tomb Could've Used Golden Arches

Monarch's meaty diet blamed for decay of his burial place

10/23/2001
Chubby in Three Languages Spells Trouble for World's Kids

Study shows children in Russia, China following U.S. lead

10/22/2001
None From Column 'A'

How to eat ethnic ... and avoid fat

10/22/2001
Downsize School Lunch Entrees

That might prompt kids to eat more fruits, vegetables, study finds

10/18/2001
Calcium Pills: A No-Go for Pregnancy Risk

Calcium pills don't ward off preeclampsia, a dangerous rise in blood pressure, but dietary calcium might help

10/18/2001
EPA OKs Gene-Altered Bt Corn

But questions remain about impact on butterflies

10/18/2001
Studies Find Meat Rife With Drug-Resistant Germs

Researchers blame antibiotic overuse in animal feed

10/17/2001
How Sweet It Is

When it comes to honey, dark is better

10/17/2001
Touched by an Allergy

New study shows contact dermatitis may be linked to food allergy

10/16/2001
Chocoholics, Listen Up

Are you itching to eat more?

10/15/2001
The Skinny on Calcium

Want to lose weight? It's cheesy

10/15/2001
10/12/2001
Be Fruitful to Multiply

Vitamin could help you get pregnant

10/8/2001
High-Protein Diets Get Low Score

Plans don't keep weight off and may be dangerous, says heart association

10/5/2001
Home Decor To Die For

Common chemical found in foam furniture cushions, and other household items, may be health hazard, new study shows

10/5/2001
Having a Burger?

Don't hold the onion

10/5/2001
Feeding Gut Surgery Patients is OK

Study questions withholding food for 24 hours

10/1/2001
Keeping Your Cool

Enough water each day could keep heat stroke away

9/26/2001
A Successful Formula

Boil water for your baby's formula

9/14/2001
In Some Countries, Cholera Still a Danger

Travelers should choose foods, water wisely

9/14/2001
Choose a Cutting Board Wisely

Some materials are easier to keep clean

9/7/2001
The Good Humor Man as Truant Officer

N.Y. schools to fight absenteeism by offering ice cream

9/6/2001
Cool It, When It Comes to Food

Your refrigerator must be set to correct temperature

8/29/2001
Re-Seeding Your Breast Cancer Risks

Study shows flaxseed may help prevent breast cancer

8/23/2001
Pigs Go From Lab to Lunch

Genetically altered animals end up as sausage, but no harm to diners

8/23/2001
Boning Up On Your Soda IQ

Soft drinks don't weaken bones, says latest study

8/21/2001
A Taste of Honey

Not a sweet idea for pacifiers

8/20/2001
Where's the Fruit?

Juice drinks aren't all the same

8/14/2001
Health Raves for Soy Babes

Soy formulas as healthy as cow's milk, says study

8/14/2001
Red Wine's a Sign of a Refined Mind

Grape sippers are healthier because they're wiser and wealthier, while beer gets a jeer in new study

8/14/2001
Born to Shop -- Safely

Certain foods need special care

8/13/2001
Say Goodbye to Fat

And say hello to a healthy lifestyle

8/2/2001
Think Before You Eat

Emotions can add pounds, if you're not careful

8/1/2001
Chew it Well, Kids

Too many children choke to death on food

7/25/2001
The Spoils of Power Outages

Tips to preserve perishable foods