Food and Nutrition News

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Article Title
12/29/2003
Experts Insist U.S. Meat Supply Safe

Others say more mad cow precautions needed

12/28/2003
Meat From Infected Cow Found in More States

The U.S. beef supply is safe, federal officials contend

12/27/2003
Diseased Cow Came From Canada, U.S. Officials Say

American meat supply is safe, experts contend

12/26/2003
U.S. Scrutinizing Its Beef Inspections

Experts say nation's beef supply is safe

12/25/2003
Keep the Healthy in Your Holiday Eating

Experts offer advice on how to keep from going overboard

12/25/2003
Why Is Dark Meat Dark?

Experts solve Christmas turkey teaser

12/24/2003
Mad Cow: Where Did It Come From?

Its arrival in U.S. is called 'inevitable'

12/24/2003
Experts Say U.S. Beef Supply Is Safe

Presence of mad cow disease in one Holstein no cause for alarm, they say

12/22/2003
Milk Does a Child's Body Good

Calcium linked to lower body fat in kids

12/19/2003
Nuts for Nuts

They're good for you

12/19/2003
Keep Track of Your Meds During the Holidays

Experts offer advice on how to stay safe despite the hustle and bustle

12/16/2003
It's All Good: Healthy Holiday Eating

No bad foods, just bad portions

12/16/2003
Tea Time Not Just a Social Event

Some teas may lower cholesterol

12/11/2003
Food Labels Facing Overhaul

They would reflect the latest in nutritional information

12/9/2003
Teenage Weight Predicts Future Weight

Study finds body mass index during adolescence tracks into adulthood

12/9/2003
Atkins Diet May Help Kids With Epilepsy

Small study found high-protein regimen reduced seizures in patients

12/8/2003
Eating Cereal Helps Kids Control Weight

Those who have it often have lower BMIs, study says

12/8/2003
More TV Time for Teens Means Fewer Fruits, Vegetables

The more hours they watch, the worse their diet, study finds

12/5/2003
Hot Cocoa, the Healthy Drink?

It contains more antioxdants per serving than red wine or tea

12/3/2003
Clean Plates May Add Weight

Split meals at restaurants

11/27/2003
Feast in Moderation

It's key to enjoying holiday food, expert says

11/27/2003
How to Navigate That Holiday Buffet

Simple steps can help you avoid weight gain

11/26/2003
Feast on Holiday Fare Safely

Advice on how to avoid foodborne illness during the celebratory season

11/21/2003
Holiday Cooking That's Good for Your Heart

Cookbook features recipes that are festive without being fattening

11/21/2003
Buckwheat Good for Diabetics

May help control glucose levels, researchers say

11/20/2003
Western Diet Link to Intestinal Cancer Studied

High-fat foods, gene mutation and disease are focus of new research effort.

11/20/2003
It's What We Swig That Makes Us Big

Study finds more calories come from soft, fruit drinks

11/17/2003
Sweet Tooth May Forecast Drinking Problem

Study finds it might be an indicator of genetic risk for alcoholism

11/7/2003
Experts: Don't Rush Into Gene-Based Diets

Urge more data on both medical and ethical issues

11/7/2003
Have Diabetes, Will Travel

Plan in advance and stave off health problems

11/6/2003
New Peanut Test Kits Approved for Food Industry

They detect presence of potential allergen in cereal, cookies, ice cream and chocolate

11/6/2003
Cut Lunchtime Calories: Eat a Better Breakfast

Fiber-rich foods may help kids control their weight

11/5/2003
Whole Tomatoes Cut Prostate Cancer Risk

Animal studies show whole vegetable more effective than lycopene alone

10/31/2003
FDA: Cloned Animals Safe to Eat

Critics say agency ignores scientific, ethical issues

10/31/2003
Fruits, Veggies Cut Breast Cancer Risk

Four or more daily servings reduces chances of disease by half

10/30/2003
Folic Acid a Ready Weapon Against Birth Defects

Canadian study says fortifying flour with it could prevent worldwide epidemic

10/28/2003
Ginger Snaps Colon Cancer Growth in Mice

Active ingredient in spice is key, new study says

10/28/2003
Green Tea Touted Once Again

New studies offer more evidence of its anticancer powers

10/24/2003
Obesity: The Little Known Cancer Risk

Campaign seeks to heighten public awareness

10/21/2003
Appetite Control

Tips to avoid overeating

10/21/2003
Coffee May Protect Against Colon Cancer

Morning cup of java carries potent antioxidant, researchers say

10/17/2003
Federal Grant Funds Green Tea Research

Will let scientists continue look at drink's cancer-fighting properties

10/17/2003
Of Weight and Water

Your weight is a guide to recommended water intake

10/16/2003
Veggies Lose Antioxidants in the Microwave

Blanching and freezing also robs them, study finds

10/16/2003
Calorie-Laden Crackers

Can be as fattening as cookies

10/14/2003
Low-Fat Restaurant Dining

Skip the gravies and sauces

10/10/2003
Fiber Supplements as Good as the Real Thing

Experts say they're a safe alternative to high-fiber foods

10/10/2003
Low-Cal Fallacy

Reduced-fat foods still pack calories

10/7/2003
Surviving Cancer

Diet and exercise recommendations help those who beat the disease

10/7/2003
Peanut Butter Good for Your Heart

Study finds peanut butter has as much Vitamin E as raw nuts