Food and Nutrition News

Date Posted
Article Title
10/6/2003
Eat Wisely

What you eat affects your health

10/2/2003
Stroke-Dietary Fat Link Puzzles Researchers

Heart disease risk factor isn't one for brain attacks

9/30/2003
Humans Absorb Non-Human Molecule When Eating Red Meat

Researchers wonder if it can contribute to disease

9/30/2003
Wheat Gluten Linked to Type 1 Diabetes

But some experts say the finding may be premature

9/30/2003
Mouth on Fire?

Drink a glass of milk

9/28/2003
Pay More Than Lip Service to Food Safety

Some simple steps can keep dangerous germs at bay

9/26/2003
The Dangers of Trans Fatty Acids

Expert explains downside of compound found in fried, processed foods

9/26/2003
Grapefruit Juice and Medication

They may not be a good mix

9/18/2003
Better Diet Even Late in Life May Prolong It

Fruit fly study could also pertain to humans, experts say

9/12/2003
Lowering Cholesterol: One Man's Story

An improved diet and plenty of time on the bike does the trick

9/10/2003
Fish Oil Helps Cancer Patients

May prevent weight loss and wasting in those with disease

9/9/2003
Flavonoids Can Taste Good, Too

Healthy plant compounds can improve flavor of some food products

9/8/2003
Cranberries Curb Stroke Damage

But laboratory findings a long way from clinical practice, experts say

9/7/2003
A Better Mad Cow Test

New screen for brain-wasting disease is faster and more accurate

9/6/2003
Building Good Bones

Tips for keeping your spine strong

9/3/2003
Protein Suppresses Appetite in the Obese

Might lead to drug treatments for those who can't lose weight

9/2/2003
Juices Better Than Colas for Kids' Teeth

Sugary soft drinks and powdered beverages contribute to tooth decay

9/1/2003
Nutritional Information at Your Fingertips

National database available for download

9/1/2003
Americans Not Dining Out

Most ate most of their meals at home last year, survey finds

8/31/2003
Eating Disorders As a Midlife Crisis

More older women struggling with anorexia, bulimia

8/29/2003
Spice Up Those School Lunch Bags

Tips on giving your children interesting yet nutritional meals

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