Food and Nutrition News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

7/24/2001
Wanted: 32,000 Good Men

Prostate cancer study to examine role of dietary supplements in prevention

7/23/2001
Banana's Appeal Ripens for Blood Pressure

New research shows potassium-rich foods may lower your risk of stroke

7/22/2001
The Hungry Eyes

National study confirms that kids who don't get enough to eat have poorer health

7/18/2001
Breakfast's Benefits

It's one meal you shouldn't skip

7/12/2001
Fat's the Way the Cookie Crumbles

'Healthier' oil makes junk food worse for you, says study

7/10/2001
A Sweet Truth

That chocolate treat may be good for your heart, study finds

7/5/2001
Calorie-Cancer Link Explored

Low-calorie consumption could reduce your risk

7/3/2001
Food Fight!

Group wages war against unhealthy eats; restaurant owners cry foul

6/26/2001
Variety, the Bloat of Life

Eating assorted foods can fuel obesity

6/13/2001
Tomato Tales

It took awhile, but eventually it caught on

6/12/2001
Flower Power

Some are edible, some are not

6/8/2001
You Can Account for Taste

Pregnant mothers may pass on preferences to babies

6/8/2001
Mind Your Peas and ... Cucumbers

Government has no safety standards for produce

6/7/2001
Blight's Plight Not Quite Right

Fungus didn't cause Irish potato famine; scientists spudder

6/6/2001
The Microwave vs. the Stove

Which one makes food hotter?