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Topic: Food & Nutrition: Misc.

10/19/2015

 

Health Tip: Promote Healthy Habits During Meals
Do's and don'ts for healthier eating

10/16/2015

 

Healthy Eaters Don't Trust Overweight Bloggers, Study Finds
People seem to assume heavier people will recommend richer, less nutritious foods

10/16/2015

 

Health Tip: Shop Healthy Without Breaking the Bank
Better food on a budget

10/16/2015

 

Health Tip: Cooking With Oil
Make these heart-healthier choices

10/15/2015

 

Health Tip: Are You Getting Enough Potassium?
Good sources of the essential nutrient

10/14/2015

 

Dietary Supplements Land Thousands in the ER Each Year
Weight-loss products, energy boosters are common culprits, study finds

10/13/2015

 

Many Cancer Survivors Eat Poorly, Study Finds
Doctors often overlook dietary advice, experts say

10/9/2015

 

Weight, Growth Early in Life May Affect Adult Brain
Poor nutrition during childhood tied to poorer sight, hearing, and even thinking later on, study finds

10/8/2015

 

Carrots Do Help Aging Eyes, Study Shows
Leafy greens, brightly colored veggies such as orange peppers also may stave off macular degeneration

10/8/2015

 

Health Tip: Stop Late-Night Snacking
And avoid those extra calories

10/7/2015

 

Health Tip: Make Good Gluten-Free Choices
Gluten-free doesn't necessarily mean healthy

10/6/2015

 

Health Tip: Boost Energy Without Caffeine
Foods that can help recharge your batteries

10/1/2015

 

Health Tip: Stay Fit and Healthy During Pregnancy
And keep up healthy habits once your baby arrives

9/30/2015

 

Higher-Protein Diet May Help Some With Type 2 Diabetes
Study finds benefit for those with gene variant related to vitamin D metabolism

9/29/2015

 

More Evidence High-Fiber, Mediterranean Diet Is Good for You
Plant-based regimens can boost fatty acids that lower your risk for diabetes, heart disease, study says

9/28/2015

 

Sweetened Drinks May Damage Heart, Review Finds
Added sugars raise risk of heart troubles, stroke, experts say

9/28/2015

 

Health Tip: Choosing the Right Bedtime Snack
It can ease hunger and help lull you to sleep

9/23/2015

 

Coffee May Not Risk Irregular Heartbeat, Study Claims
Finds no link between beverage and increased odds of atrial fibrillation

9/23/2015

 

Not All Trans Fats Harm the Heart, German Study Contends
Those found naturally in dairy, meat products may help, while low levels of artificial trans fats might not hurt

9/22/2015

 

Beet Juice Boosts Muscle Power in Heart Patients
Researchers say dietary nitrate could help these patients climb stairs and get out of a chair

9/21/2015

 

Apples Are American Kids' Favorite Fruit
But children should broaden their palate, researcher says

9/21/2015

 

Health Tip: Eating Well at Work
Be prepared with healthy foods

9/17/2015

 

A High Salt and Potassium Diet May Accelerate Chronic Kidney Disease
Study participants had far more sodium than the recommended daily limit

9/17/2015

 

Sugary Drinks Often Part of Overall Poor Diet
Unhealthy eating, sweetened beverages may combine to raise diabetes risk, researchers say

9/15/2015

 

Health Tip: Skip the Frying Pan
Try a healthier alternative

9/14/2015

 

Mediterranean Diet With Olive Oil Might Cut Breast Cancer Risk: Study
Odds were reduced 68 percent in large Spanish review, but longer-term follow-up studies are needed

9/14/2015

 

Jumbo Portions Lead to Overeating, Study Confirms
Researchers recommend curbs on size, availability of fattening foods

9/11/2015

 

Short Lunch Periods Leave Kids Eating Less, Study Finds
Schools should take steps to expedite long lines to give students more time to eat, researchers say

9/11/2015

 

Could Eating Fish Help Ward Off Depression?
Consuming more meals from the sea linked to lower risk, study suggests, but cause-and-effect not proven

9/11/2015

 

Diet Sodas May Not Help You Lose Weight, Study Contends
People who drank low-calorie soft drinks tended to eat more foods high in sugar, salt and fat

9/11/2015

 

Health Tip: Eat on Schedule
Don't lag on meal times

9/10/2015

 

2nd Death Reported in Nationwide Salmonella Outbreak
Tainted cucumbers also linked to 341 illnesses in 30 states, CDC officials report

9/10/2015

 

FDA Acts to Make Food Safer in Wake of Outbreaks
New rules focus on cleanliness of manufacturing facilities

9/10/2015

 

Gut Bugs May Affect Body Fat, 'Good' Cholesterol Levels
But finding does not prove certain intestinal bacteria determine size of one's waistline

9/9/2015

 

Very High-Calorie Diets Show How Overeating May Lead to Diabetes
In study, men consumed 6,000 calories daily for a week, with unhealthy results showing up within days

9/8/2015

 

Think Genes Drive Obesity? You May Eat Less Healthy
In study, people who thought DNA dictated their body weight had worse diets and exercised less

9/8/2015

 

Health Tip: Enjoy Sushi the Healthier Way
Suggestions to cut the calories

9/8/2015

 

Health Tip: Avoiding the Weight-Loss Rollercoaster
Suggestions for healthier eating

9/7/2015

 

Health Tip: Eat Enough Nutrient-Rich Foods
Here's what should be included in your diet

9/3/2015

 

Probiotics Don't Keep Bad Bugs at Bay in Critically Ill: Study
Despite 'good' bacteria treatment, antibiotic-resistant bacteria still colonized ICU patients' intestines

9/3/2015

 

Health Tip: If Your Child Chooses Unhealthy Foods
Suggestions to help break the habit

9/1/2015

 

Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: Study
Smaller portions could lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, even in low-risk people

9/1/2015

 

Too Much Weight in Midlife Tied to Earlier Alzheimer's
Slimming down might delay dementia, research suggests

8/31/2015

 

Proposed NYC Law May Trim 54 Calories From Kids' Fast Food Meals
If passed, legislation would also reduce levels of fat and sodium, study says

8/31/2015

 

Could Lots of Coffee Up Heart Risks for Young Adults With High Blood Pressure?
Study finds an association, but can't prove cause and effect

8/27/2015

 

Healthier School Meals Offered Across U.S., Feds Find
Students get more fruits and veggies, less salt

8/27/2015

 

Many Kids Tossing Fruits, Veggies in Trash Since New U.S. School Lunch Rules
Although youngsters put produce on their trays, they're throwing out about a third more, study found

8/27/2015

 

Health Tip: If Allergic to Eggs
Here are potential substitutes

8/26/2015

 

Medical Groups Endorse Early Exposure to Peanut Products for High-Risk Infants
Interim guidance issued in response to study that found exposure lowered chances of allergy by 80 percent

8/25/2015

 

Many Parents Put 'Food Pressure' on Their Kids, Study Finds
Overweight moms, dads often limit food intake, while those of normal weight push children to eat more

8/21/2015

 

Healthy Breakfast Is Essential for Kids
Expert shares tips for morning meals they can't pass up

8/21/2015

 

Main Dishes May Fall Flat After Stellar Appetizers
Want your entree to stand out? Use mediocre ingredients in your starter course, study suggests

8/20/2015

 

Health Tip: Poor Eating Habits
Traits to avoid

8/20/2015

 

Health Tip: Diet Affects Your Dental Health
Eat healthier for your teeth

8/19/2015

 

Genetically Modified Foods, Herbicides and Human Safety
2 researchers decry heavy use of weedkillers; manufacturer says no threat exists

8/17/2015

 

Health Tip: Eat Responsibly
Maintain a healthy balance

8/17/2015

 

Can Coffee Lower Risk of Colon Cancer's Return?
Study found an association but didn't prove cause and effect

8/14/2015

 

Low-Fat May Beat Low-Carb Diet for Trimming Body Fat: Study
But best weight-loss plan is one you can stick with long-term, researcher says

8/14/2015

 

Clearing Land Around Farms Doesn't Improve Food Safety
Expert says diverse plant life may even help filter bacteria and chemical run-off

8/14/2015

 

Health Tip: Strive to Lose Weight
Adopt these success strategies

8/13/2015

 

Health Tip: Drink Water All Day
Always carry a water bottle

8/12/2015

 

Jury Still Out on Whether Saturated Fat Is Bad for You, Researchers Say
But clear link seen between trans fats and heart troubles, early death

8/12/2015

 

Health Tip: Get the Facts About Calories
They're not the only factor that influences weight

8/11/2015

 

Calorie Burn Boost May Be Weight-Loss Surgery's Secret
Researchers find that gastric bypass procedure increases energy needed to digest food

8/10/2015

 

More Evidence That Southern Cooking Boosts Heart Risk
Avoid diet heavy in fried food, processed meats and sugary drinks, experts advise

8/7/2015

 

Could Too Many Refined Carbs Make You Depressed?
Study found postmenopausal women who ate more processed foods faced higher risk of mood disorder

8/7/2015

 

Cutting Certain Carbs Might Not Ease Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Research finds little evidence to support elimination diet's use

8/7/2015

 

What Parents Can Do to Promote Good Dental Health
Eat right and teach kids how to care for their teeth properly, expert suggests

8/7/2015

 

Skipping Breakfast a Bad Idea for People with Type 2 Diabetes
Missing morning meal could raise blood sugar levels the rest of the day, study says

8/7/2015

 

Health Tip: Set a Date to Lose the Weight
Target weight loss to a special event

8/6/2015

 

Health Tip: Opt for Alternatives to Soda
And save on calories and sugar

8/5/2015

 

A Man's Meat Intake Might Influence His Fertility: Study
Couples undergoing IVF treatments fared worse if his consumption of processed meats was high

8/5/2015

 

Spicing Up Your Meals Might Extend Your Life
Regularly eating chili peppers, other hot foods linked to lower risk of death during study period

8/3/2015

 

Severe 'Picky Eating' May Point to Mental Health Issues in Kids
1 in 5 young children has limited palate, study finds

8/3/2015

 

Health Tip: Plan to Eat Healthier
Avoid sugary drinks and unnecessary carbs

7/31/2015

 

Mineral Supplement: Wild Chimps May Eat Clay for Health
Biologists say the animals may be boosting minerals in diet or 'detoxing'

7/31/2015

 

Regular, Moderate Coffee Drinking Tied to Better Brain Health in Seniors
But those who upped daily intake actually had higher odds for a precursor to dementia, researchers say

7/30/2015

 

Health Tip: Enjoy Berries
They're good for you

7/27/2015

 

Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets?
Risk is highest for those who use social media site to compare themselves to friends, study finds

7/26/2015

 

School's Out, Fattening Behaviors Are In
Kids eat more sugar, watch more TV over summer vacation, study says

7/24/2015

 

FDA Wants to Strengthen Sugar Labeling
Adding 'percent daily value' would help consumers avoid unneeded, harmful calories, agency says

7/23/2015

 

Healthy Diet May Help Shield the Aging Brain
Older adults who ate better maintained problem-solving and planning skills, study finds

7/23/2015

 

Health Tip: Get More Nutrients
Make a few simple adjustments to your menu

7/22/2015

 

High Soda Intake May Boost Diabetes Risk, Even Without Obesity
Daily sugary drink tied to 13 percent increased risk over a decade, study finds

7/17/2015

 

Time Spent Sitting May Not Affect Diet, Study Suggests
But that's still no reason to avoid exercise, researchers and experts say

7/17/2015

 

Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More?
In some people, alcohol causes the brain to focus on food aromas, study finds

7/17/2015

 

Health Tip: Dig Into Healthier Southern Foods
Lighten salty dishes with seasonings

7/16/2015

 

Vitamin B12 Supplements May Not Help Some Seniors
They seem to work only when deficiency of the nutrient is severe, study finds

7/16/2015

 

Health Tip: Say 'Yes' to Yogurt
Serve it for breakfast and dessert

7/14/2015

 

More Evidence a Healthy Diet Can Lower Risks of Heart Disease, Cancer
Poor adults with good nutrition had 20 percent lower odds of disease-related death during study period

7/13/2015

 

Wild Mushrooms Might Be Your Last Meal
Wrong choices can lead to liver failure, death, experts warn

7/10/2015

 

In Some Ways, Fast Food No Worse for Health Than Full-Service Meals: Study
Salt, cholesterol consumption higher at sit-down restaurants, researchers find

7/9/2015

 

Only 1 in 10 Americans Eats Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC
The foods help lower risk of illnesses such as obesity, heart disease and type 2 diabetes, expert says

7/8/2015

 

Health Tip: Let Kids Learn in the Kitchen
Hands-on experience can encourage healthier eating

7/7/2015

 

Good at Imagining Aromas? You May Be Prone to Weight Gain
Ability to conjure up odors in the mind might lead to food cravings, research suggests

7/2/2015

 

Summer Danger: BBQ Grill Brush Wires Causing Big Health Woes
If ingested, stray wire bristles can pierce throat, intestines, public health experts warn.

7/2/2015

 

Many Americans Trying to Cut Their Salt Intake: CDC
Overall, half of adults surveyed recently said they were trying to avoid sodium

7/1/2015

 

Surging Food Supply Linked to Global Obesity Epidemic
Boost in available calories comes largely from ultra-processed, inexpensive foods, expert says

6/29/2015

 

Fish-Related Food Poisoning in Florida Under-Reported
Survey finds many more fishermen sick after eating barracuda, grouper than previously thought

6/29/2015

 

Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods With Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms
Study suggests making these resources easily accessible, affordable might cut odds of disease

6/29/2015

 

Can Orange Juice, Grapefruit Raise Your Melanoma Risk?
Study authors think compounds in citrus may sensitize skin to sunlight, but further study needed

6/29/2015

 

Parents Should Set Good Example to Keep Kids Slim, Pediatrics Group Says
Avoid keeping sugary, high-calorie foods in the house, and encourage being active together

6/26/2015

 

Fat No Longer the Focus of New U.S. Dietary Guidelines
Nutrition experts endorse decision to drop restrictions, focus on quality of food instead

6/25/2015

 

Health Tip: Eat Veggies at Breakfast
Suggestions for a healthier meal

6/24/2015

 

Health Tip: What's Behind High Cholesterol?
Risk factors include poor diet and exercise habits

6/24/2015

 

Could a Vitamin Play a Role in Acne Outbreaks?
Study finds excess B12 tied to common skin condition

6/23/2015

 

Order in Which Food Is Eaten May Affect Type 2 Diabetics' Blood Sugar
Eating protein, vegetables and fat before carbohydrates might help, study says

6/23/2015

 

Could a Microbe in Your Gut Help You Lose Weight?
One bacteria is linked to lower levels of blood sugar, insulin and fat, researchers say

6/19/2015

 

Any Added Sugar Is Bad Sugar, Some Experts Contend
They see table sugar, honey as unhealthy as high-fructose corn syrup

6/17/2015

 

Trans Fats From Foods May Worsen Memory, Study Finds
Men who ate more performed poorly on word recall test

6/16/2015

 

More Research Hints at Chocolate's Heart Benefits
Study included milk chocolate, but did not prove cause-and-effect

6/16/2015

 

FDA Tells Food Industry to Stop Using Artificial Trans Fats
Agency gives manufacturers three years to remove them from all foods sold to Americans

6/15/2015

 

Dieters May Lose Fewer Pounds When They Choose Their Weight-Loss Plan
Study found those assigned a food plan dropped a bit more weight

6/15/2015

 

FDA Ban on Harmful Trans Fats Expected Soon
Food companies will likely need to petition government before using partially hydrogenated oils

6/15/2015

 

Health Tip: A Trip to the Sandwich Shop Can Be Healthy
If you make these substitutions

6/13/2015

 

Chamomile Tea Tied to Longer Lives for Mexican-American Women
But study did not determine how much was consumed, and only found an association, not cause-and-effect link

6/12/2015

 

Tight Food Budget Can Wreak Havoc on Diabetes Management
Study finds worse blood sugar control in those who worry about having enough to eat

6/11/2015

 

U.S. Kids Not Drinking Enough Water Each Day
Under-hydration can pose real health risks for children, study authors say

6/10/2015

 

Older Americans Need Protein to Keep Muscles Strong, Study Says
Both animal and plant sources are important

6/10/2015

 

Most Americans Waste More Food Than They Know
And just 1 in 10 worries about the environmental consequences, study finds

6/10/2015

 

Contaminated Pet Food, Treats Can Harm People, Too
FDA recommends careful handling of what you feed your dog or cat

6/9/2015

 

Germs in Foodborne Illness Gaining Resistance to Antibiotics, CDC Says
Rate more than doubled in two years for one strain of salmonella

6/8/2015

 

Poor Sleep? Eating Less at Night May Make Next Day Easier
Study found insomniacs who didn't eat after 10 p.m. were more alert

6/5/2015

 

Special Diets, Supplements Not Always Helpful for Kids With Autism
These interventions are often tied to too little, or too much of certain nutrients, study finds

6/5/2015

 

Health Tip: If Your Child Is Always Eating
Hunger may not be the only reason

6/1/2015

 

High-Fat Diet May Raise Prostate Cancer Death Risk
In study, patients who ate typical 'Western' fare had more than twice the odds of dying from the disease

5/28/2015

 

Mediterranean Diet Tied to Lower Odds of Uterine Cancer
Women who followed it most closely saw significant reduction in risk, study suggests

5/28/2015

 

Vegan Diet Might Ease Diabetic Nerve Pain
Study found those who followed it lost average of 15 pounds, had improved blood flow to feet

5/27/2015

 

More Evidence That High-Fiber Diet May Curb Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Effect might be largely due to weight loss linked to eating more grains and vegetables, experts say

5/26/2015

 

Soy Supplements Won't Ease Asthma, Study Finds
Clinical trial refutes prior notion that the nutrient might boost lung function

5/25/2015

 

Health Tip: Watch Portion Sizes While Traveling
Pack your own snacks

5/22/2015

 

Raw Tuna Suspected as Source of Salmonella Outbreak: CDC
At least 53 people in nine states have fallen ill, while 10 have been hospitalized, agency reports

5/22/2015

 

Diet and Exercise May Not Stave Off Age-Related Muscle Loss
Review finds current research is inconclusive

5/22/2015

 

Fish Oil Tied to Better Brain Function in Older Adults
But small study doesn't prove omega-3 fatty acids boost mental flexibility

5/21/2015

 

Coffee May Help Men Keep Impotence at Bay
Study suggests caffeine may help maintain healthy blood flow and sexual function

5/21/2015

 

Health Tip: Choosing Healthier Poultry
Avoid eating the skin

5/18/2015

 

Health Tip: Set Regular Eating Times for the Family
And don't skip meals because it can lead to overeating

5/15/2015

 

Probiotic Supplements May Contain Traces of Gluten
Finding could be a problem for people with celiac disease who take these products

5/15/2015

 

Health Tip: Coping With Diarrhea From Chemo
Take it easy on your stomach

5/14/2015

 

Health Tip: Cutting Down on Cholesterol in Kids' Diets
Watch fat content, too

5/14/2015

 

U.S. Making Headway Against Salmonella, E. coli: CDC
But other types of food-borne bacteria, including Campylobacter and Vibrio, are on the rise

5/11/2015

 

Mediterranean Diet Plus Olive Oil or Nuts May Boost Thinking and Memory
Healthy eating plans helped older people stay sharper mentally, study finds

5/8/2015

 

Health Tip: Vegetarian Athletes Need Plenty of Protein
Here's where you can get it

5/8/2015

 

High-Protein Diet May Be Dangerous for Those at Risk of Heart Disease
Weight gain, early death noted in study of older adults

5/7/2015

 

Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Colon Cancer Survival
Strongest factors included eating more fruits and veggies, maintaining normal weight before diagnosis

5/7/2015

 

Americans' Blood Triglyceride Levels Dropping: CDC
About one-quarter have high levels of this heart-disease related blood fat, but experts say many people still at risk

5/6/2015

 

3 Steps May Boost Healthier Eating
Make nutritious foods convenient, attractive and normal, research suggests

5/6/2015

 

Healthy Eating May Shield the Aging Brain
Study found those who ate most fruits, veggies, fish were least likely to show thinking declines over 5 years

5/1/2015

 

When Restaurants Offer Healthy Kids' Fare, Children Eat It
After menu makeover, more nutritious items were ordered more often, study found

4/30/2015

 

Want to Stay Slim? Keep Food Out of Sight
Low self-esteem is also linked to obesity, study finds

4/30/2015

 

Health Tip: Fight Food-Related Peer Pressure
Teach kids how to make healthy choices while with friends

4/29/2015

 

Company to Destroy 265 Tons of Ice Cream Over Listeria Concerns
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams says amount would fill 15 tractor trailers; move will cost more than $2.5 million

4/28/2015

 

Start Healthy Eating Habits Early to Head Off Obesity in Kids
Provide a variety of nutritious options, model good eating behavior, experts suggest

4/27/2015

 

Study Challenges Salt Guidelines for Kids
But one expert questions the controversial findings

4/24/2015

 

2nd U.S. Ice Cream Maker Pulls All Products After Listeria Threat
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams joins Blue Bell Creameries after test showing contamination

4/24/2015

 

Health Tip: Get Active During Summer
Suggestions for a healthier you

4/24/2015

 

Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age
Study found it's not just about calories; some foods not as bad for waistline as thought

4/21/2015

 

Health Tip: Have a Happy Family Meal
Skip the 'clean plate club' rule

4/21/2015

 

Ice Cream Maker Pulls All Products After Listeria Outbreak
Blue Bell Creameries said new tests showing contamination prompted move

4/20/2015

 

Health Tip: Live Healthier to Help Prevent Osteoporosis
Get weight-bearing exercise and increase dietary calcium

4/17/2015

 

For Breast-Feeding Moms, Tips on Eating for Two
U.S. health officials outline a healthy meal plan

4/13/2015

 

Health Tip: Spring Into Health With Seasonal Foods
Dine on these springtime favorites

4/12/2015

 

The Inside Dish on Barbecue Safety
Watching out for spoilage is critical, expert says

4/10/2015

 

Recalls of Ice Cream, Hummus Spur Listeria Warnings
CDC recommends safe handling, storage of foods

4/9/2015

 

Many U.S. Shoppers Choose Low-Salt Fare
Survey found about a third opt for healthier grocery items, although experts say labels could be improved

4/6/2015

 

Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Beat Other Commercial Diet Plans, Study Finds
However, other programs haven't done long-term, randomized trials

4/3/2015

 

Easter Doesn't Have to Be a Diet Disaster
Heart group offers tips for a healthier holiday

4/3/2015

 

Health Tip: Make Healthier Choices When Ordering Pizza
These healthier substitutions can help

4/2/2015

 

Packaged Grocery Foods Often High in Salt, Study Finds
Many cold cuts, pizza, packaged meals contain too much sodium to be labeled healthy

4/1/2015

 

Health Tip: Cook Healthier With a Slow Cooker
Suggestions for crock pot use

3/31/2015

 

Health Tip: Plan for Healthy Meals on a Budget
Strategies to help you eat well for less

3/31/2015

 

Eat Right to Protect Your Sight
Oily fish, broccoli and berries may benefit your eyes, expert says

3/31/2015

 

Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children
Task force concludes there's too little information to recommend screening for deficiencies

3/31/2015

 

Steer Clear of Raw Milk, Researchers Warn
Risk of foodborne illness is much greater without pasteurization

3/30/2015

 

Could an Apple a Day Help Keep the Pharmacist Away?
Study finds no effect on doctor visits, but a slight decrease in need for prescription meds

3/30/2015

 

Processed Foods the Biggest Chunk of Calories in U.S. Groceries: Study
These items tend to have more fat, sugar and salt than unprocessed foods, researchers say

3/30/2015

 

U.S. Kids Getting Fewer Daily Calories From Fast Food
But one-third still eating it every day, study finds

3/30/2015

 

Lots of Leafy Greens Might Shield Aging Brains, Study Finds
Vitamin K thought to slow deterioration

3/27/2015

 

Could a Diet Help Shield You From Alzheimer's?
Scientists say the MIND eating plan significantly reduces risk of the brain disorder

3/27/2015

 

Free School Breakfasts Appear to Boost Kids' Grades
Math, reading and science scores better in schools that subsidized morning meals

3/27/2015

 

Health Tip: Turning Kids on to a Healthy Lifestyle
Make them want to eat healthier

3/26/2015

 

Health Tip: Keeping Kidney Stones at Bay
Drink lots of water

3/26/2015

 

3 Drinks Per Day May Raise Liver Cancer Risk, But Coffee Lowers It
Expert panel looked at data on over 8 million people to come up with risk factors for the disease

3/25/2015

 

Health Tip: Considering Cereal for Breakfast
Choose a healthier product

3/24/2015

 

Tips to Make Healthy School Lunches Kids Will Actually Eat
Expert says keep loose teeth and time constraints in mind when choosing foods

3/24/2015

 

Storing Cocoa Pods Longer May Make Chocolate Healthier
Study finds processing change results in beans with more antioxidants, better flavor

3/24/2015

 

More Whole Grains May Boost Life Span
But study found you'll need to eat a lot to gain most benefit

3/23/2015

 

Chef's Input Helps Make School Meals Healthier, Study Finds
Students chose more veggies, fruits after cafeterias got professional consultation

3/20/2015

 

Gene-Modified Apples, Potatoes Safe to Eat, FDA Says
Regulators also said they are as nutritious as conventional produce

3/19/2015

 

L.A. Law Curbing Fast Food Didn't Cut Obesity Rates: Study
Most eateries in targeted neighborhoods were too small to be affected by zoning law, researcher says

3/17/2015

 

Kids' Bad Diets May Mean Worse Health as Adults
Cholesterol levels, weight results troubling for many children, study finds

3/17/2015

 

Dietary Dioxins Don't Seem to Increase Breast Cancer Risk: Study
But, researchers say more study needed to confirm findings

3/17/2015

 

Diet Sodas Linked to Widening Waistlines in Seniors: Study
But it's not clear whether the noncaloric drinks are a direct cause, experts say

3/16/2015

 

Health Tip: Dish Up a Healthy Party Buffet
And make the presentation fun

3/13/2015

 

Health Tip: Choose Healthier Fast Food for Kids
Here are some better selections

3/12/2015

 

U.S. Doctors, CDC Join Forces in New Diabetes Prevention Effort
Getting the millions of Americans at risk for type 2 tested is the first step, experts say

3/12/2015

 

Health Tip: Confused About Comfort Foods?
You may not have to give up your faves to lose weight

3/10/2015

 

Depression May Worsen Problem of Obesity Among the Poor
Study found link between mental disorder, unhealthy nutritional choices in this high-risk population

3/10/2015

 

Health Tip: Benefits From Proper Diet and Exercise
Positives include better stress management

3/10/2015

 

Divorce May Mean Kids Down More Soft Drinks
Study found children whose parents had split or were separated consumed more sugary beverages

3/10/2015

 

Good Heart Health May Help Stave Off Dementia, Study Says
Poorer cardiac function linked to doubled odds for mental decline

3/9/2015

 

Health Tip: Boost the Flavor of Your Food
Without salt or fat

3/9/2015

 

Vegetarian Diet May Lower Colon Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
Benefits greatest for fish eaters, researchers say

3/6/2015

 

Nuts Linked to Better Heart Health for Teens
Three small handfuls a week lowered risk factors in study, but few kids eat enough

3/6/2015

 

Could the 'Love Hormone' Be a Weight-Loss Aid for Men?
In small study, oxytocin tied to reduced food intake

3/5/2015

 

Veggie-Rich Diets May Mean Lower Heart Risks
Study found people who ate more plant foods than animal products less likely to die from heart disease

3/5/2015

 

Erratic Sleep May Make Teens Hungrier
Researcher says findings provide insight into obesity in young people

3/4/2015

 

14 Percent of Toddlers May Be Drinking Coffee
Boston survey also found that 2.5 percent of 1-year-olds get a java jolt

3/4/2015

 

Another Study Finds Mediterranean Diet May Cut Heart Risks
People who followed it closely were 47 percent less likely to develop disease

3/3/2015

 

Health Tip: Count Your Calories
Are you trying to maintain, lose or gain weight?

3/3/2015

 

Fried Foods Tied to Raised Heart Failure Risk
Eaten regularly, they might boost chances as much as 68 percent, study finds

3/3/2015

 

Love Coffee? Your Heart May, Too
Three to five cups daily appeared to lower risk of clogged arteries, study says

3/2/2015

 

Nuts May Lengthen Your Life, Study Suggests
It hints, but doesn't prove, they might reduce risk of death from heart disease, other causes

3/2/2015

 

Health Tip: Recovering From a Run
Drink fluids and eat a snack

2/27/2015

 

When Babies Spit Up, Don't Panic
Expert offers tips on lowering chances of episodes, knowing when to worry

2/27/2015

 

Health Tip: Offer Kids the 5 Food Groups
Here are suggested healthier choices

2/26/2015

 

Health Tip: Eat Right to Get Through Winter
Help battle winter doldrums

2/26/2015

 

Could a Bad Night's Sleep Make You Eat More Fatty Food?
Study suggests it might, raising the risk for potential weight gain

2/26/2015

 

Good Supermarkets in Poor Areas May Not Prompt Better Eating
Study found no change in availability of healthy foods for children in low-income homes

2/25/2015

 

Additives in Processed Foods May Alter Gut Bacteria
Study in mice suggests changes might raise risk of bowel diseases and metabolic syndrome

2/24/2015

 

U.S. Officials Pinpoint Common Sources of Foodborne Illnesses
Almost 2 million Americans fall ill each year, report notes

2/23/2015

 

Arsenic in Well Water Can Raise Level in Baby Formula: Study
Researchers found overall amounts low, but recommend testing privately supplied tap water

2/23/2015

 

A Little Fat, Sugar OK for Kids If Diet Is Healthy: Study
Do what's necessary to make nutrient-rich foods palatable, pediatricians say

2/20/2015

 

U.S. Dietary Guidelines Take Aim at Sugar
And continue to endorse fruits, vegetables and unsaturated fats

2/20/2015

 

Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Lower Levels of Key Nutrients in Women
But researchers aren't sure whether differences are cause or effect of inflammatory disease

2/20/2015

 

Health Tip: Get More Nutrients From Veggies
Choose them wisely

2/19/2015

 

Healthy Eating Up Worldwide, But Unhealthy Eating Up Even More: Study
U.S. had one of the lowest-quality diets because of high consumption of bad foods

2/16/2015

 

Eating More Fiber Helped People Lose Weight, Researchers Report
Trial comparing simple dietary change to more complicated regimen found similar health benefits

2/16/2015

 

Health Tip: Getting Nutrition on the Go
What to eat before and after exercise

2/13/2015

 

Meat-Heavy, High-Acid Diet Poses Risk for Those With Kidney Disease: Study
Switching to regimen higher in fruits, veggies might help stave off organ failure, experts say

2/12/2015

 

Health Tip: Avoiding Menopausal Weight Gain
Suggestions to stay trim as you age

2/12/2015

 

Mediterranean Diet May Lower Stroke Risk, Study Finds
Researchers say healthy eating plan appears to cut odds of blood clot

2/12/2015

 

Proposed Dietary Guidelines Not a Green Light to Eat What You Want
People still need to limit foods with heart-damaging saturated fats and trans fats, nutritionists say

2/11/2015

 

Milk Lurks in Some Dark Chocolate, Posing Allergy Risk: FDA
You can't always believe what you read on a product's label, agency says

2/11/2015

 

Your Deli Sandwich May Come With a Side of Listeria, Study Finds
Nearly 1 in 10 samples from delis carried the dangerous bacteria, researchers say

2/11/2015

 

Health Tip: Adding More Omega-3 Fatty Acids to Your Diet
Opt for fatty fish

2/11/2015

 

Health Tip: Become a Heart-Healthy Chef
Trim any fat from meat before cooking

2/10/2015

 

U.S. Advisers Rethink Cholesterol Risk From Foods: Report
Trans fats are a bigger threat to heart health, doctors and dietitians say

2/10/2015

 

Mercury in Seafood May Raise Risk of Autoimmune Diseases in Women: Study
The higher the exposure, the higher the levels of a protein linked to immune system dysfunction

2/9/2015

 

Energy Drinks Tied to Inattention, Hyper Behavior in Middle Schoolers: Study
Kids shouldn't drink sugary, caffeinated beverages, researchers conclude

2/8/2015

 

Many Americans Don't Handle Poultry Safely When Cooking, Study Finds
Too few use food thermometers, too many wash and store meat in way that spreads germs, researcher says

2/4/2015

 

Healthy Diet May Be Linked to Lower Risk of Lung Disease
Consuming less red meat, soda and alcohol tied to lower COPD threat in study

2/4/2015

 

Americans Confused About Cancer Risks
Survey finds many worry about unproven factors like food additives, and less about exercise and obesity

2/4/2015

 

Health Tip: Adding Mushrooms to Your Meals
They're nutritious and low calorie

2/3/2015

 

Mercury Air Pollution Reflected in Ocean Fish, Study Says
Concentrations in yellowfin tuna are rising nearly 4 percent a year

2/2/2015

 

Toddler Snacks, Meals Have Lots of Salt and Sugar: Study
Most toddler dinners were high in sodium, and infant snacks had added sugar

1/26/2015

 

Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids
Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise

1/23/2015

 

With Healthy Foods, Taste Matters, Researchers Say
Study finds that people ignored nutritional information if they thought yogurt didn't taste good

1/22/2015

 

Health Tip: Eat a Pre-Workout Snack
Suggestions to help boost your energy

1/21/2015

 

Could Nutrients in Fish Shield Fetus From Mercury's Harms?
No developmental problems seen in kids of frequent seafood eaters from Seychelles islands, study says

1/19/2015

 

A Bit More Salt Each Day May Not Harm Older Adults
But experts say restricting intake is still advisable

1/19/2015

 

Pizza Takes a Slice Out of Kids' Health, Study Finds
Children, teens consume more calories, fat and salt on days they eat this American staple

1/16/2015

 

Health Tip: Adding Aroma to Your Dishes
Think garlic, peppers or ginger

1/15/2015

 

Eating Right Helps Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Women
Study confirms the value of an overall healthy diet

1/14/2015

 

Recess Promotes Healthy Eating by School Kids: Study
Changing the timing of activity session may get students to eat more fruits, veggies

1/13/2015

 

Health Tip: Trimming Calories From Your Dinner Plate
Steam veggies instead of drowning them in butter

1/12/2015

 

Health Tip: Teach Kids About Snack Safety
Leftovers that should be avoided

1/8/2015

 

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Risk of Preterm Birth in Study
Women with lowest levels of the 'sunshine vitamin' most likely to deliver early, researchers found

1/7/2015

 

Despite Resolutions, Food Bills Go Up After New Year's
Consumers seem to stick with calorie-rich favorites from the holiday season, research shows

1/6/2015

 

Health Tip: Can't Eat Wheat Flour?
Try one of these alternatives

1/6/2015

 

Less Booze, More Veggies Might Lower Odds for Some Cancers
Study supports recent expert guidelines on an anti-cancer lifestyle

1/5/2015

 

More Evidence That Healthy Living Works Wonders for Women's Hearts
Study found good diet, exercise slashed odds for heart disease by 90 percent

1/5/2015

 

Overweight Teens Who Lose Weight for Health More Likely to Succeed: Study
Parents can help by modeling healthy behavior and providing healthier meals

1/5/2015

 

Diet Rich in Whole Grains Might Extend Your Life, Study Says
Findings held even after researchers accounted for person's weight, age and smoking status

1/2/2015

 

Health Tip: Avoid Raw Dairy Products
Pasteurized is the way to go

12/31/2014

 

Health Tip: Why Am I Gaining Weight?
Factors that influence extra pounds

12/31/2014

 

Little Change in Fast Food Calorie Counts, Salt Content
Researchers tracked popular items from 3 major chains from 1996-2013

12/28/2014

 

Keeping That Weight Loss Resolution
Start with selecting a diet you can stick with, expert says

12/25/2014

 

'Tis the Season to Overeat
Here are some holiday weight-watching tips

12/25/2014

 

Keep Holiday Meals Festive and Safe
Experts offer advice on how to properly cook and serve fare

12/24/2014

 

Health Tip: Preparing Fruit and Veggies
Make sure they're safe

12/23/2014

 

Can Fast Food Hinder Learning in Kids?
Researchers found test-score differences between 5th and 8th grades

12/22/2014

 

Americans Buying Fewer Sugary, Pre-Packaged Desserts
Manufacturers of these products have made little progress making these treats healthier, study finds

12/19/2014

 

E. Coli Germs Found on Farmers Market Herbs
Nearly one-quarter of samples from West Coast vendors tested positive, study says

12/19/2014

 

Health Tip: Bake a Healthier Holiday Treat
Cut calories and boost nutrition

12/17/2014

 

Only 4 in 10 Americans Eat Heart-Healthy Nuts Each Day, CDC Says
Even fewer consume an amount thought to help curb heart disease, study found

12/17/2014

 

'Low-GI' Diet May Not Benefit Blood Sugar
Focus should be on eating healthy foods rather than glycemic index, experts say

12/16/2014

 

Poor Students Eat Healthier Foods at School, Study Finds
Having fruits and vegetables available boosts nutrition for some, researchers say

12/12/2014

 

Low-Fat Diet May Boost Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients
Women without estrogen-dependent disease benefited most in study

12/12/2014

 

Exercise, Diet May Be Key to Beating a Common Irregular Heartbeat
Atrial fibrillation often hits older people, but study shows getting healthier can curb it

12/12/2014

 

Health Tip: Make Simple Swaps for a Healthier Breakfast
Eat a waffle instead of a doughnut

12/11/2014

 

Health Tip: Seniors, Focus on Nutrient-Dense Foods
Eat plenty of fruit and veggies

12/10/2014

 

Does High-Fructose Corn Syrup Make People Hungrier?
Study suggests link between fructose and obesity

12/4/2014

 

Health Tip: Pack a Healthier Lunch
Suggestions for what to include

12/3/2014

 

Health Tip: Avoid Overindulging at Holiday Office Party
Eat a healthy snack beforehand

12/3/2014

 

Could a 'Mediterranean' Diet Extend Your Life?
Study points to genetic signs that the antioxidant-rich regimen might boost longevity

12/2/2014

 

Better Diet, Exercise Can Prevent Diabetes in Both Sexes, Study Finds
Taking blood sugar-lowering medications can also help, researchers say

11/29/2014

 

Holiday Overindulgence Risky for People With Type 2 Diabetes
Carbohydrate-heavy meals can send blood sugar levels soaring, expert warns

11/28/2014

 

Holiday Eating Tips for People With Diabetes
Plan ahead and make exercise a part of your tradition, expert advises

11/28/2014

 

Health Tip: Monitor Your Child's Fat and Cholesterol Consumption
Offer plenty of fruit and veggies

11/27/2014

 

Want Kids to Eat Better? Get Them Cooking
Children involved in food prep classes may eat more fruits, veggies and fiber, study says

11/27/2014

 

Expert Shares Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Tips
Loved ones need to understand risks some foods pose for those with celiac disease

11/26/2014

 

Health Tip: Plan a Healthy Thanksgiving Menu
Include these nutritional choices

11/26/2014

 

Health Tip: Kick Unhealthy Eating Habits
Don't neglect breakfast

11/25/2014

 

Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study
If damaged skin exposed to peanut proteins in household dust, chances of allergy higher, researcher says

11/25/2014

 

Calorie Counts Mandated at Chain Restaurants, FDA Says
Rules also apply to theater popcorn, bakeries and ice cream parlors

11/25/2014

 

Yogurt Every Day May Help Keep Diabetes Away
Study found modest effect against the disease, but experts say overall healthy diet is still best approach

11/24/2014

 

Kids' Bag Lunches Not Meeting Nutrition Guidelines: Study
Second study found that providing classroom breakfast didn't improve grades, though longer-term studies are needed

11/22/2014

 

'Tis the Season of Challenges for Those With Food Allergies
Expert gives tips on avoiding problems

11/19/2014

 

U.S. School Meal Rules Might Work Against Good Nutrition, Study Says
Federal mandates don't limit added sugar or carbohydrates, researchers say

11/18/2014

 

Health Tip: Make Holiday Beverages Healthier
Use skim milk in holiday recipes

11/18/2014

 

Health Tip: Enjoying Dried Fruit
Avoid products with added sugar

11/18/2014

 

Trans Fats May Sap Your Memory
Researchers report that men who consumed more of them did worse on word recall test

11/17/2014

 

Health Tip: Cutting Back on Salt
Fresh foods tend to have less than prepared

11/17/2014

 

Home Cooking Helps Keep the Calories Down
But veggies at school lunches get left on the plate, say researchers studying healthy eating

11/17/2014

 

Could Wine, Chocolate Help Shield Your Heart From Smog?
Researchers say air pollution's effects lessened in older men who consumed flavonoids, but more research needed

11/14/2014

 

Weight Gain Doesn't Have to Be Part of Thanksgiving
Registered dietician offers tips for slimming down your holiday

11/12/2014

 

Health Tip: Enjoy a Post-Run Snack
Suggestions to help you refuel

11/11/2014

 

Food Rules for Toddlers May Lead to Healthy Eating Habits
Study found telling 2-year-olds what they can't eat meant they ate better at age 4

11/7/2014

 

School Lunches More Nutritious Than Home-Packed Lunches: Study
Little ones' lunchboxes often contain fat, desserts, sugary drinks, researchers say

11/6/2014

 

Gluten Isn't the Only Culprit in Celiac Disease, Study Says
Other proteins also caused reaction in participants

11/5/2014

 

Dulled Sense of Taste May Boost Weight-Loss Surgery Results
Study showed those who found food less flavorful after procedure lost 20 percent more weight

11/3/2014

 

Health Tip: Don't Waste Fruits and Veggies
Suggestions when cooking for one

10/29/2014

 

Is Milk Your Friend or Foe?
Instead of reduction in fractures, study suggests higher risk of heart disease, cancer

10/29/2014

 

FDA Cautions Against 'Undeclared' Food Allergens
Labels omitting certain ingredients are leading cause of FDA recalls

10/29/2014

 

Stroke Prevention Guidelines Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle
Eat lots of fruits and veggies, get exercise, limit salt and don't smoke, experts say

10/29/2014

 

Health Tip: Change Your Diet to Help Lower Blood Pressure
Munch on lots of fruit and veggies

10/28/2014

 

Health Tip: Cooking Can Be Challenging With Arthritis
Meal planning can help ease the strain

10/27/2014

 

Special Cocoa Drink May Improve Age-Related Memory Loss
Findings don't apply to regular chocolate or hot cocoa, however

10/27/2014

 

'Prehabilitation' Before Colon Cancer Surgery May Aid Recovery
Study finds pre-op exercise, diet and relaxation program helps after procedure

10/25/2014

 

Tips for Safe Trick-or-Treating
Make sure costumes are visible, discard homemade goodies, expert advises

10/24/2014

 

Teens Who Dine With Their Families May Be Slimmer Adults
Study found eating meals together once or twice a week was tied to lower risk of becoming overweight

10/24/2014

 

Researchers Say Antibiotics in Fish a Health Concern
Although levels are below government limits, scientists believe it contributes to antibiotic resistance

10/24/2014

 

Childhood Peanut Allergy May Be Linked to Skin Gene Mutation
Study bolsters the dual-allergen-exposure theory, expert says

10/22/2014

 

Study Finds U.S. Diets Still Contain Too Many Bad Fats
Americans need fewer trans and saturated fats, and more omega-3 fatty acids

10/21/2014

 

Use Chia Seeds With Caution, Researcher Warns
Never eat them dry, especially if you have swallowing problems, expert says

10/21/2014

 

Health Tip: Dish Up Healthier Halloween Goodies
Non-candy alternatives

10/20/2014

 

Mouse Study Suggests Antibiotics May Aid Salmonella's Spread in Animals
Experts say findings have troubling implications for use of drugs to treat livestock

10/18/2014

 

Dieters May Be Thwarted by Absence of Healthy Foods
Study finds easy access to nutritious fare important for successful weight loss

10/17/2014

 

Health Tip: Watch Your Family's Portion Sizes
Use smaller plates and bowls

10/17/2014

 

Health Tip: Enjoy Your Coffee, But ...
Don't overdo the sweeteners and added fats

10/17/2014

 

Frequent Dining Out Might Widen Your Waistline, Study Finds
People who ate out a lot also had worse cholesterol levels than those who dined at home

10/16/2014

 

'To Burn Off Calories in This Soda, Walk 5 Miles'
Teens drank fewer sugary drinks when energy content info was converted to exercise, study found

10/16/2014

 

Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Breast Cancer Survival
Proper diet, exercise, weight control among factors that may help, experts say

10/16/2014

 

If You Do Gain Weight, Polyunsaturated Fats May Prevent Some Damage
Sunflower oil linked to better cholesterol readings, study finds

10/14/2014

 

Another Study Links Mediterranean Diet to Better Heart Health
Healthy eating may not always prevent metabolic syndrome, but may reverse it

10/13/2014

 

Eating Disorders May Start in Elementary School
They're often linked with other mental health issues, researchers say

10/13/2014

 

Broccoli Compound Shows Promise for Autism Symptoms in Small Study
Researchers caution that not everyone improved, and findings are preliminary

10/13/2014

 

Calm, Positive Family Meals May Help Keep Kids Slim
Having both parents present, eating in kitchen also linked to healthier weights, researchers report

10/10/2014

 

Healthy Habits Might Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk
Men in particular would benefit from 5 lifestyle practices, researchers say

10/10/2014

 

Even Decaf Coffee May Help the Liver
New study echoes prior findings and suggests caffeine isn't the key ingredient in the effect

10/9/2014

 

Fried Foods Linked to Raised Risk of Diabetes in Pregnancy
Seven or more weekly portions of greasy fare may double odds, researchers say

10/9/2014

 

Health Tip: Enjoy the Fruits (and Veggies) of Autumn
Suggestions for nutritious fall produce

10/8/2014

 

Chain Restaurants Cutting Calories
Many offering new selections that have roughly 12 percent fewer calories, researchers report

10/8/2014

 

Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk
Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests

10/7/2014

 

Some People Are Born Java Junkies, Study Suggests
Research identifies genes linked to the body's response to caffeine in coffee

10/6/2014

 

The Heavier Your Fellow Diners, the More You May Eat
When companion was overweight, people ate more food, less healthy food, researchers found

10/2/2014

 

Health Tip: Choosing Mouth-Healthy Foods
Edibles that are better for your teeth

10/1/2014

 

Health Tip: Plan Ahead for Healthy Dinners
And avoid last-minute stress

10/1/2014

 

Healthy Lifestyle Before Pregnancy May Cut Gestational Diabetes Risk
Factors that appear to lower odds include healthy weight, exercise and no smoking

10/1/2014

 

Infant's Early Diet Doesn't Change Celiac Disease Risk, Study Finds
Breast-feeding, waiting to introduce foods with gluten didn't prevent autoimmune disorder

9/26/2014

 

Health Tip: Keep Your Child's Weight Down
Or he could become obese later

9/25/2014

 

Junk Food Cravings Linked to Brain Lapse
Reduced activity in the area that controls self-restraint can boost high-calorie cravings, study shows

9/24/2014

 

Study: Family-Based Therapy Can Aid Those With Anorexia
Teaching parents to help their children with eating behaviors may lead to faster weight gain, researchers say

9/24/2014

 

Soda Giants Pledge to Make Calorie Cuts in Their Drinks
Effort aimed at curbing U.S. obesity epidemic; health experts call it positive step to boost public health

9/22/2014

 

Study: Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors May Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks
Men who follow 5 guidelines dramatically cut their risk, researchers say

9/22/2014

 

Health Woes to Worsen Due to Climate Change, Study Warns
Experts predict surge in breathing problems, infections and food shortages

9/21/2014

 

College Women Can Use Food Strategies, Study Finds
Freshmen unsure that they'll make the right choices

9/19/2014

 

Health Tip: Getting More Whole Grains
Include one in your breakfast menu

9/18/2014

 

Health Tip: Why Proteins Are Essential
They're the body's building blocks

9/17/2014

 

PTSD Link to Food Addiction Seen in Report
Study finds women with worst PTSD more likely to be addicted to food, but it's not clear if one causes the other

9/17/2014

 

Artificial Sweeteners May Raise Blood Sugar Levels: Study
Scientists saw changes in helpful gut bacteria, which can affect some people's ability to process glucose

9/17/2014

 

Major U.S. Food Makers Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories From Products: Report
16 companies exceeded pledge, but more work needed, experts say

9/12/2014

 

Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
About half of raised risk from tobacco tied to interaction with too much sodium, study finds

9/12/2014

 

Health Tip: Add Iron to Your Diet During Pregnancy
Suggestions for what to eat

9/12/2014

 

Hog Workers May Bring Drug-Resistant Bacteria Home
Almost half persistently tested positive for livestock-linked germs, small study finds

9/12/2014

 

Eat More Fish, Save Your Hearing?
Two or more servings weekly might prevent or delay chronic health problem for women, research suggests

9/11/2014

 

Golden Retriever Study Sniffs for Cancer Clues
Researchers enrolling 3,000 dogs to learn about risk factors for canine disease

9/11/2014

 

Obese People May Be More Vulnerable to Food Cues
Eating might be less rewarding and more habitual for them, research suggests

9/11/2014

 

Health Tip: Choose Healthier Beverages
And avoid extra calories

9/10/2014

 

Cutting Calories May Ease Sleep Apnea in Obese, Study Finds
Brazilian researchers say calorie restrictions also can lower blood pressure in that group of people

9/9/2014

 

Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC
Almost half of daily intake comes from the 10 foods they eat most

9/9/2014

 

Small Study Hints Fish Oil Might Ease Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy
People taking the low-dose omega-3 supplements had fewer monthly seizures, but more research is needed

9/4/2014

 

Health Tip: Drugs and Foods Can Interact
And some people are at greater risk of problems

9/4/2014

 

Study Links Potassium to Fewer Strokes in Older Women
But it's not clear if foods rich in this nutrient actually caused the lower risk

9/4/2014

 

Is Soy a Foe to Women With Breast Cancer?
Study raises questions about the effect of its estrogen-like properties

9/3/2014

 

Farm Antibiotics May Be Linked to Food Allergies
Girl's severe reaction traced to streptomycin-treated blueberries

9/2/2014

 

Quality of U.S. Diet Improves, Slightly
But Americans still eat too few vegetables and too much salt, survey finds

9/2/2014

 

Action-Packed TV a Threat to Your Waistline?
Viewers of fast-paced films filled up on more snacks, study found

9/2/2014

 

More Evidence Breast-Feeding Lowers Child's Risk of Infections, Allergies
Human milk contains important immunological protection for children, study authors say

9/1/2014

 

Train Your Brain to Choose Fruit Salad Over French Fries
Study found program seemed to make low-cal fare an easy choice for a small group of overweight people

8/29/2014

 

Health Tip: Teach Your Child to Read Food Labels
Have the child check each snack's nutrition

8/28/2014

 

Health Tip: Eating When You're Not Hungry
Things that may spur unhealthy habit

8/26/2014

 

Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks
Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

8/22/2014

 

Read Food Labels to Combat Childhood Obesity
Dietitian shares shopping guidelines

8/22/2014

 

Health Tip: Healthy Grilling Options
Choose from a variety of meats, veggies and fruit

8/21/2014

 

Consumer Reports Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Tuna
Guideline is prompted by concerns about mercury exposure

8/19/2014

 

Health Tip: Teach Children Not to Waste Food
Make sure school lunch has food they'll eat

8/18/2014

 

Lunchbox Hygiene Helps Prevent Foodborne Illness, Expert Says
Pack a paper towel or wax paper so kids don't set food down on dirty tables

8/18/2014

 

Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths, Study Finds
Lifestyle changes, wider use of medications driving the trend, researchers say

8/14/2014

 

Popular Southern Fare May Harm Your Kidneys
Study finds fatty, sugary foods raise risk of death linked to organ trouble

8/14/2014

 

Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Drinks at Least 1 Soda a Day: CDC
Of 18 states surveyed, Mississippi had highest rate with 32 percent of adults downing a daily soda

8/13/2014

 

Malnutrition Threatens Many U.S. Seniors Seen at ERs
Depression, dental problems, difficulty buying groceries among most common reasons, study finds

8/11/2014

 

Health Tip: Brush Up on Nutrition for Back to School
Start the year with a healthy eating plan

8/9/2014

 

Plan Children's Meals That Make the Grade
Put healthy foods on your back-to-school shopping list, dietitian advises

8/8/2014

 

Experts Issue Guidelines for Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Certain interventions may ease IBS, while others work against chronic constipation

8/8/2014

 

Poorly Packed Lunches Can Cause Food Poisoning
Health officials share tips for keeping perishables safe

8/7/2014

 

Health Tip: Signs That an Elderly Person Isn't Eating Right
Including unexplained weight loss

8/7/2014

 

Eating Out Equals Eating More
Study found dining at fast-food spots, restaurants added 200 calories a day, on average

8/6/2014

 

Health Tip: Feeding Your Body Essential Nutrients
Here's what you should be eating

8/5/2014

 

Health Tip: Give Kids Nutritious Meals
Suggestions for healthy offerings

8/5/2014

 

'Immunonutrition' Ill-Advised for ICU Patients on Feeding Tube, Study Says
Adding agents to boost immune system might actually be harmful

8/4/2014

 

Health Tip: Protecting Children's Teeth
Don't put juice in baby's bottle

8/1/2014

 

Food Is a Common Choking Hazard for Kids, Doctor Says
Experts warn that children under 5 are most vulnerable

7/31/2014

 

Kids' Lunch Boxes Often Fall Short on Nutrition
Less than one-third of home meals met federal standards for school-served foods, study finds

7/30/2014

 

Gene Mutation May Make Food More Tempting
Study shows most common genetic link to obesity triggers activity in the brain's reward centers

7/30/2014

 

Fruits, Veggies May Have Their Limits in Boosting Lifespan
Study shows a benefit, but that tapers off after 5 servings per day

7/30/2014

 

Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests
If parent and preschooler are both overweight, tackling it together works best, researchers say

7/29/2014

 

Healthy Habits May Slow Cellular Signs of Aging, Study Finds
Pay attention to your lifestyle during stressful times, researcher says

7/29/2014

 

Health Tip: Grill Fruits and Veggies
Meat isn't the only grill-able food

7/28/2014

 

Healthy School Lunches Get Thumbs Up From Students
Kids aren't avoiding healthier fare or throwing more food away, research shows

7/28/2014

 

Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Ills
Lifestyle choices influence long-term outcomes, researcher says

7/25/2014

 

Most Adults Are Members of 'Clean Plate Club'
Study shows they finish 92 percent of what's on their plates, kids eat just 59 percent

7/25/2014

 

Diet Changes Can Alter Gut Bacteria, Study Says
Researchers monitored stool samples of two people for a year

7/24/2014

 

Farmers' Market Vouchers May Help Poorer Families Eat Healthier
Special incentives encourage consumption of fruits and vegetables, study says

7/23/2014

 

Health Tip: Eating for Your Age
Suggestions for men in their 60s

7/21/2014

 

Waistlines of U.S. Kids Seem to Be Holding Steady, Study Finds
But too many children and teens remain obese, experts say

7/21/2014

 

Could Probiotics Help Tame High Blood Pressure?
Study suggests effect from helpful microbes in yogurt, supplements, but more research is needed

7/18/2014

 

Health Tip: Keep a Food Diary
It may help you lose weight

7/18/2014

 

Food Safety Tips for the Summer
Clean hands, proper food temperatures are key to preventing foodborne illnesses, expert says

7/17/2014

 

Energy Drink 'Cocktails' May Boost Desire to Drink More
Alcohol plus Red Bull-type beverages might lead to binge-drinking, researcher suggests

7/16/2014

 

Most Kids Eat Fruit, Veggies Daily: CDC
Survey finds 3 out of 4 are getting these healthy foods each day

7/16/2014

 

Health Tip: Pack Healthy Beach Snacks
Skip offerings from concession stands

7/15/2014

 

A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia
Older folks who began eating right, exercising did better on memory and problem-solving tests in study

7/15/2014

 

Omega-3s in Diet May Help Ward Off Lou Gehrig's Disease
Study found strong association between higher intake and lower odds for ALS

7/15/2014

 

Organic Foods May Be Healthier, Review Finds
But critics say the analysis misses some important points

7/12/2014

 

Make Exercise Fun, Eat Less Afterwards
Researchers found that people ate more if told their walk was exercise, rather than scenic stroll

7/10/2014

 

60 Percent of Diners Use Calorie Labeling When Posted: CDC
More women rely on menu's health info than men

7/8/2014

 

Study: Recalled Yogurt Tied to Fungus Infections
One strain can cause infections in healthy people, researcher says; company disputes finding

7/8/2014

 

Health Tip: Debunking Myths About Weight Loss
Fad diets aren't safe or effective

7/3/2014

 

Health Tip: Eating for Energy
Eat just enough to satisfy hunger

7/3/2014

 

Grill Safely This Holiday Weekend
Expert offers tips on avoiding food poisoning and reducing cancer risk from barbecued meat

7/2/2014

 

Could Dark Chocolate Help Ease Poor Leg Circulation?
Perhaps, but experts say there are better ways to obtain beneficial polyphenols

7/1/2014

 

Feeding Fido Raw Pet Food a Risky Choice: FDA
Doing so raises risk of food poisoning for both you and your pet, agency warns

6/27/2014

 

Gluten-Free Diet May Lift the 'Fog' of Celiac Patients, Study Says
Scores on attention, memory tests improved after one year

6/26/2014

 

Milk, Egg Allergies Seem to Make Parents Most Anxious
Two-thirds of parents accurately assess severity of their child's food allergy, study reports

6/25/2014

 

Fruits, Veggies Not a Magic Bullet for Weight Loss, Study Finds
If you don't reduce your calorie intake, you won't slim down, researcher warns

6/25/2014

 

Neanderthal Poop Yields Clues to Early Man's Diet
Analysis of ancient fecal matter suggests more plants were eaten than previously thought

6/25/2014

 

Health Tip: Drink Lots of Fluids This Summer
Suggestions for what to drink, and when

6/24/2014

 

Health Tip: Eat Omega-3s During Pregnancy
Many fish make great sources

6/24/2014

 

Diets High in Dairy Might Boost Colon Cancer Survival, a Bit
But, at least one expert strongly disagrees, and instead recommends that cancer patients avoid dairy

6/18/2014

 

Soy Foods Don't Seem to Protect Against Uterine Cancer: Researchers
Japanese scientists find no association in large, five-year study

6/16/2014

 

Health Tip: Dining on Dairy Foods
What to opt for, and what to avoid

6/16/2014

 

Caffeine Affects Teen Boys, Girls Differently, Study Says
Slightly greater changes in heart rate, blood pressure seen in males

6/12/2014

 

Hot Dogs, Salami May Raise Men's Heart Failure Risk, Study Suggests
But unprocessed red meat was not implicated in this research

6/12/2014

 

When School's Out, Weight Can Pile On
For certain kids, summer vacation adds unwanted pounds, review finds

6/11/2014

 

Diets Rich in Protein May Help Protect Against Stroke
Study found lean animal proteins like fish showed most benefit

6/11/2014

 

Red Meat May Raise Breast Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
Eating more fish, nuts, poultry may help, but findings don't prove cause-and-effect

6/11/2014

 

Health Tip: Thawing Meat in Cold Water
Make sure it's completely covered

6/10/2014

 

Health Tip: Safely Marinate Food
Suggestions to prevent cross-contamination

6/10/2014

 

Pregnant or Breast-feeding Women Urged to Eat More Fish
Choose types lower in mercury, such as cod, salmon and tilapia, FDA and EPA say

6/9/2014

 

FDA Sets Safety Standards for Infant Formula
Rules call for periodic testing for nutritional content, good manufacturing practices

6/5/2014

 

Study Disputes Notion That Breakfast Is Key to Weight Control
Recommendation to eat breakfast every day for weight loss wasn't confirmed in testing

6/5/2014

 

Are You Eating Enough 'Powerhouse' Vegetables?
Chard, beet greens are among the most nutrient-packed, report finds

6/4/2014

 

Health Tip: If You Aren't Hungry, Don't Eat
Avoid eating out of boredom

6/3/2014

 

Health Tip: Cook Healthier
Trim fat from your diet

6/3/2014

 

Fish, Exercise May Help Thwart Colon Cancer's Return: Study
Healthy habits important even when you're sick, researcher says

6/3/2014

 

Food Handlers Cause Most Food-Poisoning Cases
Norovirus spread in restaurants accounts for two-thirds of all outbreaks, CDC says

6/3/2014

 

Take Heart: Mediterranean Diet Combats Type 2 Diabetes, Study Says
It's especially beneficial to those at risk of heart disease, researcher contends

6/2/2014

 

More Evidence Links Poor Diet to Preterm Birth
Researchers focused on eating habits in the year before conception

6/2/2014

 

Health Tip: Eat Well, But Start Simple
Don't forget breakfast

6/2/2014

 

Health Tip: Get Protein From Veggies
Here are good plant sources

5/30/2014

 

Could White Bread Be Making You Fat?
Risk of obesity higher with 2 or more portions daily, researchers say

5/29/2014

 

Fast Weight Loss May Mean Muscle Loss
Study volunteers eating 500 calories a day lost more muscle than those eating more than twice as much

5/29/2014

 

Obesity, Overweight Rates Jump Worldwide, Report Finds
And United States is home to highest proportion of world's obese people, researchers add

5/28/2014

 

Mediterranean Diet May Keep Kids Slimmer
Children who followed eating plan were 15 percent less likely to be overweight, study finds

5/28/2014

 

Health Tip: Create a Healthier Salad
Suggestions for what to add

5/27/2014

 

Iodine Deficiency Common in Pregnancy, Pediatricians Warn
Processed foods deprive women of iodized salt; supplementation recommended

5/27/2014

 

Your Income Might Influence Your Risk for Certain Cancers
Lifestyle-related disease, such as lung cancer, is more common among the poor, researchers find

5/22/2014

 

Consistent Protein Intake Key to Muscle Strength, Study Says
Many Americans consume too little early in the day

5/22/2014

 

Cheaper Food May Be Fueling U.S. Obesity Epidemic
Americans spend just one-tenth of disposable income on food, an historic low, study finds

5/22/2014

 

Yelp Can Help Spot Food Poisonings at Restaurants
The online review service was used to identify several foodborne outbreaks in New York City

5/21/2014

 

Diet Tied to Better Breathing in COPD Patients
Study suggests healthy eating might help improve lung function

5/21/2014

 

Health Tip: Avoiding College Weight Gain
Get enough exercise

5/20/2014

 

FDA Approves New Artificial Sweetener
Advantame can be used to sweeten coffee, tea and as an ingredient in cooking

5/20/2014

 

Diet, Lifestyle Affect Prostate Cancer Risk, Studies Find
Eating high-fiber carbs, drinking less milk, avoiding diabetes and heart risk factors may help cut risk

5/19/2014

 

Mouse Study Hints at How Mediterranean Diet Protects the Heart
Researchers find unsaturated fats, vegetables combine to lower blood pressure

5/16/2014

 

People With High Blood Pressure Often Have a 'Salt Tooth'
Small new study suggests that some may have an unhealthy preference for saltier food

5/14/2014

 

Health Tip: Choose Healthy Snacks
Suggestions for busy students

5/14/2014

 

Health Tip: Trim the Fat From Meat
Suggestions from the American Heart Association

5/13/2014

 

Health Tip: Take Steps to Cut Cholesterol
Limit fats derived from animals

5/12/2014

 

Health Tip: Shop Smart at Farmers Markets
Don't forget a shopping list

5/12/2014

 

Health Tip: Dealing With Baby's Gas
Is mom eating foods that may contribute?

5/8/2014

 

Many Iraq-Afghanistan War Vets Struggle to Find Enough Food: Study
25 percent face food insecurity, which triggers other woes, Minnesota researchers find

5/8/2014

 

Fruits and Veggies May Lower Stroke Risk
Aim for at least four to five a day, experts advise

5/7/2014

 

Could Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels Strip Foods of Some Nutrients?
Study suggests significant decline in amounts of zinc, iron as CO2 becomes more abundant in the atmosphere

5/6/2014

 

Could Energy Drinks Be Wrong Choice for Some Teens?
Unhealthy behaviors may be more common in those who consume the beverages, research suggests

5/6/2014

 

Health Tip: Growing a Healthy Garden
Make sure your space gets enough sun

5/5/2014

 

Prenatal Fish Oil Supplements May Not Boost Child's Brain Health, Study Finds
Toddlers whose mothers took extra omega-3 daily were no smarter than other tots, researchers say

5/2/2014

 

Does Higher-Priced Food Taste Better?
Study found diners who paid double enjoyed their meals more

4/30/2014

 

High-Fiber Diet May Aid Heart Attack Survivors
Study suggests whole grains might be particularly important

4/30/2014

 

Health Tip: Help Manage IBS With Diet
Try these healthy eating strategies

4/30/2014

 

Health Tip: Make Time for Breakfast
And help your toddler get a healthy start

4/29/2014

 

Health Tip: Reducing Your Risk of Stress Fractures
Get lots of vitamin D and calcium

4/29/2014

 

'Breast Milk Banks' Gain in Popularity
Experts say they're safer than online milk-sharing sources

4/29/2014

 

Ironclad Findings About Red Meat's Harms?
Analysis of 21 studies may bolster case against a diet of steak

4/28/2014

 

Health Tip: Why Am I Overweight?
Factors that contribute to weight gain

4/25/2014

 

Statin Users Eating More Bad Food Than a Decade Ago, Study Shows
Doctors need to re-emphasize importance of healthy diet to patients, researcher says

4/24/2014

 

Health Tip: Eat Healthy
Use your plate as a blueprint

4/22/2014

 

Could Cow Fertilizer Help Spread Antibiotic Resistance?
Researchers found high levels of genes for drug resistance in manure from dairy cattle

4/18/2014

 

How to Make 'Low-Cal' Menu Options More Palatable
Study authors recommend not grouping these dishes together

4/18/2014

 

Restaurants in Poor Areas Push Unhealthy Foods, Study Finds
Making good meal choices is harder, researcher says

4/18/2014

 

More People Worldwide Eating 'Healthy' Fats, Study Finds
But consumption of harmful fats stuck at same levels as 20 years ago

4/18/2014

 

Appetite, Taste Changes Reported After Weight-Loss Surgery
Sense of smell also altered for some patients in British study

4/17/2014

 

School Bans on Chocolate Milk May Backfire
Kids ended up drinking less fat-free white milk, too, Oregon study finds

4/17/2014

 

Salmonella Cases Dip in U.S., But Food Poisoning Rates Remain High
New CDC report finds certain contaminants, such as Vibrio and E. coli, on the rise

4/16/2014

 

Crunchy or Smooth? Food's Texture May Sway Perception of Calories
When study participants were thinking about calories, they ate more of the crunchier items, less of the soft

4/14/2014

 

Feed a Spouse, Starve an Argument?
Study using voodoo dolls suggests irritable partners should grab a snack before speaking

4/11/2014

 

Vegetables in Childhood May Benefit Breast Health
Girls who ate carotenoid-rich foods less likely to have breast conditions, study finds

4/10/2014

 

Health Tip: Eating Fish During Pregnancy
Avoid types that harbor lots of mercury

4/9/2014

 

High-Fat Diet May Boost Breast Cancer Risk
Study found women who ate the most saturated fat were more likely to develop tumors

4/9/2014

 

Obesity-Related Enzyme Targeted in Mouse Study
Findings suggest new way to prompt body to burn extra energy

4/9/2014

 

Free Drinking Water Available to Most U.S. Kids at School Lunch
Study found Southern schools doing best at meeting USDA rule

4/8/2014

 

Health Tip: Confused About Healthy Eating?
Here's expert advice

4/7/2014

 

Health Tip: Why Your Body Needs Fat
And which fats are the healthier choices

4/7/2014

 

Drinking Milk May Slow Knee Arthritis in Women, Study Finds
Same effect was not seen in men, and high cheese intake was tied to poorer knee health

4/7/2014

 

Beans, Lentils, Peas: Your Recipe for Lower Cholesterol?
Review of 26 studies finds one serving per day tied to healthier arteries, especially in men

4/3/2014

 

Could Coffee Lower Death Risk From Liver Cirrhosis?
Large study from China suggests 2 daily cups might offer protection in cases of non-viral hepatitis

4/2/2014

 

Jury Still Out on Benefits of Vitamin D
One of two reviews suggests it may help people live longer, but finding is not definitive

4/2/2014

 

Health Tip: Avoid Weight Gain During Menopause
Eat right and get plenty of exercise

4/1/2014

 

Monkeys on Very-Low-Cal Diet Lived Longer, Healthier Lives
Jury is still out on whether such regimens could do the same for humans, experts say

4/1/2014

 

Fruits and Veggies May Reduce Death Risk, Study Suggests
Large 12-year review found the more daily portions you eat, the better off you are

3/31/2014

 

Can Diet Soft Drinks Contribute to Heart Trouble in Women?
Those who consumed the most had highest risk, but the study results are preliminary

3/28/2014

 

Many Kids May Have High Cholesterol, Regardless of Weight
Abnormal levels seen in 1 of 3 children, possibly raising future heart disease risk, researcher says

3/27/2014

 

Health Tip: Promote Good Oral Health in Children
Don't offer sweetened drinks

3/27/2014

 

'Grazing' Appears No Better for Weight Loss Than Standard Meals
Daily calories, not how often you eat, are what matter, study finds

3/27/2014

 

Cholesterol Levels Spike During Winter Months, Study Finds
Tendency to eat more, exercise less when it's cold and snowy outside may explain trend

3/27/2014

 

Vitamin D Deficiency May Be Linked to Heart Disease
Low levels raise odds for clogged arteries, preliminary results suggest

3/25/2014

 

Toddlers Who Sleep Less May Eat More
Short sleepers might be at greater risk for obesity, study suggests

3/23/2014

 

College Women: Have a Healthy Spring Break
FDA has tips on sun safety, medication, staying hydrated and more

3/22/2014

 

Ways to Cut Your Colon Cancer Risk
Experts advise regular screenings, high-fiber foods and exercise

3/21/2014

 

Health Tip: Eat Healthier at the Airport
Suggestions to avoid junk food

3/21/2014

 

Chronically Ill Americans May Skip Meds to Afford Food
Study finds that people with health issues who don't qualify for assistance often must choose either 'treat or eat'

3/20/2014

 

Salt's Harm Evident in Heavy Teens, Study Finds
Cellular changes seen in 14- to 18-year-olds

3/19/2014

 

Genes May Influence Weight Gain From Fried Foods: Study
This 'biology driver' is minor in some people, powerful in others, expert says

3/18/2014

 

Water Myths Revisited, From Weight Loss to Hydration
Increasing intake won't help you shed pounds, expert says

3/18/2014

 

Scientists Probe Dark Chocolate's Health Secrets
Heart benefits may stem from reaction in stomach bacteria, research suggests

3/17/2014

 

TV Time, Feeding Habits Set Babies Up for Obesity: Study
Practices that foster weight gain are common among U.S. parents, researchers say

3/17/2014

 

Sweet, Salty Taste Preferences Tied Together in Kids
Study also suggests that children's growth and development affect their choices

3/17/2014

 

Daily Fish Oil Supplement May Not Help Your Heart: Studies
Get your omega-3s from food, not pills, experts suggest

3/16/2014

 

Keep Your Heart Healthy
Daily exercise, fruits and veggies, not smoking all help, cardiologist says

3/14/2014

 

Energy Drinks Popular With Troubled Teens, Study Says
Kids who are depressed or use alcohol or marijuana often consume the beverages, researchers report

3/14/2014

 

Health Tip: Create Good Eating Habits
Start with a healthy breakfast

3/14/2014

 

Health Tip: Limit Food Portions
And help make it easier to lose weight

3/13/2014

 

'Five-Second' Food Rule May Be Real, Study Finds
Microbiology professor and students test the theory, find it isn't just a myth

3/12/2014

 

Protein From Meat, Fish May Help Men Age Well
But Japanese study saw no such benefits for women

3/7/2014

 

Health Tip: Baking With Less Sugar
Don't be afraid to cut back

3/5/2014

 

Balanced Diet During Pregnancy May Lower Risk of Preterm Delivery
Increasing intake of healthy foods more important than eliminating unhealthy foods, study finds

3/4/2014

 

Schools Add More Fruits, Veggies to the '3 Rs'
And food waste hasn't increased because of the new guidelines, study finds

3/4/2014

 

High-Protein Diets in Middle Age Might Shorten Life Span
But same study found the reverse was true when people reached old age

3/4/2014

 

Health Tip: Choose Heart-Healthy Proteins
Gain the benefit without the fat

3/4/2014

 

Health Tip: Serve Kids Power Foods
Keep your young ones well energized

3/3/2014

 

Diet to Reduce Blood Pressure May Also Stave Off Kidney Stones
Study found DASH diet just as effective, less limiting, than traditional eating plan

2/28/2014

 

'Eating for Two' During Pregnancy Could Pack on Too Many Pounds
Small study found those who closely watched weight gain did better

2/28/2014

 

Early Signs That High-Calorie Diet May Help With Lou Gehrig's Disease
Regimen that boosted carbohydrate intake seemed to work best, researchers say, but more study needed

2/28/2014

 

Rising Fresh Produce Prices Tied to Higher Risk of Child Obesity
However, study also found similar effect with cost of fast food

2/27/2014

 

FDA's New Food Labels Would Focus on Calories, Sugar Content
Another goal: give consumers a better understanding of realistic serving sizes

2/26/2014

 

Teens Who Indoor Tan Often Take Other Health Risks: Survey
CDC study tied practice to binge drinking, drug use and extreme weight control measures

2/25/2014

 

U.S. Obesity Rate Shows Signs of Leveling Off
CDC study finds very young children seem to be slimming down, but more older women are obese

2/25/2014

 

Feeding Cats Smaller, More Frequent Meals Might Make Them Friskier
Changing dietary patterns to increase activity could help curb feline obesity, researchers say

2/25/2014

 

Health Tip: Shop for Heart-Healthy Fruits and Veggies
In a pinch, frozen will do

2/24/2014

 

Vegetarian Diet May Help Lower Blood Pressure, Research Suggests
Japanese review of 39 studies shows a meatless menu might boost cardiovascular health, but the findings are preliminary

2/24/2014

 

Chemicals in 'Western' Diet Show Alzheimer's-Like Effects in Mice
Whether findings might apply to humans remains to be seen

2/22/2014

 

Students' Health Habits Tied to School Success
Fitness, nutrition, proper sleep and TV restrictions appeared to make a difference in study of city kids

2/21/2014

 

Monkey Research Shows How Omega-3 Fatty Acids Help the Brain
Scientists found it boosted development of complex networks involved in thinking

2/21/2014

 

Health Tip: Cut Down on Sugar
Watch how much you eat and drink

2/17/2014

 

Health Tip: Pack the Right Sports Snacks
To help your young athlete succeed

2/14/2014

 

Food Price Hikes May Affect Those With Type 2 Diabetes
USDA study finds glucose levels increase as produce, low-fat dairy become more costly

2/14/2014

 

Can Vitamin C Ward Off Stroke?
Researchers can't say for sure, but brain bleeds were more common among those with low levels of the vitamin

2/14/2014

 

For a Sugar-Free Valentine's Day...
Here are some alternative gifts for a loved one with diabetes

2/12/2014

 

Health Tip: Staying Healthy Is a Family Affair
Don't let the kids go it alone

2/10/2014

 

New Obesity Weapon: Kids Teaching Kids
Children more likely to listen to peers than adults, study suggests

2/10/2014

 

Illnesses Traced to Uncle Ben's Rice; Commercial-Size Packages Recalled
Reports received from 3 states, FDA says

2/10/2014

 

Commercial-Size Packages of Uncle Ben's Rice Recalled
Reports of illness received from three states, FDA says

2/10/2014

 

Energy Drinks, Coffee Increasing Sources of Caffeine for Kids, CDC Says
Effects of excessive caffeine intake on youngsters aren't yet known, experts warn

2/10/2014

 

Yogurt Intake Linked With Lower Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Consumption of low-fat, fermented dairy products associated with decreased risk of type 2 diabetes

2/8/2014

 

Don't Pressure Preschoolers to Overeat, Experts Say
Filling their own plate may help young kids learn to understand their body's hunger cues

2/6/2014

 

Want to Keep the Weight Off? Weekday Meals May Be Key
Study found most people weighed more after weekend, but those who cut back during week were thinner

2/6/2014

 

Could Low-Fat Yogurt Help Ward Off Diabetes?
British study also found reduced risk with other fermented dairy products

2/5/2014

 

Dietary Counseling Has Little Effect After Gastric Bypass
Nutrient intake improves but remains inadequate in many patients

2/5/2014

 

Boosting Access to Healthier Grocery Stores Might Not Improve Eating Habits
Study suggests putting stores in poor neighborhoods isn't enough; promotional efforts also needed

2/4/2014

 

Another Win for the Mediterranean-Style Diet
Firefighters who followed it most closely saw less weight gain, lower risk of heart trouble

2/4/2014

 

'Gastric Banding' Patients Often Have Dietary Issues, Study Finds
Weight-loss surgery may lead to nutritional deficiencies; supplements and counseling urged

2/4/2014

 

Health Tip: Eating a Vegetarian Diet
It may offer health benefits

2/3/2014

 

U.S. Teens Eat Too Much Salt, Hiking Obesity Risk: Study
Researchers found that kids consume at least twice the recommended daily amounts

2/3/2014

 

Added Sugar in Diet Tied to Death Risk From Heart Trouble
Sugar can be 'hidden' in savory foods as well as desserts and soda, experts note

2/3/2014

 

Many Parents of Obese Children Underestimate Their Weight
And parents of normal-weight kids often think they're too thin, review found

2/2/2014

 

Docs Detail Healthy Food Choices for Super Bowl Sunday
Pace yourself, pass on junk food, throw in some veggie alternatives

1/31/2014

 

Many College Students Fear Going Hungry at Some Point: Survey
Factors include rising costs, lack of support even among those with jobs

1/31/2014

 

Blood Test Might Help Tell When Peanut Allergy Is Gone: Study
Findings might one day benefit patients who go through therapy to build up resistance to allergen

1/29/2014

 

Lower Obesity Rates Due to Better Diets, Not Economy: Study
A decade of urging Americans to embrace healthier food habits appears to be paying off, researchers say

1/28/2014

 

Most Supermarket Coupons Promote Junk Food, Sugary Drinks: Study
Low-income customers left with few healthy choices, expert says

1/28/2014

 

Health Tip: Don't Give Raw Milk to Children
Make sure all dairy products are pasteurized

1/27/2014

 

Quinoa Consumption Seems Safe for Celiac Patients
Intake of 50 g quinoa daily for six weeks well tolerated; positive histologic, serological trends

1/27/2014

 

FDA Wants to Update Food Labels
Goal is a better informed public

1/24/2014

 

Let Your Nose Guide You to Less Fatty Foods
Study finds people could spot high- and low-fat milk through smell alone

1/24/2014

 

FDA Wants to Update Food Labels
Goal is a better informed public

1/24/2014

 

Financial Value Overrides Health in Supersized Food Buys
Health cues can help overcome the impact of perceived supersized pricing justification

1/23/2014

 

Health Tip: Some Foods Aren't Safe for Toddlers
Here are edibles to avoid

1/22/2014

 

Mediterranean Diet Lowers Risk of Peripheral Artery Disease
Benefits seen for Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil or nuts

1/22/2014

 

Fish Oil Might Guard Against Loss of Brain Cells
Study found women who ate the most omega-3s had greater brain volume

1/21/2014

 

Quinoa May Be Safe Grain for People With Celiac Disease
Small study found no ill effects from consumption, although longer-term studies are needed, experts say

1/21/2014

 

Chocolate, Tea, Berries May Cut Diabetes Risk: Study
Substances found in some people's favorite foods appear to benefit blood sugar, inflammation levels

1/21/2014

 

Mediterranean Diet May Lower Risk of Clogged Leg Arteries
Study of older adults found reduced odds of peripheral artery disease when compared to low-fat diet

1/20/2014

 

No Proof That 'Blood-Type' Diets Work: Study
Matching food choices to your blood type won't make you healthier, research suggests

1/20/2014

 

Health Tip: Eat Breakfast
Here's why it's important

1/17/2014

 

Nutrition Compliance Up for Head Start Providers
Greater compliance with Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics feeding practices than other providers

1/17/2014

 

Unhealthy Discounts?
Online grocery store coupons mostly for junk foods, study finds.

1/17/2014

 

Americans Eating Better, Cutting Calories: USDA
Report also shows consumers using nutrition labels more, dining out less

1/17/2014

 

Fast Food Not Major Culprit in Kids' Obesity: Study
Poor overall dietary habits drive weight problems, experts say

1/17/2014

 

USDA: Americans Eating Better, Cutting Calories
Report also shows consumers using nutrition labels more, dining out less

1/16/2014

 

Do Diet Drinks Make You Eat More?
Study finds link between greater calorie consumption and low-calorie beverages in overweight adults

1/15/2014

 

School-Based Food, Drink Commercialism Still High
Study authors call for clear, enforceable nutritional standards for all foods, drinks marketed in schools

1/14/2014

 

Alternative Therapies Widely Used for Autism
Study finds many parents use them alongside conventional treatments to try to manage symptoms

1/14/2014

 

Avocado at Lunch Cuts Hunger in Overweight Adults
Further study warranted for effects of avocado intake on weight management and insulin response

1/13/2014

 

Calories, Fat, Sodium in Restaurant Meals Quantified
Nutritional value of adult meal 1,495 kcal, 28 g saturated fat, 3,512 mg sodium, 11 g fiber

1/13/2014

 

Nut Intake Inversely Linked to Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome
Frequency of nut intake inversely associated with obesity; weaker link for metabolic syndrome

1/9/2014

 

Guideline Adherence Cuts Cancer Risk in Postmenopausal Women
Following American Cancer Society cancer prevention guidelines lowers mortality

1/9/2014

 

Food Companies Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories From Supermarket Shelves: Report
Honoring a pledge, 16 major companies went beyond their goals

1/8/2014

 

Health Tip: Is Your Baby Eating Enough?
Here are potential signs of malnutrition

1/8/2014

 

Cancer Prevention Guidelines Seem to Pay Off for Older Women
Large study found adherents were less likely to develop or die from disease

1/7/2014

 

Mediterranean Diet + Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Cuts Diabetes Risk
Dietary changes without weight loss reduce risk among adults at high risk of cardiovascular disease

1/7/2014

 

Labeling Food With 'Stop' or 'Go' Colors Might Spur Healthier Diet
Cafeteria items marked green for healthy or red for junk food led to shift in buying habits, study found

1/6/2014

 

Health Law Calls for Calorie Counts on Vending Machines
Rules currently being crafted as part of the final phase of the Affordable Care Act

1/6/2014

 

Mediterranean Diet Alone May Lower Diabetes Risk
Key ingredient of study: use of extra-virgin olive oil, not calorie counting or exercise

1/6/2014

 

Health Tip: Walk to Your Favorite Restaurant
Add exercise to your menu

1/3/2014

 

Slow Eating Might Help Curb Calories
Study found some people consume more when meals are rushed

12/31/2013

 

Health Tip: Weaning Baby From a Bottle
Don't try it during stressful times

12/30/2013

 

Peer Pressure May Influence Your Food Choices
Researchers found people were more likely to eat what they thought others were eating

12/30/2013

 

High Fiber, Fruit/Vegetable Intake Cuts Stroke Risk in T2DM
Linked to reduced risk of stroke, not coronary heart disease, in Japanese with type 2 diabetes

12/30/2013

 

Health Tip: When Baby Spits Up Excessively
Here's what parents can do

12/29/2013

 

Tips to Jump-Start Your New Year's Resolutions
Expert advice on putting weight-loss, healthy-eating and exercise plans in motion

12/27/2013

 

Health Tip: Bulking Up on Food
Don't buy more than you can use

12/26/2013

 

Health Tip: Help Boost Your Immune System
Be sure to eat these recommended foods

12/25/2013

 

Health Tip: Opt for Heart-Healthy Holiday Foods
Choose items rich in antioxidants

12/25/2013

 

Food Safety Counts, Especially During the Holiday Season
Hand washing is key to preventing the spread of foodborne illnesses, expert advises

12/23/2013

 

Eating More Nuts During Pregnancy Might Help Prevent Allergies in Kids: Study
Experts say mothers who consume more nuts won't raise -- and might reduce -- risk in children

12/23/2013

 

Health Tip: Eat Smart
Don't overdo it at a restaurant

12/20/2013

 

Tomato-Based Diet Ups Adiponectin Level in Older Women
Increased adiponectin concentration seen in all women; stronger effect in non-obese

12/20/2013

 

Fiber-Rich Foods May Cut Your Risk of Heart Disease
International study looked at fiber from wide range of sources

12/19/2013

 

Modeling Study: Similar Effects for Statin or Apple a Day
Nutritional and pharmaceutical approaches have similar reductions in vascular mortality

12/19/2013

 

Fat, Protein Impact Postprandial Glucose Excursion in T1DM
Protein/fat with carbs delays postprandial hyperglycemia; high protein reduces hypoglycemia

12/19/2013

 

Study Finds Widespread Contamination in Chicken
Potentially harmful bacteria and antibiotic resistance common in 316 raw poultry samples tested

12/16/2013

 

Diabetes Drug Metformin Tied to Slight Weight Loss in Obese Kids
But, experts say drug isn't meant for that use, while diet and exercise have proven effective

12/16/2013

 

Doctors Warn Against Raw Milk for Kids, Pregnant Women
Policy statement from pediatricians' group bolstered by Minnesota study on foodborne illness

12/15/2013

 

Working Out May Help Counteract Holiday Eating
Men who overstuffed but exercised showed less harm to their health in study

12/13/2013

 

Health Tip: Get Enough Calcium
Green, leafy vegetables are great sources

12/13/2013

 

Low Vitamin B-12 Levels Tied to Bone Fractures in Older Men
Study followed Swedish seniors for six years

12/13/2013

 

Food Security Status Linked to Cardiovascular Risk
Very low food security linked to increases in CVD risk factors, increased 10-year disease risk

12/12/2013

 

FDA Issues Plan to Phase Out Antimicrobial Use in Animals
Plan is relevant to medically important antimicrobials, approved for use in food animals

12/11/2013

 

Health Tip: Go Easy on the Gravy
And lighten the fat content

12/11/2013

 

Gut Bacteria Shift Quickly After Changes in Diet, Study Shows
Number and type of gut microbes shifted within a day of eating plant- or animal-based foods exclusively

12/11/2013

 

Probiotics Don't Prevent Childhood Asthma, Study Finds
But they may have other benefits, including prevention of eczema

12/10/2013

 

Potentially Helpful Omega-3 Fatty Acids Can Cross to Brain: Study
Finding might have implications for Alzheimer's treatment, although more work must be done

12/9/2013

 

Meta-Analysis: Healthier Diet Patterns Do Cost More
Comparing extremes of food-based patterns, healthier diets cost about $1.50 more per day

12/6/2013

 

Switching to Healthier Eating May Cost You More
Following a healthy diet runs about $1.50 more a day than junk food, study finds

12/5/2013

 

Health Tip: Reading Food Labels
Note serving sizes and percentage daily values

12/4/2013

 

Could Good Manners Help Spur Holiday Weight Gain?
People may choose less healthy foods to avoid offending someone heavier, study finds

12/2/2013

 

Energy Drinks Affect Heart, MRI Scans Show
Small, early study found contraction rate sped up after people downed beverage

11/28/2013

 

Health Tip: Avoid Holiday Weight Gain
Regular exercise is a key preventative

11/28/2013

 

Health Tip: Keep Diabetes in Check
Suggestions for holiday eating

11/27/2013

 

Mercury Levels Drop One-Third in Women of Childbearing Age
EPA says women are making more informed seafood choices, not decreasing fish consumption

11/27/2013

 

Exercise May Not Stave Off Holiday Weight Gain
Study suggests nothing can replace moderation in the face of high-calorie food and drinks

11/27/2013

 

Expert Serves Up Turkey Tips for a Healthy Holiday
Take steps to prevent foodborne illness before, during and after preparing the meal

11/25/2013

 

Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Linked to Endometrial Cancer
High sugar intake also associated with a higher risk of some endometrial cancers

11/25/2013

 

Smaller Bowls May Keep Kids From Overeating
Researchers say tactic could help curb childhood obesity

11/22/2013

 

Cash Incentives Spur Poor To Buy Healthier Foods
San Diego-area participants got matching funds to purchase specific products from farmers' markets

11/22/2013

 

Sodas, Other Sweet Drinks Tied to Higher Risk for Endometrial Cancer
Study of 23,000 older women saw odds for a tumor rise as daily intake went up

11/22/2013

 

Healthy Lifestyle May Mean Healthy Pregnancy
Study pinpointed good and bad habits that could affect risk of complications

11/21/2013

 

Low-Fat Fish Oil Diet Beneficial in Prostate Cancer
Affects levels of pro-inflammatory molecules, omega fatty acids, measure of cancer growth

11/21/2013

 

Drinking Milk As Teen Not Tied to Later Hip Fracture Risk
Positive association seen for men attenuated after adjustment for height

11/21/2013

 

Mercury Levels Dropping in Younger U.S. Women: Report
EPA findings suggest those of childbearing age are making safer choices with fish, shellfish

11/21/2013

 

Flavonoid Intake Inversely Linked to Type 2 Diabetes
Large European cohort shows inverse correlation, particularly for flavanols, flavonols

11/20/2013

 

Nut Consumption May Impact Mortality Risk
Including fewer deaths from cancer, heart disease, and respiratory disease

11/20/2013

 

Vitamin D Deficiency Might Be Overdiagnosed in Blacks, Study Suggests
When looking at blood levels in a different way, researchers found they may be adequate after all

11/20/2013

 

Eat Nuts, Live Longer?
Study linked a daily handful of any nut to 20 percent reduction in death risk over 30 years

11/19/2013

 

Drinking Milk as Teens Might Not Protect Men's Bones, Study Suggests
Instead, research found boys who consumed more milk had higher risk of hip fractures as adults

11/18/2013

 

Weight Loss Can Combat Irregular Heart Beat, Study Says
Atrial fibrillation is a potentially fatal condition affecting more and more people

11/15/2013

 

Acrylamide: An Unwelcome Part of Your Diet
FDA offers tips on how to avoid too much exposure to the chemical

11/15/2013

 

Your Afternoon Coffee Might Trigger a Bad Night's Sleep
Research suggests that drinking the brew even six hours prior to bedtime upsets slumber

11/15/2013

 

Many People Ignore, Miss Calorie Counts on Fast-Food Menus: Survey
Of 2,000 customers, 40 percent noticed the information and 10 percent used it

11/15/2013

 

Health Tip: Cutting Down on Fat
Be sure to read food labels

11/14/2013

 

Schools Can Set Tone for Healthy Eating
Encouraging students to try nutritious foods worked, study found

11/13/2013

 

New Guidelines May Widen Use of Statins
Recommendations focus on patient risk factors rather than cholesterol numbers, experts say

11/13/2013

 

Health Tip: Cooking With Beans
Soak them to reduce preparation time

11/12/2013

 

Meat Products Could Raise Diabetes Risk: Study
But more research is needed to confirm the findings

11/11/2013

 

Sugary Soda Habit May Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests
People who drank 2 or more a day were more likely to have protein in their urine, a sign of trouble

11/11/2013

 

No Good Data For or Against Taking Vitamins, Experts Say
But half of U.S. adults take at least one supplement, government task force notes

11/8/2013

 

Poor Diet May Spur Inflammation-Related Health Problems
Eating too much sugar and unhealthy fats linked to cancer and early death in study

11/8/2013

 

Steaming Broccoli Preserves Potential Power to Fight Cancer: Study
Researchers found that boiling, microwaving destroyed enzyme needed to release key compound

11/8/2013

 

Non-Celiac Wheat Sensitivity May Be an Allergy
Clinical, laboratory, and histological characteristics of NCWS appear like a food sensitivity

11/8/2013

 

Nutritionists: FDA Trans Fat Ban Good for America's Heart Health
They urge greater use of healthier oils, like canola oil or other vegetable oils, in food-making process

11/8/2013

 

What Happens When a Child With Autism Refuses Most Foods?
Case report suggests vitamin deficiencies, serious health problems can follow

11/7/2013

 

Upping Vegetable Protein Intake May Help People With Kidney Disease
More study needed, but initial findings suggest a benefit, experts say

11/7/2013

 

Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthy Pumpkin Treat
Add it to your favorite foods

11/7/2013

 

FDA to Ban Trans Fats in Foods
The artificial additives are linked to heart trouble, doctors say

11/6/2013

 

Stomach Troubles Common for Kids With Autism, Study Confirms
Digestive distress often accompanied by irritability, social withdrawal

11/6/2013

 

Family Meals May Keep Kids, Parents at Healthy Weight
Study found it's best to eat dinner in kitchen or dining room

11/5/2013

 

Diet Quality in Midlife Associated With Healthy Aging
Odds of healthy aging up with adherence to Alternative Health Eating Index-2010, Alternate Med diet

11/1/2013

 

Fruit, Veggie Intake Has No Impact on Insulin Resistance
No difference in insulin resistance for overweight adults eating one to two, four, seven portions/day

11/1/2013

 

Smaller Belly, Less Deli May Reduce Kidney Disease Risk, Study Finds
Processed foods are usually high in harmful phosphorus additives

10/31/2013

 

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids With Food Allergies
Specialist tells parents how to avoid trick-or-treating hazards

10/25/2013

 

Can't Settle on a Menu Selection? Listen to Your Tablemates
Food choices can be influenced by your dining companions, study suggests

10/24/2013

 

Free Online Games Advertise Non-Nutritious Food to Children
Most snacks, drinks, meals in 'advergames' don't meet nutritional recommendations

10/24/2013

 

Gene Mutation Tied to Higher Obesity Risk in Kids
A type of DNA appears to be linked to bigger appetites, slower metabolism, study found

10/24/2013

 

Gene May Explain Link Between Meat and Colon Cancer Risk
Researchers say finding might help identify people at need for preventive treatment

10/23/2013

 

Health Tip: Avoid Weight Gain at College
Don't skip breakfast

10/22/2013

 

Being Web-Savvy Tied to Better Health in Seniors: Study
Nonusers were less likely to exercise, eat a healthy diet or get colon cancer screening

10/21/2013

 

Health Tip: Make Sure Kids Drink Enough Water
Milk also is a good choice

10/20/2013

 

Healthy Eating Can Help Marathoners Cross Finish Line
Dietitian offers last-minute training tips ahead of the New York Marathon

10/18/2013

 

Ladies, Take 5 Steps to Avoid Osteoporosis
Many women unaware the risk of bone-thinning disease rises after menopause, experts say

10/18/2013

 

California Teens Drinking More Sugary Drinks: Report
Daily consumption of soda, sports and energy drinks contributes to obesity crisis, experts warn

10/17/2013

 

One-Third of U.S. Adults Are Obese, CDC Says
The number hasn't budged for years, agency notes

10/16/2013

 

Shellfish Toxin Spreading to Eastern U.S., Report Says
Warming seas may contribute to growth of this potentially deadly bacteria, experts say

10/16/2013

 

Cinnamon May Help Ease Common Cause of Infertility, Study Says
Spice supplements appeared to improve menstrual cycles in small group of women

10/15/2013

 

How Much Alcohol In Your Drink? Stronger Beverages Make It Tough to Tell
A glass of wine at a restaurant may be 50 percent more potent than you think, experts warn

10/14/2013

 

President Taft's Obesity Struggle Was a Harbinger of Things to Come
All that's different today are the numbers: one-third of Americans now obese

10/14/2013

 

Women in Labor May Be Fine Taking in Nourishment, Study Finds
Those who got protein shake fared no worse than women given ice chips only, researchers say

10/11/2013

 

Tailgating Tips for Food Safety
Expert advice on pre-party food prep, storage and the best items to fill your cooler

10/11/2013

 

Home-Delivered Meals Could Help Some Avoid Nursing Home: Study
Many states could save money by feeding seniors at home rather than paying for residential care

10/11/2013

 

Cafeteria Debit Cards Linked to Less-Healthy School Lunches
Study found kids consume more calories when cash isn't a lunch-line option

10/8/2013

 

Health Tip: Power Up With an Afternoon Snack
Munch on some healthy trail mix

10/7/2013

 

Pro Athletes Peddle Nutrient-Poor Products to Youth
Commercials for athlete-endorsed foods and beverages are most often viewed by teens

10/7/2013

 

Parents' Feeding Choices May Raise Baby's Risk for Celiac Disease
Study links late introduction of gluten, breast-feeding beyond 1 year to development of the digestive disorder

10/7/2013

 

Docs Urged to Treat Unhealthy Habits Before Damage Is Done
Target problems like smoking, poor eating and being overweight, heart association says

10/7/2013

 

Star Athletes Often Endorse Junk Food, Study Says
Sugar-packed 'sports drinks' among products hawked in lucrative ad campaigns

10/4/2013

 

Junk Food Makers Target Kids With Free Online Games, Study Says
Experts call for regulation of 'advergames' while industry says it polices itself

10/4/2013

 

Restaurant Menus Are Not Becoming Healthier
No significant changes in energy and sodium content between 2010 and 2011

10/4/2013

 

Health Tip: Help Prevent Childhood Obesity
Limit TV time, and watch what kids eat

10/2/2013

 

Many Restaurant Chains Not Serving Healthier Fare: Report
Average entree still has same number of calories, only tiny drop in salt content, researchers say

10/1/2013

 

Peanut Butter Intake in Pre-Teens Tied to Breast Health
Daily vegetable protein, fat intake in pre-teens subsequently tied to improved breast health

9/30/2013

 

Shape, Size of Wine Glass May Skew How Much You Pour
Width and location of the glass, color of the wine all seem to matter, researchers say

9/30/2013

 

EASD: Rich Breakfast Improves Glycemic Control in Diabetes
Big breakfast high in protein and fat better than small breakfast

9/27/2013

 

Can Eating Peanut Butter Cut Breast Cancer Risk in Later Life?
Regular consumption in childhood tied to 39 percent lower odds of benign breast disease by age 30

9/26/2013

 

No Cognitive Protective Role Seen for Omega-3 Fatty Acids
No effect on age-associated cognition or rate of cognitive decline in older dementia-free women

9/26/2013

 

Big Breakfast May Be Best for Diabetes Patients
Study found morning meal rich in protein, fat actually curbed hunger, helped control blood sugar levels

9/25/2013

 

Study Questions Fish Oil Brain Claims
Higher levels of omega-3 didn't boost thinking, memory test scores

9/20/2013

 

Eating, Exercises Improve Diet After Pharyngeal Cancer Tx
Following eating, swallowing exercises aids return to regular diet, shortens gastrostomy duration

9/20/2013

 

Carbonation May Help Artificially Sweetened Soda 'Trick' the Brain
Study unclear whether this helps or hinders people trying to lose weight

9/20/2013

 

Health Tip: Opt for Healthier Fast Food
Here's what to order

9/20/2013

 

Health Tip: Eat a Good Breakfast
Make sure you get enough fiber

9/19/2013

 

FDA Airs Plan to Strengthen Rules for Imported Foods
50 percent of fresh fruit and 20 percent of fresh vegetables from abroad, agency says

9/17/2013

 

Office Employees 'Too Tired' to Exercise
And access to unhealthy food in the workplace affects nutrition behaviors

9/17/2013

 

Blueberries, Red Grapes May Boost Body's Immune Function
Compounds in these fruits work alongside vitamin D and specific gene, lab study found

9/16/2013

 

U.S. Teens Begin to Slim Down, Study Suggests
Adolescents are eating healthier, exercising more

9/16/2013

 

U.S. Teens Have Improved Health Behaviors, but BMI Up
Healthier eating habits and increased physical activity seen in adolescents from 2001 to 2009

9/16/2013

 

Cinnamon Cuts Blood Glucose Levels in Diabetes Patients
But no significant effect on glycosylated hemoglobin; dose and duration of therapy are unclear

9/13/2013

 

Farmers' Market Coupons Up Produce Purchases for Poor
Incentive program both improves access and increases purchases of fruits and vegetables

9/13/2013

 

Health Tip: Going Meatless
Follow these suggestions to help you transition

9/12/2013

 

Packing School Lunches With Food Safety in Mind
Expert tips on container care, perishables and sandwich choices

9/12/2013

 

Mediterranean Diet Tied to Less Age-Related Cognitive Decline
Review finds reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease with diet adherence

9/11/2013

 

Nearly 60 Percent of Uterine Cancer Cases Preventable: Report
Women who exercise, maintain healthy weight and drink coffee daily may cut their risk

9/10/2013

 

Commercial Baby Foods Fall Short for Nutrition: Study
Most are too sweet and are advertised for infants who'd be better off with breast milk, experts say

9/9/2013

 

Recycled Wastewater Safe for Crop Irrigation, Study Says
'Reassuringly low' levels of medications, personal care products found in food grown with treated sewage water

9/6/2013

 

FDA: Low Levels of Arsenic in Rice
Agency still studying effects of long-term consumption of the grain

9/5/2013

 

When Football Team Loses, Fans Reach for Junk Food
But 'self-affirmation' can curb emotional eating, study suggests

9/5/2013

 

Mediterranean Diet May Be Good for the Brain
Review looked at effects of eating plenty of olive oil, vegetables, fruit and fish

9/5/2013

 

Lessons Learned From Cantaloupe-Listeria Outbreak
CDC report confirms potential for fresh produce to cause severe foodborne illness

9/5/2013

 

No Link of Mediterranean Diet With Huntington's Onset
Some components of diet such as caloric intake associated with risk

9/5/2013

 

Impulsive Food Purchases Tied to Too Little Sleep, Study Finds
People may buy more food, higher-calorie items when deprived of shuteye

9/2/2013

 

Health Tip: Help Kids Feel Better About Themselves
Encourage a positive body image

8/30/2013

 

Whole Fruits Tied to Lower Diabetes Risk
But fruit juices appeared to raise risk for type 2 disease in long-term study

8/29/2013

 

Fast-Food Ads Aimed at Kids Focus on Toys, Not Food
Almost 70 percent include free toys or other giveaways, study says

8/28/2013

 

Your Gut Bacteria May Predict Your Obesity Risk
Studies also found that high-fiber, low-fat diet can change bacteria makeup for the better

8/27/2013

 

Health Tip: Pack Safe School Lunches
Take steps to prevent foodborne illness

8/27/2013

 

Could Heavy Coffee Drinking Help Men Battle Prostate Cancer?
Study linked lower rates of recurrence, progression to those who consumed 4 or more cups a day

8/26/2013

 

U.S. Schools Show Progress in Healthy Behaviors, CDC Says
Report highlights good news: better nutrition, more physical activity and tobacco bans

8/25/2013

 

Good Nutrition Can Boost School Performance, Expert Says
Start the day with grains, fruit and dairy

8/23/2013

 

Health Tip: Choosing Canned Seafood
Avoid products packed in oil

8/19/2013

 

Fruit-Rich Diet Might Lower Aneurysm Risk
Antioxidants may explain finding from large Swedish study, author says

8/19/2013

 

Eating Fruit May Reduce Risk of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
No link found between eating vegetables and risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm

8/19/2013

 

Plastics Chemicals May Boost Kids' Risk for Obesity, Diabetes
Studies tied phthalates, BPA to insulin resistance, higher body fat

8/16/2013

 

Kindergartners' Soda Intake Linked to Aggression in Study
Nearly half of urban 5-year-olds consume soft drinks every day, their mothers say

8/16/2013

 

Healthy Diet May Reduce Pancreatic Cancer Risk
Findings based on self-rated diet quality in national food frequency survey

8/16/2013

 

Mediterranean Diet May Help Thwart Type 2 Diabetes, Study Finds
Low-carb diets also were associated with reduced risk

8/16/2013

 

Health Tip: Preparing Food With Less Fat
Skim the fat from soups and stews

8/15/2013

 

High-Fat Diets May Spur Overeating, Mouse Study Suggests
Chips are stacked against would-be healthy eaters, expert says

8/15/2013

 

Healthy Eating Might Ward Off Pancreatic Cancer: Study
Researchers found a diet rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains cut risk by 15 percent

8/13/2013

 

Mediterranean Diet May Counter Genetic Risk of Stroke
People who consumed plenty of nuts or olive oil fared better in study

8/13/2013

 

Eating Fish May Be Tied to Lower Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk: Study
Salmon, mackerel contain inflammation-fighting omega-3

8/13/2013

 

Eating Fish Cuts Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Women
Long-term, consistent consumption of fish linked with 29 to 52 percent lower risk

8/13/2013

 

Mediterranean Diet Reduces Stroke Risk in Some People
Counteracts effect of gene variant associated with increased glucose and lipids

8/13/2013

 

Are Truck Drivers on the Road to Ill Health?
Greater demand for speed, efficiency take a toll, researcher finds

8/12/2013

 

Obesity Risk Factors May Vary for Boys, Girls
Playing team sports, even drinking milk affected kids differently in study

8/12/2013

 

Diet Choices May Help Diabetics Stave Off Kidney Disease
Fruit, protein and moderate alcohol intake tied to lower risk of chronic disease in study

8/12/2013

 

Medical Center Farmers Market Aids in Medical Home Goals
Medical center-based farmers market can contribute to patient-centered care

8/9/2013

 

Soda Tax Won't Curb Obesity, Study Contends
Consumers will buy other fattening foods that cost less, researchers say

8/7/2013

 

Cocoa Improves Neurovascular Coupling, Cognition in Elderly
Neurovascular coupling linked to cognition; cocoa beneficial in those with impaired coupling

8/7/2013

 

Food Additive Safety Often Determined by Those With Food Industry Ties: Study
Review finds strong conflict-of-interest issues in the approval process; experts call for changes

8/7/2013

 

Could Hot Cocoa Improve Brainpower in Seniors?
Small early study hints it might help, but author says it's too soon to recommend nightly cup

8/6/2013

 

Health Tip: Frame of Mind Key to Losing Weight
Plan ahead for meals

8/5/2013

 

FDA Standardizes 'Gluten-Free' for Food Labeling
Foods with claims of no gluten, free of gluten, and without gluten must meet definition of gluten-free

8/5/2013

 

Sugary Drinks Tied to Preschoolers' Extra Pounds
Study found those who drank more of them were more likely to be obese at age 5

8/5/2013

 

Lymphoma Risk Varies for Celiac Disease Patients
Blood cancer more common for those with continuing intestinal damage, study found

8/4/2013

 

Healthy Eating, Good Night's Sleep Really Do Help Kids Learn
Experts explain importance of these habits to school success

8/2/2013

 

Could Dietary Tweaks Ease Type 1 Diabetes?
Foods rich in amino and fatty acids may help preserve insulin production, study suggests

8/2/2013

 

FDA Defines 'Gluten-Free' for Food Labels
Rule will benefit millions of Americans with celiac disease

8/1/2013

 

Health Tip: If You're a Vegetarian Athlete
Suggestions to get enough protein and nutrients

7/31/2013

 

Health Tip: Enjoy Dairy With Fewer Calories
Choose low-fat offerings

7/30/2013

 

How Many Extra Calories Add Up to Obesity for Kids?
Study finds overweight children consume more excess calories daily than previously thought

7/30/2013

 

Health Tip: What Should Preschoolers Drink?
Offer water or milk instead of soda or sweetened fruit juice

7/26/2013

 

Skipping Breakfast May Not Lead to Weight Gain After All
Small study found it did not make college students eat more later in the day, contrary to popular belief

7/26/2013

 

Skipping Breakfast Doesn't Result in Energy Compensation
No or small increase in lunch intake resulting in overall reduction in total daily energy intake

7/25/2013

 

Why Some Like It Hot: Personality May Sway Food Choices
Sensation seekers more likely to enjoy spicy tastes, study says

7/24/2013

 

For Seniors, Unhealthy Living May Lead to Disability
Study looked at exercise, smoking, nutrition and other habits

7/23/2013

 

Rituals Like 'Happy Birthday' May Make Cake's Taste
Meaning-laden acts seem to enhance the pleasure people get from food, study finds

7/23/2013

 

Study Sees No Link Between Mercury Exposure, Autistic Behavior
The chemical is often found in fish, prompting many pregnant women to avoid the food

7/22/2013

 

Skipping Breakfast Linked to Heart Disease
Eating late at night also associated with heart disease

7/22/2013

 

Skipping Breakfast a Recipe for Heart Disease, Study Finds
Men who miss morning meal much more likely to suffer heart attack, research shows

7/22/2013

 

Recommended Calorie Intake Info Has No Direct Impact
Calorie benchmarks have no direct effect on food purchases; don't moderate impact of calorie labels

7/19/2013

 

Is a Gluten-Free Diet Right for You?
Candidates include people with celiac disease, gluten sensitivity or those with a wheat allergy

7/19/2013

 

Gluten-Free and Worry-Free in Georgia

7/19/2013

 

Researchers Focus on Eczema-Food Allergy Link
Breakdown in skin barrier that occurs with eczema could play role in food sensitivity, study says

7/19/2013

 

Health Tip: Choose Healthier Chinese Food
Avoid the fried stuff

7/19/2013

 

Lifestyle Factors Linked to Less Aggressive Prostate Cancer
Adherence to lifestyle recommendations reduces risk of aggressive cancer

7/18/2013

 

Calorie Advice on Menus Might Not Help People Eat Better
Customers may resist doing the math with every meal, study author says

7/15/2013

 

Could a Gene Help Make You Obese?
Certain DNA might keep people hungry, study suggests

7/15/2013

 

More U.S. Kids May Be at Risk for High Blood Pressure
Study looked at rise in body fat, waist size and salt intake over 13-year period

7/15/2013

 

Health Tip: Get More Bang for Your Beans
Add them to your favorite recipes

7/12/2013

 

Patients Benefit From Primary Care Wellness Program
Findings independent of whether providers embrace these lifestyle practices personally

7/12/2013

 

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Linked to Risk of Prostate Cancer
High blood levels of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids tied to increased risk of prostate cancer

7/12/2013

 

FDA Proposes New Limit for Arsenic in Apple Juice
Move follows release of studies last fall showing worrisome amounts of the toxin in many brands

7/12/2013

 

Poverty Rate Still High Among U.S. Children: Report
Almost one-quarter live in low-income homes, which experts say affects their health and education

7/12/2013

 

Agricultural Policies Impact Obesity Trends
Public health has largely been absent from agricultural policy discussions

7/10/2013

 

Early Advice on Diet Improves Insulin Sensitivity in Youth
Dietary counseling for parents and child from infancy linked to improved insulin sensitivity

7/10/2013

 

Exercise Up in U.S., But So Is Obesity: Report
Food control is the missing link, experts say

7/10/2013

 

Could Artificial Sweeteners Cause Weight Gain?
Researcher says evidence suggests they may, but industry rep disagrees

7/10/2013

 

Too Much Fish Oil Might Boost Prostate Cancer Risk, Study Says
Often-fatal aggressive disease of particular concern

7/9/2013

 

Soy Won't Prevent Prostate Cancer's Return: Study
But an expert says findings are inconclusive

7/9/2013

 

Solid Food Timing for Babies Tied to Diabetes Risk
Study found ages 4 to 5 months safest for introducing solids to infants at higher risk for type 1 disease

7/8/2013

 

Listeria Outbreak Prompts Cheese Recall
1 person dead, 4 sickened; source seems to be Wisconsin company, CDC says

7/4/2013

 

Sleepy Teens Reach for Fast Foods First
Study found those who slept less than 7 hours a night were also less likely to eat fruits, vegetables

7/4/2013

 

Celiac Disease Shouldn't Keep Family From BBQ Fun: Experts
Making sure gluten-free kids remain that way when away from home is challenging, but doable

7/3/2013

 

Some Farm Workers Harbor Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, Study Finds
Findings raise concerns about U.S. livestock production

7/3/2013

 

Ice Pops Interfered With Hospital Patient's Lab Tests: Report
Food additive might have led to false positive results for fungal infection

7/2/2013

 

Red Meat Intake Prediagnosis Ups Risk of Death in Colorectal Cancer
Intake of red, processed meat before diagnosis tied to increased risk of death from all causes, CVD

7/2/2013

 

Study Ties Red and Processed Meats to Worse Colon Cancer Survival
Patients may be wise to cut down on these foods, experts say

7/1/2013

 

Less Than Half in Pediatric ICU Have Caloric Needs Documented
Registered dieticians document requirements in 95.6 percent of those cases

7/1/2013

 

Can Hi-Tech Avatars Promote Real-Life Weight Loss?
Virtual sessions on portion control and exercise helped women in small pilot study

6/28/2013

 

Marine n-3 PUFA Inversely Linked to Breast Cancer Risk
Fourteen percent reduction in risk for highest versus lowest category of marine n-3 PUFA intake

6/28/2013

 

Fish Habit May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
Researchers found that higher fatty acid intake cut chances of disease by 14 percent

6/28/2013

 

Night Owls May Pack on More Pounds
Study found they ate worst foods late at night, long after sound sleepers had hit the sack

6/27/2013

 

Color of Cutlery Could Change How Food Tastes
Finding might be used as a way to encourage better eating habits, researchers say

6/25/2013

 

Did Extreme Cola Habit Cause Woman's Irregular Heartbeat?
After years of drinking only soda, no water, her potassium levels dropped too low, report says

6/24/2013

 

Health Tip: Getting the Most From Fresh Garden Herbs
Wash them just before using

6/21/2013

 

Mind Over Diet?
Study suggests people's beliefs about causes of obesity influence their eating habits, weight

6/21/2013

 

Gluten Allergy May Play Role in Gastro Woes in Kids With Autism
But finding doesn't prove a gluten-free diet will help kids with the developmental disorder, experts say

6/20/2013

 

James Gandolfini's Death From Heart Trouble at 51 a Sign of the Times
Doctors say more middle-aged Americans suffer cardiac problems, and they're often due to unhealthy lifestyles

6/20/2013

 

Timing Is Everything When Eating Fruits, Vegetables
Study found that when they're eaten and how they're stored can determine their nutritional value

6/20/2013

 

Women Fret More Over Weight Gain in College
Guys seem okay with the extra pounds, study finds

6/18/2013

 

Preschoolers' Eating Habits Tied to CVD Risk Factors
Interventions that target eating behaviors in preschool-aged children may be important

6/18/2013

 

Internet Grocery Service Seems Feasible in Urban Food Deserts
Proteins, fruits, vegetables, caloric nondairy beverages frequently purchased, but not sweets

6/18/2013

 

Health Tip: Cook With Lean Dairy Products
Cut the fat without losing calcium

6/17/2013

 

Health Tip: If You Have Braces
Don't eat too many sugar foods

6/17/2013

 

Skipping Breakfast May Raise Diabetes Risk
Overweight women who ate morning meal had lower blood sugar, better insulin response in small study

6/17/2013

 

Increasing Red Meat Intake Ups Future Risk of T2DM
Increase of 0.5 servings/day linked to 48 percent increased risk in pooled analysis of three cohorts

6/17/2013

 

Red Meat Linked to Increased Diabetes Risk
Large study finds higher consumption increases risk, but experts are at odds with findings

6/14/2013

 

Health Tip: Vary Your Child's School Lunch
Make it appealing and nutritious

6/13/2013

 

Educational Intervention Aids Food-Insecure Diabetes Patients
Findings among low-income patients with diabetes receiving self-management support

6/12/2013

 

Soda Size Limits Could Aid Fight Against Obesity, Experts Say
Ban would mostly affect overweight Americans, and would not discriminate against poor, findings suggest

6/11/2013

 

Skepticism Needed When Buying Foods Labeled 'Healthy': Expert
Products to avoid include veggie chips, muffins and frozen yogurt, dietitian says

6/11/2013

 

Trans Fats Down in Two-Thirds of Food Products, 2007 to 2011
TFA reduction slowed over time; reformulation progress varies by food type, manufacturer

6/11/2013

 

CDC: 87 Now Sickened in Hepatitis A Outbreak Tied to Frozen Berry Mix
All infections traced to product sold at Costco stores, agency says

6/10/2013

 

Tweaking Dietary Fat Mix Might Boost Prostate Cancer Survival
Men who subbed vegetable oils, avocados, nuts for animal fats fared better in study

6/10/2013

 

Junk Food Bans Help Schoolkids Avoid Unhealthy Snacks: Study
But most elementary schools are in districts or states that don't limit sales of fat, sugar, salt to students

6/10/2013

 

Health Tip: If You Use a Food Vending Machine
Look for these healthier choices

6/9/2013

 

Healthy Grilling Tips for Summer Barbecues
Enjoy outdoor cooking while keeping cancer risk to a minimum, expert urges

6/7/2013

 

Even Mild Weight Loss May Lower Diabetes Risk in Obese Teens
Study worked with adolescents and their families to boost activity, healthy eating

6/6/2013

 

61 Now Sickened in Hepatitis A Outbreak Tied to Frozen Berry Mix
CDC says recalled product was sold at Costco, Harris Teeter stores

6/6/2013

 

Your Stroke Risk Can Shrink With 7 Lifestyle Changes
Controlling blood pressure is most important, large U.S. study found

6/5/2013

 

49 Now Sickened in Hepatitis A Outbreak Tied to Frozen Berry Mix
CDC says recalled product was sold at Costco, Harris Teeter stores

6/4/2013

 

Listeria Food Poisoning Hits Elderly, Moms-to-Be Hardest: CDC
Most recent cases linked to soft cheeses, produce

6/4/2013

 

Minorities Harmed Most By Fast-Food Outlets Near School: Study
Effects on weight, exercise seem to be magnified for black, Hispanic teens, research suggests

6/4/2013

 

Health Tip: Pack a Bike-Friendly Snack
Bananas are a good choice

6/3/2013

 

More Proof Healthy Living, Not Smoking Pay Off
Positive lifestyle changes reduced risk of death 80 percent over 8 years, study says

6/3/2013

 

Infant Care May Help Explain Race-Linked Obesity Gap
Black, Hispanic infants in study had solid foods sooner, more sugary drinks, less sleep

6/3/2013

 

Vegetarians May Live Longer
California research finds 12% lower risk of dying for those who don't eat meat

5/31/2013

 

Childhood Abuse Tied to Food Addiction in Women: Study
Tendency to overeat is nearly doubled for those victimized as kids

5/24/2013

 

How Many Calories in Your Fast-Food Meal? Guess Again
Diners underestimated by as much as 500 calories in study

5/24/2013

 

Large Number of Youth Notice Posted Fast Food Calorie Info
Girls and obese youth are more likely to use posted calorie information

5/23/2013

 

Low Prenatal Iodine May Affect Child's Brain Development
Mothers with deficiency had kids with lower IQs and reading ability, researchers say

5/23/2013

 

Too Few Kids Use Fast-Food Calorie Info, Study Finds
Girls and obese children are likelier to take advantage of this knowledge

5/23/2013

 

Mediterranean Diet Preserves Cognition in the Aging Brain
Diet enhanced with extra-virgin olive oil or nuts better than low-fat diet for global cognition

5/23/2013

 

Diet Soda Habit as Bad for Teeth as Meth Addiction, Study Claims
Acid in both can erode teeth over time

5/22/2013

 

Health Tip: Make Healthy Foods Taste Better
Suggestions to spruce up your meals

5/21/2013

 

ATS: Early Parenteral Nutrition Doesn't Reduce Day-60 Death
For critically ill patients, early PN results in fewer days of ventilation, less muscle wasting

5/20/2013

 

Health Tip: Help Children Eat Healthier
Set a good example

5/17/2013

 

Health Tip: Eating Vegetarian
Choose low-fat meat alternatives

5/16/2013

 

Living Near Fast-Food Outlets Might Boost Obesity Risk
Study of black Americans found link between having these restaurants nearby and being overweight

5/15/2013

 

People With High Blood Pressure May Crave Salt
It's important to resist these cravings, study author says

5/15/2013

 

Sugary Sodas, Fruit Punches May Raise Kidney Stone Risk: Study
It's important to stay hydrated, but water may be your best choice, experts say

5/14/2013

 

Health Tip: Bake With Less Sugar
You probably don't need as much as you've been using

5/14/2013

 

Most Americans Should Eat Less Salt: Report
But too little salt may also cause health problems, report authors add

5/13/2013

 

Typical Restaurant Meal Loaded With Fats, Salt, Calories: Studies
Just one meal often provides most of the daily recommended amounts, encouraging obesity

5/13/2013

 

No Change in Sodium Content of Ready Food From '05 to '11
And, meals at sit-down restaurants have nearly a full day's worth of fat, more than a day's sodium

5/13/2013

 

A Little Formula Might Help Breast-Feeding for Some Babies
Early study looked at newborns who were losing weight

5/11/2013

 

Grilling Tips to Cut Colon Cancer Risk
Use less red meat, marinate and precook indoors, nutrition expert advises

5/10/2013

 

'Eating More Protein' Strategy Helps Women Lose Weight
Strategy of eating more protein linked to weight loss over two-year period for middle-aged women

5/10/2013

 

Good Diet Helps People Manage Celiac Disease
Effects of gluten intolerance can be minimized with proper nutrition, expert says

5/10/2013

 

Health Tip: Don't Overcook Veggies
You may lose key nutrients

5/10/2013

 

Yet Another Reason to Avoid Fatty Foods: Fatigue
Daytime drowsiness, alertness influenced by diet, researchers say

5/9/2013

 

Eating Peppers Tied to Lower Parkinson's Risk, Study Finds
Vegetables that contain nicotine may offer some protection, research suggests

5/8/2013

 

n-3 Fatty Acids No Benefit for High-Risk Cardio Patients
No drop in cardiovascular mortality or morbidity for patients without myocardial infarction

5/8/2013

 

Fast Food Hasn't Gotten Much Healthier, Study Says
Researchers analyzed 14 years of menus from familiar U.S. chains

5/7/2013

 

Magnesium-Rich Food May Help Keep Kids' Bones Strong
Higher levels of the mineral tied to greater bone density in study

5/7/2013

 

Health Tip: Monitor Fat in Preschoolers' Diet
Limit consumption of cheese, fruit juice

5/6/2013

 

Can High-Protein, Low-Carb Diet Boost Fertility Treatment?
That's the conclusion of small, early study of women undergoing in vitro fertilization

5/6/2013

 

ACOG: Nutritional Components of Diet Impact Fertility
Protein intake of more than 25 percent linked to increased blastocyst development, pregnancy rate

5/6/2013

 

Hungry Shoppers Pile High-Calorie Foods in Their Carts
Your body shifts to survival mode at the grocery store, expert says

5/6/2013

 

Omega-3s No Help Against Age-Linked Eye Trouble: Study
Adding nutrient to standard antioxidant supplement didn't help ward off macular degeneration

5/3/2013

 

Exercise May Lower Older Women's Risk for Kidney Stones
Study also found that cutting high-calorie foods can help

5/2/2013

 

Health Tip: Avoid Emotional Eating
Meditation and regular exercise are excellent alternatives

5/1/2013

 

Younger Men Biggest Consumers of Added Sugars: CDC
Sweetened food and beverages are source of too many empty calories, experts say

5/1/2013

 

Mediterranean Diet Benefits Heart, Even Without Weight Loss: Study
Healthy eating helped men lower bad cholesterol

5/1/2013

 

Health Tip: Popeye Wasn't Wrong About Spinach
It offers many health benefits

4/29/2013

 

Mediterranean Diet Might Help Stave Off Dementia
Large study showed better retention of mental skills in seniors who had followed it

4/29/2013

 

Mediterranean Diet Adherence Cuts Cognitive Impairment
Lower likelihood of incident cognitive impairment, especially among individuals without diabetes

4/29/2013

 

Child Fruit Consumption Up With Pre-Slicing in Schools
Study also finds that schools serving pre-sliced fruit saw decreases in food waste

4/26/2013

 

Health Tip: Enjoy More Herbs and Seasonings
And spice up your culinary fare

4/26/2013

 

EB: Displaying Exercise Needed to Burn Food Calories Effective
Displaying amount of exercise needed to burn off menu items shows benefits over just listing calories

4/25/2013

 

Most Americans Oppose Soda, Candy Taxes
They say it's not government's role to try to influence what people eat, drink, Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll finds

4/25/2013

 

12 Ounces of Sugary Soda a Day Raises Diabetes Risk: Study
European researchers found odds rose by up to 22 percent at this level of consumption

4/25/2013

 

Health Tip: Pack Healthier Tailgating Snacks
They don't have to be loaded with fat

4/24/2013

 

'Gut Reaction' May Predict Cardiovascular Risk
Higher levels of stomach substance called TMAO linked to heart attack, stroke, study suggests

4/23/2013

 

Knowing Time Needed to Walk Off Calories May Curb Appetite
But menus that list calories alone don't change people's ordering or eating habits, study finds

4/22/2013

 

Tackling Diet, Exercise Together Produces Best Results: Study
If you have to choose one at a time, hit the gym first, researchers add

4/22/2013

 

'Clean Your Plate' Orders From Parents May Backfire for Kids
'Controlling' food behavior messages are counterproductive, study finds

4/22/2013

 

TEDMED: Get the Joy Back Into Health and Wellness
Surgeon General talks about importance of bringing joy back into movement and medicine

4/19/2013

 

Gorging at the Buffet Table? Tactics May Help You Eat Less
Study reveals how people stay in control when faced with endless portions, many choices

4/19/2013

 

Community Gardening May Reap Body Weight Benefit
Study found less overweight in people who tend a plot

4/18/2013

 

Health Tip: Some Fats Are Healthier
Here's how they can help

4/17/2013

 

'Western' Diet Not the Way to Age Well
British study says fried foods and red meat lead to premature aging, illness

4/12/2013

 

Decisions, Decisions: Work Out or Fix a Meal?
Study finds Americans sacrifice exercise time for food-prep time

4/11/2013

 

Chocolate a Death Risk for Rover
Threat comes from substance called theobromine that's similar to caffeine, FDA warns

4/10/2013

 

Gulp! Study Suggests Super-Size Soda Ban Could Fizzle
But the research didn't involve actual consumers or beverages

4/10/2013

 

Health Tip: Keep Food Cravings at Bay at the Office
Suggestions to keep you on track with healthy eating

4/9/2013

 

Could Coffee Bean Extract Help Control Blood Sugar?
Small study suggests supplement might help, but diabetes expert is skeptical

4/9/2013

 

Better School Lunches May Lead to Slimmer Students
Obesity less likely when kids had discounted or free meals with higher nutritional value, study finds

4/8/2013

 

Kids Given Big Plates Help Themselves to More Food
Plate size and self-serving increased first-graders' food intake, researchers found

4/8/2013

 

Delayed Allergy Reactions Seen With Pediatric Meat Consumption
Evidence of IgE-specific delayed allergic reactions due to mammalian meat product consumption in kids

4/8/2013

 

Compound in Red Meat, Energy Drinks May Have Heart Disease Link
Gut bacteria break down carnitine into another substance that damages blood vessels, study finds

4/8/2013

 

Frequent Eating in Kids Tied to Less Weight Gain
But this won't hold true with unhealthy foods, expert warns

4/8/2013

 

Mercury Exposure Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk
Researchers suggest selecting seafood known to have lower levels of the metal

4/8/2013

 

Tapeworm-Linked Seizures May Be Rising in U.S., Doctors Say
Neurologists issue guidelines for treatment

4/8/2013

 

Health Tip: How to Safely Store Eggs
And suggestions for choosing the best ones

4/5/2013

 

Less Salt, More Potassium = Millions of Lives Saved
Modest dietary changes would reduce risk of stroke, heart disease, studies confirm

4/4/2013

 

Health Tip: Keep Kidney Stones Away
Suggestions to prevent future stones

4/3/2013

 

Health Tip: Slumping Iron?
Learn the warning signs of iron deficiency anemia

4/3/2013

 

Lifestyle Might Curb Loss of Height That Comes With Age
Education, urban living helped keep older adults walking tall, Chinese data shows

4/2/2013

 

Competitive Cash-for-Weight-Loss Plans Work Best: Study
But individual incentives also do well when companies pay to help employees keep pounds off

4/1/2013

 

Health Tip: Tackling Family Dinners
Create a week's menu in advance

4/1/2013

 

Many U.S. Teens Have Poor Health Habits
Bad diet, lack of exercise raise odds for later heart disease, experts warn

4/1/2013

 

Eat Fish, Live Longer?
Study finds link between blood levels of omega-3s and longevity

3/31/2013

 

Kids of Better-Educated Parents Have Healthier Diets: Study
European research compared nutritional choices such as fruits and veggies, sugary drinks

3/29/2013

 

Health Tip: Dieticians Can Help Diabetics
To balance activity and food

3/28/2013

 

More Dietary Fiber Might Help Thwart Stroke: Study
Simple measures include adding fruits, veggies to your diet, experts say

3/28/2013

 

Study Shines Light on Harmless Bacteria on Fruits, Veggies
Farming methods and plant species play role in what germs cling to the surface of your produce

3/28/2013

 

Cutting Out Mealtime Distractions May Help Manage Weight
Slowing down, focusing on food could keep you from overeating later, study contends

3/27/2013

 

Vitamin D Important During Pregnancy, Study Suggests
Too little may raise risk for complications, researchers find

3/27/2013

 

Health Tip: Get More Iron
Try these meal and snacks

3/26/2013

 

Tofu-Rich Diet May Help Women With Lung Cancer Live Longer
Chinese study found eating high amounts before diagnosis boosted survival rates

3/25/2013

 

Many Mothers Introducing Solid Foods to Infants Too Early
About 40 percent ignore guidelines, especially with babies who are being formula-fed

3/25/2013

 

Attentive Eating Influences Food Intake
This take on weight loss and maintenance may eliminate need for conscious calorie counting

3/25/2013

 

Health Tip: Savor a Healthier Sandwich
Include more nutritious foods and less fat

3/25/2013

 

Four in 10 Babies Given Solid Foods Too Early, Study Finds
Hunger, inability to sleep through the night often cited as reasons

3/22/2013

 

Health Tip: Lower Cholesterol
Avoid animal fats

3/22/2013

 

Picky Eating in Youngsters Might Be Largely Caused by Genes
But study author says parents can still encourage children to try new foods

3/21/2013

 

Most of World's Adults Consume Too Much Salt, Study Finds
Majority taking in double the recommended amount, increasing their health risks

3/21/2013

 

Excess Salt a Factor in 2.3 Million Deaths Annually Worldwide
Study finds overconsumption may have contributed to 15 percent of heart-related fatalities in 2010

3/21/2013

 

Ready-to-Eat Foods for Toddlers Often Too Salty: Study
Parents urged to balance convenience with healthier meals, snacks

3/21/2013

 

Energy Drinks Linked to Changes in Heart Rhythm
But more research is needed on the caffeine-laden beverages, review says

3/21/2013

 

Mental Illness May Not Impede Healthy Weight Loss, Study Says
Overweight patients on a 'lifestyle changes' program improved exercise, nutrition, shed more pounds

3/20/2013

 

AHA: Burden of Sugary Drink-Related Deaths Quantified
2010 Global Burden of Diseases Study finds over 180,000 deaths tied to sugar-sweetened beverages

3/19/2013

 

Sugary Drinks Tied to 25,000 U.S. Deaths a Year
Study estimated beverages' role in worldwide obesity and heart disease, diabetes, some cancers

3/19/2013

 

Switch to Skim Milk Won't Prevent Toddler's Obesity: Study
Surprise finding runs counter to standard recommendations from doctors' groups

3/19/2013

 

Skim Milk Does Not Prevent Obesity in Young Children
Its consumption at ages 2 and 4 is actually associated with increased risk of overweight

3/18/2013

 

Consumers View Foods With Green Labeling as Healthier: Study
Those more focused on good nutrition were most swayed, researchers say

3/15/2013

 

High-Fat Dairy Linked to All-Cause, Breast Cancer Mortality
No relationship between low-fat dairy consumption and mortality or cancer recurrence

3/14/2013

 

High-Fat Dairy Foods Linked to Worse Survival After Breast Cancer
Connection may come from hormones found in animal fat, researcher suggests

3/12/2013

 

Sweet Drinks Tied to Higher Calorie Consumption in Kids
And sugary beverages go hand-in-hand with fatty foods, like pizza and fries, study finds

3/11/2013

 

Full Pantry Plus Too Little Sleep Is Recipe for Weight Gain
More nighttime snacking seen in small study of young adults

3/11/2013

 

Processed Meat Consumption Linked to Higher Mortality Risk
Findings related to cardiovascular diseases, cancer, other causes of death

3/10/2013

 

Tips on Coping With Daylight Saving Time
Tweaking sleeping, eating, drinking and online habits all can help, experts advise

3/8/2013

 

You Can Help Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk: Expert
Preventive measures include screening, food choices and moderate exercise

3/7/2013

 

Processed Meat May Play a Part in Early Death: Study
It found those who ate the most increased their risk of dying prematurely by 44 percent

3/6/2013

 

Salty Diet Might Help Trigger MS, Rheumatoid Arthritis
Studies found it activated cells in the immune system, resulting in form of MS in rodents

3/6/2013

 

Improving Eating Habits Cuts Depression in Dementia
Spaced retrieval and Montessori-based activities improve dementia patients' eating habits, BMI

3/4/2013

 

Heart-Healthy Habits in Childhood May Prevent Future Disease
Keys are better food choices, more physical activity and no secondhand smoke, doctor says

3/2/2013

 

High-Fiber Diet Helps Heart Too, Expert Says
Learn to read food labels closely, he advises

3/1/2013

 

1 in 8 Adults May Have Sensitive Teeth
Survey of U.S. dentists finds rates highest among young adults, women

2/28/2013

 

Eating Out Can Hurt Heart Health, Expert Warns
One tip for restaurant-goers: avoid menu items that are fried, battered, creamy or cheesy

2/28/2013

 

Review: Growing Body of Evidence Linking Diet to Acne
Most convincing evidence for high glycemic load diets; frequent milk, dairy intake also tied to acne

2/28/2013

 

Health Tip: Watch Your Cholesterol When Dining Out
Use these tips to stick to healthy meals

2/27/2013

 

Health Tip: Choose Low-Sodium Foods
Even convenience fare includes healthier options

2/27/2013

 

Sibling's Death May Boost Your Own Risk of Dying From Heart Attack: Study
Stress, unhealthy coping methods can follow after losing a brother or sister

2/27/2013

 

Foods Might Serve Up High Levels of Chemicals Found in Plastics
Manufacturing process might introduce hormone-disrupting chemicals into dairy products, spices, researcher says

2/27/2013

 

Countries With More Sugar in Food Supply Have More Diabetes
Global study strengthens tie between sweeteners and type 2 disease, experts say

2/26/2013

 

Iron-Rich Diet Might Ease PMS Misery
Plant-based foods with iron, zinc may help stave off monthly symptoms, study found

2/26/2013

 

Lack of Sleep May Lead to Junk-Food Bingeing
Young men in small study ate more when sleep-deprived

2/26/2013

 

Health Tip: Serve Up a Healthy After-School Snack
Try these no-cook options

2/26/2013

 

Another Study Says Mediterranean Diet Good for the Heart
It beat a low-fat eating plan in helping high-risk people avoid cardiovascular problems

2/25/2013

 

Food Allergies Tied to Impaired Growth in Kids
Early study suggests that avoiding allergy triggers might be a factor

2/22/2013

 

Fast Food Accounts for >11 Percent of Daily Calories in U.S.
Non-Hispanic black adults, obese consume higher percentage of calories from fast food

2/22/2013

 

'Smarter Lunchroom' May Lead to Healthier Choices
Attractive positioning of fruits and veggies influences what kids eat, researchers find

2/22/2013

 

Hands-On Cooking Education Aids Docs' Nutrition Knowledge
After educational workshop physicians felt better able to give patients nutrition advice too

2/21/2013

 

Fast Food Makes Up 11 Percent of Calories in U.S. Diet: CDC
But, that's a drop from 2003-2006, researchers note

2/21/2013

 

CDC: Children's Caloric Intake Decreased in Last Decade
Protein intake up, carbohydrate intake down; saturated fat above recommended 10 percent

2/20/2013

 

High-Antioxidant Diet May Not Prevent Stroke, Dementia, Study Finds
Instead, the type of antioxidant-rich food you eat might be key, experts say

2/20/2013

 

Antioxidant Capacity of Diet Not Tied to Dementia, Stroke Risk
In older adults, total antioxidant capacity of diet not linked to dementia, stroke, brain tissue volume

2/19/2013

 

Human Teeth Healthier in the Stone Age Than Today: Study
Food manufacturing progress altered oral bacteria, leading to chronic problems, researchers say

2/19/2013

 

Early Exposure to Gluten May Help Babies Avoid Celiac Risk: Study
Swedish experts say introducing grain-based foods at 4 months, while still breast-feeding, may cut risk

2/19/2013

 

Too Much Coffee in Pregnancy Tied to Smaller, Later Newborns, Study Says
Pregnant women should limit the amount of caffeine they take in, experts state

2/13/2013

 

FDA Should Work to Cut Sugar Levels in Sodas, Experts Say
Petition by leading consumer advocate group and academics urges artificial sweeteners be used instead

2/13/2013

 

Consumer Advocates Urge FDA to Set Sugar Limits for Soda
Experts concerned that soft drinks are unsafe for regular human consumption

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