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  • 5 Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain
    (15-Dec-2017)

  • Health Tip: Give Your Dog Safe Treats
    (15-Dec-2017)

  • Spoon-Feeding Not Necessarily Safer for Infants
    (15-Dec-2017)

  • Think Little Kids Are Safe From Food Ads? Think Again
    (15-Dec-2017)

  • Too Much Takeout Food Threatens Kids' Health
    (15-Dec-2017)

  • Live Close to a Gym? You're Probably a Bit Trimmer
    (15-Dec-2017)

  • Could a Hot Cup of Tea Preserve Your Vision?
    (15-Dec-2017)

  • Health Tip: Practice Mindful Eating
    (14-Dec-2017)

  • Family Meals Serve Up Better Behaved Kids
    (14-Dec-2017)

  • Some Great Holiday Foods for Weight Loss
    (13-Dec-2017)

  • Ted Koppel's Fight to Make COPD Headline News
    (07-Dec-2017)

  • Healthy Living May Ease Some MS Symptoms
    (06-Dec-2017)

  • Diet May Help Fight Epilepsy When Meds Fail
    (05-Dec-2017)

  • Could Your Coffee Habit Lengthen Your Life?
    (30-Nov-2017)

  • Health Tip: Choose Healthier Snacks
    (29-Nov-2017)

  • Bone Treats a Dangerous Stocking Stuffer for Dogs
    (29-Nov-2017)

  • How Fast-Food Cues Can Lead You to Overeat
    (28-Nov-2017)

  • A Pantry Makeover for a Healthier Diet
    (27-Nov-2017)

  • A Pantry Makeover for a Healthier Diet
    (27-Nov-2017)

  • How to Safely Navigate Diabetes and Thanksgiving
    (23-Nov-2017)

  • Thanksgiving Overeating Could Spell Kidney Problems
    (23-Nov-2017)

  • Spread Joy, Not Foodborne Illness, for Thanksgiving
    (22-Nov-2017)

  • Easy Ways to Keep Holiday Eating in Check
    (22-Nov-2017)

  • It's the Latest Diet Craze, But Is It Safe?
    (22-Nov-2017)

  • 5 Tasty Diet Desserts
    (17-Nov-2017)

  • CDC Wants America to Eat Its Fruits & Veggies
    (16-Nov-2017)

  • Try This Diet to Lower Your Risk of Heart Failure
    (14-Nov-2017)

  • America's Love Affair With Sugary Sodas Is Fading
    (14-Nov-2017)

  • Lunchtime H2O May Be Key to Curbing Kids' Obesity
    (13-Nov-2017)

  • Want to Prevent Heart Disease? Go Nuts!
    (13-Nov-2017)

  • Holiday Parties Minus the Calorie Crunch
    (13-Nov-2017)

  • Take Heart, Coffee Lovers! Morning Joe May Help Your Ticker
    (13-Nov-2017)

  • Does Your Pet Have a Weight Problem? Here's How to Tell
    (10-Nov-2017)

  • Menus With Calorie Counts Seem to Be Paying Off
    (09-Nov-2017)

  • Low-Fat Diet, Low-Carb Diet -- or 'Low Both'?
    (09-Nov-2017)

  • Menus With Calorie Counts Seem to Be Paying Off
    (09-Nov-2017)

  • Low-Fat Diet May Cut Pancreatic Cancer Risk for Overweight Older Women
    (09-Nov-2017)

  • 5 Smart Alternatives to Processed Foods
    (08-Nov-2017)

  • Health Tip: Choosing Smarter Foods
    (08-Nov-2017)

  • These Foods May Help Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain
    (08-Nov-2017)

  • 5 Smart Alternatives to Processed Foods
    (08-Nov-2017)

  • 5 Diet Minefields to Avoid
    (06-Nov-2017)

  • TV Ads Still Push Unhealthy Foods at Kids
    (06-Nov-2017)

  • 'Good Ole Days' Were Better for Kids' Health, Adults Say
    (06-Nov-2017)

  • Eat Well, Age Well
    (05-Nov-2017)

  • What Food Gets People's Attention? Junk Food, by Far
    (03-Nov-2017)

  • Call a Snack a Meal, and You're Less Apt to Overeat
    (03-Nov-2017)

  • Coffee May Be Kind to Your Kidneys
    (03-Nov-2017)

  • Fiber-Rich Diet Boosts Survival From Colon Cancer
    (02-Nov-2017)

  • Can You Trust the Labels on Your Supplements?
    (02-Nov-2017)

  • 5 Ways to Eat More Veggies
    (01-Nov-2017)

  • Health Tip: Eating Healthier as You Age
    (01-Nov-2017)
    Make sure your diet is age-appropriate

  • Want to Avoid Salt? Turn Up the Spice
    (31-Oct-2017)

  • Where Do Grains Fit in Your Diet?
    (30-Oct-2017)

  • High-Pesticide Produce Not the Best Recipe for Fertility
    (30-Oct-2017)

  • Don't OD on Black Licorice This Halloween, FDA Warns
    (30-Oct-2017)

  • Kids' Food Allergies, Especially to Peanuts, Are on the Rise
    (27-Oct-2017)

  • Do You Really Need to Eat Breakfast?
    (26-Oct-2017)

  • The 411 on High Triglycerides
    (25-Oct-2017)
    Don't let your levels turn into a 911 situation

  • Californians Tainted by 'Roundup' Herbicide Chemical
    (24-Oct-2017)
    Levels in urine increasing, but health effects remain unclear

  • 100-Calorie Snack Suggestions
    (23-Oct-2017)
    Great choices to quell a craving

  • Gung Ho for Green Tea
    (19-Oct-2017)
    Fun alternatives may also pour on the health benefits

  • Health Tip: Best Grains And Starchy Veggies for Diabetics
    (18-Oct-2017)
    What the American Diabetes Association suggests

  • How Foods Labeled 'Healthy' Can Still Make You Fat
    (18-Oct-2017)
    Those that contain high amounts of sugar trigger snacking later, study finds

  • Go Fish!
    (17-Oct-2017)
    Ways to get more seafood into your diet

  • Health Tip: 5 Suggestions to Promote Healthy Aging
    (17-Oct-2017)
    And see long-term results

  • Go Fish!
    (17-Oct-2017)
    Ways to get more seafood into your diet

  • Happier Mealtimes, Healthier Eating for Kids
    (12-Oct-2017)
    A positive atmosphere prompts preschoolers to eat more fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods

  • High-Fat Diets Could Pose Danger to Young MS Patients
    (10-Oct-2017)
    These regimens raised the risk for disease relapse, study found

  • Did Your Urinary Infection Come From a Chicken Coop?
    (09-Oct-2017)
    Poultry samples with bacteria were found to have same genetic fingerprints as some infected patients' urine

  • Too Much Sugar Can Harm Livers of Even Healthy Men
    (06-Oct-2017)
    Study found an unhealthy buildup of fat in the vital organ when men switched to high-sugar diet

  • Health Tip: Myths Debunked About Dietary Supplements
    (06-Oct-2017)
    According to the American Cancer Society

  • Too Little of This Vitamin Could Harm Young Hearts
    (04-Oct-2017)
    Leafy green veggies are a good source of the vital nutrient

  • Could Skipping Breakfast Feed Heart Disease?
    (02-Oct-2017)
    Forgoing morning meal may reduce cardiac health and boost odds for diabetes, study suggests

  • Tasty Ways to Get More Fiber
    (29-Sep-2017)
    It's good for you and your taste buds will thank you

  • Is Gluten-Free Such a Good Idea?
    (29-Sep-2017)
    Avoiding grains could deny many people important nutrients, doctors say

  • Tasty Ways to Get More Fiber
    (29-Sep-2017)
    It's good for you and your taste buds will thank you

  • The Cold Truth About Cold Cuts
    (28-Sep-2017)
    Don't sacrifice health for convenience, experts say

  • Food Stamp Benefits May Lower Health Care Costs
    (25-Sep-2017)
    U.S. program linked to medical savings of $1,400 per year for participants, study suggests

  • Survey: 9 of 10 Americans Take Cancer Prevention Steps
    (22-Sep-2017)

  • High, Low Levels of Magnesium Linked to Dementia Risk
    (20-Sep-2017)
    But study didn't prove a cause-and-effect relationship

  • High, Low Levels of Magnesium Linked to Dementia Risk
    (20-Sep-2017)
    But study didn't prove a cause-and-effect relationship

  • Restaurant Rules for Weight Loss
    (19-Sep-2017)
    How to indulge at these diet danger zones

  • Cancer Treatment Can Affect Your Food Preferences
    (19-Sep-2017)
    Metallic tastes can appear for many patients on chemo

  • Heath Tip: Dining Out If You Have Diabetes
    (15-Sep-2017)
    Ways to avoid complications

  • Increasing Salt Intake Tied to Diabetes Risk
    (15-Sep-2017)
    Odds of both type 2 and latent autoimmune diabetes rose when adults consumed more salt, study shows

  • Smoking, Poor Diet Lead Global Death Causes
    (15-Sep-2017)
    But disease study of 195 areas also finds some hopeful signs with many people living longer

  • Which Single Behavior Best Prevents High Blood Pressure?
    (15-Sep-2017)
    One critical trait emerged when researchers reviewed smoking and drinking habits, weight, diet and exercise

  • Could Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Diabetes Risk?
    (14-Sep-2017)
    Small study suggests these products might somehow inhibit blood sugar control

  • Lifestyle Tips for Better Diabetes Control
    (13-Sep-2017)
    Exercise and diet are two great places to start

  • Brown-Bagging It? Think Outside the Box
    (09-Sep-2017)
    Dietitian shares tips for tasty, affordable lunches

  • The Best Way to Diagnose a Food Allergy
    (08-Sep-2017)
    Oral food challenges are safe and rarely result in a serious reaction, researchers say

  • Could Folic Acid Fight a Cause of Autism?
    (08-Sep-2017)
    Prenatal supplements may help reduce harms of pesticide exposure, study suggests

  • Could Folic Acid Fight a Cause of Autism?
    (08-Sep-2017)
    Prenatal supplements may help reduce harms of pesticide exposure, study suggests

  • Statins Help Healthy People Lower Their 'Bad' Cholesterol
    (07-Sep-2017)
    Study found taking them lowered risk of heart disease, death in those with high LDL levels

  • You're Only as Full as You Expect to Be
    (07-Sep-2017)
    People who ate the same amount of food were hungrier if they thought they got less food

  • Get Your Kids to Eat Smart at School
    (07-Sep-2017)
    Helping youngsters make the right food choices

  • Health Tip: Fuel Your Child With a Good Breakfast
    (07-Sep-2017)
    What to include and exclude

  • Remember This: A Healthy Body Keeps the Mind Sharp, Too
    (07-Sep-2017)
    Major heart health groups say exercise, good diet can help you maintain memory as you age

  • You're Only as Full as You Expect to Be
    (07-Sep-2017)
    People who ate the same amount of food were hungrier if they thought they got less food

  • Here's the Recipe to Keep Colon Cancer at Bay
    (07-Sep-2017)
    Increase whole grains and exercise, limit booze and processed meats: report

  • Acid Reflux? Try Going Vegetarian
    (07-Sep-2017)
    Study hints that change in eating habits may be as effective as medications

  • Get Your Kids to Eat Smart at School
    (07-Sep-2017)
    Helping youngsters make the right food choices

  • Researchers Find Genes Linked to Preterm Birth
    (06-Sep-2017)
    They also found that low selenium may play a role in early delivery, but these findings need to be replicated

  • Get the Veggies, Skip the Starch
    (04-Sep-2017)
    Tasty swaps for standard potatoes

  • Health Tip: Diet and Activity May Help Prevent Cancer
    (04-Sep-2017)
    Here's what you can do

  • Health Tip: Avoid These Beverages to Fight Insomnia
    (04-Sep-2017)
    Prevent sleep problems while traveling

  • Get the Veggies, Skip the Starch
    (04-Sep-2017)
    Tasty swaps for standard potatoes

  • Brain Scans Offer Clues to Why Some Teens Pile on Pounds
    (31-Aug-2017)
    Imaging showed less activity in the areas responsible for reining in impulses

  • Eating Feeds 'Feel Good' Hormones in the Brain
    (31-Aug-2017)
    Overstimulation of this system could play a role in obesity, researchers say

  • U.S. Obesity Rate Holding Steady, but Still High
    (31-Aug-2017)
    In 25 states adult rates exceeded 30 percent this year, report notes

  • Health Tip: Avoid Juice Before Age 1
    (30-Aug-2017)
    Offer fresh fruit as a healthier choice

  • Diet Study Suggests It's Carbs, Not Fats, That Are Bad for You
    (29-Aug-2017)
    But don't give up on fruits, vegetables and legumes -- they're still good for you

  • The Benefits of a Weekly Diet Plan
    (28-Aug-2017)
    Mapping out meals keeps you on the weight-loss track

  • Cookies, Apples or Yogurt? Not Always a Simple Choice for Kids
    (25-Aug-2017)
    Snack preferences drive buying decisions, but brands and allowance also play a part, researchers say

  • Are Her Chocolate Cravings a Product of the Culture?
    (25-Aug-2017)
    These premenstrual urges seem far more common among U.S. women than others, study suggests

  • Human Gut Germs Dictated by Diet
    (24-Aug-2017)
    Lifestyle advances over thousands of years may have altered people's microbial makeup, study suggests

  • Supplement May Help Against Vision-Robbing Disease in Seniors
    (24-Aug-2017)
    But no large studies prove the inexpensive pill slows age-related macular degeneration, eye expert says

  • Cutting Carbs and Calories at Lunch
    (23-Aug-2017)
    Smart ways to rethink your brown bag

  • New Cholesterol Drugs Vastly Overpriced, Study Contends
    (22-Aug-2017)
    But drug maker, heart experts question methodology of analysis

  • Could Common Vitamin Supplements Raise Lung Cancer Risk?
    (22-Aug-2017)
    Increased odds only seemed to affect men or male smokers, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Prevent Dehydration
    (21-Aug-2017)
    How to avoid a summer threat

  • 4 Ways to Jazz Up Your Salad
    (17-Aug-2017)
    Simple steps to rethink this diet mainstay

  • Young Breakfast Skippers Lack Vital Nutrients
    (17-Aug-2017)
    Calcium, iron and folate may be shortchanged when morning meal is missed

  • High-Cal Foods May Raise Cancer Risk in Women, Even Without Weight Gain
    (17-Aug-2017)
    Plant-based diet could help avoid malignancies, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Food for Fido
    (16-Aug-2017)
    What dogs shouldn't eat

  • Health Tip: The Facts About Fat
    (15-Aug-2017)
    The good, the bad and the ugly

  • An Expert's Guide to Preventing Food Poisoning
    (12-Aug-2017)
    Start by washing your hands and then prepare food carefully, emergency room doctor advises

  • Artificial Sweeteners Trick the Brain: Study
    (10-Aug-2017)
    Sugary taste can cause a heightened metabolic response, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Fueling Your Body With Protein
    (04-Aug-2017)
    Here's what you need

  • Can Breast Milk Feed a Love of Vegetables?
    (04-Aug-2017)
    Think of it as an early stealth strategy in the war against picky eating, researchers say

  • Protein at All 3 Meals May Help Preserve Seniors' Strength
    (04-Aug-2017)
    Staves off muscle decline, Canadian researchers suggest

  • Picky Eater? It Might Just Be Your Child's Personality
    (04-Aug-2017)
    Temperament determines which kids will resist new foods, study suggests

  • Asthma Drug May Help Kidney Patients Regain Sense of Smell
    (03-Aug-2017)
    Problem is common in chronic kidney disease and can lead to malnutrition and other health issues

  • Less Than Half of U.S. Stroke Patients Get Rx for Statins
    (02-Aug-2017)
    Country-wide comparison finds geography, age and gender affect who gets cholesterol-lowering meds

  • Stopping Statins After Stroke May Raise Risk of Another
    (02-Aug-2017)
    Large study serves as warning for stroke survivors who are prescribed cholesterol-lowering meds

  • Rich, Well-Educated Get Bigger Bang for Buck From Mediterranean Diet
    (01-Aug-2017)
    Researchers suspect food quality may account for the difference

  • Are You Eating for the Wrong Reasons?
    (28-Jul-2017)
    Getting over an overeating habit

  • Could a Little Alcohol Lower Your Diabetes Risk?
    (28-Jul-2017)
    Daily drink or two may provide a bit of protection, study suggests, but one expert skeptical

  • Health Tip: Choosing Healthier Frozen Foods
    (27-Jul-2017)
    Shop smarter

  • 'Diet Foods' to Skip
    (25-Jul-2017)
    Lighten up on these substitutes

  • U.S. Kids Overdosing on Dietary Supplements
    (25-Jul-2017)
    Children under age 6 most often affected, study finds

  • Does Your Child Really Have a Food Allergy?
    (24-Jul-2017)
    Food sensitivity and intolerance may be mistaken for allergic reaction, even by doctors

  • A Reminder That Meds and Grapefruit Don't Always Mix
    (23-Jul-2017)
    Could be a dangerous combination, depending on the drug

  • The Scoop on Avoiding 'Brain Freeze'
    (22-Jul-2017)
    Pain occurs when cold food touches the back of the palate, neurologist says

  • Here's Why a Soda With That Burger Is Especially Fattening
    (21-Jul-2017)
    High-sugar drinks combined with protein triggers extra fat storage by body, study finds

  • Good Diet, Exercise While Pregnant Could Cut C-section Risk
    (20-Jul-2017)
    These healthy habits also lower odds for other obstetric complications, study shows

  • Resisting the Seduction of a Buffet
    (19-Jul-2017)
    Tricks to keep from overindulging

  • A Healthy Diet May Help Ward Off Dementia
    (17-Jul-2017)
    New studies suggest that, yes, eating right could boost your brain function

  • A Healthy Diet May Help Ward Off Dementia
    (17-Jul-2017)
    New studies suggest that, yes, eating right could boost your brain function

  • Teens Keep Building Bone After They Stop Growing: Study
    (17-Jul-2017)
    10 percent of bone mass accumulates after teens reach their adult height, making healthy habits a must

  • A Healthy Diet May Help Ward Off Dementia
    (17-Jul-2017)
    New studies suggest that, yes, eating right could boost your brain function

  • Could Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Odds for Obesity?
    (17-Jul-2017)
    Products won't lead to significant weight loss and are even tied to weight gain, research review finds

  • Not All Plant Foods Are Equal
    (17-Jul-2017)
    Analysis found that only healthy fruits, vegetables and grains guarded against heart disease

  • Sound Sleep May Help You Junk the Junk Food
    (14-Jul-2017)
    Well-rested workers less likely to overeat after a stressful day, study finds

  • Health Tip: Getting Toddlers to Try New Foods
    (13-Jul-2017)
    If at first you don't succeed, try again

  • Better Diet, Longer Life?
    (12-Jul-2017)
    A large study suggests you're never too old to benefit from a commitment to eating healthier

  • Weighing Portions Adds Up to Weight Loss
    (12-Jul-2017)
    Put an end to guesstimating calories with simple tools

  • Better Diet, Longer Life?
    (12-Jul-2017)
    A large study suggests you're never too old to benefit from a commitment to eating healthier

  • Docs Should Counsel Even Healthy People on Diet, Exercise, Experts Say
    (11-Jul-2017)
    Influential panel urges doctors to talk to low-risk adults about lifestyle

  • Reset Your Taste Buds for Less Sugar
    (10-Jul-2017)
    Artificial sweeteners aren't the answer

  • Sugary Drinks in Pregnancy Tied to Heavier Kids Later
    (10-Jul-2017)
    2 or more sweet drinks a day in second trimester linked to an extra 2 pounds in 8-year-olds

  • Daily Jolt of Java May Bring Longer Life
    (10-Jul-2017)
    Two large studies boost potential benefits of coffee, and one looked at consumption in all races

  • Reset Your Taste Buds for Less Sugar
    (10-Jul-2017)
    Artificial sweeteners aren't the answer

  • Health Tip: Enjoy a Vegetarian Meal
    (07-Jul-2017)
    Animal products don't have to be on the menu

  • Could a Sweet Tooth in Pregnancy Spur Allergies in Kids?
    (06-Jul-2017)
    As maternal sugar intake rose, so did allergies and asthma in kids by age 7, study found

  • Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports
    (06-Jul-2017)
    Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'

  • Why Chopping Onions Makes You Cry
    (05-Jul-2017)
    Eye doctor explains how they release a noxious gas when cut

  • 7 Ways to Cut 50 Calories Every Day
    (04-Jul-2017)
    Small adjustments can add up to diet success

  • Health Tip: Are My Toddler's Eating Habits Normal?
    (03-Jul-2017)
    Signs that parents shouldn't worry

  • Probiotic Supplements Failed to Prevent Babies' Infections
    (03-Jul-2017)
    Benefits of breast-feeding might have overshadowed any potential protective effects, doctors suggest

  • Probiotic Supplements Failed to Prevent Babies' Infections
    (03-Jul-2017)
    Benefits of breast-feeding might have overshadowed any potential protective effects, doctors suggest

  • Think Safety First When Dining Outdoors
    (30-Jun-2017)
    Tips for keeping food fresh at picnics and BBQs

  • Health Tip: When Adults Offer Kids Food
    (30-Jun-2017)
    Make sure children are getting the right message

  • Getting Kids in the Habit of Healthy Eating
    (28-Jun-2017)
    Try making good food fun at home

  • Community Intervention May Aid Fight Against Childhood Obesity
    (28-Jun-2017)
    Harvard study finds small successes in two Massachusetts-based programs

  • Getting Kids in the Habit of Healthy Eating
    (28-Jun-2017)
    Try making good food fun at home

  • Health Tip: Create a Food-and-Activity Journal
    (27-Jun-2017)
    It can help overall health and weight loss

  • Avoid a Nasty Surprise From the Barbecue Grill
    (25-Jun-2017)
    Wire-bristle cleaning brushes pose an injury risk

  • Fish Eaters Report Less Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain
    (23-Jun-2017)
    Study suggests most fish may play role in controlling symptoms

  • Fish Eaters Report Less Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain
    (23-Jun-2017)
    Study suggests most fish may play role in controlling symptoms

  • Tips to Curb Nighttime Eating
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Don't undo a day of dieting with late snacks

  • Breaking Bad (Eating Habits)
    (20-Jun-2017)
    How to change your relationship with food

  • Health Tip: Make a Bright, Healthy Plate
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Suggestions for adding color to meals

  • Many Americans May Be Taking Too Much Vitamin D
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Study finds more people are exceeding the upper daily limit of what is considered safe

  • Breaking Bad (Eating Habits)
    (20-Jun-2017)
    How to change your relationship with food

  • Many Americans May Be Taking Too Much Vitamin D
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Study finds more people are exceeding the upper daily limit of what is considered safe

  • Most Mothers Have Been Victims of 'Mommy-Shaming,' Poll Finds
    (19-Jun-2017)
    Criticism of parenting skills usually comes from family members, on topics from discipline to diet

  • Cooking Out? Don't Forget Your Food Thermometer
    (17-Jun-2017)
    Keeping everything at a safe temperature will help prevent food-borne illnesses

  • Are You at Risk for Metabolic Syndrome?
    (15-Jun-2017)
    Protect yourself from 'pre-diabetes'

  • Healthy Dietary Fats Help Beat High Cholesterol
    (15-Jun-2017)
    Eating them can reduce your risk of heart disease as effectively as statins, heart experts say

  • Healthy Dietary Fats Help Beat High Cholesterol
    (15-Jun-2017)
    Eating them can reduce your risk of heart disease as effectively as statins, heart experts say

  • Broccoli Extract Shows Promise for Type 2 Diabetes
    (14-Jun-2017)
    But supplement only seems to help a certain group of people with the disease

  • Protein Powerhouses
    (13-Jun-2017)
    5 nutritious ideas for every diet

  • FDA Puts Brakes on Rule Requiring New 'Nutrition Facts' Label
    (13-Jun-2017)
    Trump administration delays the Obama-era changes, and dietitians cry foul

  • Protein Powerhouses
    (13-Jun-2017)
    5 nutritious ideas for every diet

  • FDA Puts Brakes on Rule Requiring New 'Nutrition Facts' Label
    (13-Jun-2017)
    Trump administration delays the Obama-era changes, and dietitians cry foul

  • Could Your Breakfast Cloud Your Judgment?
    (12-Jun-2017)
    Responses to unfair financial offer differed after high-carb versus high-protein meal, study found

  • 'Beans' or 'Sizzlin' Beans:' Words Get People Eating Healthier
    (12-Jun-2017)
    Simple changes to a cafeteria's veggie descriptions caused a big change in choices, study found

  • 'Beans' or 'Sizzlin' Beans:' Words Get People Eating Healthier
    (12-Jun-2017)
    Simple changes to a cafeteria's veggie descriptions caused a big change in choices, study found

  • The Facts on Flax
    (09-Jun-2017)
    A nutrition powerhouse in a tiny package

  • Health Tip: When Your Child Won't Eat Lunch
    (09-Jun-2017)
    Suggestions to please a finicky eater

  • The Facts on Flax
    (09-Jun-2017)
    A nutrition powerhouse in a tiny package

  • Does a Low-Fat Dairy Habit Boost Parkinson's Risk?
    (08-Jun-2017)
    Study showed 3 or more servings daily raised chances of the movement disorder, but absolute risk still low

  • Toddlers Who Drink Cow's Milk Alternatives May Be Shorter
    (07-Jun-2017)
    Difference is small, about a half inch at age 3, study finds

  • Add Fiber Without Extra Calories
    (06-Jun-2017)
    How to fill up, not out

  • Health Tip: Make Healthier Choices for Weight Loss
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Dieting doesn't have to mean torture

  • Is White Bread OK for Some People?
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Study suggests it might be, but at least one nutrition expert advises sticking with whole grains

  • Add Fiber Without Extra Calories
    (06-Jun-2017)
    How to fill up, not out

  • Diet Journaling Made Easier
    (05-Jun-2017)
    Keep track of calories online

  • Americans Buying Less Salt-Laden Foods
    (05-Jun-2017)
    Still, study found they eat too much salt for their own good

  • Lentils: The Forgotten Legumes
    (02-Jun-2017)
    Beans' little cousins pack in flavor and nutrients

  • Health Tip: Grill a Healthier Meal
    (01-Jun-2017)
    Temperature and ingredients matter

  • The Whole Truth About Whole Fruits
    (31-May-2017)
    Why it's often better to skip the smoothie

  • The Whole Truth About Whole Fruits
    (31-May-2017)
    Why it's often better to skip the smoothie

  • Preschoolers Who Know Snack-Food Brands on Road to Obesity?
    (30-May-2017)
    An unhealthy diet may be why they can ID these logos, researchers suggest

  • Put the Brakes on Mindless Eating
    (30-May-2017)
    And reconnect with real hunger signals; your scale will thank you

  • Health Tip: Check Packaged Produce
    (30-May-2017)
    Additives may make them less nutritious

  • To Lose Weight, Start With Dairy Swaps
    (29-May-2017)
    You can cut out some calories and add calcium

  • Fire Up the Grill Safely This Holiday Weekend
    (27-May-2017)
    Some expert tips on avoiding trouble with gas and charcoal barbecues

  • 5 Food Groups to Jump-Start Nutrition
    (26-May-2017)
    It's OK to take baby steps to improve your diet

  • One Man's Trash Is Another's Fiber
    (26-May-2017)
    Wasted food in U.S. would reduce nutritional shortfalls, researchers say

  • Teasing Teens About Weight May Do Lasting Harm
    (25-May-2017)
    They're more likely to be obese and struggle with emotional eating as adults, research finds

  • Health Tip: Eat More Mediterranean Foods
    (25-May-2017)
    Favorites that are kid-friendly

  • Special Diets, Supplements for Autism Still a Question Mark
    (25-May-2017)
    Analysis of 19 trials turned up little proof they actually work; more definitive research needed

  • Special Diets, Supplements for Autism Still a Question Mark
    (25-May-2017)
    Analysis of 19 trials turned up little proof they actually work; more definitive research needed

  • Could Chocolate Guard Against an Irregular Heartbeat?
    (24-May-2017)
    13-year study finds lower odds for atrial fibrillation in people eating moderate amounts of the treat

  • Studies Spotlight Diet, Supplements for Knee Pain
    (24-May-2017)
    Could fiber or chondroitin ease arthritis?

  • Studies Spotlight Diet, Supplements for Knee Pain
    (24-May-2017)
    Could fiber or chondroitin ease arthritis?

  • 3 Key Lifestyle Factors Can Lower Breast Cancer Odds
    (23-May-2017)
    Stay trim, exercise and cut back on drinking, review findings suggest

  • No Fruit Juice Before Age 1, Pediatricians Say
    (22-May-2017)
    Plus, they support limits for older kids and doing away with sippy cups for toddlers

  • Health Tip: Your Diet as You Age
    (19-May-2017)
    Make sure you're getting needed nutrients

  • More Fruits and Veggies Can Slash Obesity Odds
    (19-May-2017)
    Researchers encourage a mostly plant-based diet

  • Health Tip: Avoiding Processed Foods
    (18-May-2017)
    Here's what to do

  • Fruits, Veggies May Benefit Your Legs, Too
    (18-May-2017)
    Healthy diet may provide protection from peripheral artery disease, study says

  • Drink Water, Fight Fat?
    (18-May-2017)
    When you have it in place of beer or sugar-sweetened soda it helps, study finds

  • The Real Red Hot Chili Peppers
    (17-May-2017)
    They could be the spice of a long life

  • Nuts! Good Medicine for Colon Cancer Survivors?
    (17-May-2017)
    Survival benefits seen when combined with healthy diet and exercise, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Are You Truly Hungry?
    (16-May-2017)
    You may be eating out of boredom

  • For Inflamed Pancreas, Eating Right Away May Be Best Medicine
    (16-May-2017)
    Contrary to long-held belief, it does not seem to worsen infection, researchers report

  • Angela Bassett Puts the Spotlight on Heart Health
    (16-May-2017)
    Award-winning actress' mother had type 2 diabetes and died from heart issues

  • Iron Pills No Help for Certain Type of Heart Failure
    (16-May-2017)
    High-dose supplements failed to improve exercise capacity, study says

  • Many Under 40 May Not Need Regular Cholesterol Checks: Study
    (15-May-2017)
    But heart experts note that screening sooner can help some patients make lifestyle changes early in the game

  • America Loves Fast Food
    (12-May-2017)
    Eight in 10 eat it at least once a week, surveys find

  • Stop Sabotaging Your Diet
    (11-May-2017)
    Do's and don'ts to help you avoid eating extra calories

  • Health Tip: Managing Meals With Gastroparesis
    (11-May-2017)
    Condition more frequent among diabetics

  • Health Tip: Getting Over a Stomach Virus
    (10-May-2017)
    Foods that shouldn't bother a sensitive tummy

  • Eat This Diet to Lower Your Odds for Painful Gout
    (10-May-2017)
    Ditching fats and salt in favor of fruits, veggies and grains keeps the condition at bay, study finds

  • Do You Overeat? Your Brain Wiring May Be Why
    (09-May-2017)
    New research might shed light on why women struggle with weight more than men do

  • Vitamin D Fails the Asthma Test
    (09-May-2017)
    These supplements probably won't protect you from eczema or allergies either, researchers say

  • 5 Great Diet Breakfasts
    (08-May-2017)
    Try these healthy twists on traditional favorites

  • Health Tip: Make Food More Flavorful
    (08-May-2017)
    Without adding much fat or calories

  • Just 5 Percent of Daily Salt Gets Added at the Table
    (08-May-2017)
    Processed foods, restaurant meals account for most sodium intake in average U.S. diet, study shows

  • Planning Your Diet Plan
    (05-May-2017)
    Scheduling, not skipping, meals is key

  • Sugary Drinks More Affordable Across the Globe
    (04-May-2017)
    Cheaper access may sabotage worldwide fight against obesity

  • Red Wine Antioxidant Might Help Diabetics' Arteries
    (04-May-2017)
    Resveratrol supplements appeared to aid those with the stiffest blood vessels in small study

  • The Family That Eats Together, Benefits
    (03-May-2017)
    Fun alternatives can also strengthen family ties

  • Eating Gluten-Free Without a Medical Reason?
    (03-May-2017)
    It won't help your heart and could even hurt it, researchers say

  • Is This Enzyme Making You Fat?
    (03-May-2017)
    When researchers inhibited the substance in mice, they gained 40 percent less weight than 'control' mice

  • Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era School Lunch Rules
    (02-May-2017)
    Schools will now have more leeway when it comes to salt, whole grains and milk, USDA says

  • Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era School Lunch Rules
    (02-May-2017)
    Schools will now have more leeway when it comes to salt, whole grains and milk, USDA says

  • Health Tip: Smart Swaps at Mealtime
    (01-May-2017)
    Make these healthier food substitutions

  • Exercise and Vitamin D: A Heart-Healthy Combo
    (01-May-2017)
    Together, the two offer more protection against disease than either does alone, study suggests

  • U.S. Toddlers Eat More French Fries Than Vegetables
    (01-May-2017)
    Federal stats show some don't eat any veggies at all, and some infants don't get any breast milk

  • Cooking at Home Means Eating Better, Spending Less
    (30-Apr-2017)
    8 out of 10 Americans' diets fall short, and dining out a big reason why, research suggests

  • Cooking at Home Means Eating Better, Spending Less
    (30-Apr-2017)
    8 out of 10 Americans' diets fall short, and dining out a big reason why, research suggests

  • Who You Are May Affect Your Diet More Than Where You Shop
    (28-Apr-2017)
    Research counters conventional wisdom about easy access to healthy food choices

  • Who You Are May Affect Your Diet More Than Where You Shop
    (28-Apr-2017)
    Research counters conventional wisdom about easy access to healthy food choices

  • Energy Drinks May Give the Heart an Unhealthy Jolt
    (26-Apr-2017)
    Popular beverages also affect blood pressure for hours, small trial shows

  • Health Tip: Eat for the Right Reasons
    (25-Apr-2017)
    Here's how

  • Are You Raising an 'Emotional Eater'?
    (25-Apr-2017)
    Calming kids with food can start a vicious, fattening cycle, study says

  • Is a Low-Salt Diet Always Healthy?
    (25-Apr-2017)
    Study claims current guidelines are too restrictive when there's sufficient potassium intake

  • Timing of Lunch, Recess May Determine What Kids Eat
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Study found children who ate first consumed more vegetables, while those who played first wasted less food

  • Love Chocolate? Potato Chips? Your Genes Might Be to Blame
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Study findings may someday lead to more individualized diet advice, researcher says

  • Common Food Nutrient Tied to Risky Blood Clotting
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Gut bacteria reacts to compound in eggs and meat to produce chemical that ups heart disease risk, study says

  • Health Tip: Pregnant Women Need Omega-3 Fats
    (21-Apr-2017)
    Fish low in mercury are safest

  • Thinking of Going Organic?
    (19-Apr-2017)
    It might pay for certain foods

  • Thinking of Going Organic?
    (19-Apr-2017)
    It might pay for certain foods

  • Get to Know the Mediterranean Diet
    (17-Apr-2017)
    This eating regimen offers a healthy yet tasty option for weight loss

  • Get to Know the Mediterranean Diet
    (17-Apr-2017)
    This eating regimen offers a healthy yet tasty option for weight loss

  • 'Better Health' Argument Won't Always Work to Pass Soda Taxes
    (14-Apr-2017)
    Philadelphia example shows that revenue generation can be more convincing to lawmakers

  • Could a Daily Vitamin Curb Smog's Effect on the Heart?
    (14-Apr-2017)
    Small study suggests vitamin B might help, but reducing pollution levels remains the priority

  • Trans Fat Bans May Have Cut Heart Attack, Stroke Rate
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Pending FDA regulations should remove nearly all of this unhealthy substance from your diet, experts say

  • Many Americans Don't Know How to Handle High Cholesterol
    (11-Apr-2017)
    Survey found they know it raises heart risks, but are confused, discouraged about how to lower it

  • Health Tip: Eat Healthy After Radiation Therapy
    (07-Apr-2017)
    It's important to eat, even if you aren't hungry

  • Health Tip: Freezing Food
    (07-Apr-2017)
    Here's how to do it safely

  • Multivitamins May Not Help Men's Hearts, Even When Diet Is Poor
    (07-Apr-2017)
    Study found no preventive benefit, but more research might still be warranted

  • Health Tip: Add Flavor to Fruit and Veggies
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Helpful cooking suggestions

  • Health Tip: Buying Eggs
    (03-Apr-2017)
    Suggestions for a safer purchase

  • Health Tip: Bake a Healthier Treat
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Make these smart swaps

  • Is Your TV Making You Fat?
    (31-Mar-2017)
    People who eat home-cooked meals and don't watch TV while eating less likely to be obese, study finds

  • Health Tip: Care for Your Braces
    (30-Mar-2017)
    Avoid these foods

  • Health Tip: Store Cooking Oils Correctly
    (30-Mar-2017)
    Here's what to do

  • The Saltiest Foods May Surprise You
    (30-Mar-2017)
    U.S. report names major and unexpected sources of sodium in the American diet

  • High Doses of Vitamin D Fail to Cut Cancer Risk, Study Finds
    (28-Mar-2017)
    Taking triple the daily recommendation didn't lower risk in older women, but larger trials are underway

  • Less Salt, Fewer Nighttime Bathroom Trips?
    (27-Mar-2017)
    Study participants also reported better quality of life, possibly from less interrupted sleep

  • Health Tip: Kick Your Sugary Drink Habit
    (24-Mar-2017)
    And spare your smile

  • Want Cheap and Healthy Meals? Cook at Home
    (24-Mar-2017)
    Study finds homemade fare is typically better for you than restaurant food

  • Health Tip: Good Habits Prompt Healthier Eating
    (23-Mar-2017)
    Here's what you should do

  • Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK
    (23-Mar-2017)
    Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gain

  • Foods Labeled 'Healthy' May Hide Unhealthy Secrets
    (22-Mar-2017)
    Low-fat foods may be filled with sugar, study finds

  • No Evidence Fish Oil in Pregnancy Makes for Brainier Kids
    (21-Mar-2017)
    No intellectual benefits seen at age 7, researchers say

  • No Evidence Fish Oil in Pregnancy Makes for Brainier Kids
    (21-Mar-2017)
    No intellectual benefits seen at age 7, researchers say

  • Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Won't Curb Men's Dementia Risk
    (20-Mar-2017)
    Brain expert says it's unlikely that any one nutrient would be a 'silver bullet'

  • Eating for Two Often Doesn't Translate Into a Healthier Diet
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Many pregnant women don't meet national nutritional guidelines, U.S. study finds

  • Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth
    (17-Mar-2017)
    Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says

  • Savvy Marketing Gets Schoolkids to Eat Their Greens
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Signs throughout school, on school's website made students 3 times more likely to use the salad bar

  • Intensive Treatment Shows Potential Against Type 2 Diabetes
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Up to 40 percent experienced temporary remission, small study finds

  • Fish Oil Pills May Help After Heart Attack, Specialists Say
    (13-Mar-2017)
    But review does not find it can help prevent heart problems

  • Can Supplements Ward Off the 'Baby Blues'?
    (13-Mar-2017)
    Researchers look to nutrients to offset temporary brain-chemical changes in new mothers

  • Fish Oil Pills May Help After Heart Attack, Specialists Say
    (13-Mar-2017)
    But review does not find it can help prevent heart problems

  • Health Tip: Too Much Sugar May Impact Sleep
    (10-Mar-2017)
    Here's what sleep experts say

  • Mediterranean Diet May Ease Chronic Pain of Obesity
    (10-Mar-2017)
    Study suggests eating fish, plant-based proteins is linked to less inflammation

  • Smart Food Pricing Could Bring Healthier Choices
    (10-Mar-2017)
    Better diets result when fruits and veggies are cheaper, unhealthy foods more expensive, study found

  • Bad Diets Tied to 400,000 U.S. Deaths in 2015
    (09-Mar-2017)
    Adding healthy foods such as nuts, seeds, vegetables, whole grains might help prevent premature demise, researchers suggest

  • Downside to Gluten-Free Diets: Diabetes Risk?
    (09-Mar-2017)
    People who ate least amount of this protein slightly more likely to develop type 2 disease, study suggests

  • Cholesterol's Impact on Heart Attack Risk May Change With Age
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Study found younger patients had low levels of HDL 'good' cholesterol

  • Cholesterol's Impact on Heart Attack Risk May Change With Age
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Study found younger patients had low levels of HDL 'good' cholesterol

  • Health Tip: Fruit and Veggies May Help Shed Pounds
    (08-Mar-2017)
    They'll help you cut back on calories

  • More Folic Acid in Pregnancy May Protect Kids From High Blood Pressure
    (08-Mar-2017)
    If mothers have heart disease risk factors, nutrient benefits children, study suggests

  • Americans With High Blood Pressure Still Eating Too Much Salt
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Average sodium intake more than double the recommended daily limit for these patients, study finds

  • Could Fruits and Veggies Save Hearts Worldwide?
    (07-Mar-2017)
    New analysis finds low consumption linked to more lost years of healthy life

  • Soy Safe, Even Protective, for Breast Cancer Survivors
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Study of 6,200 women finds the food linked to lower risk of death after nearly a decade of follow-up

  • Poor Diet Tied to Half of U.S. Deaths From Heart Disease, Diabetes
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Study explores which foods and nutrients may be helpful or harmful

  • Dining Out Can Doom a Diet
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Nutrition experts advise planning ahead to stay on track

  • Health Tip: Staying Full on a Vegetarian Diet
    (06-Mar-2017)
    Find out which foods satisfy

  • Can Mom's Vitamin E Head Off Child's Asthma Risk?
    (06-Mar-2017)
    Association only significant with type of nutrient found in highest amounts of safflower, sunflower oils

  • Health Tip: Some Foods Are Good for Teeth
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Here's what can help your smile

  • Do 'Early Birds' Get the Healthier Worm?
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Late-to-bed types appear to have poorer eating habits, study says

  • Bad Diet in Youth Might Raise Risk of Early Breast Cancer
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Study found an association, but didn't prove unhealthy foods caused disease

  • How Much Melatonin Is Really in That Supplement?
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Study finds amount can vary widely depending on the brand of sleep aid, with implications for health

  • Older Bones Benefit From Dairy Plus Vitamin D
    (01-Mar-2017)
    The supplements boost absorption of calcium, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Encouraging Picky Eaters
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Suggestions to cope with their behavior

  • What Works Best to Help Overweight Folks Eat Healthier?
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Researchers still don't know the answer, but say pamphlets couldn't hurt

  • What Works Best to Help Overweight Folks Eat Healthier?
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Researchers still don't know the answer, but say pamphlets couldn't hurt

  • Some Health Fads May Not Be All That Healthy
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Vegetable juices, coconut oil have downsides, and gluten-free makes little difference in those without the sensitivity, study finds

  • Some Health Fads May Not Be All That Healthy
    (27-Feb-2017)
    Vegetable juices, coconut oil have downsides, and gluten-free makes little difference in those without the sensitivity, study finds

  • Can an Apple a Day Keep COPD Away?
    (23-Feb-2017)
    See which fruits, veggies may be linked to lower risk of lung disease in smokers, study suggests

  • 10 Daily Servings of Fruits, Veggies a Recipe for Longevity
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Reductions seen in risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer and early death

  • Little Weight Gain in Pregnancy Tied to Schizophrenia Risk in Kids: Study
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Malnutrition may cut levels of essential nutrients that prevent some mental disorders

  • Don't Skip Veggies in Winter
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Root vegetables, oatmeal, hearty soups, sushi, broccoli and cauliflower should all be on the menu, nutritionists say

  • Most Parents Don't Think They're Meeting Kids' Nutritional Needs
    (20-Feb-2017)
    In national survey, only 1 of 3 respondents felt they're teaching healthy eating habits

  • Does Mercury in Fish Play a Role in ALS?
    (20-Feb-2017)
    Certain types of seafood may be linked to the fatal disorder, early research suggests

  • Low-Fat Meal May Boost Costly Cancer Drug
    (17-Feb-2017)
    But patients shouldn't try this on their own, researcher warns

  • Vitamin D Pumps Up Muscles
    (17-Feb-2017)
    People with higher 'active' levels of the vitamin in the bloodstream had more muscle mass, study finds

  • Health Tip: Give Your Kids Bone-Building Food
    (16-Feb-2017)
    Suggestions for stronger bodies

  • Vitamin D Linked to Lower Risk of Respiratory Infections
    (16-Feb-2017)
    But medical experts can't agree if recommending supplements or food fortification would be helpful

  • Possible Drawback to Gluten-Free: Toxic Metals
    (16-Feb-2017)
    Higher levels of arsenic, mercury found in people who follow this eating plan, study finds

  • Cutting Salt a Health Boost for Kidney Patients
    (16-Feb-2017)
    Blood pressure and fluid retention improve in those counseled by dietitians, small study shows

  • Health Tip: Enjoy Beans
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Here are potential benefits

  • Teens May Go Hungry as Poorest Families Struggle to Feed Kids
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Parents skip meals so children can eat, but youngest siblings get priority if there's not enough food

  • Health Tip: Eat Your Antioxidants
    (14-Feb-2017)
    And protect cells from damage

  • Health Tip: Eating a Healthy Diet
    (10-Feb-2017)
    Watch what you eat, but don't go overboard

  • Winning the Veggie Wars With Kids
    (10-Feb-2017)
    Nutritionist offers advice on getting children to eat healthier fare

  • Heart-Healthy Tips for Your Grocery List
    (09-Feb-2017)
    Start by loading up with veggies, preferably in a variety of colors, cardiologist says

  • Whole-Grain Foods May Help You Stay Slim
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Study found switching to more fibrous fare lowered calorie absorption, boosted metabolism rate

  • Health Tip: Have an Unusual Breakfast
    (07-Feb-2017)
    But make sure it's nutritious

  • Many Hospital Workers Are an Unhealthy Lot: Study
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Houston-area review found high rates of overweight and obesity, low physical activity

  • When Counting Calories, Consider the Cream and Sugar
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Most calories in coffee and tea come from what's added, researchers say

  • Know Your Heart's Numbers
    (07-Feb-2017)
    Too few Americans aware of modifiable heart disease risk factors, such as blood pressure and weight

  • Health Tip: For Better Sleep, Watch What You Eat
    (06-Feb-2017)
    Sleep experts offer do's and don'ts

  • Hey, Super Bowl Fans: Don't Choke on Game Day
    (04-Feb-2017)
    Be especially careful with meats as these foods are most likely to get stuck, study finds

  • Substitutions for a 'Slimmer Bowl' Football Party
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Game-day tip: Swap out calorie-laden staples with healthier fare

  • Health Tip: Make Sure You Get Enough Iron
    (02-Feb-2017)
    Here's why your body needs it

  • Health Tip: Buying Nutritious Food on a Budget
    (02-Feb-2017)
    Follow the three P's

  • U.S. High School Kids Abandoning Sweetened Sodas
    (02-Feb-2017)
    CDC study finds daily intake of these and other sugary drinks fell to just 20 percent by 2015

  • What You Don't Know About Cancer Can Kill You
    (01-Feb-2017)
    Too few Americans realize that obesity, alcohol and inactivity boost risk for disease, survey finds

  • Timing of Your Meals Might Reduce Heart Risks
    (31-Jan-2017)
    American Heart Association report suggests eating more earlier in the day may be healthier

  • Health Tip: Is Your Toddler Eating Enough?
    (30-Jan-2017)
    Here's some expert advice

  • Could the 'Mediterranean' Diet Help Prevent ADHD?
    (30-Jan-2017)
    There's no solid proof, but encouraging healthy eating is a wise move, specialist says

  • Kids' Sugary Drink Habits Start Early
    (26-Jan-2017)
    Two-thirds of U.S. children consume one or more sweetened beverages daily, report finds

  • Even One High-Fat Meal Can Harm Your Liver, Study Finds
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Over time, rapid effect of 'fat loading' could contribute to disease, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Help Young Athletes Avoid Malnutrition
    (19-Jan-2017)
    Ways to prevent getting sick

  • Health Tip: Don't Waste Food
    (19-Jan-2017)
    Suggestions for cutting down

  • Food Stamp Use Linked to Raised Early Death Risk in Study
    (19-Jan-2017)
    Highlights need to improve health of poorer Americans, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Investing in Your Fitness
    (18-Jan-2017)
    Don't fall for fads and gimmicks

  • Health Tip: Get Moving Toward a Healthier You
    (18-Jan-2017)
    Here's what you can do

  • Could Grilled, Smoked Meats Lower Survival After Breast Cancer?
    (18-Jan-2017)
    Study can't prove cause and effect, but raises questions about beef, pork, lamb cooked at high temps

  • Incentives May Spur Poor Families to Buy More Fruits, Veggies
    (18-Jan-2017)
    Many may not know about program that doubles value of food stamps spent on produce, study finds

  • FDA Offers Guidance on Fish Intake for Kids, Pregnant Women
    (18-Jan-2017)
    Agency recommends 2-3 servings of 'best choices' weekly

  • Health Tip: Stick With Your Healthy-Eating Resolution
    (17-Jan-2017)
    Remain committed to your New Year's pledge

  • Monkey Study Boosts Theory That Fewer Calories Can Extend Life
    (17-Jan-2017)
    But calorie restriction should start at older ages, researchers say

  • Can Coffee Perk Up Heart Health, Too?
    (16-Jan-2017)
    In lab tests, caffeine blocked inflammatory response, but did not prove cause-and-effect

  • Kids' Use of Artificial Sweeteners Spiked in Recent Years
    (13-Jan-2017)
    Some studies suggest a link between the sugar substitutes and obesity, researcher says

  • Most of Canada's Packaged Foods, Drinks Have Added Sugars
    (12-Jan-2017)
    Even so-called 'healthy' options and baby foods were laden with the sweet stuff, study finds

  • Sushi Lovers, Beware: Tapeworm Now Found in U.S. Salmon
    (12-Jan-2017)
    But risk of infection is low, infectious disease doctor says

  • Want to Leave Dinner Feeling Full? Bring on the Beans
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Vegetable patties make diners feel fuller than meat so they eat less, Danish study finds

  • Health Tip: Eat a Protein-Rich Breakfast
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Suggestions for what to serve

  • Despite Pledges, No Improvement in Chain Restaurant Kids' Menus: Study
    (11-Jan-2017)
    A 2011 initiative to lower calories, sugar and salt hasn't yielded results, researchers say

  • Government-Backed Salt Reduction Efforts Could Deliver Big Health Pay Day
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Researchers estimate a 10 percent cut in salt could save millions worldwide from heart disease

  • Blood Levels of Meat-Linked Chemical Tied to Odds of Heart Trouble
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Produced when meat, eggs and dairy are digested, TMAO may trigger plaque buildup in vessels, researchers explain

  • Health Tip: Improve Your Diet
    (10-Jan-2017)
    Eat healthier foods

  • Special Diet May Be Boon for Kids With Crohn's, Colitis
    (10-Jan-2017)
    Eating plan focuses on natural, non-processed foods, such as fruits, veggies and nuts

  • Lots of Red Meat May Be Tied to Gut Disorder in Men
    (10-Jan-2017)
    Diverticulitis involves tears or blockages in colon and can be very painful

  • New Guidelines Reaffirm Prenatal Folic Acid to Curb Birth Defects
    (10-Jan-2017)
    Women of childbearing age should take 400 to 800 micrograms daily, task force recommends

  • Warmer Waters May Mean More Toxic Shellfish
    (09-Jan-2017)
    New scientific tool helps predict harmful algae blooms in Pacific

  • Health Tip: Enjoying Rare Meat Safely
    (06-Jan-2017)
    Suggestions to avoid food poisoning

  • Health Tip: Not All Food Myths Are Accurate
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Several myths debunked

  • Plant-Based Diets Score Big for Healthy Weight Loss
    (04-Jan-2017)
    U.S. News & World Report ranks DASH diet No. 1 for 7th year in a row

  • Health Tip: Order a Healthier Breakfast
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Tips for better eating

  • Plant-Based Diets Score Big for Healthy Weight Loss
    (04-Jan-2017)
    U.S. News & World Report ranks DASH diet No. 1 for 7th year in a row

  • More Signs Mediterranean Diet May Boost Your Brain
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Older adults who favored this eating style lost less brain volume, study finds

  • Resolve to Reduce Your Cancer Risk This Year
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Healthy habits are key to preventing the disease, cancer experts say

  • 'Teen' Finds Minors Can Buy Bodybuilding Supplement at Health Food Stores
    (03-Jan-2017)
    Major medical associations advise against use of creatine by kids

  • Make a Healthy Lifestyle Your New Year's Resolution
    (31-Dec-2016)
    The American Medical Association offers seven goals to get you started

  • Make a Healthy Lifestyle Your New Year's Resolution
    (31-Dec-2016)
    The American Medical Association offers seven goals to get you started

  • Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Cut Kids' Asthma Risk
    (29-Dec-2016)
    High doses linked to 30 percent drop in children's odds of developing the airway disease, study finds

  • Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Cut Kids' Asthma Risk
    (29-Dec-2016)
    High doses linked to 30 percent drop in children's odds of developing the airway disease, study finds

  • Healthy Snacks Can Be Smart Part of a Diabetes Diet
    (28-Dec-2016)
    Specialists recommend low-carb energy sources between meals

  • Why Acne Can Strike Women After the Teen Years
    (28-Dec-2016)
    Study suggests diet, stress and family history may play a role

  • Kids' Restaurant Meals Need Slimming Down: Nutritionists
    (27-Dec-2016)
    Popular children's fare at U.S. chains exceeds recommended calorie counts

  • Wiser, But Fatter, by Graduation
    (26-Dec-2016)
    Study finds 10-pound weight gain is about average for college students

  • Does Santa's Diet, Lifestyle Earn Him a Stocking Full of Coal?
    (25-Dec-2016)
    But, kudos for kicking that pipe smoking habit, a doctor says

  • Health Tip: 3 Steps to Eating Healthier
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Avoid fat, sugar and salt

  • Head Off 'Holiday Heart Syndrome'
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Eating and drinking too much can increase your risk for cardiac complications, experts advise

  • Don't Let Food Poisoning Ruin Your Holiday Celebration
    (23-Dec-2016)
    Keep extra cooks out of the kitchen to avoid food safety mistakes, experts advise

  • How to Ship Food Gifts Without Risk
    (22-Dec-2016)
    Even foods that are smoked, cured or fully cooked should be kept cold, experts advise

  • Child Deaths Highlight Choking Dangers Posed by Grapes
    (21-Dec-2016)
    Deaths of 5-year-old and toddler cited in new report

  • Cured Meats Could Aggravate Asthma, Study Suggests
    (21-Dec-2016)
    Symptoms worsened for those who often ate foods like ham and salami

  • Health Tip: Add Color to Your Food
    (19-Dec-2016)
    And make meals more interesting

  • Some Kids' Genes Might Make Food Ads More Tempting
    (19-Dec-2016)
    Brain scans showed they had more reaction in 'reward center' when viewing fast-food commercials

  • Health Tip: Get the Nutrients You Need
    (16-Dec-2016)
    Even if you're vegetarian or vegan

  • Health Tip: Using a Food Diary
    (15-Dec-2016)
    Questions you should ask yourself

  • Sniffing Out the Asparagus-Odor-in-Pee Mystery
    (14-Dec-2016)
    Genetics may explain the digestive puzzle, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Keep Teeth Healthy During the Holidays
    (13-Dec-2016)
    Suggestions for your pearly whites

  • Healthy Diet May Mean Longer Life for Kidney Patients
    (08-Dec-2016)
    Study found eating lots of fruit, vegetables, fish, whole grains was linked to lower rate of early death

  • Low-Carb Diet May Aid Your Metabolism
    (02-Dec-2016)
    Cutting back on sweets helps, while exercising before meals may not, small study finds

  • Americans Divided Over Organic, GM Foods: Poll
    (01-Dec-2016)
    Their opinions aren't driven by politics or income, researchers say

  • Vegetarian Diets Called Good for People and the Planet
    (01-Dec-2016)
    These food plans are safe at all stages of life, nutrition group says

  • Could Low Vitamin D Levels at Birth Mean Higher MS Risk?
    (01-Dec-2016)
    Perhaps, but researchers aren't ready to recommend routine supplementation during pregnancy

  • Health Tip: Build Your Child's Healthy Plate
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Make sure the child has nutritious meals

  • Fast-Food Calorie Labeling Not Working, Study Finds
    (29-Nov-2016)
    More visible signage could tip scales toward healthier eating

  • Doctors Should Counsel Even Low-Risk Patients on Heart Health
    (29-Nov-2016)
    U.S. government panel says advice on healthy eating and physical activity likely benefits all

  • Don't Get Stuffed on Thanksgiving
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Dietician offers tips for avoiding weight gain during the holidays

  • Mercury Levels Dropping in North Atlantic Tuna
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Study suggests industry emission controls may lead to healthier fish

  • Don't Get Stuffed on Thanksgiving
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Dietician offers tips for avoiding weight gain during the holidays

  • Your Recipe for a Healthy, Delicious Holiday Season
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Fruits, veggies and sensible portions are keys, experts say

  • Exploding Some Turkey Myths
    (23-Nov-2016)
    No, eating it doesn't make you sleepy, the skin isn't all bad and other common misconceptions

  • U.S. Kids Are Eating Healthier Now, But . . .
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Their salt intake has risen and veggies are still shunned, study finds

  • How to Prepare That Holiday Turkey Safely
    (22-Nov-2016)
    USDA offers advice for avoiding foodborne illness

  • Health Tip: Don't Overeat During the Holidays
    (21-Nov-2016)
    Strategies to avoid too much food

  • Health Tip: Don't Nullify Your Workout
    (21-Nov-2016)
    Here's how to eat healthy

  • Choose the Healthy Foods Options This Holiday Season
    (20-Nov-2016)
    Display healthy foods and keep unhealthy ones out of sight, nutritionist advises

  • Health Tip: Eating Healthier
    (18-Nov-2016)
    Here are some suggestions

  • Can Protein, Probiotics Help With Blood Sugar Control?
    (18-Nov-2016)
    Simple dietary changes seem to reap important benefits, researchers say

  • Bagged Salads May Be Fertile Ground for Bacteria
    (18-Nov-2016)
    Study found juices released from damaged leaves encouraged salmonella spread

  • 'Yo-Yo Dieting' Hard on Older Women's Hearts: Study
    (17-Nov-2016)
    But at least one nutrition expert says it's too soon to draw conclusions

  • Public Health Campaign Cut Consumption of Sugary Drinks
    (17-Nov-2016)
    Soda sales fell 20 percent in Maryland county, study finds

  • Health Tip: Enjoy Autumn Produce
    (17-Nov-2016)
    Some healthy fall foods

  • Health Tip: Be Healthier for the Holidays
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Suggestions for you and your guests

  • Omega-3s a Recipe for Healthy Blood Pressure in Young Adults
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Study found higher blood levels of fatty acids were linked with lower blood pressure

  • Craving Salt? Your Genes May Be the Reason, Study Suggests
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Inherited distaste for bitterness could make people reach for the shaker, putting heart at risk

  • Meat-Heavy Diets May Raise Older Women's Heart Risks
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Vegetable protein sources appear safer, study suggests

  • Omega-3s a Recipe for Healthy Blood Pressure in Young Adults
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Study found higher blood levels of fatty acids were linked with lower blood pressure

  • Omega-3s a Recipe for Healthy Blood Pressure in Young Adults
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Study found higher blood levels of fatty acids were linked with lower blood pressure

  • Food Safety Not Always on Menu of TV Cooking Shows
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Researchers say producers are missing a chance to teach viewers how to head off foodborne illnesses

  • Health Tip: Toast Pumpkin Seeds
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Here's how

  • How to Introduce Your Baby to Food Containing Peanuts
    (11-Nov-2016)
    New guidelines coming soon from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

  • Food Safety Not Always on Menu of TV Cooking Shows
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Researchers say producers are missing a chance to teach viewers how to head off foodborne illnesses

  • Too Much Iron Linked to Gestational Diabetes
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Supplements should only be given to pregnant women with low iron levels, diabetes expert suggests

  • High-Dose Statins Boost Survival: Study
    (09-Nov-2016)
    Increased doses reduced death risk in those with existing heart disease

  • Low Vitamin D Levels May Raise Bladder Cancer Risk: Study
    (08-Nov-2016)
    Researchers say finding might lead to cheap and safe way to prevent the disease

  • Soft Drink Suppliers Try to Blunt the Blow of Soda Taxes
    (04-Nov-2016)
    Distributors absorbed some of the extra cost, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Don't Give in to Food Cravings
    (03-Nov-2016)
    Focus your attention on something else

  • Skip Dinner and Maybe Boost Your Metabolism
    (03-Nov-2016)
    But, study didn't show overall changes in fat burning or calories used

  • Lack of Sleep May Stretch Your Waistline
    (03-Nov-2016)
    Tired people tended to eat higher fat foods, researchers found

  • Too Many Kids Still Eating Too Much Salt
    (03-Nov-2016)
    9 out of 10 exceed daily recommendations, CDC researchers find

  • Health Tip: Help Teens Learn to Read Food Labels
    (02-Nov-2016)
    What parents can do

  • Health Tip: Snacking Healthier With Diabetes
    (01-Nov-2016)
    What experts suggest

  • Food Labels on Potential Allergens May Confuse Shoppers
    (01-Nov-2016)
    Misunderstanding warnings could be dangerous for those with food allergies, researcher says

  • Big $ Spent Marketing Not-So-Healthy Baby, Toddler Foods: Study
    (01-Nov-2016)
    Of concern are liquid supplements, toddler milk and sweetened snacks, researcher says

  • When Soda Makers Fund Studies, Links to Obesity Weaken
    (31-Oct-2016)
    Biased research muddies the health harms of sugary drinks, researchers contend

  • Join the Teal Pumpkin Project on Halloween
    (28-Oct-2016)
    Painted pumpkins let trick-or-treaters with food allergies know safe treats are available

  • Health Tip: Looking for a Sweet Snack?
    (27-Oct-2016)
    It doesn't have to be unhealthy

  • Heart Group Advises Personalized Nutrition Counseling
    (27-Oct-2016)
    Providers should take ethnic, cultural and individual preferences into account

  • Review Says Calcium Supplements Won't Harm the Heart
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Other physicians urge caution, however, and say these findings aren't conclusive

  • Review Says Calcium Supplements Won't Harm the Heart
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Other physicians urge caution, however, and say these findings aren't conclusive

  • Tips for Keeping Halloween Safe and Fun
    (21-Oct-2016)
    Bobbing for apples, trick-or-treating can expose kids to potential hazards, health experts say

  • National School Lunch Program Serving Up Healthier Fare
    (19-Oct-2016)
    Since starting to offer more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, consumption of fat, salt dropped

  • Digestive Byproduct Tied to Meat Raises Risks for Some Heart Patients
    (19-Oct-2016)
    Those with narrowed leg arteries and high levels of the byproduct had higher odds of dying early, study suggests

  • Mouth and Gut Germs May Be Linked to Migraines
    (18-Oct-2016)
    People who get the severe headaches have more nitrate-reducing microbes, researchers say

  • Are Vegetarian Diets Heart-Healthier?
    (18-Oct-2016)
    Study finds no significant difference in 10-year cardiovascular risk, but one expert is skeptical of research

  • Health Tip: Kids Don't Need a Low-Fat Diet
    (17-Oct-2016)
    Here's why

  • Health Tip: Health Tip: Risk Factors for Malnutrition
    (17-Oct-2016)
    What makes you more vulnerable

  • 1 in 4 College Students Is Hungry: Survey
    (16-Oct-2016)
    And nearly half say they are food insecure

  • Health Tip: Get Enough Dietary Iron
    (14-Oct-2016)
    Here are good sources

  • Health Tip: Watching Portions and Your Wallet
    (11-Oct-2016)
    Opt for budget-friendly bulk foods

  • High-Protein Diets May Not Help Fend Off Diabetes: Study
    (11-Oct-2016)
    These regimens didn't reverse drops in 'insulin sensitivity,' a forerunner of the disease

  • Americans Are Changing Their Supplements of Choice
    (11-Oct-2016)
    Vitamin D, fish oil are in, multivitamins less so, study finds

  • Health Tip: Sauté Your Veggies
    (10-Oct-2016)
    Here's how

  • 6 Keys to a Safe, Allergy-Free Halloween
    (10-Oct-2016)
    These tips can ease parents' worries and help kids with food allergies or asthma enjoy the holiday

  • Health Tip: Enjoy a Heart-Healthy Football Meal
    (07-Oct-2016)
    Opt for healthier game-day snacks

  • How 'Mindful Eating' Can Keep Kids Slim
    (07-Oct-2016)
    Step one, pediatrician says, is to examine emotional connection to food

  • Healthy Living May Mean More Healthy Years for Seniors
    (07-Oct-2016)
    Study found they enjoyed longer spans without disability even as they lived longer

  • Target Fast-Food Combo Meals to Cut Sugary Drinks for Kids: Study
    (07-Oct-2016)
    Researchers want chains to stop including the beverages with meal deals to reduce calorie intake

  • Health Tip: Skip the Late Night Snacks
    (04-Oct-2016)
    Here's what you should be eating

  • More Research Cites Salt's Potential Health Risks
    (03-Oct-2016)
    Every half-teaspoon or so raises risk of premature death by 12 percent, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Make Sure Eggs Are Thoroughly Cooked
    (30-Sep-2016)
    Tips to help prevent food poisoning

  • It May Be Time to Punt on Your Favorite Football Fare
    (30-Sep-2016)
    Nutrition expert says tailgating standards aren't scoring any heart-health points

  • Health Tip: Add Veggies to Most Any Meal
    (28-Sep-2016)
    Suggestions for sneaking them in

  • Health Tip: Let Kids Make Breakfast
    (28-Sep-2016)
    Here are some healthy options

  • Food Flavors May Come From Surprising Sources
    (28-Sep-2016)
    If you're looking for real, rather than artificial, tastes, be sure to check food labels

  • FDA Asks Public: What Is 'Healthy Food'?
    (28-Sep-2016)
    Agency seeks input from Americans on defining what is considered nutritious

  • Are There Alternatives to Statins?
    (27-Sep-2016)
    Dietary changes, other meds and even surgery also can help lower cholesterol levels, study finds

  • How Older People Can Head Off Dangerous Drug Interactions
    (24-Sep-2016)
    Taking multiple medications and supplements could cause serious problems, FDA warns

  • Healthy Diet as Teen, Less Weight Gain as Adult
    (23-Sep-2016)
    Study suggests food choices made at 15 may establish long-term eating habits

  • Gardening May Give Kids' Diets a Boost
    (23-Sep-2016)
    Those who gardened ate more fruits, veggies by the time they were in college, study shows

  • New MRSA Strain Found in Denmark
    (23-Sep-2016)
    Researchers believe it was spread through contaminated imported poultry

  • Do Open Floor Plans Invite Overeating?
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Fewer calories are consumed in closed kitchen spaces, study says

  • Health Tip: Make Time for Family Dinners
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Here are potential benefits

  • Around the World, Holidays Bring Added Pounds
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Findings from Germany, Japan and the United States suggest festive seasons spur overeating

  • Stress Might Undercut Benefits of Healthy Diet for Women
    (20-Sep-2016)
    Finding show importance of coping skills in tough times, researcher says

  • Sleep Troubles, Heart Troubles?
    (19-Sep-2016)
    American Heart Association says it's too soon to say what's the optimal amount of shut-eye

  • Health Tip: For a Healthier Diet, Plan Ahead
    (19-Sep-2016)
    Suggestions for cooking in advance

  • Health Tip: Fill Up On Low-Calorie Foods
    (19-Sep-2016)
    Eat healthy amounts and still lose weight

  • Healthy Diet May Be Key to Kids' Reading Skills
    (19-Sep-2016)
    More fruits, vegetables, fish and whole grains linked to higher test scores in study

  • 'Baby-Led' Weaning Doesn't Raise Choking Risk: Study
    (19-Sep-2016)
    But only give softened 'finger foods' to infants and watch them while they eat, researcher says

  • Carrot-Stick Approach: A Way to Get Folks to Eat More Veggies, Fruits
    (19-Sep-2016)
    Study of financial incentives for healthful eating also banned payments for sugary foods, sodas

  • Could Fish Oil Fatty Acids Raise a Woman's Risk for Diabetes?
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Long-term French study finds an association between the two

  • Scientists Debunk the '5-Second Rule'
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Germs can transfer almost instantly to food dropped on the floor, study shows

  • Health Tip: Too Busy for Breakfast?
    (14-Sep-2016)
    Here are quick but healthy options

  • Fruits, Veggies Powerful Rx for Kidney Disease: Study
    (14-Sep-2016)
    Researchers found 3 to 4 extra servings a day lowered blood pressure, cut medication costs

  • Health Tip: Create a Heart-Healthy Salad
    (13-Sep-2016)
    Staples to make it more nutritious and interesting

  • Sugar Companies Shifted Focus to Fat as Heart Harm: Study
    (13-Sep-2016)
    Decades-old documents show researchers were paid to influence scientific thinking, researchers say

  • Sugary Drink Warnings Hit Home With Teens
    (08-Sep-2016)
    Fewer choose sweetened beverages when labels mention obesity, diabetes, study finds

  • 'Glycemic Index' May Be Too Unreliable to Manage Diabetes: Study
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Wide variability seen after eating same food at different times

  • Health Tip: Heal Your Body With Nutrition
    (06-Sep-2016)
    The right foods can help with wounds

  • Number of Americans on Gluten-Free Diet Tripled in 5 Years
    (06-Sep-2016)
    But number of people diagnosed each year with celiac disease has remained stable

  • Kids Make Better Food Choices Online Than in School Lunch Lines
    (03-Sep-2016)
    Study found some high-tech help brings balance to kids' plates, but do they eat it?

  • Parents Can Play Key Role in Setting Healthy Habits for Kids
    (02-Sep-2016)
    Shut down the iPads and lead by example, study suggests

  • Fried, Grilled or Baked Foods? They May Affect Type 2 Diabetes Risk
    (02-Sep-2016)
    Researchers suggest steaming, poaching and stewing for better health

  • Health Tip: Visit Your Local Farmer's Market
    (01-Sep-2016)
    For healthy, local foods

  • Health Tip: Choose Healthier Sides for Your Barbecue
    (29-Aug-2016)
    Lighten up drinks, desserts and sides

  • Heart Birth Defects Dropped After Folic Acid Was Added to Food
    (29-Aug-2016)
    Canadian study found that structural problems saw biggest declines

  • Heart Birth Defects Dropped After Folic Acid Was Added to Food
    (29-Aug-2016)
    Canadian study found that structural problems saw biggest declines

  • Teach Your Kids to Pick, Prepare and Pack Their School Lunch
    (26-Aug-2016)
    Getting them involved boosts the odds they will actually eat it, experts say

  • Diabetes Drug May Help Kids With Autism Fight Unwanted Pounds
    (24-Aug-2016)
    Weight gain is a side effect of antipsychotic drugs used to treat irritability and agitation

  • Season of Conception May Affect Fetal Brain Growth
    (24-Aug-2016)
    Babies conceived in winter more apt to have learning problems and vitamin D might play a role, study finds

  • Health Tip: Pack Healthier Lunches
    (23-Aug-2016)
    But don't sacrifice variety and taste

  • Health Tip: Shop for the Freshest Fish
    (23-Aug-2016)
    Here's how to tell

  • Breast-Feeding Rates Climb, But Many Moms Quit Early: CDC
    (23-Aug-2016)
    American Academy of Pediatrics recommends babies get only breast milk for the first 6 months of life

  • Food, Even Water Can Spoil When the Power Goes Out
    (22-Aug-2016)
    A few precautions will help prevent contamination that can make you sick, CDC says

  • To Keep Teens Slim, Focus on Health not Weight
    (22-Aug-2016)
    New American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines cover preventing obesity and eating disorders

  • No More Than 6 Teaspoons of Added Sugars a Day for Kids
    (22-Aug-2016)
    New guidelines aim to help improve children's overall diet, health

  • Health Tip: Eating Healthy on a Family Trip
    (19-Aug-2016)
    Suggestions for vacation

  • 'Business Diet' a Bad Deal for the Heart
    (19-Aug-2016)
    Unhealthy eating on the road linked with early signs of artery clogging, study says

  • Peanut Allergy Treatment: The Earlier in Childhood, the Better
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Exposure therapy for infants and toddlers leaves 4 out of 5 'desensitized,' study finds

  • Could Diet in Pregnancy Raise Child's Odds for ADHD?
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Study underscores importance of good prenatal nutrition

  • Fatty Fish May Curb Eye Risks for Diabetics, Study Finds
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Those who ate 2 servings a week were 48 percent less likely to develop diabetic retinopathy

  • Calcium Supplements Might Raise Older Women's Dementia Risk
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Finding even more pronounced if blood flow to brain has been affected, study suggests

  • Healthy Diet, Exercise May Help Keep Alzheimer's at Bay
    (17-Aug-2016)
    Study finds people who are active and eat well have fewer brain effects linked to the disease

  • Heart Health May Hinge on Easy Access to Fresh Food
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Lack of dietary choices tied to early signs of heart disease

  • Celiac Disease Risk May Be Tied to Time, Place of Birth
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Swedish study finds lower risk of the digestive disorder in babies born in winter or cooler climates

  • Unhealthy Habits May Cost Canadians 6 Years of Life
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Smoking, inactivity top the list of culprits, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Do Your Homework Before Dining Out
    (15-Aug-2016)
    Make sure there are healthy options

  • Blood Pressure-Lowering Diet May Help Treat Gout
    (15-Aug-2016)
    DASH eating plan brings blood pressure down, and seems to relieve inflammatory joint problem

  • Where Do Americans Buy Most of Their Junk Food?
    (12-Aug-2016)
    Hint: Not where you probably suspect

  • U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead

  • U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead

  • Health Tip: Young Men Shouldn't Scrimp on Nutrition
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Good choices promote better health

  • How to Get Your Child Ready for a Successful School Year
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Good sleep, ample exercise and sound nutrition are keys, doctor says

  • U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead

  • Task Force Calls for More Study Into Risks, Benefits of Kids' Cholesterol Screening
    (09-Aug-2016)
    Panel does recommend screening kids for obesity starting at age 6

  • What Mom-to-Be Eats Determines Bugs in Baby's Gut: Study
    (09-Aug-2016)
    Scientists say finding is key because these microbes play role in immune system development and more

  • Sugary, High-Fat Western Diet Tied to Denser Breast Tissue
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Previous research has linked higher density to increased risk of breast cancer

  • Diet Supplement May Help Prevent Kidney Stones: Study
    (08-Aug-2016)
    Researchers suggest it might offer alternative to current treatment that has side effects

  • Health Tip: Need More Energy?
    (04-Aug-2016)
    Focus on nutrition

  • Breast-Fed Preemies Do Better on Skills Tests: Study
    (03-Aug-2016)
    Research points up the need to support new mothers' efforts to breast-feed

  • High Doses of Fish Oil Might Help Healing After Heart Attack
    (02-Aug-2016)
    Study found improved heart function, less scarring

  • Lots of Red Meat, an Earlier Grave?
    (01-Aug-2016)
    People who eat more plant-based proteins lower risk of dying younger, study suggests

  • Order Lunch Early, Lose Weight Later?
    (01-Aug-2016)
    Study found those who picked their meal an hour or more before eating it chose lower-calorie fare

  • Lots of Red Meat, an Earlier Grave?
    (01-Aug-2016)
    People who eat more plant-based proteins lower risk of dying younger, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Get More Omega-3 Fatty Acids
    (29-Jul-2016)
    Find them in these nutritious foods

  • Is Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity Real?
    (29-Jul-2016)
    Study finds distinctly different biological changes than those from celiac disease, wheat allergy

  • Edible Pot Sends Toddlers to Colorado ERs
    (25-Jul-2016)
    Cannabis-laced candy, baked goods look irresistible to kids, doctors warn

  • Health Tip: Help Your Underweight Child Gain Safely
    (22-Jul-2016)
    Nutritious foods can help add a few pounds

  • Menopause: Not All Hot Flashes Are Created Equal
    (22-Jul-2016)
    Weight, race, education and lifestyle all affect timing, duration of symptoms, research indicates

  • FDA Renews Call to Reduce Salt in Processed Foods
    (22-Jul-2016)
    By cutting down on hidden sodium sources, agency hopes to reduce America's overall intake

  • Coming to a Brew Near You: Calorie Counts, Carbs Info
    (22-Jul-2016)
    Best-selling beers will soon disclose nutrition facts, ingredient list, freshness dates

  • Omega-3s in Fish Tied to Better Colon Cancer Outcomes
    (21-Jul-2016)
    Study couldn't prove cause-and-effect, however, so experts believe more data is needed

  • Even High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Good for You: Review
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Still protected against diabetes, heart disease and breast cancer

  • Health Tip: Pack Your Pantry With Heart-Healthy Staples
    (18-Jul-2016)
    Here's what to include

  • Health Tip: Keep Spinach Fresher
    (14-Jul-2016)
    And get more nutrients

  • Too Much Red Meat Might Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests
    (14-Jul-2016)
    Substituting poultry for pork in Chinese diet seemed to reduce risk

  • Health Tip: Go Easy on the Condiments
    (13-Jul-2016)
    Make healthier choices

  • Health Tip: Logging What You Eat
    (12-Jul-2016)
    It can help you lose weight

  • Dietary Mineral Could Be One Key to Blood Pressure Control
    (12-Jul-2016)
    People who didn't get enough daily magnesium had higher BP readings, analysis showed

  • Don't Let Burns Spoil Your Summer Fun
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Follow these expert tips for safe cookouts and sunburn prevention

  • Health Tip: Balancing Exercise and Nutrition
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Feed your body well to support your workouts

  • How to Stay Safe When the Power Goes Out
    (07-Jul-2016)
    American Red Cross advises keeping emergency supplies of water, cash and non-perishable food

  • Is U.S. Government Subsidizing Fattening Foods?
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Study found Americans who ate the most grains, dairy and livestock products had more health issues

  • Health Tip: Packing for a Picnic
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Suggestions to avoid food-borne illness

  • Junk Food Ads Sway Kids' Preferences
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Children under 8 most vulnerable to marketing's effects, study says

  • Study Cites the Fats That Could Shorten Your Life
    (05-Jul-2016)
    High levels of animal-based saturated fats were tied to earlier death, unsaturated fats seem healthier

  • Savvy Marketing Gets School Kids to Snap Up Veggies
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Using cartoon characters that resembled vegetables doubled, tripled how many students ate fresh produce

  • Is U.S. Government Subsidizing Fattening Foods?
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Study found Americans who ate the most grains, dairy and livestock products had more health issues

  • Now Pasta Is Good for Your Diet?
    (05-Jul-2016)
    Researchers link this Italian staple with lower BMI

  • Food Safety Should Come 1st on the 4th
    (04-Jul-2016)
    Bacteria thrive in warmer temperatures, so be careful when handling picnic fare

  • When Cooking Outside, Don't Let Food Safety Slide
    (01-Jul-2016)
    Dietitian offers suggestions on keeping your barbecues and picnics safe

  • Family Key to Helping Teens Avoid Obesity
    (01-Jul-2016)
    Good relationship with parents, especially between fathers and sons, fosters healthy habits, study finds

  • FDA Says 'No' to Eating Raw Cookie Dough
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Illness-inducing germs such as E. coli can lurk in uncooked flour, agency warns

  • Has Butter Gotten a Bad Rap?
    (29-Jun-2016)
    Study finds little added health danger for those who love the spread, but some nutritionists remain wary

  • Has Butter Gotten a Bad Rap?
    (29-Jun-2016)
    Study finds little added health danger for those who love the spread, but some nutritionists remain wary

  • Health Tip: Fuel Up for a Day at the Beach
    (29-Jun-2016)
    Pack healthier, non-perishable snacks

  • Has Butter Gotten a Bad Rap?
    (29-Jun-2016)
    Study finds little added health danger for those who love the spread, but some nutritionists remain wary

  • Health Tip: Toddlers Should Get Vitamins From Diet
    (28-Jun-2016)
    How to get what young children need

  • Want to Stay Mobile as You Age? A Healthy Diet May Do the Trick
    (27-Jun-2016)
    Study found it was associated with less physical disability among women

  • Are Omega-3s Linked to Lower Risk for Fatal Heart Attack?
    (27-Jun-2016)
    These vital nutrients are found in seafood, nuts and seeds

  • Looks-Conscious Teens Trying Risky Supplements
    (27-Jun-2016)
    Unregulated products can harm health, U.S. pediatricians' group warns

  • Health Tip: Skip Traditional Barbequed Food
    (24-Jun-2016)
    In favor of healthier options

  • Health Tip: Is Your Snack Fueling Drowsiness?
    (23-Jun-2016)
    Some foods can trigger sleepiness

  • Health Tip: Keep Pushing Through Your Workout
    (23-Jun-2016)
    Consider these energy boosters

  • Healthy Living Slashes Cancer Risk
    (23-Jun-2016)
    The 'good' life cuts tumor odds up to 45 percent and risk of cancer death up to 61 percent, study finds

  • Health Tip: Don't Overeat at Restaurants
    (22-Jun-2016)
    Suggestions to help avoid weight gain

  • Most Americans Are Eating Better
    (21-Jun-2016)
    But government programs needed to improve overall diet for many, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Eat Mindfully to Help Shed Pounds
    (21-Jun-2016)
    Eat slowly and enjoy every bite

  • Most Americans Are Eating Better
    (21-Jun-2016)
    But government programs needed to improve overall diet for many, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Identifying Problem Eating
    (17-Jun-2016)
    Unhealthy habits can trigger weight gain

  • Folic Acid Now Added to Corn Masa Flour: FDA
    (17-Jun-2016)
    Agency says fortification can reduce risk of certain birth defects in Hispanic-American populations

  • Spare the Meat, Skip the Type 2 Diabetes?
    (14-Jun-2016)
    A mostly plant-based diet may help lower risk of the blood sugar disease, study suggests

  • Could Eating More Whole Grains Help You Live Longer?
    (13-Jun-2016)
    Three servings a day lessens risk of dying from heart disease and cancer, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Fight Inflammation With Diet and Exercise
    (10-Jun-2016)
    Suggestions to help ward off illness

  • 3 Popular Diet Plans May Help Ease Type 2 Diabetes, Too
    (10-Jun-2016)
    They seemed to help, but researchers say more information needed

  • Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up
    (09-Jun-2016)
    CDC survey finds adolescents hear some health messages, but not all

  • Healthy Fats in Mediterranean Diet Won't Boost Weight
    (07-Jun-2016)
    Vegetable oils, nuts can be a part of a healthful diet, experts say

  • Do Big Bottles Kickstart Infant Weight Issues?
    (07-Jun-2016)
    Smaller baby bottles might help prevent early obesity in formula-fed infants, study suggests

  • Pop Stars Often Hawk Unhealthy Foods to Kids: Study
    (06-Jun-2016)
    Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake and others endorse sugary, less healthy fare, researchers say

  • Overweight Kids Eat Only a Bit More Per Meal
    (03-Jun-2016)
    Study finds difference is surprisingly small -- just 11 calories on average

  • Health Tip: Eat Healthier
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Suggestions for more nutritious fare

  • FDA Calls for Less Salt in Processed Foods
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Agency sets short- and long-term goals in effort to cut Americans' risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke

  • Researchers Uncover Surprises About Celiac Disease
    (31-May-2016)
    Immune condition most common among people descended from the Punjab region of India

  • Lifestyle May Be Key to Improving ADHD in Kids
    (30-May-2016)
    Healthier habits related to exercise and diet could help many with the disorder, researcher says

  • Don't Let Bad Food Spoil a Good Barbecue
    (28-May-2016)
    Keep the fun going by cooking foods to the right temperatures

  • Make That Memorial Day BBQ Tasty -- and Safe
    (27-May-2016)
    Cooking meat at high temperatures can release harmful chemicals, but a few precautions help, nutritionist says

  • New Labeling Offers More Protection for Meat Lovers
    (27-May-2016)
    Warns consumers that mechanically tenderized beef can raise bacteria risk, so more careful cooking needed

  • Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthier Mexican Meal
    (26-May-2016)
    Lighten up on fat and salt

  • High-Salt Diets May Raise Heart Risks for Kidney Patients
    (24-May-2016)
    Study found higher odds for heart attack, stroke in people who consumed more sodium daily

  • Living Near Fast-Food Places Hurts Less-Educated Most
    (23-May-2016)
    Researchers propose regulating number of unhealthy food outlets

  • FDA Unveils Makeover of Nutrition Facts Label
    (20-May-2016)
    Added sugars, relevant portion sizes among the highlights of revision

  • FDA Unveils Makeover of Nutrition Facts Label
    (20-May-2016)
    Added sugars, relevant portion sizes among the highlights of revision

  • Health Tip: Going Low-Calorie?
    (19-May-2016)
    Restricting too much could backfire

  • Fatty Foods During Teen Years May Influence Later Breast Cancer Risk
    (19-May-2016)
    Higher amounts of unhealthy fats tied to greater breast density, researchers suggest

  • Could Spuds Be Bad for Blood Pressure?
    (18-May-2016)
    Eating potatoes 4 or more times a week linked to higher readings in study

  • Why Pleasant Mealtimes Could Be Key to Alzheimer's Care
    (17-May-2016)
    Enhanced atmosphere reduces odds of malnutrition, dehydration, study suggests

  • Joe Montana Scoring Points Against Heart Disease
    (17-May-2016)
    Former Super Bowl MVP focuses on daily exercise and limiting red meat, salty foods

  • Genetically Modified Crops Are Safe: Review
    (17-May-2016)
    Extensive study concludes they're as safe to eat as food from traditional plant-breeding methods

  • Health Tip: Cleanse Your Body Naturally
    (13-May-2016)
    Eat healthy and avoid 'detox' diets

  • Teens Who Eat Lots of Fruit May Lower Their Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (12-May-2016)
    But second report found women who drink more alcohol over time might increase chances of disease

  • Too Much Folic Acid in Pregnancy Tied to Raised Autism Risk in Study
    (11-May-2016)
    But researchers stress that women should not throw away their supplements

  • Too Much Folic Acid in Pregnancy Tied to Raised Autism Risk in Study
    (11-May-2016)
    But researchers stress that women should not throw away their supplements

  • Restrictive Diets May Cause Thyroid Troubles in Young Kids
    (10-May-2016)
    Cutting out foods with iodine led to deficiency that harmed metabolism in 2 children, case reports show

  • FDA to Re-examine What Makes a Food 'Healthy'
    (10-May-2016)
    Agency acknowledges changing standards, concerns

  • Artificial Sweeteners During Pregnancy May Make for Heavier Infants
    (09-May-2016)
    Study found women who used them every day had babies who were twice as likely to be overweight by age 1 year

  • Health Tip: Is Your Child an Emotional Eater?
    (06-May-2016)
    Here are potential warning signs

  • Health Tip: Trim Daily Calories
    (04-May-2016)
    Food substitutions that will make you feel full

  • Fatty Foods, Drowsy Days
    (04-May-2016)
    Study found men who preferred fat-filled fare were more likely to be habitually sleepy

  • Health Tip: Planning Makes Healthy Eating Simpler
    (02-May-2016)
    Vary your menu to avoid boredom

  • If You're Craving Cookies, You Might Just Be Bored
    (29-Apr-2016)
    Dull times lead to unhealthy choices, including chips, sweets and fast food, studies find

  • Coffee, Wine Good for Healthy Gut, Sodas May Be Bad
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Study examines how food and medications affect makeup of bacteria in people's tummies

  • Health Tip: Choose Energy-Boosting Foods
    (27-Apr-2016)
    The right diet fuels your workout

  • Statins Might Not Lower Colon Cancer Risk: Study
    (26-Apr-2016)
    But cholesterol levels may be associated with reduced chance of disease

  • Americans Getting Adequate Water Daily, CDC Finds
    (26-Apr-2016)
    Men take in an average of 14 cups a day, women almost 12

  • Health Tip: Dig Into More Flavorful Foods
    (25-Apr-2016)
    Seasonings boost taste

  • Focus on Healthy Foods, Not Avoiding 'Bad' Ones, for Heart Health: Study
    (25-Apr-2016)
    Fewer heart attacks, strokes and deaths seen among those who follow Mediterranean-style eating plan

  • Babies Fed Rice-Based Cereals Have Higher Arsenic Levels, Study Finds
    (25-Apr-2016)
    To avoid potential harm, experts recommend consuming a variety of grains early in life

  • Health Tip: Enjoy Hard-Boiled Eggs Safely
    (22-Apr-2016)
    Information about cooking and storing them

  • Could Certain Fatty Foods Be Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?
    (22-Apr-2016)
    Study also suggests that cholesterol-lowering drugs may help counteract harmful effect

  • Health Tip: Start Changing Your Lifestyle
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Begin with these four simple steps

  • Alcohol, Processed Meats May Raise Stomach Cancer Risk
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Excess weight also seems to boost chances of disease, and risk increases as three factors increase, researchers report

  • Cow's Milk Allergy in Childhood May Lead to Weaker Bones: Study
    (20-Apr-2016)
    But one expert contends that difference in bone density wasn't enough, on average, to worry about fractures

  • After Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes, Healthy Diet May Ease Blood Pressure
    (19-Apr-2016)
    Eating nutritious foods seems to counter higher risk, researchers find

  • Health Tip: Quench Your Thirst in a Healthier Way
    (18-Apr-2016)
    Avoid drinks that offer little nutritional value

  • Health Tip: Stop Eating When You're Full
    (15-Apr-2016)
    Pay attention to feeling of fullness

  • Hunger Sending Some Americans to the Hospital
    (14-Apr-2016)
    Many patients with multiple admissions have little or no food at home, researchers say

  • Antibiotics in Animal Feed Contribute to Drug-Resistant Germs: Study
    (14-Apr-2016)
    Individual farm practices can have global implications, researcher says

  • Makers of Corn Masa Flour Can Add Folic Acid
    (14-Apr-2016)
    Vitamin helps prevent birth defects

  • Study Questions Health Value of Switching From Butter to Vegetable Oils
    (13-Apr-2016)
    But nutritionists stick by advice to lower saturated fat intake from meat, dairy products

  • Could Fast Food Expose People to Harmful Chemicals?
    (13-Apr-2016)
    High consumption linked to higher levels of plastics-related compounds in urine, study found

  • Study Questions Health Value of Switching From Butter to Vegetable Oils
    (13-Apr-2016)
    But nutritionists stick by advice to lower saturated fat intake from meat, dairy products

  • Health Tip: Dig into the Fresh Foods of Spring
    (12-Apr-2016)
    And reap the nutritional benefits

  • Health Tip: Savor Your Food
    (08-Apr-2016)
    Think before you eat

  • Health Tip: Eat a Lighter Meal
    (08-Apr-2016)
    Suggested substitutions

  • A Few Key Steps Can Protect Your Heart and Kidneys
    (07-Apr-2016)
    Study cites smoking, body fat, exercise, blood pressure among factors to pay attention to

  • Preschoolers' Diets Improved After Federal Food Voucher Changes: Study
    (07-Apr-2016)
    More fruits, veggies, whole grains and low-fat milk were added to nutrition program for poor in 2009

  • Stimulant, Banned From Sports, Found in Dietary Supplements in U.S.
    (07-Apr-2016)
    FDA has warned makers of 8 products containing oxilofrine, or methylsynephrine

  • The Health Risks Posed by Mindless Munching
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Being more aware of your food might help improve cholesterol and blood sugar levels, study suggests

  • Restaurants Cut Calories in Kids' Meals, Study Finds
    (06-Apr-2016)
    But salt and fat still a concern, expert says

  • Fruit Every Day Might Help Your Heart, Researchers Say
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Lower risk of heart attack, stroke seen in Chinese study

  • Sugary Drinks, 'Bad' Carbs Tied to Breast, Prostate Cancers
    (05-Apr-2016)
    Preliminary study finds more reason to improve your diet

  • 'Paleo' Diet May Help Older Women's Hearts, Waistlines
    (04-Apr-2016)
    Trendy eating plan may cut cholesterol, disease risks in postmenopausal women, Swedish research suggests

  • 'Paleo' Diet May Help Older Women's Hearts, Waistlines
    (04-Apr-2016)
    Trendy eating plan may cut cholesterol, disease risks in postmenopausal women, Swedish research suggests

  • Loose Bristles From Grill-Cleaning Brushes May Pose Dangers
    (04-Apr-2016)
    Study found they can stick to food and cause mouth, throat and stomach injuries

  • Health Tip: Limit Your Child's Sugar Consumption
    (01-Apr-2016)
    Especially snacks

  • More of World's People Are Now Obese Than Underweight
    (01-Apr-2016)
    However, study finds many people in parts of Asia and Africa still weigh too little

  • Evening Snacking Might Raise Odds for Breast Cancer's Return
    (31-Mar-2016)
    Women who fasted less than 13 hours had 36 percent higher risk of cancer recurrence, researchers say

  • Breakfast in School Classrooms Expands Participation, Not Waistlines
    (30-Mar-2016)
    Despite critics' fears, serving breakfast at kids' desks has not increased obesity rates, study finds

  • Beans, Chickpeas May Help With Weight Loss: Study
    (30-Mar-2016)
    'Pulses' like these may help dieters feel fuller and reduce food cravings, new analysis shows

  • Health Tip: Get the Scoop on Avocados
    (29-Mar-2016)
    They're loaded with vitamins

  • Skipping Meds Greatly Ups Heart Patients' Risk of Stroke: Study
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Fatal strokes seven times more likely if drugs to control blood pressure, cholesterol aren't taken as prescribed

  • Health Tip: Craving Something Crunchy?
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Opt for a healthier choice

  • Mediterranean Diet May Help Lower Hip Fracture Risk in Older Women
    (28-Mar-2016)
    The regimen seemed to provide a slight benefit, researchers say

  • Spring a Good Time to Instill Healthy Habits in Kids
    (25-Mar-2016)
    Outside activity feels less like a chore when the weather is warm, expert suggests

  • Healthy Amount of Vitamin C Might Keep Cataracts at Bay
    (24-Mar-2016)
    Key is to get the nutrient from foods rather than a supplement, researchers say

  • Kids' Fruit Drinks, Juices Contain Day's Worth of Sugar
    (24-Mar-2016)
    Study was conducted in Britain, but experts say similar results would be found in U.S.

  • Health Tip: Breakfast Is Essential
    (23-Mar-2016)
    It can help kids do better in school

  • The Sounds You Make Eating May Be a Diet Aid
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Experiments found that when people could hear themselves chew and chomp, they ate less

  • Health Tip: Factors That Affect Fullness
    (21-Mar-2016)
    It's not just how much you eat

  • 1 in 6 Seniors Takes Dangerous Combos of Meds, Supplements: Study
    (21-Mar-2016)
    Researchers say patients should tell doctors every treatment they're taking

  • Health Tip: Want to Try Raw Milk?
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Consider the potential risks

  • Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthy Family Vacation
    (17-Mar-2016)
    Stay active and make healthier food choices

  • School Breakfast Programs Vital, Even if Some Kids Also Eat at Home
    (17-Mar-2016)
    Skipping the morning meal was tied to higher weight in study of middle schoolers

  • More Healthy Foods Offered in School Lunches, Study Finds
    (17-Mar-2016)
    But some parts of the country are further ahead than others

  • Health Tip: Make Grocery Shopping Faster and Cheaper
    (15-Mar-2016)
    Don't shop while you're hungry

  • Half of Americans' Calories Come From 'Ultra-Processed' Foods
    (10-Mar-2016)
    They contain most of the added sugar in the U.S. diet, researchers add

  • Health Tip: Stuff Your Salad With Nutritious Ingredients
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Herbs and greens add flavor and nutrients

  • Special Infant Formulas Don't Shield Against Asthma, Allergies: Study
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Review of nearly 70 years of data found no protective effect; experts urge breast-feeding instead

  • Be Wary of Imported Supplements: FDA
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Officials say scammers often target groups that don't speak English, have limited access to health care

  • Six Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Colon Cancer
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Diet, weight and physical activity play a significant role, expert says

  • Vitamin D a No Go for Arthritic Knees, Study Finds
    (08-Mar-2016)
    Supplements didn't slow disease progression or ease pain, even in patients with low levels of the vitamin

  • Low Prenatal Vitamin D Linked to Later MS in Offspring
    (07-Mar-2016)
    Study compared Finnish adults with and without multiple sclerosis, but more research is needed

  • Consistent Self-Weighing Might Give Your Diet a Boost
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Study suggests routinely checking weight enhanced dieters' confidence to resist food temptations

  • Can Certain 'Poor Carb' Diets Raise Nonsmokers' Lung Cancer Risk?
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Study suggests link for regimens rich in refined carbs, potatoes, but it can't prove cause-and-effect

  • Health Tip: Eat a Healthier Lunch
    (03-Mar-2016)
    Suggestions for what to include

  • Climate-Related Changes in Food Production Could Lead to 500,000 Deaths
    (03-Mar-2016)
    Research model predicts results for 2050

  • Protein-Heavy Meals Make You Feel Fuller, Sooner: Study
    (03-Mar-2016)
    Whether that will lead to weight loss over time is still unclear, however

  • A Daily Cup of Tea May Soothe Your Heart
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Regular drinkers had fewer heart attacks, less calcium buildup in their arteries, study finds

  • Healthier Arteries May Lower Dementia Risk in Old Age
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Preventing calcium buildup might thwart mental decline in your 80s and beyond, study finds

  • Lower Fruit, Vegetable Prices Might Save Lives
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Studies found that also raising taxes on sugary drinks may prevent even more deaths

  • Certain Jobs Hazardous to Your Heart Health, Study Finds
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Office workers, truckers and police seem to face challenges eating well, staying fit

  • Lack of Sleep May Give You the 'Munchies'
    (29-Feb-2016)
    Chemical effect in the body is similar to that of marijuana, study says

  • Health Tip: Prepping for Pregnancy
    (26-Feb-2016)
    Get to a healthy body weight

  • 1 in 3 Americans Drinks Sugary Soda or Juice Daily: CDC
    (25-Feb-2016)
    These beverages linked to greater risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, researchers say

  • Parents' Depression, Anxiety May Contribute to Kids' Fussy Eating
    (23-Feb-2016)
    If mom or dad had mental health issues, children were pickier about what they ate, study finds

  • Health Tip: Take Stock of Your Eating Habits
    (22-Feb-2016)
    Turn bad habits into good ones

  • Seven Steps Toward a Healthier Heart
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Eating better, exercising and managing cholesterol can help reduce your risks

  • Health Tip: Let Kids Prepare Breakfast
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Ideas for what to include

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Heart
    (17-Feb-2016)
    Here's what you can do

  • Health Tip: Feel Full With Fewer Calories
    (17-Feb-2016)
    Certain foods will do the trick

  • Prenatal Diet Rich in Vitamin D May Cut Allergy Risk in Kids: Study
    (17-Feb-2016)
    But supplements don't offer the same protection, researchers say

  • Cholesterol in Eggs May Not Hurt Heart Health: Study
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Research also finds other dietary cholesterol doesn't appear to up heart disease risk

  • Do Benefits of City Gardening Outweigh Risks?
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Lead and other soil contaminants aren't a concern for all vegetables, expert contends

  • Cholesterol in Eggs May Not Hurt Heart Health: Study
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Research also finds other dietary cholesterol doesn't appear to up heart disease risk

  • Organic Milk and Meat Have Higher Nutrient Levels: Study
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Research suggests these products could boost intake of omega-3s, other healthy fatty acids

  • How to Keep Your New Year's Exercise Mojo All Year Long
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Set realistic goals, be consistent and understand you're in it for the long haul, expert says

  • Lots of Fish in Pregnancy Tied to Higher Obesity Risk in Kids
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Study couldn't determine what's causing the link, but certain toxins, such as mercury, may be to blame

  • Valentine's Day Can Still Be Sweet for Loved Ones With Diabetes
    (12-Feb-2016)
    Flowers, jewelry or an outdoor excursion can make the holiday romantic, expert says

  • Health Tip: Plan Family Meals and Exercise
    (11-Feb-2016)
    Stay healthier together

  • Varied Diets May Not Curb Childhood Obesity, Study Suggests
    (11-Feb-2016)
    Kids given more food diversity might be heavier, researchers find

  • Health Tip: If You're Not Hungry
    (10-Feb-2016)
    Suggestions to take your mind off snacking

  • Health Tip: Eating Red Meat
    (09-Feb-2016)
    Watch how much you consume

  • Health Tip: Eating Iron-Rich Foods
    (09-Feb-2016)
    Here's where you can find the mineral

  • Healthier Diets May Be Cutting Heart, Diabetes Risks in U.S. Teens
    (09-Feb-2016)
    But obesity still rose and physical activity remained the same, study showed

  • Super Bowl Foods Can Be a Win, Win: Healthy and Delicious
    (05-Feb-2016)
    Drinking water, limiting portions can also save thousands of calories, expert says

  • Health Tip: Understanding Metabolism
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Debunking some of the myths

  • Bear Belly Might Hold Clues to Obesity in Humans
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Researchers find alterations in gut microbes at different times of year

  • Daily Bit of Chocolate in Pregnancy May Help Mom, Baby
    (04-Feb-2016)
    No matter what the level of healthy flavanols, improvements seen in circulatory health

  • Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Garden of Life RAW Meal Products: CDC
    (03-Feb-2016)
    Consumers shouldn't eat certain Organic Shake & Meal Replacement foods

  • Seafood Might Protect Brain in People at Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's
    (02-Feb-2016)
    Study also finds mercury in fish isn't linked to dementia symptoms

  • Girls Who Eat More Fiber May Face Lower Breast Cancer Risk Later: Study
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Start eating vegetables, fruits, beans and whole grains early in life, experts say

  • Health Tip: Shed Poor Eating Habits
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Start by eating a healthy breakfast

  • Higher Fiber Intake May Improve Lung Function
    (28-Jan-2016)
    Best outcomes seen when eating more than 18 grams a day, study finds

  • Eating Certain Fruits, Veggies May Help a Bit With Weight Control
    (28-Jan-2016)
    Study found those who ate apples, pears, berries, peppers had better weight management in long run

  • Soy May Counter Effects of BPA in Women Undergoing Fertility Treatments
    (27-Jan-2016)
    Soy-rich diet combats harmful chemical in those undergoing in-vitro fertilization, researchers report

  • Health Tip: Create a Healthier Sandwich
    (26-Jan-2016)
    Opt for whole grains and low-fat ingredients

  • Parents Often Ill-Informed About Food-Allergy Emergencies
    (26-Jan-2016)
    Many don't know how, when to use epinephrine, study finds

  • Schools Must Do More to Combat Obesity Among Hispanic Kids: Report
    (26-Jan-2016)
    Researchers call for policies promoting exercise, good nutrition

  • Prenatal Vitamin D Supplements May Not Lower Baby's Asthma Risk: Study
    (26-Jan-2016)
    But since the nutrient can help ease other ills, supplementation may not be a bad idea, experts say

  • Health Tip: Shopping for Healthier Foods
    (25-Jan-2016)
    Check product labels

  • Healthy-Eating Tots Still Like Junk Food
    (23-Jan-2016)
    Obesity prevention efforts may need to do more than encourage kids to eat fruits and veggies, experts say

  • Health Tip: Promote Healthier Eating in Kids
    (22-Jan-2016)
    Suggestions to foster good habits

  • Supermarkets Nearby May Help Kids Lose Some Weight: Study
    (21-Jan-2016)
    Coaching on healthy food choices is a plus, too, experts say

  • Most U.S. Restaurant Meals Exceed Recommended Calories: Study
    (20-Jan-2016)
    American, Chinese and Italian meals average around 1,500 calories, researchers say

  • Eating More Healthy Fats May Extend Life, Study Suggests
    (20-Jan-2016)
    Could prevent more than a million heart disease deaths worldwide each year, researchers estimate

  • Health Tip: Evaluating Your Environment
    (19-Jan-2016)
    Does it promote a healthy lifestyle?

  • Schools Offering Drinking Water May Have Slightly Slimmer Students
    (19-Jan-2016)
    When water was available, kids purchased less milk, study found

  • Health Tip: Let Kids Dip Into Lunch
    (18-Jan-2016)
    Pack crackers and veggies with dip

  • Low Bicarbonate Levels May Be a Danger for Seniors
    (15-Jan-2016)
    Healthy older people have greater risk of death if blood bicarbonate level too low, research suggests

  • Can Berries, Citrus Fruits Boost Male Sexual Health?
    (15-Jan-2016)
    New study suggests a connection, but some doubt 'flavonoids' are an impotence remedy

  • Health Tip: Learn About Vitamin C
    (14-Jan-2016)
    How it can help keep you healthier

  • Health Tip: Get Enough Nutrients
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Potential benefits of proper diet

  • Health Warning Labels Might Help Parents Skip the Soda Aisle
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Survey suggests warnings of tooth decay, obesity, diabetes could reduce sugary drink sales

  • Green, Leafy Vegetables Each Day May Help Keep Glaucoma at Bay
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Risk of the eye disease dropped by 20 percent or more for those who consumed the most, study found

  • Pre-Pregnancy Potato Consumption Linked to Gestational Diabetes
    (13-Jan-2016)
    Five cups of spuds weekly boosts odds by 50 percent, research suggests

  • Heavy Waiters, Waitresses May Prompt Bigger Orders: Study
    (12-Jan-2016)
    Server's size found to influence dessert and alcohol choices

  • Sugary Drinks Tied to Increase in Deep Belly Fat
    (11-Jan-2016)
    And that type of fat associated with risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, researchers report

  • Many Disney-Goers Happy to Skip the Fries
    (08-Jan-2016)
    Healthier sides, drinks don't increase the cost of kids' meals, research shows

  • New U.S. Dietary Guidelines: Limit Sugar and Salt, Boost Fruit and Veggie Intake
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Recommendations, revised every 5 years, designed to promote healthier lifestyles

  • Americans Still Consume Too Much Salt: CDC
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Most of it comes from processed or restaurant food, not salt shaker, experts say

  • New U.S. Dietary Guidelines: Limit Sugar and Salt, Boost Fruit and Veggie Intake
    (07-Jan-2016)
    Recommendations, revised every 5 years, designed to promote healthier lifestyles

  • Report: DASH Diet Best Overall Eating Plan
    (05-Jan-2016)
    The MIND, Mediterranean and Fertility diets also get high marks for health

  • People May Eat More of a Food That's Labeled 'Healthy'
    (05-Jan-2016)
    Many subconsciously seem to consider it less filling, potentially leading to weight gain, researchers say

  • Report: DASH Diet Best Overall Eating Plan
    (05-Jan-2016)
    The MIND, Mediterranean and Fertility diets also get high marks for health

  • Diet and Exercise Benefit People With Heart Failure
    (05-Jan-2016)
    Combination approach greatly boosted oxygen consumption, study shows

  • New School Lunch Program Lets Kids Select More Nutritious Meals
    (04-Jan-2016)
    Changes include more variety, and servings of fruits and vegetables, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Sip on a Lighter Version of Hot Chocolate
    (30-Dec-2015)
    Suggestions to trim calories

  • Could High-Dose Vitamin D Help Fight Multiple Sclerosis?
    (30-Dec-2015)
    Supplementation appears safe but experts say it's too soon for general recommendation

  • Carbs Fuel Long Runs: Study
    (29-Dec-2015)
    Researchers show fat isn't necessary for marathons

  • Health Tip: Four Simple Steps for Healthier Eating
    (28-Dec-2015)
    Follow these guidelines

  • When and Where of Weight-Loss Surgery May Affect Vitamin D Levels
    (28-Dec-2015)
    'Sunshine vitamin' deficiency tied to poorer outcomes for patients in northern regions in winter

  • How to Prevent Home Cooking Fires
    (25-Dec-2015)
    Unattended cooking equipment the leading cause of kitchen fires, research shows

  • Meals on Wheels Can Deliver Emotional Nourishment, Too
    (25-Dec-2015)
    Recipients say they feel less lonely, study finds

  • Dietitian Experts Offer Holiday Food Safety Tips
    (24-Dec-2015)
    For starters, check temperatures with a food thermometer

  • Health Tip: Watching Calories
    (23-Dec-2015)
    Is it enough?

  • U.S. Task Force Stays Neutral on Cholesterol Screening for Kids
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Not enough evidence to recommend for or against checking everyone under 20, expert panel says

  • U.S. Task Force Backs Statins for Those 40 to 75 at Heightened Heart Risk
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Primary focus is on people with 10 percent or greater threat of heart attack or stroke within 10 years

  • To Help Your Kids Get Better Grades, Feed Them Breakfast: Study
    (18-Dec-2015)
    Researchers find signs that what children eat is closely linked to their academic success

  • Health Tip: Keeping Diabetes in Check During the Holidays
    (18-Dec-2015)
    Eat right and get enough rest

  • Health Tip: Don't Pack on Pounds During Holidays
    (14-Dec-2015)
    Tips to avoid December weight gain

  • Health Tip: If Teeth Are Sensitive
    (11-Dec-2015)
    Avoid acidic foods

  • Health Tip: Portion Your Child's Plate
    (11-Dec-2015)
    Help ensure that the youngster eats healthy

  • Pesticide in Milk Years Ago May Be Linked to Signs of Parkinson's: Study
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Men in Hawaii who drank more milk showed brain changes, but more research needed to confirm link

  • Health Tip: Approach Holiday Eating With a Healthier Attitude
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Enjoy your food, but make wise choices

  • 1 in 8 American Adults Still Have High Cholesterol: CDC
    (01-Dec-2015)
    Many don't meet targets, and expert says even those targets aren't good enough to prevent heart attacks

  • Health Tip: Watch What You Eat
    (01-Dec-2015)
    Keep a food journal

  • Health Tip: Get the Facts on Iodine
    (30-Nov-2015)
    It's an essential part of your diet

  • Health Tip: Learn About Processed Foods
    (27-Nov-2015)
    Check ingredient labels for harmful contents

  • Sweat to Help Reduce Your Risk for Prostate Cancer
    (27-Nov-2015)
    Vigorous exercise, nutritious diet lower odds for deadly forms of the disease, research suggests

  • Healthy Holiday Substitutions Can Help Your Heart
    (26-Nov-2015)
    Try replacing sugar and butter with fruit, vegetable oil

  • Don't Let Reflux Ruin Your Thanksgiving
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Expert offers tips for avoiding heartburn this holiday

  • Probiotics May Not Shield 'Preemies' From Serious Illness, Study Finds
    (25-Nov-2015)
    More research on individual strains of these good bacteria may be needed

  • Health Tip: Promote Better Brain Health
    (24-Nov-2015)
    Feed it knowledge and nutrition

  • Play it Safe Cooking the Thanksgiving Feast
    (24-Nov-2015)
    Risk of fire, burns high during the holiday, expert warns

  • Melatonin Might Help Sleepless Kids With Eczema, Study Finds
    (24-Nov-2015)
    But treating skin condition is still best approach, expert says

  • Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight: Doctors' Group
    (23-Nov-2015)
    Obesity can lead to complications for both mom and baby, experts say

  • Foods May Affect Each Person's Blood Sugar Differently, Study Suggests
    (19-Nov-2015)
    Researchers say 'one-size-fits-all' diet doesn't exist

  • Genetically Engineered Salmon Gets FDA Approval
    (19-Nov-2015)
    It's first animal-based food to get OK from the agency, which says it's safe to eat and doesn't need special label

  • Health Tip: Host a Healthier Holiday Meal
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Cut the fat, salt and sugar

  • More Gluten Before Age 2 Linked to Celiac Disease in At-Risk Kids
    (17-Nov-2015)
    But it's not clear if limiting the protein in baby's diet would help, experts say

  • Health Tip: You May Not Have to Give Up Dessert
    (13-Nov-2015)
    Some diabetics may enjoy small portions

  • Health Tip: Enjoy Heart-Healthy Holiday Foods
    (13-Nov-2015)
    Seasonal produce is a great option

  • Kitchen Utensils Can Spread Bacteria, Study Finds
    (13-Nov-2015)
    Expert advises washing knives, peelers between each use on different types of produce

  • FDA Finalizes New Food Safety Rules
    (13-Nov-2015)
    Farms, importers will be responsible for preventing outbreaks of foodborne illness

  • Health Tip: Feeding Your Child a Vegetarian Diet
    (12-Nov-2015)
    Make sure it includes enough nutrients

  • FDA Wants Public Comment on Use of Word 'Natural' on Food Labels
    (11-Nov-2015)
    Request is response to citizen petitions asking that the agency define the term

  • Newborn Probiotic Use Tied to Lower Risk of Type 1 Diabetes
    (11-Nov-2015)
    But association was only found in those with the highest genetic risk of the disease

  • Health Tip: Keeping Foods Safe in the Refrigerator
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Keep it cold enough and store food properly

  • Parents the Target of Deceptive Food Ads, Study Says
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Commercials that misstate benefits of sugary products concern researchers

  • Barbecued, Pan-Fried Meat May Boost Kidney Cancer Risk
    (09-Nov-2015)
    High-heat cooking methods implicated in new study

  • Home Cooking May Help Keep Type 2 Diabetes at Bay
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Study finds it was linked to fewer sugar-sweetened beverages, lower weight

  • Studies Explore Link Between Diet, Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Healthy eating might help prevent debilitating joint disorder, researchers say

  • Omega 3 Supplements Don't Help With Depression: Review
    (06-Nov-2015)
    U.K. scientists find little evidence they ease symptoms

  • Junk Food Not to Blame for America's Obesity Epidemic: Study
    (05-Nov-2015)
    People just eat too much, researchers suggest

  • Health Tip: Eat Enough Fiber
    (04-Nov-2015)
    Skins of fruits and veggies are great sources

  • Count Bites, Subtract the Pounds
    (04-Nov-2015)
    Consuming less food leads to weight loss in one month, study finds

  • Calorie Counts on Menus May Prompt Healthier Offerings
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Study found chain restaurants that used them tended to offer more lower-calorie choices

  • Sweetened Drinks Might Raise Men's Risk for Heart Failure
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Two servings daily linked to higher odds for the disabling condition, study says

  • Multistate Foodborne Illness Outbreaks the Most Deadly: CDC
    (03-Nov-2015)
    Food industry must do more to curb widespread health threats, experts say

  • Better Diets May Be Extending Americans' Lives
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Study suggests people are eating better, living longer, though there's still room for lots of improvement

  • Fast-Food Menus With Calorie Counts Not Changing New Yorkers' Habits
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Affordable Care Act requires nationwide menu labeling in 2016

  • Fast-Food Menus With Calorie Counts Not Changing New Yorkers' Habits
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Affordable Care Act requires nationwide menu labeling in 2016

  • Better Diets May Be Extending Americans' Lives
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Study suggests people are eating better, living longer, though there's still room for lots of improvement

  • Health Tip: Snack After Sports
    (30-Oct-2015)
    Here are potential benefits

  • Kids Meals, Toys and TV Ads Add Up to Frequent Fast Food: Study
    (30-Oct-2015)
    Restaurant chains that advertise on children's networks exert strong pull on 3- to 7-year-olds

  • Health Tip: Potassium is an Essential Mineral
    (29-Oct-2015)
    Here's why you need it

  • Health Tip: How Foods Impact Glycemic Index
    (27-Oct-2015)
    Higher score means greater effect on blood sugar

  • Secret to Staying Slim May Be as Close as Your Fruit Bowl
    (27-Oct-2015)
    Women who keep produce on their kitchen counters weigh about 13 pounds less than those who don't, study finds

  • Cutting Sugar From Diet Boosts Kids' Health Immediately: Study
    (27-Oct-2015)
    Though calories remained same, obese children saw better blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar levels

  • Loading Up on Fruit, Veggies in Early Adulthood Pays Off Later
    (26-Oct-2015)
    CT scans after 20 years show healthier arteries, study says

  • Processed Meat Can Cause Cancer: WHO
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Meanwhile, red meat only shows some association with an increased risk for colon cancer, expert panel says

  • Doctors Key to Stopping Child Hunger
    (23-Oct-2015)
    American Academy of Pediatrics statement says all kids should be screened for signs of malnutrition

  • Health Food Stores Urge Supplements to Underage Teens: Study
    (23-Oct-2015)
    Two-thirds of clerks recommend muscle-building aid not OK'd for use before age 18

  • Mediterranean Diet May Keep Your Mind Healthier in Old Age
    (21-Oct-2015)
    Seniors who ate more foods tied to the eating plan, especially fish, had bigger brains, study says

  • Health Tip: Promote Healthy Habits During Meals
    (19-Oct-2015)
    Do's and don'ts for healthier eating

  • Men's Health Supplements Don't Benefit Prostate Cancer Patients: Study
    (19-Oct-2015)
    Research suggests these products won't cut risk of disease spread or death

  • Study Sees Link Between High Cholesterol and Tendon Trouble
    (16-Oct-2015)
    Chronic inflammation could explain possible connection, researchers theorize

  • Healthy Eaters Don't Trust Overweight Bloggers, Study Finds
    (16-Oct-2015)
    People seem to assume heavier people will recommend richer, less nutritious foods

  • Health Tip: Shop Healthy Without Breaking the Bank
    (16-Oct-2015)
    Better food on a budget

  • Health Tip: Cooking With Oil
    (16-Oct-2015)
    Make these heart-healthier choices

  • Health Tip: Are You Getting Enough Potassium?
    (15-Oct-2015)
    Good sources of the essential nutrient

  • Dietary Supplements Land Thousands in the ER Each Year
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Weight-loss products, energy boosters are common culprits, study finds

  • Dietary Supplements Land Thousands in the ER Each Year
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Weight-loss products, energy boosters are common culprits, study finds

  • Vitamin D, Calcium May Not Prevent Colon Cancer After All
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Large study finds supplements no better than placebo at warding off recurring polyps

  • Many Cancer Survivors Eat Poorly, Study Finds
    (13-Oct-2015)
    Doctors often overlook dietary advice, experts say

  • Calcium Supplements Tied to Kidney Stone Risk in Study
    (13-Oct-2015)
    But don't stop on your own if doctor recommended them, experts say

  • Weight, Growth Early in Life May Affect Adult Brain
    (09-Oct-2015)
    Poor nutrition during childhood tied to poorer sight, hearing, and even thinking later on, study finds

  • Health Tip: Stop Late-Night Snacking
    (08-Oct-2015)
    And avoid those extra calories

  • Carrots Do Help Aging Eyes, Study Shows
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Leafy greens, brightly colored veggies such as orange peppers also may stave off macular degeneration

  • Health Tip: Make Good Gluten-Free Choices
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Gluten-free doesn't necessarily mean healthy

  • Popular Antioxidant Seems to Spread Skin Cancer Cells in Mouse Research
    (07-Oct-2015)
    But link between N-acetylcysteine and melanoma progression needs more study

  • Health Tip: Boost Energy Without Caffeine
    (06-Oct-2015)
    Foods that can help recharge your batteries

  • Health Tip: Stay Fit and Healthy During Pregnancy
    (01-Oct-2015)
    And keep up healthy habits once your baby arrives

  • Higher-Protein Diet May Help Some With Type 2 Diabetes
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Study finds benefit for those with gene variant related to vitamin D metabolism

  • Added Calcium May Not Help Older Bones: Studies
    (30-Sep-2015)
    Researchers find no evidence that boosting intake will prevent fractures

  • More Evidence High-Fiber, Mediterranean Diet Is Good for You
    (29-Sep-2015)
    Plant-based regimens can boost fatty acids that lower your risk for diabetes, heart disease, study says

  • Health Tip: Choosing the Right Bedtime Snack
    (28-Sep-2015)
    It can ease hunger and help lull you to sleep

  • Sweetened Drinks May Damage Heart, Review Finds
    (28-Sep-2015)
    Added sugars raise risk of heart troubles, stroke, experts say

  • Forget Three Square Meals -- Americans Eat All Day Long
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Tracking real-world eating patterns, researchers find that people consume food anytime they're awake

  • Potatoes, Tomatoes Make Up Bulk of Americans' Veggie Intake
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Too little variety may mean too few nutrients for millions, USDA report warns

  • Coffee May Not Risk Irregular Heartbeat, Study Claims
    (23-Sep-2015)
    Finds no link between beverage and increased odds of atrial fibrillation

  • Not All Trans Fats Harm the Heart, German Study Contends
    (23-Sep-2015)
    Those found naturally in dairy, meat products may help, while low levels of artificial trans fats might not hurt

  • Beet Juice Boosts Muscle Power in Heart Patients
    (22-Sep-2015)
    Researchers say dietary nitrate could help these patients climb stairs and get out of a chair

  • Health Tip: Eating Well at Work
    (21-Sep-2015)
    Be prepared with healthy foods

  • Apples Are American Kids' Favorite Fruit
    (21-Sep-2015)
    But children should broaden their palate, researcher says

  • A High Salt and Potassium Diet May Accelerate Chronic Kidney Disease
    (17-Sep-2015)
    Study participants had far more sodium than the recommended daily limit

  • Sugary Drinks Often Part of Overall Poor Diet
    (17-Sep-2015)
    Unhealthy eating, sweetened beverages may combine to raise diabetes risk, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Skip the Frying Pan
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Try a healthier alternative

  • Mediterranean Diet With Olive Oil Might Cut Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Odds were reduced 68 percent in large Spanish review, but longer-term follow-up studies are needed

  • Jumbo Portions Lead to Overeating, Study Confirms
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Researchers recommend curbs on size, availability of fattening foods

  • Health Tip: Eat on Schedule
    (11-Sep-2015)
    Don't lag on meal times

  • Could Eating Fish Help Ward Off Depression?
    (11-Sep-2015)
    Consuming more meals from the sea linked to lower risk, study suggests, but cause-and-effect not proven

  • Diet Sodas May Not Help You Lose Weight, Study Contends
    (11-Sep-2015)
    People who drank low-calorie soft drinks tended to eat more foods high in sugar, salt and fat

  • Short Lunch Periods Leave Kids Eating Less, Study Finds
    (11-Sep-2015)
    Schools should take steps to expedite long lines to give students more time to eat, researchers say

  • Gut Bugs May Affect Body Fat, 'Good' Cholesterol Levels
    (10-Sep-2015)
    But finding does not prove certain intestinal bacteria determine size of one's waistline

  • Gut Bugs May Affect Body Fat, 'Good' Cholesterol Levels
    (10-Sep-2015)
    But finding does not prove certain intestinal bacteria determine size of one's waistline

  • 2nd Death Reported in Nationwide Salmonella Outbreak
    (10-Sep-2015)
    Tainted cucumbers also linked to 341 illnesses in 30 states, CDC officials report

  • FDA Acts to Make Food Safer in Wake of Outbreaks
    (10-Sep-2015)
    New rules focus on cleanliness of manufacturing facilities

  • Very High-Calorie Diets Show How Overeating May Lead to Diabetes
    (09-Sep-2015)
    In study, men consumed 6,000 calories daily for a week, with unhealthy results showing up within days

  • Health Tip: Enjoy Sushi the Healthier Way
    (08-Sep-2015)
    Suggestions to cut the calories

  • Health Tip: Avoiding the Weight-Loss Rollercoaster
    (08-Sep-2015)
    Suggestions for healthier eating

  • Think Genes Drive Obesity? You May Eat Less Healthy
    (08-Sep-2015)
    In study, people who thought DNA dictated their body weight had worse diets and exercised less

  • Health Tip: Eat Enough Nutrient-Rich Foods
    (07-Sep-2015)
    Here's what should be included in your diet

  • Health Tip: If Your Child Chooses Unhealthy Foods
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Suggestions to help break the habit

  • Probiotics Don't Keep Bad Bugs at Bay in Critically Ill: Study
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Despite 'good' bacteria treatment, antibiotic-resistant bacteria still colonized ICU patients' intestines

  • Too Much Weight in Midlife Tied to Earlier Alzheimer's
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Slimming down might delay dementia, research suggests

  • Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: Study
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Smaller portions could lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, even in low-risk people

  • Your Heart Is Likely 'Older' Than You Are
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Smoking, high blood pressure and cholesterol can age this vital organ, CDC says

  • Proposed NYC Law May Trim 54 Calories From Kids' Fast Food Meals
    (31-Aug-2015)
    If passed, legislation would also reduce levels of fat and sodium, study says

  • Could Lots of Coffee Up Heart Risks for Young Adults With High Blood Pressure?
    (31-Aug-2015)
    Study finds an association, but can't prove cause and effect

  • FDA Approves Second Drug in New Class of Cholesterol-Lowering Medications
    (28-Aug-2015)
    Trials showed Repatha slashed 'bad' LDL cholesterol levels in those who couldn't tolerate statins

  • Health Tip: If Allergic to Eggs
    (27-Aug-2015)
    Here are potential substitutes

  • Many Kids Tossing Fruits, Veggies in Trash Since New U.S. School Lunch Rules
    (27-Aug-2015)
    Although youngsters put produce on their trays, they're throwing out about a third more, study found

  • Healthier School Meals Offered Across U.S., Feds Find
    (27-Aug-2015)
    Students get more fruits and veggies, less salt

  • Medical Groups Endorse Early Exposure to Peanut Products for High-Risk Infants
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Interim guidance issued in response to study that found exposure lowered chances of allergy by 80 percent

  • Many Parents Put 'Food Pressure' on Their Kids, Study Finds
    (25-Aug-2015)
    Overweight moms, dads often limit food intake, while those of normal weight push children to eat more

  • Exercise, Supplements Like Fish Oil Won't Keep Elderly Sharper: Studies
    (25-Aug-2015)
    Two trials cast doubt on these widely touted strategies

  • Main Dishes May Fall Flat After Stellar Appetizers
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Want your entree to stand out? Use mediocre ingredients in your starter course, study suggests

  • Healthy Breakfast Is Essential for Kids
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Expert shares tips for morning meals they can't pass up

  • Health Tip: Poor Eating Habits
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Traits to avoid

  • Health Tip: Diet Affects Your Dental Health
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Eat healthier for your teeth

  • Genetically Modified Foods, Herbicides and Human Safety
    (19-Aug-2015)
    2 researchers decry heavy use of weedkillers; manufacturer says no threat exists

  • Health Tip: Eat Responsibly
    (17-Aug-2015)
    Maintain a healthy balance

  • Can Coffee Lower Risk of Colon Cancer's Return?
    (17-Aug-2015)
    Study found an association but didn't prove cause and effect

  • Health Tip: Strive to Lose Weight
    (14-Aug-2015)
    Adopt these success strategies

  • Clearing Land Around Farms Doesn't Improve Food Safety
    (14-Aug-2015)
    Expert says diverse plant life may even help filter bacteria and chemical run-off

  • Low-Fat May Beat Low-Carb Diet for Trimming Body Fat: Study
    (14-Aug-2015)
    But best weight-loss plan is one you can stick with long-term, researcher says

  • Vitamin D Supplements Little Help for Obese Teens, Study Finds
    (14-Aug-2015)
    Taking them did not help heart or lower diabetes risk, and may be linked to higher cholesterol levels

  • Health Tip: Drink Water All Day
    (13-Aug-2015)
    Always carry a water bottle

  • Health Tip: Get the Facts About Calories
    (12-Aug-2015)
    They're not the only factor that influences weight

  • Jury Still Out on Whether Saturated Fat Is Bad for You, Researchers Say
    (12-Aug-2015)
    But clear link seen between trans fats and heart troubles, early death

  • Calorie Burn Boost May Be Weight-Loss Surgery's Secret
    (11-Aug-2015)
    Researchers find that gastric bypass procedure increases energy needed to digest food

  • More Evidence That Southern Cooking Boosts Heart Risk
    (10-Aug-2015)
    Avoid diet heavy in fried food, processed meats and sugary drinks, experts advise

  • Health Tip: Set a Date to Lose the Weight
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Target weight loss to a special event

  • What Parents Can Do to Promote Good Dental Health
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Eat right and teach kids how to care for their teeth properly, expert suggests

  • Skipping Breakfast a Bad Idea for People with Type 2 Diabetes
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Missing morning meal could raise blood sugar levels the rest of the day, study says

  • Cutting Certain Carbs Might Not Ease Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Research finds little evidence to support elimination diet's use

  • Could Too Many Refined Carbs Make You Depressed?
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Study found postmenopausal women who ate more processed foods faced higher risk of mood disorder

  • Bodybuilder Supplement Abuse a Growing Concern
    (07-Aug-2015)
    Study finds more men using them to achieve 'perfect' body, may qualify as new eating disorder

  • Health Tip: Opt for Alternatives to Soda
    (06-Aug-2015)
    And save on calories and sugar

  • A Man's Meat Intake Might Influence His Fertility: Study
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Couples undergoing IVF treatments fared worse if his consumption of processed meats was high

  • Spicing Up Your Meals Might Extend Your Life
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Regularly eating chili peppers, other hot foods linked to lower risk of death during study period

  • Health Tip: Plan to Eat Healthier
    (03-Aug-2015)
    Avoid sugary drinks and unnecessary carbs

  • Severe 'Picky Eating' May Point to Mental Health Issues in Kids
    (03-Aug-2015)
    1 in 5 young children has limited palate, study finds

  • Stand, Don't Sit, to Get Healthier, Researchers Say
    (31-Jul-2015)
    Even if you exercise, sitting for long periods linked to higher blood sugar, cholesterol levels

  • Mineral Supplement: Wild Chimps May Eat Clay for Health
    (31-Jul-2015)
    Biologists say the animals may be boosting minerals in diet or 'detoxing'

  • Regular, Moderate Coffee Drinking Tied to Better Brain Health in Seniors
    (31-Jul-2015)
    But those who upped daily intake actually had higher odds for a precursor to dementia, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Enjoy Berries
    (30-Jul-2015)
    They're good for you

  • Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets?
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Risk is highest for those who use social media site to compare themselves to friends, study finds

  • School's Out, Fattening Behaviors Are In
    (26-Jul-2015)
    Kids eat more sugar, watch more TV over summer vacation, study says

  • FDA Wants to Strengthen Sugar Labeling
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Adding 'percent daily value' would help consumers avoid unneeded, harmful calories, agency says

  • Health Tip: Get More Nutrients
    (23-Jul-2015)
    Make a few simple adjustments to your menu

  • Healthy Diet May Help Shield the Aging Brain
    (23-Jul-2015)
    Older adults who ate better maintained problem-solving and planning skills, study finds

  • High Soda Intake May Boost Diabetes Risk, Even Without Obesity
    (22-Jul-2015)
    Daily sugary drink tied to 13 percent increased risk over a decade, study finds

  • Health Tip: Dig Into Healthier Southern Foods
    (17-Jul-2015)
    Lighten salty dishes with seasonings

  • Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More?
    (17-Jul-2015)
    In some people, alcohol causes the brain to focus on food aromas, study finds

  • Time Spent Sitting May Not Affect Diet, Study Suggests
    (17-Jul-2015)
    But that's still no reason to avoid exercise, researchers and experts say

  • Health Tip: Say 'Yes' to Yogurt
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Serve it for breakfast and dessert

  • Vitamin B12 Supplements May Not Help Some Seniors
    (16-Jul-2015)
    They seem to work only when deficiency of the nutrient is severe, study finds

  • More Evidence a Healthy Diet Can Lower Risks of Heart Disease, Cancer
    (14-Jul-2015)
    Poor adults with good nutrition had 20 percent lower odds of disease-related death during study period

  • Wild Mushrooms Might Be Your Last Meal
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Wrong choices can lead to liver failure, death, experts warn

  • In Some Ways, Fast Food No Worse for Health Than Full-Service Meals: Study
    (10-Jul-2015)
    Salt, cholesterol consumption higher at sit-down restaurants, researchers find

  • Only 1 in 10 Americans Eats Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC
    (09-Jul-2015)
    The foods help lower risk of illnesses such as obesity, heart disease and type 2 diabetes, expert says

  • Health Tip: Let Kids Learn in the Kitchen
    (08-Jul-2015)
    Hands-on experience can encourage healthier eating

  • Good at Imagining Aromas? You May Be Prone to Weight Gain
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Ability to conjure up odors in the mind might lead to food cravings, research suggests

  • Summer Danger: BBQ Grill Brush Wires Causing Big Health Woes
    (02-Jul-2015)
    If ingested, stray wire bristles can pierce throat, intestines, public health experts warn.

  • Many Americans Trying to Cut Their Salt Intake: CDC
    (02-Jul-2015)
    Overall, half of adults surveyed recently said they were trying to avoid sodium

  • Surging Food Supply Linked to Global Obesity Epidemic
    (01-Jul-2015)
    Boost in available calories comes largely from ultra-processed, inexpensive foods, expert says

  • Fish-Related Food Poisoning in Florida Under-Reported
    (29-Jun-2015)
    Survey finds many more fishermen sick after eating barracuda, grouper than previously thought

  • Parents Should Set Good Example to Keep Kids Slim, Pediatrics Group Says
    (29-Jun-2015)
    Avoid keeping sugary, high-calorie foods in the house, and encourage being active together

  • Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods With Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms
    (29-Jun-2015)
    Study suggests making these resources easily accessible, affordable might cut odds of disease

  • Can Orange Juice, Grapefruit Raise Your Melanoma Risk?
    (29-Jun-2015)
    Study authors think compounds in citrus may sensitize skin to sunlight, but further study needed

  • Fat No Longer the Focus of New U.S. Dietary Guidelines
    (26-Jun-2015)
    Nutrition experts endorse decision to drop restrictions, focus on quality of food instead

  • Health Tip: Eat Veggies at Breakfast
    (25-Jun-2015)
    Suggestions for a healthier meal

  • Half of U.S. Hispanics With High Cholesterol Unaware They Have It: Study
    (24-Jun-2015)
    And two-thirds who are aware don't get treatment for condition that raises risk of heart disease

  • Health Tip: What's Behind High Cholesterol?
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Risk factors include poor diet and exercise habits

  • Could a Vitamin Play a Role in Acne Outbreaks?
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Study finds excess B12 tied to common skin condition

  • Many Hospital Patients Not Asked About Supplements: Study
    (24-Jun-2015)
    This raises risk of harmful drug interactions

  • Could a Vitamin Play a Role in Acne Outbreaks?
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Study finds excess B12 tied to common skin condition

  • Could a Microbe in Your Gut Help You Lose Weight?
    (23-Jun-2015)
    One bacteria is linked to lower levels of blood sugar, insulin and fat, researchers say

  • Order in Which Food Is Eaten May Affect Type 2 Diabetics' Blood Sugar
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Eating protein, vegetables and fat before carbohydrates might help, study says

  • Any Added Sugar Is Bad Sugar, Some Experts Contend
    (19-Jun-2015)
    They see table sugar, honey as unhealthy as high-fructose corn syrup

  • Can U.S. Health-Care System Afford New, Improved Cholesterol Drugs?
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Medications may cost as much as $12,000 per person each year

  • Trans Fats From Foods May Worsen Memory, Study Finds
    (17-Jun-2015)
    Men who ate more performed poorly on word recall test

  • More Research Hints at Chocolate's Heart Benefits
    (16-Jun-2015)
    Study included milk chocolate, but did not prove cause-and-effect

  • FDA Tells Food Industry to Stop Using Artificial Trans Fats
    (16-Jun-2015)
    Agency gives manufacturers three years to remove them from all foods sold to Americans

  • Health Tip: A Trip to the Sandwich Shop Can Be Healthy
    (15-Jun-2015)
    If you make these substitutions

  • FDA Ban on Harmful Trans Fats Expected Soon
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Food companies will likely need to petition government before using partially hydrogenated oils

  • Dieters May Lose Fewer Pounds When They Choose Their Weight-Loss Plan
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Study found those assigned a food plan dropped a bit more weight

  • Chamomile Tea Tied to Longer Lives for Mexican-American Women
    (13-Jun-2015)
    But study did not determine how much was consumed, and only found an association, not cause-and-effect link

  • Tight Food Budget Can Wreak Havoc on Diabetes Management
    (12-Jun-2015)
    Study finds worse blood sugar control in those who worry about having enough to eat

  • U.S. Kids Not Drinking Enough Water Each Day
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Under-hydration can pose real health risks for children, study authors say

  • FDA Advisers Recommend Approval of First of 2 New Cholesterol Drugs
    (10-Jun-2015)
    Trials show they slash levels of 'bad' cholesterol; could be used by people who don't respond to statins

  • Most Americans Waste More Food Than They Know
    (10-Jun-2015)
    And just 1 in 10 worries about the environmental consequences, study finds

  • Older Americans Need Protein to Keep Muscles Strong, Study Says
    (10-Jun-2015)
    Both animal and plant sources are important

  • Contaminated Pet Food, Treats Can Harm People, Too
    (10-Jun-2015)
    FDA recommends careful handling of what you feed your dog or cat

  • Older Americans Need Protein to Keep Muscles Strong, Study Says
    (10-Jun-2015)
    Both animal and plant sources are important

  • Germs in Foodborne Illness Gaining Resistance to Antibiotics, CDC Says
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Rate more than doubled in two years for one strain of salmonella

  • Poor Sleep? Eating Less at Night May Make Next Day Easier
    (08-Jun-2015)
    Study found insomniacs who didn't eat after 10 p.m. were more alert

  • Health Tip: If Your Child Is Always Eating
    (05-Jun-2015)
    Hunger may not be the only reason

  • Special Diets, Supplements Not Always Helpful for Kids With Autism
    (05-Jun-2015)
    These interventions are often tied to too little, or too much of certain nutrients, study finds

  • Special Diets, Supplements Not Always Helpful for Kids With Autism
    (05-Jun-2015)
    These interventions are often tied to too little, or too much of certain nutrients, study finds

  • High-Fat Diet May Raise Prostate Cancer Death Risk
    (01-Jun-2015)
    In study, patients who ate typical 'Western' fare had more than twice the odds of dying from the disease

  • Mediterranean Diet Tied to Lower Odds of Uterine Cancer
    (28-May-2015)
    Women who followed it most closely saw significant reduction in risk, study suggests

  • Vegan Diet Might Ease Diabetic Nerve Pain
    (28-May-2015)
    Study found those who followed it lost average of 15 pounds, had improved blood flow to feet

  • More Evidence That High-Fiber Diet May Curb Type 2 Diabetes Risk
    (27-May-2015)
    Effect might be largely due to weight loss linked to eating more grains and vegetables, experts say

  • Soy Supplements Won't Ease Asthma, Study Finds
    (26-May-2015)
    Clinical trial refutes prior notion that the nutrient might boost lung function

  • Health Tip: Watch Portion Sizes While Traveling
    (25-May-2015)
    Pack your own snacks

  • Diet and Exercise May Not Stave Off Age-Related Muscle Loss
    (22-May-2015)
    Review finds current research is inconclusive

  • Fish Oil Tied to Better Brain Function in Older Adults
    (22-May-2015)
    But small study doesn't prove omega-3 fatty acids boost mental flexibility

  • Raw Tuna Suspected as Source of Salmonella Outbreak: CDC
    (22-May-2015)
    At least 53 people in nine states have fallen ill, while 10 have been hospitalized, agency reports

  • Health Tip: Choosing Healthier Poultry
    (21-May-2015)
    Avoid eating the skin

  • Coffee May Help Men Keep Impotence at Bay
    (21-May-2015)
    Study suggests caffeine may help maintain healthy blood flow and sexual function

  • Health Tip: Set Regular Eating Times for the Family
    (18-May-2015)
    And don't skip meals because it can lead to overeating

  • Health Tip: Coping With Diarrhea From Chemo
    (15-May-2015)
    Take it easy on your stomach

  • Probiotic Supplements May Contain Traces of Gluten
    (15-May-2015)
    Finding could be a problem for people with celiac disease who take these products

  • Probiotic Supplements May Contain Traces of Gluten
    (15-May-2015)
    Finding could be a problem for people with celiac disease who take these products

  • Health Tip: Cutting Down on Cholesterol in Kids' Diets
    (14-May-2015)
    Watch fat content, too

  • U.S. Making Headway Against Salmonella, E. coli: CDC
    (14-May-2015)
    But other types of food-borne bacteria, including Campylobacter and Vibrio, are on the rise

  • Staying Fit May Delay Onset of High Cholesterol, Study Finds
    (11-May-2015)
    Regular physical activity seems to put off age-related increases in men by up to 15 years

  • Mediterranean Diet Plus Olive Oil or Nuts May Boost Thinking and Memory
    (11-May-2015)
    Healthy eating plans helped older people stay sharper mentally, study finds

  • Health Tip: Vegetarian Athletes Need Plenty of Protein
    (08-May-2015)
    Here's where you can get it

  • High-Protein Diet May Be Dangerous for Those at Risk of Heart Disease
    (08-May-2015)
    Weight gain, early death noted in study of older adults

  • Americans' Blood Triglyceride Levels Dropping: CDC
    (07-May-2015)
    About one-quarter have high levels of this heart-disease related blood fat, but experts say many people still at risk

  • Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Colon Cancer Survival
    (07-May-2015)
    Strongest factors included eating more fruits and veggies, maintaining normal weight before diagnosis

  • Americans' Blood Triglyceride Levels Dropping: CDC
    (07-May-2015)
    About one-quarter have high levels of this heart-disease related blood fat, but experts say many people still at risk

  • 3 Steps May Boost Healthier Eating
    (06-May-2015)
    Make nutritious foods convenient, attractive and normal, research suggests

  • Healthy Eating May Shield the Aging Brain
    (06-May-2015)
    Study found those who ate most fruits, veggies, fish were least likely to show thinking declines over 5 years

  • Can Statins Help Lower Lung Cancer Death Risk?
    (01-May-2015)
    Small reduction seen with cholesterol-lowering drugs, but study couldn't prove cause-and-effect link

  • When Restaurants Offer Healthy Kids' Fare, Children Eat It
    (01-May-2015)
    After menu makeover, more nutritious items were ordered more often, study found

  • Health Tip: Fight Food-Related Peer Pressure
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Teach kids how to make healthy choices while with friends

  • Want to Stay Slim? Keep Food Out of Sight
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Low self-esteem is also linked to obesity, study finds

  • Company to Destroy 265 Tons of Ice Cream Over Listeria Concerns
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams says amount would fill 15 tractor trailers; move will cost more than $2.5 million

  • Start Healthy Eating Habits Early to Head Off Obesity in Kids
    (28-Apr-2015)
    Provide a variety of nutritious options, model good eating behavior, experts suggest

  • New Drug Class Slashes 'Bad' Cholesterol, Review Finds
    (27-Apr-2015)
    If approved, medications could be used by people who don't respond to statins

  • Study Challenges Salt Guidelines for Kids
    (27-Apr-2015)
    But one expert questions the controversial findings

  • Health Food Stores Often Promote Adult-Only Supplements to Teens
    (27-Apr-2015)
    More than 40 percent of stores called by minors suggested buying testosterone booster

  • Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Study found it's not just about calories; some foods not as bad for waistline as thought

  • Health Tip: Get Active During Summer
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Suggestions for a healthier you

  • Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Study found it's not just about calories; some foods not as bad for waistline as thought

  • 2nd U.S. Ice Cream Maker Pulls All Products After Listeria Threat
    (24-Apr-2015)
    Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams joins Blue Bell Creameries after test showing contamination

  • Health Tip: Have a Happy Family Meal
    (21-Apr-2015)
    Skip the 'clean plate club' rule

  • Ice Cream Maker Pulls All Products After Listeria Outbreak
    (21-Apr-2015)
    Blue Bell Creameries said new tests showing contamination prompted move

  • Health Tip: Live Healthier to Help Prevent Osteoporosis
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Get weight-bearing exercise and increase dietary calcium

  • For Breast-Feeding Moms, Tips on Eating for Two
    (17-Apr-2015)
    U.S. health officials outline a healthy meal plan

  • Health Tip: Spring Into Health With Seasonal Foods
    (13-Apr-2015)
    Dine on these springtime favorites

  • The Inside Dish on Barbecue Safety
    (12-Apr-2015)
    Watching out for spoilage is critical, expert says

  • Recalls of Ice Cream, Hummus Spur Listeria Warnings
    (10-Apr-2015)
    CDC recommends safe handling, storage of foods

  • Many U.S. Shoppers Choose Low-Salt Fare
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Survey found about a third opt for healthier grocery items, although experts say labels could be improved

  • Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Beat Other Commercial Diet Plans, Study Finds
    (06-Apr-2015)
    However, other programs haven't done long-term, randomized trials

  • Health Tip: Make Healthier Choices When Ordering Pizza
    (03-Apr-2015)
    These healthier substitutions can help

  • Easter Doesn't Have to Be a Diet Disaster
    (03-Apr-2015)
    Heart group offers tips for a healthier holiday

  • Packaged Grocery Foods Often High in Salt, Study Finds
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Many cold cuts, pizza, packaged meals contain too much sodium to be labeled healthy

  • Could Fish Oil Interfere With Cancer Care?
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Answer isn't clear, but research suggests supplements, and certain fish, might reduce effect of chemotherapy

  • Health Tip: Cook Healthier With a Slow Cooker
    (01-Apr-2015)
    Suggestions for crock pot use

  • Health Tip: Plan for Healthy Meals on a Budget
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Strategies to help you eat well for less

  • Eat Right to Protect Your Sight
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Oily fish, broccoli and berries may benefit your eyes, expert says

  • Steer Clear of Raw Milk, Researchers Warn
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Risk of foodborne illness is much greater without pasteurization

  • Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Task force concludes there's too little information to recommend screening for deficiencies

  • Processed Foods the Biggest Chunk of Calories in U.S. Groceries: Study
    (30-Mar-2015)
    These items tend to have more fat, sugar and salt than unprocessed foods, researchers say

  • Could an Apple a Day Help Keep the Pharmacist Away?
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Study finds no effect on doctor visits, but a slight decrease in need for prescription meds

  • U.S. Kids Getting Fewer Daily Calories From Fast Food
    (30-Mar-2015)
    But one-third still eating it every day, study finds

  • Lots of Leafy Greens Might Shield Aging Brains, Study Finds
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Vitamin K thought to slow deterioration

  • Health Tip: Turning Kids on to a Healthy Lifestyle
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Make them want to eat healthier

  • Free School Breakfasts Appear to Boost Kids' Grades
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Math, reading and science scores better in schools that subsidized morning meals

  • Could a Diet Help Shield You From Alzheimer's?
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Scientists say the MIND eating plan significantly reduces risk of the brain disorder

  • Health Tip: Keeping Kidney Stones at Bay
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Drink lots of water

  • 3 Drinks Per Day May Raise Liver Cancer Risk, But Coffee Lowers It
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Expert panel looked at data on over 8 million people to come up with risk factors for the disease

  • Health Tip: Considering Cereal for Breakfast
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Choose a healthier product

  • Tips to Make Healthy School Lunches Kids Will Actually Eat
    (24-Mar-2015)
    Expert says keep loose teeth and time constraints in mind when choosing foods

  • Storing Cocoa Pods Longer May Make Chocolate Healthier
    (24-Mar-2015)
    Study finds processing change results in beans with more antioxidants, better flavor

  • More Whole Grains May Boost Life Span
    (24-Mar-2015)
    But study found you'll need to eat a lot to gain most benefit

  • Chef's Input Helps Make School Meals Healthier, Study Finds
    (23-Mar-2015)
    Students chose more veggies, fruits after cafeterias got professional consultation

  • Blood Fats Hold Vitamin E Captive, Study Shows
    (20-Mar-2015)
    Less than one-third of antioxidant makes it to where it's needed

  • For Mexican-Americans, Heart Risks Can Rise Even If Not Obese
    (20-Mar-2015)
    High blood pressure, poor blood sugar levels common even in those of normal weight, research shows

  • Gene-Modified Apples, Potatoes Safe to Eat, FDA Says
    (20-Mar-2015)
    Regulators also said they are as nutritious as conventional produce

  • L.A. Law Curbing Fast Food Didn't Cut Obesity Rates: Study
    (19-Mar-2015)
    Most eateries in targeted neighborhoods were too small to be affected by zoning law, researcher says

  • Kids' Bad Diets May Mean Worse Health as Adults
    (17-Mar-2015)
    Cholesterol levels, weight results troubling for many children, study finds

  • Dietary Dioxins Don't Seem to Increase Breast Cancer Risk: Study
    (17-Mar-2015)
    But, researchers say more study needed to confirm findings

  • Diet Sodas Linked to Widening Waistlines in Seniors: Study
    (17-Mar-2015)
    But it's not clear whether the noncaloric drinks are a direct cause, experts say

  • Kids' Bad Diets May Mean Worse Health as Adults
    (17-Mar-2015)
    Cholesterol levels, weight results troubling for many children, study finds

  • Experimental Drug Shows Promise in Lowering Cholesterol, Heart Attack Risk
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Adding the 'investigational biologic' evolocumab to statin therapy works better, study says

  • Health Tip: Dish Up a Healthy Party Buffet
    (16-Mar-2015)
    And make the presentation fun

  • Health Tip: Choose Healthier Fast Food for Kids
    (13-Mar-2015)
    Here are some better selections

  • Healthy Lifestyle May Guard Against Dementia
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Study found seniors who were advised on better eating, exercise scored higher on mental tests

  • Health Tip: Confused About Comfort Foods?
    (12-Mar-2015)
    You may not have to give up your faves to lose weight

  • U.S. Doctors, CDC Join Forces in New Diabetes Prevention Effort
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Getting the millions of Americans at risk for type 2 tested is the first step, experts say

  • Health Tip: Benefits From Proper Diet and Exercise
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Positives include better stress management

  • Good Heart Health May Help Stave Off Dementia, Study Says
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Poorer cardiac function linked to doubled odds for mental decline

  • Divorce May Mean Kids Down More Soft Drinks
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Study found children whose parents had split or were separated consumed more sugary beverages

  • Depression May Worsen Problem of Obesity Among the Poor
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Study found link between mental disorder, unhealthy nutritional choices in this high-risk population

  • Health Tip: Boost the Flavor of Your Food
    (09-Mar-2015)
    Without salt or fat

  • Vegetarian Diet May Lower Colon Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
    (09-Mar-2015)
    Benefits greatest for fish eaters, researchers say

  • Nuts Linked to Better Heart Health for Teens
    (06-Mar-2015)
    Three small handfuls a week lowered risk factors in study, but few kids eat enough

  • Could the 'Love Hormone' Be a Weight-Loss Aid for Men?
    (06-Mar-2015)
    In small study, oxytocin tied to reduced food intake

  • Erratic Sleep May Make Teens Hungrier
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Researcher says findings provide insight into obesity in young people

  • Veggie-Rich Diets May Mean Lower Heart Risks
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Study found people who ate more plant foods than animal products less likely to die from heart disease

  • 14 Percent of Toddlers May Be Drinking Coffee
    (04-Mar-2015)
    Boston survey also found that 2.5 percent of 1-year-olds get a java jolt

  • Another Study Finds Mediterranean Diet May Cut Heart Risks
    (04-Mar-2015)
    People who followed it closely were 47 percent less likely to develop disease

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Stem Further Damage After Heart Attack
    (04-Mar-2015)
    Survivors who took large, daily dose of prescription-only capsules showed less decline in heart function

  • Health Tip: Count Your Calories
    (03-Mar-2015)
    Are you trying to maintain, lose or gain weight?

  • Love Coffee? Your Heart May, Too
    (03-Mar-2015)
    Three to five cups daily appeared to lower risk of clogged arteries, study says

  • Fried Foods Tied to Raised Heart Failure Risk
    (03-Mar-2015)
    Eaten regularly, they might boost chances as much as 68 percent, study finds

  • Health Tip: Recovering From a Run
    (02-Mar-2015)
    Drink fluids and eat a snack

  • Nuts May Lengthen Your Life, Study Suggests
    (02-Mar-2015)
    It hints, but doesn't prove, they might reduce risk of death from heart disease, other causes

  • Health Tip: Offer Kids the 5 Food Groups
    (27-Feb-2015)
    Here are suggested healthier choices

  • When Babies Spit Up, Don't Panic
    (27-Feb-2015)
    Expert offers tips on lowering chances of episodes, knowing when to worry

  • Health Tip: Eat Right to Get Through Winter
    (26-Feb-2015)
    Help battle winter doldrums

  • Could a Bad Night's Sleep Make You Eat More Fatty Food?
    (26-Feb-2015)
    Study suggests it might, raising the risk for potential weight gain

  • Good Supermarkets in Poor Areas May Not Prompt Better Eating
    (26-Feb-2015)
    Study found no change in availability of healthy foods for children in low-income homes

  • Additives in Processed Foods May Alter Gut Bacteria
    (25-Feb-2015)
    Study in mice suggests changes might raise risk of bowel diseases and metabolic syndrome

  • U.S. Officials Pinpoint Common Sources of Foodborne Illnesses
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Almost 2 million Americans fall ill each year, report notes

  • A Little Fat, Sugar OK for Kids If Diet Is Healthy: Study
    (23-Feb-2015)
    Do what's necessary to make nutrient-rich foods palatable, pediatricians say

  • Arsenic in Well Water Can Raise Level in Baby Formula: Study
    (23-Feb-2015)
    Researchers found overall amounts low, but recommend testing privately supplied tap water

  • Health Tip: Get More Nutrients From Veggies
    (20-Feb-2015)
    Choose them wisely

  • Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Lower Levels of Key Nutrients in Women
    (20-Feb-2015)
    But researchers aren't sure whether differences are cause or effect of inflammatory disease

  • U.S. Dietary Guidelines Take Aim at Sugar
    (20-Feb-2015)
    And continue to endorse fruits, vegetables and unsaturated fats

  • Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Lower Levels of Key Nutrients in Women
    (20-Feb-2015)
    But researchers aren't sure whether differences are cause or effect of inflammatory disease

  • U.S. Dietary Guidelines Take Aim at Sugar
    (20-Feb-2015)
    And continue to endorse fruits, vegetables and unsaturated fats

  • Healthy Eating Up Worldwide, But Unhealthy Eating Up Even More: Study
    (19-Feb-2015)
    U.S. had one of the lowest-quality diets because of high consumption of bad foods

  • Health Tip: Getting Nutrition on the Go
    (16-Feb-2015)
    What to eat before and after exercise

  • Eating More Fiber Helped People Lose Weight, Researchers Report
    (16-Feb-2015)
    Trial comparing simple dietary change to more complicated regimen found similar health benefits

  • Meat-Heavy, High-Acid Diet Poses Risk for Those With Kidney Disease: Study
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Switching to regimen higher in fruits, veggies might help stave off organ failure, experts say

  • Proposed Dietary Guidelines Not a Green Light to Eat What You Want
    (12-Feb-2015)
    People still need to limit foods with heart-damaging saturated fats and trans fats, nutritionists say

  • Health Tip: Avoiding Menopausal Weight Gain
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Suggestions to stay trim as you age

  • Mediterranean Diet May Lower Stroke Risk, Study Finds
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Researchers say healthy eating plan appears to cut odds of blood clot

  • Proposed Dietary Guidelines Not a Green Light to Eat What You Want
    (12-Feb-2015)
    People still need to limit foods with heart-damaging saturated fats and trans fats, nutritionists say

  • Health Tip: Adding More Omega-3 Fatty Acids to Your Diet
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Opt for fatty fish

  • Health Tip: Become a Heart-Healthy Chef
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Trim any fat from meat before cooking

  • Your Deli Sandwich May Come With a Side of Listeria, Study Finds
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Nearly 1 in 10 samples from delis carried the dangerous bacteria, researchers say

  • Milk Lurks in Some Dark Chocolate, Posing Allergy Risk: FDA
    (11-Feb-2015)
    You can't always believe what you read on a product's label, agency says

  • U.S. Advisers Rethink Cholesterol Risk From Foods: Report
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Trans fats are a bigger threat to heart health, doctors and dietitians say

  • Mercury in Seafood May Raise Risk of Autoimmune Diseases in Women: Study
    (10-Feb-2015)
    The higher the exposure, the higher the levels of a protein linked to immune system dysfunction

  • U.S. Advisers Rethink Cholesterol Risk From Foods: Report
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Trans fats are a bigger threat to heart health, doctors and dietitians say

  • Iron Supplements May Help Blood Donors Recover More Quickly
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Finding could allow people to donate again sooner to help keep blood supply adequate, expert says

  • Energy Drinks Tied to Inattention, Hyper Behavior in Middle Schoolers: Study
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Kids shouldn't drink sugary, caffeinated beverages, researchers conclude

  • Many Americans Don't Handle Poultry Safely When Cooking, Study Finds
    (08-Feb-2015)
    Too few use food thermometers, too many wash and store meat in way that spreads germs, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Adding Mushrooms to Your Meals
    (04-Feb-2015)
    They're nutritious and low calorie

  • Healthy Diet May Be Linked to Lower Risk of Lung Disease
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Consuming less red meat, soda and alcohol tied to lower COPD threat in study

  • Americans Confused About Cancer Risks
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Survey finds many worry about unproven factors like food additives, and less about exercise and obesity

  • Mercury Air Pollution Reflected in Ocean Fish, Study Says
    (03-Feb-2015)
    Concentrations in yellowfin tuna are rising nearly 4 percent a year

  • Toddler Snacks, Meals Have Lots of Salt and Sugar: Study
    (02-Feb-2015)
    Most toddler dinners were high in sodium, and infant snacks had added sugar

  • Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Women
    (28-Jan-2015)
    Study found just a 5 percent change in weight may affect postmenopausal bone health

  • Prolonged High Cholesterol in Middle Age Raises Heart Risk Later: Study
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Even slightly higher levels took their toll, researchers note

  • Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise

  • With Healthy Foods, Taste Matters, Researchers Say
    (23-Jan-2015)
    Study finds that people ignored nutritional information if they thought yogurt didn't taste good

  • Health Tip: Eat a Pre-Workout Snack
    (22-Jan-2015)
    Suggestions to help boost your energy

  • Could Nutrients in Fish Shield Fetus From Mercury's Harms?
    (21-Jan-2015)
    No developmental problems seen in kids of frequent seafood eaters from Seychelles islands, study says

  • Pizza Takes a Slice Out of Kids' Health, Study Finds
    (19-Jan-2015)
    Children, teens consume more calories, fat and salt on days they eat this American staple

  • A Bit More Salt Each Day May Not Harm Older Adults
    (19-Jan-2015)
    But experts say restricting intake is still advisable

  • Health Tip: Adding Aroma to Your Dishes
    (16-Jan-2015)
    Think garlic, peppers or ginger

  • Eating Right Helps Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Women
    (15-Jan-2015)
    Study confirms the value of an overall healthy diet

  • Recess Promotes Healthy Eating by School Kids: Study
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Changing the timing of activity session may get students to eat more fruits, veggies

  • Health Tip: Trimming Calories From Your Dinner Plate
    (13-Jan-2015)
    Steam veggies instead of drowning them in butter

  • Health Tip: Teach Kids About Snack Safety
    (12-Jan-2015)
    Leftovers that should be avoided

  • Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Risk of Preterm Birth in Study
    (08-Jan-2015)
    Women with lowest levels of the 'sunshine vitamin' most likely to deliver early, researchers found

  • Despite Resolutions, Food Bills Go Up After New Year's
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Consumers seem to stick with calorie-rich favorites from the holiday season, research shows

  • Health Tip: Can't Eat Wheat Flour?
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Try one of these alternatives

  • Less Booze, More Veggies Might Lower Odds for Some Cancers
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Study supports recent expert guidelines on an anti-cancer lifestyle

  • Overweight Teens Who Lose Weight for Health More Likely to Succeed: Study
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Parents can help by modeling healthy behavior and providing healthier meals

  • More Evidence That Healthy Living Works Wonders for Women's Hearts
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Study found good diet, exercise slashed odds for heart disease by 90 percent

  • Diet Rich in Whole Grains Might Extend Your Life, Study Says
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Findings held even after researchers accounted for person's weight, age and smoking status

  • Health Tip: Avoid Raw Dairy Products
    (02-Jan-2015)
    Pasteurized is the way to go

  • Health Tip: Why Am I Gaining Weight?
    (31-Dec-2014)
    Factors that influence extra pounds

  • Little Change in Fast Food Calorie Counts, Salt Content
    (31-Dec-2014)
    Researchers tracked popular items from 3 major chains from 1996-2013

  • Keeping That Weight Loss Resolution
    (28-Dec-2014)
    Start with selecting a diet you can stick with, expert says

  • 'Tis the Season to Overeat
    (25-Dec-2014)
    Here are some holiday weight-watching tips

  • Keep Holiday Meals Festive and Safe
    (25-Dec-2014)
    Experts offer advice on how to properly cook and serve fare

  • Health Tip: Preparing Fruit and Veggies
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Make sure they're safe

  • Nearly All Diabetics Should Be on Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs: Experts
    (23-Dec-2014)
    New guidelines from the American Diabetes Association recommend greater statin use

  • Can Fast Food Hinder Learning in Kids?
    (23-Dec-2014)
    Researchers found test-score differences between 5th and 8th grades

  • Americans Buying Fewer Sugary, Pre-Packaged Desserts
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Manufacturers of these products have made little progress making these treats healthier, study finds

  • Health Tip: Bake a Healthier Holiday Treat
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Cut calories and boost nutrition

  • E. Coli Germs Found on Farmers Market Herbs
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Nearly one-quarter of samples from West Coast vendors tested positive, study says

  • 'Low-GI' Diet May Not Benefit Blood Sugar
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Focus should be on eating healthy foods rather than glycemic index, experts say

  • Only 4 in 10 Americans Eat Heart-Healthy Nuts Each Day, CDC Says
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Even fewer consume an amount thought to help curb heart disease, study found

  • Poor Students Eat Healthier Foods at School, Study Finds
    (16-Dec-2014)
    Having fruits and vegetables available boosts nutrition for some, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Make Simple Swaps for a Healthier Breakfast
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Eat a waffle instead of a doughnut

  • Exercise, Diet May Be Key to Beating a Common Irregular Heartbeat
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Atrial fibrillation often hits older people, but study shows getting healthier can curb it

  • Low-Fat Diet May Boost Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Women without estrogen-dependent disease benefited most in study

  • Health Tip: Seniors, Focus on Nutrient-Dense Foods
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Eat plenty of fruit and veggies

  • Could a Supplement Prevent Weight Gain?
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Chemical compound curbed appetite in study, but more research is needed before marketing

  • Progress Still Needed on 'Race Gap' in Older Americans' Health
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Blacks have made some gains, especially in the West, but whites still fare better overall, study finds

  • Does High-Fructose Corn Syrup Make People Hungrier?
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Study suggests link between fructose and obesity

  • Health Tip: Pack a Healthier Lunch
    (04-Dec-2014)
    Suggestions for what to include

  • Health Tip: Avoid Overindulging at Holiday Office Party
    (03-Dec-2014)
    Eat a healthy snack beforehand

  • Could a 'Mediterranean' Diet Extend Your Life?
    (03-Dec-2014)
    Study points to genetic signs that the antioxidant-rich regimen might boost longevity

  • Better Diet, Exercise Can Prevent Diabetes in Both Sexes, Study Finds
    (02-Dec-2014)
    Taking blood sugar-lowering medications can also help, researchers say

  • Statins Won't Help Protect Bones, Study Finds
    (01-Dec-2014)
    But they don't raise the risk of fractures, doctor notes

  • Holiday Overindulgence Risky for People With Type 2 Diabetes
    (29-Nov-2014)
    Carbohydrate-heavy meals can send blood sugar levels soaring, expert warns

  • Holiday Eating Tips for People With Diabetes
    (28-Nov-2014)
    Plan ahead and make exercise a part of your tradition, expert advises

  • Health Tip: Monitor Your Child's Fat and Cholesterol Consumption
    (28-Nov-2014)
    Offer plenty of fruit and veggies

  • Want Kids to Eat Better? Get Them Cooking
    (27-Nov-2014)
    Children involved in food prep classes may eat more fruits, veggies and fiber, study says

  • Expert Shares Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Tips
    (27-Nov-2014)
    Loved ones need to understand risks some foods pose for those with celiac disease

  • Health Tip: Plan a Healthy Thanksgiving Menu
    (26-Nov-2014)
    Include these nutritional choices

  • Health Tip: Kick Unhealthy Eating Habits
    (26-Nov-2014)
    Don't neglect breakfast

  • Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study
    (25-Nov-2014)
    If damaged skin exposed to peanut proteins in household dust, chances of allergy higher, researcher says

  • Yogurt Every Day May Help Keep Diabetes Away
    (25-Nov-2014)
    Study found modest effect against the disease, but experts say overall healthy diet is still best approach

  • Calorie Counts Mandated at Chain Restaurants, FDA Says
    (25-Nov-2014)
    Rules also apply to theater popcorn, bakeries and ice cream parlors

  • Kids' Bag Lunches Not Meeting Nutrition Guidelines: Study
    (24-Nov-2014)
    Second study found that providing classroom breakfast didn't improve grades, though longer-term studies are needed

  • 'Tis the Season of Challenges for Those With Food Allergies
    (22-Nov-2014)
    Expert gives tips on avoiding problems

  • U.S. School Meal Rules Might Work Against Good Nutrition, Study Says
    (19-Nov-2014)
    Federal mandates don't limit added sugar or carbohydrates, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Make Holiday Beverages Healthier
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Use skim milk in holiday recipes

  • Health Tip: Enjoying Dried Fruit
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Avoid products with added sugar

  • Trans Fats May Sap Your Memory
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Researchers report that men who consumed more of them did worse on word recall test

  • Cholesterol Drug Vytorin Linked to Reduced Heart Attack Risk
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Study found this combination drug dropped 'bad' LDL levels

  • Experimental Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Effective, Study Reports
    (17-Nov-2014)
    New medicine might help those who can't tolerate commonly used statins

  • Health Tip: Cutting Back on Salt
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Fresh foods tend to have less than prepared

  • Home Cooking Helps Keep the Calories Down
    (17-Nov-2014)
    But veggies at school lunches get left on the plate, say researchers studying healthy eating

  • Could Wine, Chocolate Help Shield Your Heart From Smog?
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Researchers say air pollution's effects lessened in older men who consumed flavonoids, but more research needed

  • Weight Gain Doesn't Have to Be Part of Thanksgiving
    (14-Nov-2014)
    Registered dietician offers tips for slimming down your holiday

  • Health Tip: Enjoy a Post-Run Snack
    (12-Nov-2014)
    Suggestions to help you refuel

  • Food Rules for Toddlers May Lead to Healthy Eating Habits
    (11-Nov-2014)
    Study found telling 2-year-olds what they can't eat meant they ate better at age 4

  • School Lunches More Nutritious Than Home-Packed Lunches: Study
    (07-Nov-2014)
    Little ones' lunchboxes often contain fat, desserts, sugary drinks, researchers say

  • Gluten Isn't the Only Culprit in Celiac Disease, Study Says
    (06-Nov-2014)
    Other proteins also caused reaction in participants

  • Dulled Sense of Taste May Boost Weight-Loss Surgery Results
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Study showed those who found food less flavorful after procedure lost 20 percent more weight

  • FDA: Supplements, Meds Can Be Dangerous Mix
    (04-Nov-2014)
    Combination can alter drug absorption, agency warns

  • 'Purpose in Life' a Boon to Your Health
    (03-Nov-2014)
    Study found those who felt their life had meaning were more likely to get screening tests such as colonoscopies, mammograms

  • Health Tip: Don't Waste Fruits and Veggies
    (03-Nov-2014)
    Suggestions when cooking for one

  • Health Tip: Change Your Diet to Help Lower Blood Pressure
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Munch on lots of fruit and veggies

  • FDA Cautions Against 'Undeclared' Food Allergens
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Labels omitting certain ingredients are leading cause of FDA recalls

  • Stroke Prevention Guidelines Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Eat lots of fruits and veggies, get exercise, limit salt and don't smoke, experts say

  • Is Milk Your Friend or Foe?
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Instead of reduction in fractures, study suggests higher risk of heart disease, cancer

  • Health Tip: Cooking Can Be Challenging With Arthritis
    (28-Oct-2014)
    Meal planning can help ease the strain

  • 'Prehabilitation' Before Colon Cancer Surgery May Aid Recovery
    (27-Oct-2014)
    Study finds pre-op exercise, diet and relaxation program helps after procedure

  • Special Cocoa Drink May Improve Age-Related Memory Loss
    (27-Oct-2014)
    Findings don't apply to regular chocolate or hot cocoa, however

  • Tips for Safe Trick-or-Treating
    (25-Oct-2014)
    Make sure costumes are visible, discard homemade goodies, expert advises

  • Teens Who Dine With Their Families May Be Slimmer Adults
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Study found eating meals together once or twice a week was tied to lower risk of becoming overweight

  • Researchers Say Antibiotics in Fish a Health Concern
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Although levels are below government limits, scientists believe it contributes to antibiotic resistance

  • Childhood Peanut Allergy May Be Linked to Skin Gene Mutation
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Study bolsters the dual-allergen-exposure theory, expert says

  • Study Finds U.S. Diets Still Contain Too Many Bad Fats
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Americans need fewer trans and saturated fats, and more omega-3 fatty acids

  • Study Finds U.S. Diets Still Contain Too Many Bad Fats
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Americans need fewer trans and saturated fats, and more omega-3 fatty acids

  • Recalled Supplements Linger on U.S. Store Shelves, Study Finds
    (22-Oct-2014)
    Researchers say many products with banned substances for sale six months later

  • Health Tip: Dish Up Healthier Halloween Goodies
    (21-Oct-2014)
    Non-candy alternatives

  • Use Chia Seeds With Caution, Researcher Warns
    (21-Oct-2014)
    Never eat them dry, especially if you have swallowing problems, expert says

  • Mouse Study Suggests Antibiotics May Aid Salmonella's Spread in Animals
    (20-Oct-2014)
    Experts say findings have troubling implications for use of drugs to treat livestock

  • Dieters May Be Thwarted by Absence of Healthy Foods
    (18-Oct-2014)
    Study finds easy access to nutritious fare important for successful weight loss

  • Frequent Dining Out Might Widen Your Waistline, Study Finds
    (17-Oct-2014)
    People who ate out a lot also had worse cholesterol levels than those who dined at home

  • Health Tip: Watch Your Family's Portion Sizes
    (17-Oct-2014)
    Use smaller plates and bowls

  • Health Tip: Enjoy Your Coffee, But ...
    (17-Oct-2014)
    Don't overdo the sweeteners and added fats

  • Frequent Dining Out Might Widen Your Waistline, Study Finds
    (17-Oct-2014)
    People who ate out a lot also had worse cholesterol levels than those who dined at home

  • 'To Burn Off Calories in This Soda, Walk 5 Miles'
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Teens drank fewer sugary drinks when energy content info was converted to exercise, study found

  • Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Breast Cancer Survival
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Proper diet, exercise, weight control among factors that may help, experts say

  • If You Do Gain Weight, Polyunsaturated Fats May Prevent Some Damage
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Sunflower oil linked to better cholesterol readings, study finds

  • Another Study Links Mediterranean Diet to Better Heart Health
    (14-Oct-2014)
    Healthy eating may not always prevent metabolic syndrome, but may reverse it

  • Eating Disorders May Start in Elementary School
    (13-Oct-2014)
    They're often linked with other mental health issues, researchers say

  • Calm, Positive Family Meals May Help Keep Kids Slim
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Having both parents present, eating in kitchen also linked to healthier weights, researchers report

  • Broccoli Compound Shows Promise for Autism Symptoms in Small Study
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Researchers caution that not everyone improved, and findings are preliminary

  • Healthy Habits Might Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk
    (10-Oct-2014)
    Men in particular would benefit from 5 lifestyle practices, researchers say

  • Even Decaf Coffee May Help the Liver
    (10-Oct-2014)
    New study echoes prior findings and suggests caffeine isn't the key ingredient in the effect

  • Health Tip: Enjoy the Fruits (and Veggies) of Autumn
    (09-Oct-2014)
    Suggestions for nutritious fall produce

  • Fried Foods Linked to Raised Risk of Diabetes in Pregnancy
    (09-Oct-2014)
    Seven or more weekly portions of greasy fare may double odds, researchers say

  • Chain Restaurants Cutting Calories
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Many offering new selections that have roughly 12 percent fewer calories, researchers report

  • Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests

  • Some People Are Born Java Junkies, Study Suggests
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Research identifies genes linked to the body's response to caffeine in coffee

  • The Heavier Your Fellow Diners, the More You May Eat
    (06-Oct-2014)
    When companion was overweight, people ate more food, less healthy food, researchers found

  • Steep Drops in Weight May Raise Risks After Body-Contour Surgeries
    (05-Oct-2014)
    Losing over 100 pounds prior to body-shaping procedure linked to higher complication rate in study

  • Health Tip: Choosing Mouth-Healthy Foods
    (02-Oct-2014)
    Edibles that are better for your teeth

  • Health Tip: Plan Ahead for Healthy Dinners
    (01-Oct-2014)
    And avoid last-minute stress

  • Healthy Lifestyle Before Pregnancy May Cut Gestational Diabetes Risk
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Factors that appear to lower odds include healthy weight, exercise and no smoking

  • Infant's Early Diet Doesn't Change Celiac Disease Risk, Study Finds
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Breast-feeding, waiting to introduce foods with gluten didn't prevent autoimmune disorder

  • Fish Oil Supplements Have Little Effect on Irregular Heartbeat: Study
    (30-Sep-2014)
    Atrial fibrillation increases the risk for stroke, researchers note

  • Health Tip: Keep Your Child's Weight Down
    (26-Sep-2014)
    Or he could become obese later

  • Junk Food Cravings Linked to Brain Lapse
    (25-Sep-2014)
    Reduced activity in the area that controls self-restraint can boost high-calorie cravings, study shows

  • Study: Family-Based Therapy Can Aid Those With Anorexia
    (24-Sep-2014)
    Teaching parents to help their children with eating behaviors may lead to faster weight gain, researchers say

  • Soda Giants Pledge to Make Calorie Cuts in Their Drinks
    (24-Sep-2014)
    Effort aimed at curbing U.S. obesity epidemic; health experts call it positive step to boost public health

  • Study: Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors May Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks
    (22-Sep-2014)
    Men who follow 5 guidelines dramatically cut their risk, researchers say

  • Health Woes to Worsen Due to Climate Change, Study Warns
    (22-Sep-2014)
    Experts predict surge in breathing problems, infections and food shortages

  • College Women Can Use Food Strategies, Study Finds
    (21-Sep-2014)
    Freshmen unsure that they'll make the right choices

  • Health Tip: Getting More Whole Grains
    (19-Sep-2014)
    Include one in your breakfast menu

  • Health Tip: Why Proteins Are Essential
    (18-Sep-2014)
    They're the body's building blocks

  • Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Don't Seem to Prevent Cataracts
    (18-Sep-2014)
    Nutrients also have little effect on rates of cataract removal, study involving men over 50 finds

  • Artificial Sweeteners May Raise Blood Sugar Levels: Study
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Scientists saw changes in helpful gut bacteria, which can affect some people's ability to process glucose

  • Major U.S. Food Makers Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories From Products: Report
    (17-Sep-2014)
    16 companies exceeded pledge, but more work needed, experts say

  • PTSD Link to Food Addiction Seen in Report
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Study finds women with worst PTSD more likely to be addicted to food, but it's not clear if one causes the other

  • Health Tip: Add Iron to Your Diet During Pregnancy
    (12-Sep-2014)
    Suggestions for what to eat

  • Hog Workers May Bring Drug-Resistant Bacteria Home
    (12-Sep-2014)
    Almost half persistently tested positive for livestock-linked germs, small study finds

  • Eat More Fish, Save Your Hearing?
    (12-Sep-2014)
    Two or more servings weekly might prevent or delay chronic health problem for women, research suggests

  • Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (12-Sep-2014)
    About half of raised risk from tobacco tied to interaction with too much sodium, study finds

  • Health Tip: Choose Healthier Beverages
    (11-Sep-2014)
    And avoid extra calories

  • Obese People May Be More Vulnerable to Food Cues
    (11-Sep-2014)
    Eating might be less rewarding and more habitual for them, research suggests

  • Golden Retriever Study Sniffs for Cancer Clues
    (11-Sep-2014)
    Researchers enrolling 3,000 dogs to learn about risk factors for canine disease

  • Cutting Calories May Ease Sleep Apnea in Obese, Study Finds
    (10-Sep-2014)
    Brazilian researchers say calorie restrictions also can lower blood pressure in that group of people

  • Small Study Hints Fish Oil Might Ease Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy
    (09-Sep-2014)
    People taking the low-dose omega-3 supplements had fewer monthly seizures, but more research is needed

  • Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC
    (09-Sep-2014)
    Almost half of daily intake comes from the 10 foods they eat most

  • Health Tip: Drugs and Foods Can Interact
    (04-Sep-2014)
    And some people are at greater risk of problems

  • Study Links Potassium to Fewer Strokes in Older Women
    (04-Sep-2014)
    But it's not clear if foods rich in this nutrient actually caused the lower risk

  • Is Soy a Foe to Women With Breast Cancer?
    (04-Sep-2014)
    Study raises questions about the effect of its estrogen-like properties

  • Farm Antibiotics May Be Linked to Food Allergies
    (03-Sep-2014)
    Girl's severe reaction traced to streptomycin-treated blueberries

  • No Clear Winner Among Popular Diets, Analysis Finds
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Researchers saw little difference when it came to weight loss after one year

  • Quality of U.S. Diet Improves, Slightly
    (02-Sep-2014)
    But Americans still eat too few vegetables and too much salt, survey finds

  • Action-Packed TV a Threat to Your Waistline?
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Viewers of fast-paced films filled up on more snacks, study found

  • More Evidence Breast-Feeding Lowers Child's Risk of Infections, Allergies
    (02-Sep-2014)
    Human milk contains important immunological protection for children, study authors say

  • Train Your Brain to Choose Fruit Salad Over French Fries
    (01-Sep-2014)
    Study found program seemed to make low-cal fare an easy choice for a small group of overweight people

  • Health Tip: Teach Your Child to Read Food Labels
    (29-Aug-2014)
    Have the child check each snack's nutrition

  • Health Tip: Eating When You're Not Hungry
    (28-Aug-2014)
    Things that may spur unhealthy habit

  • Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

  • Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

  • Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

  • Steer Clear of Dietary Supplements for Concussions: FDA
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Agency warns that no evidence supports claims of faster recovery from a head injury

  • Read Food Labels to Combat Childhood Obesity
    (22-Aug-2014)
    Dietitian shares shopping guidelines

  • Health Tip: Healthy Grilling Options
    (22-Aug-2014)
    Choose from a variety of meats, veggies and fruit

  • Consumer Reports Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Tuna
    (21-Aug-2014)
    Guideline is prompted by concerns about mercury exposure

  • Health Tip: Teach Children Not to Waste Food
    (19-Aug-2014)
    Make sure school lunch has food they'll eat

  • Lunchbox Hygiene Helps Prevent Foodborne Illness, Expert Says
    (18-Aug-2014)
    Pack a paper towel or wax paper so kids don't set food down on dirty tables

  • Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths, Study Finds
    (18-Aug-2014)
    Lifestyle changes, wider use of medications driving the trend, researchers say

  • Popular Southern Fare May Harm Your Kidneys
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Study finds fatty, sugary foods raise risk of death linked to organ trouble

  • Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Drinks at Least 1 Soda a Day: CDC
    (14-Aug-2014)
    Of 18 states surveyed, Mississippi had highest rate with 32 percent of adults downing a daily soda

  • Malnutrition Threatens Many U.S. Seniors Seen at ERs
    (13-Aug-2014)
    Depression, dental problems, difficulty buying groceries among most common reasons, study finds

  • Malnutrition Threatens Many U.S. Seniors Seen at ERs
    (13-Aug-2014)
    Depression, dental problems, difficulty buying groceries among most common reasons, study finds

  • Health Tip: Brush Up on Nutrition for Back to School
    (11-Aug-2014)
    Start the year with a healthy eating plan

  • Plan Children's Meals That Make the Grade
    (09-Aug-2014)
    Put healthy foods on your back-to-school shopping list, dietitian advises

  • School Vending-Machine Bans May Not Boost Kids' Nutrition: Study
    (08-Aug-2014)
    Comprehensive school policies are needed, researchers say

  • Experts Issue Guidelines for Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    (08-Aug-2014)
    Certain interventions may ease IBS, while others work against chronic constipation

  • Poorly Packed Lunches Can Cause Food Poisoning
    (08-Aug-2014)
    Health officials share tips for keeping perishables safe

  • Health Tip: Signs That an Elderly Person Isn't Eating Right
    (07-Aug-2014)
    Including unexplained weight loss

  • Eating Out Equals Eating More
    (07-Aug-2014)
    Study found dining at fast-food spots, restaurants added 200 calories a day, on average

  • Health Tip: Feeding Your Body Essential Nutrients
    (06-Aug-2014)
    Here's what you should be eating

  • Health Tip: Give Kids Nutritious Meals
    (05-Aug-2014)
    Suggestions for healthy offerings

  • 'Immunonutrition' Ill-Advised for ICU Patients on Feeding Tube, Study Says
    (05-Aug-2014)
    Adding agents to boost immune system might actually be harmful

  • Health Tip: Protecting Children's Teeth
    (04-Aug-2014)
    Don't put juice in baby's bottle

  • Food Is a Common Choking Hazard for Kids, Doctor Says
    (01-Aug-2014)
    Experts warn that children under 5 are most vulnerable

  • Cholesterol Drugs May Speed Healing After Surgery
    (31-Jul-2014)
    Statin therapy may affect inflammatory response and help wounds recover, researchers say

  • Kids' Lunch Boxes Often Fall Short on Nutrition
    (31-Jul-2014)
    Less than one-third of home meals met federal standards for school-served foods, study finds

  • Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests
    (30-Jul-2014)
    If parent and preschooler are both overweight, tackling it together works best, researchers say

  • Fruits, Veggies May Have Their Limits in Boosting Lifespan
    (30-Jul-2014)
    Study shows a benefit, but that tapers off after 5 servings per day

  • Gene Mutation May Make Food More Tempting
    (30-Jul-2014)
    Study shows most common genetic link to obesity triggers activity in the brain's reward centers

  • Health Tip: Grill Fruits and Veggies
    (29-Jul-2014)
    Meat isn't the only grill-able food

  • Kids Will Pass on 'Healthy' Foods
    (29-Jul-2014)
    To improve their eating habits, don't dwell on the benefits of fruits, veggies, researchers say

  • Healthy Habits May Slow Cellular Signs of Aging, Study Finds
    (29-Jul-2014)
    Pay attention to your lifestyle during stressful times, researcher says

  • Kids Will Pass on 'Healthy' Foods
    (29-Jul-2014)
    To improve their eating habits, don't dwell on the benefits of fruits, veggies, researchers say

  • Healthy School Lunches Get Thumbs Up From Students
    (28-Jul-2014)
    Kids aren't avoiding healthier fare or throwing more food away, research shows

  • Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Ills
    (28-Jul-2014)
    Lifestyle choices influence long-term outcomes, researcher says

  • Diet Changes Can Alter Gut Bacteria, Study Says
    (25-Jul-2014)
    Researchers monitored stool samples of two people for a year

  • Most Adults Are Members of 'Clean Plate Club'
    (25-Jul-2014)
    Study shows they finish 92 percent of what's on their plates, kids eat just 59 percent

  • Farmers' Market Vouchers May Help Poorer Families Eat Healthier
    (24-Jul-2014)
    Special incentives encourage consumption of fruits and vegetables, study says

  • Health Tip: Eating for Your Age
    (23-Jul-2014)
    Suggestions for men in their 60s

  • No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults
    (21-Jul-2014)
    And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds

  • Could Probiotics Help Tame High Blood Pressure?
    (21-Jul-2014)
    Study suggests effect from helpful microbes in yogurt, supplements, but more research is needed

  • Waistlines of U.S. Kids Seem to Be Holding Steady, Study Finds
    (21-Jul-2014)
    But too many children and teens remain obese, experts say

  • Food Safety Tips for the Summer
    (18-Jul-2014)
    Clean hands, proper food temperatures are key to preventing foodborne illnesses, expert says

  • Health Tip: Keep a Food Diary
    (18-Jul-2014)
    It may help you lose weight

  • Exercise May Help Counter Health Risks of Sedentary Lifestyle
    (17-Jul-2014)
    'Fitter' couch potatoes weighed less and had better blood pressure, study reports

  • Energy Drink 'Cocktails' May Boost Desire to Drink More
    (17-Jul-2014)
    Alcohol plus Red Bull-type beverages might lead to binge-drinking, researcher suggests

  • Niacin Doesn't Reduce Heart Problems, May Create Some, Research Finds
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Talk with your doctor about whether or not you should keep taking it, expert advises

  • Health Tip: Pack Healthy Beach Snacks
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Skip offerings from concession stands

  • Most Kids Eat Fruit, Veggies Daily: CDC
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Survey finds 3 out of 4 are getting these healthy foods each day

  • Omega-3s in Diet May Help Ward Off Lou Gehrig's Disease
    (15-Jul-2014)
    Study found strong association between higher intake and lower odds for ALS

  • Organic Foods May Be Healthier, Review Finds
    (15-Jul-2014)
    But critics say the analysis misses some important points

  • A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia
    (15-Jul-2014)
    Older folks who began eating right, exercising did better on memory and problem-solving tests in study

  • A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia
    (15-Jul-2014)
    Older folks who began eating right, exercising did better on memory and problem-solving tests in study

  • Make Exercise Fun, Eat Less Afterwards
    (12-Jul-2014)
    Researchers found that people ate more if told their walk was exercise, rather than scenic stroll

  • 60 Percent of Diners Use Calorie Labeling When Posted: CDC
    (10-Jul-2014)
    More women rely on menu's health info than men

  • Health Tip: Debunking Myths About Weight Loss
    (08-Jul-2014)
    Fad diets aren't safe or effective

  • Study: Recalled Yogurt Tied to Fungus Infections
    (08-Jul-2014)
    One strain can cause infections in healthy people, researcher says; company disputes finding

  • Grill Safely This Holiday Weekend
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Expert offers tips on avoiding food poisoning and reducing cancer risk from barbecued meat

  • Health Tip: Eating for Energy
    (03-Jul-2014)
    Eat just enough to satisfy hunger

  • Could Dark Chocolate Help Ease Poor Leg Circulation?
    (02-Jul-2014)
    Perhaps, but experts say there are better ways to obtain beneficial polyphenols

  • Feeding Fido Raw Pet Food a Risky Choice: FDA
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Doing so raises risk of food poisoning for both you and your pet, agency warns

  • Gluten-Free Diet May Lift the 'Fog' of Celiac Patients, Study Says
    (27-Jun-2014)
    Scores on attention, memory tests improved after one year

  • Milk, Egg Allergies Seem to Make Parents Most Anxious
    (26-Jun-2014)
    Two-thirds of parents accurately assess severity of their child's food allergy, study reports

  • Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to High Blood Pressure
    (26-Jun-2014)
    Researchers recommend more studies to see if vitamin D supplements can lower pressure

  • Health Tip: Drink Lots of Fluids This Summer
    (25-Jun-2014)
    Suggestions for what to drink, and when

  • Neanderthal Poop Yields Clues to Early Man's Diet
    (25-Jun-2014)
    Analysis of ancient fecal matter suggests more plants were eaten than previously thought

  • Fruits, Veggies Not a Magic Bullet for Weight Loss, Study Finds
    (25-Jun-2014)
    If you don't reduce your calorie intake, you won't slim down, researcher warns

  • Health Tip: Eat Omega-3s During Pregnancy
    (24-Jun-2014)
    Many fish make great sources

  • Diets High in Dairy Might Boost Colon Cancer Survival, a Bit
    (24-Jun-2014)
    But, at least one expert strongly disagrees, and instead recommends that cancer patients avoid dairy

  • Soy Foods Don't Seem to Protect Against Uterine Cancer: Researchers
    (18-Jun-2014)
    Japanese scientists find no association in large, five-year study

  • Health Tip: Dining on Dairy Foods
    (16-Jun-2014)
    What to opt for, and what to avoid

  • Caffeine Affects Teen Boys, Girls Differently, Study Says
    (16-Jun-2014)
    Slightly greater changes in heart rate, blood pressure seen in males

  • Low Cholesterol Levels May Spell Trouble for Kidney Cancer Patients
    (12-Jun-2014)
    Study found it was associated with spread of disease, raised death risk

  • When School's Out, Weight Can Pile On
    (12-Jun-2014)
    For certain kids, summer vacation adds unwanted pounds, review finds

  • Hot Dogs, Salami May Raise Men's Heart Failure Risk, Study Suggests
    (12-Jun-2014)
    But unprocessed red meat was not implicated in this research

  • Health Tip: Thawing Meat in Cold Water
    (11-Jun-2014)
    Make sure it's completely covered

  • Red Meat May Raise Breast Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
    (11-Jun-2014)
    Eating more fish, nuts, poultry may help, but findings don't prove cause-and-effect

  • Diets Rich in Protein May Help Protect Against Stroke
    (11-Jun-2014)
    Study found lean animal proteins like fish showed most benefit

  • Health Tip: Safely Marinate Food
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Suggestions to prevent cross-contamination

  • Pregnant or Breast-feeding Women Urged to Eat More Fish
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Choose types lower in mercury, such as cod, salmon and tilapia, FDA and EPA say

  • Pregnant or Breast-feeding Women Urged to Eat More Fish
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Choose types lower in mercury, such as cod, salmon and tilapia, FDA and EPA say

  • Men Who Take Statins May Exercise Less
    (09-Jun-2014)
    Activity declined most among those just starting the drug, study finds

  • FDA Sets Safety Standards for Infant Formula
    (09-Jun-2014)
    Rules call for periodic testing for nutritional content, good manufacturing practices

  • Study Disputes Notion That Breakfast Is Key to Weight Control
    (05-Jun-2014)
    Recommendation to eat breakfast every day for weight loss wasn't confirmed in testing

  • Are You Eating Enough 'Powerhouse' Vegetables?
    (05-Jun-2014)
    Chard, beet greens are among the most nutrient-packed, report finds

  • Health Tip: If You Aren't Hungry, Don't Eat
    (04-Jun-2014)
    Avoid eating out of boredom

  • Take Heart: Mediterranean Diet Combats Type 2 Diabetes, Study Says
    (03-Jun-2014)
    It's especially beneficial to those at risk of heart disease, researcher contends

  • Health Tip: Cook Healthier
    (03-Jun-2014)
    Trim fat from your diet

  • Fish, Exercise May Help Thwart Colon Cancer's Return: Study
    (03-Jun-2014)
    Healthy habits important even when you're sick, researcher says

  • Food Handlers Cause Most Food-Poisoning Cases
    (03-Jun-2014)
    Norovirus spread in restaurants accounts for two-thirds of all outbreaks, CDC says

  • Take Heart: Mediterranean Diet Combats Type 2 Diabetes, Study Says
    (03-Jun-2014)
    It's especially beneficial to those at risk of heart disease, researcher contends

  • Health Tip: Eat Well, But Start Simple
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Don't forget breakfast

  • Health Tip: Get Protein From Veggies
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Here are good plant sources

  • More Evidence Links Poor Diet to Preterm Birth
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Researchers focused on eating habits in the year before conception

  • Could White Bread Be Making You Fat?
    (30-May-2014)
    Risk of obesity higher with 2 or more portions daily, researchers say

  • Calcium Supplements Don't Raise Women's Heart Risks, Study Says
    (30-May-2014)
    But it's better to get this essential mineral from your diet, experts say

  • Obesity, Overweight Rates Jump Worldwide, Report Finds
    (29-May-2014)
    And United States is home to highest proportion of world's obese people, researchers add

  • Fast Weight Loss May Mean Muscle Loss
    (29-May-2014)
    Study volunteers eating 500 calories a day lost more muscle than those eating more than twice as much

  • Health Tip: Create a Healthier Salad
    (28-May-2014)
    Suggestions for what to add

  • Mediterranean Diet May Keep Kids Slimmer
    (28-May-2014)
    Children who followed eating plan were 15 percent less likely to be overweight, study finds

  • Kids' Snacking Gets Less Nutritious as They Age
    (27-May-2014)
    With youngsters eating about three snacks daily, focus should be on healthy foods, says expert

  • Iodine Deficiency Common in Pregnancy, Pediatricians Warn
    (27-May-2014)
    Processed foods deprive women of iodized salt; supplementation recommended

  • Your Income Might Influence Your Risk for Certain Cancers
    (27-May-2014)
    Lifestyle-related disease, such as lung cancer, is more common among the poor, researchers find

  • Consistent Protein Intake Key to Muscle Strength, Study Says
    (22-May-2014)
    Many Americans consume too little early in the day

  • Cheaper Food May Be Fueling U.S. Obesity Epidemic
    (22-May-2014)
    Americans spend just one-tenth of disposable income on food, an historic low, study finds

  • Yelp Can Help Spot Food Poisonings at Restaurants
    (22-May-2014)
    The online review service was used to identify several foodborne outbreaks in New York City

  • Health Tip: Avoiding College Weight Gain
    (21-May-2014)
    Get enough exercise

  • Diet Tied to Better Breathing in COPD Patients
    (21-May-2014)
    Study suggests healthy eating might help improve lung function

  • High Cholesterol May Delay Parenthood, Study Suggests
    (20-May-2014)
    Whether lowering cholesterol in prospective parents will aid conception isn't clear, researchers say

  • Diet, Lifestyle Affect Prostate Cancer Risk, Studies Find
    (20-May-2014)
    Eating high-fiber carbs, drinking less milk, avoiding diabetes and heart risk factors may help cut risk

  • FDA Approves New Artificial Sweetener
    (20-May-2014)
    Advantame can be used to sweeten coffee, tea and as an ingredient in cooking

  • Mouse Study Hints at How Mediterranean Diet Protects the Heart
    (19-May-2014)
    Researchers find unsaturated fats, vegetables combine to lower blood pressure

  • People With High Blood Pressure Often Have a 'Salt Tooth'
    (16-May-2014)
    Small new study suggests that some may have an unhealthy preference for saltier food

  • Prescription Drug Use Continues to Climb in U.S.
    (14-May-2014)
    CDC report says most common medications are for heart disease and high cholesterol

  • Health Tip: Choose Healthy Snacks
    (14-May-2014)
    Suggestions for busy students

  • Health Tip: Trim the Fat From Meat
    (14-May-2014)
    Suggestions from the American Heart Association

  • New Drug May Help Lower 'Bad' Cholesterol Beyond Statins
    (13-May-2014)
    Injectable therapy shows promise in global trial but more study needed, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Take Steps to Cut Cholesterol
    (13-May-2014)
    Limit fats derived from animals

  • Health Tip: Shop Smart at Farmers Markets
    (12-May-2014)
    Don't forget a shopping list

  • Health Tip: Dealing With Baby's Gas
    (12-May-2014)
    Is mom eating foods that may contribute?

  • Fruits and Veggies May Lower Stroke Risk
    (08-May-2014)
    Aim for at least four to five a day, experts advise

  • Many Iraq-Afghanistan War Vets Struggle to Find Enough Food: Study
    (08-May-2014)
    25 percent face food insecurity, which triggers other woes, Minnesota researchers find

  • Could Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels Strip Foods of Some Nutrients?
    (07-May-2014)
    Study suggests significant decline in amounts of zinc, iron as CO2 becomes more abundant in the atmosphere

  • Health Tip: Growing a Healthy Garden
    (06-May-2014)
    Make sure your space gets enough sun

  • Could Energy Drinks Be Wrong Choice for Some Teens?
    (06-May-2014)
    Unhealthy behaviors may be more common in those who consume the beverages, research suggests

  • Prenatal Fish Oil Supplements May Not Boost Child's Brain Health, Study Finds
    (05-May-2014)
    Toddlers whose mothers took extra omega-3 daily were no smarter than other tots, researchers say

  • One in 12 Older Americans Struggles to Afford Food: Study
    (02-May-2014)
    Not eating enough raises risk of host of health problems, researcher says

  • Does Higher-Priced Food Taste Better?
    (02-May-2014)
    Study found diners who paid double enjoyed their meals more

  • Health Tip: Help Manage IBS With Diet
    (30-Apr-2014)
    Try these healthy eating strategies

  • Health Tip: Make Time for Breakfast
    (30-Apr-2014)
    And help your toddler get a healthy start

  • High-Fiber Diet May Aid Heart Attack Survivors
    (30-Apr-2014)
    Study suggests whole grains might be particularly important

  • Health Tip: Reducing Your Risk of Stress Fractures
    (29-Apr-2014)
    Get lots of vitamin D and calcium

  • 'Breast Milk Banks' Gain in Popularity
    (29-Apr-2014)
    Experts say they're safer than online milk-sharing sources

  • Ironclad Findings About Red Meat's Harms?
    (29-Apr-2014)
    Analysis of 21 studies may bolster case against a diet of steak

  • Health Tip: Why Am I Overweight?
    (28-Apr-2014)
    Factors that contribute to weight gain

  • Statin Users Eating More Bad Food Than a Decade Ago, Study Shows
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Doctors need to re-emphasize importance of healthy diet to patients, researcher says

  • Statin Users Eating More Bad Food Than a Decade Ago, Study Shows
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Doctors need to re-emphasize importance of healthy diet to patients, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Eat Healthy
    (24-Apr-2014)
    Use your plate as a blueprint

  • Could Cow Fertilizer Help Spread Antibiotic Resistance?
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Researchers found high levels of genes for drug resistance in manure from dairy cattle

  • More People Worldwide Eating 'Healthy' Fats, Study Finds
    (18-Apr-2014)
    But consumption of harmful fats stuck at same levels as 20 years ago

  • Restaurants in Poor Areas Push Unhealthy Foods, Study Finds
    (18-Apr-2014)
    Making good meal choices is harder, researcher says

  • How to Make 'Low-Cal' Menu Options More Palatable
    (18-Apr-2014)
    Study authors recommend not grouping these dishes together

  • Appetite, Taste Changes Reported After Weight-Loss Surgery
    (18-Apr-2014)
    Sense of smell also altered for some patients in British study

  • More People Worldwide Eating 'Healthy' Fats, Study Finds
    (18-Apr-2014)
    But consumption of harmful fats stuck at same levels as 20 years ago

  • School Bans on Chocolate Milk May Backfire
    (17-Apr-2014)
    Kids ended up drinking less fat-free white milk, too, Oregon study finds

  • Salmonella Cases Dip in U.S., But Food Poisoning Rates Remain High
    (17-Apr-2014)
    New CDC report finds certain contaminants, such as Vibrio and E. coli, on the rise

  • Crunchy or Smooth? Food's Texture May Sway Perception of Calories
    (16-Apr-2014)
    When study participants were thinking about calories, they ate more of the crunchier items, less of the soft

  • Feed a Spouse, Starve an Argument?
    (14-Apr-2014)
    Study using voodoo dolls suggests irritable partners should grab a snack before speaking

  • Vegetables in Childhood May Benefit Breast Health
    (11-Apr-2014)
    Girls who ate carotenoid-rich foods less likely to have breast conditions, study finds

  • Vegetables in Childhood May Benefit Breast Health
    (11-Apr-2014)
    Girls who ate carotenoid-rich foods less likely to have breast conditions, study finds

  • Vegetables in Childhood May Benefit Breast Health
    (11-Apr-2014)
    Girls who ate carotenoid-rich foods less likely to have breast conditions, study finds

  • Health Tip: Eating Fish During Pregnancy
    (10-Apr-2014)
    Avoid types that harbor lots of mercury

  • Free Drinking Water Available to Most U.S. Kids at School Lunch
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Study found Southern schools doing best at meeting USDA rule

  • High-Fat Diet May Boost Breast Cancer Risk
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Study found women who ate the most saturated fat were more likely to develop tumors

  • Obesity-Related Enzyme Targeted in Mouse Study
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Findings suggest new way to prompt body to burn extra energy

  • Health Tip: Confused About Healthy Eating?
    (08-Apr-2014)
    Here's expert advice

  • Health Tip: Why Your Body Needs Fat
    (07-Apr-2014)
    And which fats are the healthier choices

  • Drinking Milk May Slow Knee Arthritis in Women, Study Finds
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Same effect was not seen in men, and high cheese intake was tied to poorer knee health

  • Beans, Lentils, Peas: Your Recipe for Lower Cholesterol?
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Review of 26 studies finds one serving per day tied to healthier arteries, especially in men

  • Exercise, Diet May Help 'Pre-Diabetics' Dodge Heart Disease Death
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Study followed Chinese people with high blood sugar for more than two decades

  • Could Coffee Lower Death Risk From Liver Cirrhosis?
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Large study from China suggests 2 daily cups might offer protection in cases of non-viral hepatitis

  • Health Tip: Avoid Weight Gain During Menopause
    (02-Apr-2014)
    Eat right and get plenty of exercise

  • Jury Still Out on Benefits of Vitamin D
    (02-Apr-2014)
    One of two reviews suggests it may help people live longer, but finding is not definitive

  • More Evidence That Probiotics Won't Ease Baby's Colic
    (02-Apr-2014)
    Parents gave Lactobacillus reuteri to colicky infants in study

  • Jury Still Out on Benefits of Vitamin D
    (02-Apr-2014)
    One of two reviews suggests it may help people live longer, but finding is not definitive

  • Fruits and Veggies May Reduce Death Risk, Study Suggests
    (01-Apr-2014)
    Large 12-year review found the more daily portions you eat, the better off you are

  • Monkeys on Very-Low-Cal Diet Lived Longer, Healthier Lives
    (01-Apr-2014)
    Jury is still out on whether such regimens could do the same for humans, experts say

  • Can Diet Soft Drinks Contribute to Heart Trouble in Women?
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Those who consumed the most had highest risk, but the study results are preliminary

  • Many Kids May Have High Cholesterol, Regardless of Weight
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Abnormal levels seen in 1 of 3 children, possibly raising future heart disease risk, researcher says

  • Many Kids May Have High Cholesterol, Regardless of Weight
    (28-Mar-2014)
    Abnormal levels seen in 1 of 3 children, possibly raising future heart disease risk, researcher says

  • Cholesterol Levels Spike During Winter Months, Study Finds
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Tendency to eat more, exercise less when it's cold and snowy outside may explain trend

  • Health Tip: Promote Good Oral Health in Children
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Don't offer sweetened drinks

  • 'Grazing' Appears No Better for Weight Loss Than Standard Meals
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Daily calories, not how often you eat, are what matter, study finds

  • Cholesterol Levels Spike During Winter Months, Study Finds
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Tendency to eat more, exercise less when it's cold and snowy outside may explain trend

  • Vitamin D Deficiency May Be Linked to Heart Disease
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Low levels raise odds for clogged arteries, preliminary results suggest

  • Toddlers Who Sleep Less May Eat More
    (25-Mar-2014)
    Short sleepers might be at greater risk for obesity, study suggests

  • College Women: Have a Healthy Spring Break
    (23-Mar-2014)
    FDA has tips on sun safety, medication, staying hydrated and more

  • Ways to Cut Your Colon Cancer Risk
    (22-Mar-2014)
    Experts advise regular screenings, high-fiber foods and exercise

  • Health Tip: Eat Healthier at the Airport
    (21-Mar-2014)
    Suggestions to avoid junk food

  • Chronically Ill Americans May Skip Meds to Afford Food
    (21-Mar-2014)
    Study finds that people with health issues who don't qualify for assistance often must choose either 'treat or eat'

  • Salt's Harm Evident in Heavy Teens, Study Finds
    (20-Mar-2014)
    Cellular changes seen in 14- to 18-year-olds

  • Genes May Influence Weight Gain From Fried Foods: Study
    (19-Mar-2014)
    This 'biology driver' is minor in some people, powerful in others, expert says

  • Scientists Probe Dark Chocolate's Health Secrets
    (18-Mar-2014)
    Heart benefits may stem from reaction in stomach bacteria, research suggests

  • Water Myths Revisited, From Weight Loss to Hydration
    (18-Mar-2014)
    Increasing intake won't help you shed pounds, expert says

  • Sweet, Salty Taste Preferences Tied Together in Kids
    (17-Mar-2014)
    Study also suggests that children's growth and development affect their choices

  • TV Time, Feeding Habits Set Babies Up for Obesity: Study
    (17-Mar-2014)
    Practices that foster weight gain are common among U.S. parents, researchers say

  • Daily Fish Oil Supplement May Not Help Your Heart: Studies
    (17-Mar-2014)
    Get your omega-3s from food, not pills, experts suggest

  • Daily Fish Oil Supplement May Not Help Your Heart: Studies
    (17-Mar-2014)
    Get your omega-3s from food, not pills, experts suggest

  • Keep Your Heart Healthy
    (16-Mar-2014)
    Daily exercise, fruits and veggies, not smoking all help, cardiologist says

  • Health Tip: Create Good Eating Habits
    (14-Mar-2014)
    Start with a healthy breakfast

  • Health Tip: Limit Food Portions
    (14-Mar-2014)
    And help make it easier to lose weight

  • Energy Drinks Popular With Troubled Teens, Study Says
    (14-Mar-2014)
    Kids who are depressed or use alcohol or marijuana often consume the beverages, researchers report

  • 'Five-Second' Food Rule May Be Real, Study Finds
    (13-Mar-2014)
    Microbiology professor and students test the theory, find it isn't just a myth

  • Protein From Meat, Fish May Help Men Age Well
    (12-Mar-2014)
    But Japanese study saw no such benefits for women

  • Knee Pain May Not Be Helped by Glucosamine
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Popular supplement did not reduce cartilage damage or improve joint function in study

  • Health Tip: Baking With Less Sugar
    (07-Mar-2014)
    Don't be afraid to cut back

  • Balanced Diet During Pregnancy May Lower Risk of Preterm Delivery
    (05-Mar-2014)
    Increasing intake of healthy foods more important than eliminating unhealthy foods, study finds

  • Health Tip: Choose Heart-Healthy Proteins
    (04-Mar-2014)
    Gain the benefit without the fat

  • Health Tip: Serve Kids Power Foods
    (04-Mar-2014)
    Keep your young ones well energized

  • Schools Add More Fruits, Veggies to the '3 Rs'
    (04-Mar-2014)
    And food waste hasn't increased because of the new guidelines, study finds

  • High-Protein Diets in Middle Age Might Shorten Life Span
    (04-Mar-2014)
    But same study found the reverse was true when people reached old age

  • Diet to Reduce Blood Pressure May Also Stave Off Kidney Stones
    (03-Mar-2014)
    Study found DASH diet just as effective, less limiting, than traditional eating plan

  • Rising Fresh Produce Prices Tied to Higher Risk of Child Obesity
    (28-Feb-2014)
    However, study also found similar effect with cost of fast food

  • 'Eating for Two' During Pregnancy Could Pack on Too Many Pounds
    (28-Feb-2014)
    Small study found those who closely watched weight gain did better

  • Early Signs That High-Calorie Diet May Help With Lou Gehrig's Disease
    (28-Feb-2014)
    Regimen that boosted carbohydrate intake seemed to work best, researchers say, but more study needed

  • FDA's New Food Labels Would Focus on Calories, Sugar Content
    (27-Feb-2014)
    Another goal: give consumers a better understanding of realistic serving sizes

  • Teens Who Indoor Tan Often Take Other Health Risks: Survey
    (26-Feb-2014)
    CDC study tied practice to binge drinking, drug use and extreme weight control measures

  • Healthy Adults Shouldn't Take Vitamin E, Beta Carotene: Expert Panel
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Jury still out on whether multivitamins prevent cancer or heart disease, task force says

  • Feeding Cats Smaller, More Frequent Meals Might Make Them Friskier
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Changing dietary patterns to increase activity could help curb feline obesity, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Shop for Heart-Healthy Fruits and Veggies
    (25-Feb-2014)
    In a pinch, frozen will do

  • U.S. Obesity Rate Shows Signs of Leveling Off
    (25-Feb-2014)
    CDC study finds very young children seem to be slimming down, but more older women are obese

  • Healthy Adults Shouldn't Take Vitamin E, Beta Carotene: Expert Panel
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Jury still out on whether multivitamins prevent cancer or heart disease, task force says

  • Chemicals in 'Western' Diet Show Alzheimer's-Like Effects in Mice
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Whether findings might apply to humans remains to be seen

  • Vegetarian Diet May Help Lower Blood Pressure, Research Suggests
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Japanese review of 39 studies shows a meatless menu might boost cardiovascular health, but the findings are preliminary

  • Vegetarian Diet May Help Lower Blood Pressure, Research Suggests
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Japanese review of 39 studies shows a meatless menu might boost cardiovascular health, but the findings are preliminary

  • Students' Health Habits Tied to School Success
    (22-Feb-2014)
    Fitness, nutrition, proper sleep and TV restrictions appeared to make a difference in study of city kids

  • Health Tip: Cut Down on Sugar
    (21-Feb-2014)
    Watch how much you eat and drink

  • Monkey Research Shows How Omega-3 Fatty Acids Help the Brain
    (21-Feb-2014)
    Scientists found it boosted development of complex networks involved in thinking

  • Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Might Double Chances of Prostate Cancer
    (21-Feb-2014)
    Risk was highest when men had high or low levels of selenium already in their body

  • Health Tip: Pack the Right Sports Snacks
    (17-Feb-2014)
    To help your young athlete succeed

  • For a Sugar-Free Valentine's Day...
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Here are some alternative gifts for a loved one with diabetes

  • Food Price Hikes May Affect Those With Type 2 Diabetes
    (14-Feb-2014)
    USDA study finds glucose levels increase as produce, low-fat dairy become more costly

  • Can Vitamin C Ward Off Stroke?
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Researchers can't say for sure, but brain bleeds were more common among those with low levels of the vitamin

  • Health Tip: Staying Healthy Is a Family Affair
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Don't let the kids go it alone

  • Low-Dose Statins Good Option for Some Heart Patients: Study
    (10-Feb-2014)
    When combined with other cholesterol-lowering treatments, they could be as good as high-dose statins alone

  • Energy Drinks, Coffee Increasing Sources of Caffeine for Kids, CDC Says
    (10-Feb-2014)
    Effects of excessive caffeine intake on youngsters aren't yet known, experts warn

  • New Obesity Weapon: Kids Teaching Kids
    (10-Feb-2014)
    Children more likely to listen to peers than adults, study suggests

  • Illnesses Traced to Uncle Ben's Rice; Commercial-Size Packages Recalled
    (10-Feb-2014)
    Reports received from 3 states, FDA says

  • Don't Pressure Preschoolers to Overeat, Experts Say
    (08-Feb-2014)
    Filling their own plate may help young kids learn to understand their body's hunger cues

  • Want to Keep the Weight Off? Weekday Meals May Be Key
    (06-Feb-2014)
    Study found most people weighed more after weekend, but those who cut back during week were thinner

  • Could Low-Fat Yogurt Help Ward Off Diabetes?
    (06-Feb-2014)
    British study also found reduced risk with other fermented dairy products

  • Boosting Access to Healthier Grocery Stores Might Not Improve Eating Habits
    (05-Feb-2014)
    Study suggests putting stores in poor neighborhoods isn't enough; promotional efforts also needed

  • Another Win for the Mediterranean-Style Diet
    (04-Feb-2014)
    Firefighters who followed it most closely saw less weight gain, lower risk of heart trouble

  • Health Tip: Eating a Vegetarian Diet
    (04-Feb-2014)
    It may offer health benefits

  • 'Gastric Banding' Patients Often Have Dietary Issues, Study Finds
    (04-Feb-2014)
    Weight-loss surgery may lead to nutritional deficiencies; supplements and counseling urged

  • Another Win for the Mediterranean-Style Diet
    (04-Feb-2014)
    Firefighters who followed it most closely saw less weight gain, lower risk of heart trouble

  • 'Gastric Banding' Patients Often Have Dietary Issues, Study Finds
    (04-Feb-2014)
    Weight-loss surgery may lead to nutritional deficiencies; supplements and counseling urged

  • U.S. Teens Eat Too Much Salt, Hiking Obesity Risk: Study
    (03-Feb-2014)
    Researchers found that kids consume at least twice the recommended daily amounts

  • Many Parents of Obese Children Underestimate Their Weight
    (03-Feb-2014)
    And parents of normal-weight kids often think they're too thin, review found

  • Added Sugar in Diet Tied to Death Risk From Heart Trouble
    (03-Feb-2014)
    Sugar can be 'hidden' in savory foods as well as desserts and soda, experts note

  • Docs Detail Healthy Food Choices for Super Bowl Sunday
    (02-Feb-2014)
    Pace yourself, pass on junk food, throw in some veggie alternatives

  • Many College Students Fear Going Hungry at Some Point: Survey
    (31-Jan-2014)
    Factors include rising costs, lack of support even among those with jobs

  • Blood Test Might Help Tell When Peanut Allergy Is Gone: Study
    (31-Jan-2014)
    Findings might one day benefit patients who go through therapy to build up resistance to allergen

  • Lower Obesity Rates Due to Better Diets, Not Economy: Study
    (29-Jan-2014)
    A decade of urging Americans to embrace healthier food habits appears to be paying off, researchers say

  • Could Antioxidants Speed Up Cancer Progression?
    (29-Jan-2014)
    Study of mice suggests people with lung cancer or at risk for the disease should avoid these supplements

  • Most Supermarket Coupons Promote Junk Food, Sugary Drinks: Study
    (28-Jan-2014)
    Low-income customers left with few healthy choices, expert says

  • Health Tip: Don't Give Raw Milk to Children
    (28-Jan-2014)
    Make sure all dairy products are pasteurized

  • Let Your Nose Guide You to Less Fatty Foods
    (24-Jan-2014)
    Study finds people could spot high- and low-fat milk through smell alone

  • FDA Wants to Update Food Labels
    (24-Jan-2014)
    Goal is a better informed public

  • Vitamin D Supplements Don't Help Your Health: Review
    (24-Jan-2014)
    Except in people with a vitamin deficiency, supplements may cause harm, doctor says

  • Health Tip: Some Foods Aren't Safe for Toddlers
    (23-Jan-2014)
    Here are edibles to avoid

  • Fish Oil Might Guard Against Loss of Brain Cells
    (22-Jan-2014)
    Study found women who ate the most omega-3s had greater brain volume

  • Quinoa May Be Safe Grain for People With Celiac Disease
    (21-Jan-2014)
    Small study found no ill effects from consumption, although longer-term studies are needed, experts say

  • Chocolate, Tea, Berries May Cut Diabetes Risk: Study
    (21-Jan-2014)
    Substances found in some people's favorite foods appear to benefit blood sugar, inflammation levels

  • Mediterranean Diet May Lower Risk of Clogged Leg Arteries
    (21-Jan-2014)
    Study of older adults found reduced odds of peripheral artery disease when compared to low-fat diet

  • No Proof That 'Blood-Type' Diets Work: Study
    (20-Jan-2014)
    Matching food choices to your blood type won't make you healthier, research suggests

  • Health Tip: Eat Breakfast
    (20-Jan-2014)
    Here's why it's important

  • No Proof That 'Blood-Type' Diets Work: Study
    (20-Jan-2014)
    Matching food choices to your blood type won't make you healthier, research suggests

  • Vitamin D May Slow Multiple Sclerosis, Study Suggests
    (20-Jan-2014)
    But whether MS patients should take supplements is subject of debate

  • Americans Eating Better, Cutting Calories: USDA
    (17-Jan-2014)
    Report also shows consumers using nutrition labels more, dining out less

  • Fast Food Not Major Culprit in Kids' Obesity: Study
    (17-Jan-2014)
    Poor overall dietary habits drive weight problems, experts say

  • Do Diet Drinks Make You Eat More?
    (16-Jan-2014)
    Study finds link between greater calorie consumption and low-calorie beverages in overweight adults

  • Merck Recalls Cholesterol Drug Liptruzet
    (14-Jan-2014)
    Packaging problem could allow air, moisture to affect drug's effectiveness, company says

  • Alternative Therapies Widely Used for Autism
    (14-Jan-2014)
    Study finds many parents use them alongside conventional treatments to try to manage symptoms

  • Alternative Therapies Widely Used for Autism
    (14-Jan-2014)
    Study finds many parents use them alongside conventional treatments to try to manage symptoms

  • Probiotic Drops Might Ease Colic: Study
    (13-Jan-2014)
    But more research is needed to assess any other effects on newborns, experts say

  • Food Companies Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories From Supermarket Shelves: Report
    (09-Jan-2014)
    Honoring a pledge, 16 major companies went beyond their goals

  • Dietary Supplements Can't Treat or Cure Concussions: FDA
    (09-Jan-2014)
    Agency tells consumers to ignore manufacturer claims and 'walk away' from these products

  • Health Tip: Is Your Baby Eating Enough?
    (08-Jan-2014)
    Here are potential signs of malnutrition

  • Cancer Prevention Guidelines Seem to Pay Off for Older Women
    (08-Jan-2014)
    Large study found adherents were less likely to develop or die from disease

  • Labeling Food With 'Stop' or 'Go' Colors Might Spur Healthier Diet
    (07-Jan-2014)
    Cafeteria items marked green for healthy or red for junk food led to shift in buying habits, study found

  • Labeling Food With 'Stop' or 'Go' Colors Might Spur Healthier Diet
    (07-Jan-2014)
    Cafeteria items marked green for healthy or red for junk food led to shift in buying habits, study found

  • Health Tip: Walk to Your Favorite Restaurant
    (06-Jan-2014)
    Add exercise to your menu

  • Mediterranean Diet Alone May Lower Diabetes Risk
    (06-Jan-2014)
    Key ingredient of study: use of extra-virgin olive oil, not calorie counting or exercise

  • Slow Eating Might Help Curb Calories
    (03-Jan-2014)
    Study found some people consume more when meals are rushed

  • Health Tip: Weaning Baby From a Bottle
    (31-Dec-2013)
    Don't try it during stressful times

  • Unhealthy Cholesterol Levels Might Raise Alzheimer's Risk
    (30-Dec-2013)
    Keeping cholesterol under control may help brain as well as heart, study suggests

  • Health Tip: When Baby Spits Up Excessively
    (30-Dec-2013)
    Here's what parents can do

  • Peer Pressure May Influence Your Food Choices
    (30-Dec-2013)
    Researchers found people were more likely to eat what they thought others were eating

  • Tips to Jump-Start Your New Year's Resolutions
    (29-Dec-2013)
    Expert advice on putting weight-loss, healthy-eating and exercise plans in motion

  • Health Tip: Bulking Up on Food
    (27-Dec-2013)
    Don't buy more than you can use

  • FDA Warns Consumers Against Body-Building Supplement
    (27-Dec-2013)
    Agency says Mass Destruction is linked to case of liver failure

  • Health Tip: Help Boost Your Immune System
    (26-Dec-2013)
    Be sure to eat these recommended foods

  • Health Tip: Opt for Heart-Healthy Holiday Foods
    (25-Dec-2013)
    Choose items rich in antioxidants

  • Food Safety Counts, Especially During the Holiday Season
    (25-Dec-2013)
    Hand washing is key to preventing the spread of foodborne illnesses, expert advises

  • Health Tip: Eat Smart
    (23-Dec-2013)
    Don't overdo it at a restaurant

  • Eating More Nuts During Pregnancy Might Help Prevent Allergies in Kids: Study
    (23-Dec-2013)
    Experts say mothers who consume more nuts won't raise -- and might reduce -- risk in children

  • Nutritional Supplement May Benefit Parkinson's Patients
    (23-Dec-2013)
    Early study found rise in antioxidant levels after taking inosine

  • Fiber-Rich Foods May Cut Your Risk of Heart Disease
    (20-Dec-2013)
    International study looked at fiber from wide range of sources

  • Study Finds Widespread Contamination in Chicken
    (19-Dec-2013)
    Potentially harmful bacteria and antibiotic resistance common in 316 raw poultry samples tested

  • Doctors Warn Against Raw Milk for Kids, Pregnant Women
    (16-Dec-2013)
    Policy statement from pediatricians' group bolstered by Minnesota study on foodborne illness

  • Diabetes Drug Metformin Tied to Slight Weight Loss in Obese Kids
    (16-Dec-2013)
    But, experts say drug isn't meant for that use, while diet and exercise have proven effective

  • Experts: Don't Waste Your Money on Multivitamins
    (16-Dec-2013)
    Three studies find the supplements don't help extend life or ward off heart disease and memory loss

  • Working Out May Help Counteract Holiday Eating
    (15-Dec-2013)
    Men who overstuffed but exercised showed less harm to their health in study

  • Health Tip: Get Enough Calcium
    (13-Dec-2013)
    Green, leafy vegetables are great sources

  • Low Vitamin B-12 Levels Tied to Bone Fractures in Older Men
    (13-Dec-2013)
    Study followed Swedish seniors for six years

  • Health Tip: Go Easy on the Gravy
    (11-Dec-2013)
    And lighten the fat content

  • Probiotics Don't Prevent Childhood Asthma, Study Finds
    (11-Dec-2013)
    But they may have other benefits, including prevention of eczema

  • Gut Bacteria Shift Quickly After Changes in Diet, Study Shows
    (11-Dec-2013)
    Number and type of gut microbes shifted within a day of eating plant- or animal-based foods exclusively

  • Probiotics Don't Prevent Childhood Asthma, Study Finds
    (11-Dec-2013)
    But they may have other benefits, including prevention of eczema

  • Potentially Helpful Omega-3 Fatty Acids Can Cross to Brain: Study
    (10-Dec-2013)
    Finding might have implications for Alzheimer's treatment, although more work must be done

  • Potentially Helpful Omega-3 Fatty Acids Can Cross to Brain: Study
    (10-Dec-2013)
    Finding might have implications for Alzheimer's treatment, although more work must be done

  • Switching to Healthier Eating May Cost You More
    (06-Dec-2013)
    Following a healthy diet runs about $1.50 more a day than junk food, study finds

  • Vitamin D Supplements Won't Help Prevent Disease: Review
    (06-Dec-2013)
    Low levels of 'sunshine vitamin' could be a sign of illness, rather than a cause, studies suggest

  • Health Tip: Reading Food Labels
    (05-Dec-2013)
    Note serving sizes and percentage daily values

  • Could Good Manners Help Spur Holiday Weight Gain?
    (04-Dec-2013)
    People may choose less healthy foods to avoid offending someone heavier, study finds

  • Energy Drinks Affect Heart, MRI Scans Show
    (02-Dec-2013)
    Small, early study found contraction rate sped up after people downed beverage

  • Health Tip: Avoid Holiday Weight Gain
    (28-Nov-2013)
    Regular exercise is a key preventative

  • Health Tip: Keep Diabetes in Check
    (28-Nov-2013)
    Suggestions for holiday eating

  • Expert Serves Up Turkey Tips for a Healthy Holiday
    (27-Nov-2013)
    Take steps to prevent foodborne illness before, during and after preparing the meal

  • Exercise May Not Stave Off Holiday Weight Gain
    (27-Nov-2013)
    Study suggests nothing can replace moderation in the face of high-calorie food and drinks

  • Smaller Bowls May Keep Kids From Overeating
    (25-Nov-2013)
    Researchers say tactic could help curb childhood obesity

  • Healthy Lifestyle May Mean Healthy Pregnancy
    (22-Nov-2013)
    Study pinpointed good and bad habits that could affect risk of complications

  • Sodas, Other Sweet Drinks Tied to Higher Risk for Endometrial Cancer
    (22-Nov-2013)
    Study of 23,000 older women saw odds for a tumor rise as daily intake went up

  • Cash Incentives Spur Poor To Buy Healthier Foods
    (22-Nov-2013)
    San Diego-area participants got matching funds to purchase specific products from farmers' markets

  • Start at the Healthier End of the Buffet
    (21-Nov-2013)
    First three food items seen will comprise 66 percent of your total plate, researcher says

  • Mercury Levels Dropping in Younger U.S. Women: Report
    (21-Nov-2013)
    EPA findings suggest those of childbearing age are making safer choices with fish, shellfish

  • Eat Nuts, Live Longer?
    (20-Nov-2013)
    Study linked a daily handful of any nut to 20 percent reduction in death risk over 30 years

  • Vitamin D Deficiency Might Be Overdiagnosed in Blacks, Study Suggests
    (20-Nov-2013)
    When looking at blood levels in a different way, researchers found they may be adequate after all

  • Eat Nuts, Live Longer?
    (20-Nov-2013)
    Study linked a daily handful of any nut to 20 percent reduction in death risk over 30 years

  • Vitamin D Deficiency Might Be Overdiagnosed in Blacks, Study Suggests
    (20-Nov-2013)
    When looking at blood levels in a different way, researchers found they may be adequate after all

  • Drinking Milk as Teens Might Not Protect Men's Bones, Study Suggests
    (19-Nov-2013)
    Instead, research found boys who consumed more milk had higher risk of hip fractures as adults

  • Weight Loss Can Combat Irregular Heart Beat, Study Says
    (18-Nov-2013)
    Atrial fibrillation is a potentially fatal condition affecting more and more people

  • Weight Loss Can Combat Irregular Heart Beat, Study Says
    (18-Nov-2013)
    Atrial fibrillation is a potentially fatal condition affecting more and more people

  • Health Tip: Cutting Down on Fat
    (15-Nov-2013)
    Be sure to read food labels

  • Your Afternoon Coffee Might Trigger a Bad Night's Sleep
    (15-Nov-2013)
    Research suggests that drinking the brew even six hours prior to bedtime upsets slumber

  • Many People Ignore, Miss Calorie Counts on Fast-Food Menus: Survey
    (15-Nov-2013)
    Of 2,000 customers, 40 percent noticed the information and 10 percent used it

  • Acrylamide: An Unwelcome Part of Your Diet
    (15-Nov-2013)
    FDA offers tips on how to avoid too much exposure to the chemical

  • Schools Can Set Tone for Healthy Eating
    (14-Nov-2013)
    Encouraging students to try nutritious foods worked, study found

  • Health Tip: Cooking With Beans
    (13-Nov-2013)
    Soak them to reduce preparation time

  • New Guidelines May Widen Use of Statins
    (13-Nov-2013)
    Recommendations focus on patient risk factors rather than cholesterol numbers, experts say

  • Meat Products Could Raise Diabetes Risk: Study
    (12-Nov-2013)
    But more research is needed to confirm the findings

  • No Good Data For or Against Taking Vitamins, Experts Say
    (11-Nov-2013)
    But half of U.S. adults take at least one supplement, government task force notes

  • Sugary Soda Habit May Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests
    (11-Nov-2013)
    People who drank 2 or more a day were more likely to have protein in their urine, a sign of trouble

  • No Good Data For or Against Taking Vitamins, Experts Say
    (11-Nov-2013)
    But half of U.S. adults take at least one supplement, government task force notes

  • What Happens When a Child With Autism Refuses Most Foods?
    (08-Nov-2013)
    Case report suggests vitamin deficiencies, serious health problems can follow

  • Poor Diet May Spur Inflammation-Related Health Problems
    (08-Nov-2013)
    Eating too much sugar and unhealthy fats linked to cancer and early death in study

  • Steaming Broccoli Preserves Potential Power to Fight Cancer: Study
    (08-Nov-2013)
    Researchers found that boiling, microwaving destroyed enzyme needed to release key compound

  • Nutritionists: FDA Trans Fat Ban Good for America's Heart Health
    (08-Nov-2013)
    They urge greater use of healthier oils, like canola oil or other vegetable oils, in food-making process

  • What Happens When a Child With Autism Refuses Most Foods?
    (08-Nov-2013)
    Case report suggests vitamin deficiencies, serious health problems can follow

  • Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthy Pumpkin Treat
    (07-Nov-2013)
    Add it to your favorite foods

  • Upping Vegetable Protein Intake May Help People With Kidney Disease
    (07-Nov-2013)
    More study needed, but initial findings suggest a benefit, experts say

  • FDA to Ban Trans Fats in Foods
    (07-Nov-2013)
    The artificial additives are linked to heart trouble, doctors say

  • Family Meals May Keep Kids, Parents at Healthy Weight
    (06-Nov-2013)
    Study found it's best to eat dinner in kitchen or dining room

  • Stomach Troubles Common for Kids With Autism, Study Confirms
    (06-Nov-2013)
    Digestive distress often accompanied by irritability, social withdrawal

  • Smaller Belly, Less Deli May Reduce Kidney Disease Risk, Study Finds
    (01-Nov-2013)
    Processed foods are usually high in harmful phosphorus additives

  • Halloween Safety Tips for Kids With Food Allergies
    (31-Oct-2013)
    Specialist tells parents how to avoid trick-or-treating hazards

  • Can't Settle on a Menu Selection? Listen to Your Tablemates
    (25-Oct-2013)
    Food choices can be influenced by your dining companions, study suggests

  • Some Improvement Seen in U.S. Cholesterol Levels: CDC
    (24-Oct-2013)
    However, total cholesterol remains too high and screening rates too low, experts say

  • Gene May Explain Link Between Meat and Colon Cancer Risk
    (24-Oct-2013)
    Researchers say finding might help identify people at need for preventive treatment

  • Gene Mutation Tied to Higher Obesity Risk in Kids
    (24-Oct-2013)
    A type of DNA appears to be linked to bigger appetites, slower metabolism, study found

  • Health Tip: Avoid Weight Gain at College
    (23-Oct-2013)
    Don't skip breakfast

  • Being Web-Savvy Tied to Better Health in Seniors: Study
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Nonusers were less likely to exercise, eat a healthy diet or get colon cancer screening

  • Low Vitamin D Tied to Anemia Risk in Kids
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Large study also found racial differences in anemia, vitamin levels

  • Health Tip: Make Sure Kids Drink Enough Water
    (21-Oct-2013)
    Milk also is a good choice

  • Healthy Eating Can Help Marathoners Cross Finish Line
    (20-Oct-2013)
    Dietitian offers last-minute training tips ahead of the New York Marathon

  • Ladies, Take 5 Steps to Avoid Osteoporosis
    (18-Oct-2013)
    Many women unaware the risk of bone-thinning disease rises after menopause, experts say

  • California Teens Drinking More Sugary Drinks: Report
    (18-Oct-2013)
    Daily consumption of soda, sports and energy drinks contributes to obesity crisis, experts warn

  • One-Third of U.S. Adults Are Obese, CDC Says
    (17-Oct-2013)
    The number hasn't budged for years, agency notes

  • Study: Vitamin D Supplements May Not Raise Risk for Kidney Stones
    (17-Oct-2013)
    However, researchers found age, weight and gender are factors

  • Cinnamon May Help Ease Common Cause of Infertility, Study Says
    (16-Oct-2013)
    Spice supplements appeared to improve menstrual cycles in small group of women

  • Shellfish Toxin Spreading to Eastern U.S., Report Says
    (16-Oct-2013)
    Warming seas may contribute to growth of this potentially deadly bacteria, experts say

  • Cinnamon May Help Ease Common Cause of Infertility, Study Says
    (16-Oct-2013)
    Spice supplements appeared to improve menstrual cycles in small group of women

  • How Much Alcohol In Your Drink? Stronger Beverages Make It Tough to Tell
    (15-Oct-2013)
    A glass of wine at a restaurant may be 50 percent more potent than you think, experts warn

  • Women in Labor May Be Fine Taking in Nourishment, Study Finds
    (14-Oct-2013)
    Those who got protein shake fared no worse than women given ice chips only, researchers say

  • President Taft's Obesity Struggle Was a Harbinger of Things to Come
    (14-Oct-2013)
    All that's different today are the numbers: one-third of Americans now obese

  • Tailgating Tips for Food Safety
    (11-Oct-2013)
    Expert advice on pre-party food prep, storage and the best items to fill your cooler

  • Home-Delivered Meals Could Help Some Avoid Nursing Home: Study
    (11-Oct-2013)
    Many states could save money by feeding seniors at home rather than paying for residential care

  • Cafeteria Debit Cards Linked to Less-Healthy School Lunches
    (11-Oct-2013)
    Study found kids consume more calories when cash isn't a lunch-line option

  • No Sign That Vitamin D Supplements Help Aging Bones: Study
    (11-Oct-2013)
    Large data review found no effect against osteoporosis at most sites tested in healthy adults

  • Store Foods Safely to Prevent Illness
    (10-Oct-2013)
    Proper refrigeration can prevent, slow spread of bacteria

  • Health Tip: Power Up With an Afternoon Snack
    (08-Oct-2013)
    Munch on some healthy trail mix

  • Parents' Feeding Choices May Raise Baby's Risk for Celiac Disease
    (07-Oct-2013)
    Study links late introduction of gluten, breast-feeding beyond 1 year to development of the digestive disorder

  • Docs Urged to Treat Unhealthy Habits Before Damage Is Done
    (07-Oct-2013)
    Target problems like smoking, poor eating and being overweight, heart association says

  • Star Athletes Often Endorse Junk Food, Study Says
    (07-Oct-2013)
    Sugar-packed 'sports drinks' among products hawked in lucrative ad campaigns

  • Probiotics Not Shown to Soothe Babies' Colic, Review Finds
    (07-Oct-2013)
    Experts say parents should check with doctors for excessive crying, fussiness

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Childhood Obesity
    (04-Oct-2013)
    Limit TV time, and watch what kids eat

  • Junk Food Makers Target Kids With Free Online Games, Study Says
    (04-Oct-2013)
    Experts call for regulation of 'advergames' while industry says it polices itself

  • Many Restaurant Chains Not Serving Healthier Fare: Report
    (02-Oct-2013)
    Average entree still has same number of calories, only tiny drop in salt content, researchers say

  • Shape, Size of Wine Glass May Skew How Much You Pour
    (30-Sep-2013)
    Width and location of the glass, color of the wine all seem to matter, researchers say

  • Can Eating Peanut Butter Cut Breast Cancer Risk in Later Life?
    (27-Sep-2013)
    Regular consumption in childhood tied to 39 percent lower odds of benign breast disease by age 30

  • Big Breakfast May Be Best for Diabetes Patients
    (26-Sep-2013)
    Study found morning meal rich in protein, fat actually curbed hunger, helped control blood sugar levels

  • Study Questions Fish Oil Brain Claims
    (25-Sep-2013)
    Higher levels of omega-3 didn't boost thinking, memory test scores

  • Study Questions Fish Oil Brain Claims
    (25-Sep-2013)
    Higher levels of omega-3 didn't boost thinking, memory test scores

  • Vitamin D Alone Doesn't Boost Bone Health, Study Says
    (24-Sep-2013)
    But calcium supplements appear to reduce risk of osteoporosis

  • Health Tip: Opt for Healthier Fast Food
    (20-Sep-2013)
    Here's what to order

  • Health Tip: Eat a Good Breakfast
    (20-Sep-2013)
    Make sure you get enough fiber

  • Carbonation May Help Artificially Sweetened Soda 'Trick' the Brain
    (20-Sep-2013)
    Study unclear whether this helps or hinders people trying to lose weight

  • FDA Airs Plan to Strengthen Rules for Imported Foods
    (19-Sep-2013)
    50 percent of fresh fruit and 20 percent of fresh vegetables from abroad, agency says

  • Blueberries, Red Grapes May Boost Body's Immune Function
    (17-Sep-2013)
    Compounds in these fruits work alongside vitamin D and specific gene, lab study found

  • U.S. Teens Begin to Slim Down, Study Suggests
    (16-Sep-2013)
    Adolescents are eating healthier, exercising more

  • Health Tip: Going Meatless
    (13-Sep-2013)
    Follow these suggestions to help you transition

  • Vitamin D Deficiency Often Seen in Traumatic Bone Breaks
    (13-Sep-2013)
    Low levels common in adult patients of all ages, study finds

  • Packing School Lunches With Food Safety in Mind
    (12-Sep-2013)
    Expert tips on container care, perishables and sandwich choices

  • Nearly 60 Percent of Uterine Cancer Cases Preventable: Report
    (11-Sep-2013)
    Women who exercise, maintain healthy weight and drink coffee daily may cut their risk

  • Recycled Wastewater Safe for Crop Irrigation, Study Says
    (09-Sep-2013)
    'Reassuringly low' levels of medications, personal care products found in food grown with treated sewage water

  • Commercial Baby Foods Fall Short for Nutrition: Study
    (09-Sep-2013)
    Most are too sweet and are advertised for infants who'd be better off with breast milk, experts say

  • FDA: Low Levels of Arsenic in Rice
    (06-Sep-2013)
    Agency still studying effects of long-term consumption of the grain

  • When Football Team Loses, Fans Reach for Junk Food
    (05-Sep-2013)
    But 'self-affirmation' can curb emotional eating, study suggests

  • Mediterranean Diet May Be Good for the Brain
    (05-Sep-2013)
    Review looked at effects of eating plenty of olive oil, vegetables, fruit and fish

  • Lessons Learned From Cantaloupe-Listeria Outbreak
    (05-Sep-2013)
    CDC report confirms potential for fresh produce to cause severe foodborne illness

  • Impulsive Food Purchases Tied to Too Little Sleep, Study Finds
    (05-Sep-2013)
    People may buy more food, higher-calorie items when deprived of shuteye

  • Health Tip: Help Kids Feel Better About Themselves
    (02-Sep-2013)
    Encourage a positive body image

  • Whole Fruits Tied to Lower Diabetes Risk
    (30-Aug-2013)
    But fruit juices appeared to raise risk for type 2 disease in long-term study

  • Fast-Food Ads Aimed at Kids Focus on Toys, Not Food
    (29-Aug-2013)
    Almost 70 percent include free toys or other giveaways, study says

  • Your Gut Bacteria May Predict Your Obesity Risk
    (28-Aug-2013)
    Studies also found that high-fiber, low-fat diet can change bacteria makeup for the better

  • Health Tip: Pack Safe School Lunches
    (27-Aug-2013)
    Take steps to prevent foodborne illness

  • U.S. Schools Show Progress in Healthy Behaviors, CDC Says
    (26-Aug-2013)
    Report highlights good news: better nutrition, more physical activity and tobacco bans

  • Could Heavy Coffee Drinking Help Men Battle Prostate Cancer?
    (26-Aug-2013)
    Study linked lower rates of recurrence, progression to those who consumed 4 or more cups a day

  • Good Nutrition Can Boost School Performance, Expert Says
    (25-Aug-2013)
    Start the day with grains, fruit and dairy

  • Health Tip: Choosing Canned Seafood
    (23-Aug-2013)
    Avoid products packed in oil

  • Calcium Plus Vitamin D Won't Cure Joint Pain, Study Finds
    (23-Aug-2013)
    Severity of condition did not improve in women who took supplements over 2-year period

  • Fruit-Rich Diet Might Lower Aneurysm Risk
    (19-Aug-2013)
    Antioxidants may explain finding from large Swedish study, author says

  • Plastics Chemicals May Boost Kids' Risk for Obesity, Diabetes
    (19-Aug-2013)
    Studies tied phthalates, BPA to insulin resistance, higher body fat

  • Health Reporter Nearly Killed by Food Poisoning
    (16-Aug-2013)
    She recovered from E. coli, but not before nine days in the ICU and another 10 days in the hospital

  • When It Comes to Food, Be Safe Not Sorry
    (16-Aug-2013)
    Experts offer advice to ensure healthy eating

  • Health Tip: Preparing Food With Less Fat
    (16-Aug-2013)
    Skim the fat from soups and stews

  • Mediterranean Diet May Help Thwart Type 2 Diabetes, Study Finds
    (16-Aug-2013)
    Low-carb diets also were associated with reduced risk

  • Kindergartners' Soda Intake Linked to Aggression in Study
    (16-Aug-2013)
    Nearly half of urban 5-year-olds consume soft drinks every day, their mothers say

  • When It Comes to Food, Be Safe Not Sorry
    (16-Aug-2013)
    Experts offer advice to ensure healthy eating

  • Healthy Eating Might Ward Off Pancreatic Cancer: Study
    (15-Aug-2013)
    Researchers found a diet rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains cut risk by 15 percent

  • High-Fat Diets May Spur Overeating, Mouse Study Suggests
    (15-Aug-2013)
    Chips are stacked against would-be healthy eaters, expert says

  • Are Truck Drivers on the Road to Ill Health?
    (13-Aug-2013)
    Greater demand for speed, efficiency take a toll, researcher finds

  • Eating Fish May Be Tied to Lower Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk: Study
    (13-Aug-2013)
    Salmon, mackerel contain inflammation-fighting omega-3

  • Mediterranean Diet May Counter Genetic Risk of Stroke
    (13-Aug-2013)
    People who consumed plenty of nuts or olive oil fared better in study

  • Diet Choices May Help Diabetics Stave Off Kidney Disease
    (12-Aug-2013)
    Fruit, protein and moderate alcohol intake tied to lower risk of chronic disease in study

  • Obesity Risk Factors May Vary for Boys, Girls
    (12-Aug-2013)
    Playing team sports, even drinking milk affected kids differently in study

  • Vitamin D Supplements Don't Lower Blood Pressure: Study
    (12-Aug-2013)
    No improvement seen in older adults with hypertension after one year

  • Soda Tax Won't Curb Obesity, Study Contends
    (09-Aug-2013)
    Consumers will buy other fattening foods that cost less, researchers say

  • Food Additive Safety Often Determined by Those With Food Industry Ties: Study
    (07-Aug-2013)
    Review finds strong conflict-of-interest issues in the approval process; experts call for changes

  • Could Hot Cocoa Improve Brainpower in Seniors?
    (07-Aug-2013)
    Small early study hints it might help, but author says it's too soon to recommend nightly cup

  • Health Tip: Frame of Mind Key to Losing Weight
    (06-Aug-2013)
    Plan ahead for meals

  • Lymphoma Risk Varies for Celiac Disease Patients
    (05-Aug-2013)
    Blood cancer more common for those with continuing intestinal damage, study found

  • Sugary Drinks Tied to Preschoolers' Extra Pounds
    (05-Aug-2013)
    Study found those who drank more of them were more likely to be obese at age 5

  • Antioxidant Supplements Don't Help Women Get Pregnant: Review
    (05-Aug-2013)
    Fertility clinic patients taking these products were no more likely to conceive, researchers say

  • Healthy Eating, Good Night's Sleep Really Do Help Kids Learn
    (04-Aug-2013)
    Experts explain importance of these habits to school success

  • Could Dietary Tweaks Ease Type 1 Diabetes?
    (02-Aug-2013)
    Foods rich in amino and fatty acids may help preserve insulin production, study suggests

  • FDA Defines 'Gluten-Free' for Food Labels
    (02-Aug-2013)
    Rule will benefit millions of Americans with celiac disease

  • Health Tip: If You're a Vegetarian Athlete
    (01-Aug-2013)
    Suggestions to get enough protein and nutrients

  • Health Tip: Enjoy Dairy With Fewer Calories
    (31-Jul-2013)
    Choose low-fat offerings

  • Health Tip: What Should Preschoolers Drink?
    (30-Jul-2013)
    Offer water or milk instead of soda or sweetened fruit juice

  • How Many Extra Calories Add Up to Obesity for Kids?
    (30-Jul-2013)
    Study finds overweight children consume more excess calories daily than previously thought

  • Skipping Breakfast May Not Lead to Weight Gain After All
    (26-Jul-2013)
    Small study found it did not make college students eat more later in the day, contrary to popular belief

  • Herbal Meds, Cosmetic Surgery a Bad Mix: Experts
    (26-Jul-2013)
    Despite risks, nearly half of patients take some kind of supplement before facial procedure, study found

  • Why Some Like It Hot: Personality May Sway Food Choices
    (25-Jul-2013)
    Sensation seekers more likely to enjoy spicy tastes, study says

  • Red Wine Supplement May Block Benefits of Exercise in Older Men
    (25-Jul-2013)
    In small study, resveratrol undermined gains in blood pressure, cholesterol and aerobic fitness

  • For Seniors, Unhealthy Living May Lead to Disability
    (24-Jul-2013)
    Study looked at exercise, smoking, nutrition and other habits

  • Rituals Like 'Happy Birthday' May Make Cake's Taste
    (23-Jul-2013)
    Meaning-laden acts seem to enhance the pleasure people get from food, study finds

  • Study Sees No Link Between Mercury Exposure, Autistic Behavior
    (23-Jul-2013)
    The chemical is often found in fish, prompting many pregnant women to avoid the food

  • Many Docs Don't Discuss Dietary Supplements, Study Says
    (23-Jul-2013)
    Patients need to know about risks, effectiveness and interactions with conventional drugs

  • FDA Sends Warnings to Makers of Illegal Diabetes Treatments
    (23-Jul-2013)
    Products make false claims, could be unsafe and may delay proven therapies, agency says

  • Skipping Breakfast a Recipe for Heart Disease, Study Finds
    (22-Jul-2013)
    Men who miss morning meal much more likely to suffer heart attack, research shows

  • Is a Gluten-Free Diet Right for You?
    (19-Jul-2013)
    Candidates include people with celiac disease, gluten sensitivity or those with a wheat allergy

  • Gluten-Free and Worry-Free in Georgia
    (19-Jul-2013)

  • Health Tip: Choose Healthier Chinese Food
    (19-Jul-2013)
    Avoid the fried stuff

  • Researchers Focus on Eczema-Food Allergy Link
    (19-Jul-2013)
    Breakdown in skin barrier that occurs with eczema could play role in food sensitivity, study says

  • Is a Gluten-Free Diet Right for You?
    (19-Jul-2013)
    Candidates include people with celiac disease, gluten sensitivity or those with a wheat allergy

  • Calorie Advice on Menus Might Not Help People Eat Better
    (18-Jul-2013)
    Customers may resist doing the math with every meal, study author says

  • Health Tip: Get More Bang for Your Beans
    (15-Jul-2013)
    Add them to your favorite recipes

  • Could a Gene Help Make You Obese?
    (15-Jul-2013)
    Certain DNA might keep people hungry, study suggests

  • More U.S. Kids May Be at Risk for High Blood Pressure
    (15-Jul-2013)
    Study looked at rise in body fat, waist size and salt intake over 13-year period

  • Poverty Rate Still High Among U.S. Children: Report
    (12-Jul-2013)
    Almost one-quarter live in low-income homes, which experts say affects their health and education

  • FDA Proposes New Limit for Arsenic in Apple Juice
    (12-Jul-2013)
    Move follows release of studies last fall showing worrisome amounts of the toxin in many brands

  • Exercise Up in U.S., But So Is Obesity: Report
    (10-Jul-2013)
    Food control is the missing link, experts say

  • Could Artificial Sweeteners Cause Weight Gain?
    (10-Jul-2013)
    Researcher says evidence suggests they may, but industry rep disagrees

  • Too Much Fish Oil Might Boost Prostate Cancer Risk, Study Says
    (10-Jul-2013)
    Often-fatal aggressive disease of particular concern

  • Too Much Fish Oil Might Boost Prostate Cancer Risk, Study Says
    (10-Jul-2013)
    Often-fatal aggressive disease of particular concern

  • Most Statin Users Won't Have Major Side Effects
    (09-Jul-2013)
    However, large review found 9 percent higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes

  • Solid Food Timing for Babies Tied to Diabetes Risk
    (09-Jul-2013)
    Study found ages 4 to 5 months safest for introducing solids to infants at higher risk for type 1 disease

  • Soy Won't Prevent Prostate Cancer's Return: Study
    (09-Jul-2013)
    But an expert says findings are inconclusive

  • Soy Won't Prevent Prostate Cancer's Return: Study
    (09-Jul-2013)
    But an expert says findings are inconclusive

  • Listeria Outbreak Prompts Cheese Recall
    (08-Jul-2013)
    1 person dead, 4 sickened; source seems to be Wisconsin company, CDC says

  • Sleepy Teens Reach for Fast Foods First
    (04-Jul-2013)
    Study found those who slept less than 7 hours a night were also less likely to eat fruits, vegetables

  • Celiac Disease Shouldn't Keep Family From BBQ Fun: Experts
    (04-Jul-2013)
    Making sure gluten-free kids remain that way when away from home is challenging, but doable

  • Some Farm Workers Harbor Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, Study Finds
    (03-Jul-2013)
    Findings raise concerns about U.S. livestock production

  • Ice Pops Interfered With Hospital Patient's Lab Tests: Report
    (03-Jul-2013)
    Food additive might have led to false positive results for fungal infection

  • Study Ties Red and Processed Meats to Worse Colon Cancer Survival
    (02-Jul-2013)
    Patients may be wise to cut down on these foods, experts say

  • Can Hi-Tech Avatars Promote Real-Life Weight Loss?
    (01-Jul-2013)
    Virtual sessions on portion control and exercise helped women in small pilot study

  • Fish Habit May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
    (28-Jun-2013)
    Researchers found that higher fatty acid intake cut chances of disease by 14 percent

  • Night Owls May Pack on More Pounds
    (28-Jun-2013)
    Study found they ate worst foods late at night, long after sound sleepers had hit the sack

  • Color of Cutlery Could Change How Food Tastes
    (27-Jun-2013)
    Finding might be used as a way to encourage better eating habits, researchers say

  • Did Extreme Cola Habit Cause Woman's Irregular Heartbeat?
    (25-Jun-2013)
    After years of drinking only soda, no water, her potassium levels dropped too low, report says

  • Health Tip: Getting the Most From Fresh Garden Herbs
    (24-Jun-2013)
    Wash them just before using

  • Mind Over Diet?
    (21-Jun-2013)
    Study suggests people's beliefs about causes of obesity influence their eating habits, weight

  • Gluten Allergy May Play Role in Gastro Woes in Kids With Autism
    (21-Jun-2013)
    But finding doesn't prove a gluten-free diet will help kids with the developmental disorder, experts say

  • Iron Supplements May Prevent Anemia During Pregnancy
    (21-Jun-2013)
    The benefits also include improved birth weights, analysis shows

  • Vitamin D Levels Vary by Season
    (21-Jun-2013)
    Study found they are highest at summer's end, lowest as winter winds down

  • Timing Is Everything When Eating Fruits, Vegetables
    (20-Jun-2013)
    Study found that when they're eaten and how they're stored can determine their nutritional value

  • Women Fret More Over Weight Gain in College
    (20-Jun-2013)
    Guys seem okay with the extra pounds, study finds

  • James Gandolfini's Death From Heart Trouble at 51 a Sign of the Times
    (20-Jun-2013)
    Doctors say more middle-aged Americans suffer cardiac problems, and they're often due to unhealthy lifestyles

  • James Gandolfini's Death From Heart Trouble at 51 a Sign of the Times
    (20-Jun-2013)
    Doctors say more middle-aged Americans suffer cardiac problems, and they're often due to unhealthy lifestyles

  • Health Tip: Cook With Lean Dairy Products
    (18-Jun-2013)
    Cut the fat without losing calcium

  • Health Tip: If You Have Braces
    (17-Jun-2013)
    Don't eat too many sugar foods

  • Skipping Breakfast May Raise Diabetes Risk
    (17-Jun-2013)
    Overweight women who ate morning meal had lower blood sugar, better insulin response in small study

  • Red Meat Linked to Increased Diabetes Risk
    (17-Jun-2013)
    Large study finds higher consumption increases risk, but experts are at odds with findings

  • Health Tip: Vary Your Child's School Lunch
    (14-Jun-2013)
    Make it appealing and nutritious

  • TV Commercials May Spur Junk Food Habit in Kids, Study Finds
    (13-Jun-2013)
    Advertising exposure seems to up odds that preschoolers will become obese

  • Soda Size Limits Could Aid Fight Against Obesity, Experts Say
    (12-Jun-2013)
    Ban would mostly affect overweight Americans, and would not discriminate against poor, findings suggest

  • Iodine Supplements May Be Too Much of a Good Thing
    (12-Jun-2013)
    Avoid excessively high doses, thyroid experts warn

  • Skepticism Needed When Buying Foods Labeled 'Healthy': Expert
    (11-Jun-2013)
    Products to avoid include veggie chips, muffins and frozen yogurt, dietitian says

  • CDC: 87 Now Sickened in Hepatitis A Outbreak Tied to Frozen Berry Mix
    (11-Jun-2013)
    All infections traced to product sold at Costco stores, agency says

  • Health Tip: If You Use a Food Vending Machine
    (10-Jun-2013)
    Look for these healthier choices

  • Junk Food Bans Help Schoolkids Avoid Unhealthy Snacks: Study
    (10-Jun-2013)
    But most elementary schools are in districts or states that don't limit sales of fat, sugar, salt to students

  • Tweaking Dietary Fat Mix Might Boost Prostate Cancer Survival
    (10-Jun-2013)
    Men who subbed vegetable oils, avocados, nuts for animal fats fared better in study

  • Healthy Grilling Tips for Summer Barbecues
    (09-Jun-2013)
    Enjoy outdoor cooking while keeping cancer risk to a minimum, expert urges

  • Even Mild Weight Loss May Lower Diabetes Risk in Obese Teens
    (07-Jun-2013)
    Study worked with adolescents and their families to boost activity, healthy eating

  • Your Stroke Risk Can Shrink With 7 Lifestyle Changes
    (06-Jun-2013)
    Controlling blood pressure is most important, large U.S. study found

  • Your Stroke Risk Can Shrink With 7 Lifestyle Changes
    (06-Jun-2013)
    Controlling blood pressure is most important, large U.S. study found

  • 61 Now Sickened in Hepatitis A Outbreak Tied to Frozen Berry Mix
    (06-Jun-2013)
    CDC says recalled product was sold at Costco, Harris Teeter stores

  • 49 Now Sickened in Hepatitis A Outbreak Tied to Frozen Berry Mix
    (05-Jun-2013)
    CDC says recalled product was sold at Costco, Harris Teeter stores

  • Health Tip: Pack a Bike-Friendly Snack
    (04-Jun-2013)
    Bananas are a good choice

  • Minorities Harmed Most By Fast-Food Outlets Near School: Study
    (04-Jun-2013)
    Effects on weight, exercise seem to be magnified for black, Hispanic teens, research suggests

  • Listeria Food Poisoning Hits Elderly, Moms-to-Be Hardest: CDC
    (04-Jun-2013)
    Most recent cases linked to soft cheeses, produce

  • More Proof Healthy Living, Not Smoking Pay Off
    (03-Jun-2013)
    Positive lifestyle changes reduced risk of death 80 percent over 8 years, study says

  • Infant Care May Help Explain Race-Linked Obesity Gap
    (03-Jun-2013)
    Black, Hispanic infants in study had solid foods sooner, more sugary drinks, less sleep

  • Vegetarians May Live Longer
    (03-Jun-2013)
    California research finds 12% lower risk of dying for those who don't eat meat

  • Daily Sunscreen Helps Middle-Aged Skin Stay Young: Study
    (03-Jun-2013)
    After 4 years, less 'photoaging' seen among regular users in sunny Australia

  • Childhood Abuse Tied to Food Addiction in Women: Study
    (31-May-2013)
    Tendency to overeat is nearly doubled for those victimized as kids

  • How Many Calories in Your Fast-Food Meal? Guess Again
    (24-May-2013)
    Diners underestimated by as much as 500 calories in study

  • Diet Soda Habit as Bad for Teeth as Meth Addiction, Study Claims
    (23-May-2013)
    Acid in both can erode teeth over time

  • Too Few Kids Use Fast-Food Calorie Info, Study Finds
    (23-May-2013)
    Girls and obese children are likelier to take advantage of this knowledge

  • Low Prenatal Iodine May Affect Child's Brain Development
    (23-May-2013)
    Mothers with deficiency had kids with lower IQs and reading ability, researchers say

  • Too Few Kids Use Fast-Food Calorie Info, Study Finds
    (23-May-2013)
    Girls and obese children are likelier to take advantage of this knowledge

  • Glucosamine Supplements Tied to Risk of Eye Condition
    (23-May-2013)
    Seniors taking them had side effect that has been linked to glaucoma, small study finds

  • Health Tip: Make Healthy Foods Taste Better
    (22-May-2013)
    Suggestions to spruce up your meals

  • Fish Oil Pills Might Cut Diabetes Risk, Researchers Say
    (22-May-2013)
    Higher blood levels of a beneficial hormone seen in those who took the omega-3 supplements

  • Health Tip: Help Children Eat Healthier
    (20-May-2013)
    Set a good example

  • Extra Vitamin D May Ease Crohn's Symptoms, Study Finds
    (20-May-2013)
    Improvements reported in muscle strength, fatigue and quality of life

  • Health Tip: Eating Vegetarian
    (17-May-2013)
    Choose low-fat meat alternatives

  • Living Near Fast-Food Outlets Might Boost Obesity Risk
    (16-May-2013)
    Study of black Americans found link between having these restaurants nearby and being overweight

  • Sugary Sodas, Fruit Punches May Raise Kidney Stone Risk: Study
    (15-May-2013)
    It's important to stay hydrated, but water may be your best choice, experts say

  • People With High Blood Pressure May Crave Salt
    (15-May-2013)
    It's important to resist these cravings, study author says

  • Health Tip: Bake With Less Sugar
    (14-May-2013)
    You probably don't need as much as you've been using

  • Most Americans Should Eat Less Salt: Report
    (14-May-2013)
    But too little salt may also cause health problems, report authors add

  • A Little Formula Might Help Breast-Feeding for Some Babies
    (13-May-2013)
    Early study looked at newborns who were losing weight

  • Typical Restaurant Meal Loaded With Fats, Salt, Calories: Studies
    (13-May-2013)
    Just one meal often provides most of the daily recommended amounts, encouraging obesity

  • Grilling Tips to Cut Colon Cancer Risk
    (11-May-2013)
    Use less red meat, marinate and precook indoors, nutrition expert advises

  • Health Tip: Don't Overcook Veggies
    (10-May-2013)
    You may lose key nutrients

  • Good Diet Helps People Manage Celiac Disease
    (10-May-2013)
    Effects of gluten intolerance can be minimized with proper nutrition, expert says

  • Yet Another Reason to Avoid Fatty Foods: Fatigue
    (10-May-2013)
    Daytime drowsiness, alertness influenced by diet, researchers say

  • Eating Peppers Tied to Lower Parkinson's Risk, Study Finds
    (09-May-2013)
    Vegetables that contain nicotine may offer some protection, research suggests

  • Fast Food Hasn't Gotten Much Healthier, Study Says
    (08-May-2013)
    Researchers analyzed 14 years of menus from familiar U.S. chains

  • Fish Oil Supplements Don't Protect Against Heart Trouble: Study
    (08-May-2013)
    They don't reduce the risk of heart attack, heart failure or death, researchers report

  • Cholesterol Drugs Might Boost Kidney Cancer Survival
    (07-May-2013)
    Study finds statin medications tied to lower death risk after nearly 4 years of follow-up

  • Health Tip: Monitor Fat in Preschoolers' Diet
    (07-May-2013)
    Limit consumption of cheese, fruit juice

  • Magnesium-Rich Food May Help Keep Kids' Bones Strong
    (07-May-2013)
    Higher levels of the mineral tied to greater bone density in study

  • For Pregnant Smokers, Vitamin C Might Help Babies' Lungs
    (07-May-2013)
    Small study suggests infants of women who take supplements have lower risk of wheezing

  • Hungry Shoppers Pile High-Calorie Foods in Their Carts
    (06-May-2013)
    Your body shifts to survival mode at the grocery store, expert says

  • Can High-Protein, Low-Carb Diet Boost Fertility Treatment?
    (06-May-2013)
    That's the conclusion of small, early study of women undergoing in vitro fertilization

  • Omega-3s No Help Against Age-Linked Eye Trouble: Study
    (06-May-2013)
    Adding nutrient to standard antioxidant supplement didn't help ward off macular degeneration

  • Hungry Shoppers Pile High-Calorie Foods in Their Carts
    (06-May-2013)
    Your body shifts to survival mode at the grocery store, expert says

  • Omega-3s No Help Against Age-Linked Eye Trouble: Study
    (06-May-2013)
    Adding nutrient to standard antioxidant supplement didn't help ward off macular degeneration

  • Exercise May Lower Older Women's Risk for Kidney Stones
    (03-May-2013)
    Study also found that cutting high-calorie foods can help

  • Heart-Healthy Lifestyle May Also Prevent Lethal Blood Clots
    (02-May-2013)
    Large U.S. study followed people nearly 5 years to gauge their risk

  • Health Tip: Avoid Emotional Eating
    (02-May-2013)
    Meditation and regular exercise are excellent alternatives

  • Health Tip: Popeye Wasn't Wrong About Spinach
    (01-May-2013)
    It offers many health benefits

  • Mediterranean Diet Benefits Heart, Even Without Weight Loss: Study
    (01-May-2013)
    Healthy eating helped men lower bad cholesterol

  • Younger Men Biggest Consumers of Added Sugars: CDC
    (01-May-2013)
    Sweetened food and beverages are source of too many empty calories, experts say

  • Study Looks at Vitamin D Needs in Breast-Fed Babies
    (30-Apr-2013)
    Supplements helped infants meet recommended blood levels to support bone health

  • Mediterranean Diet Might Help Stave Off Dementia
    (29-Apr-2013)
    Large study showed better retention of mental skills in seniors who had followed it

  • Health Tip: Enjoy More Herbs and Seasonings
    (26-Apr-2013)
    And spice up your culinary fare

  • Health Tip: Enjoy More Herbs and Seasonings
    (26-Apr-2013)
    And spice up your culinary fare

  • Health Tip: Pack Healthier Tailgating Snacks
    (25-Apr-2013)
    They don't have to be loaded with fat

  • Most Americans Oppose Soda, Candy Taxes
    (25-Apr-2013)
    They say it's not government's role to try to influence what people eat, drink, Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll finds

  • 12 Ounces of Sugary Soda a Day Raises Diabetes Risk: Study
    (25-Apr-2013)
    European researchers found odds rose by up to 22 percent at this level of consumption

  • Diabetes Self-Care Improves Slowly, U.S. Report Finds
    (24-Apr-2013)
    But nearly half of patients aren't meeting goals for blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol

  • 'Gut Reaction' May Predict Cardiovascular Risk
    (24-Apr-2013)
    Higher levels of stomach substance called TMAO linked to heart attack, stroke, study suggests

  • Knowing Time Needed to Walk Off Calories May Curb Appetite
    (23-Apr-2013)
    But menus that list calories alone don't change people's ordering or eating habits, study finds

  • Tackling Diet, Exercise Together Produces Best Results: Study
    (22-Apr-2013)
    If you have to choose one at a time, hit the gym first, researchers add

  • 'Clean Your Plate' Orders From Parents May Backfire for Kids
    (22-Apr-2013)
    'Controlling' food behavior messages are counterproductive, study finds

  • Gorging at the Buffet Table? Tactics May Help You Eat Less
    (19-Apr-2013)
    Study reveals how people stay in control when faced with endless portions, many choices

  • Community Gardening May Reap Body Weight Benefit
    (19-Apr-2013)
    Study found less overweight in people who tend a plot

  • Gorging at the Buffet Table? Tactics May Help You Eat Less
    (19-Apr-2013)
    Study reveals how people stay in control when faced with endless portions, many choices

  • Health Tip: Some Fats Are Healthier
    (18-Apr-2013)
    Here's how they can help

  • 'Western' Diet Not the Way to Age Well
    (17-Apr-2013)
    British study says fried foods and red meat lead to premature aging, illness

  • FDA Warns Against Sale of Sports Supplements in U.S.
    (15-Apr-2013)
    Dangerous stimulant DMAA is sold under variety of ingredient names, agency says

  • Decisions, Decisions: Work Out or Fix a Meal?
    (12-Apr-2013)
    Study finds Americans sacrifice exercise time for food-prep time

  • Chocolate a Death Risk for Rover
    (11-Apr-2013)
    Threat comes from substance called theobromine that's similar to caffeine, FDA warns

  • Health Tip: Keep Food Cravings at Bay at the Office
    (10-Apr-2013)
    Suggestions to keep you on track with healthy eating

  • Gulp! Study Suggests Super-Size Soda Ban Could Fizzle
    (10-Apr-2013)
    But the research didn't involve actual consumers or beverages

  • Could Coffee Bean Extract Help Control Blood Sugar?
    (09-Apr-2013)
    Small study suggests supplement might help, but diabetes expert is skeptical

  • Better School Lunches May Lead to Slimmer Students
    (09-Apr-2013)
    Obesity less likely when kids had discounted or free meals with higher nutritional value, study finds

  • Could Coffee Bean Extract Help Control Blood Sugar?
    (09-Apr-2013)
    Small study suggests supplement might help, but diabetes expert is skeptical

  • Can Selenium Lower Risk of Advanced Prostate Cancer?
    (09-Apr-2013)
    Study found men with higher levels of mineral were 60 percent less likely to develop disease

  • Health Tip: How to Safely Store Eggs
    (08-Apr-2013)
    And suggestions for choosing the best ones

  • Compound in Red Meat, Energy Drinks May Have Heart Disease Link
    (08-Apr-2013)
    Gut bacteria break down carnitine into another substance that damages blood vessels, study finds

  • Kids Given Big Plates Help Themselves to More Food
    (08-Apr-2013)
    Plate size and self-serving increased first-graders' food intake, researchers found

  • Frequent Eating in Kids Tied to Less Weight Gain
    (08-Apr-2013)
    But this won't hold true with unhealthy foods, expert warns

  • Tapeworm-Linked Seizures May Be Rising in U.S., Doctors Say
    (08-Apr-2013)
    Neurologists issue guidelines for treatment

  • Mercury Exposure Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk
    (08-Apr-2013)
    Researchers suggest selecting seafood known to have lower levels of the metal

  • Less Salt, More Potassium = Millions of Lives Saved
    (05-Apr-2013)
    Modest dietary changes would reduce risk of stroke, heart disease, studies confirm

  • Health Tip: Keep Kidney Stones Away
    (04-Apr-2013)
    Suggestions to prevent future stones

  • Health Tip: Slumping Iron?
    (03-Apr-2013)
    Learn the warning signs of iron deficiency anemia

  • Lifestyle Might Curb Loss of Height That Comes With Age
    (03-Apr-2013)
    Education, urban living helped keep older adults walking tall, Chinese data shows

  • Competitive Cash-for-Weight-Loss Plans Work Best: Study
    (02-Apr-2013)
    But individual incentives also do well when companies pay to help employees keep pounds off

  • Many U.S. Teens Have Poor Health Habits
    (01-Apr-2013)
    Bad diet, lack of exercise raise odds for later heart disease, experts warn

  • Health Tip: Tackling Family Dinners
    (01-Apr-2013)
    Create a week's menu in advance

  • Eat Fish, Live Longer?
    (01-Apr-2013)
    Study finds link between blood levels of omega-3s and longevity

  • Many U.S. Teens Have Poor Health Habits
    (01-Apr-2013)
    Bad diet, lack of exercise raise odds for later heart disease, experts warn

  • Kids of Better-Educated Parents Have Healthier Diets: Study
    (31-Mar-2013)
    European research compared nutritional choices such as fruits and veggies, sugary drinks

  • Health Tip: Dieticians Can Help Diabetics
    (29-Mar-2013)
    To balance activity and food

  • Cutting Out Mealtime Distractions May Help Manage Weight
    (28-Mar-2013)
    Slowing down, focusing on food could keep you from overeating later, study contends

  • Cutting Out Mealtime Distractions May Help Manage Weight
    (28-Mar-2013)
    Slowing down, focusing on food could keep you from overeating later, study contends

  • Study Shines Light on Harmless Bacteria on Fruits, Veggies
    (28-Mar-2013)
    Farming methods and plant species play role in what germs cling to the surface of your produce

  • More Dietary Fiber Might Help Thwart Stroke: Study
    (28-Mar-2013)
    Simple measures include adding fruits, veggies to your diet, experts say

  • Health Tip: Get More Iron
    (27-Mar-2013)
    Try these meal and snacks

  • Vitamin D Important During Pregnancy, Study Suggests
    (27-Mar-2013)
    Too little may raise risk for complications, researchers find

  • Tofu-Rich Diet May Help Women With Lung Cancer Live Longer
    (26-Mar-2013)
    Chinese study found eating high amounts before diagnosis boosted survival rates

  • Health Tip: Savor a Healthier Sandwich
    (25-Mar-2013)
    Include more nutritious foods and less fat

  • Four in 10 Babies Given Solid Foods Too Early, Study Finds
    (25-Mar-2013)
    Hunger, inability to sleep through the night often cited as reasons

  • Health Tip: Lower Cholesterol
    (22-Mar-2013)
    Avoid animal fats

  • Picky Eating in Youngsters Might Be Largely Caused by Genes
    (22-Mar-2013)
    But study author says parents can still encourage children to try new foods

  • Most of World's Adults Consume Too Much Salt, Study Finds
    (21-Mar-2013)
    Majority taking in double the recommended amount, increasing their health risks

  • Excess Salt a Factor in 2.3 Million Deaths Annually Worldwide
    (21-Mar-2013)
    Study finds overconsumption may have contributed to 15 percent of heart-related fatalities in 2010

  • Mental Illness May Not Impede Healthy Weight Loss, Study Says
    (21-Mar-2013)
    Overweight patients on a 'lifestyle changes' program improved exercise, nutrition, shed more pounds

  • Ready-to-Eat Foods for Toddlers Often Too Salty: Study
    (21-Mar-2013)
    Parents urged to balance convenience with healthier meals, snacks

  • Energy Drinks Linked to Changes in Heart Rhythm
    (21-Mar-2013)
    But more research is needed on the caffeine-laden beverages, review says

  • Energy Drinks Linked to Changes in Heart Rhythm
    (21-Mar-2013)
    But more research is needed on the caffeine-laden beverages, review says

  • Switch to Skim Milk Won't Prevent Toddler's Obesity: Study
    (19-Mar-2013)
    Surprise finding runs counter to standard recommendations from doctors' groups

  • Sugary Drinks Tied to 25,000 U.S. Deaths a Year
    (19-Mar-2013)
    Study estimated beverages' role in worldwide obesity and heart disease, diabetes, some cancers

  • Vitamin D Levels in Pregnancy May Not Affect Kids' Future Bone Health
    (19-Mar-2013)
    Fewer mothers-to-be need supplementation than currently recommended, U.K. study suggests

  • Consumers View Foods With Green Labeling as Healthier: Study
    (18-Mar-2013)
    Those more focused on good nutrition were most swayed, researchers say

  • Vitamin D Supplements Tied to Lower Blood Pressure in Blacks
    (15-Mar-2013)
    Study found modest, but significant, drops depending on dosage

  • High-Fat Dairy Foods Linked to Worse Survival After Breast Cancer
    (14-Mar-2013)
    Connection may come from hormones found in animal fat, researcher suggests

  • Sweet Drinks Tied to Higher Calorie Consumption in Kids
    (12-Mar-2013)
    And sugary beverages go hand-in-hand with fatty foods, like pizza and fries, study finds

  • Full Pantry Plus Too Little Sleep Is Recipe for Weight Gain
    (11-Mar-2013)
    More nighttime snacking seen in small study of young adults

  • Tips on Coping With Daylight Saving Time
    (10-Mar-2013)
    Tweaking sleeping, eating, drinking and online habits all can help, experts advise

  • You Can Help Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk: Expert
    (08-Mar-2013)
    Preventive measures include screening, food choices and moderate exercise

  • Cholesterol Levels May Vary By Season
    (07-Mar-2013)
    Brazilian study doesn't necessarily mean that heart attack or stroke risk rises in winter

  • Processed Meat May Play a Part in Early Death: Study
    (07-Mar-2013)
    It found those who ate the most increased their risk of dying prematurely by 44 percent

  • Salty Diet Might Help Trigger MS, Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (06-Mar-2013)
    Studies found it activated cells in the immune system, resulting in form of MS in rodents

  • Steer Clear of 'Miracle Cures,' Other Bogus Health Products: FDA
    (06-Mar-2013)
    Some can cause serious harm, agency warns

  • Heart-Healthy Habits in Childhood May Prevent Future Disease
    (04-Mar-2013)
    Keys are better food choices, more physical activity and no secondhand smoke, doctor says

  • Heart-Healthy Habits in Childhood May Prevent Future Disease
    (04-Mar-2013)
    Keys are better food choices, more physical activity and no secondhand smoke, doctor says

  • High-Fiber Diet Helps Heart Too, Expert Says
    (02-Mar-2013)
    Learn to read food labels closely, he advises

  • 1 in 8 Adults May Have Sensitive Teeth
    (01-Mar-2013)
    Survey of U.S. dentists finds rates highest among young adults, women

  • Health Tip: Watch Your Cholesterol When Dining Out
    (28-Feb-2013)
    Use these tips to stick to healthy meals

  • Health Tip: Watch Your Cholesterol When Dining Out
    (28-Feb-2013)
    Use these tips to stick to healthy meals

  • Health Tip: Watch Your Cholesterol When Dining Out
    (28-Feb-2013)
    Use these tips to stick to healthy meals

  • Eating Out Can Hurt Heart Health, Expert Warns
    (28-Feb-2013)
    One tip for restaurant-goers: avoid menu items that are fried, battered, creamy or cheesy

  • Health Tip: Choose Low-Sodium Foods
    (27-Feb-2013)
    Even convenience fare includes healthier options

  • Foods Might Serve Up High Levels of Chemicals Found in Plastics
    (27-Feb-2013)
    Manufacturing process might introduce hormone-disrupting chemicals into dairy products, spices, researcher says

  • Sibling's Death May Boost Your Own Risk of Dying From Heart Attack: Study
    (27-Feb-2013)
    Stress, unhealthy coping methods can follow after losing a brother or sister

  • Countries With More Sugar in Food Supply Have More Diabetes
    (27-Feb-2013)
    Global study strengthens tie between sweeteners and type 2 disease, experts say

  • Another Study Says Mediterranean Diet Good for the Heart
    (26-Feb-2013)
    It beat a low-fat eating plan in helping high-risk people avoid cardiovascular problems

  • Health Tip: Serve Up a Healthy After-School Snack
    (26-Feb-2013)
    Try these no-cook options

  • Lack of Sleep May Lead to Junk-Food Bingeing
    (26-Feb-2013)
    Young men in small study ate more when sleep-deprived

  • Another Study Says Mediterranean Diet Good for the Heart
    (26-Feb-2013)
    It beat a low-fat eating plan in helping high-risk people avoid cardiovascular problems

  • Iron-Rich Diet Might Ease PMS Misery
    (26-Feb-2013)
    Plant-based foods with iron, zinc may help stave off monthly symptoms, study found

  • Food Allergies Tied to Impaired Growth in Kids
    (25-Feb-2013)
    Early study suggests that avoiding allergy triggers might be a factor

  • Healthy Older Women Advised Against Taking Calcium
    (25-Feb-2013)
    U.S government experts found no evidence that calcium, vitamin D supplements help prevent fractures

  • 'Smarter Lunchroom' May Lead to Healthier Choices
    (22-Feb-2013)
    Attractive positioning of fruits and veggies influences what kids eat, researchers find

  • Fast Food Makes Up 11 Percent of Calories in U.S. Diet: CDC
    (21-Feb-2013)
    But, that's a drop from 2003-2006, researchers note

  • Health Tip: Eating for Healthier Teeth
    (20-Feb-2013)
    Stick to a nutritious, balanced diet

  • High-Antioxidant Diet May Not Prevent Stroke, Dementia, Study Finds
    (20-Feb-2013)
    Instead, the type of antioxidant-rich food you eat might be key, experts say

  • Early Exposure to Gluten May Help Babies Avoid Celiac Risk: Study
    (19-Feb-2013)
    Swedish experts say introducing grain-based foods at 4 months, while still breast-feeding, may cut risk

  • Too Much Coffee in Pregnancy Tied to Smaller, Later Newborns, Study Says
    (19-Feb-2013)
    Pregnant women should limit the amount of caffeine they take in, experts state

  • Human Teeth Healthier in the Stone Age Than Today: Study
    (19-Feb-2013)
    Food manufacturing progress altered oral bacteria, leading to chronic problems, researchers say

  • Outdoor Fast-Food Ads Linked to Obesity, Study Suggests
    (13-Feb-2013)
    Where neighborhood advertising promotes eating, more residents are overweight, research finds

  • Calcium Supplements May Raise Odds of Heart Death in Women
    (13-Feb-2013)
    Study also found combined risk from dietary calcium, pills

  • FDA Should Work to Cut Sugar Levels in Sodas, Experts Say
    (13-Feb-2013)
    Petition by leading consumer advocate group and academics urges artificial sweeteners be used instead

  • Calcium Supplements May Raise Odds of Heart Death in Women
    (13-Feb-2013)
    Study also found combined risk from dietary calcium, pills

  • Folic Acid in Pregnancy May Lower Autism Risk
    (12-Feb-2013)
    But study finding is preliminary and doesn't prove the nutrient prevents the disorder

  • Women's Vitamin D Needs Don't Vary By Race, Study Finds
    (12-Feb-2013)
    Although blacks produce less of the nutrient with sun exposure, they respond to supplements as whites do

  • Folic Acid in Pregnancy May Lower Autism Risk
    (12-Feb-2013)
    But study finding is preliminary and doesn't prove the nutrient prevents the disorder

  • Poor Nutrition Can Bite Into Your Sleep, Experts Say
    (11-Feb-2013)
    People with most varied diets are also best-rested, study finds

  • Cut Salt, Save 500,000 U.S. Lives Over a Decade, Study Finds
    (11-Feb-2013)
    Strategy would greatly reduce deaths from stroke and heart attack, experts say

  • Vitamin D Supplements: Is What You See What You Get?
    (11-Feb-2013)
    Potency of many brands is inconsistent with labels, study finds

  • Don't Overlook Eating Issues Tied to Autism, Study Warns
    (09-Feb-2013)
    These feeding problems can lead to nutritional deficiencies, expert says

  • People Seem More Accepting of Food Addiction Than Other Vices
    (08-Feb-2013)
    But obese people are less likely to be given a pass on their eating habit, research shows

  • A Pill So People With Celiac Disease Can Eat Freely?
    (08-Feb-2013)
    Scientists engineer an enzyme to stop the disease-causing process in a test tube, but more research is needed

  • Scientists Explore How Zinc Fights Off Infection
    (07-Feb-2013)
    Mineral may play role in preventing common cold, ICU sepsis

  • For Restaurants, Healthier Menus May Mean Healthier Bottom Line
    (07-Feb-2013)
    Increasing lower-calorie choices improves sales growth and traffic, study says

  • Southern Diet Might Explain the 'Stroke Belt'
    (07-Feb-2013)
    Study found those who ate fried, salty foods and processed meats were more likely to have strokes

  • Scientists Explore How Zinc Fights Off Infection
    (07-Feb-2013)
    Mineral may play role in preventing common cold, ICU sepsis

  • Re-Analysis Refutes Diet Guidelines Favoring Vegetable Fats
    (06-Feb-2013)
    Choosing products like safflower oil may be less heart-healthy than believed

  • Health Tip: Eating Because You're Bored?
    (05-Feb-2013)
    Don't munch when you're not hungry

  • Health Tip: Make Healthier Fast Food Choices
    (05-Feb-2013)

  • Diet Drinks As Mixers May Make for More Potent Cocktails
    (05-Feb-2013)
    Preliminary study suggests sugary sodas help delay intoxication

  • High Doses of Vitamin C May Raise Risk of Kidney Stones
    (05-Feb-2013)
    Large study found men who take supplements were twice as likely to get painful condition, though occurrence was still rare

  • Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthier Pizza
    (04-Feb-2013)
    Favor mushrooms or peppers over meatballs

  • With Benefits Unproven, Why Do Millions of Americans Take Multivitamins?
    (04-Feb-2013)
    Large study found supplement use most often a personal choice, not a doctor recommendation

  • Calcium Supplements May Raise Men's Death Risk From Heart Disease
    (04-Feb-2013)
    Study did not find similar threat to women, however

  • With Benefits Unproven, Why Do Millions of Americans Take Multivitamins?
    (04-Feb-2013)
    Large study found supplement use most often a personal choice, not a doctor recommendation

  • Score Points for Hosting a Healthy Super Bowl Party
    (03-Feb-2013)
    Limiting alcohol, substituting fruit for cheese trays can help cut calories, dietitian says.

  • Energy Drinks Pose Risks to Teens, Study Finds
    (01-Feb-2013)
    Says highly caffeinated beverages can cause heart problems, especially when combined with alcohol

  • Chips, Sodas Out, Healthier Fare In With New School Snack Rules
    (01-Feb-2013)
    USDA's proposals go beyond school meals to vending machines

  • Smaller Snack Portions Just as Satisfying
    (31-Jan-2013)
    Study compared cravings 15 minutes after people nibbled or gorged

  • Fish Like Grouper, Barracuda May Pose Food-Poisoning Risk
    (31-Jan-2013)
    They can sometimes contain toxin that can't be detected before eating, CDC warns

  • Vegetarianism May Cut Heart Disease Risk By Third: Study
    (30-Jan-2013)
    Lowered blood pressure, cholesterol levels may be the key, researchers say

  • Study Shows Weight-Loss Myths Abound
    (30-Jan-2013)
    Researchers find slim evidence to support many commonly held beliefs

  • Can Brightly Colored Fruits, Veggies Protect Against ALS?
    (29-Jan-2013)
    Study tied foods like carrots, spinach and yams to lower risk of Lou Gehrig's disease

  • Can Brightly Colored Fruits, Veggies Protect Against ALS?
    (29-Jan-2013)
    Study tied foods like carrots, spinach and yams to lower risk of Lou Gehrig's disease

  • Late Lunch May Mean Less Weight Loss
    (29-Jan-2013)
    Spanish study suggests that having midday meal before 3 p.m. might help dieters

  • First-Ever Guidelines Issued for Treating Type 2 Diabetes in Kids
    (28-Jan-2013)
    Experts say rising obesity makes condition much more common in children

  • Dog Treats Can Pack on the Pounds, Vets Say
    (28-Jan-2013)
    Study also found bacteria in some bully or pizzle sticks

  • Fried Foods May Boost Prostate Cancer Risk, Study Says
    (28-Jan-2013)
    But the research doesn't prove a link between the disease and French fries, donuts and the like

  • People May Eat More When Headlines Bear Bad News
    (25-Jan-2013)
    Study suggests stressing about tough times unleashes craving for calories

  • Folic Acid Supplements Don't Affect Cancer Risk, Review Finds
    (25-Jan-2013)
    This should reassure those in U.S., other countries where supplementation is common, researcher says

  • Higher Fruit, Veggie Intake Tied to Lower Risk of a Tough-to-Treat Breast Cancer
    (25-Jan-2013)
    But study couldn't prove cause and effect, and risks for other forms of cancer weren't altered

  • Folic Acid Supplements Don't Affect Cancer Risk, Review Finds
    (25-Jan-2013)
    This should reassure those in U.S., other countries where supplementation is common, researcher says

  • More Time at Family Dinners Might Curb Obesity in Kids
    (23-Jan-2013)
    In study with low-income families, just 4 more minutes of mealtime was tied to healthier weight

  • Eat Too Much While Watching TV? Try Taking Smaller Bites
    (23-Jan-2013)
    In study, people given preset 'sips' of soup consumed less

  • Health Tip: Avoid the Same Old Grain
    (21-Jan-2013)
    Creative choices for your grocery list

  • Health Tip: Encourage Kids to Snack on Fruits and Veggies
    (18-Jan-2013)
    Keep a bowl of fruit where the kids will see it

  • Immune-Boosting Foods May Add to Flu Defense
    (18-Jan-2013)
    Nutritional deficiencies impede your ability to fight infection, expert cautions

  • Health Tip: Curb Late-Night Snacking
    (17-Jan-2013)
    Be honest about why you have the urge

  • Not All Whole Grain Products Are Created Equal, Study Claims
    (17-Jan-2013)
    Harvard researchers report that some are healthier than others

  • Childhood Obesity Rates Drop in New York City, Los Angeles: Study
    (17-Jan-2013)
    State programs promoting healthy lifestyles work, but it takes time before results are seen, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Keep Your Salad Healthy
    (16-Jan-2013)
    Avoid calorie-laden ingredients

  • Cut Back on Sugar to Lose Some Weight
    (16-Jan-2013)
    Limiting intake seems to have small but significant effect on body weight, study says

  • Health Tip: Eat Right on Vacation
    (15-Jan-2013)
    Enjoy food, but don't overdo it

  • Texting Could Help Spread the Word on Teen Health
    (15-Jan-2013)
    Study takes advantage of technology to educate kids on nutrition, fitness

  • Got Nobel? Milk-Guzzling Countries Win More of the Esteemed Prizes
    (15-Jan-2013)
    Finding may be associated with a brain boost from vitamin D -- or strong educational systems

  • Could Baby's Tummy Bacteria Help Spur Colic?
    (14-Jan-2013)
    Balance of good/bad microbes may determine which infants have common condition, study suggests

  • Fast Food Tied to Asthma, Eczema and Hay Fever in Kids
    (14-Jan-2013)
    Study isn't conclusive, but it's another reason to make healthier choices, expert says

  • Berries May Cut Heart Attack Risk in Women, Study Says
    (14-Jan-2013)
    18-year study found health benefits beyond those of other fruits, veggies

  • Winter Holds Many Hazards for Seniors, Expert Warns
    (12-Jan-2013)
    Preparation, caution can help keep elderly safe from injuries and illness related to season

  • Health Tip: Is Organic Better?
    (10-Jan-2013)
    No pesticides or chemicals are used.

  • Health Tip: Keep a Daily Food Diary
    (09-Jan-2013)
    Write down what you eat to help you track calories

  • Breast Milk Contains More Than 700 Bacteria Types: Study
    (08-Jan-2013)
    This may play a helpful role in babies' digestion, immune systems

  • Diet Drinks Tied to Depression Risk in Older Adults: Study
    (08-Jan-2013)
    Higher odds also seen for regular soda drinkers

  • How Much Caffeine in That Supplement? Hard to Tell
    (08-Jan-2013)
    Study found that even when brands listed amounts, they often were inaccurate

  • How Much Caffeine in That Supplement? Hard to Tell
    (08-Jan-2013)
    Study found that even when brands listed amounts, they often were inaccurate

  • Color of Your Cup Might Influence Drink's Taste
    (07-Jan-2013)
    Serving hot chocolate in an orange or cream-colored cup will make it more enticing, study found

  • Health Tip: Don't Overfeed Your Toddler
    (02-Jan-2013)
    Stick to small portion sizes

  • Is Fructose Making People Fat?
    (02-Jan-2013)
    Simple sugar found in high-fructose corn syrup and elsewhere is tied to appetite changes in study

  • Health Tip: Choosing Healthy Frozen Produce
    (01-Jan-2013)
    Avoid added calories by skipping veggies prepackaged in sauces

  • Lifestyle Changes Key to Weight Loss in New Year
    (30-Dec-2012)
    Small steps can help people finally achieve that elusive resolution, expert says

  • 'Teaching Gardens' Nurture Kids' Interest in Healthy Foods
    (27-Dec-2012)
    An idea that began at the White House can take root in almost any home, one expert says

  • Kids and Healthy Eating Can Go Together
    (27-Dec-2012)
    Initiatives from cooking classes to 'teaching gardens' can make it happen

  • Health Tip: Calming a Fussy Baby
    (26-Dec-2012)
    Swaddle the infant with a large, lightweight blanket

  • Health Tip: Think Before You Eat
    (26-Dec-2012)
    Are you really hungry?

  • Healthy Eating Tips for Holiday Parties
    (25-Dec-2012)
    Expert says you can maintain your resolve at the buffet table

  • Keep Kitchen Utensils Clean While Preparing Holiday Meal
    (25-Dec-2012)
    Cross-contamination can occur easily during cooking process, study says

  • Holidays Spell Trouble for Folks Unaware They're Diabetic
    (25-Dec-2012)
    High-salt, high-fat foods may put these people at risk for heart attack, stroke

  • Make Holiday Meals Safe for Kids With Food Allergies
    (24-Dec-2012)
    Expert offers tips for changing recipes and keeping potentially harmful foods separate

  • Omega-3s in Formula Can Help Baby's Eyesight: Review
    (21-Dec-2012)
    Breast-fed babies already have this advantage, experts note

  • Mealworms: The Next High-Protein Food Source?
    (21-Dec-2012)
    While beetle larvae may not seem appetizing, study finds they're more environmentally friendly than livestock

  • Omega-3s in Formula Can Help Baby's Eyesight: Review
    (21-Dec-2012)
    Breast-fed babies already have this advantage, experts note

  • Family Meals Encourage Kids to Eat More Veggies, Fruit: Study
    (20-Dec-2012)
    Researchers also found that children mimic parents' healthy eating habits

  • Fish Oil Supplements Won't Prevent Irregular Heart Beat: Study
    (20-Dec-2012)
    For patients with atrial fibrillation, omega-3 fatty acids seem ineffective

  • Heart Health Worst in the South, Best in Northeast
    (19-Dec-2012)
    In large U.S. survey, Oklahoma ranked lowest while Washington, D.C., ranked highest

  • Veggies and Cheese as Filling as Chips For Kids, With Fewer Calories
    (18-Dec-2012)
    Study finds tots who ate the healthier alternatives were just as satisfied

  • Unhealthy Snacks Tied to Colon Cancer for Those at High Risk
    (17-Dec-2012)
    Study found higher rates of precancerous lesions in people with Lynch syndrome

  • Keep Tots' Milk to 2 Cups a Day: Study
    (17-Dec-2012)
    Less won't give enough vitamin D, but more can lower iron stores, researchers say

  • Less Mental Decline Seen in Older Blacks Who Went Hungry as Kids
    (14-Dec-2012)
    Reason for possible protective effect is unclear, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Managing Fructose Intolerance
    (14-Dec-2012)
    Limit fruits and fruit juices

  • Health Tip: Balance Holiday Buffets With More Exercise
    (14-Dec-2012)
    Take the stairs, not the elevator

  • Saving Carbs for Dinnertime Might Help Control Weight
    (13-Dec-2012)
    Experimental diet offered benefits in small study, but experts say it's too soon to say it works

  • U.S. Lifestyles Thwarting Heart Health Progress: Report
    (12-Dec-2012)
    While there's been improvement, Americans still need to get off the couch and eat right

  • Junk Food Taxes Pay Off, Study Finds
    (11-Dec-2012)
    Food-pricing strategies can reduce dietary inequalities, researcher says

  • Coffee May Lower Risk of Death From Mouth Cancer: Study
    (11-Dec-2012)
    Drinking more than 4 cups per day also lowered odds of dying from a type of throat cancer

  • Could Kids' Salt Intake Affect Their Weight?
    (10-Dec-2012)
    Study found those who consumed more sodium also drank more sugary beverages

  • Just Lowering Fat Intake Can Shed Pounds, Study Finds
    (07-Dec-2012)
    Loss not as dramatic as with dieting, but weight stays off, researchers found

  • Funding Meals on Wheels Keeps Seniors Independent: Study
    (07-Dec-2012)
    State's support may help older Americans avoid nursing home

  • Just Lowering Fat Intake Can Shed Pounds, Study Finds
    (07-Dec-2012)
    Loss not as dramatic as with dieting, but weight stays off, researchers found

  • Fruit Flies Use Detection System to Avoid Spoiled Food
    (06-Dec-2012)
    Their brains are wired to sense chemical produced by mold, bacteria, study finds

  • Nutrients in Fruits, Vegetables May Help Prevent Breast Cancer: Study
    (06-Dec-2012)
    Carotenoids are found in carrots, tomatoes, peppers, experts note

  • Thinking You Ate a Lot May Help You Feel Full
    (06-Dec-2012)
    Study could point to new directions in weight control

  • Healthy Diet May Prevent Additional Heart Trouble
    (03-Dec-2012)
    Study found patients who ate more vegetables, fruits and fish lowered their chances of heart attack, heart failure, stroke

  • Healthy Diet May Prevent Additional Heart Trouble
    (03-Dec-2012)
    Study found patients who ate more vegetables, fruits and fish lowered their chances of heart attack, heart failure, stroke

  • Despite FDA Warning, Sports Supplements Still Available Online: Study
    (03-Dec-2012)
    Safety issues remain for 16 cited products, researcher says

  • Despite More 'Healthy' Options, Little Change in Fast-Food Calorie Counts
    (29-Nov-2012)
    Watch out for side orders, salad dressings, sauces and desserts, study says

  • Despite More 'Healthy' Options, Little Change in Fast-Food Calorie Counts
    (29-Nov-2012)
    Watch out for side orders, salad dressings, sauces and desserts, study says

  • Supplements of Red Wine Antioxidant Don't Help Obese Men
    (28-Nov-2012)
    Study should put claims of health benefits to rest, experts say

  • Diabetes Rates Higher in Countries Using Lots of High Fructose Corn Syrup: Study
    (27-Nov-2012)
    But critics say this research doesn't prove the sweetener is any worse than other sugars

  • Colorful Fruits, Vegetables May Be Key to Cancer-Fighting Diet
    (26-Nov-2012)
    Fall favorites -- apples, cranberries, sweet potatoes -- are beneficial all year long, expert says

  • Health Tip: Eat Well While Traveling
    (23-Nov-2012)
    Suggestions for making healthful choices

  • Soy-Rich Diets May Not Prevent Hot Flashes in Most Menopausal Women
    (22-Nov-2012)
    Study suggests natural plant estrogens aren't effective for menopause symptoms

  • Citicoline Supplement Doesn't Help Treat Brain Injury, Study Finds
    (20-Nov-2012)
    The 'nutraceutical' had been widely used to ease trauma damage, but research shows no effect

  • Supplement Use Widespread Among Americans
    (20-Nov-2012)
    But perception rather than solid evidence appears to drive demand, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Fuel Your Body for Resistance Training
    (19-Nov-2012)
    Eat enough whole grains, experts advise

  • Muscle-Building Teens May Go to Extremes, Study Finds
    (19-Nov-2012)
    Desire for toned physique sometimes leads to harmful behaviors, research shows

  • Food Safety Tips For a Worry-Free Tailgating Party
    (18-Nov-2012)
    For starters, never leave cooked foods out for more than 2 hours

  • Kick Off the Holiday Season With a Healthier Thanksgiving
    (17-Nov-2012)
    Staying active, eating breakfast and controlling portions can curb holiday calories

  • Kick Off the Holiday Season With a Healthier Thanksgiving
    (17-Nov-2012)
    Staying active, eating breakfast and controlling portions can curb holiday calories

  • Kick Off the Holiday Season With a Healthier Thanksgiving
    (17-Nov-2012)
    Staying active, eating breakfast and controlling portions can curb holiday calories

  • Health Tip: Eat Healthier During the Holidays
    (16-Nov-2012)
    Don't skip any meals

  • Does Eating Fish During Infancy Cut Asthma Risk?
    (16-Nov-2012)
    Researchers say timing is key, but one expert advises against seafood for babies

  • Alcoholic Drinks Add 100 Calories a Day to Average Adult's Diet: Study
    (15-Nov-2012)
    Over time, even that amount can help pile on unwanted pounds, experts note

  • Diabetes Prevention: Start Small, Experts Say
    (15-Nov-2012)
    Here are some simple ways to keep type 2 diabetes at bay

  • Health Tip: Why Eat Lean Meats?
    (13-Nov-2012)
    Avoid the fat

  • No Need to Fast Before Cholesterol Blood Test: Study
    (12-Nov-2012)
    Results are similar whether patients eat beforehand or not, experts say

  • Health Tip: Teach Kids About Smart Snacking
    (12-Nov-2012)
    Make fresh fruits readily available

  • Don't Turn to Holiday Food as a Way to Deal With Stress: Expert
    (11-Nov-2012)
    Instead of eating, cope with problems by taking a walk, calling a friend or reading a book

  • Health Tip: Eat Enough Legumes
    (09-Nov-2012)
    They're healthy and low in fat

  • Sugar 'n' Spice Not Always Nice
    (08-Nov-2012)
    Allergies to cinnamon, vanilla and more can put a crimp on everyday life

  • Energy Drinks Disrupting U.S. Soldiers' Sleep: CDC
    (08-Nov-2012)
    Study found that nearly half of those serving in Afghanistan consume at least one daily

  • High-Carb Diet Linked to Colon Cancer Recurrence in Study
    (07-Nov-2012)
    Other dietary factors also seemed to increase risk of cancer return

  • Health Tip: Talking to Your Doctor About Weight
    (06-Nov-2012)
    Questions to focus on

  • Hispanics More Heart-Healthy Than Other Americans: Study
    (06-Nov-2012)
    Poor diets and obesity are still common, however

  • Could Cholesterol Treatment Fight Repeat Heart Attack?
    (05-Nov-2012)
    Intravenous therapy aims to clear arteries of buildup

  • Gene-Tweaked Tomatoes, Probiotics Aim to Lower Your Cholesterol
    (05-Nov-2012)
    Mouse and human trials show nonpharmaceuticals have beneficial effect

  • Multivitamins Won't Help Men Ward Off Heart Disease: Study
    (05-Nov-2012)
    Major trial with more than 11 years of follow-up shows no benefit for heart attack, stroke

  • Fish Oil Won't Prevent Irregular Heartbeat After Cardiac Surgery: Study
    (05-Nov-2012)
    But that doesn't mean longer-term use won't help the heart, experts say

  • For Kids, Eating Out = More Calories
    (05-Nov-2012)
    Healthier restaurant choices and eating at home are ways to keep calories under control, experts say

  • Fish Oil Won't Prevent Irregular Heartbeat After Cardiac Surgery: Study
    (05-Nov-2012)
    But that doesn't mean longer-term use won't help the heart, experts say

  • Health Tip: Enlist a Dietician
    (02-Nov-2012)
    For a customized eating plan

  • Eating More Fruits, Veggies May Help Kidney Patients
    (02-Nov-2012)
    Other studies found race, income also play a part in how well disease is controlled

  • Eating Meat May Raise Breast Cancer Risk in Whites: Study
    (02-Nov-2012)
    But no link found among black women; more research needed, researchers say

  • Obese Children Struggle With Joint Pain: Study
    (01-Nov-2012)
    Experts say vicious cycle of inactivity, poor diet set overweight kids up for arthritis as adults

  • Health Issues Add to Risk of Vitamin D Deficiency, Study Says
    (01-Nov-2012)
    Women with conditions including arthritis and cancer should be aware of vitamin D drop during winter

  • Health Issues Add to Risk of Vitamin D Deficiency, Study Says
    (01-Nov-2012)
    Women with conditions including arthritis and cancer should be aware of vitamin D drop during winter

  • Junk Food Hurts Your Arteries, But Healthy Meal Might Help
    (31-Oct-2012)
    Veggie and salmon fare encourages blood flow, but sausage, egg and cheese meal restricts it, study finds

  • Health Tip: Grill Healthier
    (31-Oct-2012)
    Avoid the fattier meats

  • Fish, But Not Fish Oil Supplements, May Shield Against Stroke
    (31-Oct-2012)
    Two servings per week of an oily fish such as mackerel or sardines seemed beneficial, study found

  • Junk Food Hurts Your Arteries, But Healthy Meal Might Help
    (31-Oct-2012)
    Veggie and salmon fare encourages blood flow, but sausage, egg and cheese meal restricts it, study finds

  • Learning How to Keep Pounds Off Before Dieting May Work Best
    (31-Oct-2012)
    Study found strategy boosted long-term results in women trying to lose weight

  • Fish, But Not Fish Oil Supplements, May Shield Against Stroke
    (31-Oct-2012)
    Two servings per week of an oily fish such as mackerel or sardines seemed beneficial, study found

  • 'The Biggest Loser' May Sour Viewers on Exercise, Study Finds
    (30-Oct-2012)
    Expert says popular show is more daunting than motivating

  • Eating More Meals Linked to Less Student Overweight
    (30-Oct-2012)
    Tri-state study also adds to research on sodas, screen time and school sports

  • Fast-Food Breakfast Sandwiches May Slow Down Blood Flow: Study
    (30-Oct-2012)
    Blood vessels acted differently after downing of two high-fat servings

  • Tips on Keeping Food Safe When the Power Goes Out
    (30-Oct-2012)
    But when it doubt, throw it out, food safety experts warn

  • Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthier Halloween
    (25-Oct-2012)
    You don't have to serve up 'junk food'

  • Study IDs 4 Key Habits of Successful Aging
    (25-Oct-2012)
    Exercising, not smoking, moderate drinking, eating fruits and vegetables may help thwart chronic disease

  • Supplement of Red Wine Ingredient Won't Help Healthy Women: Study
    (25-Oct-2012)
    Resveratrol taken as a pill offered no benefits for those without health issues

  • Supplement of Red Wine Ingredient Won't Help Healthy Women: Study
    (25-Oct-2012)
    Resveratrol taken as a pill offered no benefits for those without health issues

  • Millions May Be Taking Vitamin D Unnecessarily, Analysis Suggests
    (24-Oct-2012)
    Health experts disagree on safe levels needed to prevent illness

  • Doctors Warn About High Levels of Caffeine in Some Energy Drinks
    (23-Oct-2012)
    Concerns follow reports that Monster beverages may have been linked to five deaths in recent years

  • Kids With Stressed-Out Parents Eat More Fast Food: Study
    (22-Oct-2012)
    Child obesity was more likely as parental stress scores rose

  • Little Evidence Organic Food Better in Long Run: Report
    (22-Oct-2012)
    But pediatricians' group acknowledged that lower pesticide levels may be better for growing brain

  • Beans a Boon for People With Diabetes, Study Finds
    (22-Oct-2012)
    Eating more legumes, such as beans, lentils and chickpeas, can lower blood sugar, blood pressure

  • High-Carb Diet in Old Age Linked to Mental Decline
    (19-Oct-2012)
    Elderly who consumed the most carbohydrates, sugar had more memory, thinking problems, study finds

  • Low Calcium Linked to Hormone Condition in Women
    (19-Oct-2012)
    Lowest levels may raise risk of overactive parathyroid glands, which can weaken bones, study says

  • Low Calcium Linked to Hormone Condition in Women
    (19-Oct-2012)
    Lowest levels may raise risk of overactive parathyroid glands, which can weaken bones, study says

  • Could Green Tea Help Fight Prostate Cancer?
    (18-Oct-2012)
    Drinking six cups daily before prostate removal surgery lowered disease-related inflammation levels

  • Brain Scans Suggest Downside to Skipping Breakfast
    (17-Oct-2012)
    Small study found fasting prompts people to seek out high-calorie foods

  • Study Sees Link Between Prolonged Formula Feeding, Leukemia Risk
    (17-Oct-2012)
    But the research only uncovered an association, it didn't prove cause and effect

  • Brain Scans Suggest Downside to Skipping Breakfast
    (17-Oct-2012)
    Small study found fasting prompts people to seek out high-calorie foods

  • Antioxidants in Tea, Fruit, Veggies Might Fight Prostate Cancer: Study
    (17-Oct-2012)
    Preliminary research found men who consumed more flavonoids had milder form of the disease

  • Multivitamins May Slightly Lower Men's Cancer Risk: Study
    (17-Oct-2012)
    Researchers found a 'modest' 8 percent reduction

  • Cholesterol Levels Dropping in U.S. Adults, Mostly From Statin Use
    (16-Oct-2012)
    CDC study suggests fewer trans fats in diet may have also played a role

  • Cholesterol Levels Dropping in U.S. Adults, Mostly From Statin Use
    (16-Oct-2012)
    CDC study suggests fewer trans fats in diet may have also played a role

  • Epilepsy Drug Shows Promise as Weight-Loss Aid, Study Says
    (16-Oct-2012)
    Zonisamide plus nutritional counseling worked for certain obese adults, but not without side effects

  • Avoid Scary Calorie Counts This Halloween
    (14-Oct-2012)
    Steer clear of sweet temptations or choose mini treats over fun-size, expert suggests

  • 7 Daily Servings of Fruits, Veggies Best for Happiness, Study Finds
    (12-Oct-2012)
    'Strive for 5' might need an update

  • B Vitamin Supplements Don't Affect Colon Cancer Risk: Study
    (12-Oct-2012)
    Findings are reassuring, experts say

  • B Vitamin Supplements Don't Affect Colon Cancer Risk: Study
    (12-Oct-2012)
    Findings are reassuring, experts say

  • Diet, Exercise May Boost 'Good' Cholesterol, Study Suggests
    (11-Oct-2012)
    Benefits of lifestyle changes go beyond weight loss for diabetes patients, researcher says

  • Diet, Exercise May Boost 'Good' Cholesterol, Study Suggests
    (11-Oct-2012)
    Benefits of lifestyle changes go beyond weight loss for diabetes patients, researcher says

  • Zinc Harder to Absorb in Old Age, Animal Study Shows
    (11-Oct-2012)
    Nutrient deficiency is associated with inflammation, cancer, heart disease, diabetes

  • Health Tip: Dine on Seafood
    (10-Oct-2012)
    Fish contains omega-3 fatty acids

  • Importance of Family Meals Questioned
    (09-Oct-2012)
    Study finds shared breakfasts, dinners have no effect on kids' academics, behavior

  • Health Tip: All Fats Aren't Bad
    (09-Oct-2012)
    Some are beneficial in limited amounts

  • 'Mouth Feel' Makes Wine Go Well With Meat, Study Finds
    (09-Oct-2012)
    Research suggests that 'balancing' opposite tastes makes food more palatable

  • Health Tip: At Risk for High Cholesterol?
    (08-Oct-2012)
    Risk factors include obesity

  • Health Tip: Starting Baby on Solid Foods
    (08-Oct-2012)
    Make them easier to swallow

  • Can Tomatoes Lower Stroke Risk?
    (08-Oct-2012)
    Study found lycopene, the antioxidant found in tomatoes, seemed to guard against brain attack

  • Halloween Means Gobbling Candy
    (06-Oct-2012)
    Expert offers tips to minimize sweets consumption among trick-or-treaters

  • Study Links Low Vitamin D Levels to Worse MS Symptoms
    (05-Oct-2012)
    But it's too soon to recommend supplements for multiple sclerosis patients, researcher says

  • 'Junk Food' May Significantly Hike Risk of Stroke, Researchers Say
    (03-Oct-2012)
    Western diet tied to health problems in young rats after just 2 months, study finds

  • Stem Cell Transplant May Spur Heart Disease Risk: Study
    (03-Oct-2012)
    Chemotherapy, radiation before transplant linked to elevated threat

  • 'Junk Food' May Significantly Hike Risk of Stroke, Researchers Say
    (03-Oct-2012)
    Western diet tied to health problems in young rats after just 2 months, study finds

  • Early Humans Commonly Consumed Meat, Researchers Say
    (03-Oct-2012)
    Lesions on skull fragment indicate that meat was regular part of diet more than a million years ago

  • Poor Sleep in Teen Years Linked to Heart Risks in Adulthood
    (02-Oct-2012)
    But association seen in study doesn't prove that sleep problems cause cardiovascular disease

  • Vitamin D Won't Save You From Common Cold, Latest Study Says
    (02-Oct-2012)
    Healthy adults who took supplements did no better than those on placebos

  • Heart Disease Deaths in Europe Dropping: Report
    (28-Sep-2012)
    But researchers say obesity, diabetes could threaten progress made

  • Health Tip: Treat a Toddler to a Picnic
    (28-Sep-2012)
    And make healthy eating fun

  • Exercise Programs for Kids Seem to Have Little Impact: Study
    (28-Sep-2012)
    But other experts disagree and say more activity, not less, is needed

  • Antioxidants May Lower Risk of Heart Attack in Women: Study
    (27-Sep-2012)
    Fruits and vegetables particularly good sources of the substances

  • Working Out Cuts Women's Appetite, Study Finds
    (25-Sep-2012)
    Regardless of weight, participants didn't consume more to 'make up' for calories burned

  • Health Tip: Eat More Fruits and Veggies
    (24-Sep-2012)
    Creative suggestions for healthier meals

  • Positive Outlook Boosts Likelihood of Healthier Lifestyle
    (22-Sep-2012)
    Better diet, fitness reported among those who feel in control of their destiny

  • Health Tip: Make Your Recipes Healthier
    (20-Sep-2012)
    Cut down on fat, salt and sugar

  • Obese Kids May Have Dulled Taste Buds
    (20-Sep-2012)
    Lack of sensitivity may lead to eating more, researchers say

  • Can't Stop Eating M&Ms?
    (20-Sep-2012)
    New study of rats' brains could hold a key to understanding overeating and obesity

  • Blacks Less Likely to Stick to High Blood Pressure Diet: Study
    (19-Sep-2012)
    But the good news is that the 'DASH' eating plan does help those who follow it

  • Cooking-Oil Combo May Improve Blood Pressure
    (19-Sep-2012)
    Mixture of sesame and rice bran oils has heart-healthy effects, preliminary study suggests

  • BPA in Food Packaging Tied to Child Obesity: Study
    (18-Sep-2012)
    However, it's not proven that the chemical causes increased weight

  • Too Much Salt Might Harm Kids' Health: Study
    (17-Sep-2012)
    High intake may lead to rise in blood pressure, especially in overweight children

  • Diets High in Fructose May Harm Liver in Some, Scientists Warn
    (17-Sep-2012)
    Increased consumption of this sugar linked to altered metabolism, energy balance stores

  • Shoppers Who Read Food Labels Are Thinner, Study Says
    (17-Sep-2012)
    Urban white women are most likely to check for nutritional content

  • Food-Assistance Program Sees $2 Billion Spent on Sweet Drinks: Study
    (17-Sep-2012)
    Yet initiative's goal is promoting good nutrition

  • Vitamin D in Pregnancy Critical for Brain Development, Study Says
    (17-Sep-2012)
    Babies whose mothers had adequate levels appeared to do better on mental, motor tests

  • At-Home Moms Cook, Shop, Play More With Kids: Study
    (16-Sep-2012)
    But working mothers can still take steps to make sure kids eat right, keep active, expert advises

  • Health Tip: What's a Heart-Healthy Diet?
    (13-Sep-2012)
    Foods to include, and those to avoid

  • Health Tip: Taming Your Sweet Tooth
    (12-Sep-2012)
    Sweets are OK, but only once-in-a-while

  • Omega-3s May Not Help Your Heart After All, Study Says
    (11-Sep-2012)
    It found no 'statistically significant' advantage in taking supplements, but at least one expert disagrees

  • Omega-3s May Not Help Your Heart After All, Study Says
    (11-Sep-2012)
    It found no 'statistically significant' advantage in taking supplements, but at least one expert disagrees

  • Overweight Teens Typically Eat Less Than Normal-Weight Peers
    (10-Sep-2012)
    Study finding points to need for novel weight-loss interventions

  • Postpartum Depression May Lead to Shorter Kids: Study
    (10-Sep-2012)
    It's not certain why, but feeding practices might play a part, expert says

  • Water or Sports Drink?
    (09-Sep-2012)
    Plain old H2O is usually the better choice, expert says

  • Pan-Fried Red Meat May Raise Prostate Cancer Risk: Study
    (07-Sep-2012)
    Cooking at high temperatures triggers formation of cancer-causing chemicals, researchers say

  • Antibiotics in Meat May Thwart Efforts to Make Sausage Safe
    (07-Sep-2012)
    Process used to treat livestock appears to make pepperoni, salami susceptible to harmful bacteria

  • Lettuce: Buy Bagged or Not?
    (07-Sep-2012)
    Experts say recent recalls of pre-cut produce don't make it less safe than purchasing in bulk

  • Cholesterol Screenings Up, But Certain Groups Still Lag: CDC
    (06-Sep-2012)
    Younger, less-educated adults and Hispanics not as likely to get blood levels tested

  • Organic Foods Not Healthier or More Nutritious, Study Says
    (04-Sep-2012)
    However, researchers didn't focus on taste, animal welfare practices

  • Vitamin D Supplements Won't Help Cholesterol Levels: Study
    (04-Sep-2012)
    It's possible that other sources of the nutrient could help, researcher says

  • Pack School Lunches That Are Healthy and Fun
    (01-Sep-2012)
    Pediatrician offers tips on nutritious foods that kids will like

  • Turning Off the Tube Linked to Healthier Weight in Teens
    (31-Aug-2012)
    Study that limited TV time for a year found that kids, but not adults, gained fewer pounds

  • Diners Eat Less When Restaurant Has Soft Lighting, Music
    (31-Aug-2012)
    Calorie counts per meal dropped but customers' satisfaction rose, study found

  • Low-Cal Diets Kept Monkeys Healthier, But Didn't Lengthen Lives
    (29-Aug-2012)
    Study runs counter to previous research that suggested caloric restriction might boost longevity

  • Low-Cal Diets Kept Monkeys Healthier, But Didn't Lengthen Lives
    (29-Aug-2012)
    Study runs counter to previous research that suggested caloric restriction might boost longevity

  • Confusion Over Diabetes Types Adds to Patients' Woes
    (29-Aug-2012)
    Causes, treatment differ between type 1 and type 2 disease

  • Low-Cal Diets Kept Monkeys Healthier, But Didn't Lengthen Lives
    (29-Aug-2012)
    Study runs counter to previous research that suggested caloric restriction might boost longevity

  • Stroke Prevention: More Sweet News for Chocolate Lovers
    (29-Aug-2012)
    But it's still too soon for recommendations, researchers say

  • Vitamins, Minerals May Help Older Men's Sperm Stay Healthy
    (28-Aug-2012)
    More intake of zinc, folate, vitamins C & E linked to less sperm DNA damage in advancing age

  • Add Hurricane Menu to Your Storm Prep, Experts Say
    (28-Aug-2012)
    Stock up on nonperishables, protein sources, powdered milk

  • Vitamins, Minerals May Help Older Men's Sperm Stay Healthy
    (28-Aug-2012)
    More intake of zinc, folate, vitamins C & E linked to less sperm DNA damage in advancing age

  • Modern Technology Adds to Worldwide Obesity Woes: Report
    (23-Aug-2012)
    As countries gain information and communication advances, populations pack on pounds, research shows

  • 40 Proven Strategies to Improve Public Health
    (21-Aug-2012)
    Affordable healthy foods, public smoking bans among the methods shown to work

  • Popular Characters Can Help Kids Eat Healthy Foods Too
    (21-Aug-2012)
    Branding tactics used to sell junk food also may be used to promote better nutrition, research shows

  • Could Food Flavors Act Like Mood-Stabilizing Drugs?
    (20-Aug-2012)
    Early study suggests chemical similarities between prescription meds and certain foods

  • College Freshmen Urged to Keep Excess Pounds Away
    (19-Aug-2012)
    Dietitian says even small weight gain raises students' risk for chronic disease

  • Health Tip: Manage Heartburn During Pregnancy
    (16-Aug-2012)
    Watch what and when you eat

  • Kids Who Can Resist Sweets Might Be Slimmer as Adults
    (16-Aug-2012)
    Decades-long research shows self-control as tot may mean an obesity-free maturity

  • 'Yo-Yo' Dieting Won't Harm Long-Term Weight Loss Efforts
    (16-Aug-2012)
    Study found no differences among 'weight cyclers' and others as time went on

  • Egg Yolks Almost as Bad for Arteries as Smoking: Study
    (15-Aug-2012)
    But industry and some health experts say the food may not be so dangerous

  • Egg Yolks Almost as Bad for Arteries as Smoking: Study
    (15-Aug-2012)
    But industry and some health experts say the food may not be so dangerous

  • Baby's Healthy Diet Feeds IQ, Study Finds
    (14-Aug-2012)
    Infants, toddlers reared on junk food scored slightly lower at 8 years

  • Junk Food Laws in Schools May Mean Healthier Kids: Study
    (13-Aug-2012)
    In states with toughest regulations, kids more likely to maintain healthy body weight

  • Could Chocolate's Antioxidants Boost Brain Function?
    (13-Aug-2012)
    In small study, a flavanol-rich cocoa drink seemed to have an effect, but one expert is unconvinced

  • Health Tip: Maintain Your Ideal Weight
    (07-Aug-2012)
    Check it weekly

  • Drinking Iced Tea Raises Kidney Stone Risk: Study
    (07-Aug-2012)
    Kidney stones affect about 10 percent of the U.S. population, researchers say

  • Chronic 'Butter Flavoring' Exposure Linked to Harmful Brain Process
    (06-Aug-2012)
    Working with diacetyl may raise risk of proteins clumping in the brain, similar to Alzheimer's: study

  • Sugary Sports Drinks Plentiful at U.S. Schools: Study
    (06-Aug-2012)
    Fewer stock soda, but fruit beverages, Gatorade-like drinks are widely available

  • Race-Day Diet Can Make or Break a Competitive Cyclist
    (03-Aug-2012)
    HealthDay reporter describes nutrition regimen for grueling West Coast bike ride

  • Low Vitamin D Levels May Raise Death Risk in Older Adults: Study
    (03-Aug-2012)
    Although cause and effect not proven, frail seniors appeared most vulnerable

  • Race-Day Diet Can Make or Break a Competitive Cyclist
    (03-Aug-2012)
    HealthDay reporter describes nutrition regimen for grueling West Coast bike ride

  • Health Tip: Quench Your Thirst Without Extra Calories
    (02-Aug-2012)
    Healthier beverages to keep you cool

  • Most Americans With Celiac Disease Don't Realize It: Study
    (02-Aug-2012)
    On the other hand, many without the disease needlessly follow gluten-free diets

  • Menstrual Cycles May Affect Women's Shopping Patterns
    (31-Jul-2012)
    Study found they were more likely to buy clothes, focus on their appearance on fertile days

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Malnutrition in Seniors
    (30-Jul-2012)
    Offer healthy foods and snacks

  • More Evidence That Shift Work Might Raise Heart Risks
    (27-Jul-2012)
    Review found chances of trouble increased most for those working nights

  • The Care and Feeding of Olympic Athletes
    (27-Jul-2012)
    Right combination of food and fluid can be critical to success

  • Health Tip: Eat a Nutritious Breakfast
    (26-Jul-2012)
    Start the day by eating right

  • Untreated Heartburn May Raise Risk for Esophageal Cancer, Study Says
    (25-Jul-2012)
    Obesity, poor diet contribute to acid reflux, which is sometimes linked to the deadly disease

  • Nothing Natural About Dietary Supplement DMAA: Study
    (25-Jul-2012)
    Manufacturers falsely claim compound found in sports supplements is derived from geraniums, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Snack Smartly
    (24-Jul-2012)
    Don't overdo it

  • Antioxidants Might Help Cut Pancreatic Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
    (24-Jul-2012)
    But the research cannot prove cause and effect, and better trials are needed, experts say

  • Doctors Spar Over Cholesterol Screening in Kids
    (23-Jul-2012)
    Some question supporting evidence and drug-industry ties, but others say guidelines benefit certain children

  • NYC Ban on Super-Sized Sodas Would Cut Consumers' Calories: Study
    (23-Jul-2012)
    Researchers find reduction of about 63 calories per fast-food meal

  • Beware of the Potato Salad: Preventing Foodborne Illness in Summer
    (21-Jul-2012)
    In warm weather, bacteria multiple quickly, food safety experts warn

  • Simple Measures May Curb Excessive Weight Gain in Pregnancy
    (20-Jul-2012)
    A walking program and healthy meal plan kept moms-to-be from gaining extra pounds during study

  • Many Americans Not Prepared for Disasters: Poll
    (20-Jul-2012)
    Nearly half of adults surveyed do not have emergency supplies, researchers find

  • Vitamin D May Delay Deterioration of Smokers' Lungs: Study
    (20-Jul-2012)
    But supplements are no substitute for quitting, experts stress

  • 2 New Weight-Loss Drugs Won't Reverse U.S. Obesity Crisis
    (19-Jul-2012)
    Proper nutrition, exercise are key factors that must be part of any diet plan, health experts say

  • Sugary Drinks Not Replacing Milk as Kids Age: Study
    (18-Jul-2012)
    Children consume more sweetened beverages each day, but also keep drinking milk, 100% fruit juice

  • New York's Trans-Fat Ban Is Working: Study
    (16-Jul-2012)
    Customers consumed less heart-harming fat after strict restaurant limits imposed

  • Weight-Loss Keys: Food Journals, Eating In, Not Skipping Meals
    (13-Jul-2012)
    'Ladies who lunch' in restaurants lost the least weight in study

  • Gut Microbes Might Reflect Health, Diet of Older Adults
    (13-Jul-2012)
    Study found intestinal species varied depending on seniors' health, residence

  • Babies Born to Obese Mothers May Have Low Iron: Study
    (12-Jul-2012)
    Iron deficiency at birth can lead to developmental delays

  • Climate Change May Cut Cows' Milk Production in South
    (12-Jul-2012)
    Humidity, hot nights can cause stress, making animals less productive, U.S. researchers suggest

  • Diet, Weight Loss Ease Menopause Symptoms: Study
    (11-Jul-2012)
    Large trial shows night sweats, hot flashes were reduced or eliminated with low-fat dieting

  • More Proof Cranberry Juice Thwarts Infection
    (09-Jul-2012)
    Popular folk remedy holds up in analysis of 13 previous studies on urinary tract infections

  • Health Tip: Flavor Food Without the Fat
    (06-Jul-2012)
    Use high heat for more intense tastes

  • Health Tip: Flavor Food Without the Fat
    (06-Jul-2012)
    Use high heat for more intense tastes

  • Explorers on Ill-Fated 1910 Polar Expedition Died of Starvation
    (05-Jul-2012)
    The men needed far more calories than they were consuming, researchers say

  • U.S. Schools Throwing the Book at Unhealthy Drinks
    (05-Jul-2012)
    But 33% of elementary students still have access to high-calorie beverages, findings show

  • Health Tip: Encouraging a Picky Eater
    (04-Jul-2012)
    Offer a variety of foods

  • Having a Blast on the Fourth? Keep Fido Safe
    (03-Jul-2012)
    Offer dogs a quiet place to 'hide' from fireworks, expert advises

  • Young Athletes Face Unhealthy Food Choices, Parents Say
    (30-Jun-2012)
    Junk food, fast food are part of youth sports routine, study finds

  • Gene Boosts Tomato's Color, But May Make It Less Tasty
    (29-Jun-2012)
    Uniformly red, 'store-bought' tomatoes are not as sweet, study finds

  • Job Worries for Parents May Mean Poorer Nutrition for Kids
    (28-Jun-2012)
    Study found family meals suffered as work pressures increased

  • Eating Vegetables May Protect Pancreas, Study Suggests
    (28-Jun-2012)
    4 servings a day cut risk of acute pancreatitis by 44% compared to 1 helping, researchers say

  • To Improve School Nutrition, Involve Teachers and Parents
    (27-Jun-2012)
    Junk-food 'interventions' decreased consumption of unhealthy foods and beverages by 30 percent

  • Pictures of Fatty, Sugary Foods May Spur Cravings
    (27-Jun-2012)
    Stimulating brain's reward areas might cause overeating, researchers say

  • Fossilized Teeth Hold Clues to Early Human Species' Diet
    (27-Jun-2012)
    2 million years ago, Au. sediba was still munching on tree bark rather than grasses, researchers say

  • FDA Approves First New Weight-Loss Drug in More Than a Decade
    (27-Jun-2012)
    Belviq targeted for adults with health problems such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes

  • Coffee Might Actually Help Your Heart
    (26-Jun-2012)
    But moderation is key for folks with heart failure, study finds

  • Certain Diets May Help Body Burn More Calories: Study
    (26-Jun-2012)
    Low-carb and low-glycemic plans work best, but low-carb regimen has drawbacks

  • 'Dessert' With Breakfast Boosts Weight Loss: Study
    (25-Jun-2012)
    But several nutritionists disagree with the finding

  • Health Tip: Get Enough Calcium
    (19-Jun-2012)
    Sprinkle shredded cheese on soups or salads

  • Discount Supermarkets Tied to Rising Obesity Rates
    (19-Jun-2012)
    Make healthy foods more affordable, researchers say

  • Long-Term Salty Diets Tied Again to High Blood Pressure
    (18-Jun-2012)
    But eating sodium-rich foods over the short term doesn't have the same effect, study suggests

  • Arthritis Treatment Linked to Liver Problems in Study
    (18-Jun-2012)
    But it's unclear why 'medical food' called Limbrel might make patients sick

  • Vitamin D Plus Calcium May Extend Life
    (15-Jun-2012)
    But analysis doesn't pinpoint the reasons why

  • Health Tip: Finding Protein in Foods
    (13-Jun-2012)
    Here are good sources

  • Sleep Apnea May Spur Carb Cravings in Diabetics
    (13-Jun-2012)
    Researchers urge primary care doctors to screen those with type 2 disease for the disorder

  • Mouse Study Suggests Certain Fats Could Trigger Crohn's, Colitis
    (13-Jun-2012)
    Concentrated milk fat increased inflammation, but polyunsaturated fat did not

  • Omega-3 Supplements May Not Aid Aging Brain
    (13-Jun-2012)
    Review of earlier studies found no benefit for thinking skills, but more research urged

  • Older Women Should Not Take Calcium, Vitamin D: Task Force
    (12-Jun-2012)
    Recommendations say evidence doesn't support benefit of low daily doses to prevent fractures

  • Junk Food More Appealing When You're Sleepy: Study
    (11-Jun-2012)
    Sleep-deprived snackers are less likely to make good choices, brain studies show

  • Fish Oil Won't Save Diabetics' Hearts, Research Suggests
    (11-Jun-2012)
    Experts say statins, not omega-3 supplements, lower cholesterol and improve cardiovascular health

  • Docs Aren't Coaching Overweight Kids on How to Slim Down: Study
    (08-Jun-2012)
    Obese teens often get the diet-and-exercise speech from physicians, but many overweight children don't

  • Fruits, Veggies May Help Smokers Quit
    (08-Jun-2012)
    Those who ate more produce smoked less, waited longer to light up each day, study found

  • Fruits, Veggies May Help Smokers Quit
    (08-Jun-2012)
    Those who ate more produce smoked less, waited longer to light up each day, study found

  • Exercise Controls Weight in White Girls Better Than in Black Girls: Study
    (07-Jun-2012)
    Researchers suggest new weight-loss strategies needed for these teens

  • More Proof That Healthy Habits Fight Disease
    (06-Jun-2012)
    New studies look at ways to stop smoking and fight cancer, heart disease and obesity

  • Health Tip: Understanding Adult Dehydration
    (05-Jun-2012)
    Diarrhea is a common cause

  • Low-Fiber Diet May Raise Teens' Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes
    (05-Jun-2012)
    And most teens don't consume enough 'roughage,' study found

  • Study Finds Soy Supplements Don't Boost Thinking Skills
    (05-Jun-2012)
    Older women who took soy did no better overall on memory tests than their peers, researchers say

  • Disney to Curtail Junk Food Ads Aimed at Kids
    (05-Jun-2012)
    Change will affect the media giant's child-focused TV channels, radio stations and websites

  • Study Finds Soy Supplements Don't Boost Thinking Skills
    (05-Jun-2012)
    Older women who took soy did no better overall on memory tests than their peers, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Avoid Fighting With the Kids Over Food
    (04-Jun-2012)
    Eat healthy yourself, setting a good example

  • Health Tip: Don't Overeat When Dining Out
    (01-Jun-2012)
    Order smaller portions

  • Daily 'Dose' of Dark Chocolate Might Shield the Heart
    (01-Jun-2012)
    Another study supports the antioxidant goodness of dark, but not milk, chocolate

  • Healthy Diet, Exercise Extend Life for Women in Their 70s: Study
    (01-Jun-2012)
    Participants who were tops in both categories had 8 times the odds of survival

  • More Vitamin D Might Help Older People Stay Active
    (01-Jun-2012)
    Seniors low in this essential nutrient more likely to have trouble getting around, study finds

  • More Vitamin D Might Help Older People Stay Active
    (01-Jun-2012)
    Seniors low in this essential nutrient more likely to have trouble getting around, study finds

  • Preteen Food Choices May Help Predict Eating Disorders Later
    (31-May-2012)
    Researchers aim to identify best age to start preventive efforts

  • Gout Flare-ups Rise Sharply With Certain Foods: Study
    (31-May-2012)
    Research found more attacks after high consumption of compounds called purines, especially from meat, seafood

  • Atkins-Type Diets Look Kidney-Friendly: Study
    (31-May-2012)
    Researchers find high-protein regimen safe for obese people without renal problems

  • Health Tip: Eat Right During Menopause
    (30-May-2012)
    And help prevent weight gain

  • Scientists Map the Tomato's Genome
    (30-May-2012)
    Consumers may someday enjoy better fruits, vegetables as a result

  • Health Tip: Eat Right to Help Protect Your Vision
    (29-May-2012)
    Concentrate on vitamins A, C and E

  • Cash, Coaching May Boost Healthy Living
    (29-May-2012)
    Study finds that simple changes, reinforced by incentives, can reap rewards

  • Keep Food Safety in Mind This Memorial Day Weekend
    (26-May-2012)
    Even locally grown or organic fresh produce can become contaminated, experts warn

  • Amazon Tribe Gives Clues to Heart-Healthy Lifestyles
    (25-May-2012)
    Research in African Pygmies also shows how traditional ways of life aid cardiovascular health

  • The Science of Tasty Tomatoes Lies in the Chemicals
    (25-May-2012)
    Heirloom tomatoes, which have more naturally occurring chemicals than supermarket varieties, won taste tests

  • Japanese-American Men With Low Vitamin-D Diet Face Higher Stroke Risk
    (24-May-2012)
    Long-term study followed participants for nearly 35 years

  • Calcium Supplements May Be Bad for Your Heart: Study
    (24-May-2012)
    Review says getting mineral from food is safer, but expert disagrees

  • Japanese-American Men With Low Vitamin-D Diet Face Higher Stroke Risk
    (24-May-2012)
    Long-term study followed participants for nearly 35 years

  • Calcium Supplements May Be Bad for Your Heart: Study
    (24-May-2012)
    Review says getting mineral from food is safer, but expert disagrees

  • Health Tip: Avoiding Gluten
    (23-May-2012)
    A key task if you have celiac disease

  • Mouse Study Sheds Light on How Diet May Affect Epilepsy
    (23-May-2012)
    Strict diet seems to protect against seizures by altering brain metabolism, research shows

  • Body Building, Diet Supplements Linked to Liver Damage: Study
    (22-May-2012)
    These products could provide a target for regulation, researchers say

  • Body Building, Diet Supplements Linked to Liver Damage: Study
    (22-May-2012)
    These products could provide a target for regulation, researchers say

  • Could Compound in Artificial Sweeteners Worsen Crohn's Disease?
    (21-May-2012)
    Lab study suggests maltodextrin may encourage growth of E. coli bacteria in small intestine

  • Dieting May Lower Hormone Levels Tied to Breast Cancer
    (21-May-2012)
    Study didn't prove that weight loss lowers risk, but it did cut estrogen, which may help older women

  • Healthy Dieting in Pregnancy May Be Helpful
    (18-May-2012)
    Review found fewer excess pounds and complications with healthy diet vs. exercise

  • One-Third of U.S. Homeless Population Is Obese: Study
    (18-May-2012)
    They may rely on cheap, fattening foods to fill up, researchers say

  • 'Bad' Fat May Hurt Brain Function Over Time
    (18-May-2012)
    But researchers report that 'good' fat may help preserve thinking and memory

  • It's Not Just What You Eat, It's When You Eat, Mouse Study Finds
    (17-May-2012)
    Restricting eating hours didn't cut calorie intake, yet the animals gained less weight

  • Education Is Key to Health: Report
    (16-May-2012)
    Along with poverty, less schooling linked to more chronic disease, disability and shorter life

  • Daily Coffee May Help Keep Grim Reaper Away
    (16-May-2012)
    Three cups linked to 10% lower odds of dying from typical causes, federal study finds

  • Health Tip: Tame Your Food Cravings
    (14-May-2012)
    Wait 20 minutes, since cravings usually are short-lived

  • Shape Up, Safely, for Summer
    (12-May-2012)
    Be realistic and don't overdo it, experts say

  • Gut Bugs Might Influence Child's Odds for Obesity
    (10-May-2012)
    Heavy kids had higher levels of certain microbes, as did kids who ate little protein, study finds

  • Angioplasty May Be Risky for Those With Poor Leg Circulation
    (09-May-2012)
    Procedure to open heart arteries linked to raised death rate in people with peripheral artery disease

  • Probiotic Products May Prevent Antibiotic-Linked Diarrhea
    (08-May-2012)
    Study suggests microbes in special yogurts, other foods may help common complaint

  • U.S. Report Outlines Strategies to Prevent Obesity
    (08-May-2012)
    Promoting daily physical activity, making healthful food readily available are key components

  • Could Eating Fast Increase Diabetes Risk?
    (08-May-2012)
    Preliminary study found people with type 2 disease reported eating more quickly

  • For Healthier Eating, Keep Fruits, Veggies Within Reach
    (07-May-2012)
    Study involving college students found proximity mattered

  • Lots of TV May Harm Kids' Diet
    (07-May-2012)
    Children who watch the most television have worst eating habits, study finds

  • U.S. Obesity Rate Set to Soar, Costing Billions: CDC
    (07-May-2012)
    But researchers add the rise might be somewhat less than previously estimated

  • Why You Overeat Even When You're Full
    (03-May-2012)
    Small study explores how body reacts when aroused by tempting treats

  • Genes Might Cause Some to Shun Pork
    (02-May-2012)
    People with certain DNA are turned off by the meat's smell, small study finds

  • Eating More Foods Rich in Omega-3s May Lower Alzheimer's Risk: Study
    (02-May-2012)
    High consumption was associated with lower levels of protein linked to dementia

  • Energy and Sports Drinks Eat Away at Teeth, Study Finds
    (02-May-2012)
    But beverage industry disputes the claim, saying many factors contribute to enamel erosion

  • Fish Oil Doesn't Cut Failure Rate of Hemodialysis Grafts
    (01-May-2012)
    However, kidney patients taking fish-oil supplements had fewer problems with clots, study says

  • Fish Oil Doesn't Cut Failure Rate of Hemodialysis Grafts
    (01-May-2012)
    However, kidney patients taking fish-oil supplements had fewer problems with clots, study says

  • Low-Income Mothers May Overfeed Their Infants
    (30-Apr-2012)
    Depression, being single also linked to tendency to add cereal to baby bottle, which promotes obesity

  • Having Kids Doesn't Inspire Adults to Eat Healthier: Study
    (30-Apr-2012)
    But at least new parents' diets didn't get worse, researchers say

  • Mothers' Stress Could Cause Iron Deficiency in Newborns
    (30-Apr-2012)
    Study found lower iron in babies when women were exposed to violence early in pregnancy

  • Health Tip: What Constitutes 'Healthy Eating?'
    (27-Apr-2012)
    Avoid too much of the same food

  • Vitamin D May Affect Lung Transplant Success
    (27-Apr-2012)
    Vitamin deficiency associated with higher rates of rejection, infection and death, study shows

  • Eating Berries Might Help Preserve Your Memory
    (26-Apr-2012)
    Blueberries, strawberries found to prevent mental decline in study of older women

  • Healthy Behaviors Extend Life After Cancer, Experts Say
    (26-Apr-2012)
    Eating well, exercising and maintaining normal weight boost survival, American Cancer Society finds

  • Healthy Behaviors Extend Life After Cancer, Experts Say
    (26-Apr-2012)
    Eating well, exercising and maintaining normal weight boost survival, American Cancer Society finds

  • Health Tip: When Seniors Are Malnourished
    (25-Apr-2012)
    Symptoms may include lack of energy

  • Health Tip: Eat Less
    (24-Apr-2012)
    For starters, avoid large portions

  • Dark Chocolate May Lower Risk of Heart Disease
    (24-Apr-2012)
    Study says it reduces levels of blood sugar and bad cholesterol, raises good cholesterol levels

  • Could the Childhood Obesity 'Epidemic' Be Ebbing?
    (24-Apr-2012)
    Massachusetts study finds significant decline in rates for kids under 6

  • Study Explores Fish Oil's Healthy Effect on Heart
    (24-Apr-2012)
    Researchers rule out one possible explanation

  • Diabetes Groups Issue New Guidelines on Blood Sugar
    (19-Apr-2012)
    Type 2 illness can't be treated with one-size-fits-all approach, new recommendations advise

  • Low-Fat Dairy Linked to Lower Stroke Risk
    (19-Apr-2012)
    Odds for an attack were slightly less than for those who ate higher-fat fare, study found

  • Health Tip: Seniors Need Their Nutrients
    (18-Apr-2012)
    Including calcium and vitamin D

  • Overweight Pregnant Women at Higher Risk for Complications
    (17-Apr-2012)
    Moms with elevated blood sugar also may fall under doctors' radar, researchers say

  • Fast Food Is Saltier in U.S. Than Overseas
    (16-Apr-2012)
    International chains sell same items abroad but with less sodium, study finds

  • Fish Oil Supplements Won't Help in Multiple Sclerosis: Study
    (16-Apr-2012)
    But, supplements aren't harmful and can benefit heart health, one expert says

  • 'Red Tide' Likely in New England This Season, Experts Warn
    (13-Apr-2012)
    Severe bloom would close shellfish beds

  • Here Are Fruits, Veggies That Offer Best Bang for Your Buck
    (13-Apr-2012)
    Strawberries, pineapple, spinach, broccoli and mustard greens are in season and good for you, experts say

  • Health Tip: Consider These Diabetes 'Superfoods'
    (12-Apr-2012)
    Offerings that should meld well with a diabetic's meal plan

  • Health Tip: Keep the Weight Off
    (12-Apr-2012)
    Avoid sauces, gravies and fattening dressings

  • FDA Seeks to Limit Antibiotics in Animal Feed
    (11-Apr-2012)
    Practice blamed by some for increase in drug-resistant germs in people

  • FDA Seeks to Limit Antibiotics in Animal Feed
    (11-Apr-2012)
    Practice blamed by some for increase in drug-resistant germs in people

  • Health Tip: Buy Lean Meat
    (10-Apr-2012)
    Here's what to look for on the label

  • Dieters Share Success Strategies
    (10-Apr-2012)
    Eating less fat, exercising more, using prescription meds help most, survey finds

  • Omega-3 Supplements No Help Against Repeat Heart Trouble: Review
    (09-Apr-2012)
    Second look at 14 studies concluded there was no benefit

  • Health Tip: Control Portion Sizes at Home
    (06-Apr-2012)
    Here's how to avoid overloading your plate

  • U.S. Poultry Still Fed Banned Antibiotics: Report
    (05-Apr-2012)
    Fluoroquinolones found in 8 of 12 byproduct samples tested, researchers say

  • Berries, Tea May Cut Men's Odds for Parkinson's: Study
    (04-Apr-2012)
    These and other foods contain 'neuroprotective' agents called flavonoids, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Healthy Eating While Vacationing
    (03-Apr-2012)
    Cut down on rich, high-calorie dishes, for starters

  • Veggies Like Broccoli, Cabbage May Help Fight Breast Cancer: Study
    (03-Apr-2012)
    High intake of cruciferous vegetables associated with lower death rate, researchers say

  • Most People Can't Tell a Tree Nut From a Peanut
    (31-Mar-2012)
    Knowing which nuts to avoid can be a matter of life-or-death for those with nut allergies, study says

  • Study Weighs In on Diets for Kids
    (30-Mar-2012)
    Meal plan with very low carbs was tough for children to follow, researchers say

  • Study Weighs In on Diets for Kids
    (30-Mar-2012)
    Meal plan with very low carbs was tough for children to follow, researchers say

  • Chocolate a Sweet Remedy for Many Ills?
    (29-Mar-2012)
    Preliminary research suggests cocoa might fight heart disease, cancer and even obesity

  • Obesity Rates Rise Among Mexican-Americans: Report
    (28-Mar-2012)
    25-year survey results shed light on nutrition and health changes

  • Could Unroasted Coffee Beans Help You Shed Pounds?
    (28-Mar-2012)
    Tiny preliminary study saw weight loss, but expert urges caution

  • Low 'Bad' Cholesterol Levels May Be Linked to Cancer Risk
    (26-Mar-2012)
    Preliminary study found patients had low LDL cholesterol years before cancer diagnosis

  • Health Tip: Watch for Choking Hazards
    (26-Mar-2012)
    Don't offer these foods to your baby or toddler

  • Don't Forget to Eat Your Fruits, Veggies ... and Popcorn?
    (26-Mar-2012)
    The whole-grain treat a good choice for guilt-free snacking, researchers say

  • Could Soy Help Lower Your Blood Pressure?
    (26-Mar-2012)
    Antioxidants in tofu, other foods might have beneficial effect, study suggests

  • Does Chocolate Help You Stay Slim?
    (26-Mar-2012)
    Study links regular consumption with slightly leaner size, but more research needed

  • Could Two Words Help You Resist Temptation?
    (22-Mar-2012)
    Refusing food by saying 'I don't' can increase feelings of control, study suggests

  • Could Two Words Help You Resist Temptation?
    (22-Mar-2012)
    Refusing food by saying 'I don't' can increase feelings of control, study suggests

  • Foods' Aromas Might Help You Lose Weight
    (21-Mar-2012)
    Stronger smells led to smaller bites, research found

  • Corner Stores Stock Healthier Foods After Aid Program Changes
    (20-Mar-2012)
    Government food-aid program now offers vouchers for fruits and vegetables

  • Vitamin E Supplements Don't Affect Heart Failure Risk: Study
    (20-Mar-2012)
    Large review showed they did not make any difference in healthy women

  • Health Tip: Encourage Your Kids to Choose Healthy Snacks
    (19-Mar-2012)
    And skip the chips and cookies

  • Following Heart-Healthy Behaviors May Lengthen Your Life
    (17-Mar-2012)
    Study found those who stuck by all seven guidelines lived longer than those who didn't

  • Following Heart-Healthy Behaviors May Lengthen Your Life
    (17-Mar-2012)
    Study found those who stuck by all seven guidelines lived longer than those who didn't

  • Researcher Uses Genomics to Predict His Odds for Disease
    (16-Mar-2012)
    It's another example of the future of 'personalized medicine,' scientists say

  • As White Rice Intake Rises, So May Your Risk for Diabetes
    (16-Mar-2012)
    Study suggests a link, and healthier whole grain alternatives are out there, experts say

  • Genes May Hold the Key to Aging Skin
    (16-Mar-2012)
    DNA-based insights might lead to better skin care products, experts say

  • New Clues to Link Between Fatty Diet, Colon Cancer
    (15-Mar-2012)
    Researchers found genetic changes that affect how body uses insulin

  • Cadmium in Diet May Increase Breast Cancer Risk
    (15-Mar-2012)
    Study found women who consumed the most were 21% more likely to develop disease

  • Could Trans Fats Make You Cranky?
    (15-Mar-2012)
    The more of the unhealthy dietary fat people ate, the greater their irritability, aggression, study shows

  • Health Tip: Pack a Healthy, Easy Lunch
    (14-Mar-2012)
    Here are some suggestions

  • Your Neighborhood Can Affect Your Heart Health
    (14-Mar-2012)
    People living near parks and trails, with access to fresh food, had healthier hearts

  • Doctors Likely to Preach What They Practice
    (14-Mar-2012)
    Those with healthy behaviors more inclined to recommend patients make lifestyle changes: study

  • Lack of Sleep May Give You the Munchies
    (14-Mar-2012)
    Sleep-deprived people eat more than 500 extra calories daily, study finds

  • Fatty Foods Might Harm Men's Sperm, Research Suggests
    (14-Mar-2012)
    Small study finds lower sperm counts, concentrations for males on high-fat diets

  • Low-Carb, Low-Fat Diets May Each Help the Heart
    (14-Mar-2012)
    Loss of belly fat through either method benefits arteries, study says

  • Recent Rise Seen in Foodborne Diseases From Imports: CDC
    (14-Mar-2012)
    Fish, peppers caused 22 of 39 imported food-linked outbreaks between 2005-2010, review shows

  • Race, Location Big Factors in American Diets
    (13-Mar-2012)
    Study finds 5 major patterns of food consumption based on environment, background

  • Sugary Drinks Can Be Hard on Heart: Study
    (12-Mar-2012)
    Men who drank one sweet beverage daily had higher risk of heart disease

  • Red Meat Can Be Unhealthy, Study Suggests
    (12-Mar-2012)
    Researchers contend diets laden with steaks, burgers boost death rates; beef industry disputes claim

  • Health Tip: The Right Diet Can Boost Athletic Performance
    (12-Mar-2012)
    Here's why you should eat well

  • Survey Shows People Have Little Time for Healthy Habits
    (09-Mar-2012)
    Heart association finds Americans struggle to eat right, exercise and brush their teeth regularly

  • Cured Meat Products Linked to Lung Disease Flare-Ups
    (08-Mar-2012)
    Nitrates in bacon, sausage, lunch meats might worsen airway disease symptoms, researchers say

  • Fruits, Veggies Can Be Beauty Tools, Study Says
    (08-Mar-2012)
    Skin color improves as consumption increases, researchers say

  • Lack of Vitamin D May Harm Older Women's Health
    (06-Mar-2012)
    Better prevention, treatment of deficiency needed for nursing home patients, researchers say

  • Vitamin D May Cut Stress Fracture Risk in Girls
    (05-Mar-2012)
    Yet consuming lots of dairy or calcium wasn't associated with risk reduction, study says

  • Wanted: Female Nurses for Large, Ongoing Study
    (01-Mar-2012)
    Nurses' Health Study has provided decades of data on women's health

  • Toxins Afloat in Shark Fin Soup?
    (01-Mar-2012)
    Neurotoxins linked to brain diseases identified in fin samples, study says

  • Trans Fats May Raise Stroke Risk in Older Women
    (01-Mar-2012)
    Study found those who ate the most had 39% greater chance of trouble, though aspirin use helped

  • Vitamin A Supplements Might Cut Melanoma Risk: Study
    (01-Mar-2012)
    Being 'sun-smart' is still the best prevention, one expert says

  • U.S. Kids Still Eat Too Much Added Sugar: CDC
    (29-Feb-2012)
    Though consumption has fallen, it's far above recommended levels

  • Selenium Supplements May Help -- or Harm
    (29-Feb-2012)
    Too much or too little of the mineral can hurt your health, evidence review finds

  • Selenium Supplements May Help -- or Harm
    (29-Feb-2012)
    Too much or too little of the mineral can hurt your health, evidence review finds

  • Many Gaps in Fast-Food Nutrition Information
    (28-Feb-2012)
    Calories can be hard to figure when menu items are meant to serve more than one, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Fruit Juices and Kids
    (27-Feb-2012)
    Some consumption guidelines to help parents

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Protect the Aging Brain
    (27-Feb-2012)
    Those who consumed the most did better on tests of mental functioning, study says

  • Dieting Can Prove Dangerous for Kidney Disease Patients
    (24-Feb-2012)
    Certain weight-loss methods can lead to organ damage, study says

  • Kids From Poorer Families Drink Too Much Juice: Poll
    (24-Feb-2012)
    Sugary beverages can cause obesity, tooth decay, experts say

  • Citrus Fruits May Lower Women's Stroke Risk
    (23-Feb-2012)
    Compound found in oranges, grapefruits seems to have protective benefits, study finds

  • Pig-to-Human 'Superbug' May Be Due to Animal Antibiotics
    (21-Feb-2012)
    Livestock-associated staph infection underscores potential health problem, researchers say

  • Is Avoiding Gluten in Foods Always Necessary?
    (21-Feb-2012)
    Many who shun the component of wheat, barley and rye may not need to do so, experts say

  • Raw Milk Causes Most Illness From Dairy Products: CDC
    (21-Feb-2012)
    Twice as many outbreaks occur in states where unpasteurized milk is legal

  • Mexican-Americans' Diets Suffer as They Abandon Traditional Foods: Study
    (20-Feb-2012)
    Second- and third-generation immigrant teens eat fewer grains, beans, fruits and vegetables than teens born in Mexico

  • Gene Might Boost Risk for Obesity
    (20-Feb-2012)
    Studies in mice and humans suggest mutation may make it easier to gain pounds on high-fat diets

  • Fructose No Worse Than Other Sugars for Weight Gain: Study
    (20-Feb-2012)
    Research suggests it's total daily caloric intake that matters, not the source

  • Health Tip: How to Lower Your Risk of Stroke
    (20-Feb-2012)
    A healthy lifestyle -- including diet and exercise -- is key

  • Female Cancer Survivors Report Worse Health Habits: Survey
    (20-Feb-2012)
    They were more likely to smoke, less likely to exercise vigorously than other women

  • Eating Fish May Help Ward Off Colon Polyps in Women
    (17-Feb-2012)
    At least three servings a week seems to make a difference, study suggests

  • Specific Dietary Goals May Help Diabetics Eat Better
    (17-Feb-2012)
    Given target of eating 8 servings of fruits, nuts and other low glycemic index foods daily, most achieved it

  • Health Tip: Offer Healthy Breakfast Choices
    (16-Feb-2012)
    Here are some suggestions

  • Arsenic Might Be Found in Some Organic Foods: Study
    (16-Feb-2012)
    Problem may stem from rice-based sweetener in many of these products, researchers suggest

  • Health Tip: Add Some Panache to Packed Lunches
    (15-Feb-2012)
    And encourage kids to eat healthy food

  • Dietary Help Can Boost Cancer Patients' Nutrition, But Not Survival
    (15-Feb-2012)
    Study found that while some aspects of quality of life improved, death rates didn't budge

  • E. Coli in Chicken Linked to Urinary Tract Infections
    (15-Feb-2012)
    Study found genetic fingerprints of poultry bacteria matched those found in patients

  • Dietary Help Can Boost Cancer Patients' Nutrition, But Not Survival
    (15-Feb-2012)
    Study found that while some aspects of quality of life improved, death rates didn't budge

  • Switching to Water, Diet Drinks Linked to Modest Weight Loss
    (14-Feb-2012)
    People who substituted for high-calorie beverages lost about 5 pounds in study

  • Mediterranean Diet Might Be Healthier for Brain
    (13-Feb-2012)
    Study found less damage to small blood vessels in people who ate certain foods

  • Mediterranean Diet Might Be Healthier for Brain
    (13-Feb-2012)
    Study found less damage to small blood vessels in people who ate certain foods

  • Health Tip: Healthier Ways to Prepare Potatoes
    (09-Feb-2012)
    Enjoy the nutrients without adding too many calories

  • Big Drop in Americans' Blood Levels of Trans Fats, CDC Says
    (08-Feb-2012)
    New findings focus on whites but studies on other groups underway

  • Female Soccer Players May Face Health Problems: Study
    (08-Feb-2012)
    Intense training, poor nutrition might lead to menstrual abnormalities, stress fractures in young players

  • Fasting Plus Chemo May Help in Cancer Fight: Study
    (08-Feb-2012)
    This study was in mice, but researchers are starting to test the strategy in human cancer patients

  • Big Drop in Americans' Blood Levels of Trans Fats, CDC Says
    (08-Feb-2012)
    New findings focus on whites but studies on other groups underway

  • When Prodded, Restaurant Diners Often Opt for Smaller Portions
    (08-Feb-2012)
    Study found power of suggestion worked, even when smaller meal was not discounted

  • Even for the Overweight, Exercise Helps the Heart
    (07-Feb-2012)
    Study finds changes in physical fitness affect disease risk at any weight

  • Letting Baby Eat Finger Foods May Spur Healthier Weight
    (07-Feb-2012)
    Babies who are spoon-fed purees more likely to prefer sweets, become overweight, study says

  • Everyday Foods Add Up to Major Salt Problems: CDC
    (07-Feb-2012)
    Ten food types, including bread, account for higher risk of heart disease, stroke, report says

  • Soft Drinks May Raise Odds for Respiratory Ills: Study
    (07-Feb-2012)
    Asthma, COPD more likely for those who regularly consume soda, flavored mineral water, researchers say

  • Many U.S. Kids Still Buy Unhealthy Snacks at School
    (06-Feb-2012)
    Regulation needed to reduce students' access to junk food, researchers say

  • Pancreas May 'Taste' Fructose, Hinting at Links to Diabetes
    (06-Feb-2012)
    High-fructose corn syrup is ubiquitous in Western diet, and study suggests it could play unique role

  • Metformin Preferred Drug for Type 2 Diabetes, Experts Say
    (06-Feb-2012)
    But, American College of Physicians states diet and exercise changes should start before medication

  • Don't Fumble Your Diet on Super Bowl Sunday
    (04-Feb-2012)
    Expert offers game-day defense for food-filled parties

  • Don't Fumble Your Diet on Super Bowl Sunday
    (04-Feb-2012)
    Expert offers game-day defense for food-filled parties

  • Booze and Family History of Colon Cancer a Bad Mix: Study
    (03-Feb-2012)
    Red meat, smoking and skipping veggies also associated with a raised cancer risk, research finds

  • Soy Supplements May Not Shield Against Breast Cancer
    (03-Feb-2012)
    Study suggests no reduction in tumor risk, but one expert says more research may be needed

  • 'People Pleasers' More Prone to Overeating: Study
    (02-Feb-2012)
    They often yield to pressure to indulge more in social situations, researchers say

  • Fatty Diet Before Pregnancy Linked to Gestational Diabetes
    (31-Jan-2012)
    This type of diabetes can raise risk of obstetric complications, researchers add

  • Blood Pressure Differences Between Arms Could Signal Heart Risk
    (30-Jan-2012)
    Peripheral vascular disease may lead to stroke or early death, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Healthy Fats? They Exist
    (30-Jan-2012)
    Here are some common sources

  • Winter Doldrums Got You Down? Here's How to Bounce Back
    (28-Jan-2012)
    Adding lights, exercise can help people battling seasonal affective disorder, doctor says

  • Too Much Fructose Sweetener Tied to Heart Risks in Teens
    (27-Jan-2012)
    Study finds high consumption associated with early signs of diabetes, other health issues

  • Common Gastro Disease Occurs Even With High-Fiber Diet
    (27-Jan-2012)
    Eating less fiber was linked to lower diverticulosis risk in study, but no proof of cause and effect

  • Too Much Fructose Sweetener Tied to Heart Risks in Teens
    (27-Jan-2012)
    Study finds high consumption associated with early signs of diabetes, other health issues

  • Kids' Snacks Can Be Healthy and Inexpensive
    (25-Jan-2012)
    New study at YMCAs finds food combinations that satisfy budgets, nutrition guidelines

  • Frying With Olive, Sunflower Oil OK for Heart, Study Finds
    (25-Jan-2012)
    Type of cooking oil determines fried foods' link to heart disease, death risk

  • Less Salt, More Veggies in School Lunches: USDA
    (25-Jan-2012)
    New rules call for healthier foods but some say changes don't go far enough

  • Common Household Chemicals Might Harm Kids' Immunity
    (24-Jan-2012)
    Study found lower response to vaccines in those with higher levels of PFCs in their blood

  • Health Tip: Food Can Affect Sleep
    (24-Jan-2012)
    What you eat and drink can keep you up or make you drowsy

  • Lack of ZZZs May Fuel Appetite
    (24-Jan-2012)
    Not getting enough sleep may lead to weight gain over time, researchers say

  • Enriched Skim Milk Good for Gout, Study Suggests
    (24-Jan-2012)
    Pain, uric acid levels improved in those drinking shakes made of skim milk powders

  • Health Tip: Stick With Your Healthy New Year's Resolutions
    (19-Jan-2012)
    Don't let them slide

  • Hungry Families Admit to 'Formula Stretching '
    (19-Jan-2012)
    Better methods needed to identify those without enough to eat, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Get More Veggies Into Your Diet
    (17-Jan-2012)
    Here are some ways to add them to snacks and meals

  • Your Taste for Fat May Reside in Your Genes
    (16-Jan-2012)
    Individual sensitivity might influence what and how much you eat, small study suggests

  • Overweight Teen Girls May Have Higher Acne Risk
    (16-Jan-2012)
    However, no similar connection found for boys in Norwegian study

  • Healthy Children, Safe Homes a Winning Combination
    (14-Jan-2012)
    From checking for radon to selecting seafood, you can lower chemical exposure

  • Bored Workers Often Turn to Chocolate, Booze, Study Finds
    (13-Jan-2012)
    These unhealthy treats are common ways of dealing with office ennui, research shows

  • Experts Urge Public Action to Aid Cancer Prevention
    (13-Jan-2012)
    Cancer society's new guidelines for diet and exercise stress community support

  • Health Tip: Make Low-Cholesterol Salad Choices
    (10-Jan-2012)
    Watch those toppings

  • How to Keep From Overeating When Eating Out
    (10-Jan-2012)
    Try ordering a la carte and skipping foods that aren't your favorites, study says

  • Diet Might Have Some Effect on ADHD
    (09-Jan-2012)
    Review found omega-3 fatty acids may help kids with disorder, while Western diet could hurt

  • Diet Might Have Some Effect on ADHD
    (09-Jan-2012)
    Review found omega-3 fatty acids may help kids with disorder, while Western diet could hurt

  • Health Tip: Make Eating a Family Affair
    (06-Jan-2012)
    Suggestions for healthy group meals

  • Chronic Heartburn a Growing Problem in U.S.
    (05-Jan-2012)
    Excess weight gets biggest share of blame for increase

  • Celiac Disease in Women Linked to Depression Risk
    (04-Jan-2012)
    But sticking to gluten-free diets helped improve their well-being in study

  • FDA Curbs Use of Certain Antibiotics in Livestock, Poultry
    (04-Jan-2012)
    Move stems from fears of drug-resistant bacteria that could pose threat to humans

  • Health Tip: Eat Right During Pregnancy
    (29-Dec-2011)
    Here are some diet essentials

  • Are Global Market Forces Linked to Obesity Epidemic?
    (29-Dec-2011)
    Countries with less-restrictive trade policies have more fast food, more weight gain, study finds

  • Eating Disorders Can Last Well Beyond Teen Years
    (28-Dec-2011)
    Experts are finding that adult stresses often trigger lingering problems

  • Some 'Gluten-Free' Beers Really Aren't: Study
    (28-Dec-2011)
    Other 'low-gluten' beers contain high amounts of the celiac disease irritant

  • Vitamins, Omega-3s May Keep Brain From Shrinking: Study
    (28-Dec-2011)
    Healthy seniors with higher levels of certain nutrients did better on thinking tests, researchers say

  • Eating Out Doesn't Have to Mean Excess Calories
    (27-Dec-2011)
    Choose grilled over fried foods, and hold the cheese, mayo and creamy salad dressings

  • Eating Out Doesn't Have to Mean Excess Calories
    (27-Dec-2011)
    Choose grilled over fried foods, and hold the cheese, mayo and creamy salad dressings

  • The Mainstreaming of Vegan Diets
    (27-Dec-2011)
    Once the purview of a small group of devotees, more people -- including nutritionists -- are embracing plant-based eating plans

  • Health Tip: Discuss Weight With Your Child
    (27-Dec-2011)
    Teach good habits and a healthy approach

  • Eating Out Doesn't Have to Mean Excess Calories
    (27-Dec-2011)
    Choose grilled over fried foods, and hold the cheese, mayo and creamy salad dressings

  • Get a Head Start on 2012 Fitness Resolutions
    (27-Dec-2011)
    Tips for staying healthy through holiday travel, temptations

  • How to Survive the Holiday Eating Season
    (23-Dec-2011)
    A little thought and planning now may keep you from having to diet later

  • Most Weight Regained by Older Women Is Fat, Study Finds
    (22-Dec-2011)
    Muscle-fat balance changes with yo-yo dieting, experts say

  • Diet Might Help Those Immobilized by Knee Osteoarthritis
    (21-Dec-2011)
    Substantial weight loss reduces pain, raises mobility, researchers say

  • Early Food Choices Seem to Influence Taste for Salt Later
    (20-Dec-2011)
    Infants fed starchy foods at 6 months of age tended to prefer salty flavor by preschool: study

  • Vitamin D Helps Bone Health Only With Calcium: Report
    (19-Dec-2011)
    Government task force held off on specific dose recommendations

  • Health Tip: Keep Diabetes in Check During the Holidays
    (16-Dec-2011)
    Prepare for the festivities

  • Poor Lifestyles Harming U.S. Heart Health: Report
    (15-Dec-2011)
    Comprehensive update shows Americans gaining weight, eating more junk food, exercising less

  • Health Tip: Are You Actually Hungry?
    (15-Dec-2011)
    Or eating for another reason

  • Calorie Info Helps Teens Choose Water Over Sugary Drinks
    (15-Dec-2011)
    Sweetened drinks had less appeal when 'exercise-equivalents' were given in study

  • Poor Lifestyles Harming U.S. Heart Health: Report
    (15-Dec-2011)
    Comprehensive update shows Americans gaining weight, eating more junk food, exercising less

  • Want to Cut Chocolate Cravings? Take a Walk
    (13-Dec-2011)
    Workplace snackers who took treadmill breaks ate less than those who rested, study found

  • Starchy Foods May Boost Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence
    (09-Dec-2011)
    Women who ate more carbs, especially starches, more likely to get repeat cancer, study says

  • Recent E. Coli Outbreak Traced to Lettuce From One Farm: CDC
    (09-Dec-2011)
    Romaine lettuce likely source of bacteria that sickened 60 people, investigation reveals

  • Health Tip: Opt for a Healthy Weight-Loss Plan
    (08-Dec-2011)
    Avoid fad diets

  • Gene Mutation Helps Clear Fats From Blood, Study Finds
    (06-Dec-2011)
    But it is unknown if the beneficial effect actually cuts heart risks, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Easy on the Holiday Buffets
    (05-Dec-2011)
    Some simple suggestions to limit calories

  • Fish May Cut Threat of Heart Disease in Young Women
    (05-Dec-2011)
    Eating fish once a week may substantially reduce risk, compared to eating no fish, researchers say

  • Study Sees Rice as Source of Arsenic Exposure
    (05-Dec-2011)
    Finding is preliminary; poison expert downplays health risk

  • Socioeconomic Status Main Predictor of Health Habits: Study
    (02-Dec-2011)
    Race, ethnicity not necessarily behind disparities in weight, exercise and diet

  • Health Tip: Watch Your Weight This Holiday Season
    (02-Dec-2011)
    Suggestions to ward off weight gain

  • Socioeconomic Status Main Predictor of Health Habits: Study
    (02-Dec-2011)
    Race, ethnicity not necessarily behind disparities in weight, exercise and diet

  • Veggies, Fruit May Lower Women's Stroke Risk
    (01-Dec-2011)
    The effect seemed tied to antioxidants and helped even those with heart disease, study found

  • Experts Urge Posting Meat, Poultry Inspection Data on Web
    (01-Dec-2011)
    Online information could help consumers make better choices, National Research Council says

  • Circle of Friends Key to Adopting Healthy Habits: Study
    (01-Dec-2011)
    When people of similar age, sex, size buddied up online, they made gains, researchers say

  • Toddlers Taking HIV Drugs Have Higher Cholesterol
    (30-Nov-2011)
    Children on protease inhibitors should have cholesterol monitored, researchers recommend

  • Arsenic Detected in Apple, Grape Juice Samples
    (30-Nov-2011)
    Levels of the element exceeded safe limits established for drinking water, Consumer Reports says

  • Mid-Morning Snacks May Thwart Diets
    (29-Nov-2011)
    Women who ate between breakfast and lunch lost less, study found

  • Health Tip: Make Healthy Choices at Fast-Food Restaurants
    (25-Nov-2011)
    Here are some suggestions

  • Could Slow Eating Be Key to Staying Slim?
    (24-Nov-2011)
    Overweight people eat faster, studies say

  • Health Tip: The Food-Mood Connection
    (23-Nov-2011)
    What you eat can affect your state of mind

  • Some Holiday Traditions Have Health Consequences: Expert
    (23-Nov-2011)
    Curbing calories and alcohol intake can help prevent season-related heart attacks, strokes

  • Many Kindergarteners Already on Road to Obesity, Study Finds
    (23-Nov-2011)
    To prevent health problems, lifestyle programs need to start in early childhood, experts say

  • U.S. Teens Don't Eat Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC
    (23-Nov-2011)
    Vegetable consumption lowest among Hispanic and black high schoolers, report shows

  • U.S. Teens Don't Eat Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC
    (23-Nov-2011)
    Vegetable consumption lowest among Hispanic and black high schoolers, report shows

  • BPA Levels Spike After Eating Canned Soup: Study
    (22-Nov-2011)
    Urinary levels of the chemical went up 1,200 percent

  • How Much Salt Is Best for the Heart?
    (22-Nov-2011)
    New study shows fine balance: too much or too little raises death, hospitalization risk

  • Health Tip: How to Look for Whole Grains
    (21-Nov-2011)
    Choices extend beyond bread and cereal

  • Watch What You Eat After Teeth-Whitening, Expert Says
    (20-Nov-2011)
    Blueberries, wine and soy sauce stain while cheese, firm fruits and veggies 'scrub'

  • Holiday Foods May Trigger GERD Symptoms
    (20-Nov-2011)
    Diet modification, meds can help relieve gastroesophageal reflux disease, experts say

  • For Nutritional Punch, You Can't Beat Plant-Based Foods
    (18-Nov-2011)
    Still, 90 percent of Americans eat too few fruits and veggies, health experts say

  • Not Everyone Shuns Fruits and Veggies
    (18-Nov-2011)
    Learning to love them as a child proves advantageous later on, one woman explains

  • Health Tip: Eating Healthy for Vegetarians
    (18-Nov-2011)
    Make sure you're getting enough nutrients and calories

  • Even Without Weight Loss, Mediterranean Diet Helps Heart: Study
    (16-Nov-2011)
    Foods like olive oil and avocados may help body use insulin

  • Cholesterol Drug Shows Promise in Early Research
    (15-Nov-2011)
    If proven, it could cut bad cholesterol and raise good cholesterol, but more study needed

  • Health Tip: Watch for Lactose in Foods
    (15-Nov-2011)
    If you're lactose intolerant

  • Got High Blood Pressure? Kiwi Fruit May Help
    (15-Nov-2011)
    Small study found three a day lowered levels more than eating an apple a day

  • Shot Might One Day Help Lower Cholesterol
    (14-Nov-2011)
    In early trial, it lowered LDL levels by up to 64 percent

  • New Guidelines Urge Cholesterol Check for All Kids Ages 9 to 11
    (11-Nov-2011)
    Recommendations a shift from testing only children with family history of heart disease

  • High-Fiber Diet May Help Thwart Colon Cancer
    (11-Nov-2011)
    Review of studies suggests cereals, whole grains deliver health benefits

  • Former Football Players' Brains May Benefit From Healthy Lifestyle
    (11-Nov-2011)
    Better diet, more exercise might delay cognitive decline linked to head trauma, study says

  • Cooking Class Benefits Kids in Many Ways
    (10-Nov-2011)
    Fourth graders learn about academic subjects along with food preparation

  • New Research Questions Wisdom of Cutting Down on Salt
    (09-Nov-2011)
    While doing so lowers blood pressure, it might raise cholesterol, other risk factors for heart disease

  • Cavemen Knew It: Cooked Meat Offers More Energy
    (09-Nov-2011)
    Our ancestors shifted away from raw meat 1.9 million years ago

  • New Research Questions Wisdom of Cutting Down on Salt
    (09-Nov-2011)
    While doing so lowers blood pressure, it might raise cholesterol, other risk factors for heart disease

  • Health Tip: Causes of Failure to Thrive in Babies
    (08-Nov-2011)
    Typical reasons for this condition

  • Health Tip: Add Flavoring to Popcorn, Without the Fat
    (08-Nov-2011)
    Enjoy this whole-grain treat

  • 'Food Challenges' Provide Best Allergy Diagnoses: Study
    (07-Nov-2011)
    But too few U.S. doctors use them, researcher says

  • Runners Can Relax About Holiday Feasting: Study
    (07-Nov-2011)
    Choosing meat over fruit tends to boost waist size, but risk may be lower for high-mileage runners

  • Fast-Food Outlets Nearby Might Not Cause Weight Gain
    (04-Nov-2011)
    Long-term study challenges belief that easy access leads to overweight

  • Vitamin D Lacking in Many Spine Surgery Patients
    (04-Nov-2011)
    Younger patients in study more likely to have low levels of bone-building vitamin

  • Vitamin D Lacking in Many Spine Surgery Patients
    (04-Nov-2011)
    Younger patients in study more likely to have low levels of bone-building vitamin

  • Overweight Teens Don't Seem to Grasp Weight Loss Rules
    (02-Nov-2011)
    Researchers find girls still drink sodas while exercising, and boys don't exercise at all

  • Red Wine Antioxidant Could Give Metabolism a Boost
    (01-Nov-2011)
    Small study in obese men shows benefit from supplement containing resveratrol

  • Experts Offer 'Lucky 13' Tips for Safe and Healthy Halloween
    (31-Oct-2011)
    List includes what to wear, trick-or-treating pointers, food and drinks to avoid

  • Report Slams Makers of Sugary Drinks for Targeting Kids
    (31-Oct-2011)
    Black and Hispanic children exposed even more than others, researchers found

  • Experts Offer 'Lucky 13' Tips for Safe and Healthy Halloween
    (29-Oct-2011)
    List includes what to wear, trick-or-treating pointers, food and drinks to avoid

  • Will Eating Sweets Make You Sweeter?
    (28-Oct-2011)
    Researchers find link between food preferences and personality

  • Larger Food Portions May Be Seen as Status Symbols
    (26-Oct-2011)
    People might eat more to feel like big shots, researchers find

  • Science Probes How Probiotic Yogurts Affect Your Gut
    (26-Oct-2011)
    'Friendly' microbes might affect metabolism, but whether they're good for you is still unclear, researchers say

  • Science Probes How Probiotic Yogurts Affect Your Gut
    (26-Oct-2011)
    'Friendly' microbes might affect metabolism, but whether they're good for you is still unclear, researchers say

  • Do You Really Read Nutrition Labels?
    (24-Oct-2011)
    You might if they were better positioned, researchers say

  • Study Casts Doubt on Hot Dogs' Link to Colon Cancer
    (24-Oct-2011)
    U.S. mandate to cut wieners' nitrite levels hasn't led to lowered incidence of the disease

  • Nutrition, Hydration Tips Can Give Marathon Runners a Leg Up
    (22-Oct-2011)
    Expert offers guidelines on what to eat and drink while preparing and competing

  • Health Tip: Kids Should Eat Healthy, Too
    (21-Oct-2011)
    What to order for them at restaurants

  • Food Nutrition Labels Must Be Made Simpler, Experts Say
    (20-Oct-2011)
    Doing so would make it easy for people to make healthy choices, IOM committee says

  • U.S. Diet Still Has Too Much Salt, CDC Warns
    (20-Oct-2011)
    Efforts needed to cut the 75% of dietary sodium that comes from processed foods, restaurant meals

  • Food Nutrition Labels Must Be Made Simpler, Experts Say
    (20-Oct-2011)
    Doing so would make it easy for people to make healthy choices, IOM committee says

  • Health Tip: Make Calorie-Sparing Substitutions
    (17-Oct-2011)
    Swap fattening foods for lighter fare

  • Healthier Diet, Stronger Sperm?
    (17-Oct-2011)
    Two studies show diet can affect mobility of sperm, quality of semen

  • Healthy Diet May Counteract Heart Disease Gene
    (11-Oct-2011)
    Piling plates with fruit, veggies, berries reduced genetic risk in large study

  • Extra Vitamin E May Be Associated With Prostate Cancer
    (11-Oct-2011)
    Increase in risk is small, but finding suggests that supplement use can be harmful, researchers say

  • Folic Acid in Pregnancy May Prevent Kids' Language Delays
    (11-Oct-2011)
    Moms started supplements before conception in Norwegian study

  • Extra Vitamin E May Be Associated With Prostate Cancer
    (11-Oct-2011)
    Increase in risk is small, but finding suggests that supplement use can be harmful, researchers say

  • Chocolate Could Be Sweet Defense Against Stroke
    (10-Oct-2011)
    Swedish study found women who ate more lowered their risk by 20%

  • Dietary Supplements May Harm Older Women: Study
    (10-Oct-2011)
    Iron, vitamin B6 and others might increase the risk of death, researchers say

  • Dietary Supplements May Harm Older Women: Study
    (10-Oct-2011)
    Iron, vitamin B6 and others might increase the risk of death, researchers say

  • 3 Hours of Exercise Weekly Can Cut Men's Heart Risks
    (05-Oct-2011)
    Study found lowered risk related to higher levels of 'good' cholesterol

  • Omega-3 Supplements Don't Help, May Hurt ICU Patients
    (05-Oct-2011)
    Pneumonia, sepsis patients did worse when tube feedings were enriched with antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids

  • Mom's Healthy Diet Might Cut Birth Defect Risk
    (03-Oct-2011)
    Prevention involves overall eating, not just supplements, experts say

  • Kids Can Enjoy Halloween Candy, Still Protect Teeth
    (02-Oct-2011)
    Sugar creates the perfect breeding ground for bacteria that cause tooth decay, expert warns

  • Fiber Beats Other Remedies for Constipated Kids, Study Says
    (27-Sep-2011)
    Processed, 'white' foods blamed for common childhood complaint

  • More Frequent Doctor Visits May Benefit Diabetes Patients
    (26-Sep-2011)
    Quicker control of blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol might reduce complications, study says

  • Broccoli, Cabbage, Other Veggies May Protect Against Colon Cancer
    (26-Sep-2011)
    Apples and dark yellow vegetables also tied to drop in malignancies, study says

  • Antioxidants Not Behind Red Wine's Healthy Effect on Heart: Study
    (23-Sep-2011)
    No effect seen when people drank polyphenols in dairy-based drinks, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Beware of Added Sugar
    (22-Sep-2011)
    It can contribute to obesity

  • Health Tip: Keeping a Food Diary
    (21-Sep-2011)
    Suggestions for what to record

  • Can Fatty Acids in Breast Milk or Formula Make Kids Smarter?
    (20-Sep-2011)
    Studies find benefits at 14 months and about 10 years

  • Brains of Obese May Crave High-Calorie Foods More: Study
    (19-Sep-2011)
    Finding might explain why overweight people stay that way, researchers suggest

  • Cholesterol Deposits Around Eyes Linked to Heart Risk
    (16-Sep-2011)
    Researchers find an association, but don't prove 'cause and effect,' study says

  • Research Reveals Why Hungry People Get Cranky
    (16-Sep-2011)
    Stress, hunger trigger fluctuating levels of the hormone serotonin in the brain, scans show

  • Not Enough Kids Drink Low-Fat Milk, U.S. Study Finds
    (15-Sep-2011)
    Nearly a third of children and teens report they consume whole milk

  • An Apple a Day Really May Keep the Doctor Away
    (15-Sep-2011)
    Fruits and vegetables with white flesh associated with drop in stroke risk, study finds

  • Certain Risk Factors Could Spur Heart Failure in Normal-Weight People
    (14-Sep-2011)
    High blood pressure, cholesterol, insulin levels worse than obesity for some, study finds

  • New Drug Boosts 'Good' Cholesterol in Study Patients
    (13-Sep-2011)
    Imaging technology suggests novel treatment may help prevent some heart disease, researchers say

  • High Cholesterol Might Be Linked to Alzheimer's Disease
    (12-Sep-2011)
    Unclear whether it may cause the devastating illness or is a sign of it, researcher says

  • Bad Body Odor May Be Caused by Metabolic Disorder
    (09-Sep-2011)
    But the condition can be eased by dietary changes

  • Weight Watchers Produces Bigger 'Losers' Than Standard Weight-Loss Care
    (08-Sep-2011)
    Group members shed 15 pounds on average versus 7 pounds with standard diet, study finds

  • Healthy Habits Can Fend Off the 'Freshman 15'
    (02-Sep-2011)
    More sleep, less stress can help college students avoid weight gain, expert says

  • Potatoes May Be Good for the Heart After All, Study Says
    (01-Sep-2011)
    But not if they're fried or doused in high-fat sour cream, butter and cheese

  • Americans Getting Too Many Calories From Sugary Drinks: CDC
    (31-Aug-2011)
    Report shows young people, minorities are consuming the most sweetened beverages

  • What You Eat Affects Viruses Living in the Gut: Study
    (30-Aug-2011)
    Virus populations vary from person to person and can change along with diet, researchers find

  • Health Tip: Why Do I Have High Cholesterol?
    (29-Aug-2011)
    Factors that raise your risk

  • Health Tip: Why Do I Have High Cholesterol?
    (29-Aug-2011)
    Factors that raise your risk

  • Could Lots of Chocolate Lower Your Heart Risk?
    (29-Aug-2011)
    Study seems to suggest so, but how much and what type of the sweet treat isn't clear

  • Starvation in Youth Linked to Heart Risk in Adulthood
    (26-Aug-2011)
    Adults who experienced famine as teens most susceptible, study finds

  • Health Tip: Make Kids' Lunch Interesting
    (24-Aug-2011)
    Pack healthy meals they'll enjoy

  • College Students Missing Out on Fruits, Veggies: Survey
    (24-Aug-2011)
    Males only managed 5 servings a week and women ate even fewer, Oregon University researchers say

  • Certain Foods Said to Help Lower Bad Cholesterol
    (23-Aug-2011)
    Combining nuts, plant-based foods with low-fat diet produces biggest drops, researchers say

  • Certain Foods Said to Help Lower Bad Cholesterol
    (23-Aug-2011)
    Combining nuts, plant-based foods with low-fat diet produces biggest drops, researchers say

  • Certain Foods Said to Help Lower Bad Cholesterol
    (23-Aug-2011)
    Combining nuts, plant-based foods with low-fat diet produces biggest drops, researchers say

  • Several Types of Drinking Tied to Poor Diet
    (22-Aug-2011)
    Spanish study finds heavy boozing, and even drinks at mealtimes linked to careless eating habits

  • Celiac Disease on the Rise in U.S.
    (19-Aug-2011)
    Speculation on increase in digestive disorder centers on improvements in sanitation and hygiene

  • Gluten-Free Set This Boy Free
    (19-Aug-2011)
    Virginia teen who once struggled with celiac disease now healthy and happy

  • Healthy Behaviors Will Help You Live Longer: CDC
    (18-Aug-2011)
    Don't smoke, eat healthy meals, exercise regularly and limit alcohol, researchers say

  • Cartoon Characters Prod Kids to Nag for Unhealthy Foods
    (17-Aug-2011)
    Study finds TV ads key element in why young children whine for sugary treats

  • U.S. Women Using Dangerous Weight-Loss Pill 2 Years After Recall
    (16-Aug-2011)
    Pai You Guo supplement contains drugs banned in U.S. for increasing stroke, cancer, heart attack risk

  • Health Tip: Reduce Toddler Serving Sizes
    (15-Aug-2011)
    Food amounts should be smaller for little ones

  • Patients Taking Antipsychotics Urged to Get Routine Physicals
    (12-Aug-2011)
    These meds linked to risk factors for heart disease, diabetes and stroke, researchers say

  • Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Turkey Sickens More People
    (11-Aug-2011)
    Number of infected people is probably much higher than reported, expert says

  • Daily Hot Dog May Feed Diabetes Risk: Study
    (10-Aug-2011)
    Experts don't relish regular consumption of red meat, particularly processed forms

  • Organic Poultry Farms Have Lower Levels of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
    (10-Aug-2011)
    Conventional farms that went organic saw fewer resistant germs in the first flock, researchers found

  • Healthy Lunch and Breakfast Keep Students Alert
    (09-Aug-2011)
    Expert offer tips on avoiding the same-old sandwich syndrome

  • High-Fiber Diet Might Lower Risk for Colon Polyps
    (09-Aug-2011)
    Brown rice, dried fruit, beans, peas, lentils may help prevent precursor to cancer, study finds

  • More American Kids Eating Fast Food
    (09-Aug-2011)
    Fast-food lunches account for up to 51 percent of daily caloric needs, study shows

  • Are Kids Brown-Bagging Bacteria?
    (08-Aug-2011)
    Study finds many youngsters' lunches kept at unsafe temperatures

  • Soy Supplements Don't Ease Bone Loss, Menopausal Symptoms: Study
    (08-Aug-2011)
    Women taking high-dose soy isoflavone pills for 2 years even had more hot flashes

  • Smart Food Choices Key to a Healthy Barbeque
    (06-Aug-2011)
    Lean meats, veggies, marinades good options for summer grilling, expert advises

  • Weight Loss May Boost Sex Life of Obese, Diabetic Men
    (05-Aug-2011)
    Cutting calories can also have positive effects on urinary tract function, researchers say

  • Gastric Bypass May Dampen Desire for High-Fat Foods
    (05-Aug-2011)
    And that, researchers say, may help explain why the weight loss surgery works

  • Scientists Warn of New Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella
    (03-Aug-2011)
    Poultry from Africa carrying S. Kentucky strain may have been a source of infection in Europeans

  • Kids Still See Unhealthy-Food Ads on TV, Study Finds
    (02-Aug-2011)
    And exposure to fast-food advertising has spiked in recent years, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Dine Out the Healthy Way
    (01-Aug-2011)
    Suggestions for eating right

  • With Junk Food Stores Nearby, Teens May Eat More of It
    (01-Aug-2011)
    Neighborhood businesses can contribute to unhealthy eating patterns, study finds

  • Prenatal Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements May Cut Babies' Colds
    (01-Aug-2011)
    DHA supplements are safe, but benefits not 'dramatic,' researcher says

  • Health Tip: When a Person With Alzheimer's Eats
    (29-Jul-2011)
    Suggestions to make it easier

  • Only 15% Use Calorie Info at NYC Fast Food Chains: Study
    (27-Jul-2011)
    But 3 major chains saw calorie consumption drop after city law required details on menu boards

  • More Kids Eating Calorie-Packed Take-out Food
    (26-Jul-2011)
    Study found a third of food eaten now is cooked outside the home

  • Fatty 'Comfort' Foods May Alter Brain's Response to Sadness
    (26-Jul-2011)
    Researchers probing the power of these foods track neural changes in scans

  • Many Don't Toss Perishables After Long Power Outage: Poll
    (21-Jul-2011)
    Most Americans not prepared to keep their food safe during an emergency

  • Restaurant Calorie Counts Can Miss the Mark: Study
    (19-Jul-2011)
    While fairly accurate, there was 'huge variation' -- especially for low-calorie foods

  • Health Tip: Keep Kids' Lunches Cool
    (18-Jul-2011)
    And other safety suggestions when packing for school or camp

  • Small Study Suggests Milk, Soy Proteins Lower Blood Pressure Modestly
    (18-Jul-2011)
    But more research needed, experts say, citing several limitations with the trial

  • Small Study Suggests Milk, Soy Proteins Lower Blood Pressure Modestly
    (18-Jul-2011)
    But more research needed, experts say, citing several limitations with the trial

  • Barbeque May Contain Hidden Dangers
    (17-Jul-2011)
    Simple safety measures are key to avoiding food poisoning, burns, expert says

  • Want to Eat Less? Try a Bigger Fork
    (15-Jul-2011)
    Restaurant diners ate less food as the utensil's size grew, researchers say

  • Food Industry Sets Standards for Advertising to Kids
    (14-Jul-2011)
    New criteria are less stringent than U.S government's recommendations

  • Health Tip: Binge Eating May Lead to Weight Gain
    (13-Jul-2011)
    And type 2 diabetes and heart disease, among other complications

  • Higher Folic Acid Levels in Teens Tied to Academic Success
    (11-Jul-2011)
    Folate levels should be monitored to ensure kids are getting enough, researchers say

  • Fast Food Is King of the Neighborhood, Study Reports
    (11-Jul-2011)
    Healthy foods need to be more available and affordable, eaters need education, experts say

  • Losing Weight, Keeping It Off Can Be Two Different Worlds
    (08-Jul-2011)
    Researchers find distinct strategies work for each but not both

  • U.S. Obesity Epidemic Continues to Spread
    (07-Jul-2011)
    Report finds South with highest rates, but no state showed a decline over the last year

  • Binge Eating May Be a High All Its Own
    (06-Jul-2011)
    Natural marijuana-like chemicals in body could trigger craving for fat, rat study suggests

  • Health Tip: Stay Away From Fad Diets
    (04-Jul-2011)
    For instance, quick weight-loss schemes

  • Soluble Fiber Appears Key to Trimming 'Bad Fat'
    (01-Jul-2011)
    For every 10-gram daily increase, belly fat cut by nearly 4 percent over five years, researchers say

  • Delaying Intravenous Feeding of ICU Patients May Aid Recovery
    (29-Jun-2011)
    European researchers report holding off a week helps speed up hospital discharge

  • Low-Income Families Often Miss Out on Proper Nutrition
    (28-Jun-2011)
    Regular mealtimes, particularly breakfast, help promote healthier diets, researchers say

  • Vitamin D, Calcium Combo May Halve Melanoma Risk in Some Women
    (28-Jun-2011)
    Supplements only benefited those who had had another form of skin cancer, study found

  • Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Saves Money: Study
    (28-Jun-2011)
    Preventive drug therapy saved money too, but wasn't as effective as lifestyle changes

  • Health Tip: Avoid Unnecessary Eating
    (27-Jun-2011)
    Don't use food as a 'pick-me-up'

  • Calories, Not Protein or Carbs, Are Key to Weight Loss: Study
    (27-Jun-2011)
    Diabetics gained similar benefits from low-fat diet emphasizing either proteins or carbohydrates

  • Lifestyle Changes Might Alter Breast Cancer Rates
    (27-Jun-2011)
    Study authors recommend drinking less, exercising more and losing weight

  • Doctors Urge Ban on Junk Food Ads During Kids' Shows
    (27-Jun-2011)
    American Academy of Pediatrics statement aims to slow childhood obesity rates

  • Snacking Totals a Quarter of Daily Calories for Many
    (24-Jun-2011)
    Study found beverages account for half of those calories

  • Poor 'Fat-Tasters' May Tend to Be Heavier
    (23-Jun-2011)
    They seem to be more likely to eat more rich foods, researchers report

  • Ways to Curb Childhood Obesity Outlined in U.S. Report
    (23-Jun-2011)
    Identify overweight kids, encourage more activity, promote good sleep habits, experts say

  • Smoking During Pregnancy May Predispose Kids to Heart Trouble
    (22-Jun-2011)
    Children of mothers who smoked had lower levels of 'good' cholesterol, study says

  • Chips, Fries, Soda Most to Blame for Long-Term Weight Gain
    (22-Jun-2011)
    Study finds more exercise, less fast food could help curb obesity epidemic

  • Health Tip: Regain Weight the Healthy Way
    (21-Jun-2011)
    Suggestions for putting back lost pounds

  • One in 12 U.S. Children May Have Food Allergies: Report
    (20-Jun-2011)
    Peanuts, milk and shellfish most common allergens, study found

  • FDA to Step Up Inspections of Imported Products
    (20-Jun-2011)
    Agency cites big increase in drugs, foods produced abroad

  • Dads Can Light Their Grills Without Fear
    (19-Jun-2011)
    Experts say small changes in barbecue habits can counter cancer risk

  • Truth About Ice Cream, Snow Cones May Be Hard to Swallow
    (17-Jun-2011)
    Nutritionally, these summer staples come up empty, expert says

  • Fast-Food Outlets Near Schools May Not Be Making Teens Fat
    (16-Jun-2011)
    The real issue, experts say, is making kids more knowledgeable about healthy choices

  • High School Kids Get Too Many Sugary Drinks, Too Little Exercise: CDC
    (16-Jun-2011)
    Only one in 10 kids meets federal goals for fitness, study reveals

  • More Olive Oil in Diet Could Cut Stroke Risk: Study
    (15-Jun-2011)
    Seniors who preferred the oil had 41% drop in the attacks vs. those who rarely ate it

  • Health Tip: What to Eat When Going Gluten-Free?
    (14-Jun-2011)
    Suggestions for avoiding the protein

  • Sleep-Deprived Teens May Crave Carbohydrates
    (14-Jun-2011)
    Depressed kids also have a yen for carbs, study finds

  • Health Tip: Prevent Baby Bottle Tooth Decay
    (13-Jun-2011)
    Start now to protect baby's teeth

  • Sleep-Deprived People May Crave High-Calorie Foods
    (13-Jun-2011)
    Findings add to evidence linking fatigue, weight gain, researchers say

  • Could a Diet Help Prevent Alzheimer's?
    (13-Jun-2011)
    Low-fat, low-glycemic eating plan improved 'biomarkers' of the disease, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Buy Healthy Foods on a Budget
    (10-Jun-2011)
    Try these practical shopping tips

  • Study May Dispel Worries About High Levels of Folic Acid
    (10-Jun-2011)
    Even if vitamin B12 levels are low, expert says, folate won't exacerbate problems

  • Study May Dispel Worries About High Levels of Folic Acid
    (10-Jun-2011)
    Even if vitamin B12 levels are low, expert says, folate won't exacerbate problems

  • Health Tip: Teach Your Child Healthy Eating Habits
    (09-Jun-2011)
    And avoid issues with their weight

  • Apples Help Keep Muscles Strong, Mouse Study Finds
    (09-Jun-2011)
    Discovery may lead to new treatments to prevent wasting due to aging, illness, researchers say

  • New Guidelines Put Focus on Vitamin D Deficiency
    (08-Jun-2011)
    Endocrine Society recommends routine screening for people considered at high risk

  • Dieters More Likely to Trust Food Packaging
    (08-Jun-2011)
    Study found they believed labels suggesting product was 'healthy,' even if it was not

  • Arsenic-Containing Poultry Drug Suspended From Market
    (08-Jun-2011)
    3-Nitro fed to chickens contains arsenic that can be transformed into a carcinogen: FDA

  • Dieters More Likely to Trust Food Packaging
    (08-Jun-2011)
    Study found they believed labels suggesting product was 'healthy,' even if it was not

  • New Guidelines Put Focus on Vitamin D Deficiency
    (08-Jun-2011)
    Endocrine Society recommends routine screening for people considered at high risk

  • Heart-Healthy DASH Diet May Help Teen Girls Stay Slim
    (06-Jun-2011)
    Study found those who most closely followed eating plan showed least gains in body mass index

  • Heart-Healthy DASH Diet May Help Teen Girls Stay Slim
    (06-Jun-2011)
    Study found those who most closely followed eating plan showed least gains in body mass index

  • Officials: U.S. Not Affected by European E. Coli Outbreak
    (04-Jun-2011)
    All tomatoes, cucumbers and lettuce imported from Germany and Spain being tested

  • Male Heart Disease May Be Linked to Mom's Lifetime Nutrition
    (02-Jun-2011)
    Risk associated, in part, with mother's body size, placenta size and shape at birth, researchers say

  • U.S. Serves Up New Nutrition Guidelines on 'MyPlate'
    (02-Jun-2011)
    The logo, which replaces the Food Pyramid, is designed to encourage healthful eating

  • U.S. Serves Up New Nutrition Guidelines on 'MyPlate'
    (02-Jun-2011)
    The logo, which replaces the Food Pyramid, is designed to encourage healthful eating

  • Help Your Children Eat Well During Summer Vacation
    (31-May-2011)
    Involve your kids in the shopping and cooking for family meals, experts suggest

  • Health Tip: Overdoing Dieting or Exercise
    (31-May-2011)
    Too much of good thing

  • Help Your Children Eat Well During Summer Vacation
    (31-May-2011)
    Involve your kids in the shopping and cooking for family meals, experts suggest

  • Pediatricians Group Raps Energy and Sports Drinks for Kids
    (31-May-2011)
    American Academy of Pediatrics says sports drinks mostly unnecessary; energy drinks dangerous for minors

  • Don't Let Food Poisoning Spoil Your Picnic
    (28-May-2011)
    Experts share simple tips on grilling safety

  • Don't Let Food Poisoning Spoil Your Picnic
    (28-May-2011)
    Experts share simple tips on grilling safety

  • Scientists Discover 'Ultra-Bad' Cholesterol
    (27-May-2011)
    Study of super-sticky LDL may spur new heart disease treatments for seniors, type 2 diabetics

  • Have a Safe Barbeque This Memorial Day
    (27-May-2011)
    Expert tips for safe picnics

  • More Sleep May Cut Kids' Risk of Obesity
    (27-May-2011)
    Lack of adequate slumber negatively affects young children's weight, body fat, study finds

  • Caffeine May Interfere With Fertility in Women
    (26-May-2011)
    Coffee, colas may prevent eggs from reaching the womb, study finds

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Help Heart Patients With Stents
    (26-May-2011)
    Giving fish oil capsules along with standard care made clots easier to break up, researchers found

  • Health Tip: The Dangers of Having High Cholesterol
    (24-May-2011)
    It raises your risk of a host of diseases

  • Simply Eating Less Fat May Cut Diabetes Risk
    (24-May-2011)
    Study identifies dietary change, not weight loss, as the key factor

  • Cooked Right, Fish Can Help a Woman's Heart
    (24-May-2011)
    Study found eating it broiled or baked reduced risk of heart failure by 30%

  • CDC Warns Against Exposure to 'Mad Cow'-Like Brain Diseases
    (23-May-2011)
    Travel to certain countries, hunting, eating wild deer meat raises risks, experts say

  • Experts Say Cholesterol Screenings Should Start in Childhood
    (20-May-2011)
    They hope early testing will lead to diet, lifestyle changes and more successful treatment

  • Study Suggests Supplement May Protect Against Preeclampsia
    (20-May-2011)
    Others warn of possible side effects and urge more research before pregnant women try it

  • Selenium Supplements Might Give Modest Benefit Against Cholesterol
    (17-May-2011)
    But researchers still don't recommend taking the mineral

  • Could Coffee Lower Men's Risk for Prostate Cancer?
    (17-May-2011)
    In study, drinking 6 or more cups per day was linked to reduced odds for aggressive disease, but more research needed

  • U.S. Pushes School Cafeterias Toward Healthier Offerings
    (13-May-2011)
    New federal rules call for less starch and fat, more grains and fresh fruit

  • School Systems Struggle With Lunchroom Costs
    (13-May-2011)
    Providing healthier foods, and teaching kids about them, may pose funding challenge

  • Teaching Kids to Make Healthier Choices May Pay Off
    (13-May-2011)
    After 4-year program in Michigan middle school, health measures improved, study reports

  • Eat Less, Live Longer?
    (13-May-2011)
    People who significantly reduce their caloric intake may prolong their lives, study finds

  • Health Tip: Help Control Crohn's Symptoms
    (10-May-2011)
    Suggestions to manage your diet

  • Health Tip: Evaluate Your Eating Habits
    (09-May-2011)
    To help you lose weight

  • Burning the Midnight Oil May Lead to Weight Gain
    (09-May-2011)
    'Night owls' took in an average 248 more calories per day, study found

  • More People May Benefit From Going Gluten-Free
    (09-May-2011)
    Avoiding troublesome foodstuffs helps even those without celiac symptoms, study finds

  • Kids' Birth Month Seems to Be Linked to Celiac Disease: Study
    (08-May-2011)
    Higher rates of the digestive disorder seen among children born in spring, summer, researchers find

  • Health Tip: Cut Back on Preschoolers' Fat
    (06-May-2011)
    It's not too early to watch their diet

  • Immigrants Eat American Junk Food to Fit In: Study
    (06-May-2011)
    Desire to assimilate drives many newcomers to consume high-fat, high-calorie U.S. foods

  • Dads Who Eat Out Have Kids Who Eat Out, Study Finds
    (06-May-2011)
    Fathers should be urged to make dinner at home an important family ritual, researchers suggest

  • Images of Overweight People Can Thwart Diet, Study Finds
    (05-May-2011)
    Seeing someone with excess pounds may temporarily reduce your commitment to health

  • Calorie Intake Rises When Fast-Food Restaurants Nearby: Study
    (05-May-2011)
    Blacks in the Southeast consumed more if they lived within 5 miles of a fast food restaurant

  • Prolonged Bottle Feeding Boosts Kids' Obesity Risk: Study
    (05-May-2011)
    Nearly one-quarter of 2-year-old bottle feeders were obese at age 5, researchers say

  • Aspirin's Clot-Prevention Ability Blunted by Dietary Fat: Study
    (02-May-2011)
    Fatty acids in bloodstream seem to interfere with the painkiller

  • Study Questions Giving Babies Botanical Supplements, Teas
    (02-May-2011)
    Nearly 1 in 10 infants fed these largely unregulated products, researchers say

  • Family Meals Keep Kids Slimmer, Healthier, Study Finds
    (02-May-2011)
    Eating together also reduces likelihood of eating disorders, researchers say

  • Report Ranks Top Sources of Illness Related to Foods
    (28-Apr-2011)
    Salmonella is leading contaminant, researchers say

  • Anxiety's on the Menu for People With Food Allergies
    (27-Apr-2011)
    Study finds many restaurant workers uninformed about allergens in food, heightening fears

  • Pushing Healthy Lifestyle Cuts Risk of Chronic Disease for Blacks: Study
    (25-Apr-2011)
    Healthy behaviors reduced diabetes, heart disease in couples with one HIV-infected partner

  • Many Americans Ill-Informed About Red Wine, Sea Salt: Survey
    (25-Apr-2011)
    Confusion puts heart health at risk, experts say

  • Heart-Healthy Omega-3s Not Healthy for Prostate: Study
    (25-Apr-2011)
    High blood levels of the fatty acids linked to increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer

  • To Get Americans Healthier, U.S. Targets the Heart
    (22-Apr-2011)
    People urged to eat better, exercise more before risk factors develop

  • Nurse Practitioner Counsels Lifestyle Changes as Key to Heart Health
    (22-Apr-2011)
    It's all about diet and exercise, not medications, she advises

  • Health Tip: Curb Snoring With Lifestyle Changes
    (22-Apr-2011)
    Modify your diet, behavior and sleeping style

  • Pesticide Exposure in Pregnancy Linked to Lower IQ in Kids
    (21-Apr-2011)
    Three new studies on organophosphates can't prove cause-and-effect, however

  • Women Taking Calcium Supplements May Risk Heart Health, Researchers Say
    (20-Apr-2011)
    Authors urge further studies, getting calcium from food instead of pills

  • Health Tip: Some Foods and Drinks That Trigger Heartburn
    (19-Apr-2011)
    Here's what to avoid

  • Lifestyle Changes Can Slash Blood Fat Levels, Experts Say
    (18-Apr-2011)
    Improving exercise, eating habits reduces triglycerides, heart association notes

  • A Good Diet Includes Many Cancer-Fighting Foods: Expert
    (15-Apr-2011)
    The body needs proper nutrition to ward off disease

  • Drug-Resistant Staph Bacteria Found in Meat, Poultry Nationwide
    (15-Apr-2011)
    Exactly what this means in terms of consumer risk still unclear

  • A Good Diet Includes Many Cancer-Fighting Foods: Expert
    (15-Apr-2011)
    The body needs proper nutrition to ward off disease

  • Health Tip: Keep Protein Lean
    (14-Apr-2011)
    Here are some healthier choices

  • Use of Dietary Supplements Keeps Climbing: CDC
    (13-Apr-2011)
    Multivitamins most popular, but experts question whether they're needed

  • Use of Dietary Supplements Keeps Climbing: CDC
    (13-Apr-2011)
    Multivitamins most popular, but experts question whether they're needed

  • An Apple a Day May Help Keep Heart Disease Away
    (12-Apr-2011)
    Dried apples lower bad cholesterol, study found

  • An Apple a Day May Help Keep Heart Disease Away
    (12-Apr-2011)
    Dried apples lower bad cholesterol, study found

  • Health Tip: Choose Healthy Carbohydrates
    (12-Apr-2011)
    Look for whole grains and those high in fiber

  • Japanese Radiation Called No Threat to North American Fish Fans
    (12-Apr-2011)
    Radioisotopes diluted by vast Pacific, and U.S. imports 1% of its fish from Japan, scientists say

  • Fish Oil Promising Against Postpartum Depression in Small Trial
    (12-Apr-2011)
    Moms who took capsules during pregnancy had fewer symptoms, but more study needed

  • An Apple a Day May Help Keep Heart Disease Away
    (12-Apr-2011)
    Dried apples lower bad cholesterol, study found

  • Fish Oil Promising Against Postpartum Depression in Small Trial
    (12-Apr-2011)
    Moms who took capsules during pregnancy had fewer symptoms, but more study needed

  • Health Tip: Boosting Appetite During Chemotherapy
    (11-Apr-2011)
    Make eating easier

  • 'Organic' Label Seems to Make Food Taste Better
    (11-Apr-2011)
    Study found that people preferred products they assumed were healthier for them

  • Having Kids Might Make Young Women Heavier, Less Fit
    (11-Apr-2011)
    Study found they consumed more calories, exercised less

  • Racial Disparities Remain for Health Care for Vets
    (07-Apr-2011)
    VA has made improvements, but more needs to be done, study says

  • Health Tip: Cut Down on Sodium
    (05-Apr-2011)
    And lower your risk of heart problems

  • Soy Foods OK After Breast Cancer: Study
    (05-Apr-2011)
    Preliminary research finds no increased risk of recurrence

  • Can the Dukan Diet Do It?
    (05-Apr-2011)
    Book touting the latest high-protein, hold-the-carbs regimen due here soon, but critics abound

  • Can the Dukan Diet Do It?
    (05-Apr-2011)
    Book touting the latest high-protein, hold-the-carbs regimen due here soon, but critics abound

  • Compulsive Eaters May Have 'Food Addiction,' Study Finds
    (04-Apr-2011)
    Exposure to food 'cues' might trigger same brain reward circuitry involved in drug and alcohol addiction

  • FDA Panel Delays Action on Dyes Used in Foods
    (01-Apr-2011)
    It calls for more research, but many parents and scientists fear link to ADHD

  • Levels of Radiation in Wash. State Milk No Threat to Health: FDA
    (31-Mar-2011)
    In joint statement with EPA, agency says iodine-131 levels fall far below levels thought unsafe

  • Little Oversight on Ingredients in 'Senior' Dog Food, Experts Say
    (30-Mar-2011)
    Pet owners should consult vets when choosing 'mature' dog chow, survey suggests

  • FDA Panel Examines Possible Links Between Food Dyes, ADHD
    (30-Mar-2011)
    It's the first time the agency has ever seriously looked at the issue, experts say

  • Less Stress, Better Sleep May Help You Lose Weight
    (29-Mar-2011)
    Going without the correct balance can interfere with your best efforts, study finds

  • Cyclists Urged to Prep Their Bodies for the Long Haul
    (25-Mar-2011)
    Mainly carbs and liquids needed for the mind and muscles alike, experts say

  • Taking Responsibility for Own Health Often Not Enough
    (25-Mar-2011)
    Pennsylvania survey found 93% hold themselves accountable but 33% don't exercise

  • Poor Eating Habits May Lead to Anemia in Older Women
    (25-Mar-2011)
    Study finds that as nutrient intake declines, risk rises

  • Brain Stimulation Might Help Stroke Patients With Swallowing Problems
    (25-Mar-2011)
    Small, preliminary study found electrical therapy led to improved function in patients

  • Dark Chocolate May Harbor Benefits for the Heart
    (24-Mar-2011)
    Despite possible upside, cocoa carries risks and won't overcome bad health habits, expert says

  • More Added Sugars, More Pounds?
    (24-Mar-2011)
    Study found body weight went up with increases in sugar intake over 27 years

  • Exercise May Blunt Salt's Effect on Hypertension
    (23-Mar-2011)
    The more active you are, the less a high-sodium diet will raise your blood pressure, study suggests

  • Sleep Less, Eat More: Study
    (23-Mar-2011)
    Those who slept 4 hours consumed about 300 more calories a day than those who slept 9 hours

  • Americans' Exposure to Mercury From Fish Won't Harm Hearts: Study
    (23-Mar-2011)
    Large analysis finds no detectable cardiovascular danger

  • Whole Grain Cereal May Help Control Blood Pressure
    (22-Mar-2011)
    Men who consumed seven or more servings a week reduced their risk of hypertension by about 20%, study finds

  • Fiber May Lessen Lifetime Risk for Heart Problems
    (22-Mar-2011)
    Study finds that odds of disease were lowest for those who consumed the most fiber

  • Poor Diet Linked to Early Signs of Heart Risks in Obese Kids
    (22-Mar-2011)
    Lack of healthy food in youth seems to cause inflammation, insulin resistance, study finds

  • Severe Eczema Linked to Lasting Milk, Egg Allergy in Kids
    (21-Mar-2011)
    Mild cases of the skin condition suggest children may outgrow the food reactions, researchers say

  • Outgrowing Milk Allergy May Take Some Babies Longer Than Expected
    (21-Mar-2011)
    Just a third of infants leave their allergy behind by 30 months, study finds

  • Health Tip: Get Creative in the Kitchen
    (15-Mar-2011)
    Solutions for healthier cooking

  • Explosions Continue to Rock Japanese Nuclear Complex
    (15-Mar-2011)
    More radiation released into atmosphere, government officials report

  • Eating Fish Might Protect Your Eyesight
    (14-Mar-2011)
    Study found omega-3 fatty acids linked to lower risk of age-related macular degeneration

  • Explosion Rocks 2nd Nuclear Reactor in Japan
    (14-Mar-2011)
    U.S. radiation expert cites potential health risks to those at the site and beyond

  • Diets Rich in Vitamin B May Help Prevent PMS, Study Finds
    (14-Mar-2011)
    Foods with thiamine, riboflavin had positive effects; vitamin supplements did not

  • Eating Fish Might Protect Your Eyesight
    (14-Mar-2011)
    Study found omega-3 fatty acids linked to lower risk of age-related macular degeneration

  • Crisis Worsens at Crippled Nuke Plant in Japan: Reports
    (13-Mar-2011)
    U.S. radiation expert cites potential health risks to those at the reactors and beyond

  • Radiation Declining at Crippled Nuke Plant in Japan: Official
    (12-Mar-2011)
    U.S. radiation expert cites potential health risks to those at the reactor and beyond

  • Fat Alone, Not Where It Sits, May Be Key to Heart Problems
    (11-Mar-2011)
    Study upends long-held belief that apple-shaped people face highest risk

  • Poor Diet in Pregnancy Tied to Disease in Offspring: Rat Study
    (10-Mar-2011)
    Prenatal malnourishment may affect gene that influences long-term health, researchers suggest

  • 'Good' Cholesterol May Cut Colon Cancer Risk
    (08-Mar-2011)
    Anti-inflammatory properties of HDL cholesterol may ward off cancer, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Don't Let Lost Pounds Return
    (08-Mar-2011)
    Suggestions to maintain a healthy body weight

  • Mediterranean Diet Reduces Risk of Metabolic Syndrome
    (08-Mar-2011)
    Researchers found diet was associated with improved blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol

  • Cartoon Branding Affects Kids' Cereal Choice, Regardless of Taste
    (07-Mar-2011)
    But if no characters are on the box, kids prefer product promoting health over sugar, study finds

  • Potassium-Rich Foods May Cut Stroke, Heart Disease Risk
    (06-Mar-2011)
    Powerful nutrient is found in fish, poultry, dairy and many fruits and vegetables, researchers say

  • To Eat More Fruit, Picture a Fruit Salad
    (06-Mar-2011)
    Visualizing healthy eating helps people do it, research suggests

  • Health Tip: What's Behind Iron Deficiency
    (04-Mar-2011)
    Here are some common risk factors

  • Fish Oil Seems to Help Cancer Patients Preserve Muscle
    (28-Feb-2011)
    Supplements also stave off malnutrition caused by chemo, small Texas study shows

  • Health Tip: If Your Child Has Cystic Fibrosis
    (25-Feb-2011)
    Make sure nutritional needs are met

  • More Evidence Ties Moderate Drinking to Heart Health
    (23-Feb-2011)
    Two new studies find a drink or two a day may cut disease risk, boost 'good' cholesterol

  • Pot Ingredient May Restore Appetite After Chemo
    (23-Feb-2011)
    Cancer patients given THC ate more protein, said food 'tasted better,' small study finds

  • Fast Response Crucial in Outbreaks of Food-Borne Illness: Study
    (23-Feb-2011)
    Scientists say swift action can contain the problem, limit number of infections

  • High Triglyceride Levels Linked to Increased Stroke Risk: Study
    (22-Feb-2011)
    Researchers suggest this blood fat should become part of prevention guidelines

  • Eating Breakfast May Lead Teen Moms to Better Health
    (15-Feb-2011)
    Their offspring benefit too, expert says, from a healthier role model

  • Calorie Labels Don't Affect Kids' Fast-Food Choices
    (15-Feb-2011)
    In study, labeling got noticed but didn't influence orders

  • Energy Drinks May Hurt Kids: Study
    (14-Feb-2011)
    Children with existing health or emotional issues most at risk, researchers say

  • Berries May Offer Sweet Protection Against Parkinson's Disease
    (14-Feb-2011)
    They're rich in an antioxidant that seems to shield men and women from the illness, study finds

  • Diet High in Fiber Might Lengthen Your Life
    (14-Feb-2011)
    Eating lots of whole grains reduced risk of dying from any cause, study found

  • Folate May Not Protect Against Premature Birth
    (10-Feb-2011)
    But experts stress crucial nutrient still protects against birth defects

  • Folate May Not Protect Against Premature Birth
    (10-Feb-2011)
    But experts stress crucial nutrient still protects against birth defects

  • Health Tip: Teach Kids About Portion Control
    (09-Feb-2011)
    They may be less likely to overeat

  • Can Diet Soda Boost Your Stroke Risk?
    (09-Feb-2011)
    Researchers find a 61% increased risk among those who drink daily

  • Mouse Study Suggests New Clues to Celiac Disease
    (09-Feb-2011)
    Retinoic acid might spur digestive disorder in those with genetic susceptibility

  • Processed, Fatty Foods May Dumb Down Your Kids: Study
    (08-Feb-2011)
    But healthful diet for toddlers can boost intelligence later on, researchers say

  • Kids' Rising Obesity Rates Due to Bad Habits, Not Genes: Study
    (07-Feb-2011)
    Sedentary lifestyles, poor food choices must be addressed to reverse trend, researcher says

  • Giving Baby Solid Foods Too Early Linked to Obesity Later
    (07-Feb-2011)
    But the risk was found only in bottle-fed babies, study reports

  • Healthier Lifestyles May Prevent 340,000 U.S. Cancers a Year: Study
    (04-Feb-2011)
    Regular exercise, balanced diet, limited alcohol help ward off disease, researchers find

  • Quality of Family Mealtimes May Affect Kids' Asthma
    (04-Feb-2011)
    Keeping dinner conversation free from TV, disruptions linked to better health, study found

  • Cancer on the Rise in Developing Countries: Report
    (04-Feb-2011)
    As economies grow, nations see increasing rates of lifestyle-related diseases, experts say

  • Restrictive Diet May Reduce ADHD Symptoms
    (04-Feb-2011)
    But researchers add that not all kids helped; long-term effectiveness unknown

  • How to Survive Super Bowl Excesses
    (03-Feb-2011)
    For those who tend to overindulge in food and alcohol, a doctor has a few simple tips

  • Better Nutrition Seems to Help Preemies With Lung Disease
    (02-Feb-2011)
    Babies with above-average weight gain showed the most improvement, small study finds

  • Half of Adults Have Hypertension or High Cholesterol: CDC
    (01-Feb-2011)
    Many Americans with these conditions are not treated effectively, health officials say

  • New U.S. Dietary Guidelines Focus on Salt Reduction
    (31-Jan-2011)
    Slashing sodium intake, switching to healthier fats key features of advisory

  • 'Western' Diet May Raise Risk of Kidney Function Decline
    (28-Jan-2011)
    Eating more whole grains, fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy offers protection, study suggests

  • Teens With Food Allergies May Feel Unsafe at School
    (28-Jan-2011)
    Younger children report feeling more confident because of greater supervision, small study finds

  • Kids Fed Unhealthy Foods Learn to Prefer Them
    (27-Jan-2011)
    U.S. preschoolers able to recognize fast-food, cola brand images, study found

  • TV: A Sneaky Part of the Food Pyramid
    (27-Jan-2011)
    Many restaurants have them, but experts say they promote bad eating habits

  • Changing Parental Behavior May Help Obese Kids Lose Weight
    (25-Jan-2011)
    Young children of parents who took classes in nutrition, exercise kept weight off for 2 years

  • Health Tip: Seniors, Focus on Nutrition
    (20-Jan-2011)
    And avoid complications of malnourishment

  • Daily Fruit, Veggies May Cut Risk of Heart Disease Death
    (19-Jan-2011)
    Extra servings linked to greater reductions in risk, study suggests

  • Big Breakfast May Not Lead to Fewer Daily Calories
    (17-Jan-2011)
    Large morning meal doesn't deter people from chowing down later, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Slow Down When You Eat
    (14-Jan-2011)
    You may wind up eating less

  • U.S. Aims to Make School Lunches Healthier
    (13-Jan-2011)
    Less salt and fat, more fruits and veggies on the menu, USDA proposes

  • High Level of 'Good' Cholesterol Alone May Not Protect Heart
    (12-Jan-2011)
    How well HDL functions may matter more than how high the level is, research suggests

  • Sugary Drinks, Foods Might Put Teens at Risk for Heart Disease
    (10-Jan-2011)
    Study found those who consumed the most showed more signs of pending cardiovascular trouble

  • Sugary Drinks, Foods Might Put Teens at Risk for Heart Disease
    (10-Jan-2011)
    Study found those who consumed the most showed more signs of pending cardiovascular trouble

  • Fish Oil May Help Some Heart Failure Patients
    (05-Jan-2011)
    Omega-3 fatty acid supplements seem to boost heart function, study finds

  • Health Tip: Prepare for Grocery Shopping
    (04-Jan-2011)
    To help save time and money

  • Obama to Sign Bill to Improve U.S. Food Safety
    (04-Jan-2011)
    Measure gives FDA new powers to protect public

  • Healthy Habits in Youth Tied to Better Adult Cholesterol Levels
    (03-Jan-2011)
    Poor lifestyle factors such as gaining body fat, smoking linked to high-risk levels, study finds

  • Food Diary a Great Tool for Losing Weight, Expert Says
    (03-Jan-2011)
    Keep it simple, write down everything you eat and share with a nutritionist, he advises

  • Urban Wildlife Adopt Not-so-Healthful Human Diet, Study Finds
    (30-Dec-2010)
    Processed foods may contribute to high cholesterol seen in foxes, raccoons

  • Urban Wildlife Adopt Not-so-Healthful Human Diet, Study Finds
    (30-Dec-2010)
    Processed foods may contribute to high cholesterol seen in foxes, raccoons

  • For Cholesterol Control, Experts Urge More Than Meds
    (28-Dec-2010)
    Without lifestyle changes too, people remain susceptible to chronic health problems

  • Woman Struggles to Control Cholesterol
    (28-Dec-2010)
    Diet, exercise, medication employed to cope with extraordinarily high levels

  • For Cholesterol Control, Experts Urge More Than Meds
    (28-Dec-2010)
    Without lifestyle changes too, people remain susceptible to chronic health problems

  • Dieting Resolution Works Best When Done in Stages: Expert
    (28-Dec-2010)
    Setting a goal, visualizing it, then taking small steps boost odds of success

  • Type of Formula May Influence Infant Weight Gain
    (27-Dec-2010)
    Babies fed cow's milk-based formula gained faster, study finds

  • Surviving the Holiday Buffet
    (24-Dec-2010)
    Expert tips on enjoying yourself without getting indigestion

  • Vegetarian Diet Cuts Kidney Patients' Levels of Toxic Phosphorus
    (23-Dec-2010)
    Diet made it easier to eliminate potentially hazardous substance from blood, urine

  • Too Much Fried Fish Might Help Make South the 'Stroke Belt'
    (22-Dec-2010)
    Researchers find clue to region's high rate of 'brain attacks'

  • U.S. Food-Safety Laws Overhauled
    (22-Dec-2010)
    Bill awaiting Obama's signature would give FDA new powers to protect public

  • Psoriasis Linked to Raised Heart Risks
    (20-Dec-2010)
    40% of study patients with skin disorder had factors such as diabetes, obesity

  • Whole-Fat Dairy Products May Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study
    (20-Dec-2010)
    Rare fatty acid found more in whole milk, yogurt and cheeses, researcher explains

  • U.S. Spending Millions to See if Herbs Truly Work
    (16-Dec-2010)
    Research aims to remove the mystery around popular dietary supplements

  • Inhalers Linked to Higher Odds of Diabetes in Asthma, COPD Patients
    (16-Dec-2010)
    But the risk may stem from a 'pro-inflammatory' diet rather than corticosteroids, one expert contends

  • Most Young Children Consume Caffeine Each Day
    (16-Dec-2010)
    Much of it comes through sodas, and it can keep them awake, study suggests

  • U.S. Spending Millions to See if Herbs Truly Work
    (16-Dec-2010)
    Research aims to remove the mystery around popular dietary supplements

  • Death Rate From Heart Disease, Stroke Drops Off Over Decade
    (15-Dec-2010)
    But success is costly and much too limited, experts say

  • Health Tip: Make Small Changes to Cut Calories
    (14-Dec-2010)
    Minimal efforts will add up

  • Many Brain Tumor Patients Turn to Alternative Therapies
    (13-Dec-2010)
    With so many trying homeopathy, supplements as last resort, researchers urge doctors to offer guidance

  • Kids Not So Stuck on Sugary Breakfast Cereals, Study Finds
    (13-Dec-2010)
    When given a choice and with fruit on hand, most will be happy with low-sugar fare

  • What's Good for Heart May Also Be Good for Brain
    (13-Dec-2010)
    High 'good' cholesterol seems to protect against Alzheimer's disease, study finds

  • Weight Gain Seems to Change the Brain's Response to Food
    (10-Dec-2010)
    Over time, overeating slows people's built-in reward systems, expert suggest

  • Those Sweet Pet Treats May Foster Fatness
    (08-Dec-2010)
    Sugar appearing more now in dog and cat treats as veterinarian warns of the consequences

  • Certain Formulations of Omega-3s Might Help With Depression
    (08-Dec-2010)
    A DHA-EPA combo seemed to work, but should never be a patient's only option, experts said

  • Health Tip: Choose Heart-Healthy Foods
    (07-Dec-2010)
    To protect against heart attack and stroke

  • Contaminated Butter Points to Need for Better Surveillance, Study Says
    (07-Dec-2010)
    After finding flame retardants in samples and wrappers, researchers say U.S. government testing needed

  • Health Tip: Choosing Baby's Formula
    (06-Dec-2010)
    Suggestions to help you plan what's best for you and your baby

  • Lifestyle Key to Preventing Stroke, Guidelines Say
    (02-Dec-2010)
    Number of strokes rising in U.S., but deaths drop almost one-third

  • Hearing Loss in Elderly May Be Linked to Folate Deficiency
    (01-Dec-2010)
    Too little folic acid seems to affect auditory system, study finds

  • Can Omega-3 Foods Prevent Eye Disease in Seniors?
    (01-Dec-2010)
    Those who regularly eat shellfish, fish less likely to develop macular degeneration, study suggests

  • Vitamin D Guidelines Edge Upwards, But Most Americans Getting Enough: Report
    (30-Nov-2010)
    Institute of Medicine experts also say most people are taking in enough calcium daily

  • Kids Who Eat Fruits, Veggies May Cut Heart Risk
    (29-Nov-2010)
    And threats to heart can be seen in children as young as 9, second study says

  • Rate of Eating Disorders in Kids Keeps Rising
    (29-Nov-2010)
    Anorexia and bulimia showing up more often in boys, minorities, experts report

  • Kids Who Eat Fruits, Veggies May Cut Heart Risk
    (29-Nov-2010)
    And threats to heart can be seen in children as young as 9, second study says

  • School Vending Machines Undermine Student Nutrition
    (28-Nov-2010)
    Most carry junk food, which ups students' sugar consumption, study shows

  • Health Tip: If You Have Fructose Intolerance
    (25-Nov-2010)
    You may have to limit certain foods

  • Obesity Epidemic Threatens Fido, Fluffy, Too
    (25-Nov-2010)
    This Thanksgiving, curb the urge to indulge your overweight pet, experts say

  • Fresh Seafood Shouldn't Smell Fishy, Food Science Expert Says
    (25-Nov-2010)
    Following tips for buying, storing fish and shellfish can keep your meal safe and delicious

  • More Protein, Fewer Refined Carbs May Keep Weight Off
    (24-Nov-2010)
    Study found low-glycemic index foods such as whole-grain breads led to less weight regain

  • Keep Stress Off the Holiday Meal Menu, Expert Advises
    (24-Nov-2010)
    Don't try to do everything, just do what you can to have a happy Thanksgiving

  • Preparation Can Help Kids With Nut Allergies Travel Safely
    (24-Nov-2010)
    Pack snacks, meds and sanitizing wipes to reduce likelihood of a reaction, expert suggests

  • More Protein, Fewer Refined Carbs May Keep Weight Off
    (24-Nov-2010)
    Study found low-glycemic index foods such as whole-grain breads led to less weight regain

  • Eat Your Fruits & Veggies for Longer Life
    (22-Nov-2010)
    Antioxidant alpha-carotene seems tied to lowered death risk, researchers find

  • Experimental Drug Raises Good Cholesterol Levels in Early Trial
    (17-Nov-2010)
    Results need to be confirmed in larger studies, experts note

  • Experimental Drug Raises Good Cholesterol Levels in Early Trial
    (17-Nov-2010)
    Results need to be confirmed in larger studies, experts note

  • Energy Drinks May Fuel College Kids' Alcohol Use
    (17-Nov-2010)
    Frequent consumption of caffeine-loaded beverages tied to greater boozing in study

  • FDA Cracks Down on Caffeinated Alcohol Drinks
    (17-Nov-2010)
    Products, which are popular with children and young adults, are unsafe, agency says

  • Study Urges Teens to Cut Down on Salt
    (15-Nov-2010)
    Doing so could reduce risk of high blood pressure, heart disease later in life

  • Omega-3 Supplements Won't Fight Irregular Heartbeat
    (15-Nov-2010)
    Study found they did not reduce recurrences of dangerous atrial fibrillation

  • Health Tip: Omega 3s Are Essential Fatty Acids
    (12-Nov-2010)
    But your body doesn't produce them

  • Sight of Meat Puts People at Ease, Study Suggests
    (12-Nov-2010)
    Finding surprised researchers who expected a more aggressive response

  • High Cholesterol in Middle Age May Not Raise Dementia Risk for Women
    (11-Nov-2010)
    Small Swedish study refutes conventional wisdom, but some experts skeptical

  • Are You at Risk of Developing Diabetes?
    (11-Nov-2010)
    Know the risk factors and warning signs, experts advise

  • Many Kids Skipping Meals, Snacking Instead
    (11-Nov-2010)
    U.S. survey finds they typically miss breakfast or dinner but get lunch at school

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Foodborne Illness
    (10-Nov-2010)
    Suggestions to try at the grocery store

  • Positive Attitude, Planning May Help Women Through Menopause
    (10-Nov-2010)
    Women should start preparing for the change when they hit perimenopause, specialist says

  • Women Who Drink Sugary Beverages Raise Risk of Gout
    (10-Nov-2010)
    Study found risk increased with consumption of high-fructose drinks

  • Special Infant Formula Might Help Shield Babies from Type 1 Diabetes
    (10-Nov-2010)
    Study suggested a protective effect, but experts say it's too early for recommendations

  • Higher Statin Doses Linked to Fewer Heart Attacks, Stroke
    (09-Nov-2010)
    Strategy reduced risk but increased side effects, researchers found

  • Soy Chemicals May Lower Risk for Invasive Breast Cancer
    (09-Nov-2010)
    Other studies at cancer meeting look at effect on women of hormone therapy, exercise

  • U.S. Government Food Program Needs Improving: Report
    (04-Nov-2010)
    Institute of Medicine calls for healthier meals for kids, adults in day care facilities

  • Poor Diet May Make COPD Worse, Study Finds
    (02-Nov-2010)
    Antioxidant deficiency tied to lower lung function, especially for men

  • Online Feedback May Boost Weight-Loss Success
    (02-Nov-2010)
    Adding computer-generated messages to program increased effectiveness, researchers found

  • Fish Oil Supplements May Not Slow Alzheimer's
    (02-Nov-2010)
    Study found no cognitive differences between those who took them and those who didn't

  • Fish Oil Supplements May Not Slow Alzheimer's
    (02-Nov-2010)
    Study found no cognitive differences between those who took them and those who didn't

  • Adding Monounsaturated Fats to Diet May Boost Heart Health
    (01-Nov-2010)
    Study found evidence of higher 'good' cholesterol levels and decreased 'bad' levels

  • Adding Monounsaturated Fats to Diet May Boost Heart Health
    (01-Nov-2010)
    Study found evidence of higher 'good' cholesterol levels and decreased 'bad' levels

  • Adding Monounsaturated Fats to Diet May Boost Heart Health
    (01-Nov-2010)
    Study found evidence of higher 'good' cholesterol levels and decreased 'bad' levels

  • High-Calorie Drinks Still Widely Sold in U.S. Elementary Schools
    (01-Nov-2010)
    Despite national guidelines, nearly half of students can buy unhealthy beverages, study finds

  • Eating Peanuts While Pregnant May Raise Child's Allergy Risks
    (01-Nov-2010)
    Link found between moms-to-be who consumed them and nut sensitivity in infants

  • Halloween Candy Has Limited Shelf Life
    (31-Oct-2010)
    Chocolates past expiration date may cause illness, expert says

  • Eating Whole Grains, Fewer Refined Grains, May Help Heart
    (27-Oct-2010)
    Substituting brown rice for white is one way to reduce harmful type of body fat, study finds

  • Healthy Living Can Prevent Nearly 25% of Colorectal Cancers
    (27-Oct-2010)
    Study cites good diet, exercise, moderate drinking among key factors

  • Dietary Fats Seem to Affect Sperm Quality
    (26-Oct-2010)
    Harvard researchers found downside to saturated and monounsaturated fats

  • Fish Oil Might Help Fight Gum Disease
    (26-Oct-2010)
    Study found eating moderate amounts of omega-3 fatty acids seemed beneficial

  • Fish Oil Might Help Fight Gum Disease
    (26-Oct-2010)
    Study found eating moderate amounts of omega-3 fatty acids seemed beneficial

  • Counseling for New Moms Can Sway Kids' Eating Habits
    (22-Oct-2010)
    Program helped children eat healthier, avoid overweight, researchers found

  • Counseling for New Moms Can Sway Kids' Eating Habits
    (22-Oct-2010)
    Program helped children eat healthier, avoid overweight, researchers found

  • People Less Likely to Buy Junk Food When Paying Cash
    (21-Oct-2010)
    Credit, debit cards seem to encourage impulsive shopping for unhealthy items, study finds

  • Americans' Salt Intake Unchanged Over 50 Years
    (20-Oct-2010)
    Intense efforts to limit sodium in U.S. diet aren't working, an expert says

  • Can Coffee, Tea Lower Brain Cancer Risk?
    (20-Oct-2010)
    International study found evidence that daily consumption may cut chances of developing gliomas by up to 34 percent

  • Pediatricians Issue New Iron Guidelines
    (19-Oct-2010)
    Up to 15% of children under age 3 don't get enough, AAP says

  • Pediatricians Issue New Iron Guidelines
    (19-Oct-2010)
    Up to 15% of children under age 3 don't get enough, AAP says

  • Soy May Reduce Breast Cancer Recurrence: Study
    (18-Oct-2010)
    But benefit was only seen in postmenopausal women and the trial was small

  • Can Vitamin B12 Reduce Alzheimer's Risk?
    (18-Oct-2010)
    Finnish study hints at a link, but experts call the trial small and preliminary

  • Soy May Reduce Breast Cancer Recurrence: Study
    (18-Oct-2010)
    But benefit was only seen in postmenopausal women and the trial was small

  • Halloween Extra Scary When Kids Have Nut Allergies
    (17-Oct-2010)
    Parents urged to prepare in advance so children don't miss out on the fun

  • Health Tip: If You Have Trouble Absorbing Nutrients
    (15-Oct-2010)
    Some possible signs of malabsorption

  • Tyrannosarus Rex Was a Cannibal
    (15-Oct-2010)
    Fossil bones of meat-eating dinosaur show 'frequent' T-Rex tooth marks, paleontologist finds

  • Genes May Help Explain High Blood Pressure in Blacks
    (14-Oct-2010)
    Excessive production of sodium-regulating hormone cited in study

  • U.S. Hispanics Outlive General Population: CDC
    (13-Oct-2010)
    Experts can't pinpoint one single cause but say lifestyle may help

  • Front of Food Labels Should Focus on Calories, Salt, Fats: Report
    (13-Oct-2010)
    Experts say this info gives consumers best guidance to cut disease risk

  • Front of Food Labels Should Focus on Calories, Salt, Fats: Report
    (13-Oct-2010)
    Experts say this info gives consumers best guidance to cut disease risk

  • Health Tip: Keeping Diabetes Under Control
    (08-Oct-2010)
    Eating right is key

  • Health Tip: Feed Your Toddler Enough Iron
    (07-Oct-2010)
    How to offer sufficient iron in the diet

  • Trans Fats While Breast-Feeding May Plump Up Baby
    (06-Oct-2010)
    More research needed to see how mom's fatty diet affects infant's long-term health, study notes

  • Doctors' Weight Loss Talks Better When Empathetic
    (06-Oct-2010)
    Patients much more likely to lose weight if they feel like a partner in care, researchers find

  • Health Tip: Are You Deficient in Vitamin B-12?
    (05-Oct-2010)
    Here are possible causes

  • Moms' Influence on Kids' Weight Starts in Pregnancy, Study Finds
    (04-Oct-2010)
    But most underestimate their own ability to help stop cycle of obesity, researchers say

  • Fizzy Drinks Activate Nasal Pain Sensors, Lab Study Finds
    (04-Oct-2010)
    Carbonation provokes same spicy, burning sensation as mustard, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Cut Down on Sodium
    (04-Oct-2010)
    Suggestions for eating less salt

  • Anorexic Teens May Gain From Whole-Family Treatment
    (04-Oct-2010)
    Instead of blaming parents, these experts involve them in recovery process

  • U.S. Kids Filling Up on 'Empty Calories,' Study Finds
    (01-Oct-2010)
    Excess fats and added sugars will lead to health woes later on, experts say

  • Doctors' Health, Well-Being Affect Patient Counseling
    (01-Oct-2010)
    Those who live healthy lifestyle more likely to offer beneficial advice, study finds

  • How People With Type 2 Diabetes Can Lose Weight, Keep It Off: Study
    (28-Sep-2010)
    Intensive lifestyle change program yielded better results than support group

  • Poor Health Habits Linked to Subpar Work Performance
    (28-Sep-2010)
    Employees who smoke, don't exercise or eat right take more time off, are less productive, study finds

  • Health Tip: Work Fruits and Veggies Into Your Diet
    (27-Sep-2010)
    Some tasty ideas

  • Study Finds Teens Think Sports Drinks Are Healthy
    (27-Sep-2010)
    But marketing these beverages as healthful doesn't make them so, experts say

  • Celiac Disease Seems to Be on the Rise, Mainly in Elderly: Study
    (27-Sep-2010)
    Blood markers for the disease rose from 1 in every 501 individuals in 1974 to 1 in 219 by 1989

  • U.S. Kids Drink Too Little Water: Study
    (26-Sep-2010)
    And sugary beverages account for much of their fluid intake

  • Cholesterol Levels Count in Kidney Disease Patients: Study
    (24-Sep-2010)
    When malnutrition, inflammation are not present, high levels raise heart disease risk, research shows

  • Natural Pet Foods May Not Always Be Best Choice
    (22-Sep-2010)
    Such chow 'based more on market demand from owners' than quality, veterinarian says

  • Consumer Activists Want Modified Salmon to Be Labeled
    (22-Sep-2010)
    The animals grow twice as fast due to genetic engineering; FDA decision on approval isn't expected for months

  • FDA Advisers Consider Approval of Genetically Modified Salmon
    (21-Sep-2010)
    The animals grow twice as fast due to genetic engineering, but critics fear risks to health and the environment

  • FDA Advisers Weigh Approval of Genetically Modified Salmon
    (20-Sep-2010)
    The animals grow twice as fast due to genetic engineering, but critics fear risks to health and the environment

  • Most Americans Don't Get Daily Exercise
    (18-Sep-2010)
    Only 5% reported vigorous physical activity within preceding 24-hour period, researchers found

  • Diet to Prevent Hypertension Also Helps Prevent Kidney Stones
    (16-Sep-2010)
    New findings related to DASH diet, which is high in produce, dairy products and whole grains

  • Two New Programs Aim to Prevent, Treat Childhood Obesity
    (13-Sep-2010)
    U.S. National Institutes of Health investing $72 million in effort to curb growing problem

  • New On the Menu: Genetically Modified Salmon?
    (10-Sep-2010)
    FDA may approve fish that grow twice as fast due to genetic engineering

  • Most Americans Still Not Eating Enough Fruits, Veggies
    (09-Sep-2010)
    No state has yet met the federal goals for consumption, CDC report finds

  • Health Tip: When You Feed Baby Formula
    (08-Sep-2010)
    Tips for preparation and serving

  • Health Tip: Making Healthy Lunch Choices
    (07-Sep-2010)
    Offer kids healthier alternatives

  • Low-Carb Diets Heavy on Meat May Raise Health Risks
    (07-Sep-2010)
    But vegetable-based low-carb plans lowered death rates from cancer and heart disease, study finds

  • Keep Health in Mind When Planning School Day Menus
    (06-Sep-2010)
    Expert urges parents to pack some variety and nutrition into kids' lunch boxes

  • College Students Reminded to Wash Their Hands
    (06-Sep-2010)
    Making good hygiene a habit can help stop spread of flu at school, expert says

  • Parents Can Take Steps to Boost Kids' Health, Well-Being
    (04-Sep-2010)
    Pediatrician offers tips to start the school year right

  • Sleep-Deprived Teens Eat More Fat, Study Finds
    (01-Sep-2010)
    Those who get less than eight hours a night at risk for obesity, experts say

  • Can Fruits, Veggies Help Ward Off Lung Cancer?
    (31-Aug-2010)
    The wider the variety consumed by smokers, the greater the benefit, study suggests

  • 'DASH Diet' Shown to Lower Heart Attack Risk Almost 20%
    (31-Aug-2010)
    Eating more fruits and vegetables, fewer fats can cut your 10-year risk of heart disease, study says

  • Low-Dose Omega-3 Fatty Acids Don't Protect Heart Patients
    (30-Aug-2010)
    Dutch study finds consuming small amounts in margarine daily didn't prevent cardiac trouble

  • Food Better Than Supplements for Cancer Prevention: Expert
    (27-Aug-2010)
    Always check with a doctor, dietician before taking supplements, she advises

  • Food Better Than Supplements for Cancer Prevention: Expert
    (27-Aug-2010)
    Always check with a doctor, dietician before taking supplements, she advises

  • Black Rice May Be Cheap Source of Antioxidants
    (26-Aug-2010)
    Bran extracts could be added to food, beverages, and provide a natural colorant, scientists say

  • Eggs Being Produced by Recall Farms Safe, if Pasteurized, Experts Say
    (26-Aug-2010)
    Treated eggs can be used in products such as salad dressings, cookie dough and cake mixes

  • Widely Used Plastics Chemical Linked to Testosterone Boost
    (26-Aug-2010)
    Greater exposure to BPA associated with slight rise in hormone levels in men, researchers say

  • Bottled Teas May Not Deliver on Antioxidants
    (23-Aug-2010)
    20 bottles of some types needed to get the polyphenols of one home-brewed cup, study finds

  • Scientists Shock Spuds in Bid to Boost Antioxidants
    (23-Aug-2010)
    Exposure to ultrasound also improved nutritional levels, researchers claim

  • Could Drinking Water Before Meals Help You Lose Weight?
    (23-Aug-2010)
    People who drank two glasses prior to eating dropped more pounds, study found

  • FDA Chief Says More Egg Recalls Possible
    (23-Aug-2010)
    Nearly 2,000 reports of salmonella infections in people in about 22 states

  • 2nd Egg Recall Linked to Salmonella Under Way
    (22-Aug-2010)
    Producer says there have been laboratory-confirmed cases of Salmonella enteritidis

  • Adding Fish Oil to Low-Fat/High-Carb Diet May Improve Cholesterol
    (20-Aug-2010)
    Strategy helped those with cluster of unhealthy heart risk factors, study found

  • Green, Leafy Vegetables Linked to Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk
    (20-Aug-2010)
    More study needed to clarify role that diet plays in development of the disease, researchers say

  • 2nd Egg Recall Linked to Salmonella Under Way
    (20-Aug-2010)
    Producer says there have been laboratory-confirmed cases of Salmonella enteritidis

  • Health Tip: Make Time for Healthy Meals
    (19-Aug-2010)
    They can still be quick and easy

  • Nationwide Recall of Eggs Linked to Salmonella Expanded
    (19-Aug-2010)
    More than 250 people sickened by germ as Iowa company recalls 380 million eggs

  • Nationwide Egg Recall Underway
    (18-Aug-2010)
    More than 250 sickened by salmonella as Iowa company recalls 228 million eggs

  • Early Care Urged for Patients With Trouble Swallowing
    (17-Aug-2010)
    'Dysphagia' significantly impacts hospital resources and patient outcomes, researchers say

  • Small Amounts of Dark Chocolate May Guard Against Heart Failure
    (16-Aug-2010)
    Study found Swedish women who ate it a few times a month were protected

  • Proper Training for Marathon Run Takes Time, Experts Say
    (15-Aug-2010)
    Advice includes building up mileage slowly and avoiding overtraining

  • Many Patients Say 'No' to Chocolate As Medicine
    (12-Aug-2010)
    Study found people preferred pills to the antioxidant-rich sweet to lower blood pressure

  • Cholesterol Levels Fluctuate With Menstrual Cycle
    (10-Aug-2010)
    Readings should be done at the same time in woman's cycle, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Eat Lots of Fiber
    (10-Aug-2010)
    Here are high-fiber food choices

  • Gardening, Cooking Parties Double Kids' Veggie Consumption
    (10-Aug-2010)
    Researchers report that eight-week program reaped big rewards among kindergarteners

  • Health Tip: Get the Nutrients You Need
    (09-Aug-2010)
    Are some essentials missing from your diet?

  • Food Labels Lead to Healthy Food Choices
    (09-Aug-2010)
    Label readers consume fewer calories, less saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, sugars, study finds

  • Your Pet's Food Dish Could Serve Up Salmonella
    (09-Aug-2010)
    Study tracks the gut bugs' progress from tainted dry food to children's tummies

  • 'Locally Grown' May Mean Healthier, But Not Always
    (06-Aug-2010)
    Knowing foods' origins can help consumers make smart, nutritional choices

  • 'Locally Grown' May Mean Healthier, But Not Always
    (06-Aug-2010)
    Knowing foods' origins can help consumers make smart, nutritional choices

  • Farmer's Markets Reflect Go-Local Boom
    (06-Aug-2010)

  • Dorm With Cafeteria May Boost College Weight Gain
    (03-Aug-2010)
    Walking farther for meals seems to keep freshmen slimmer, study finds

  • Lack of Food Puts Kids at Risk for Asthma, Other Chronic Ills
    (03-Aug-2010)
    Repeated episodes of hunger linked to long-term poor health, study found

  • Weight Gain Eroding Americans' Quality of Life
    (03-Aug-2010)
    'Healthy days per year' lost due to overweight has doubled since 1993, study shows

  • Western Diet Populates Kids' Stomachs With Bad Bacteria
    (02-Aug-2010)
    Study found African children who ate more natural diet, were breast-fed longer had more good bacteria

  • Calcium Supplements Linked to Boost in Heart Attack Risk
    (30-Jul-2010)
    People should get needed mineral through their diet, researchers say

  • FDA Cites Its Food Safety Web Site
    (28-Jul-2010)
    More than 100 problems identified so far, agency says

  • Urge Kids to Drink Water During Hot Weather: Expert
    (23-Jul-2010)
    Make sure it's readily available and watch for signs of dehydration, doctor advises

  • Some on Statins May Not Need Boost in 'Good' Cholesterol
    (22-Jul-2010)
    High-dose users with very low 'bad' cholesterol don't benefit, researchers say

  • Prenatal Vitamin Levels a Concern After Weight Loss Surgery
    (21-Jul-2010)
    Child born blind because of vitamin A deficiency, study says

  • Cholesterol Screening Rates Too Low in Young U.S. Adults: CDC
    (19-Jul-2010)
    About half get tested, while up to one-quarter have high 'bad' levels, research shows

  • Autistic Kids Often Fussier Eaters, but Nutrition OK
    (19-Jul-2010)
    Slower, pickier eating can arise in infancy, but growth tends to be unimpaired, study finds

  • Major Fast Food Chains Have Reduced Trans Fats
    (16-Jul-2010)
    McDonald's, Burger King and Wendy's sizzle increasingly fewer fries in the unhealthful fats, study shows

  • Health Tip: Take Steps Toward a Healthier Lifestyle
    (14-Jul-2010)
    Don't try to do everything at once

  • Program Teaches Parents How to Nurture Healthy Eaters
    (13-Jul-2010)
    Early feeding practices can play critical role in kids' eating patterns, study suggests

  • Screening Guidelines Miss Many Kids With High Cholesterol
    (12-Jul-2010)
    Researchers suggest that universal testing may be a better option

  • Health Tip: Eating a Well-Balanced Vegetarian Diet
    (12-Jul-2010)
    Some nutrients may be more difficult to come by

  • Salsa, Guacamole Rising Source of Foodborne Illness: CDC
    (12-Jul-2010)
    Nearly 1 in 25 restaurant-linked outbreaks over recent decade tied to these popular items, experts say

  • Vitamins D, E Might Help Maintain Brain Health
    (12-Jul-2010)
    3 studies show links between levels of the nutrients and odds for dementia, Parkinson's

  • Health Tip: Managing Dietary Fat
    (08-Jul-2010)
    Suggestions for choosing better foods

  • Fish Oil Supplements Linked to Lower Risk of Breast Cancer: Study
    (08-Jul-2010)
    32 percent reduced odds seen in postmenopausal women, but more study is needed, researchers say

  • Kids See Fewer Ads for Sweets, More for Fast Food: Study
    (06-Jul-2010)
    Analysis of TV advertising also uncovers racial gap, researchers say

  • Statins May Lower Rates of Prostate Cancer Recurrence
    (28-Jun-2010)
    But connection needs to be confirmed by future study, researcher says

  • FDA Urges Limiting Antibiotics in Meat
    (28-Jun-2010)
    The practice is encouraging microbial resistance to drugs that fight infections in humans, agency says

  • Mercury's Threat Greater in Ocean Fish Than Freshwater: Study
    (27-Jun-2010)
    Composition of seawater makes the difference, researchers say

  • Red Wine Compound Could Point to Treatment for Eye Diseases
    (25-Jun-2010)
    Resveratrol appears to block harmful blood vessel growth, study finds

  • Most Americans Get Too Much Salt
    (24-Jun-2010)
    Much of it comes from processed foods that don't taste salty, CDC experts say

  • Cavities in Baby Teeth May Come From Poor Food Choices
    (22-Jun-2010)
    Dental office a good place to offer education on kids' nutrition, researcher says

  • More Evidence That B Vitamins Alone Won't Counter Heart Risks
    (22-Jun-2010)
    Heart attacks, strokes not reduced in those taking B12 and folic acid supplements, study finds

  • Cartoon Characters Sell Kids on Unhealthy Foods
    (21-Jun-2010)
    Using likes of Shrek and Dora to market treats should be banned, researcher says

  • People May Skip Soft Drinks Rather Than Pay More
    (18-Jun-2010)
    When cost increased, consumption dropped, study found

  • Hopes Dashed That Vitamin D Reduces Cancer Risk
    (18-Jun-2010)
    Researchers did find those with high levels more likely to develop pancreatic cancer

  • Iodine Levels a Worry as Salt Use Declines
    (17-Jun-2010)
    Pregnant women and infants are of particular concern to thyroid experts

  • Why Some Like Things Salty
    (16-Jun-2010)
    Genes prime some folks to be 'supertasters,' research finds

  • Mediterranean Diet Linked to Better Cardiac Function
    (15-Jun-2010)
    Was associated with more heart rate variability in study

  • Mediterranean Diet Linked to Better Cardiac Function
    (15-Jun-2010)
    Was associated with more heart rate variability in study

  • Vitamin B6 Tied to Lowered Lung Cancer Risk
    (15-Jun-2010)
    But cause-and-effect not clear, and supplements are no excuse to keep smoking, experts say

  • Diet, Meds and Smoking Linked to Eye Disease Risks
    (14-Jun-2010)
    Good nutrition staved off cataracts; some drugs, smoking increased vision problems, studies found

  • Brown Rice Bests White for Diabetes Prevention
    (14-Jun-2010)
    Five servings of white rice weekly can up risk of type 2 diabetes, researchers report

  • Least Healthy More Apt to Think Genes Explain Disease Risk
    (11-Jun-2010)
    Survey also found these people were not as interested in information on lifestyle changes

  • Genes May Be a Source of Vitamin D Deficiency
    (10-Jun-2010)
    Analysis found particular genotype that doubled risk

  • Don't Count on Selenium to Prevent Lung Cancer Recurrence
    (05-Jun-2010)
    Study halted early because of supplement's poor performance

  • Burgers May Feed Kids' Asthma Risk
    (03-Jun-2010)
    But a diet high in fruit, veggies and fish appears to lessen likelihood of wheeze, study finds

  • TV Food Ads Promote Bad Diets
    (01-Jun-2010)
    Study found they peddle huge amounts of sugar and fat, with few fruits and vegetables

  • Too Many Stroke Patients Go Without Statins
    (27-May-2010)
    Nearly 1 in 5 survivors risks another attack when doctors fail to prescribe the meds, study shows

  • Health Tip: Be Sure the Family Eats Breakfast
    (26-May-2010)
    It's an important meal

  • Many Supplements Said to Contain Toxins, Make False Health Claims
    (26-May-2010)
    Report to Congress comes ahead of expected changes to oversight of supplement industry

  • Healthier Fats Replacing Trans Fats, Study Finds
    (26-May-2010)
    The food industry is 'trying to do the right thing,' researcher says

  • Many Supplements Said to Contain Toxins, Make False Health Claims
    (26-May-2010)
    Report to Congress comes ahead of expected changes to oversight of supplement industry

  • Fewer Sugary Drinks, Less High Blood Pressure
    (24-May-2010)
    Cutting out a can per day brought measurable benefits, study found

  • Some Spices Cut Cancer Risk That Comes With Grilled Burgers
    (20-May-2010)
    Study found rosemary, turmeric, fingerroot inhibited production of carcinogenic compounds

  • Wild Birds Shun Organic Food
    (19-May-2010)
    British researchers suspect they prefer higher protein content of conventional seed

  • Eliminating Wheat, Milk From Diet Doesn't Help Autistic Kids
    (19-May-2010)
    Researchers found it didn't change behavior, sleep or digestion

  • High-Fat Meal May Trigger Asthma
    (17-May-2010)
    Study finds fatty foods lead to inflammation, reduced lung function

  • High-Fat Meal May Trigger Asthma
    (17-May-2010)
    Study finds fatty foods lead to inflammation, reduced lung function

  • Health Tip: Prevent Traveler's Diarrhea
    (12-May-2010)
    Watch what you eat while away from home

  • Caffeine Helps Shift Workers Avoid Mistakes
    (12-May-2010)
    Jolt of java better than a nap to prevent mistakes, review finds

  • Health Claims on Foods May Not Be Well-Grounded
    (12-May-2010)
    New report suggests ways for FDA to beef up its oversight

  • Eating Nuts May Help Cholesterol Levels
    (10-May-2010)
    High calorie count, though, means restraint would be wise, expert says

  • Health Tip: Check Food Ingredient Labels
    (10-May-2010)
    Be informed about what you're eating

  • Bran Intake Helps Those With Diabetes
    (10-May-2010)
    Study finds lower death rates among women who ate the most whole grains

  • Eating Nuts May Help Cholesterol Levels
    (10-May-2010)
    High calorie count, though, means restraint would be wise, expert says

  • Ingredient in Dark Chocolate Could Guard Against Stroke
    (09-May-2010)
    Flavanol triggers protective pathways that shield nerve cells in the brain, study finds

  • No Link Between Coffee, Sodas and Colon Cancer
    (07-May-2010)
    More study needed to determine if too much tea raises risk, experts say

  • Study Disputes Link Between Milk and Kidney Cancer
    (06-May-2010)
    No need to change your drinking habits, researcher says

  • Broccoli May Help Battle Breast Cancer
    (06-May-2010)
    Study in mice suggests that component keeps stem cells from generating new tumors

  • Vitamin D Best Taken With Largest Meal of Day, Study Finds
    (06-May-2010)
    Blood levels increased more than 50% after timing change, researchers say

  • Vitamin D Best Taken With Largest Meal of Day, Study Finds
    (06-May-2010)
    Blood levels increased more than 50% after timing change, researchers say

  • DHA Supplements for Mom Good for Preemies
    (03-May-2010)
    Leads to higher levels in breast milk of fatty acid that promotes brain development, researchers find

  • Olive Oil May Protect Against Bowel Disease
    (03-May-2010)
    Study finds diet rich in oleic acid may prevent development of ulcerative colitis

  • Parents of Autistic Children Turning to Alternative Treatments
    (03-May-2010)
    Little research supports most options, but families driven by need to help, experts say

  • Probiotics Beneficial for Tiniest Preemies
    (01-May-2010)
    Supplements help underweight babies gain pounds, researchers find

  • Health Tip: Foods to Avoid If You Have Ulcerative Colitis
    (28-Apr-2010)
    Foods that can aggravate the condition

  • Health Tip: Understanding Organic Foods
    (27-Apr-2010)
    And whether they're healthier for you

  • Mediterranean Diet Helps Protect Aging Brain
    (27-Apr-2010)
    People who scored highest in adherence to diet least likely to suffer mental decline, study finds

  • Selenium Helped Cells 'Reboot' After Exposure to Cancer-Causing Chemicals
    (27-Apr-2010)
    Lab finding may show way to stop breast tumors in their tracks, scientists say

  • Mediterranean Diet Helps Protect Aging Brain
    (27-Apr-2010)
    People who scored highest in adherence to diet least likely to suffer mental decline, study finds

  • High-Dose Vitamin B Risky for Diabetics With Kidney Disease
    (27-Apr-2010)
    Study ties therapy to deteriorating renal function

  • Brown Rice Tied to Better Heart Health in Study
    (26-Apr-2010)
    Conversion to white rice strips vital ingredient, researchers believe

  • Laughter Can Stimulate a Dull Appetite
    (26-Apr-2010)
    Finding could help the elderly or sick who lose interest in food, researchers say

  • Chocolate a Sweet Pick-Me-Up for the Depressed
    (26-Apr-2010)
    Consumption rises alongside levels of depression, study finds

  • Four Unhealthy Behaviors Linked to Premature Death
    (26-Apr-2010)
    People who smoke, drink, rarely exercise, and skimp on fruits and veggies die earlier than usual, study finds

  • Drinking Green Tea May Protect Eyes
    (24-Apr-2010)
    Researchers confirm that beneficial ingredients penetrate eye tissue

  • Restaurant Sushi May Have More Mercury Than Store-Bought Fare
    (22-Apr-2010)
    Toxin concentrations higher in certain tuna species versus others, study finds

  • Added Sugars in Diet Threaten Heart Health
    (20-Apr-2010)
    Sweeteners in processed foods account for nearly 16% of daily intake, study finds

  • Olive Oil May Be Key to Mediterranean Diet's Benefits
    (20-Apr-2010)
    Study links ingredient to repression of genes responsible for inflammation

  • Meat Lovers Face Greater Risk of Bladder Cancer
    (20-Apr-2010)
    Red meat, pork and bacon, when cooked at high temperatures, are worst offenders, study shows

  • Experts Urge FDA to Lower Salt in American Diet
    (20-Apr-2010)
    U.S. panel says agency should cut levels slowly over next decade to protect public health

  • Fatal Choking a Real Risk Among Toddlers
    (19-Apr-2010)
    Study finds 3 percent of those who get something lodged in their throat die

  • Tainted Produce More Common for Low-Income Shoppers
    (16-Apr-2010)
    Fruit and salads sold in poor neighborhoods contain more bacteria, study finds

  • E. Coli Declines, but Other Foodborne Illnesses a Worry
    (15-Apr-2010)
    Oyster-related infections up, while Salmonella plateaus, says CDC report

  • Healthy Diet Could Cut Alzheimer's Disease Risk
    (13-Apr-2010)
    Eating salads, nuts, tomatoes and poultry lowered the odds, researchers say

  • Simple Carbs Pose Heart Risk for Women
    (12-Apr-2010)
    Danger doesn't affect men, who process carbohydrates more slowly, expert says

  • You Are What Microbes You Eat
    (07-Apr-2010)
    Japanese guts contain seaweed-scarfing bacteria, but North American guts don't, study finds

  • Fruits, Veggies Have Modest Effect on Cancer Risk
    (06-Apr-2010)
    Researchers conclude that the link is weak

  • Calling a Food 'Healthy' May Make You Hungrier
    (02-Apr-2010)
    If you feel forced to eat salad now, you may raid the fridge later, study finds

  • A Little Chocolate May Do the Heart Good
    (30-Mar-2010)
    Researchers say a square a day could lead to fewer heart attacks and strokes

  • To Supplement or Not to Supplement?
    (29-Mar-2010)
    Health experts urge getting nutrients from diet rather than pills, whenever possible

  • Health Tip: Finding Healthy Fats
    (29-Mar-2010)
    Some are good for you in limited amounts

  • Junk Food 'Addiction' May Be Real
    (29-Mar-2010)
    In study of rats, the more fattening foods they ate, the more they wanted

  • To Supplement or Not to Supplement?
    (29-Mar-2010)
    Health experts urge getting nutrients from diet rather than pills, whenever possible

  • Minority Kids Lack Enough Vitamin D
    (29-Mar-2010)
    Low levels can lead to serious health problems, experts say

  • What's Cookin'? It Could Be Air Pollution
    (24-Mar-2010)
    Yummy commercial food smells contain noxious gases, researchers say

  • Omega-3 May Reduce Endometriosis Risk
    (24-Mar-2010)
    But trans fats could increase it, researchers say

  • Tequila Plant May Help Fight Bone Loss
    (23-Mar-2010)
    Artichokes, garlic and onions also contain beneficial fructans, researchers say

  • Even in 'Last Supper,' Portion Sizes Have Grown
    (23-Mar-2010)
    Comparison of paintings shows bigger helpings over time, researchers say

  • Coming Soon: A Low-Heartburn Coffee?
    (22-Mar-2010)
    Darker roasts have fewer irritants than lighter brews, researchers find

  • With Faulty Food Labeling, Who's Minding the Store?
    (19-Mar-2010)
    Recent charges of misleading ingredient, calorie count info have FDA scrambling to fix system

  • Common Pesticide Tied to Development Delays in Kids
    (19-Mar-2010)
    Chlorpyrifos, used on fruits and vegetables, affects mental and motor skill development, researchers say

  • High Fructose Corn Syrup Linked to Liver Scarring
    (19-Mar-2010)
    Study ties the ubiquitous sweetener to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

  • Low-Fat Diet Does Little to Alter Cholesterol Levels
    (18-Mar-2010)
    But researcher adds it's still a good choice for losing weight

  • Health Tip: Start Your Day With a Good Breakfast
    (16-Mar-2010)
    Suggestions to make sure it's healthy

  • Many WTC Responders Show Signs of Heart Trouble
    (15-Mar-2010)
    Another study suggests that stress weighs heavily on the hearts of police, firefighters

  • Intense Cholesterol, Blood Pressure Therapies Don't Help Type 2 Diabetics
    (15-Mar-2010)
    Study findings underscore the importance of exercise and proper nutrition, expert says

  • Intense Cholesterol, Blood Pressure Therapies Don't Help Type 2 Diabetics
    (15-Mar-2010)
    Study findings underscore the importance of exercise and proper nutrition, expert says

  • Adding Garlic Might Cut Cancer Risk
    (12-Mar-2010)
    New test finds those who eat the most have lower levels of a disease-causing process

  • Papaya Could Be a Cancer Fighter
    (12-Mar-2010)
    Extract slows growth in lab cultures, researchers say

  • Body's Response to Foods' Smell, Taste Could Be Diabetes Risk Factor
    (11-Mar-2010)
    A gene mutation could trigger key insulin reaction in some, researchers say

  • Cost of Junk Food May Influence Consumption
    (09-Mar-2010)
    People were less likely to buy pizza, soda when the price went up, study found

  • Processed Meat May Harm the Heart
    (08-Mar-2010)
    Salt and preservatives may be the culprits, researchers suggest

  • Increasing Soda Consumption Fuels Rise in Diabetes, Heart Disease
    (08-Mar-2010)
    Finding suggests new health policies could make a dent in the problem, researcher says

  • Supermarket Display May Make Spinach Even Healthier
    (08-Mar-2010)
    Clear container, fluorescent lights boost vitamin levels, researchers find

  • Health Tip: Dress Your Salad for Success
    (08-Mar-2010)
    Suggestions for healthier fare

  • Processed Meat May Harm the Heart
    (08-Mar-2010)
    Salt and preservatives may be the culprits, researchers suggest

  • Sudden Protein Intake Harmful for Some Hospitalized Patients
    (08-Mar-2010)
    Syndrome affects those given dietary supplements after not eating for a while, study finds

  • Diet, Exercise Can Improve Thinking
    (08-Mar-2010)
    Study finds benefits for the mind, not just the body

  • Sudden Protein Intake Harmful for Some Hospitalized Patients
    (08-Mar-2010)
    Syndrome affects those given dietary supplements after not eating for a while, study finds

  • Whole Grains Take a Bite Out of Type 2 Diabetes Risk
    (04-Mar-2010)
    Simply selecting brown rice over white also makes a difference, researchers say

  • Potassium-Rich Foods Do a Heart Good
    (04-Mar-2010)
    And another study confirms power of raw fruits, vegetables to protect against stroke

  • Chocolate May Make Some Strokes Less Likely
    (04-Mar-2010)
    Lack of benefit for heart disease, most common stroke is puzzling, expert says

  • Pre-Diagnosis Diet Linked to Ovarian Cancer Survival
    (04-Mar-2010)
    Food choices in years prior to illness may extend or shorten life, study finds

  • Coffee Is Generally Heart-Friendly
    (03-Mar-2010)
    But it may be linked to a slight rise in high blood pressure, researchers say

  • Food-borne Illnesses in U.S. Cost $152B Annually
    (03-Mar-2010)
    Report urges Congress to pass vigorous food-safety legislation

  • Hormone Outperforms Insulin in Diabetic Mice
    (01-Mar-2010)
    Someday, leptin could free people with type 1 disease from daily injections, expert predicts

  • Cutting Salt Could Prevent Almost 500,000 Heart Attacks
    (01-Mar-2010)
    Government-industry collaboration would work better than a "salt tax," study finds

  • Meat Might Be Behind Many Unidentified Allergic Reactions
    (28-Feb-2010)
    Certain carb could be causing severe anaphylaxis, researchers warn

  • Predicted 'Red Tide' Could Make Shellfish a Dangerous Dish
    (26-Feb-2010)
    Toxins produced by algae collect in mussels, clams and can cause paralysis, scientists say

  • Coffee Drinking May Lower Stroke Risk
    (25-Feb-2010)
    Study finds a 27 percent reduction, but experts say link not yet proven

  • Bitter Melon Extract May Slow, Stop Breast Cancer
    (23-Feb-2010)
    But lab test results must be repeated in animals and humans, experts say

  • Bitter Melon Extract May Slow, Stop Breast Cancer
    (23-Feb-2010)
    But lab test results must be repeated in animals and humans, experts say

  • Report Calls High Blood Pressure a 'Neglected Disease'
    (22-Feb-2010)
    It recommends a broad response, including consuming less salt and getting more exercise

  • Green Tea May Ward Off Eye Disease
    (19-Feb-2010)
    In tests with rats, tea consumption reduced oxidative stress, researchers say

  • Gas Cooking Might Up Your Cancer Risk
    (19-Feb-2010)
    Study finds more fumes that are likely carcinogenic than with electric ranges

  • Garden-Grown Rhubarb May Have Anti-Cancer Properties
    (17-Feb-2010)
    British variety gets healthy boost when baked, study finds

  • Bilberry Seems to Act Against Blood Sugar
    (17-Feb-2010)
    Researchers who did tests in mice suggest need for human trials

  • Too Much Mercury in Canned Tuna -- Or Is There?
    (12-Feb-2010)
    It could depend on whether you heed EPA or FDA standards, experts say

  • Movies Loaded With Images of Junk Food
    (11-Feb-2010)
    Soft drinks, candy and salty snacks particularly pervasive, study finds

  • Dark Chocolate May Lower Stroke Risk
    (11-Feb-2010)
    But these sweet findings aren't conclusive, researchers say

  • Strong 'Sweet Tooth' in Kids Tied to Family's Mental Health
    (10-Feb-2010)
    Tots with highest 'bliss point' have depression, alcoholism in family, study finds

  • Drinking Milk While Pregnant May Lower Kids' MS Risk
    (09-Feb-2010)
    Finding suggests that the effect of vitamin D begins in the womb, expert says

  • Too Many With End-Stage Dementia Get Feeding Tubes
    (09-Feb-2010)
    Study found larger, for-profit hospitals more likely to insert them

  • Mom's Lifestyle in Early Pregnancy Affects Baby's Size
    (09-Feb-2010)
    Smoking, low folic acid, high blood pressure restrict fetal growth, study finds

  • Mediterranean Diet May Help Keep You Smarter
    (08-Feb-2010)
    Study finds less damage to brain tissue when the regimen is followed

  • Beer for the Bones?
    (08-Feb-2010)
    Beneficial silicon content varies from brew to brew, study finds

  • 3 Home Habits Help Youngsters Stay Slim
    (08-Feb-2010)
    Eating together, limiting TV and getting enough sleep cut risk of obesity, study finds

  • Soft Drinks Could Boost Pancreatic Cancer Risk
    (08-Feb-2010)
    Higher blood sugar, insulin levels might cause cells to divide abnormally, researchers say

  • Herbals Not the Answer for Asthma, Study Shows
    (05-Feb-2010)
    Patients using alternative remedies more likely to misuse prescribed drugs, suffer flareups

  • Tests Show Top Tuna Brands Have High Mercury Levels
    (04-Feb-2010)
    White typically has greater levels of the toxin than light, researchers say

  • Mealtime a Challenge for Some With Autism
    (03-Feb-2010)
    Those with the disorder prone to restrictive, obsessive eating habits

  • Health Tip: Things that May Cause or Worsen GERD
    (03-Feb-2010)
    Factors that could contribute to its primary symptom -- heartburn

  • Health Tip: Foods That May Spur Migraines
    (02-Feb-2010)
    A list of common culinary triggers

  • Fish Oil Helped Stave Off Psychosis in Study Patients
    (02-Feb-2010)
    Supplements may benefit those at high risk of schizophrenia

  • Fish Oil Helped Stave Off Psychosis in Study Patients
    (02-Feb-2010)
    Supplements may benefit those at high risk of schizophrenia

  • Obama Proposes $911 Billion for Health and Human Services
    (01-Feb-2010)
    Highlights include efforts to improve food safety, expand child care and boost research

  • Omega-3 Supplements Don't Reduce Risk of Preterm Birth
    (28-Jan-2010)
    No benefit seen for women with history of early delivery, researchers say

  • Omega-3 Supplements Don't Reduce Risk of Preterm Birth
    (28-Jan-2010)
    No benefit seen for women with history of early delivery, researchers say

  • Green Tea May Help Treat Uterine Fibroids
    (27-Jan-2010)
    Human trials will begin soon, researchers say

  • 1 in 5 U.S. Kids Has High Cholesterol
    (21-Jan-2010)
    Obese, overweight at greatest risk for heart disease as adults, CDC report notes

  • 1 in 5 U.S. Kids Has High Cholesterol
    (21-Jan-2010)
    Obese, overweight at greatest risk for heart disease as adults, CDC report notes

  • How the Apple Keeps the Doctor Away
    (20-Jan-2010)
    Good bacteria in the gut may get a boost from the fruit, study finds

  • Small Cuts in Salt Intake Spur Big Drops in Heart Trouble
    (20-Jan-2010)
    U.S. study found just 3 fewer grams a day slashed heart disease, death rates

  • Shedding Light on Why Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Help the Heart
    (19-Jan-2010)
    The greater the consumption, the less shrinkage of chromosome component, research shows

  • Shedding Light on Why Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Help the Heart
    (19-Jan-2010)
    The greater the consumption, the less shrinkage of chromosome component, research shows

  • Adding Fish Oil to IV May Speed Sepsis Recovery
    (19-Jan-2010)
    Omega-3 fatty acids in the solution reduce inflammation, researchers note

  • For Heart Health, Focus on Risk Factors
    (18-Jan-2010)
    Cholesterol levels, while important, shouldn't be overriding concern, study says

  • Self-Control Just Might Be Contagious
    (18-Jan-2010)
    People you spend time with affect your behavior, for good or bad, research finds

  • Most Fast-Food French Fries Cooked in Unhealthiest Oil
    (18-Jan-2010)
    Corn oil contains saturated fat, known to contribute to heart disease, researchers say

  • From Risky Health Status to a Better Life
    (15-Jan-2010)
    Not just writing about losing weight but doing it takes reporter from the brink of disaster

  • Blacks With Diabetes Urged to Cut Calories, Salt
    (15-Jan-2010)
    Dietary changes may stave off eye disease, research suggests

  • Health Tip: Finding Magnesium in Food
    (14-Jan-2010)
    How to obtain the essential mineral

  • Vitamin D Plus Calcium Guards Against Fractures
    (13-Jan-2010)
    But the vitamin alone doesn't offer significant protection, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Track What You Eat
    (12-Jan-2010)
    Keep a food diary

  • Green Tea May Lower Lung Cancer Risk
    (12-Jan-2010)
    Benefits seen for smokers, nonsmokers, those with certain genetic makeup

  • Why You Eat for the Joy of It
    (11-Jan-2010)
    A hunger hormone may drive the impulse to chow down even when full, researchers say

  • Health Tip: You Need Vitamin B12
    (11-Jan-2010)
    Here's where to find it

  • Nutrient 'Cocktail' Appears to Improve Dementia Symptoms
    (08-Jan-2010)
    Combination of uridine, choline and DHA boosted memory of Alzheimer's patients in study

  • Calorie Counts on Food Labeling Often Off
    (07-Jan-2010)
    Restaurant, packaged foods often have more calories than stated, researchers say

  • Showing Kids How Fast They Eat May Help Them Shape Up
    (06-Jan-2010)
    New device links eating speed and portion size to aid weight loss, researchers say

  • Pomegranate May Fight Some Breast Cancers
    (05-Jan-2010)
    Phytochemical in fruit could inhibit hormone-driven disease, study finds

  • No Proof Yet That Special Diets Ease Autism
    (04-Jan-2010)
    Experts say that, for now, parents should work with their child's doctors

  • For Baby and Mom Alike, Breast-Feeding May Be Best
    (03-Jan-2010)
    Experts explore the why and wherefore of method's benefits

  • Exaggerating a Threat to Weight Goals May Help Self-Control
    (30-Dec-2009)
    Overestimating calorie count helps dieters fight temptation, study finds

  • Eat Up, But Eat Healthy This Holiday Season
    (25-Dec-2009)
    Enjoy the occasional treat while sticking to your diet. Here's how.

  • Marijuana 'Munchies' May Be Rooted in Biology
    (24-Dec-2009)
    Scientists identify substances similar to those in pot that increase the response to sweets

  • Health Tip: Eat Healthier This Holiday Season
    (23-Dec-2009)
    Suggestions for smart eating

  • Myrrh May Lower High Cholesterol
    (21-Dec-2009)
    'Bad' levels down in rats when resin was part of diet, study finds

  • Imagine Food Aromas That Prevent Overeating
    (21-Dec-2009)
    Scientists working on edibles that will signal fullness just by chewing

  • Santa Not the Best Role Model for Kids' Health
    (20-Dec-2009)
    His personal habits more naughty than nice, public health expert says

  • Health Tip: Blueberries Are Good for You
    (18-Dec-2009)
    They have lots of fiber and vitamin C

  • Kids in Home-Based Day Care Lack Exercise
    (18-Dec-2009)
    Most providers meet nutrition but not physical activity needs, study finds

  • More Medicinal Uses for Pomegranate
    (18-Dec-2009)
    Ointment made with fruit rind fights drug-resistant infections, researchers say

  • Could Omega-3s Boost Blood Fat Levels?
    (17-Dec-2009)
    Study finds short-term effect may not be beneficial

  • Could Omega-3s Boost Blood Fat Levels?
    (17-Dec-2009)
    Study finds short-term effect may not be beneficial

  • Wide Array of Stores Now Sell High-Calorie Snacks
    (17-Dec-2009)
    They're at checkout counters of clothing stores, gas stations -- and adding to obesity epidemic, study says

  • Obesity, Inactivity Keeping Heart Health Stats Down
    (17-Dec-2009)
    Treatments have improved, but Americans fall down on prevention, experts say

  • Foodborne E. Coli Suspected in Urinary Tract Infections
    (16-Dec-2009)
    Experts caution, though, that no direct link has been found

  • Menopause Often Means Worsening Cholesterol
    (11-Dec-2009)
    Studies also report on statin dosages and lifestyle factors that affect the heart

  • Spice Compounds May Stem Tumor Growth
    (11-Dec-2009)
    Lab study suggests possible action against breast cancer

  • Want to Cut Cancer Risk? Try Munching Pistachios
    (09-Dec-2009)
    Benefit comes from a particular type of vitamin E in the nuts, expert says

  • General Mills to Cut Sugar in Kids' Cereals
    (09-Dec-2009)
    Food maker responds to calls for more nutritious breakfast food

  • General Mills to Cut Sugar in Kids' Cereals
    (09-Dec-2009)
    Food maker responds to calls for more nutritious breakfast food

  • Soy Beneficial for Breast Cancer Survivors: Study
    (08-Dec-2009)
    Surprising finding shows it reduces risk of death, recurrence

  • Selenium, Omega-3s May Stave Off Colorectal Cancer
    (08-Dec-2009)
    Studies find benefits, but others question validity of the link

  • Soy Beneficial for Breast Cancer Survivors: Study
    (08-Dec-2009)
    Surprising finding shows it reduces risk of death, recurrence

  • Teens Lose More Weight Using Healthy Strategies
    (04-Dec-2009)
    Increasing exercise, water and fruit consumption leads to success, study finds

  • Holiday Eating Without the Guilt -- or the Pounds
    (25-Nov-2009)
    Two experts offer waistline-friendly ways to enjoy festive feasting

  • Natural Soy Component May Help Treat Colon Cancer
    (25-Nov-2009)
    Discovery in fruit fly study may lead to new drugs for people, researchers say

  • Salt Really Does Boost Health Risks
    (25-Nov-2009)
    Links to stroke, cardiovascular disease may make a case for population-wide reduction, review finds

  • Cholesterol Plays Role in Heart Failure Risk
    (24-Nov-2009)
    Pumping ability reduced in those with undesirable blood levels, analysis shows

  • Health Tip: The Skinny on Carbohydrates
    (24-Nov-2009)
    What you need and how to get it

  • Go Healthy, Not Hungry for Holiday Eating
    (22-Nov-2009)
    Planning ahead can help keep eating under control, expert says

  • Go Healthy, Not Hungry for Holiday Eating
    (22-Nov-2009)
    Planning ahead can help keep eating under control, expert says

  • Diet, Cognitive Ability May Play Role in Heart Disease
    (19-Nov-2009)
    Study finds fewer deaths among higher-functioning seniors who eat lots of fruits, vegetables

  • Incidence of High Cholesterol Drops in U.S.
    (17-Nov-2009)
    Down by 30 percent, but those with high levels often don't know it, study finds

  • Selenium Supplements May Pose Heart Risk
    (17-Nov-2009)
    Increased cholesterol levels worry researchers

  • Incidence of High Cholesterol Drops in U.S.
    (17-Nov-2009)
    Down by 30 percent, but those with high levels often don't know it, study finds

  • Biotech Soybeans Good Source of Omega-3
    (17-Nov-2009)
    Oil from engineered beans might help reduce heart attacks, researchers say

  • Benefits of Eating Fish May Depend on Preparation
    (17-Nov-2009)
    Baked or boiled beats fried or dried for heart health, researchers say

  • Folic Acid Fortification Might Boost Cancer Risk
    (17-Nov-2009)
    Norwegian study found supplementation raised chances of disease by 21%

  • Study Raises New Questions About Cholesterol Drug Zetia
    (16-Nov-2009)
    It was found less effective than extended-release niacin, or Niaspan

  • Child Food Allergies on the Rise in U.S.
    (16-Nov-2009)
    Experts unsure if growth stems from more awareness or actual increase in numbers

  • Tapping Into Curry's Health Benefits
    (13-Nov-2009)
    Curcumin capsules might boost body's ability to absorb potent antioxidant

  • Health Tip: Signs That You Might Be Malnourished
    (13-Nov-2009)
    And that you should see a doctor

  • Chocolate Soothes the Stressed-Out Soul
    (12-Nov-2009)
    Study found eating dark version lowered levels of stress hormones

  • Gut Bacteria Might Be Making People Fat
    (11-Nov-2009)
    Study in mice suggests link between intestinal microbes, diet and obesity

  • To Feel Better, Low-Fat Diet May Be Best
    (09-Nov-2009)
    Comparison of plans finds differences in mood despite similar weight loss

  • Good Sleepers More Likely to Eat Right
    (06-Nov-2009)
    Adequate shuteye is linked to healthier food choices in study

  • Living With Less TV, More Sweat Boosts Weight Loss
    (05-Nov-2009)
    Home environment plays role in effort to drop pounds, experts say

  • Green Tea May Help Prevent Oral Cancer
    (05-Nov-2009)
    Small study reports evidence of cancer-fighting properties

  • Green Tea May Help Prevent Oral Cancer
    (05-Nov-2009)
    Small study reports evidence of cancer-fighting properties

  • Fast Eating Limits Gut Hormones That Induce Fullness
    (04-Nov-2009)
    The result is overeating, research shows

  • Low Cholesterol May Help Prevent Cancer
    (03-Nov-2009)
    Two studies dispel longstanding fears about possible connection

  • Sugar Shortens Life Span in Worms
    (03-Nov-2009)
    But it's unclear whether the same holds true for humans, researchers say

  • Folate Levels in Pregnancy Tied to ADHD in Offspring
    (03-Nov-2009)
    Prenatal nutrition seems to affect child's nervous system, brain growth, researchers say

  • Household Chemicals May Affect Cholesterol Levels
    (02-Nov-2009)
    PFCs are found in packaging, paper and exposures were evident in most people, researchers say

  • Diet Soda, Sodium Tied to Kidney Trouble: Studies
    (02-Nov-2009)
    It's more proof that what you eat and drink affects health, researchers say

  • Food Stamps Help Stave Off Hunger in Many U.S. Homes
    (02-Nov-2009)
    Over 30-year period, nearly half of American children received nutrition assistance, analysis shows

  • Fructose May Raise Blood Pressure
    (30-Oct-2009)
    Drinking more than two sweetened sodas a day boosts risk of hypertension, study finds

  • Veggies in Pregnancy Lowers Child's Diabetes Risk
    (30-Oct-2009)
    Type 1 less likely in kids whose moms favored these foods, study found

  • Pumpkin May Fight Yeast Infections
    (30-Oct-2009)
    Age-old folk remedy may lead to new antibiotic therapy, study finds

  • Diet, Exercise Thwart Diabetes: Study
    (29-Oct-2009)
    Lifestyle changes really do work to prevent type 2, experts say

  • New Clues to How Fish Oils Help Arthritis Patients
    (28-Oct-2009)
    Findings may boost treatments for other inflammatory diseases, researchers say

  • Herbicides, Fibrate Drugs May Block Taste Receptors
    (27-Oct-2009)
    More research needed to determine the health consequences of compounds in question, experts say

  • Health Tip: Dietary Needs of Aging Women
    (26-Oct-2009)
    Find out what your body needs

  • 6 Million U.S. Kids Lack Enough Vitamin D
    (26-Oct-2009)
    Minority children are hit hardest, nationwide study finds

  • Cocoa in Chocolate May Be Good for the Heart
    (23-Oct-2009)
    Study shows it reduces inflammation associated with heart disease

  • Red-Grape Compound May Improve Diabetes
    (22-Oct-2009)
    But so far resveratrol works only as an injection into the brain of mice, study finds

  • School Meals Need to Get Healthier: Report
    (20-Oct-2009)
    New recommendations tackle obesity epidemic in U.S.

  • Common Antioxidant Might Slow Parkinson's
    (20-Oct-2009)
    But too much urate can also cause trouble, so more study is needed, experts say

  • School Meals Need to Get Healthier: Report
    (20-Oct-2009)
    New recommendations tackle obesity epidemic in U.S.

  • Glucosamine Fails Osteoarthritis Test
    (20-Oct-2009)
    Popular supplement doesn't prevent loss of cartilage in knee, study finds

  • Fish Oil Supplements Don't Help Depressed Heart Patients
    (20-Oct-2009)
    Those who took them with antidepressant fared same as those who didn't

  • Mercury Levels Not Abnormal in Autistic Children
    (19-Oct-2009)
    Study finds no differences when compared to kids without disorder

  • Soda Taxes Not Making a Dent in U.S. Waistlines
    (16-Oct-2009)
    Small increases in cost for sugary drinks haven't slowed obesity epidemic, study finds

  • Common Antioxidant Might Slow Parkinson's
    (13-Oct-2009)
    But too much urate can also cause trouble, so more study is needed, experts say

  • A Little Cash Buys a Lot of Calories at the Corner Store
    (12-Oct-2009)
    Kids are purchasing cheap junk food on way to and from school, survey finds

  • Healthier Neighborhoods Help Keep Diabetes at Bay
    (12-Oct-2009)
    Quality of local food stores and parks influences risk, research shows

  • Want Leaner Kids? Parents May Need to Toe the Line
    (11-Oct-2009)
    Health experts say much can be done to keep weight in check

  • Vitamin D Good for Breast Cancer Patients
    (09-Oct-2009)
    Supplements help fight treatment-related bone loss, researchers say

  • Nutrition Still Not 'A' Grade in U.S. Schools: Studies
    (07-Oct-2009)
    Guidelines are helping, but more is needed to stem teen obesity, researchers say

  • Program Helps Kids Switch Over to Healthy Behaviors
    (06-Oct-2009)
    Triple intervention enforces message at home, school and in the community, researchers say

  • Leafy Greens Top Risky Food List
    (06-Oct-2009)
    Advocacy group notes illness outbreaks usually linked to 'healthy' foods

  • Health Tip: Eat a Heart-Healthy Diet
    (05-Oct-2009)
    To help prevent heart attack and stroke

  • Mediterranean Diet May Help Prevent Depression
    (05-Oct-2009)
    Lower incidence seen in Spanish study

  • Mercury in Fish Linked to High Blood Pressure
    (05-Oct-2009)
    But researcher downplays importance of effect

  • Schools Provide Less Junk Food Today: CDC
    (05-Oct-2009)
    Teens less likely to get soda, unhealthy snacks, but some states still lag behind, report finds

  • Schools Provide Less Junk Food Today: CDC
    (05-Oct-2009)
    Teens less likely to get soda, unhealthy snacks, but some states still lag behind, report finds

  • Study Finds Fish Won't Prevent Heart Failure
    (30-Sep-2009)
    Benefits confined to heart attack, other types of cardiovascular disease

  • Eating in America Still Unhealthy: CDC
    (29-Sep-2009)
    State-by-state report finds too few people meet fruit and veggie guidelines

  • Heart Patients Benefit From At-Home Care, Study Finds
    (28-Sep-2009)
    Improvements seen in depression, quality of life

  • Vitamin D May Improve Melanoma Survival
    (27-Sep-2009)
    But levels are too low in many Americans, researchers say

  • Vitamin D May Improve Melanoma Survival
    (27-Sep-2009)
    But levels are too low in many Americans, researchers say

  • Fructose Boosts Blood Pressure, Studies Find
    (24-Sep-2009)
    Tests in mice and men link sugar to hypertension and say time of day may matter, too

  • With Fancy Coffees, Calories Can Add Up
    (23-Sep-2009)
    Popular blended beverages may be 'weighing you down,' health official says

  • Study Suggests a Wider Use for Statins
    (22-Sep-2009)
    Drugs could help those who only have high levels of inflammation, experts say

  • Bones May Suffer From Green Tea Consumption
    (17-Sep-2009)
    Research on mice reveals loss of density and thickness

  • More Whole Grains May Mean Less Fat
    (17-Sep-2009)
    In older eaters, fiber content of cereals has biggest effect, study finds

  • Health Tip: Eat Your Fruits and Veggies
    (16-Sep-2009)
    Why Mom's mantra is good advice

  • Tasty Foods Send Signal to Brain to Keep Eating
    (16-Sep-2009)
    Beef, dairy most likely to lead to overindulgence, lab study shows

  • 'Soda Tax' Wins Health Experts' Support
    (16-Sep-2009)
    Researchers cite a win-win for health care and obesity, but beverage industry balks at proposal

  • FDA to Require Faster Reporting of Food-Safety Problems
    (08-Sep-2009)
    Companies must alert agency of potential trouble within 24 hours

  • Exercise May Help Maintain Weight Loss
    (04-Sep-2009)
    If they continue working out, dieters can keep off pounds, study finds

  • Fruit Even Healthier Than Thought: Study
    (04-Sep-2009)
    Apples, peaches, nectarines packed with 'extractable' disease-fighting polyphenols, research finds

  • Blueberry Drink Protects Mice From Obesity, Diabetes
    (04-Sep-2009)
    Lab results indicate that juice/bacteria combination could help people, too

  • Health Tip: Eating Fish and Shellfish
    (03-Sep-2009)
    Almost all contain mercury

  • Health Tip: Gauging Mercury Levels in Fish
    (02-Sep-2009)
    What's considered safe?

  • Caffeine Without Healthy Diet Linked to Heart Risk
    (02-Sep-2009)
    Atrial fibrillation patients drink lots of coffee, don't eat right, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Pack Your Child's Lunch
    (01-Sep-2009)
    Why it's worth the extra time

  • Asparagus May Ease Hangover
    (28-Aug-2009)
    The veggie seems to ease troubles 'the day after' and protect liver from damage, experts say

  • Meat, Dairy Won't Up Odds for Breast Cancer
    (28-Aug-2009)
    Two studies find no clear link; other research supports fiber to ward off the disease

  • Whole Grains, Bran May Fight Hypertension in Men
    (28-Aug-2009)
    New findings replicate similar data for women, experts say

  • Soluble Fiber, But Not Bran, Soothes Irritable Bowel
    (28-Aug-2009)
    Nutrient known as psyllium seems to ease symptoms, study finds

  • Regular Yoga May Improve Eating Habits
    (27-Aug-2009)
    Body awareness plays a key role in weight maintenance, researchers say

  • Fat-Fighting Chemical Holds Promise
    (27-Aug-2009)
    But research on 'fatostatin' is still in early stages

  • Regular Yoga May Improve Eating Habits
    (27-Aug-2009)
    Body awareness plays a key role in weight maintenance, researchers say

  • Milk Allergy Symptoms May Ease With Exposure
    (27-Aug-2009)
    With continued consumption, children's tolerance can improve, study shows

  • Wheat Consumption May Contribute to Diabetes
    (26-Aug-2009)
    Overreaction in gut noted in study of people with type 1 version of disease

  • Americans Are Urged to Cut Sugar Intake
    (24-Aug-2009)
    Experts recommend far fewer teaspoons a day than average person now consumes

  • Folic Acid Fortification Shouldn't Be Forced
    (21-Aug-2009)
    Irish researchers find vitamin levels in foods adequate for new moms, babies

  • Scientists Spot How Sugar 'Feeds' Tumors
    (20-Aug-2009)
    Finding could lead to new cancer treatments, researchers say

  • Antioxidants Abound in Cereals, Popcorn, Whole-Grain Snacks
    (18-Aug-2009)
    Study finds these foods contain high levels of polyphenols

  • Web Is Becoming One-Stop Shopping for Health Help
    (16-Aug-2009)
    For support, advice or treatment, online interventions now await

  • Restrictive Diet for Kids May Backfire
    (14-Aug-2009)
    Children need to learn self-control to avoid becoming overweight, researchers say

  • Wine May Shield Breast Cancer Patients From Radiation Side Effects
    (14-Aug-2009)
    Italian study suggests its natural antioxidants protect the skin

  • It's Time for More Moms to Breast-Feed, U.S. Officials Say
    (13-Aug-2009)
    Experts note rates are too low when benefits are so high

  • Mediterranean Diet Plus Exercise Lowers Alzheimer's Risk
    (11-Aug-2009)
    Older adults who ate healthy and remained active were protected, study finds

  • Health Tip: Eating Right While You're Pregnant
    (07-Aug-2009)
    Diet is even more important when you're expecting

  • Beetroot Juice May Boost Stamina
    (07-Aug-2009)
    Study findings could apply to athletes, elderly, researchers say

  • Food Allergy Facts Need More Focus
    (06-Aug-2009)
    Many U.S. adults unaware there is no cure, survey finds

  • Health Tip: Anemia Caused by Iron Deficiency
    (06-Aug-2009)
    Factors that may be responsible

  • Fish Oils May Prevent and Treat Heart Disease
    (05-Aug-2009)
    Review of studies involving 40,000 people points up benefits

  • Fish Oils May Prevent and Treat Heart Disease
    (05-Aug-2009)
    Review of studies involving 40,000 people points up benefits

  • Midlife Heart Risk Factors Linked to Later Dementia
    (04-Aug-2009)
    High cholesterol, hypertension, diabetes and smoking raise Alzheimer's risk

  • Elder Abuse, Neglect Make Early Death Far More Likely
    (04-Aug-2009)
    Finding illustrates need to report suspected problems, expert says

  • 'Organic' May Not Mean Healthier
    (29-Jul-2009)
    British study finds no better nutrient value than in conventionally produced foods

  • 'Organic' May Not Mean Healthier
    (29-Jul-2009)
    British study finds no better nutrient value than in conventionally produced foods

  • More Dairy, Calcium in Childhood Could Mean Longer Life
    (28-Jul-2009)
    Study beginning in 1930s suggests link, but experts unsure

  • High-Salt Diet Dampens Effects of Blood Pressure Drugs
    (27-Jul-2009)
    To avoid sodium in processed foods, experts advise reading food labels

  • With Autism, Diet Restrictions May Do More Harm Than Good
    (27-Jul-2009)
    Study finds no increase in gastrointestinal problems in kids with the disorder

  • Many Cancer Survivors Don't Adopt Healthy Lifestyle
    (27-Jul-2009)
    Study finds just 7 percent of older survivors meet diet, exercise guidelines

  • Giving Statins to Kids Provokes Debate
    (26-Jul-2009)
    Cholesterol-lowering drugs may help young hearts, but long-term use raises concerns

  • Fresh-Meat Additives May Be Dangerous for Kidney Patients
    (23-Jul-2009)
    High potassium and phosphate content is common, but labeling is not required, report states

  • Fatty Acids in Diet Linked to Bowel Disease Risk
    (23-Jul-2009)
    Red meat may raise odds for ulcerative colitis, but oily fish could be protective, study shows

  • Eating Habits in the Obese May Echo Drug Addicts' Patterns
    (22-Jul-2009)
    Sensitization could be at play, nutrition expert says

  • Studies Show Genetic Activity of Antioxidants
    (21-Jul-2009)
    Clues found on how they help arteries stay clear and healthy

  • No Firm Evidence Green Tea Helps Prevent Cancer
    (21-Jul-2009)
    Researchers have not uncovered conclusive findings, review shows

  • Weight-Loss Enzyme Identified
    (21-Jul-2009)
    Researchers may have found a way to curb hunger, rev up energy

  • In New York City, Trans Fat Ban Is Working
    (20-Jul-2009)
    Success has spawned similar efforts across the U.S., report finds

  • In New York City, Trans Fat Ban Is Working
    (20-Jul-2009)
    Success has spawned similar efforts across the U.S., report finds

  • Probiotics Supplement May Help After Gastric Bypass Surgery
    (17-Jul-2009)
    In study, patients lost weight faster and avoided vitamin B deficiency

  • Baking Soda May Be Key Ingredient for Kidney Patients
    (17-Jul-2009)
    Progression of chronic disease appears to slow with daily tablet, study finds

  • Probiotics Supplement May Help After Gastric Bypass Surgery
    (17-Jul-2009)
    In study, patients lost weight faster and avoided vitamin B deficiency

  • Dietary Oils May Help Some Fight Fat
    (16-Jul-2009)
    Two common supplements lower body fat, build muscle in obese older women with diabetes, researchers find

  • Healthy Diet, Exercise Keeps Mind Sharp As You Age
    (14-Jul-2009)
    New research finds eating healthy, moderate activity are protective

  • Bottle-Feeding Moms Ignored
    (14-Jul-2009)
    Many feel pressured to breast-feed and ill-informed about alternative, researchers find

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acid Falls Short in Alzheimer's Trials
    (13-Jul-2009)
    No significant benefits seen with DHA, either in terms of prevention or treatment

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acid Falls Short in Alzheimer's Trials
    (13-Jul-2009)
    No significant benefits seen with DHA, either in terms of prevention or treatment

  • Meatless Burgers, Hot Dogs Not Always Full of Veggies
    (08-Jul-2009)
    Read labels to select items with more vegetables, less sodium, experts say

  • Genes Linked to Cholesterol in Cells Are Identified
    (07-Jul-2009)
    Discovery could lead to new treatment targets, researchers say

  • U.S. Unveils Stricter Food-Safety Standards
    (07-Jul-2009)
    Measures aimed at reducing salmonella and E. coli outbreaks

  • Living Healthily on Less
    (05-Jul-2009)
    Even when budgets are tight, experts say, health and fitness need not suffer

  • Kids May 'Learn' to Tolerate Food Allergens
    (05-Jul-2009)
    Experiments show it's possible to develop resistance to peanuts, eggs and more

  • TV Ads Trigger Mindless Eating
    (01-Jul-2009)
    Kids watching food commercials consumed 45 percent more snacks, study shows

  • Celiac Disease Making Inroads in U.S.
    (01-Jul-2009)
    'Something has changed,' researcher says, but just what remains unclear

  • Statins Might Stave Off Alzheimer's
    (30-Jun-2009)
    In animal study, drug blocks cell death characteristic of the disease

  • Comic Strip Aims to Educate Families About Diabetes
    (30-Jun-2009)
    Storyline tackles lack of information about the disease in the Hispanic community

  • Eating Well On the Road
    (28-Jun-2009)
    Map out a healthy-food plan before leaving on vacation, nutritionist advises

  • Teens With Eating Disorders Benefit From Parents' Help
    (26-Jun-2009)
    Research shows that recovery improves with family involvement

  • Eating Animal Fat May Lead to Pancreatic Cancer
    (26-Jun-2009)
    Added risk is tied to red meat and dairy products, study finds

  • Soy in the Diet May Protect Lung Function
    (26-Jun-2009)
    Chronic lung disease rates lower in those who consume soy, researchers say

  • Extra Helpings of Vegetables, Olive Oil May Extend Life
    (24-Jun-2009)
    Not all items on the Mediterranean diet are equally beneficial, study shows

  • Eat Well, Live Longer
    (23-Jun-2009)
    Age-old advice to eat healthy pays off in longevity, study finds

  • Global Efforts to Lower 'Bad' Cholesterol Working
    (22-Jun-2009)
    Survey of nine countries finds improvements over 10-year period

  • Vinegar Might Help Keep Off Pounds
    (22-Jun-2009)
    Researchers find fat-fighting properties in the lab and in mice

  • Does Location Affect Kids' Weight?
    (19-Jun-2009)
    Study refutes belief that living near fast-food joints makes children fat

  • Lure of Bottled Water May Not Be Health Driven
    (19-Jun-2009)
    Users say convenience is what motivates their choice

  • Nestle Recalls Cookie Dough Products
    (19-Jun-2009)
    Move comes after FDA reports 66 cases of E. coli infection in 28 states

  • Green Tea Component May Slow Prostate Cancer
    (19-Jun-2009)
    Men in small study took capsules equivalent to brewed beverage

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids Might Curb Depression in Heart Patients
    (18-Jun-2009)
    Study found low levels in bloodstream correlated with increased risk

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids Might Curb Depression in Heart Patients
    (18-Jun-2009)
    Study found low levels in bloodstream correlated with increased risk

  • A Substitute for Those Who Can't Take Statins?
    (15-Jun-2009)
    Red yeast rice does well in small trial, but there are potential risks

  • A Substitute for Those Who Can't Take Statins?
    (15-Jun-2009)
    Red yeast rice does well in small trial, but there are potential risks

  • Health Tip: Always Hungry?
    (11-Jun-2009)
    Here are possible reasons

  • Cornflakes, White Bread Could Boost Heart Risk
    (11-Jun-2009)
    'High-glycemic' carbs like these hamper blood vessel function, study shows

  • 'Eco-Atkins' Diet Sheds More Than Pounds
    (08-Jun-2009)
    Study found subbing plant-based proteins for animal ones also lowered cholesterol

  • Health Tip: Making Better Choices for Fast Food
    (08-Jun-2009)
    Recommendations for healthier eating

  • 'Eco-Atkins' Diet Sheds More Than Pounds
    (08-Jun-2009)
    Study found subbing plant-based proteins for animal ones also lowered cholesterol

  • Researchers Uncover Why Turmeric Helps Heal
    (05-Jun-2009)
    Component of ancient spice makes cells more resistant to infection, report says

  • Grilled Meats Not Tied to Breast Cancer in Older Women
    (05-Jun-2009)
    Study finds no added risk for eating meat, even when cooked at high temps

  • Parental Eating Habits Don't Rub Off on Kids
    (05-Jun-2009)
    What Mom and Dad consume has little effect on children's choices, study finds

  • Parental Eating Habits Don't Rub Off on Kids
    (05-Jun-2009)
    What Mom and Dad consume has little effect on children's choices, study finds

  • Want to Stop Cancer? You Can, Experts Say
    (03-Jun-2009)
    Lifestyle changes have been shown to lower odds, even for those at higher risk

  • Making Obese Mice Slim, Without Diet or Exercise
    (03-Jun-2009)
    Findings might someday help overweight humans, too, experts say

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Options Compared in Super-Obese
    (02-Jun-2009)
    Duodenal switch may be more effective than gastric bypass, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Get Enough Dietary Protein
    (02-Jun-2009)
    Here's how

  • Health Tip: Eat Enough Fiber
    (01-Jun-2009)
    It's a needed part of a healthy diet

  • Women Who Run May Benefit From Extra Folic Acid
    (31-May-2009)
    In athletes who stop menstruating, supplements boost vascular function, study finds

  • Americans Score Low on Healthy Lifestyle
    (27-May-2009)
    Too many rely on drugs to fix what healthy living would cure, researcher says

  • Too Much Cola Can Cause Muscle Problems
    (27-May-2009)
    Drop in potassium levels may lead to mild weakness or temporary paralysis, study finds

  • Skip the Burgers and Throw Some Veggies on the Grill
    (22-May-2009)
    Health concerns raised by barbecued meats spur new ideas for the summer cookout

  • Vitamin D May Help Keep Aging at Bay
    (22-May-2009)
    Researchers speculate that brain might benefit from supplements

  • Low Vitamin D Levels May Initiate Cancer Development
    (22-May-2009)
    Study suggests loss of communication among cells tied to this nutritional deficit

  • E-Mailing Your Way to Healthier Habits
    (20-May-2009)
    People move more and eat better when messaged to do so, study finds

  • Health Tip: Risk Factors for High Cholesterol?
    (19-May-2009)
    Why some people are more likely to have it

  • Health Tip: Risk Factors for High Cholesterol?
    (19-May-2009)
    Why some people are more likely to have it

  • Nutrient-Rich Diet Lowers Risk of Age-Related Eye Disease
    (15-May-2009)
    Study finds foods high in vitamins, minerals cut chances of macular degeneration

  • Ginger Eases Nausea From Chemo
    (15-May-2009)
    Spice produced 40% reduction in symptoms among breast cancer patients

  • New Insights Show Ginseng Fights Inflammation
    (15-May-2009)
    Scientists spot anti-inflammatory components in the traditional remedy

  • Folic Acid Reduces Infant Heart Defects
    (13-May-2009)
    Adding B vitamin to grain products cut congenital heart defects in newborns, researchers say

  • Frequent Feedings May Be Making Babies Fat
    (12-May-2009)
    Moms might not notice signs that infants are full, study concludes

  • DASH Diet Has Extra Benefits for Women's Health
    (11-May-2009)
    Diet to lower blood pressure may also cut risk of heart failure, research shows

  • More Educated Choose Healthier Foods, But Pay More
    (01-May-2009)
    Higher quality diets also associated with higher income levels, study finds

  • Vitamin E, Selenium and Soy Won't Prevent Prostate Cancer
    (01-May-2009)
    Study found no effect among men with precancerous lesions

  • Can't Control Junk Food Cravings? Blame the Brain
    (01-May-2009)
    Study attributes level of willpower to cerebral differences

  • More Educated Choose Healthier Foods, But Pay More
    (01-May-2009)
    Higher quality diets also associated with higher income levels, study finds

  • New Compound May Fight HIV
    (30-Apr-2009)
    Study in mice finds added benefit from cholesterol-reducing agent

  • U.S. Public Lacks Confidence in FDA: Poll
    (30-Apr-2009)
    More than half of those surveyed believe agency is falling behind in safeguarding food, drugs

  • Folic Acid Might Offer Allergy Relief
    (30-Apr-2009)
    But use of supplements should await further study, expert says

  • Some Diet Sodas May Ward Off Kidney Stones
    (29-Apr-2009)
    Other research finds that pomegranate juice could slow prostate cancer

  • Remembrance of Fat May Be at Root of Cravings
    (29-Apr-2009)
    Once a survival tool, ability could be making people today fat, expert says

  • Smoking, Hypertension Each Account for 1 in 5 U.S. Deaths
    (28-Apr-2009)
    Prevention efforts 'have run out of steam,' expert says

  • Smoking, Hypertension Each Account for 1 in 5 U.S. Deaths
    (28-Apr-2009)
    Prevention efforts 'have run out of steam,' expert says

  • Acrylamide Doesn't Raise Lung Cancer Risk
    (28-Apr-2009)
    Controversial food byproduct even showed protection for women, study finds

  • Hidden Salt in Diet Haunts Many With Heart Failure
    (25-Apr-2009)
    Study finds high sodium intake, despite efforts to cut back

  • A Pre-Workout Meal to Help You Burn Fat
    (23-Apr-2009)
    Stay away from white bread, other 'high-glycemic' carbs, researchers say

  • No Verdict Yet on Grape Seed Extract vs. Breast Cancer
    (23-Apr-2009)
    Researchers plan more controlled study at different dosages

  • Staying Slim Is Good for the Environment
    (22-Apr-2009)
    Sustaining heavier people produces more greenhouse gases, researchers say

  • Fatty Fish May Cut Heart Failure Risk in Men
    (22-Apr-2009)
    Study finds benefit from consuming just one serving a week

  • Soy May Not Lead to Denser Breasts
    (22-Apr-2009)
    Study finds no link to condition that can increase cancer risk

  • Charring Meat May Boost Risk of Pancreatic Cancer
    (21-Apr-2009)
    Increases production of carcinogens thought to invite disease, study finds

  • Charring Meat May Boost Risk of Pancreatic Cancer
    (21-Apr-2009)
    Increases production of carcinogens thought to invite disease, study finds

  • Walnuts May Help Keep Breast Cancer at Bay
    (21-Apr-2009)
    Study in mice finds fewer, smaller tumors in those that ate the nuts

  • Compound in Berries May Lessen Sun Damage
    (21-Apr-2009)
    Study in mice finds ellagic acid, also in nuts, limits wrinkling

  • Wine May Guard Against Lymphoma Recurrence
    (21-Apr-2009)
    Patients who drank before diagnosis had reduced risk of relapse or death, study finds

  • Experts Highlight Inroads to Preventing Cancer
    (21-Apr-2009)
    Folic acid supplements, smoking and genetics are among research targets

  • Gum Chewing May Cut Craving for Snacks
    (20-Apr-2009)
    Study suggests that sugarless brands can help control appetite and weight

  • Kids and Veggies: Offer Them and They Will Eat
    (20-Apr-2009)
    Availability in poor areas more of an issue than youngsters' tastes, studies find

  • Grapefruit Juice Boosts Anti-Cancer Drug's Effects
    (20-Apr-2009)
    Small study finds 8-ounce glass enhances absorption of rapamycin 3 to 4 times

  • Health Tip: Preventing the Return of Pancreatitis
    (16-Apr-2009)
    How you can help ward off a recurrence

  • Low Vitamin A, C Intake Tied to Asthma Risk
    (16-Apr-2009)
    But British team says findings don't prove cause and effect

  • Newer Antipsychotics May Boost Weight in Alzheimer's Patients
    (15-Apr-2009)
    Drugs such as olanzapine, quetiapine may also lower 'good' cholesterol, researchers say

  • Review Confirms Links Between Diet, Heart Health
    (13-Apr-2009)
    Vegetables, nuts, and 'Mediterranean' fare most beneficial, researchers find

  • Review Confirms Links Between Diet, Heart Health
    (13-Apr-2009)
    Vegetables, nuts, and 'Mediterranean' fare most beneficial, researchers find

  • Review Confirms Links Between Diet, Heart Health
    (13-Apr-2009)
    Vegetables, nuts, and 'Mediterranean' fare most beneficial, researchers find

  • Safety Tips That Will Earn Barbecuers a 'Well Done'
    (11-Apr-2009)
    Putting common sense on menu is best way to avoid grill burns and accidents, experts say

  • How Much Fish to Eat While Pregnant?
    (11-Apr-2009)
    Experts debate pros, cons of consumption and mercury exposure

  • Health Tip: Plan Ahead for Healthy Meals
    (09-Apr-2009)
    Spend time deciding on upcoming menus

  • Declines in Foodborne Illness Have Plateaued, Report Says
    (09-Apr-2009)
    FDA official cites need to modernize government efforts

  • Soybean Chemicals May Reduce Effects of Menopause
    (09-Apr-2009)
    Study finds they prevented breakdown of vaginal lining in rats who'd had ovaries removed

  • Protein Might Be a Troublesome Nutrient
    (07-Apr-2009)
    Study in rats links it to diabetes risk, but human application is unclear

  • Broccoli May Ward Off Serious Stomach Ailments
    (06-Apr-2009)
    Results of small study hint at cancer-preventing ability, researcher says

  • Kids Who Lack Self-Control May Be Prone to Weight Gain
    (06-Apr-2009)
    New research finds that need for instant gratification might play a part

  • Sports Drinks May Be Tough on Teeth
    (03-Apr-2009)
    Experts even suggest delaying brushing after consumption

  • Grapefruit-Heavy Diet Helped Spur Dangerous Clot
    (03-Apr-2009)
    The fruit, combined with contraceptive pill and a genetic mutation, almost cost woman her leg, doctors say

  • Antioxidant-Rich Foods Lose Nutritional Luster Over Time
    (02-Apr-2009)
    Studies found levels of good compounds dropped after 6 months

  • Fewer Sugary Drinks Key to Weight Loss
    (02-Apr-2009)
    Cutting down on sodas, other sweet beverages may work better than eating less, study finds

  • Antioxidant-Rich Foods Lose Nutritional Luster Over Time
    (02-Apr-2009)
    Studies found levels of good compounds dropped after 6 months

  • Atkins Diet Tougher on Heart After Weight Loss
    (01-Apr-2009)
    Study found worse cholesterol, blood vessel health than with South Beach, Ornish regimens

  • Atkins Diet Tougher on Heart After Weight Loss
    (01-Apr-2009)
    Study found worse cholesterol, blood vessel health than with South Beach, Ornish regimens

  • The Dark Side of Vegetarianism
    (01-Apr-2009)
    For some teens and young adults, it may be concealing eating disorders

  • Statin Might Help Fight Blood Clots in Veins
    (30-Mar-2009)
    Cholesterol-lowering Crestor cut risk by 43 percent, study found

  • Statin Might Help Fight Blood Clots in Veins
    (30-Mar-2009)
    Cholesterol-lowering Crestor cut risk by 43%, study found

  • Rapid Infant Weight Gain Linked to Childhood Obesity
    (30-Mar-2009)
    Harvard study suggests earliest intervention may reduce risk

  • Omega-3s of No Added Benefit to Heart Attack Patients
    (30-Mar-2009)
    Standard therapy wipes out any protection the supplement might provide, study finds

  • Families That Eat Together Serve Up Good Dietary Habits
    (27-Mar-2009)
    Kids make smarter food choices later on, study finds

  • Urine Test May ID Unhealthy Diets
    (26-Mar-2009)
    Low potassium level indicates poor nutrition, study finds

  • Health Tip: Your Children Need Iron
    (26-Mar-2009)
    The very young may be deficient

  • Diabetics May Soon Have Low-Sugar Vegetable Juice
    (26-Mar-2009)
    Chinese scientists used bacteria to strip the drink of carbs

  • Using Too Much Salt Is Common in U.S., CDC Says
    (26-Mar-2009)
    Report finds that average sodium intake far exceeds recommendations, raising health risks

  • Oral Yogurt 'Vaccine' Could Blunt Ouch Factor
    (25-Mar-2009)
    Study in mice reports a more powerful immune response than from an injection

  • A Child's Sweet Tooth May Be All in the Bones
    (25-Mar-2009)
    Study suggests that fast-growing youth have greater fondness for treats

  • U.S. Urged to Start 'Fixing the Problem' of Food Safety
    (25-Mar-2009)
    Creation of a separate federal agency is needed, new report says

  • Licorice May Block Absorption of Organ Transplant Drug
    (24-Mar-2009)
    Study finds potential interaction with cyclosporine could lead to fatal complications

  • Soy May Help Shield Asian-American Girls From Breast Cancer
    (24-Mar-2009)
    Early consumption seems most beneficial, but needs further study, experts say

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids Guard Against Advanced Prostate Cancer
    (24-Mar-2009)
    Even men genetically predisposed to disease benefit from eating fish, study finds

  • Lowest Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Levels the Best
    (23-Mar-2009)
    Maximum benefit seen with tightest control of risk factors, researchers report

  • High Blood Fat Levels Common in Americans
    (23-Mar-2009)
    And those fats, called triglycerides, may contribute to heart risk, study says

  • Improved Fungicides May Be Easier on Environment
    (23-Mar-2009)
    Products in development expand on plants' natural defenses, researchers explain

  • New Yogurt May Ease Stomach Ulcers
    (23-Mar-2009)
    Japanese researchers say added antibody fights H. pylori bacteria

  • Too Much Red Meat May Shorten Life Span
    (23-Mar-2009)
    Major study finds an effect, but critics say meat offers important nutrients

  • Protein From Yellow Peas May Lower Blood Pressure
    (23-Mar-2009)
    Finding in rats holds promise against kidney disease, too, experts say

  • Study Finds Millions More May Benefit From Statins
    (19-Mar-2009)
    New prescribing criteria could prevent thousands of heart attacks

  • Black Male Children Face Highest Risk for Food Allergies
    (17-Mar-2009)
    Peanuts and shrimp cause the most problems, survey finds

  • Child's Food Allergies Take Toll on Family Plans
    (16-Mar-2009)
    Work schedules, finances and getaway destinations are affected, studies find

  • Exposure to Peanuts May Build Tolerance to Allergy
    (16-Mar-2009)
    The therapy is still experimental, and more research is needed, study says

  • Overweight Preschoolers Raise Their Heart Disease Risk
    (11-Mar-2009)
    Study found they showed early signs of cardiovascular trouble

  • Health Tip: The Signs of Hunger
    (11-Mar-2009)
    Each time you eat, are you really hungry?

  • Folic Acid Supplements Raise Prostate Cancer Risk
    (10-Mar-2009)
    But 10-year study also showed having enough folate in diet might offer protection

  • More Vitamin C May Mean Less Chance of Gout
    (09-Mar-2009)
    With 1,500 milligrams a day, men cut their risk by 45%, study finds

  • More Vitamin C May Mean Less Chance of Gout
    (09-Mar-2009)
    With 1,500 milligrams a day, men cut their risk by 45%, study finds

  • Teens' Lung Health Is Linked to Their Diet
    (06-Mar-2009)
    Eating fruit and fish might lessen asthma, bronchitis symptoms, research suggests

  • Gene Explains How High-Fructose Diets Lead to Insulin Resistance
    (06-Mar-2009)
    Corn syrup more easily metabolizes to fat in liver, which may trigger disease, study says

  • Healthy Foods Harder to Find in Poor Neighborhoods
    (06-Mar-2009)
    Wealthier areas offer residents more nutritious items in stores, studies find

  • Mom Was Right: Eat Your Broccoli
    (05-Mar-2009)
    Study finds substance in sprouts cuts inflammation linked to asthma, heart disease

  • Bias Against Obesity Is Found Among Future Dietitians
    (05-Mar-2009)
    Attitude could affect care patients might get, experts warn

  • Ethnicity May Drive Response to Obesity, Insulin Resistance
    (04-Mar-2009)
    Study says blacks less likely to have high triglycerides than whites, Hispanics

  • School Lunches Too Fatty and Sugary, Critics Say
    (04-Mar-2009)
    Assessment urges more veggies plus restrictions on unhealthy options

  • Older Americans May Lack Adequate Nutrition
    (04-Mar-2009)
    But those taking supplements often exceed recommended levels, study finds

  • U.S. Diet Needs Heart-Felt Overhaul
    (03-Mar-2009)
    Doctors urge all levels of society to encourage good eating habits, cut coronary risks

  • Travel Safety Can Be a Passport to Good Health
    (28-Feb-2009)
    Just because it's a resort, doesn't mean precautions should be abandoned, experts note

  • Iodine in Prenatal Vitamins Varies Widely
    (25-Feb-2009)
    Labeling doesn't always reflect content, which is crucial to fetal neurological development, researchers note

  • Want to Lose Weight? Just Eat Less, Diet Study Suggests
    (25-Feb-2009)
    Comparison of 4 diet plans finds all produce similar results

  • Calcium Helps Ward Off Colon Cancer
    (23-Feb-2009)
    Effect is strongest for women, study finds, doesn't extend to other malignancies

  • Too Little Vitamin D May Mean More Colds and Flu
    (23-Feb-2009)
    Whether adding supplements would help still needs testing, experts say

  • Too Little Vitamin D May Mean More Colds and Flu
    (23-Feb-2009)
    Whether adding supplements would help still needs testing, experts say

  • More Fast-Food Joints in Neighborhoods Mean More Strokes
    (19-Feb-2009)
    Analysis is interesting, but doesn't prove cause and effect, researcher says

  • Sunken, Unexploded Bombs Pose Cancer Risk
    (18-Feb-2009)
    Munitions in water off Puerto Rico transfer toxins into seafood, scientist says

  • Not Many U.S. Kids Need Statins
    (16-Feb-2009)
    Fewer than 1% with high cholesterol, study shows

  • Chocolate for Your Valentine a Healthy Idea
    (13-Feb-2009)
    Expert says the dark kind protects against cancer, along with being sweet

  • Garlic Yields Up Its Health Secret
    (10-Feb-2009)
    It's the same compound that gives it that distinct smell, scientists say

  • Dietary Aid Helps Kidney Patients Stay Safe
    (10-Feb-2009)
    Too much phosphorus in food can cause harm, but new tool helps spot the danger

  • Mediterranean Diet Aids the Aging Brain: Study
    (10-Feb-2009)
    Eating plan seems to reduce the risk of cognitive impairment, dementia

  • FDA: Company Knowingly Shipped Tainted Peanut Products
    (07-Feb-2009)
    Agency now reports that Peanut Corp. of America sent out supplies it knew contained salmonella

  • Prescription Chondroitin May Help Knee Osteoarthritis
    (06-Feb-2009)
    European drug is not the same as supplement available in U.S., study says

  • Tainted China Formula Caused High Rate of Kidney Stones in Kids
    (04-Feb-2009)
    Almost 10% of infants who ingested melamine developed deposits, study finds

  • Obama Orders Review of FDA in Salmonella Outbreak
    (02-Feb-2009)
    Saying his daughter should be able to eat peanut butter without getting sick, president acts as salmonella outbreak, peanut recalls, criminal probe continue

  • Many Kids Don't Need the Vitamins They're Taking
    (02-Feb-2009)
    But poor children who do need supplements aren't getting them, study shows

  • Many Kids Don't Need the Vitamins They're Taking
    (02-Feb-2009)
    But poor children who do need supplements aren't getting them, study shows

  • Adult Fast-Food Diets Tied to Too Much TV as Teen
    (30-Jan-2009)
    Hours of ads for greasy, sugary fare may be to blame, researchers say

  • U.S. Launches Criminal Probe Into Salmonella Outbreak
    (30-Jan-2009)
    Justice Department acts after revelation that Peanut Corp. of America shipped tainted product months before the current outbreak, FDA announces

  • All Products at Georgia Peanut Plant Recalled
    (29-Jan-2009)
    Recall covers everything made in the last two years; lawmakers demand criminal probe after U.S. health officials say company sent out questionable peanut products long before salmonella outbreak

  • Health Tip: Be Wary of Fad Diets
    (28-Jan-2009)
    If they promise too much, be concerned

  • Study Finds High-Fructose Corn Syrup Contains Mercury
    (28-Jan-2009)
    Half of batches tested positive, third of popular sweetened products showed traces

  • Omega-6 Fatty Acids Can Be Good for You
    (26-Jan-2009)
    New advisory puts worries about possible link to heart disease to rest

  • Health Tip: Problems With a Picky Eater?
    (26-Jan-2009)
    Suggestions to maintain proper nutrition

  • Omega-6 Fatty Acids Can Be Good for You
    (26-Jan-2009)
    New advisory puts worries about possible link to heart disease to rest

  • Seventh Salmonella Death Linked to Peanut Products
    (24-Jan-2009)
    At least 38 companies across U.S. involved in recalls as salmonella outbreak action continues; Girl Scouts, Hershey and Kraft Foods say their products are safe

  • Salmonella Infection Numbers Still Rising; Recalls Rise Also
    (21-Jan-2009)
    NutriSystem, pet food company join grocers and food suppliers in pulling products from shelves as FDA advises consumers not to eat anything but jars of peanut butter while probe continues

  • Supplement Hampers Thyroid Cancer Treatment
    (21-Jan-2009)
    Iodine from kelp in dietary aid compromised therapy, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Nutrition for Athletic Performance
    (20-Jan-2009)
    If you're training for a big event, be sure to eat and drink right

  • Why Saying No to Foods May Be Harder for Women
    (20-Jan-2009)
    Gender differences might be explained by hormones and evolution, study finds

  • More Peanut Butter Products Join Recall List
    (20-Jan-2009)
    More companies pull products from shelves as FDA advises consumers not to eat anything but jars of peanut butter while salmonella probe continues

  • Low-Cost Strategies to Maintain Health in Hard Times
    (19-Jan-2009)
    Staying fit doesn't have to break the bank, experts say

  • Preschool Lunch Doesn't Always Pack Nutritious Punch
    (19-Jan-2009)
    Study finds meals from home often lack fruits, veggies, whole grains

  • Women in Coastal Areas Have Higher Mercury Levels
    (19-Jan-2009)
    Study finds increase tied to income, ethnicity, types of seafood consumed

  • Peanut Butter Product Recalls Mount
    (19-Jan-2009)
    More companies pull products from shelves as FDA advises consumers not to eat anything but jars of peanut butter while salmonella probe continues

  • Preschool Lunch Doesn't Always Pack Nutritious Punch
    (19-Jan-2009)
    Study finds meals from home often lack fruits, veggies, whole grains

  • FDA Warns Consumers Not to Eat Peanut Butter Products
    (18-Jan-2009)
    Agency advises against everything but jars of peanut butter as salmonella probe widens; more companies issue recall notices for products; toll at 470 sickened, 6 dead, in 43 states and Canada

  • Cholesterol Levels May Not Measure Cardiac Risk
    (16-Jan-2009)
    Normal readings showed up in many who had heart attacks, study shows

  • Health Tip: What Seniors Eat
    (15-Jan-2009)
    Diet is still crucial when you're older

  • Kellogg Halts Sales of Peanut Butter Crackers
    (15-Jan-2009)
    Cereal giant calls action 'precautionary' as salmonella outbreak probe continues; 5 deaths now linked; victim count up to 430 in 43 states

  • FDA Issues Final Regulations for Genetically Engineered Animals
    (15-Jan-2009)
    Consumer labeling not required for foods from these animals, agency says

  • More Peanut Butter Recalled in Salmonella Outbreak
    (14-Jan-2009)
    Va. company issues nationwide recall as number of people sickened in outbreak rises to 425 in 43 states; 3 deaths appear linked

  • Minn. Confirms Tainted Peanut Butter Link to Salmonella Outbreak
    (13-Jan-2009)
    Health officials report genetic match; Ohio distributor recalls two King Nut brands; CDC says more than 400 in 43 states sickened

  • Peanut Butter Recalled as Salmonella Search Continues
    (12-Jan-2009)
    Ohio distributor issues recall of King Nut brand after Minn. officials find bacteria in one container; almost 400 Americans in 42 states have been sickened

  • Garlic as a Cancer Fighter? Maybe Not
    (09-Jan-2009)
    Evidence that strong-smelling herb prevents cancer is said to be weak

  • Americans Consuming More Sugary Beverages
    (09-Jan-2009)
    Adults gulping an average of 300 calories every day, study finds

  • Officials Still Seek Source of Salmonella Outbreak
    (09-Jan-2009)
    Almost 400 Americans in 42 states have been sickened

  • FDA Backs Cholesterol Drug Vytorin
    (08-Jan-2009)
    Review says it lowered bad cholesterol more effectively than Zocor

  • Health Tip: More Than You Can Chew
    (06-Jan-2009)
    What to do when chewing becomes difficult

  • It Pays to Eat Less as You Age
    (06-Jan-2009)
    Cutting calories can cut down on pounds in middle age, study says

  • It Pays to Eat Less as You Age
    (06-Jan-2009)
    Cutting calories can cut down on pounds in middle age, study says

  • Gastric Bypass Halts Diabetes in Obese Teens
    (05-Jan-2009)
    Surgery could help them avoid long-term complications of blood sugar disease, scientists say

  • Health Tip: Budget Your Calories
    (05-Jan-2009)
    How to use your extras

  • Prenatal Nutrition, Postnatal Allergy Protection
    (04-Jan-2009)
    Certain foods consumed during pregnancy might protect against asthma and eczema

  • Prenatal Nutrition, Postnatal Allergy Protection
    (04-Jan-2009)
    Certain foods consumed during pregnancy might protect against asthma and eczema

  • Grape Seed Extract Kills Leukemia Cells in Lab
    (31-Dec-2008)
    Finding might lead to new treatment for blood cancers, researchers say

  • Dubious Drugs, Tainted Foods Top 2008's Health Stories
    (31-Dec-2008)
    But deaths from heart disease, cancer show encouraging drop

  • Health Tip: Travel Well, Eat Well
    (30-Dec-2008)
    Healthy eating while on vacation

  • Vigorous Treadmill Workout Curbs Appetite Hormones
    (26-Dec-2008)
    U.K. researchers say findings may lead to more effective ways to control weight

  • Honey Bees on Cocaine 'Dance' When Food Is Found
    (25-Dec-2008)
    Research backs theory that insects' brain reward system activates pleasure centers

  • Fish Oil's Benefits Remain Elusive
    (24-Dec-2008)
    Review finds it may cut cardiac mortality but not help those with heart rhythm problems

  • Eating Strategies for Healthier Holiday Parties
    (21-Dec-2008)
    Easy-to-follow tips can take the guilt, and the calories, out of the equation

  • Eating Strategies for Healthier Holiday Parties
    (21-Dec-2008)
    Easy-to-follow tips can take the guilt, and the calories, out of the equation

  • For the Obese, Holiday Tables Serve Platefuls of Doubt
    (20-Dec-2008)
    But fear of social pressures can be overcome with honest approach to food, expert says

  • Health Tip: Your Diet After Cancer Treatment
    (19-Dec-2008)
    Healthy meals still matter

  • Limiting School Snacks Boosts Fruit, Veggie Consumption
    (19-Dec-2008)
    The increase, while modest, was significant, study finds

  • Low Doses of Melamine Won't Harm Kids' Kidneys
    (19-Dec-2008)
    Hong Kong researchers found most of those exposed to tainted products were OK

  • Limiting School Snacks Boosts Fruit, Veggie Consumption
    (19-Dec-2008)
    The increase, while modest, was significant, study finds

  • Toxic Poinsettias? Hangover Cures? It May Be All Fiction
    (18-Dec-2008)
    Researchers debunk common holiday and wintertime health myths

  • 'Mediterranean'-Style Diet Best for Blood Sugar Control
    (17-Dec-2008)
    Another study finds type 2 diabetes increases cancer death risk

  • Phenols in Quality Olive Oil Suppress Breast Cancer Gene
    (17-Dec-2008)
    But study cautions lab findings were at levels unlikely to be achieved in real life

  • 'Mediterranean'-Style Diet Best for Blood Sugar Control
    (17-Dec-2008)
    Another study finds type 2 diabetes increases cancer death risk

  • TriLipix Approved to Help Lower Cholesterol
    (16-Dec-2008)
    To be used alone, or in combination with a statin

  • ICU Nutritional Program Failed to Boost Outcomes
    (16-Dec-2008)
    Early feeding didn't cut length of stay either, study finds

  • Deaths From Heart Disease, Stroke Down 30%
    (15-Dec-2008)
    Medical advances, not lifestyle changes, are source of the improvement, AHA says

  • New Food Pyramid Is Aimed at Kids
    (13-Dec-2008)
    'MyPyramid for Preschoolers' helps parents expand little ones' diet in a healthy way

  • Fruits and Veggies May Strengthen Bones
    (12-Dec-2008)
    Could join calcium and vitamin D in fight against osteoporosis, study finds

  • Fruits and Veggies May Strengthen Bones
    (12-Dec-2008)
    Could join calcium and vitamin D in fight against osteoporosis, study finds

  • Study Suggests Sugar May Be Addictive
    (10-Dec-2008)
    Finding might yield new insights into eating disorders, experts say

  • Statin Use Doesn't Inhibit Lymphoma Drug Therapy
    (09-Dec-2008)
    Cholesterol-lowering meds may actually help patients on rituximab, study suggests

  • 11 New Cholesterol Genes Identified
    (08-Dec-2008)
    Could be targets for drug treatment, researchers note

  • 11 New Cholesterol Genes Identified
    (08-Dec-2008)
    Could be targets for drug treatment, researchers note

  • Mediterranean Diet Enriched With Nuts Cuts Heart Risks
    (08-Dec-2008)
    Study says metabolic abnormalities better regulated when following this approach

  • Anemia Rates Down for U.S. Women and Children
    (08-Dec-2008)
    But they remain disproportionately high for minority women, study finds

  • Holidays Don't Have to Make You Heavier
    (07-Dec-2008)
    Maintaining weight, instead of dieting, is a good way to keep pounds off, experts say

  • Portion Distortion
    (07-Dec-2008)
    In the fight against obesity, Americans need to re-learn proper serving sizes for meals

  • Holidays Don't Have to Make You Heavier
    (07-Dec-2008)
    Maintaining weight, instead of dieting, is a good way to keep pounds off, experts say

  • Vitamin K Slows Insulin Resistance in Older Men
    (05-Dec-2008)
    But effect for women not same, as study cites obesity as possible cause

  • Folate in Early Pregnancy May Boost Wheezing in Baby
    (02-Dec-2008)
    Infants born to moms who took it in first 3 months more likely to have respiratory woes

  • High Salt Levels Common in Many Foods
    (02-Dec-2008)
    Cereals, licorice, pancakes, among other products, home to sodium, study says

  • Folate in Early Pregnancy May Boost Wheezing in Baby
    (02-Dec-2008)
    Infants born to moms who took it in first 3 months more likely to have respiratory woes

  • Vitamin D Vital for the Heart
    (01-Dec-2008)
    Lack of the sunlight-derived nutrient tied to increased cardiovascular events

  • FDA Touts Efforts to Enhance Food Safety
    (01-Dec-2008)
    Critics see problems with the agency's goals, commitment and resources

  • Antibiotics Largest Cause of Drug-Induced Liver Damage
    (01-Dec-2008)
    Prescription meds, supplements can also trigger acute organ failure, study says

  • Cranberries May Help Prevent Urinary Tract Infections
    (27-Nov-2008)
    Their high acid content inhibits bacterial growth, experts say

  • Holiday Meals With a Calorie-Conscious Twist
    (26-Nov-2008)
    Swapping out heavy ingredients can mean healthier eating without the guilt, experts say

  • Health Tip: Diabetes and Dessert
    (26-Nov-2008)
    Suggestions for what you should eat

  • Fat-Sensing Hormones Might Fight Obesity
    (26-Nov-2008)
    Study with rodents shows the molecules help regulate appetite

  • Improper Microwaving Led to Pot Pie-Salmonella Outbreak
    (26-Nov-2008)
    CDC urges clearer cooking instructions to protect consumers

  • Live Chickens on Trucks Could Transmit Dangerous Germs
    (25-Nov-2008)
    Antibiotic-resistant bacteria found in cars traveling behind tractor-trailers carrying fowl

  • An Allergy Checklist for Holiday Gatherings
    (23-Nov-2008)
    Guests with asthma, respiratory disease will enjoy the party if hosts plan wisely

  • Substitutions Make Holiday Fare Healthier
    (22-Nov-2008)
    Altering recipes to cut fat, salt a quick fix without losing taste, experts say

  • Health Tip: Signs of Celiac Disease in Children
    (21-Nov-2008)
    Here are typical symptoms

  • High Blood Pressure Stalks Many Americans
    (21-Nov-2008)
    Seven in 10 don't do enough to protect themselves from stroke, heart attack

  • Genetic Testing No Real Help in Predicting Type 2 Diabetes
    (19-Nov-2008)
    Traditional risk factors, such as obesity, are just as useful, studies find

  • Health Tip: Maintain a Healthy Weight
    (18-Nov-2008)
    Suggestions to help prevent regaining lost pounds

  • Health Tip: Maintain a Healthy Weight
    (18-Nov-2008)
    Suggestions to help prevent regaining lost pounds

  • Vitamin C, E Supplements Won't Help Prevent Cancer
    (18-Nov-2008)
    Findings follow similar results for the prevention of heart disease

  • Canola Oil Consumed During Pregnancy Lowers Breast Cancer Risk for Offspring
    (18-Nov-2008)
    Mouse study found it was better than corn oil during gestation and lactation

  • Early Life Peanut Consumption Might Prevent Allergy
    (14-Nov-2008)
    But experts say study results aren't sufficient to counter current warnings

  • High-Fat Diet While Pregnant May Produce Obese Kids
    (14-Nov-2008)
    It may lead to permanent changes in the fetal brain, study says

  • Saturated Fats Linked to Cancer of Small Intestine
    (14-Nov-2008)
    These fats are found in red meat and processed meats, researchers say

  • Traces of Corn Found in Almost All Fast Food
    (13-Nov-2008)
    Only 12 servings out of hundreds had nutrients that didn't contain it, researchers say

  • High Blood Fat Levels Tied to Ischemic Stroke Risk
    (12-Nov-2008)
    Study says triglyceride tests done without fasting simpler, better define those in danger

  • Lipoprotein Levels May Predict Women's Hypertension Risk
    (11-Nov-2008)
    These particles carry cholesterol and triglycerides throughout the body

  • Calcium, Vitamin D Won't Prevent Breast Cancer
    (11-Nov-2008)
    But findings apply to postmenopausal women only, counters editorial

  • Statin Might Help More People Fight Heart Disease Than Thought
    (10-Nov-2008)
    Crestor worked well in those with normal LDL but slightly elevated CRP levels, study finds

  • Childhood Food Allergies on the Rise
    (10-Nov-2008)
    But researchers are working on new therapies to combat the problem

  • Lack of Potassium Linked to High Blood Pressure
    (09-Nov-2008)
    The finding is especially true for blacks, study suggests

  • Lack of Potassium Linked to High Blood Pressure
    (09-Nov-2008)
    The finding is especially true for blacks, study suggests

  • Don't Rely on Diet to Prevent Weight Regain
    (07-Nov-2008)
    In study, people put lost pounds back on regardless of the amount of fat they ate

  • Don't Rely on Diet to Prevent Weight Regain
    (07-Nov-2008)
    In study, people put lost pounds back on regardless of the amount of fat they ate

  • Whole Grains Lower Risk of Heart Failure
    (05-Nov-2008)
    Eating these foods and reducing intake of high-fat dairy, eggs improve odds against disease

  • Whole Grains Lower Risk of Heart Failure
    (05-Nov-2008)
    Eating these foods and reducing intake of high-fat dairy, eggs improve odds against disease

  • Health Tip: What's on Your Plate?
    (04-Nov-2008)
    Review your food before eating it

  • Smokers' Homes More Likely to House Hungry Kids
    (04-Nov-2008)
    Study finds twice the incidence of 'food insecurity'

  • Folic Acid and Other B Vitamins Won't Help Prevent Cancer
    (04-Nov-2008)
    Seven-year study of supplements found no change in disease risk

  • Smokers' Homes More Likely to House Hungry Kids
    (04-Nov-2008)
    Study finds twice the incidence of 'food insecurity'

  • Folic Acid and Other B Vitamins Won't Help Prevent Cancer
    (04-Nov-2008)
    Seven-year study of supplements found no change in disease risk

  • Fish Twice a Week Cuts Diabetics' Kidney Risks
    (03-Nov-2008)
    Dietary change enhances blood glucose control, study finds

  • Family Halloween Safety Can Be Fiendishly Simple
    (31-Oct-2008)
    Limit trick-or-treating to familiar places, don't take candy from strangers, expert says

  • Heavy Metals Can Taint Wine
    (31-Oct-2008)
    Could be a possible health hazard, British researchers say

  • FDA Warns of Dangers of Mexican Vanilla
    (31-Oct-2008)
    Agency says it contains coumarin, which is related to ingredient in blood thinners

  • Excess Weight Gain During Pregnancy a Risk to Mother and Child
    (31-Oct-2008)
    It doubles the chances of having a heavy baby, study finds

  • Statins Lower Blood Marker for Prostate Cancer
    (30-Oct-2008)
    But it's not clear if the cholesterol-lowering drugs protect against the disease

  • Coconut Oil May Help Fight Childhood Pneumonia
    (30-Oct-2008)
    Symptoms eased faster when it was added to antibiotic therapy, study found

  • Rate of Diabetes Cases Doubles in 10 Years: CDC
    (30-Oct-2008)
    The obesity epidemic is fueling the type 2 disease epidemic, officials say

  • Rate of Diabetes Cases Doubles in 10 Years: CDC
    (30-Oct-2008)
    The obesity epidemic is fueling the type 2 disease epidemic, officials say

  • Other Health Problems Can Delay MS Diagnosis
    (29-Oct-2008)
    Obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease can all cloud symptoms, study says

  • Red Meat Helps Spur a Food Poison Germ
    (29-Oct-2008)
    The gut toxin uses molecules introduced by meat, dairy products, scientists say

  • Statins Reduced Death Risk From Pneumonia
    (28-Oct-2008)
    One-third lower mortality for hospitalized patients, study found

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis a Threat to the Heart
    (27-Oct-2008)
    Greater risk of heart attack, and more complications later, studies find

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis a Threat to the Heart
    (27-Oct-2008)
    Greater risk of heart attack, and more complications later, studies find

  • Cherry-Enriched Diet Cut Heart Risks in Rats
    (26-Oct-2008)
    Study finds tart powder reduced inflammation, cholesterol and belly fat

  • Cherry-Enriched Diet Cut Heart Risks in Rats
    (26-Oct-2008)
    Study finds tart powder reduced inflammation, cholesterol and belly fat

  • Purple Tomato Extended Lives of Cancer-Prone Mice
    (26-Oct-2008)
    Snapdragon flower pigments produced color, antioxidants in genetically modified fruit

  • Breast Milk Molecule Gives Mom's Immunity to Baby
    (24-Oct-2008)
    Antibody pathway to mammary glands channels protection against intestinal bugs, study says

  • High Fructose Diet Inhibits Appetite Hormone
    (23-Oct-2008)
    Sugary fare led to leptin resistance in rats that boosted obesity risk, study says

  • Eating Fast Until Full Triples Overweight Risk
    (22-Oct-2008)
    Availability of cheap foods, larger portions changes dining behavior, Japanese study says

  • Food Allergies Up 18% Among U.S. Children
    (22-Oct-2008)
    Reactions lead to higher risk for asthma, other respiratory problems, CDC report says

  • Health Tip: Choose Meats Wisely
    (20-Oct-2008)
    Select the leanest and healthiest

  • Western Diet Boosts Global Heart Attack Risk 30%
    (20-Oct-2008)
    But study also finds 'Oriental' pattern little benefit either way because of salty sauces

  • Acrylamide Doesn't Raise Gastrointestinal Cancer Risk
    (20-Oct-2008)
    Large study found no danger from chemical produced during high-temp cooking

  • Spices, Herbs Boost Health for Diabetics
    (17-Oct-2008)
    Study finds antioxidants lower inflammation caused by high blood sugar

  • Health Tip: Make Time for Breakfast
    (17-Oct-2008)
    Start the day with a healthy meal

  • Chicken Soup May Lower Blood Pressure
    (16-Oct-2008)
    Collagen in some parts of chicken acts like a hypertension medication, study suggests

  • Overeating? Blame Your Genes
    (16-Oct-2008)
    Certain DNA may cause people to eat more to get the same pleasure from food

  • Chicken Soup May Lower Blood Pressure
    (16-Oct-2008)
    Collagen in some parts of chicken acts like a hypertension medication, study suggests

  • Vitamin D Supplementation Guidelines for Youngsters Doubled
    (13-Oct-2008)
    American Academy of Pediatrics raises daily recommended intake from 200 to 400 IUs

  • Parkinson's Patients More Prone to Vitamin D Deficiency
    (13-Oct-2008)
    Study found their levels were lower than Alzheimer's patients, healthy controls

  • Vitamin D Supplementation Guidelines for Youngsters Doubled
    (13-Oct-2008)
    American Academy of Pediatrics raises daily recommended intake from 200 to 400 IUs

  • Little-Known Fat Can Be a Heartbreaker
    (10-Oct-2008)
    Elevated lipoprotein (a) levels boost cardiovascular disease risk for some

  • Small Intestine Senses Bitter Toxins in Food
    (09-Oct-2008)
    Finding could improve cancer, diabetes treatments, study suggests

  • Fatty Acid in Olive Oil Wards Off Hunger
    (07-Oct-2008)
    Study with lab animals might one day lead to new weight control approach in people

  • Fatty Acid in Olive Oil Wards Off Hunger
    (07-Oct-2008)
    Study with lab animals might one day lead to new weight control approach in people

  • Vending Machines Found in Most Middle Schools
    (06-Oct-2008)
    Snacks, drinks sold not helping fight against childhood obesity, researcher notes

  • FDA Rules How Much Melamine Is Too Much
    (03-Oct-2008)
    In wake of China food scare, agency says any amount is too much for infants

  • Dieting History Tied to Weight Gain in Pregnancy
    (01-Oct-2008)
    Restricted eaters gained too much or too little, study finds

  • Popular Supplements Don't Work Against Arthritis: Study
    (30-Sep-2008)
    But lead researcher says it's too soon to give up on glucosamine

  • Eating Fish, Breast-Feeding Boost Infant Development
    (29-Sep-2008)
    Mom's careful choice of foods offers both physical and mental advantages, study says

  • FDA Faulted for Lack of Produce Oversight
    (29-Sep-2008)
    Congressional report cites insufficient funding and resources

  • Babies Who Eat Fish Lower Eczema Risk
    (26-Sep-2008)
    Study found doing so before 9 months decreased chances of skin condition by 25%

  • Surgery May Not Help Most People With Narrowed Brain Artery
    (25-Sep-2008)
    Intensive medical treatment can prevent stroke, study says

  • Surgery May Not Help Most People With Narrowed Brain Artery
    (25-Sep-2008)
    Intensive medical treatment can prevent stroke, study says

  • A Honey of a Sinusitis Treatment
    (24-Sep-2008)
    The natural sweet defeats the bacteria that drive the ailment, study shows

  • Health Tip: Satisfying Food Cravings
    (23-Sep-2008)
    Allow yourself a little to prevent eating a lot

  • Chamomile Tea May Ward Off Diabetes Damage
    (19-Sep-2008)
    Rats fed herbal extract showed significant decrease in blood sugar levels

  • Red Wine Molecule Might Battle MS
    (19-Sep-2008)
    Other promising therapies reported at meeting in Montreal

  • FDA Proposes Regulations for Genetically Engineered Animals
    (19-Sep-2008)
    Producers must provide safety and efficacy data before market approval

  • Vitamin C Might Help Lower Hypertension
    (19-Sep-2008)
    But delivery was intravenous, so implications for diet are unclear, experts say

  • School-Based Efforts Boost Kids' Fruit, Vegetable Intake
    (18-Sep-2008)
    Biggest difference maker was repeated exposure through taste testing, study says

  • Healthy Lifestyle Boosts Women's Longevity
    (17-Sep-2008)
    Good living can reduce the risk of dying from heart disease and cancer, study shows

  • Premixed Insulin May Offer Better Blood Sugar Control
    (17-Sep-2008)
    Study compared these formulations to long-acting insulin and other medications

  • Health Tip: Preparing for Pregnancy
    (12-Sep-2008)
    What's needed in your diet, and what you should avoid

  • Banning Soft Drinks in Schools Has Small Impact
    (12-Sep-2008)
    Study finds only limited gains from no-sale policies

  • Broccoli Compound May Help COPD Patients
    (12-Sep-2008)
    Sulphoraphane boosts lungs' antioxidant activity, researchers explain

  • Mediterranean Diet Cuts Death From Chronic Diseases
    (12-Sep-2008)
    Those who eat this way reduce risk of many illnesses by almost 10%, study says

  • Health Tip: Control Overeating
    (11-Sep-2008)
    Suggestions to limit how much you eat

  • Health Tip: Help Your Child Develop Healthy Habits
    (10-Sep-2008)
    Set a good example at home

  • Health Tip: Eating a Brain-Healthy Diet
    (09-Sep-2008)
    Nutritional suggestions to help keep your mind sharp

  • Health Tip: Understanding Serving Sizes
    (08-Sep-2008)
    Know how much you should eat

  • Kids of Stressed, Low-Income Moms Prone to Weight Problems
    (03-Sep-2008)
    Anxiety may prompt the children to eat unhealthy foods, study suggests

  • Brain 'Master Switch' May Control Appetite, Fertility
    (31-Aug-2008)
    Mouse study shows genetic link to signals telling body when it's full, safe to mate

  • Antioxidant-Rich Diet May Protect Against Eye Disease
    (29-Aug-2008)
    Compounds likely extend life of retinal cells that fight age-related macular degeneration

  • Salmonella Outbreak Over, U.S. Says
    (28-Aug-2008)
    FDA lifts advisory against eating raw Mexican jalapeno and serrano peppers

  • Mistaken Beliefs About Cancer Abound
    (27-Aug-2008)
    Global survey says many inflate environmental risks, downplay behaviors that count

  • Nuts, Seeds, Popcorn Don't Boost Diverticulosis Risk
    (26-Aug-2008)
    Study disputes conventional wisdom, but other experts say those foods cause pain for some

  • LDL Cholesterol Tied to Increased Cancer Risk in Diabetics
    (25-Aug-2008)
    Using these levels as markers could help clinicians better treat patients, Chinese study finds

  • Food Allergy Action Plan Can Keep Kids From Harm
    (25-Aug-2008)
    Allergists recommend consulting with school staff on avoidance strategies

  • Healthy Lunches Help Kids' Concentration in School
    (24-Aug-2008)
    Parents should go light on fats and remember their example is best teacher, expert says

  • Marinades Help Keep Grilled Meat Safe
    (22-Aug-2008)
    Study found they reduce the amount of cancer-causing compounds

  • Intense Heat May Boost Tomato Antioxidant
    (22-Aug-2008)
    Fat added to lycopene molecules appears to increase disease-fighting power, study says

  • Health Tip: Monitor the Mercury in Your Food
    (21-Aug-2008)
    Pregnant women and young children should be especially cautious

  • Spoonful of Sugar Really Might Help Medicine Go Down
    (21-Aug-2008)
    Some children have evolutionary distaste for bitter remedies, foods, study finds

  • Health Tip: Who's Prone to Iron Deficiency?
    (19-Aug-2008)
    Menstruating women to blood donors, among others

  • Vitamin B, Folate Supplements Won't Help Heart
    (19-Aug-2008)
    In fact, new study hints they might be hazardous

  • More Juices Found to Affect Drugs' Effectiveness: Study
    (19-Aug-2008)
    Orange and apple join grapefruit on list of drinks that may pose problems

  • Health Tip: Keep Cholesterol Under Control
    (18-Aug-2008)
    Doing so may require lifestyle changes

  • Freshman Weight Gain Has Many Culprits
    (16-Aug-2008)
    Fast food access, alcohol and study load contribute to poor dietary choices, expert says

  • Freshman Weight Gain Has Many Culprits
    (16-Aug-2008)
    Fast food access, alcohol and study load contribute to poor dietary choices, expert says

  • Kids' Obesity Linked to Ear Infections
    (14-Aug-2008)
    Altered sense of taste may result in preference for unhealthy foods, studies suggest

  • Weight Loss After Diabetes Diagnosis Offers Big Benefits: Study
    (12-Aug-2008)
    And the improvements in blood sugar and blood pressure last, even if weight comes back

  • Breakfast Eggs Keep Folks on Diet
    (12-Aug-2008)
    2 in the morning helped adults lose 65% more weight, study finds

  • New Test Scans Beef for Mad Cow Disease
    (12-Aug-2008)
    Method enables real-time identification of contaminated tissue, study says

  • Scientists Create Mice Resistant to Obesity
    (11-Aug-2008)
    Research with a brain chemical might lead to drug treatments for humans

  • Lack of Vitamin D Boosts Death Risk
    (11-Aug-2008)
    Many people aren't getting enough of the sunlight-sourced nutrient, researchers say

  • Stroke Risk Plummets With Healthy Lifestyle
    (11-Aug-2008)
    Quitting smoking, eating properly and exercising protects your brain, study finds

  • 2 Checklists Aid Those Over 50 With Medical Decisions
    (09-Aug-2008)
    Brochures help patients, doctors discuss tests to maintain healthy lifestyle

  • Soy Protein Doesn't Lower Cholesterol
    (08-Aug-2008)
    Regular consumption had little effect on LDL levels, study finds

  • Too Much Salt Boosts Blood Pressure
    (08-Aug-2008)
    Study rules out the effect of one genetic variation

  • Soy Protein Doesn't Lower Cholesterol
    (08-Aug-2008)
    Regular consumption had little effect on LDL levels, study finds

  • Soy Protein Doesn't Lower Cholesterol
    (08-Aug-2008)
    Regular consumption had little effect on LDL levels, study finds

  • Fish May Ward Off Dementia and Stroke
    (05-Aug-2008)
    Those rich in omega-3 fatty acids can reduce risk by 26%, study finds

  • Researchers Push Aggressive Cholesterol Control in Kids
    (04-Aug-2008)
    Rather than drugs, they urge early lifestyle, dietary changes

  • Researchers Push Aggressive Cholesterol Control in Kids
    (04-Aug-2008)
    Rather than drugs, they urge early lifestyle, dietary changes

  • Creatine Has Negligible Effect on COPD Exercise Rehab
    (01-Aug-2008)
    Popular nutritional supplement no substitute for old-fashioned hard work, study says

  • Study Explains How Cranberries Prevent Urinary Infections
    (31-Jul-2008)
    Juice changes properties of bacteria to form barrier against illness

  • Fondness for Fish Keeps Japanese Hearts Healthy
    (29-Jul-2008)
    Long-term omega-3 consumption appears to combat some traditional risk factors, study finds

  • Fondness for Fish Keeps Japanese Hearts Healthy
    (29-Jul-2008)
    Long-term omega-3 consumption appears to combat some traditional risk factors, study finds

  • Most Fit Have Less Brain Atrophy From Alzheimer's
    (28-Jul-2008)
    Even moderate exercise, done regularly, improves quality of life

  • Health Tip: Prevent Dehydration
    (28-Jul-2008)
    Drink before you get thirsty

  • Some Sweeteners Inhibit Enzyme Tied to Type 2 Diabetes
    (25-Jul-2008)
    Antioxidants in date sugar, dark brown sugars help control blood pressure, heart disease

  • Iced Teas Pose High Risk of Kidney Stones
    (25-Jul-2008)
    Lemonade a safer choice for men over 40 seeking to avoid them, study says

  • Health Tip: Evaluate Your Diet
    (24-Jul-2008)
    Is it time for a healthier eating plan?

  • Soy Linked to Low Sperm Count
    (24-Jul-2008)
    Could affect fertility, especially in overweight and obese men, researchers report

  • Intestinal Gluten Receptor Is Gateway for Celiac Disease
    (24-Jul-2008)
    Finding could offer new treatments for other autoimmune disorders, study says

  • Vytorin Fails to Lower Heart Valve Problems
    (21-Jul-2008)
    Latest multi-country study shows troubled cholesterol drug no better than placebo at easing cardiovascular events in targeted patients

  • Stretch That Grocery List in Lean Times
    (21-Jul-2008)
    Tips to serve your family healthy meals for less

  • Breast-Fed Babies Have Fewer GI Infections
    (18-Jul-2008)
    But they're more likely to be iron-deficient, study finds

  • Low-Fat Milk OK for Some Toddlers
    (17-Jul-2008)
    Pediatricians look to help those at risk of obesity or with high cholesterol

  • Dietary Fiber Cuts Risk of Pregnancy Complication
    (17-Jul-2008)
    Preeclampsia raises blood pressure, but the nutrient lowers the odds, study finds

  • U.S. Obesity Epidemic Continues to Grow
    (17-Jul-2008)
    One-quarter of Americans report being obese, CDC report says

  • Low-Fat Milk OK for Some Toddlers
    (17-Jul-2008)
    Pediatricians look to help those at risk of obesity or with high cholesterol

  • Diet Plans Produce Similar Results
    (16-Jul-2008)
    Study finds Mediterranean and low-carb diets work just as well as low-fat ones

  • Diet Plans Produce Similar Results
    (16-Jul-2008)
    Study finds Mediterranean and low-carb diets work just as well as low-fat ones

  • Many Women Struggle With Uncontrolled Blood Pressure
    (16-Jul-2008)
    But medications and lifestyle changes can head off threats like heart attack and stroke

  • Just Say No to Nuts During Pregnancy
    (15-Jul-2008)
    Daily consumption while expecting ups odds of asthmatic offspring, study suggests

  • Eating Less May Slow Aging Process
    (14-Jul-2008)
    Cutting just 300 calories a day slows metabolism, tissue failure, study says

  • Eating Less May Slow Aging Process
    (14-Jul-2008)
    Cutting just 300 calories a day slows metabolism, tissue failure, study says

  • Don't Take a Vacation From Healthy Eating
    (13-Jul-2008)
    Expert says sticking to routine will keep those extra pounds off while school's out

  • Don't Take a Vacation From Healthy Eating
    (13-Jul-2008)
    Expert says sticking to routine will keep those extra pounds off while school's out

  • Popular Tilapia Might Not Help Heart
    (11-Jul-2008)
    Study finds farm-raised fish has high levels of unhealthy omega-6 fatty acids

  • Finding Out How Flavonoids Protect the Heart
    (10-Jul-2008)
    Meta-analysis shows specific cardiovascular effects of chocolate, soy protein, green tea

  • Pediatricians Recommend Cholesterol Drugs for Some Kids
    (07-Jul-2008)
    Children as young as 2 should be tested for high cholesterol, group says

  • Health Tip: Eat More Vegetables
    (07-Jul-2008)
    Make it easy on yourself

  • Secondary Schools Serve Unhealthy Foods
    (07-Jul-2008)
    U.S. elementary schools have better offerings than high schools, study says

  • Omega-3, Some Omega-6 Fatty Acids Boost Cardiovascular Health
    (07-Jul-2008)
    Reduce heart attack risk and blood pressure, studies show

  • Child Care May Lead to Unwanted Weight Gain in Infants
    (07-Jul-2008)
    Lack of breast-feeding and early introduction of solid foods may be to blame, study says

  • Secondary Schools Serve Unhealthy Foods
    (07-Jul-2008)
    U.S. elementary schools have better offerings than high schools, study says

  • Child Care May Lead to Unwanted Weight Gain in Infants
    (07-Jul-2008)
    Lack of breast-feeding and early introduction of solid foods may be to blame, study says

  • Get Healthy: Your Middle-Aged Heart Will Thank You
    (05-Jul-2008)
    It's never too late to start eating better, losing weight and exercising, studies find

  • Compound in Red Wine Fights Ravages of Age
    (03-Jul-2008)
    Resveratrol mimics the benefits of restricted calorie diets, study finds

  • Research Links Low HDL Levels With Memory Loss
    (30-Jun-2008)
    But experts aren't ready to embrace the findings as fact

  • Trans Fat Labeling Gets Tricky
    (30-Jun-2008)
    Nutrition Facts panel makes it tough to make healthy choices, study shows

  • Mom's Unhealthy Diet May Have Long-Term Impact on Baby
    (30-Jun-2008)
    Rats fed junk food had higher cholesterol, blood fats into adulthood, British study finds

  • Want to Know the Calorie Content of Your Favorite Drink?
    (30-Jun-2008)
    Reports tells how many carbs and calories are in 26 best-selling alcoholic beverages

  • Health Tip: Don't Overdo Fast Food
    (25-Jun-2008)
    And know what you're eating

  • Health Tip: Get Needed Vitamins and Minerals
    (24-Jun-2008)
    Here's where to find them

  • Healthy Diet Lowers Death Risk for Women
    (23-Jun-2008)
    Study found eating fruits, veggies, whole grains most protective against heart disease

  • Big, Well-Balanced Breakfast Aids Weight Loss
    (19-Jun-2008)
    It led to almost 40-pound reduction among sedentary, obese women, study found

  • Vitamin D May Promote Colon Cancer Survival
    (19-Jun-2008)
    But debate continues on whether the nutrient should be recommended for patients

  • Big, Well-Balanced Breakfast Aids Weight Loss
    (19-Jun-2008)
    It led to almost 40-pound reduction among sedentary, obese women, study found

  • Coffee Drinkers Might Live Longer
    (16-Jun-2008)
    For women, especially, the brew could boost heart health, study finds

  • Flavoring Food May Promote Weight Loss
    (16-Jun-2008)
    Seasonings and sweeteners called 'tastants' help you feel full, study suggests

  • Parents Worry About Tweens Left Alone
    (13-Jun-2008)
    Poll finds they fret about kids' knowledge of safety, privacy, emergency practices, but will leave them alone anyway

  • Lifestyle Counseling Reduces Heart Risk
    (13-Jun-2008)
    European program shows improvement in diet and other factors

  • Omega-3 Foods May Lower Eye Disease Risk
    (13-Jun-2008)
    High intake of fatty acid associated with reduction of both early and late AMD

  • Scientists Discover Protein Involved in Fat Production
    (12-Jun-2008)
    Mouse experiments might lead to new target for treating high cholesterol, researchers say

  • Consumers Urged to Avoid Raw Milk and Raw Milk Products
    (12-Jun-2008)
    Unpasteurized items responsible for E. coli infections in children, CDC reports

  • DNA Coding May Make Bowel Prone to Cancer
    (11-Jun-2008)
    'Addicted' cells provide early diagnosis; diet could affect changes, study says

  • Health Tip: Getting Calcium If You're Lactose Intolerant
    (11-Jun-2008)
    Here's a list of alternatives

  • FDA Expands Tomato Warning Nationwide
    (10-Jun-2008)
    Restaurants, markets stop offering some products after 167 people in 17 states sickened by salmonella, CDC reports

  • Whole Milk Cheaper, Effective Contrast Agent for GI Scans
    (06-Jun-2008)
    It also tasted better than oral barium solution, study finds

  • Fruits, Vegetables, Teas May Cut Smokers' Cancer Risk
    (05-Jun-2008)
    Flavonoids in these foods may also counteract damage tobacco does to DNA, study suggests

  • Weight Gain May Not Be Based Just on What You Eat
    (05-Jun-2008)
    Study suggests the brain chemical serotonin influences fat metabolism

  • Red Wine Compound Helps Heart, May Slow Aging
    (05-Jun-2008)
    Resveratrol mimics effects of caloric restriction to extend life spans in mice

  • Eating Habits Not Sole Cause of Thinness or Obesity
    (04-Jun-2008)
    How you eat counts, study says, but nervous system also dictates weight gain, loss

  • Low-Salt Diet May Not Be Best for Heart
    (04-Jun-2008)
    Study finding contradicts conventional wisdom

  • Eating Habits Not Sole Cause of Thinness or Obesity
    (04-Jun-2008)
    How you eat counts, study says, but nervous system also dictates weight gain, loss

  • Risk Factors for Eating Disorders Vary by Gender
    (03-Jun-2008)
    Rejecting media images, resilience to negative comments should be focus of prevention

  • Fruit Juice May Be Healthy for Kids: Study
    (03-Jun-2008)
    No weight gain seen among those who drink 100% juice, but not all experts agree with findings

  • Fruit Juice May Be Healthy for Kids: Study
    (03-Jun-2008)
    No weight gain seen among those who drink 100% juice, but not all experts agree with findings

  • Kids Gulping Down More Sugary Beverages
    (02-Jun-2008)
    Consumption of such drinks now make up to 15% of their daily calories, study finds

  • Health Tip: Diet for People With Alzheimer's
    (30-May-2008)
    Help them eat properly

  • Green Tea Antioxidant May Help Prevent Alzheimer's
    (30-May-2008)
    The science looks hopeful, but it's still too early to make a dietary recommendation, experts say

  • Mediterranean Diet May Ward Off Type 2 Diabetes
    (30-May-2008)
    The eating plan is rich in fruits and vegetables and low in animal products

  • Some Fats Deserve Change of Heart
    (30-May-2008)
    Survey finds less than half of Americans know two particular fats boost cardiovascular health

  • Mediterranean Diet May Ward Off Type 2 Diabetes
    (30-May-2008)
    The eating plan is rich in fruits and vegetables and low in animal products

  • Clinical Guideline Backs Food, Drink During Labor
    (29-May-2008)
    Nurses, midwives urge more reviews, but say practice provides comfort and nutrition

  • Type of Tomato Product Determines Power Against Prostate Cancer
    (29-May-2008)
    Compound produced during drying works with lycopene to protect against malignancies, study suggests

  • Don't Leave Diet Out to Lunch on Vacation
    (26-May-2008)
    Eating out is common while traveling, but it's important to make healthy choices

  • Health Tip: Taming a Sweet Tooth
    (26-May-2008)
    Healthier options for your cravings

  • Don't Leave Diet Out to Lunch on Vacation
    (26-May-2008)
    Eating out is common while traveling, but it's important to make healthy choices

  • Lowering Cholesterol May Also Lower Prostate Cancer Risk
    (22-May-2008)
    Statins, which lower cholesterol, also lower PSA levels, a warning sign of disease

  • Health Tip: Keeping Off the Weight
    (22-May-2008)
    Stick with your eating plan

  • Probiotics Help Adult Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery
    (22-May-2008)
    The 'good bacteria' also boost gastrointestinal functioning, study found

  • 'Food Clock' May Override Master Sleep Clock in Times of Duress
    (22-May-2008)
    Mouse study suggests threat of starvation triggers the switch

  • Health Tip: Heart-Healthy Diet Should Start in Infancy
    (21-May-2008)
    Here's what the American Heart Association recommends

  • Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Dry Dog Food
    (21-May-2008)
    70 people, many of them young children, were sickened after handling the food, CDC says

  • Oxidized LDL Cholesterol Linked to Metabolic Syndrome
    (20-May-2008)
    Condition can lead to heart attack and stroke, researchers note

  • Oxidized LDL Cholesterol Linked to Metabolic Syndrome
    (20-May-2008)
    Condition can lead to heart attack and stroke, researchers note

  • Advances Aid Treatment, Diagnosis of Celiac Disease
    (19-May-2008)
    Disorder triggered by gluten in common foods, such as bread, pasta, often goes unnoticed

  • Minneapolis Tops List of Heart-Friendly Cities for Women
    (19-May-2008)
    Nashville, St. Louis, and Detroit bring up the rear, survey says

  • Statins May Help Older Women Control Irregular Heartbeat
    (15-May-2008)
    The cholesterol-lowering drugs showed some benefits in preliminary trial

  • Health Tip: Keeping the Caregiver Healthy
    (15-May-2008)
    Here are ways to prevent feeling burned out and stressed

  • Health Tip: Can You Quit Smoking Without Weight Gain?
    (13-May-2008)
    Suggestions to stay smoke-free and healthy

  • High Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Associated With Eye Disease
    (12-May-2008)
    Risk for retinal vein blockage more than doubles when these conditions go untreated

  • Health Tip: Baby's Transition From Liquid Diet
    (12-May-2008)
    Some signs it's time for solid foods

  • Noise in Artery Could Warn of Heart Risk
    (09-May-2008)
    Carotid bruits linked to increased odds of heart attack, death, study finds

  • Fighting a Fungus That Thrives on Tomatoes
    (09-May-2008)
    Scientists find disease-resistant gene wards off fusarium wilt on leaves

  • Flavonoids May Help Treat Alzheimer's
    (09-May-2008)
    Compounds found in fruits and vegetables reduced brain plaques in mouse experiments

  • Soccer's a Winner for Building Bone Health in Girls
    (07-May-2008)
    All 'impact' sports may help to prevent osteoporosis later in life, research suggests

  • Grapefruit Compound Inhibits Hepatitis C Virus
    (06-May-2008)
    Flavonoid called naringenin silences infection pathway, hints of new disease treatments

  • Ibuprofen Linked to Reduced Alzheimer's Risk
    (05-May-2008)
    Other painkillers show some benefit, but more research needed, study says

  • Special Diet Can Ease Epileptic Seizures in Kids
    (02-May-2008)
    Strong support for ketogenic regimen from major randomized trial

  • Report Slams U.S. Food Safety System
    (30-Apr-2008)
    Overhaul of outdated inspection practices desperately needed, critics say

  • Too Few Cancer Survivors Pursue Healthy Lifestyles
    (30-Apr-2008)
    Many aren't exercising enough or getting proper nutrition, study finds

  • Cola May Be Bad to the Bones
    (26-Apr-2008)
    Research suggests the beverage contributes to osteoporosis

  • Disordered Eating Is Widespread Among U.S. Women
    (25-Apr-2008)
    75% say they behave abnormally around food, survey finds

  • Disordered Eating Is Widespread Among U.S. Women
    (25-Apr-2008)
    75% say they behave abnormally around food, survey finds

  • Diluted Seawater Boosts Nutritional Content of Tomatoes
    (25-Apr-2008)
    A 12% solution increased levels of antioxidants, researchers say

  • Omega-3 Benefits for Bipolar Disorder Remain Unclear
    (25-Apr-2008)
    Review finds patients had less severe depression but no change in mania symptoms

  • Health Tip: If You Have to Take Iron Supplements
    (23-Apr-2008)
    Suggestions to make the medicine go down

  • Many Cancer Survivors Are Overweight and Sedentary: Study
    (21-Apr-2008)
    This, despite research that says proper diet and exercise can keep disease from recurring

  • Metabolic Syndrome Triggered by Overeating, Not Obesity
    (18-Apr-2008)
    Mouse study concludes weight gain is an early symptom, not a direct cause

  • Skin Test Spots Heart Risks in Healthy People
    (17-Apr-2008)
    No blood sample required with noninvasive cholesterol test, study shows

  • Smoking, Drinking, Cholesterol May Be Alzheimer's Risk Factors
    (16-Apr-2008)
    Behaviors in midlife can have an impact decades later, studies suggest

  • Prolonged Fasting Boosts Risk of Rare Stroke
    (15-Apr-2008)
    Avoiding food during religious holidays such as Ramadan increased risk almost 3-fold

  • New Benefits From Old Heart Measures
    (14-Apr-2008)
    Statins lower blood pressure, DASH diet cuts cardiovascular risk, studies find

  • New Benefits From Old Heart Measures
    (14-Apr-2008)
    Statins lower blood pressure, DASH diet cuts cardiovascular risk, studies find

  • Diabetic Food Shopping That Won't Break a Budget
    (13-Apr-2008)
    With prices rising, group offers tips that save dollars, make sense

  • Egg Consumption Poses Risks for Diabetic Men: Study
    (10-Apr-2008)
    Study of doctors shows 7 eggs a week raise risk of dying

  • Egg Consumption Poses Risks for Diabetic Men: Study
    (10-Apr-2008)
    Study of doctors shows 7 eggs a week raise risk of dying

  • Irradiation Almost Erases Risk of Food Poisoning
    (10-Apr-2008)
    Salmonella, E. coli bacteria dramatically reduced with this method, researchers find

  • Foodborne Illnesses Remain Constant in U.S.
    (10-Apr-2008)
    More needs to be done to extend safety practices, CDC reports

  • Egg Consumption Poses Risks for Diabetic Men: Study
    (10-Apr-2008)
    Study of doctors shows 7 eggs a week raise risk of dying

  • Food as Medicine?
    (08-Apr-2008)
    Caffeine, green tea, tart cherries may fight MS, cancer and heart disease, studies suggest

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids Won't Prevent Crohn's Relapse
    (08-Apr-2008)
    Despite earlier promise from small trial, new study finds no effect

  • School Environment Can Curb Kids' Weight Gain
    (07-Apr-2008)
    Philadelphia-based nutrition program reduced overweight by 50%, study concludes

  • TV in the Bedroom Is Not a Teen's Best Friend
    (07-Apr-2008)
    Personal sets interfere with family time, grades and nutrition, study finds

  • Health Tip: Avoiding Cellulite
    (03-Apr-2008)
    Maintain a healthy lifestyle

  • Eating Less May Hinder Immune System
    (03-Apr-2008)
    Study with deer mice found reducing food intake 30% decreased infection-fighting cells

  • Health Tip: Potassium-Rich Foods
    (01-Apr-2008)
    How to get enough

  • Fasting Before Chemo Protects Healthy Cells
    (01-Apr-2008)
    Two days without food primed them for chemical onslaught and exposed cancer cells, study finds

  • Normal Weight Doesn't Always Equal Healthy Weight
    (01-Apr-2008)
    Many have high percentages of body fat, leaving them prone to heart disease, diabetes

  • Cholesterol Drug Controversy Continues
    (31-Mar-2008)
    Doctors debate worth of lipid-lowering agent that combines 2 medications

  • Health Tip: Reading Food Labels
    (31-Mar-2008)
    How to interpret them

  • You May Be the Key to Cancer Prevention
    (29-Mar-2008)
    Up to half of cancer deaths could be avoided with lifestyle changes, experts say

  • Premature Delivery Linked to High Cholesterol in Moms Later
    (28-Mar-2008)
    Finding may explain reasons for higher risk of heart disease in these mothers

  • Calcium Scans Help Predict Coronary Risk
    (26-Mar-2008)
    But the cost of such tests is a potential stumbling block, experts say

  • Older Women Have Harder Time Preserving Muscle Than Men
    (26-Mar-2008)
    Key difference appears to be how their bodies react to protein, study says.

  • Fattening Foods May Have More Than Good Flavor in Their Corner
    (26-Mar-2008)
    In mouse study, rodents preferred sugar water even when they had no sense of taste

  • Abdominal Fat Boosts Dementia Risk
    (26-Mar-2008)
    Potbellies in midlife may flood brain with toxic substances, researcher says

  • Low Folate Levels May Harm Sperm
    (20-Mar-2008)
    Prospective dads might want to up their intake of the nutrient, study suggests

  • Gene Variants Can Predict Threat of Heart Disease
    (19-Mar-2008)
    Cholesterol-associated variants increase risk and may be early indication, study shows

  • The Gender Divide Starts Over Dinner
    (19-Mar-2008)
    U.S. survey shows men eat the meat, women go for the veggies

  • Eating o' the Green on St. Patrick's Day -- and Every Day
    (17-Mar-2008)
    Include healthful green fruits and vegetables, nutritionists recommend

  • Food-borne Illnesses From Leafy Greens on Rise in U.S.
    (17-Mar-2008)
    Increase not explained by higher consumption; more control urged from harvest to preparation

  • Health Tip: If Your Child is a Vegetarian
    (12-Mar-2008)
    Make sure the child gets the right nutrients

  • Preschool Intervention Curbed Trend Toward Obesity
    (12-Mar-2008)
    Kids in program ate less junk food, more fruits and vegetables

  • Dental Erosion on Rise in U.S.
    (12-Mar-2008)
    Tooth enamel losses, found in 30% of middle schoolers studied, blamed on acids in sweet drinks

  • Magnesium May Lower Risk for Some Strokes in Male Smokers
    (11-Mar-2008)
    Study suggests eating foods such as whole grains cuts risk of cerebral infarction

  • Health Tip: Your Diet and Sleep
    (10-Mar-2008)
    What you eat can affect your rest

  • Government Assistance Linked to Better Child Development
    (07-Mar-2008)
    Cash support to poor families boosted physical, mental scores, study finds

  • Soaking Potatoes Before Frying Cuts Suspected Carcinogen
    (06-Mar-2008)
    Findings show even a simple washing reduces acrylamide levels by up to 23%

  • Skip Breakfast, Pack on the Pounds
    (03-Mar-2008)
    Teens who start the day with a healthful meal tend to stay trimmer, study suggests

  • Skip Breakfast, Pack on the Pounds
    (03-Mar-2008)
    Teens who start the day with a healthful meal tend to stay trimmer, study suggests

  • Surviving Daylight Saving Switch
    (02-Mar-2008)
    Night owls especially need to readjust to cope with loss of hour's sleep on March 9

  • Health Tip: Get More Whole Grains
    (29-Feb-2008)
    What to include at mealtime

  • Carb Intake, Obesity Tied to Rise in Esophageal Cancers
    (29-Feb-2008)
    Increased dietary intake of these refined compounds mirrors growth of disease, study says

  • Broccoli Sprout Extract Hinders Bladder Cancer Development
    (28-Feb-2008)
    Rats given concentrated dose had risk of growths cut in half, study says

  • How to Be Heart Smart at the Supermarket
    (24-Feb-2008)
    Dietitian offers advice on navigating nutrition claims and food labels

  • More Risk Factors, Less Access to Care Behind Higher Stroke Rates in U.S.
    (23-Feb-2008)
    Europeans less likely to have an attack, study finds

  • Poverty Drains Nutrition From Family Diet
    (21-Feb-2008)
    Study found adults ate worse than children did in 'food-insecure' households

  • Fast Food Ads Fueling Obesity Among Hispanic Kids
    (21-Feb-2008)
    Study found overload of commercials aimed at children on Spanish-language stations

  • Fish Oil Flounders, But Fiber Might Lower Stroke Risk
    (21-Feb-2008)
    Pair of studies examine effect of diet on stroke prevention, outcomes

  • Cutting Back on Salt Cuts Down on Sodas With Kids
    (21-Feb-2008)
    British researchers suggest reductions could lower chances of heart disease, diabetes

  • Poverty Drains Nutrition From Family Diet
    (21-Feb-2008)
    Study found adults ate worse than children did in 'food-insecure' households

  • Fish Oil Flounders, But Fiber Might Lower Stroke Risk
    (21-Feb-2008)
    Pair of studies examine effect of diet on stroke prevention, outcomes

  • Health Tip: Zinc in Your Diet
    (19-Feb-2008)
    Make sure you're getting enough

  • One Drink May Help Heart, But Two Is Too Many
    (18-Feb-2008)
    Extra glass negates immediate benefits to circulation, Canadian study says

  • Triglycerides Linked to Coronary Disease Risk
    (12-Feb-2008)
    Should be considered along with LDL cholesterol in prevention efforts, study indicates