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Food and Nutrition
How to Deal with Eating Disorders and the Holidays

( - There is no good time to be struggling with an eating disorder, but the holidays would likely rank as one of the worse.

Dec 5, 2017 - 9:38:40 AM

Food and Nutrition
What’s Your Limit on Holiday Salt? (VIDEO)

( - It's the time of year when food takes center place. You may find yourself packing plates high with mashed potatoes or  snacking on stacks of chips.

Dec 4, 2017 - 11:03:16 AM

Food and Nutrition
Avoid the Holiday Food Trap

( - New Brunswick, N.J. - November 27, 2017 - Typically around the holiday season people become busier and find they have less free time. As a result, many good habits that have been gained over the year go by the wayside.

Nov 27, 2017 - 10:11:09 AM

Food and Nutrition
What’s in Your Wheat?

( - Johns Hopkins scientists report they have successfully used two separate gene technologies to assemble the most complete genome sequence to date of Triticum aestivum

Nov 20, 2017 - 10:14:30 AM

Food and Nutrition
Thanksgiving Turkey Makes You Sleepy? Gobbledygook.

( - Many people believe that eating turkey during the Thanksgiving holiday makes you sleepy. But does it really?

Nov 17, 2017 - 1:25:12 PM

Food and Nutrition
Only 1 in 10 Adults Get Enough Fruits or Vegetables

( - Just 1 in 10 adults meet the federal fruit or vegetable recommendations, according to a new study published today inCDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).

Nov 16, 2017 - 1:52:33 PM

Food and Nutrition
After Cooking, Biofortified Corn and Eggs Retain Vital Nutrient Needed to Prevent Blindness

( - Fortified and biofortified foods are at the forefront of efforts to combat vitamin A deficiency worldwide.

Nov 16, 2017 - 11:44:51 AM

Food and Nutrition
Food Swamps Predict Obesity Rates Better Than Food Deserts

( - A new study by the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut suggests that living in a food swamp – a neighborhood where fast food and junk food outlets outnumber healthy alternatives....

Nov 14, 2017 - 1:09:58 PM

Food and Nutrition
New 'sugar-glass' Film Uses Viruses to Kill Harmful Bacteria in Food

( - With antibiotic resistance on the rise, bacterial contamination of food is becoming more problematic.

Nov 8, 2017 - 9:27:26 AM

Food and Nutrition
SPOON GURU Launches in U.S., Providing the Shopping Experience for Consumers with Specific Food Needs

( -
LOS ANGELES - Sixty-four percent of the world’s population now actively exclude foodstuffs from their diet. Retailers are under pressure to meet the growing consumer demand for a shopping experience tailored to their food requirements.

Nov 7, 2017 - 12:26:33 PM

Food and Nutrition
Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acid Intake May Affect Lupus Outcomes

( - SAN DIEGO – Higher intake of omega-3 fatty acids was associated with better sleep quality and a decrease in depressive symptoms in lupus patients, among other patient-reported outcomes

Nov 6, 2017 - 11:42:26 AM

Food and Nutrition
Junk Food Almost Twice as Distracting as Healthy Food

( - Even when people are hard at work, pictures of cookies, pizza and ice cream can distract them — and these junk food images are almost twice as distracting as health food pictures

Oct 30, 2017 - 1:57:32 PM

Food and Nutrition
Caramel Apples Stored at Room Temperature for Extended Periods Can Pose Risk

( - UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- It's the time of the year when grocery store shelves are overflowing with Halloween goodies, but there is one treat that consumers should be wary of, according to a food scientist in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.

Oct 26, 2017 - 1:40:29 PM

Food and Nutrition
Healthy Cooking for Singles or Couples

( - Do you make time for healthy cooking when you're cooking for yourself? If not, you're selling yourself short. Find inspiration in these tips.

Oct 23, 2017 - 11:42:50 AM

Food and Nutrition
Tips On Packing School Lunches They’ll Love

( - What your child eats for lunch matters, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Here are five hints that can help you provide your kids with the midday meal they need to succeed in school:

Oct 12, 2017 - 11:43:41 AM

Food and Nutrition
Go with the Gut: 7 Foods to Eat for Better Skin, Hair and Mood

( - All symptoms of the body from thin, dull hair, and sallow skin, to acne breakouts, body aches and sluggish energy all point to the gut. Gut health is incredibly important making mindful eating an essential part of longevity and anti-aging.

Oct 5, 2017 - 12:37:17 PM

Food and Nutrition
A Need for Bananas? Dietary Potassium Regulates Calcification of Arteries

( - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Bananas and avocados — foods that are rich in potassium — may help protect against pathogenic vascular calcification, also known as hardening of the arteries.

Oct 5, 2017 - 10:24:45 AM

Food and Nutrition
Why Whole Grains are the Healthier Choice (VIDEO)

( - Want to be a healthier eater? Focus on whole grains. These unrefined grains are linked to a lower risk for heart disease, certain cancers and other health problems.

Sep 28, 2017 - 1:15:26 PM

Food and Nutrition
Improving Military Readiness Through Nutrition

( - Though Army Major Joetta Khan has served throughout the world, the registered dietitian remains true to her roots as a farm girl from rural Deming, New Mexico.

Sep 26, 2017 - 11:11:30 AM

Food and Nutrition
Wireless Food Stamp Transactions Tied to Healthier Shopping

( - New research links the equipping of mobile fruit and vegetable stands with wireless banking devices programmed to accept food stamps to the buying of more healthy foods by people with low incomes.

Sep 21, 2017 - 10:09:43 AM

Food and Nutrition
What Babies Eat – Before and Just after Birth – Can Impact Them for Life, Says New Book

( - BUFFALO, N.Y. — Despite efforts to promote healthy eating, the global obesity epidemic continues.

Sep 20, 2017 - 11:54:31 AM

Food and Nutrition
Ideas for Improving Herb Flavor (VIDEO)

( - Herbs can add a new dimension to your home-cooked dishes. And the fresh taste of spices, such as oregano, thyme and rosemary, can reduce the amount of salt you might otherwise shake into your recipes.

Sep 20, 2017 - 11:45:31 AM

Food and Nutrition
The Health Benefits of Olives and Olive Oil

( - The health benefits of olives— and associated natural products such as olive oil—have long been recognized and touted by proponents of the Mediterranean diet.

Sep 18, 2017 - 1:59:32 PM

Food and Nutrition
Virginia Tech Biochemists Dip Into the Health Benefits of Olives and Olive Oil

( - September 13, 2017
--The health benefits of olives— and associated natural products such as olive oil—have long been recognized and touted by proponents of the Mediterranean diet.

Sep 13, 2017 - 8:24:38 AM

Food and Nutrition
Oral Food Challenges are Safe for Diagnosing Food Allergies

( - ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL  – The best way to find out if someone has a food allergy is through an oral food challenge (OFC) where the person is given a very small dose of the food by mouth

Sep 7, 2017 - 9:58:52 AM

Food and Nutrition
Grain Bowls Are The Ultimate Healthy Comfort Food

( - YONKERS, NY — Bowl meals, also known as “power bowls” and “grain bowls,” might just be the ultimate healthy comfort food, according to Consumer Reports.

Sep 1, 2017 - 11:50:11 AM

Food and Nutrition
Validation of Method for Assessing Health, Nutrition May Save Lives in Developing Nations

( - A recent study led by a University of Florida Health researcher has validated the effectiveness of measuring the circumference of the bicep to assess health and nutrition in Africa, work that may help save lives in developing nations.

Aug 31, 2017 - 12:06:40 PM

Food and Nutrition
Safety Reminders for Flood Cleanup

( - Floodwater may be contaminated, but it’s unlikely that simple skin contact will make you sick — even if raw sewage is visible.

Aug 29, 2017 - 10:26:54 AM

Food and Nutrition
From Farm To Store To Table

( - Good news for New England shoppers looking to feed their families locally grown produce and vegetables:

Aug 24, 2017 - 12:04:07 PM

Food and Nutrition
5 Breakfasts for Brain Power (VIDEO)

( - The first assignment of any school day: Eat breakfast.

Aug 24, 2017 - 11:10:05 AM

Food and Nutrition
Crispy Fruit Snacks In The Lunchbox Get An A+

( - What your child eats for lunch matters more than you might realize, say the experts at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Aug 19, 2017 - 5:06:28 PM

Food and Nutrition
In a Nutshell: Walnuts Activate Brain Region Involved in Appetite Control

( - BOSTON – Packed with nutrients linked to better health, walnuts are also thought to discourage overeating by promoting feelings of fullness.

Aug 16, 2017 - 12:51:44 PM

Food and Nutrition
Are Food Cravings Real? UAlbany Researcher has Answers

( - ALBANY, N.Y. - Almost 50 percent of women in the United States report craving chocolate and sweets as common premenstrual symptoms - but is there a scientific reason why?

Aug 15, 2017 - 1:12:14 PM

Food and Nutrition
Kids, Cash, and Snacks: What Motivates a Healthier Food Choice?

( - BOSTON —What determines how children decide to spend their cash on snacks? A new study shows that children’s experience with money and their liking of brands influenced purchase decisions

Aug 14, 2017 - 2:32:43 PM

Food and Nutrition
How the Tongue Keeps Its Tastes Straight

( - New York, NY — New research at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) has revealed how special molecules help the tongue communicate with the brain to identify the correct taste.

Aug 11, 2017 - 1:13:49 PM

Food and Nutrition
The ‘Essence’ of Better-Tasting Tomato Juice

( - GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- If you’re yearning for a better-tasting tomato juice, University of Florida scientists are in their labs, working on satisfying your palette.

Aug 11, 2017 - 1:06:33 PM

Food and Nutrition
Canada's New 'Food Guide'

( - These days, many countries around the world produce food guidelines periodically to help improve nutrition and encourage healthy lifestyles among their populaces.

Aug 4, 2017 - 4:10:55 PM

Food and Nutrition
Protein-Rich Diet May Help Soothe Inflamed Gut

( - Immune cells patrol the gut to ensure that harmful microbes hidden in the food we eat don’t sneak into the body.

Aug 4, 2017 - 10:29:13 AM

Food and Nutrition
A Chef’s Advice at the Farmers Market (VIDEO)

( - Experts say one of the best places to explore seasonal, local foods is the farmers market.

Aug 2, 2017 - 12:21:25 PM

Food and Nutrition
Identifying Food Insecurity, Even in Pennsylvania's Wealthiest County

( - Chester County is the wealthiest county among all 67 counties in Pennsylvania. The median household yearly income is more than $85,000.

Aug 1, 2017 - 11:05:47 AM

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