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Many Americans Trying to Cut Their Salt Intake: CDC July 02, 2015

Overall, half of adults surveyed recently said they were trying to avoid sodium

Summer Danger: BBQ Grill Brush Wires Causing Big Health Woes July 02, 2015

If ingested, stray wire bristles can pierce throat, intestines, public health experts warn.

Surging Food Supply Linked to Global Obesity Epidemic July 01, 2015

Boost in available calories comes largely from ultra-processed, inexpensive foods, expert says

Fish-Related Food Poisoning in Florida Under-Reported June 29, 2015

Survey finds many more fishermen sick after eating barracuda, grouper than previously thought

Can Orange Juice, Grapefruit Raise Your Melanoma Risk? June 29, 2015

Study authors think compounds in citrus may sensitize skin to sunlight, but further study needed

Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods With Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms June 29, 2015

Study suggests making these resources easily accessible, affordable might cut odds of disease

Parents Should Set Good Example to Keep Kids Slim, Pediatrics Group Says June 29, 2015

Avoid keeping sugary, high-calorie foods in the house, and encourage being active together

Fat No Longer the Focus of New U.S. Dietary Guidelines June 26, 2015

Nutrition experts endorse decision to drop restrictions, focus on quality of food instead

Health Tip: Eat Veggies at Breakfast June 25, 2015

Suggestions for a healthier meal

Could a Vitamin Play a Role in Acne Outbreaks? June 24, 2015

Study finds excess B12 tied to common skin condition

Health Tip: What's Behind High Cholesterol? June 24, 2015

Risk factors include poor diet and exercise habits

Order in Which Food Is Eaten May Affect Type 2 Diabetics' Blood Sugar June 23, 2015

Eating protein, vegetables and fat before carbohydrates might help, study says

Could a Microbe in Your Gut Help You Lose Weight? June 23, 2015

One bacteria is linked to lower levels of blood sugar, insulin and fat, researchers say

Any Added Sugar Is Bad Sugar, Some Experts Contend June 19, 2015

They see table sugar, honey as unhealthy as high-fructose corn syrup

Trans Fats From Foods May Worsen Memory, Study Finds June 17, 2015

Men who ate more performed poorly on word recall test

FDA Tells Food Industry to Stop Using Artificial Trans Fats June 16, 2015

Agency gives manufacturers three years to remove them from all foods sold to Americans

More Research Hints at Chocolate's Heart Benefits June 16, 2015

Study included milk chocolate, but did not prove cause-and-effect

Dieters May Lose Fewer Pounds When They Choose Their Weight-Loss Plan June 15, 2015

Study found those assigned a food plan dropped a bit more weight

Health Tip: A Trip to the Sandwich Shop Can Be Healthy June 15, 2015

If you make these substitutions

FDA Ban on Harmful Trans Fats Expected Soon June 15, 2015

Food companies will likely need to petition government before using partially hydrogenated oils

Chamomile Tea Tied to Longer Lives for Mexican-American Women June 13, 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 June 12, 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 June 11, 2015

Under-hydration can pose real health risks for children, study authors say

Most Americans Waste More Food Than They Know June 10, 2015

And just 1 in 10 worries about the environmental consequences, study finds

Older Americans Need Protein to Keep Muscles Strong, Study Says June 10, 2015

Both animal and plant sources are important

Contaminated Pet Food, Treats Can Harm People, Too June 10, 2015

FDA recommends careful handling of what you feed your dog or cat

Germs in Foodborne Illness Gaining Resistance to Antibiotics, CDC Says June 09, 2015

Rate more than doubled in two years for one strain of salmonella

Poor Sleep? Eating Less at Night May Make Next Day Easier June 08, 2015

Study found insomniacs who didn't eat after 10 p.m. were more alert

Special Diets, Supplements Not Always Helpful for Kids With Autism June 05, 2015

These interventions are often tied to too little, or too much of certain nutrients, study finds

Health Tip: If Your Child Is Always Eating June 05, 2015

Hunger may not be the only reason

High-Fat Diet May Raise Prostate Cancer Death Risk June 01, 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 May 28, 2015

Women who followed it most closely saw significant reduction in risk, study suggests

Vegan Diet Might Ease Diabetic Nerve Pain May 28, 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 May 27, 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 May 26, 2015

Clinical trial refutes prior notion that the nutrient might boost lung function

Health Tip: Watch Portion Sizes While Traveling May 25, 2015

Pack your own snacks

Fish Oil Tied to Better Brain Function in Older Adults May 22, 2015

But small study doesn't prove omega-3 fatty acids boost mental flexibility

Raw Tuna Suspected as Source of Salmonella Outbreak: CDC May 22, 2015

At least 53 people in nine states have fallen ill, while 10 have been hospitalized, agency reports

Diet and Exercise May Not Stave Off Age-Related Muscle Loss May 22, 2015

Review finds current research is inconclusive

Coffee May Help Men Keep Impotence at Bay May 21, 2015

Study suggests caffeine may help maintain healthy blood flow and sexual function

Health Tip: Choosing Healthier Poultry May 21, 2015

Avoid eating the skin

Health Tip: Set Regular Eating Times for the Family May 18, 2015

And don't skip meals because it can lead to overeating

Probiotic Supplements May Contain Traces of Gluten May 15, 2015

Finding could be a problem for people with celiac disease who take these products

Health Tip: Coping With Diarrhea From Chemo May 15, 2015

Take it easy on your stomach

U.S. Making Headway Against Salmonella, E. coli: CDC May 14, 2015

But other types of food-borne bacteria, including Campylobacter and Vibrio, are on the rise

Health Tip: Cutting Down on Cholesterol in Kids' Diets May 14, 2015

Watch fat content, too

Mediterranean Diet Plus Olive Oil or Nuts May Boost Thinking and Memory May 11, 2015

Healthy eating plans helped older people stay sharper mentally, study finds

High-Protein Diet May Be Dangerous for Those at Risk of Heart Disease May 08, 2015

Weight gain, early death noted in study of older adults

Health Tip: Vegetarian Athletes Need Plenty of Protein May 08, 2015

Here's where you can get it

Americans' Blood Triglyceride Levels Dropping: CDC May 07, 2015

About one-quarter have high levels of this heart-disease related blood fat, but experts say many people still at risk

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