Eating And Health
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Juice and smoothies can be a convenient way to get more servings of fruits and vegetables. So what's the better gadget between a blender and juicer if you want to get more beneficial nutrients?
Thursday, January 22, 2015
By Maria Godoy
A study suggests that when it comes to oranges, juice may unlock more of some beneficial nutrients for our bodies to absorb than fruit does. But don't use that as an excuse to gulp down OJ just yet.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
By Dan Charles
The government wants to make your chicken meat safer to handle. The USDA is proposing legal limits on the chicken parts that are contaminated with salmonella bacteria.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Many healthy school lunch options end up in the garbage. But two researchers say that students who eat lunch after recess are more likely to eat fruits and veggies than students who eat lunch first.
Monday, January 19, 2015
Detox diets are a hot trend, but scientists say there's really no evidence that they are necessary or helpful. One strategy that does make sense: Cut back on sugar. We tell you why.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Humans are notoriously bad at remembering exactly how much we eat and exercise, yet researchers often ask. A new paper says self-reported data have skewed hundreds of studies and must be discontinued.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Many people who don't have celiac disease have ditched gluten, thinking it will improve their health. That's created more dining options — and more derision — for those with the autoimmune disorder.
Monday, January 12, 2015
If your New Year's resolutions to eat better haven't panned out yet, consider intermittent fasting. It's gaining traction among dieters and researchers for its benefits beyond just weight loss.
Thursday, January 08, 2015
Many people aim to make healthier food choices in the New Year. A study finds that while people buy more healthy food, they spend just as much on unhealthy foods as they do during the holidays.
Wednesday, January 07, 2015
Researchers have long known that avocados have "good" fats. But they didn't know if daily avocado consumption might affect cardiovascular disease risk factors. So they designed a study to find out.
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
The caveman way of eating came in near the bottom of a list of 35 diets ranked by medical and nutrition experts. The winners? The Mediterranean-like DASH and the plant-centric Ornish eating plan.
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Though beer has been blamed for many a paunch, researchers say it's more nutritious than most other alcoholic drinks. Moderate consumption may also reduce the risk of heart disease.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Champagne and other booze flow freely on New Year's Eve. But if you want to wake to a new year without the side effects of alcohol, don't fret: Science offers some guidance.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
The giant federal spending bill that's expected to go to a vote Thursday will give schools some flexibility in implementing nutrition standards. Also a winner: the potato lobby.
Monday, December 01, 2014
Restricting your calories for short periods of time may be one way to counter seasonal overeating. A few studies make a cautious but encouraging case for the health benefits of regular "minifasts."
Monday, November 24, 2014
Years in the making, the new rules will require chain restaurants with 20 or more locations to post calorie information on their menus. Even movie theaters and vending machines are covered.