Kids are consuming fewer calories, and adults are eating less fast food, according to a federal government survey released Feb. 21.
Health Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Eating a high-fiber diet does more than promote digestive well-being; it's also good for your heart, an expert says.
Cardiology Mar 03, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 2 |
Although they have an important impact on children's health and education, school-based deworming programmes have a limited impact on the level of infection in the wider community, according to a mathematical modeling study ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new analysis has found that a combination of methods that help patients with dementia remember proper eating habits can improve their physical health and lessen symptoms of depression. Published early online in the Journal of ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Study indicates link between high vitamin D levels in expectant mothers and increased infant allergy risks
Pregnant women should avoid taking vitamin D supplements. Substitution appears to raise the risk of children developing a food allergy after birth. This was the conclusion drawn from a new survey carried ...
Immunology Feb 27, 2013 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0
Food banks are altering their nutrition-related policies and practices to address concerns about the rise in obesity and diet-related diseases among individuals struggling to afford food, according to a study ...
Health Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Michelle Obama says five media companies and a social media website are working together to make it easier to find nutritious recipes.
Health Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—University of Kansas researchers have found that the infants of mothers who were given 600 milligrams of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA during pregnancy weighed more at birth and were less likely to be very ...
Health Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Food allergies appear to affect children's growth, a new study suggests.
Immunology Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Taking omega-3 fish oils could help to protect against skin cancer, according to researchers at The University of Manchester. The team has just carried out the first clinical trial to examine the impact ...
Cancer Feb 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
AIDS-ravaged Malawi, where over a tenth of the population is HIV positive, records on average 1,000 new cases weekly, a top government official said Saturday.
HIV & AIDS Feb 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—Continuing education that includes didactic and hands-on cooking sessions improves physicians' self-reported nutrition-related behaviors, according to a research letter published online Feb. ...
Health Feb 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In January 2012, the United States Department of Agriculture passed a series of regulations designed to make school lunches more nutritious, which included requiring schools to increase whole grain offerings and making students ...
Pediatrics Feb 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—Finally, some good news in the war on childhood obesity: Kids in the United States now consume fewer calories each day than they did 12 years ago, according to a new government report.
Health Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Persuading moms to breastfeed: Study examines effects of government nutrition program on choice to use infant formula
One of the federal government's goals in tweaking the content of its food packages for the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program was to encourage more new mothers to breastfeed. The changes, which took effect ...
Pediatrics Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0