Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Salmonella outbreak linked to hy-vee spring pasta salad

(HealthDay)—A Salmonella outbreak that's sickened 21 people in five states has been linked to Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad. Five people have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control ...

Health

Now pasta is good for your diet?

(HealthDay)—Pasta may have gotten a bad rap. New research suggests pasta—specifically noodles in this study—might actually help you lose weight.

Health

USDA delays whole grains requirement for schools

The Agriculture Department will allow some schools to delay adding more whole grain foods to meals this year, responding to criticism from school nutrition officials and Congress.

Diabetes

Novel soy germ pasta improves gastric emptying time

(HealthDay)—Pasta enriched with biologically active isoflavone aglycons significantly improves gastric emptying time in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a pilot study published online July 8 in Diabetes Care.

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