Food and Nutrition

Meal planning, timing, may impact heart health

Planning when to eat meals and snacks and not skipping breakfast, are patterns associated with healthier diets, which could reduce cardiovascular disease risk, according to a new scientific statement published in the American Heart Association journal [...]

Study tallies extra calories Americans consume in their coffee, tea

More than 160 million people in the U.S. drink coffee or tea on a regular basis, and many of them use sugar, cream, flavored syrups or other calorie-laden additives in their drinks of choice. A new [...]

Pizza Hut And Xbox To Give Away Xbox One S Consoles Every Hour This Holiday Season

This holiday season, Pizza Hut and Xbox have teamed up to spread holiday cheer by adding a new treat to the Pizza Hut Triple Treat Box – the chance to win an Xbox One S, the [...]

How to Pack Healthy School Lunches and Snacks

Busy parents know that packing healthy lunches and snacks that kids will eat and not throw out or trade day after day is a challenge. For kids with food allergies – which, according to the CDC, [...]

FDA Issues Sodium Reduction Targets

The voluntary, draft sodium-reduction targets released today by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) could help prevent tens of thousands of premature deaths annually due to heart attacks and strokes, and could save tens of billions of [...]

Best Cure for A Hangover? New Study Says…

There are plenty of tricks to beat a hangover, or so many believe that to be true.  People drink coffee the night before, or guzzle several glasses of water, or even take vitamin C.  But, according [...]

What Happens When You Give a Poor, Indian Woman Power Tools?

Fighting Poverty in India Series: Part 6 Special to American News Report It’s not every day that you’ll see a poor, rural Indian woman behind a power weeder or a zero tillage machine, but it’s happening [...]

Health Food and Beverage Flavoring is Art and Science

We all know that too much salt is not healthy. And, we all know that the flavor of salt makes so many foods taste delicious. So, we have a dilemma. Food manufacturers know this problem well [...]

FDA Tightens Regulations on Food Imports as Stomach Virus Spreads

By Pat Anson, Editor As federal and state health officials try to find the source of a stomach virus that has sickened hundreds of people – possibly caused by imported produce – the Food and Drug [...]

Fish Oil Compound May Relieve Pain

By Richard Lenti The benefits of fish oil have been touted for a variety of health conditions – including heart disease, stroke and arthritis. Now a new study suggests that a derivative of DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), [...]