journal of the american dietetic association

Sauce tempts kids into eating more greens


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) You always knew that dressing up greens was the way to get finicky kids to eat healthy. Now a study quantifies just how much it helps. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Eating location, food source determine childhood obesity


July 25th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) Food eaten outside the home, as well as fast food eaten at home, are fuelling an increase in calorie intake and obesity among children, a study ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Disordered eating behaviours continue into adulthood


June 27th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) Adolescents who develop disordered eating behaviours carry these unhealthy practices into young adulthood and beyond, a study said. Disordered eating comprises unhealthy and extreme weight control ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Breakfast is important, especially for teen mums and their kids


February 10th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): A new study has found that teen mothers who eat breakfast have healthier weights and snacking habits, and may influence healthy eating habits among their children.The study was ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Telling kids to clean their plate may produce fussy eaters


November 22nd, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): A study has suggested that telling your child to clean their plate may help produce a fussy eater, while tight control of what they eat could make children ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fish oil may also lower incidence of gum disease


October 26th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A new study has found that dietary intake of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) like fish oil, known to have anti-inflammatory properties, shows promise for the effective treatment and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Authoritative parenting style guides kids to better nutrition


July 4th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): An authoritative parenting style is associated with more frequent family meals, researchers from the University of Minnesota have found.Their data further indicated that family meals have a positive ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Early soda drinking tied to unhealthy diet


June 9th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Washington, June 9 (ANI): A new study says that consumption of soda at an early age in girls is indicative of an unhealthy diet through adolescence.They study showed that girls ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

TV food ads ‘endorse imbalanced diets’


June 1st, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): If you refer to foods advertised on television for making food choices, then chances are you're following an imbalanced diet, says a new study.Published in the Journal of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Food insecurity ups risk of weight gain during pregnancy


May 24th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 24 (IANS) A person's inability to obtain adequate amounts of food due to resource constraints can lead to greater weight gain and increased complications during pregnancy, says a recent study. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Diet influences survival rates among ovarian cancer patients


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago determined that there is a strong relationship between healthy eating and prolonged survival among ovarian cancer patients.The boffins reported the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Low-calorie foods contain more calories than indicated


January 6th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Tufts University researchers have found that the so-called 'low-calorie' foods in restaurants and supermarkets contain more calories than indicated on the label.The researchers measured energy values of 29 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Successful weight control strategies for teens identified


December 2nd, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 2 (ANI): Researchers have identified successful weight control strategies for teens that could help influence interventions for obesity in youth.Kerri Boutelle, PhD, and co-authors examined differences in weight control behaviors, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Household food insecurity making low-income kids overweight


October 2nd, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 2 (ANI): Household food insecurity may be making children from low-income families overweight, according to a study.Published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, the study involved almost ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Healthy breakfast and lunch can guarantee kids’ academic success


July 27th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): Want your kids to do well academically? Well, in that case, just make sure they eat a healthy breakfast and lunch, says a team of researchers.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vegetarian diets can keep heart disease, cancer, obesity, diabetes at bay


July 5th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 5 (ANI): Vegetarian diets can help prevent and treat chronic diseases including heart disease, cancer, obesity and diabetes, according to a report.The report was written by Winston Craig, PhD, MPH, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Veg diets can help prevent chronic diseases


July 3rd, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Well planned vegetarian diets are healthy and nutritious for all age groups and help prevent heart diseases, cancer, obesity and diabetes. Winston Craig, professor of nutrition and wellness at ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

People of higher status choose better diets — but pay more


May 2nd, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) The higher one's education level, the greater the preference for low-calorie diets which are rich in nutrients, but cost more. University of Washington (UW) researchers compared eating habits ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Vegetarians ‘at higher risk of eating disorders’


April 1st, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1 (ANI): Vegetarians may have a healthier diet, but they are at an increased risk of having eating disorders, say researchers.Researchers from at University of Minnesota, University of Texas and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sack lunches may not provide adequate nutrients to preschoolers


January 7th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Packing lunch for your child might not be a good idea, for a new study has found that sack lunches may not regularly provide adequate nutrients for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Young adults need to cultivate healthy eating habits


January 7th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS) As adolescents grow into young adults, time constraints imposed by school or work can begin to affect their eating habits in an unhealthy way. In a study, researchers ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Why people eat at fast-food restaurants despite it being unhealthy


December 2nd, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Despite being considered unhealthy, fast foods continue to be a popular meal choice for most people because its fast.In a new study, researchers at the University of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Diet rich in whole grains significantly lowers heart failure risk


October 28th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A new study has found that a diet rich in whole grains can significantly reduce heart failure risk, while egg and high-fat dairy consumption can increase it. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women with history of dieting likely to gain more weight during pregnancy


September 28th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 28 (ANI): Women who diet prior to becoming pregnant tend to gain more weight during pregnancy, according to a new study from University of North Carolina.The study involving ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Healthy breakfast and lunch can guarantee kids academic success


August 6th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): Want to make sure that your kids school report card shines bright with good grades and less leaves? Well, in that case, just make they eat a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Freshman 15 weight gain only a myth


June 2nd, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): A new study from the University of Guelph, Canada has debunked the popular Freshman 15 notion that students gain 15 pounds during their first year of college, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

All dietary guides share consistent messages


March 3rd, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Researchers at National Cancer Institute (NCI) have revealed that even though dietary guides are derived from different types of nutrition research, they share consistent messages.With increased advances in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cancer patients more likely to go for dietary supplements: Study


March 3rd, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Cancer survivors are turning to complementary and alternative medicine in increasing numbers to manage the short-term and long-term effects of their conditions.Thus, researchers at the National Cancer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Subscribe