Food & Diet

Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK

Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gainPediatricians have long suggested that fruit juice may ...

‘Heads Up’ Football Program Tackles Concussion Danger in Kids

Players learn safer moves, reducing head injury rate and recovery time, study suggestsA concussion prevention program that teaches young football players safer ways to...

Do Energy Drinks + Booze = More Injuries?

Adding caffeine boost to alcohol could make a dangerous cocktail, study suggestsMixing caffeine-loaded energy drinks and booze could be a recipe for trouble. That's...

Eating for Two Often Doesn’t Translate Into a Healthier Diet

Many pregnant women don't meet national nutritional guidelines, U.S. study findsDespite the well-known wisdom of eating a healthy diet while pregnant, new research shows...

Savvy Marketing Gets Schoolkids to Eat Their Greens

Signs throughout school, on school's website made students 3 times more likely to use the salad barHow can public schools entice teens to use...

Hold That Pose: Yoga May Ease Tough Depression

Study finds weekly sessions, plus deep breathing, helped ease cases when medications failedThe calming poses and meditation of yoga may be just what the...

More Folic Acid in Pregnancy May Protect Kids From High Blood...

If mothers have heart disease risk factors, nutrient benefits children, study suggestsHigher folic acid levels during pregnancy may reduce the risk of high blood...

Obesity May Raise Girls’ Risk of Asthma, Allergies

But same was not true for boys, study foundObese girls may face a significantly higher risk for developing allergies, a new study suggests. But the...

Can Mom’s Vitamin E Head Off Child’s Asthma Risk?

Association only significant with type of nutrient found in highest amounts of safflower, sunflower oilsKids born to moms with low levels of vitamin E...

Do ‘Early Birds’ Get the Healthier Worm?

Late-to-bed types appear to have poorer eating habits, study saysEarly birds may have a leg up over night owls when it comes to health...
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