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Cereal flake size influences calorie intake

People eat more breakfast cereal, by weight, when flake size is reduced, according to Penn State researchers, who showed that when flakes are reduced...

New reason to eat oats for heart health

The soluble fiber in oats helps lower total and LDL cholesterol, but scientists now say that the cardiovascular health benefits of oats goes beyond...

First 1,000 days vital to fulfilling childhood potential

Safeguarding the healthy development of the next generation is vital for the long term success of the United Nation's Millennium Development goals. New research...

Consequences of Malnutrition May Be Reversible Later in Childhood

Experts have long maintained that the damage children suffer if malnourished during gestation and in the first two years of life—commonly referred to as the...

Nutrition guidelines needed for full-service restaurant chains

Food prepared away from home is typically higher in calories and lower in nutrition than food prepared at home, but it now makes up...

Healthy Breakfast: A Plus for Kids’ Math Performance

Eating breakfast—or choosing to skip it—may significantly influence a child's ability to solve math problems, a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-funded nutrition study suggests. Scientist...

Schools help kids choose carrots over candy

When schools adopt healthful nutrition policies and practices, kids’ diets improve. According to new research led by Michigan State University and published in the current...

Research shows that the more chocolate you eat, the lower your...

University of Granada researchers from the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences have scientifically disproven the old belief...

People’s diets show a sugar-fat seesaw

Research published today shows why people find it hard to follow Government guidelines to cut their fat and sugars intake at the same time...

Chimps know when to eat

Chimpanzees watch what they eat and when, which may show that these primates are giving some thought to the quality of their food, according...

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