Healthy Eating and DietInfo Center

Do Fruits Stop the Sneezing?
Antioxidants are believed to reduce airway inflammations. As such, it's not surprising that recent studies have shown that fruits and vegetables, which are high in antioxidants, may reduce allergy risks. However, new research puts into question such findings.
Pass the Salt!
Current guidelines tell diabetes patients to reduce the amount of salt in their diets. However, a new study by Australian researchers challenges this advice.
Take a Load Off
Osteoarthritis knee pain commonly afflicts retired professional athletes but also those who are obese. A simple solution to the problem may exist, however, according to a new study: lose weight.
Getting Started on Delaying Dementia
As life spans continue to increase, so the will risk of dementia in individuals, but new research from Sweden indicates people can minimize this risk.
Public Housing Play Time
According to a recent study, kids who live in urban public housing spend more time playing outside than other urban children.
Drink Up
Low concentrations of the trace element lithium appear to extend life in model organisms and humans alike, according to a new study.
Constipated Classrooms
Elementary school children who don't like fruits and vegetables are 13 times more likely to suffer from functional constipation than those who do, according to a new study.
Glaucoma Research for Women Only
Obesity may be linked to increased eye pressure and a decreased risk of open-angle (chronic) glaucoma in women, according to a new study. The results do not apply to men, however.
Cancel Out Cancer Comorbidities
Cancer survivors die of non-cancer related causes at much higher rates than the rest of the population, which has prompted a reexamination of nutritional recommendations for these patients.
The Truth Won't Set You Free-- from Fatty Foods
Backing up conclusions from a previous study, researchers found that calorie labeling at fast food restaurants does not affect the food purchases of teenagers or parents.