The New York City Board of Health is requiring that all City restaurants remove artificial trans fat over the next 18 months, thus making NYC even healthier.
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Food and Health
Young adults who often purchase their own food and prepare meals at home eat fast food less often, eat more fruits and vegetables and have better overall diet quality than those who are not involved in planning and cooking their meals.
Exposing children to salty foods creates health issues when they are older but it also creates immediate problems.
Does red wine compound extend life and provide a source for health food?
Tomatoes consumed in restaurants as being the likely source of the Salmonella typhimurium outbreaks reported in several U.S. states.
All 5,500 KFC restaurants in U.S. are expected to be converted to zero trans fat cooking oil by April 2007.
Microwaving your French fries before you fry them reduces the levels of a cancer causing substance.
To control food portion size while eating out order an appetizer rather than an entree, share the main course and bring home a doggie bag.
The total amount of food available, not the package or portion size, provides the cue for how much to eat.
A study of more than 2300 Italians has found a significant association between high bread consumption and renal cell carcinoma. Eating a lot of pasta and rice may also raise the risk, while eating many vegetables may lower the risk.
If you could eat foods that were tasty, nutritious and helped reduce your risk of disease, what more could you want? The August issue of Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource offers its 10 top picks for healthy foods:
Apples: Apples are a good source of pectin, a fiber that can lower cholesterol and glucose levels. They're also a good source of vitamin C - an antioxidant that protects your body's cells. Vitamin C also keeps your blood vessels healthy and aids in the absorption of iron and folate.
The identification of these proteins could lead to ways to manipulate the perception of taste in order to fool the mouth that something sour, such as some children's medicines or health foods, tastes sweet.
For the past 15 to 20 years, the standard treatment for heartburn has been to cut out the aforementioned culinary joys.
Individuals have a strong tendency to eat only a single unit of food, regardless of the unit's size or caloric value.
Chocolate lovers, beware. Each year 20 percent of the cacao beans that are used to make chocolate are lost to plant diseases.