Food Deserts May Not Be Key in What People Eat, Study Says
There’s no strong evidence of an association between living within walking distance of places to buy food and being overweight or not, researchers said after interviewing nearly 100,000 Californians… But the number of fast-food outlets within three miles of home was associated with eating more fast food, fried potatoes and caloric soft drinks, and with less frequent consumption of produce, the researchers said. (Source: RWJF News Digest - Childhood Obesity)
Source: RWJF News Digest - Childhood Obesity - March 27, 2013 Category: Eating Disorders and Weight Management Source Type: news

Moms Serve Up Solid Food Too Early in Life (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Many mothers in the U.S. start infants on solid foods -- including peanut butter, meat, and french fries -- earlier than experts recommend, and half of them with their doctor's support, according to a CDC study. (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 25, 2013 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Philadelphia School Lunches: Goodbye Fries, Hello Fennel
In some school cafeterias in Philadelphia, students are saying goodbye to french fries and hello to roasted fennel. They're also bidding farewell to long lunch lines in favor of family-style eating. It's all part of a new lunch program called "Eatiquette.” (Source: RWJF News Digest - Childhood Obesity)
Source: RWJF News Digest - Childhood Obesity - February 28, 2013 Category: Eating Disorders and Weight Management Source Type: news

Albatross astonishes scientists by producing chick at age of 62
This article originally appeared in Guardian Weekly, which incorporates material from the Washington PostBirdsWildlifeAnimalsDarryl Fearsguardian.co.uk © 2013 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this content is subject to our Terms & Conditions | More Feeds (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 12, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Darryl Fears Tags: Birds Features Animals Guardian Weekly Environment Science Wildlife Source Type: news

Risk Of Stroke Increased By Southern Diet
Eating Southern-style foods may be linked to a higher risk of stroke, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2013. In the first large-scale study on the relationship between Southern foods and stroke, researchers characterized a Southern diet by a high intake of foods such as fried chicken, fried fish, fried potatoes, bacon, ham, liver and gizzards, and sugary drinks such as sweet tea. In addition to being high in fat, fried foods tend to be heavily salted... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 11, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Southern Cuisine Increases Risk Of Stroke
Southern cuisine - which mainly consists of fatty fried foods rich in salt - has been linked with a substantially increased risk of stroke. The finding was revealed at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2013. A southern diet includes foods such as fried chicken, fried potatoes, bacon, ham, fried fish and sugary drinks. The researchers aimed to find out whether southern cuisine might be linked to stroke risk. This was the first large-scale study of its kind to assess the association... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 8, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Southern Diet Increases Risk Of Stroke
The southern diet- which mainly consists of fatty fried foods rich in salt - has been linked with a substantially increased risk of stroke. The finding was revealed at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2013. A southern diet includes foods such as fried chicken, fried potatoes, bacon, ham, fried fish and sugary drinks. The researchers aimed to find out whether southern cuisine might be linked to stroke risk. This was the first large-scale study of its kind to assess the association... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 8, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Low-Cal Items Fuel Restaurant Sales
People are placing fewer orders for french fries and sugary drinks at restaurants, giving a boost to establishments that sell more low-calorie items, according to a study scheduled for release Thursday. An analysis of 21 fast-food and sit-down restaurant chains between 2006 and 2011 found that lower-calorie food and beverages fueled the chains' growth. (Source: RWJF News Digest - Childhood Obesity)
Source: RWJF News Digest - Childhood Obesity - February 7, 2013 Category: Eating Disorders and Weight Management Source Type: news

Deep Fried Food Tied To Prostate Cancer
From doughnuts to French fries, eating deep fried food at least once a week is linked to a raised risk for prostate cancer, according to a new US study. The researchers did not investigate why the link exists, but suggest it could be because deep frying releases potentially cancer-causing compounds in the cooking oil or fat. The researchers, from the Public Health Sciences Division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, write about their findings in the 17 January online issue of The Prostate... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 30, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Deep-Fried Food Associated With An Increased Risk Of Prostate Cancer And Frequent, Regular Consumption Has Strongest Effect
Regular consumption of deep-fried foods such as French fries, fried chicken and doughnuts is associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer, and the effect appears to be slightly stronger with regard to more aggressive forms of the disease, according to a study by investigators at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Corresponding author Janet L. Stanford, Ph.D., and colleagues Marni Stott-Miller, Ph.D., a postdoctoral research fellow and Marian Neuhouser, Ph.D., all of the Hutchinson Center's Public Health Sciences Division, have published their findings online in The Prostate... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 30, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Prostate / Prostate Cancer Source Type: news

Deep-fried food ups prostate cancer risk
SEATTLE, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Men who eat a regular diet of deep-fried foods such as french fries, fried chicken and doughnuts have a higher risk of prostate cancer, U.S. researchers say. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 29, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating deep-fried food linked to increased risk of prostate cancer
Regular consumption of deep-fried foods such as French fries, fried chicken and doughnuts is associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer, and the effect appears to be slightly stronger with regard to more aggressive forms of the disease, according to a new study. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - January 28, 2013 Category: Science Source Type: news

Study finds eating deep-fried food is associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer
(Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center) Regular consumption of deep-fried foods such as French fries, fried chicken and doughnuts is associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer, and the effect appears to be slightly stronger with regard to more aggressive forms of the disease, according to a study by investigators at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 28, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Fried Foods May Boost Prostate Cancer Risk, Study Says
But the research doesn't prove a link between the disease and French fries, donuts and the like (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 28, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: webmaster at doctorslounge.com Tags: Infections, Oncology, Reproductive Medicine, Research, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Fried Foods May Boost Prostate Cancer Risk, Study Says
But the research doesn't prove a link between the disease and French fries, donuts and the like (Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - January 28, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news