Topic: nutrition

Reforming the 2012 Farm Bill

[FORUM VIDEO] Amid calls for federal budget cuts, this Forum webcast focused on the implications for feeding the nation when politics, economics and nutrition collide.

Why We Overeat

[FORUM VIDEO] Based on the latest science, this Forum event examined how Americans can shift their food environments from toxic to healthy.

Managing Stress

[FORUM VIDEO] In this Forum event, expert participants examined what we know about the effects of stress on health and ways in which positive well-being, mindfulness, exercise and nutrition contribute

Boosting Vitamin D

[FORUM VIDEO] Why do nutrition specialists disagree on how much vitamin D people should get? This Forum webcast examined the question, "Boosting Vitamin D: Not enough or too much?

Fighting the Clock

[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event — held just days before the country will lose an hour of sleep due to daylight saving time — explored what we mean by "sleep deprivation," what happens in tired…

Sugar, Salt and Supplements

[FORUM VIDEO] This panel of Harvard experts helped explain the latest thinking on the nutritional science behind sugar, salt and supplements intake and provided some guidance on steps consumers can ta

Big Weather and Coastal Cities

[FORUM VIDEO] In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, this Forum event explored how people and cities rebound from devastating natural disasters and how they prepare for new catastrophes.

Innovation through collaboration

Harvard Catalyst fosters relationships across the University June 26, 2014 — Fathers tend not to be included in research on how kids are fed at home, despite increasing evidence that men are contributing more time to the daily care of their children.…

Omega-3 fatty acids may reduce risk of Lou Gehrig’s disease

Eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which are found in vegetable oils, some green vegetables, nuts, and certain fish, may lower the risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), the fatal neurodegenerative disease commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. A new…