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Your Nutrition Questions Answered

At The Nutrition Source, we receive many queries from consumers, journalists, and health professionals about nutrition. Read answers to reader questions on the following topics:

Ask the Expert

Professors from the Department of Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health answer questions about their area of expertise.

  • Does Being Overweight Really Decrease Mortality? No!: Walter Willett, Fredrick John Stare Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition, Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, and Chair, Department of Nutrition
  • Soda and Genetic Risk for Obesity: Lu Qi, Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition
  • Coffee and Health: Rob van Dam, Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition
  • Controlling Your Weight: Walter Willett, Fredrick John Stare Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition, Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, and Chair, Department of Nutrition
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Frank Sacks, Professor of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Department of Nutrition
  • Vitamin D and Chronic Disease Prevention: Edward Giovannucci, Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology
  • Healthy Fats: Walter Willett, Fredrick John Stare Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition, Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology, and Chair, Department of Nutrition and Amy Myrdal Miller, M.S., R.D., The Culinary Institute of America

 

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