November 2017

Donna Spiegelman presented her recent GNET work at the Emory Rollins School of Public Health. Her full presentation can be viewed at the following link: The Case for Worksite Interventions to Prevent Obesity and its Consequences, with a focus on Nepal

The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Department of Nutrition turned 75 and celebrated with a special symposium! This GNET 75th Anniversary Symposium Poster  gives a overview of the GNET objectives, framework and current projects and was presented at the symposium on November 1st.

January 2015

More whole grains are linked with lower mortality

September 2014

Why brown rice is healthier than white

January 2014

New poll finds diabetes top health concern for Latino families

September 2013

The Fall 2013 issue of NutriNews features an update on GNET by Vasanti Malik.

November 2012

Non-communicable diseases threaten health of India’s population

April 2012

On April 23, 2012, Dr. Hannia Campos held a Nutrition Dept. seminar entitled “Independent but coordinated field trials to improve the quality of staple foods in low and middle income countries: An update from the Global Nutrition & Epidemiologic Transition Initiative”. Click here to view the presentation.

January 2012

Can brown rice slow the spread of type 2 diabetes?

September 2011

Consumir más arroz que frijoles aumenta riesgo de diabetes (Consuming more rice than beans increases the risk of metabolic syndrome) (in Spanish)

New Report Pegs Economic Toll of Noncommunicable Diseases at $47 Trillion Over Next Two Decades

The Global Economic Burden of Non Communicable Diseases

Costly Noncommunicable Diseases on Rise in Developing World

June 2010

Replacing white rice with brown rice or other whole grains may reduce diabetes risk