All articles related to "healthy weight":

A focus on wellness, not the scale

Breanne Wilhite, MPH ’19, wants to promote healthy lifestyle interventions in children that are mindful of weight stigma and don’t exacerbate eating disorder behaviors.

In women, Mediterranean diet may lower risk of cardiovascular disease

The Mediterranean diet, which recommends olive oil instead of butter and margarine, chicken and poultry instead of red meat, and plenty of fruits, vegetables, nuts, and whole grains, may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in women, according to new research led by…

Diet Review: Paleo Diet for Weight Loss

Finding yourself confused by the seemingly endless promotion of weight-loss strategies and diet plans? In this series, we take a look at some popular diets—and review the research behind them. What Is It? The Paleolithic or “Paleo” diet seeks to address 21st century…

Diet Review: Ketogenic Diet for Weight Loss

Finding yourself confused by the seemingly endless promotion of weight-loss strategies and diet plans? In this series, we take a look at some popular diets—and review the research behind them. What is it? The ketogenic or “keto” diet is a low-carbohydrate, fat-rich…

Can fasting play a role in improving health?

William Mair, associate professor of genetics and complex diseases at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, was interviewed by NBC 10 Boston about the impact of fasting on health and the aging process. The story aired January 16, 2018. Watch the…