All articles related to "David S. Ludwig":

Experts question USDA recommendations around dairy

The science underpinning the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) recommendation of three servings of dairy per day is thin, according to experts from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. In a February 14, 2020 WebMD.com article, Walter…

Advice for a healthy diet

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health nutrition researchers Walter Willett and David Ludwig spoke to the Boston Globe Magazine for an August 25, 2019 article exploring current trends in healthy diet advice.

Tips for overcoming sugar cravings

Excess sugar consumption can contribute to obesity and diabetes—yet overcoming sugar cravings can be challenging. An October 30, 2018 Medical Daily article provides five tips for reducing sugar intake, including reading nutrition labels to identify added sugar. "The…

Op-ed: New policies needed to curb costs of obesity epidemic

The economic burden of obesity and associated diseases such as diabetes is staggering, and it often hits low-income and otherwise disadvantaged populations the hardest, according to an August 9, 2018 New York Times opinion piece co-authored by David…

Fermented foods improve gut health

A May 16, 2018 article on the Harvard Health Blog discussed the benefits of eating fermented foods, particularly with regard to the gut microbiome. David Ludwig, a professor in the Department of Nutrition at Harvard T.H. Chan School…

Swap saturated fats with unsaturated fats, not carbs

While some recent studies have suggested that eating foods containing saturated fat such as butter may not be as harmful as previously thought, Harvard Chan School's Walter Willett, professor of epidemiology and nutrition, still suggests "replacing saturated fat…