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Improving the Mexican diet

Alan Espinosa, SM ’22, is pursuing research into how food and lifestyle changes might improve health outcomes in Mexico.

Healthy plant-based diet associated with lower stroke risk

For immediate release: Wednesday, March 10, 2021 Boston, MA – People who eat diets with higher amounts of healthy plant-based foods and lower amounts of less-healthy plant-based foods may reduce their risk of stroke compared to people with lower-quality diets,…

The debate over saturated fats rages on

The debate over the role saturated fats play in the development of heart disease has permeated academia, government, industry, and even pop culture, according to a January 20, 2021 Men’s Health article. The article prominently featured Walter Willett,…

Can vitamins help protect against COVID-19?

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a flurry of research aimed at understanding what, if any, protective benefit vitamins and supplements may provide, according to news reports. In a December 1, 2020 Elemental article, Walter Willett, professor of epidemiology…

Report urges comprehensive food policy reform

Combating diet-related disease, reducing nutrition-related disparities and creating a more sustainable food system should be top priorities in the U.S., according to a new report released in honor of the 50th anniversary of the White House Conference on…

A new diet for healthier people, healthier planet

With the world’s population expected to reach 9.8 billion by 2050, obesity on the rise, and environmental sustainability in question, experts say that eating more vegetables and fruits and less red meat could help both people and the…