Plant-based low-carbohydrate diet linked with lower risk of premature death for people with type 2 diabetes
Following a low-carbohydrate diet comprised primarily of plant-based foods was significantly associated with lower risk of premature death among people with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study led by researchers at Harvard Chan School.
Better Off Podcast: What makes a meal healthy?
What does a plate of healthy food look like? Everyone has an opinion – from doctors to dieticians to wellness experts. But advice on what to eat often ignores a big factor in how and why we make…
Healthy plant-based diets better for the environment than less healthy plant-based diets
Healthier plant-based dietary patterns were associated with better environmental health, while less healthy plant-based dietary patterns required more cropland and fertilizer, according to a new study led by researchers at Harvard Chan School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
TikTok’s viral butter board poses some health risks
Experts have health cautions for those wanting to try TikTok's butter board trend.
Milk may not be necessary for most adults
Some researchers suggest that milk is not a necessary part of a healthy diet for most adults, and may even be harmful if consumed excessively.
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,…
No evidence for claims of coconut oil’s health benefits
Coconut oil has been touted as a healthy fat with an array of beneficial effects, but these claims lack evidence.
Mediterranean diet may lower Parkinson’s disease risk
People who closely followed a Mediterranean diet were less likely to develop early symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, compared to those who ate less-healthy diets.
Replacing unhealthy fats with olive oil could lower heart disease risk
People whose diets included at least a daily half tablespoon of olive oil had a lower risk of heart disease than those who did not consume it.
Replace unhealthy fats with olive oil
Olive oil has been linked to reduced risk of coronary artery disease and cardiovascular disease.