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…
As the largest federal food assistance program, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) could be doing more to alleviate childhood obesity and diet-related diseases.
Climate change continues to pose dire threats to people’s health and health care systems around the world, according to a new report in The Lancet.
New food policies are urgently needed in the U.S., according to three nutrition experts from Harvard Chan School.
Poll: High U.S. inflation rates are having a more serious impact on Black Americans than white Americans
A new NPR/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health poll shows that as households across the U.S. are widely report experiencing serious problems from inflation, Black Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans are substantially more likely…
A report from the WIC Health and Technology Initiative argues that there is an urgent need to modernize the program.
Food obtained for free at school or work makes up an important part of the nutrition safety net for low-income households in the U.S., but much of it is of low nutritional quality.
A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) pilot program that allows people receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to purchase groceries online has improved recipients’ access to healthy food and their ability to social distance, according to a…
Eric Rimm, professor in the Departments of Epidemiology and Nutrition at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, discussed the recently released 2020–2025 U.S. Dietary Guidelines.
The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed worldwide food insecurity to its highest levels in decades.