Josiemer Mattei, Donald and Sue Pritzker Associate Professor of Nutrition at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, is the recipient of this year’s Alice Hamilton Award. She delivered the award lecture virtually on November 15.
A group of scientists from across the U.S. took a deep dive into the foundations of environmental justice research during a new two-day intensive course.
Although the federal government’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends three servings of dairy a day, it’s fine to eat less, according to Walter Willett, professor of epidemiology and nutrition at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
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.
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? An anti-inflammatory diet is promoted as…
Excess weight is commonly understood to be caused by an energy imbalance—more calories consumed than expended over the course of the day. A new study co-authored by researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health argues that…
Alumnus Reginald Tucker-Seeley and PhD candidate Abrania Morrero appeared on recent episodes of Environmental Health News’ podcast to talk about their work.
Alan Espinosa, SM ’22, is pursuing research into how food and lifestyle changes might improve health outcomes in Mexico.
People who consume high amounts of simple sugars and sugar-sweetened beverages in adolescence may have a greater risk of developing colorectal adenomas—benign tumors that can be precursors to cancer—than people who consume lower amounts.
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,…