A form of the Mediterranean diet including more green plant matter may reduce the risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease by half.
Dietary patterns that are associated with inflammation and insulinemia—a condition marked by high levels of insulin in the blood—may put men at an increased risk for aggressive forms of prostate cancer, according to new research led by Harvard…
Aviva Musicus, SD ’20, postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Nutrition, was named to Forbes magazine’s 2021 “30 Under 30” list in the health care category.
Women with breast cancer who consumed higher amounts of fruits and vegetables after their diagnosis were less likely to die during the study period than those with lower amounts of fruits and vegetables in their diets.
While some studies have suggested that the paleo diet—which focuses on “caveman” foods such as meat, produce, and nuts—may have health benefits, experts argue that the evidence is murky.
People who eat diets known to promote chronic inflammation may have a greater risk of developing cardiovascular disease than people who eat anti-inflammatory diets.
Are Americans’ poor eating habits—which contribute to obesity—partly to blame for the country’s high rates of deaths from COVID-19?
What Is It? Mindful eating stems from the broader philosophy of mindfulness, a widespread, centuries-old practice used in many religions. Mindfulness is an intentional focus on one’s thoughts, emotions, and physical sensations in the present moment. Mindfulness targets…
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.
Latifat Okara, MPH ’21, is raising awareness for mothers about the lifelong importance of serving healthy food to babies.