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,…
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…
A new study suggests that regularly eating eggs can increase the risk of early death, but some experts are skeptical about the findings.
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.
Diets that are largely plant-based and low in red meat may be the best way to feed a global population expected to reach 10 billion by 2050.
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.