Coffee can be beneficial part of a healthy diet
Moderate coffee consumption has been linked to a range of health benefits.
Healthy habits in middle age may reduce women’s stroke risk
Adopting a healthy lifestyle in middle age may significantly reduce the risk of stroke in women, according to new research from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study analyzed data from nearly 60,000 women who participated…
Experts question keto diet for long-term weight loss and health
The popular keto diet—which emphasizes eating minimal carbohydrates and high amounts of fat—has been shown to promote short-term weight loss, but some experts question whether it’s a good long-term option.
Following healthy lifestyle habits at middle age may increase years lived free of chronic diseases
For immediate release: Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Boston, MA – Maintaining five healthy habits—eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, keeping a healthy body weight, not drinking too much alcohol, and not smoking—at middle-age may increase years lived free…
Replacing less healthy foods with nuts could help lower risk of long-term weight gain
People who ate a daily half-serving of nuts (about a handful) instead of the same amount of refined grains, red meat, or dessert gained less weight over a 24-year study period than those who ate nuts less frequently.
Obesity interventions should focus on food environment, not fat shaming
Addressing obesity will require changing environmental cues, rather than blaming individuals.
Calorie restriction may be easier to stick to if combined with other health strategies
People might have an easier time sticking to a healthy lifestyle and staying lean if they combine calorie restriction with other strategies like intermittent fasting, a low-carb diet, or the Mediterranean diet.
A focus on wellness, not the scale
Breanne Wilhite, MPH ’19, wants to promote healthy lifestyle interventions in children that are mindful of weight stigma and don’t exacerbate eating disorder behaviors.
In women, Mediterranean diet may lower risk of cardiovascular disease
The Mediterranean diet, which recommends olive oil instead of butter and margarine, chicken and poultry instead of red meat, and plenty of fruits, vegetables, nuts, and whole grains, may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in women, according to…
Diet Review: Paleo Diet for Weight Loss
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? The Paleolithic or “Paleo” diet seeks…