The portfolio diet—a plant-based diet designed to lower unhealthy cholesterol—may lower the risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a new Harvard Chan School study.
People who eat just two servings of red meat per week may have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to people who eat fewer servings, and the risk increases with greater consumption, according to a…
Eating a Mediterranean or Green Mediterranean diet rich in polyphenols is associated with slower biological aging, according to a new study co-authored by researchers at Harvard Chan School.
Two faculty members from Harvard Chan School—Sara Bleich and Christian Happi—have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
Eating high amounts of ultra-processed foods may increase the risk of developing depression, according to a new study co-authored by researchers at Harvard Chan School.
With the end of pandemic-era federal support that provided free school breakfasts and lunches for all, experts worry that kids who continue to need free meals will face increasing stigma.
People who tend to stay up late have a higher risk of developing diabetes than those who rise early, a new study found.
“Mindful eating”—the practice of taking time to consciously experience, enjoy, and express gratitude for a meal—offers myriad health benefits, according to Harvard Chan School’s Lilian Cheung.
People who adhere to a Mediterranean lifestyle—which includes a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains; healthy eating habits like limiting added salts and sugars; and habits promoting adequate rest, physical activity, and socialization—have a lower risk…
In spite of claims that diets eliminating all lectins can cure some health conditions, these claims are not backed by sufficient scientific evidence—and going lectin-free may in fact do more harm than good, according to experts.