All articles related to "nutrition":

Report urges comprehensive food policy reform

Combating diet-related disease, reducing nutrition-related disparities and creating a more sustainable food system should be top priorities in the U.S., according to a new report released in honor of the 50th anniversary of the White House Conference on…

A new diet for healthier people, healthier planet

With the world’s population expected to reach 9.8 billion by 2050, obesity on the rise, and environmental sustainability in question, experts say that eating more vegetables and fruits and less red meat could help both people and the…

Experts question USDA recommendations around dairy

The science underpinning the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) recommendation of three servings of dairy per day is thin, according to experts from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. In a February 14, 2020 WebMD.com article, Walter…

Where climate change and nutrition intersect

Frank Hu, Fredrick J. Stare Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, is increasingly concerned by the ways in which climate change affects the nutritional value of food and contributes to epidemics…

New FDA nutrition labels are ‘important step forward’

New Food and Drug Administration nutrition labeling rules took effect on January 1, 2020. One notable change is a requirement that some containers of packaged foods—those that people might reasonably eat in one sitting, like a pint of…