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.
While the prevalence of food allergies is increasing, a treatment called oral immunotherapy may help patients reduce their symptoms, according to Kari Nadeau of Harvard Chan School.
Consuming omega-3 fatty acids—particularly alpha-linolenic acid, a nutrient found in foods including flaxseeds, walnuts, and chia, canola, and soybean oils—may help slow the progression of disease in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), according to a new study…
What does a plate of healthy food look like? Everyone has an opinion – from doctors to dieticians to wellness experts. But advice on what to eat often ignores a big factor in how and why we make…
Healthier plant-based dietary patterns were associated with better environmental health, while less healthy plant-based dietary patterns required more cropland and fertilizer, according to a new study led by researchers at Harvard Chan School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
While the internet may be full of posts stating that seed oils such as canola and soy are “toxic,” scientific evidence does not support these claims.
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.
A diet that includes peanuts may help prevent age-related cognitive decline.
A daily handful of nuts, especially tree nuts such as walnuts, almonds, and pistachios, may help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease for adults with type 2 diabetes.
Swapping beef for foods like beans, nuts, and peas can benefit people’s health, say experts—and it can help the planet’s health, too. While eating too much red meat has been linked with many chronic diseases, including type 2…