‘Harvard diet’ may lower disease risk
An eating plan developed by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health recently been touted for its potential to promote healthy aging
Choosing healthier sandwich options
A sandwich may seem like a healthy choice for lunch, but experts say that they can hide high amounts of sodium and saturated fat.
Healthy plant-based diets better for the environment than less healthy plant-based diets
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.
Reducing meat consumption good for personal and planetary health
Frequent red meat consumption has been linked to increased risk of some types of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes.
Treat all processed meats with caution, says researcher
Strong evidence links processed meats to poor health outcomes, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and some forms of cancer—but are all types of processed meat equally bad?
Study sheds light on link between colorectal cancer and diet high in red meat
Diets high in red and processed meats have been linked with colorectal cancer, and a recent study helps explain why.
Why plant-based diets are good for human and planetary health
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.
Swapping red meat for healthy proteins may help your heart
Replacing red meat with plant-based proteins may boost your cardiovascular health, according to a study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Is the paleo diet healthy? It’s complicated.
While some studies have suggested that the paleo diet—which focuses on “caveman” foods such as meat, produce, and nuts—may have health benefits, experts argue that the evidence is murky.
Pro-inflammatory diets may increase cardiovascular disease risk
People who eat diets known to promote chronic inflammation may have a greater risk of developing cardiovascular disease than people who eat anti-inflammatory diets.