Eating a plant-based diet over the long term does not appear to increase the risk of hip fracture in postmenopausal women, according to a new study co-authored by Harvard Chan School.
To reduce the amount of sugar in their diets, people should pay attention to unexpected sources of added sugar such as sweetened beverages, cereals, and yogurts, according to experts.
Choosing sugar alcohols instead of sugar or other sweeteners may provide health benefits, but Harvard Chan School nutrition expert Frank Hu advises consuming them in moderation.
Low-carbohydrate diets emphasizing healthy, plant-based sources associated with slower long-term weight gain
Low-carbohydrate diets comprised mostly of plant-based proteins and fats with healthy carbohydrates such as whole grains were associated with slower long-term weight gain than low-carbohydrate diets comprised mostly of animal proteins and fats with unhealthy carbohydrates like refined…
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.
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…
While a recent trend on social media touts cottage cheese as a healthy food, people should be aware that it may contain high levels of sodium and fat, according to experts at Harvard Chan School.
Most foods and beverages in grocery store checkout aisles are unhealthy—a reality that experts say is unlikely to change unless local, state, or federal laws are passed that require healthier options.
Sugar-sweetened beverages linked with increased risk of premature death for people with type 2 diabetes
High consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages was associated with an elevated risk of premature death and incidence of cardiovascular disease among people with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study led by researchers at Harvard Chan School. Drinking…
Plant-based low-carbohydrate diet linked with lower risk of premature death for people with type 2 diabetes
Following a low-carbohydrate diet comprised primarily of plant-based foods was significantly associated with lower risk of premature death among people with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study led by researchers at Harvard Chan School.