Addressing obesity will require changing environmental cues, rather than blaming individuals.
Childhood obesity rates continue to rise in the U.S., despite some modest progress toward getting kids to eat healthier school lunches and consume fewer sugary drinks.
No studies have been able to resolve the question of whether diet drinks are causing harm or whether people who drink them already have an unhealthy lifestyle.
A new analysis led by a researcher from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health suggests taxing by the amount of sugar they contain rather than by liquid volume, as some cities currently do.
Children today are consuming far more sugar than their recommended daily limit—no added sugar for children under two and no more than about six teaspoons for kids up to age 18—mostly due to the omnipresence of sugar in…
May 10, 2019 – As nurses in the U.S. celebrate National Nurses Week (May 6-12, 2019), Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health researchers want them to know that they can contribute valuable information to improve the health…
The health risks of consuming too much added sugars—those added to foods, as opposed to those naturally present—can include weight gain and increased risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and some cancers. But switching to…
Everyday drink choices may influence cancer risk.
New recommendations released March 25, 2019 by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association call for policy changes to reduce consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages among children and teens.
The type of sugar used during beer fermentation doesn't have much effect on nutritional quality.