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Inflammatory diet linked with increased colorectal cancer risk

Inflammation-causing properties in foods such as red and processed meats, sugary beverages, and refined grains may be responsible for increasing people’s risk of colorectal cancer, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.…

Not all plant-based diets are healthy

Eating a plant-based diet can reduce the risk of heart disease—but not all vegetarian or vegan foods are beneficial for health, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Researchers followed 200,000 adults…

Community-wide effort to fight childhood obesity shows promise

For immediate release: June 27, 2017 Key Takeaways:  After a two-year comprehensive effort to reduce childhood obesity in two low-income communities in Massachusetts, the prevalence of obesity decreased among some schoolchildren; some students drank less sugar-sweetened beverages and…

Sugary beverage consumption no longer decreasing

Americans cut back on sugary drinks for a decade starting in the early 2000s, but the rate of decline in consumption has leveled off, worrying nutritionists who warn of sugar’s link with obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. A…

Nutritional quality of kids' menus not improving

For immediate release: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Boston, MA – U.S. chain restaurants participating in a National Restaurant Association initiative to improve the nutritional quality of their children’s menus have made no significant changes compared with restaurants not participating…