Experts discussed some of the latest research on Alzheimer’s causes and potential treatments at the the 25th annual John B. Little Symposium.
Diets high in ultra-processed foods, such as sugary cereal and some frozen dinners and luncheon meats, have been linked to increased risk of obesity and chronic disease.
Alan Espinosa, SM ’22, is pursuing research into how food and lifestyle changes might improve health outcomes in Mexico.
People with obesity who catch COVID-19 are more likely to be admitted to the hospital and to die from the disease than those at lower weights, evidence suggests.
At the Cutter lecture, Elisabete Weiderpass, director of the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer, discussed the agency's evaluations of data on potentially cancer-causing agents.
Unhealthy food and beverage marketing by chain restaurants is associated with modest weight gain among adults living in low-income U.S. counties.
The percentage of Americans who were heavy consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages—those who drank more than 500 calories’ worth every day—dropped significantly from 2003 to 2016.
While muscle-building supplements are legal, they may not be safe for boys to use, say experts.
Men who eat Western diets—defined as high in red and processed meats, refined grains, and sweets—may have lower sperm quality and testicular function compared to men who eat healthier diets.
Changes in the food environment are needed at every level—local, state and federal, say researchers.