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Women with breast cancer who consumed higher amounts of fruits and vegetables after their diagnosis were less likely to die during the study period than those with lower amounts of fruits and vegetables in their diets.
People who closely followed a Mediterranean diet were less likely to develop early symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, compared to those who ate less-healthy diets.
Newly identified ‘metabolic signature’ can determine adherence to Mediterranean diet, help predict CVD risk
For immediate release: May 14, 2020 Boston, MA – A newly identified “metabolic signature” can evaluate an individual’s adherence and metabolic response to the Mediterranean diet and help predict future risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to new…
Consuming between 22 and 34 grams of fiber a day can help keep the gut healthy, and it also has been linked to a number of other health benefits.
Although there are plenty of packaged food options for those on a plant-based diet, such as imitation meat burgers and kale chips, whole foods are still the best option.
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health nutrition researchers Walter Willett and David Ludwig spoke to the Boston Globe Magazine for an August 25, 2019 article exploring current trends in healthy diet advice.
Following a Mediterranean diet rich in fruits, vegetables, legumes, whole grains, fish, and healthy fats may boost brain function in people with diabetes, according to a new study. Analyzing two years’ worth of data from 913 participants in…
Choosing healthy fats, vegetable proteins, and whole grains are all diet strategies that could help boost fertility, according to nutrition experts at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. These tips and others were listed in a March…
Certain foods have been linked to prostate cancer risk—and a man’s risk of dying prematurely from the disease.