‘Harvard diet’ may lower disease risk
An eating plan developed by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health recently been touted for its potential to promote healthy aging
Choosing healthier sandwich options
A sandwich may seem like a healthy choice for lunch, but experts say that they can hide high amounts of sodium and saturated fat.
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.
Pro-inflammatory diets may increase cardiovascular disease risk
People who eat diets known to promote chronic inflammation may have a greater risk of developing cardiovascular disease than people who eat anti-inflammatory diets.
Mediterranean diet may lower Parkinson’s disease risk
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.
Eating more whole grains per day may cut diabetes risk
Just one or two servings of whole grains per day may help reduce diabetes risk.
Fiber has benefits beyond gut health
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.