In Part 1 of our interview with Dr. Gary Adamkiewicz,
Assistant Professor of Environmental Health and Exposure Disparities in the Department of Environmental Health at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, he answers the question “What exactly does “sustainability” mean? In Part 2 he offers further insights on the relationship between food, the environment, and our health. Continue reading
Food decisions used to stop at the shelf.
We saw something we liked, bought it, consumed it, and didn’t think much about it beyond satisfying our hunger. Now, however, we’re peeking past the shelves to trace where our food came from and how it was grown.
In 2015, our food’s “story” is as important as its taste. And one of the most important parts of that story is sustainability. Continue reading
Coverage from HSPH News, featuring Edward Giovannucci
Coverage from the Huffington Post, featuring HSPH’s Walter Willett
The Healthy Eating Plate — a simple, visual meal-planning guide that addresses important deficiencies in the U.S. government’s MyPlate icon—is now available in 15 languages, giving it the potential to reach over half the world’s population.
Coverage from HSPH news, featuring Eric Rimm and Frank Hu
I’m confused about whether canola oil is healthy. I know that it’s a polyunsaturated fat, which I’m told is good, but then I also hear that I should stay away from it. Continue reading
Coverage from HSPH news, featuring David Eisenberg
Coverage from HSPH news, featuring Walter Willett
In his recently published article, “Nutrition education in an era of global obesity and diabetes: Thinking outside of the box,” Dr. David Eisenberg asserts that self-care skills are key in battling lifestyle-related diseases such as obesity and diabetes. The heart of his message: Teach medical professionals about nutrition and self-care so that they will be better prepared to teach patients valuable skills for leading healthier lives.
Below, we ask Dr. Eisenberg to elaborate on some of his article’s key points.