Coverage from The Boston Globe, featuring Walter Willett
Eat Well & Keep Moving, Third Edition (Human Kinetics), by Dr. Lilian Cheung, Hank Dart, Sari Kalin, Brett Otis, and Dr. Steven Gortmaker, is a school-based program that equips children with the knowledge, skills, and supportive environment they need to lead more healthful lives by choosing nutritious diets and being physically active.
The Kid’s Healthy Eating Plate is a visual guide to encourage children to eat well and keep moving. It was created by nutrition experts at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, based on the best available science. The Kid’s Healthy Eating Plate is designed to enhance the visual guidance provided by the U.S. … Continue reading “NEW! Kid’s Healthy Eating Plate”
The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines have been released, with updates including limiting added-sugar intake to less than 10 percent of daily calories, and the removal of the restriction on the percentage of calories from total fat. The new guidelines also emphasize healthy eating patterns, with the following key recommendations:
In Always Hungry?, Dr. David Ludwig explains why traditional low-fat diets don’t work, and presents a new plan to help people lose weight and improve their health without feeling hungry.
Coverage from KBPS, featuring Lilian Cheung
Noteworthy nutrition studies highlighted by members of The Chan School’s Department of Nutrition 1) Jackson, S. L., King, S. M. C., Park, S., Fang, J., Odom, E. C., & Cogswell, M. E. (2015). Health professional advice and adult action to reduce sodium intake. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. A study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine … Continue reading “Research Roundup”
When our country embraced low-fat diets, we also unwittingly committed ourselves to carbohydrates. As nutrition research has advanced, however, we’ve learned that healthy fats are an important part of a well-balanced diet, and that carbohydrate quality is crucial to health.
Coverage from the Harvard Gazette, featuring Frank Hu
Shopping for holiday gifts is at the top of many people’s to-do lists. And while so-called “health nuts” used to be the primary recipients of wellness-boosting presents, the reality is that everyone can benefit from being given “the gift of health.” This holiday season, consider adopting a health theme for your holiday shopping. To help, … Continue reading “Healthy Gift Guide — 17 ideas for giving “the gift of health””