Newly identified ‘metabolic signature’ can help predict CVD risk

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 research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Chris Sweeney • harvard
May 14, 2020 ~6 min

Dementia: eating plenty of apples, berries and tea linked to lower risk – new research

Foods rich in flavonoids (such as apples, berries, or tea) are important for cognitive health, research suggests.

Keith Morris, Professor of Biomedical Sciences and Biostatistics, Cardiff Metropolitan University • conversation
May 12, 2020 ~7 min

Alzheimer's and dementia: eating plenty of apples, berries and tea linked to lower risk – new research

Foods rich in flavonoids (such as apples, berries, or tea) are important for cognitive health, research suggests.

Keith Morris, Professor of Biomedical Sciences and Biostatistics, Cardiff Metropolitan University • conversation
May 12, 2020 ~7 min

Home cooking means healthier eating – there's an opportunity to change food habits for good

A spike in flour sales and an increase in home cooked meals could signal the start of a new healthier relationship with food.

Danielle McCarthy, Senior Lecturer in the School of Biological Sciences, Queen's University Belfast • conversation
April 27, 2020 ~6 min

Coronavirus: there are no miracle foods or diets that can prevent or cure COVID-19

There is no evidence that garlic, lemons, and the ketogenic diet can prevent or cure coronavirus.

Taibat Ibitoye, Registered Dietitian and Doctoral Researcher, University of Reading • conversation
April 21, 2020 ~7 min

Keto diet: here's why some people experience fatigue, nausea, headaches after starting it

The adverse symptoms some people experience after adopting the ketogenic diet is known as the "keto flu".

Andrew Scott, Senior Lecturer in Applied Exercise Science, University of Portsmouth • conversation
April 15, 2020 ~7 min

Even concerned consumers don't know which food choices have the lowest climate impact

The recommendations of experts aren't reaching people in the supermarket aisles. So what can be done about it?

Wändi Bruine de Bruin, Provost Professor of Public Policy, Psychology, and Behavioral Science, University of Southern California • conversation
March 10, 2020 ~6 min

Food summit examines sustainability, health, and justice

According to a summit on food production, diet, and sustainability, humanity needs to refocus on a diet that encompasses sustainability and social justice.

Clea Simon • harvard
Feb. 20, 2020 ~6 min

New class of enzymes could lead to bespoke diets, therapeutics

Professor Emily Balskus and her team have identified an entirely new class of enzymes that degrade chemicals essential for neurological health, but also help digest foods like nuts, berries, and tea, releasing nutrients that may impact human health.

Caitlin McDermott-Murphy • harvard
Feb. 18, 2020 ~6 min

‘Game Changers’ puts muscle behind its message at Law School

“The Game Changers” brought a panel of athletes and experts to tout the benefits of a plant-based diet to Harvard.

Nate Herpich • harvard
Feb. 13, 2020 ~8 min

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