Helen Rasmussen

Helen Rasmussen is an instructor at the Friedman School, as well as a senior research dietitian in the Metabolic Research Unit at the HNRCA. 


  • Ph.D., Lesley University
  • M.S., Arizona State University at Tempe, Registered Dietitian

News and Media


Eating whole grains led to modest improvements in gut microbiota and immune response

BOSTON (Feb. 8, 2017)—In a clinical trial, adults who consumed a diet rich in whole grains rather...


New study finds that eating whole grains increases metabolism and calorie loss

BOSTON (Feb. 8, 2017)—A new study suggests that substituting whole grains for refined grains in the...

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