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Bloomberg Podcast covers the 1st Tufts Cellular Agriculture Innovation Day

Bloomberg Podcast covers the 1st Tufts Cellular Agriculture Innovation Day

Janet Wu reports from the first annual Tufts University Cellular Agriculture Innovation Day, bringing together some of the industry’s top leaders to discuss investment trends shaping the future of food. Listen on Bloomberg
Dollar Stores Are Growing as Food Retailers in the U.S.

Dollar Stores Are Growing as Food Retailers in the U.S.

Tufts researchers have found that dollar stores are now the fastest-growing food retailers in the contiguous United States—and have doubled their share in rural areas. Households with more purchases at dollar stores also tend to be lower-income and headed by people of color. The findings were published Jan. 19 in the American Journal of Public Health.
HNRCA Director Sarah Booth will join experts in updating Dietary Recommendations for Americans

HNRCA Director Sarah Booth will join experts in updating Dietary Recommendations for Americans

Two scientists with Tufts connections have been named to the 2025 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC), which will make recommendations to the federal Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services as they update the Dietary Guidelines of America for its 10th  edition.
How Sleep Habits Can Affect Weight

How Sleep Habits Can Affect Weight

About one in three adults in the United States report routinely not getting enough sleep. Sleep insufficiency is associated with increased risk for diabetes, cardiovascular disease, mental health problems, injuries, loss of productivity, and death. It also appears to be associated with increased risk for obesity, especially in children. Fortunately, sleep is a modifiable risk factor to improve health—one that you can often do something about.
NPQ reports on Black Co-op Farms in the Mississippi Delta

NPQ reports on Black Co-op Farms in the Mississippi Delta

NPQ and Frontline Solutions have published an article discussing the Mississppi Delta region and the challeges currently being faced by Black farmers in securing the region's food market. 
Small Changes Can Have Big Impact on Health

Small Changes Can Have Big Impact on Health

This article originally appeared in the Tufts Health & Nutrition Letter, published each month by the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. Find out how to get expert guidance on healthy cooking, eating, and living.
Friedman Students Attend Global Climate Summit

Friedman Students Attend Global Climate Summit

Tufts students describe inspiring moments and slow progress at the U.N. conference in Egypt
Honoring the life of Sabina Carlson Robillard

Honoring the life of Sabina Carlson Robillard

The Boston Globe offers a touching tribute to the life and work of Sabina Carlson Robillard and reflects on her impact on disaster affected communities.  Read on The Boston Globe  
Tufts Researchers Find That Brains with More Vitamin D Function Better

Tufts Researchers Find That Brains with More Vitamin D Function Better

An estimated 55 million people worldwide live with dementia, a number that’s expected to rise as the global population ages. To find treatments that can slow or stop the disease, scientists need to better understand the factors that can cause dementia.