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How to Feed the World

How to Feed the World

Feeding nine billion people by 2050 will be a big problem. The solution should be tiny. 

What Foods Are Better for the Earth?

What Foods Are Better for the Earth?

A new study assesses the environmental sustainability impact of food suggestions in the national Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Rethinking Dairy Fat

Rethinking Dairy Fat

A new study, co-written by senior author Dariush Mozaffarian, dean of Tufts’ Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, finds that the fats in milk, cheese, and other dairy products aren’t linked to a higher risk of death in older adults.

National school food policies have potential to improve health now and later

National school food policies have potential to improve health now and later

Modeling study estimates impact of policies targeting fruits and vegetables and sugary drinks in schools on health outcomes for children and adults

Quality of diet still poor for SNAP participants

Quality of diet still poor for SNAP participants

New study identifies continuing disparities in diet quality for participants on SNAP

Consumers’ food choices can help reduce greenhouse emissions

Consumers’ food choices can help reduce greenhouse emissions

Consumers’ food choices can help reduce greenhouse emissions contributing to climate change

Food Assistance for Nutrition Evidence

Food Assistance for Nutrition Evidence

Since 2009, a team led by Friedman School faculty have been carrying out a Food Aid Quality Review (FAQR) for USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (FFP).

Alumni With A Passion For Eating Smart

Alumni With A Passion For Eating Smart

Jason and Chloe Epstein are active alumni of Tufts University and have a new and growing connection with the Friedman School around one common goal—a passion for eating smart. That compelled Jason, A96, an investment portfolio manager and Chloe, J96, a former assistant district attorney and now business owner, to make a generous $350,000 pledge to the Friedman School.

Friedman At ASN

Friedman At ASN

Can food allergies be prevented? Does what we eat affect our susceptibility to diseases like dementia or cancer? Why does the same diet affect different people differently? How can we produce food more sustainably in the future? These are just a few of the fascinating questions on deck for Nutrition 2018, the inaugural flagship meeting of the American Society for Nutrition.

Food price policy and mortality: How to even the playing field for participants in SNAP

Food price policy and mortality: How to even the playing field for participants in SNAP

A modeling study of food subsidies and food taxes suggests deaths from cardiometabolic disease could be reduced

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