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Certificate Program Student Perspectives

Certificate Program Student Perspectives

Students in our Certificate Programs come from a variety of backgrounds, but are all interested in learning more about the intricate impacts food and nutrition make on every part of life. From business to communications and health care to farming, understanding the complexities of topics in the world of food and nutrition creates new connections and perspectives.
Home-Grown: Recipes for Your Summer Vegetables

Home-Grown: Recipes for Your Summer Vegetables

A fresh crop of New Entry farmers share personal stories—and seasonal recipes—from their farms
To Raise Healthy Eaters, Go Beyond Breaking the Rules

To Raise Healthy Eaters, Go Beyond Breaking the Rules

Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy researchers discuss the current science behind raising healthy eaters, the new advice about breaking old rules, and how that advice might miss the point
Red Meat, Gut Microbiome, and Cardiovascular Disease

Red Meat, Gut Microbiome, and Cardiovascular Disease

Microbiome-related metabolites like TMAO, as well as blood sugar and general inflammation, appear more important than blood cholesterol or blood pressure in mediating heart disease risk associated with meat intake
Tufts Announces Springboard Funding Awards

Tufts Announces Springboard Funding Awards

The Office of the Provost, Office of the Vice Provost for Research (OVPR), and Tufts Medical Center announced the award decisions for the fifth cycle of Springboard today and we are proud to highlight
Recently Rediscovered Documentation of Nazi Starvation Policies

Recently Rediscovered Documentation of Nazi Starvation Policies

Warsaw Ghetto’s defiant Jewish doctors secretly documented the medical effects of Nazi starvation policies in a book recently rediscovered on a library shelf
Student Profile: Monica Mutinda

Student Profile: Monica Mutinda

Monica Mutinda is a rising second year student in the Food and Nutrition Policy and Programs track at the Friedman School. She identifies as a Kenyan American, ethnic to the Kamba tribe of Kenya. In her words, she describes her path and her experience joining the Friedman School. 
How to Eat Healthy for Less

How to Eat Healthy for Less

With prices rising, experts from Tufts’ Friedman School offer advice on keeping food costs low
Heart Health Crisis in the US

Heart Health Crisis in the US

Tufts researchers find that most U.S. adults rate poorly across five components of heart and metabolic health, with clear racial disparities
Hydration: What to Know for Hot Weather

Hydration: What to Know for Hot Weather

Know the signs and risks of dehydration and keep the fluids flowing to avoid overheating this summer or whenever temperatures rise