Obesity and Diabetes

Five Tufts Faculty Named to List of Top Researchers in the World

Five Tufts Faculty Named to List of Top Researchers in the World

The scientific research by Tufts faculty is among top cited globally, according to a new Clarivate ranking
The Friedman School Represents at 2022 APHA Annual Meeting

The Friedman School Represents at 2022 APHA Annual Meeting

APHA's Annual Meeting and Expo is where public health professionals convene, present research findings, learn about emerging research and network with peers. This year's meeting theme is "150 Years of Creating the Healthiest Nation: Leading the Path Toward Equity." It is being held in Boston, MA from November 6th-9th.
Collaborative Food is Medicine Initiative Launches in Mississippi Delta

Collaborative Food is Medicine Initiative Launches in Mississippi Delta

A $6.6 million NIH grant will power a project co-led by Friedman School researchers that aims to lower rates of obesity and diabetes by increasing access to locally produced fruits and vegetables
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
Nutrition Scientist at Tufts University Busts Some Weight Loss Myths

Nutrition Scientist at Tufts University Busts Some Weight Loss Myths

Friedman School Dean Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, DrPH, spoke recently with news channel WCVB ABC-5 to explain how starches can sabotage weight loss plans. Watch Here
ASN 2022 - Nutrition Live Online

ASN 2022 - Nutrition Live Online

This year's ASN meeting is once again all-virtual. The Friedman School and the Jean Mayer Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (JMHNRCA) are representing Tufts University with panels, posters, and plenty of awards for their outstanding work. We've pulled out some highlights for the week, but remember to check out the full schedule for all sessions and events.
How Office Cafeterias Could Help Save on Health Care Spending

How Office Cafeterias Could Help Save on Health Care Spending

A new study from Friedman School researchers finds workplace cafeterias that follow Federal Food Service Guidelines can improve worker health and save millions in health care dollars
HNRCA Launches National Center for Precision Health

HNRCA Launches National Center for Precision Health

The $8.23 million NIH grant will support an innovative personalized health study to predict individual responses to food and dietary patterns
Four Tufts Faculty Are Among Top Researchers in the World

Four Tufts Faculty Are Among Top Researchers in the World

Work by the scientists is among top cited globally, according to a new ranking
Inspired by His Father, a Nutrition Scholar Strives to Prevent Disease

Inspired by His Father, a Nutrition Scholar Strives to Prevent Disease

For Edwin Ortega, N20, family struggle and sacrifice inspire his research into chronic disease and vaccine efficacy