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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 
How Changing School Lunches Could Help the Environment

How Changing School Lunches Could Help the Environment

A recent Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy study found school lunch menus can have a significant impact on the environment
Friedman School Interim Dean Named

Friedman School Interim Dean Named

Christina Economos, national leader in research into children’s nutrition, health, and obesity prevention, to take the helm on July 1.
Climate Change and Food Safety Risk

Climate Change and Food Safety Risk

Every year, almost 1 in 6 Americans gets a foodborne illness, and about 3,000 people die from it, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates. Picnics and parties where food sits out for hours are a common source, but heat waves and power outages are another silently growing threat.
Global Study Finds Healthy Eating Got Pricier in the Pandemic

Global Study Finds Healthy Eating Got Pricier in the Pandemic

By now, most Americans have felt the effects of global crises on their grocery bills. Recent research published in the journal Nature Food has found this to be a worldwide phenomenon.
Hamsa Ganapathi Selected as John Robert Lewis Fellow

Hamsa Ganapathi Selected as John Robert Lewis Fellow

Hamsa Ganapathi, MS, (N22), a former student in the Agriculture, Food and Environment program at the Friedman School, has been selected as an FPI John Robert Lewis Fellow for 2022-2023.
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