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U.S. News to Convene National Childhood Obesity Summit at Texas Children’s Hospital

U.S. News to Convene National Childhood Obesity Summit at Texas Children’s Hospital

Washington, D.C. – This spring, U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in health care rankings, will convene a Combating Childhood Obesity summit featuring some of the nation's leading experts who are actively working to address this public health threat, which currently affects 1 in 5 children and adolescents in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Friedman Faculty and Research Featured in NY Times Opinion Piece

Friedman Faculty and Research Featured in NY Times Opinion Piece

Research and reports from both the Friedman School and 2018 Jean Mayer Award Winner Mission Readiness were featured in the New York Times Opinion section written by Dr. Joon Yun, Dr. David A. Kessler, and Dan Glickman.

Adios, Trans Fats: FDA Poised To Phase Out Artery-Clogging Fat

Adios, Trans Fats: FDA Poised To Phase Out Artery-Clogging Fat

"There's really not any other fat that has this constellation of harmful effects," says Friedman School Dean Dariush Mozaffarian. Mozaffarian spoke with NPR's Alison Aubrey about the FDA's 2015 announcement about trans fat labeling.

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Nutritionists Raise A Glass Of Whole Milk To New Dietary Guidelines

Nutritionists Raise A Glass Of Whole Milk To New Dietary Guidelines

Friedman School Dean Dariush Mozaffarian guests on WBUR's Here and Now, joining a conversation about healthy fats and the fear of dietary fat.

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Personalized Diets: Can Your Genes Really Tell You What To Eat?

Personalized Diets: Can Your Genes Really Tell You What To Eat?

"For basic healthy living, it's not about your genes, it's about your behavior," says Friedman School Dean Dariush Mozaffarian. 

Mozaffarian spoke with NPR's Alison Aubrey about personalized diets.

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New Study Indicates Diets In America Are Improving

New Study Indicates Diets In America Are Improving

A report published in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that diets in the United States may be improving. Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian was one of the researchers for the study. He joined Wisconsin Public Radio to talk about the results and what they say about health in America.

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Brain Boost: Mediterranean Diet May Fend Off Memory Loss

Brain Boost: Mediterranean Diet May Fend Off Memory Loss

"The key finding here is that this [Mediterranean] diet is preventing decline," says Dariush Mozaffarian, dean of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University.

Mozaffarian spoke with NPR's Allison Aubrey about the benefits of the Mediterranean Diet. 

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The Newest Nutrition Science May Surprise You

The Newest Nutrition Science May Surprise You

“It's much better to have 1,000 calories of healthy food than to have 600 calories of unhealthy food,” says Dariush Mozaffarian. 

Mozaffarian spoke with WGBH's Innovation Hub radio about recent changes in our nutrition science knowledge. 

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The Full-Fat Paradox: Dairy Fat Linked To Lower Diabetes Risk

The Full-Fat Paradox: Dairy Fat Linked To Lower Diabetes Risk

"People who had the most dairy fat in their diet had about a 50 percent lower risk of diabetes" compared with people who consumed the least dairy fat, says Dariush Mozaffarian.

Mozaffarian spoke with NPR's Allison Aubrey about the full-fat paradox. 

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Student Selected for Global Food Security Symposium Next Generation Delegation

Student Selected for Global Food Security Symposium Next Generation Delegation

Friedman student Hattie Brown has been selected to be a member of the Next Generation Delegation to the 2019 Global Food Security Symposium.

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