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Meet Calvin Tran, N24

Meet Calvin Tran, N24

Degree: MS – Concentration: Nutrition Intervention, Communication, & Behavior Change (NICBC) & MPH – Concentration: Population Health Promotion (PHP) Home: Chicago, IL (well, if you’re from Chicago, I’m actually from Mount Prospect, a NW suburb of Chicago)
Meet Yongyi Pan, N24

Meet Yongyi Pan, N24

Degree: MS – Nutrition Epidemiology and Data Science (NEDS) / MPH – Epidemiology and Biostatistics Home: Northeast China. It is the place to be for the most mouthwatering pickled Chinese cabbage dumplings!
Probiotic Foods to Add to Your Diet

Probiotic Foods to Add to Your Diet

These foods contain naturally occurring bacteria that may help improve multiple aspects of health, from digestion to disease prevention 
Get to Know the Microorganisms in Your Gut

Get to Know the Microorganisms in Your Gut

What makes up our microbiota changes over time and influences our overall health, according to experts from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy 
Research Ties Gut Microbial TMAO Pathway to Chronic Kidney Disease

Research Ties Gut Microbial TMAO Pathway to Chronic Kidney Disease

Large-scale study from Tufts University and Cleveland Clinic shows striking link between high blood levels of TMAO and chronic kidney disease risk over time   
On Teens, Nutrition, and Exercise: How to Encourage Healthy Habits

On Teens, Nutrition, and Exercise: How to Encourage Healthy Habits

Experts across Tufts outline the challenges for today’s teens when it comes to healthy eating and physical activity, and how parents and caregivers can help. “How can we help teens develop a healthy relationship with food and movement, and create preferences that will carry them forward?” asks Erin Hennessy, dean for research strategy and associate professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, and director of the project ChildObesity180.
Eight Ways to Raise Happier, Healthier Kids

Eight Ways to Raise Happier, Healthier Kids

Tufts experts offer evidence-based tips for helping your kids thrive—now and into the future. If you’re raising kids, your goal is probably simple: You want happy and healthy young people who are ultimately equipped to navigate life on their own. But the path to that goal often involves a lot of twists and turns. Sometimes it’s even downright rocky. Luckily, Tufts experts in a variety of fields have spent years identifying strategies that may help smooth the way. Here are a few of their tips. 1. Eat real food, together.
Paul Howe on the Role of Conflict in Causing Hunger, and How We Define Famine

Paul Howe on the Role of Conflict in Causing Hunger, and How We Define Famine

Paul Howe, Director of the Friedman School's Feinstein International Center, has spoken with several major news outlets lately about the role of conflict in causing hunger, and how we define famine. 
Research Grant Awarded to Zhongyao Li

Research Grant Awarded to Zhongyao Li

Zhongyao Li, a doctoral student in the Nutrition Epidemiology and Data Science program, has received an Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group Research Grant for her project “Ultra-Processed Food Consumptions and Breast Cancer Risk and Mortality in Two Large Prospective Cohort Studies.” In this study, Zhongyao aims to examine the association between ultra-processed food consumption and the risk of developing breast cancer among participants, as well as risk of mortality among breast cancer survivors in the Nurses’ Health Study (NHS) and NHS II.
Apply For a Fully Funded PhD in Cellular Agriculture

Apply For a Fully Funded PhD in Cellular Agriculture

Cellular agriculture (cell ag) is a rapidly growing field which seeks to address the growing environmental, animal welfare, labor, and public health concerns of industrial livestock production by creating agricultural products from cell culture.