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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
Food Labeling Lacking in Online Grocery Retailers

Food Labeling Lacking in Online Grocery Retailers

Study shows that nutrition facts, ingredient lists, and allergens—all FDA-required information on food labels—are frequently absent when shoppers buy food online
Celebrating A Decade of Virtual Nutrition Education

Celebrating A Decade of Virtual Nutrition Education

The Online Graduate Certificate programs at Friedman School, a pioneer in online learning, offers a deeper dive into topics like healthy communities, sustainable agriculture, and food systems
Local Plates, Global Minds: Challenges and Successes in Local Food Procurement

Local Plates, Global Minds: Challenges and Successes in Local Food Procurement

The Local Plates, Global Minds team, based at the Friedman School, has spent nearly three years working with the Boston Public School community to assess if changes in food procurement improve the nutritional quality and environmental sustainability of menus, and to learn about the trials and successes of increasing local food procurement for school lunches. Here, members of the research team, Rachel Kinney and Alexandra Stern, provide an overview of the project's context, challenges and outcomes. 
Feinstein Launches Project With Six Universities to Improve Evidence on Early Action

Feinstein Launches Project With Six Universities to Improve Evidence on Early Action

On December 8, 2021, USAID announced a new partnership with seven universities around the world, including the Feinstein International Center at Tufts University. This alliance will build the evidence base for early actions that save lives before disaster strikes.
What Will It Take to Nourish Everyone on the Planet?

What Will It Take to Nourish Everyone on the Planet?

Friedman School Professor Patrick Webb explains the challenges and potential solutions to achieving global food and nutrition security
New Global Nutrition and Health Atlas Provides Access to Diet-Related Health Data

New Global Nutrition and Health Atlas Provides Access to Diet-Related Health Data

New open platform provides access to diet-related health data for more than 190 countries
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
Behind the Scenes at the Global Climate Summit

Behind the Scenes at the Global Climate Summit

Tufts delegates describe what frustrated and inspired them at the U.N. conference in Glasgow
The LASTING Project

The LASTING Project

A new interdisciplinary project based at the Friedman School aims to shine a light on environmental, health, economic, and social dimensions of diet sustainability in order to address existing gaps in diet sustainability research and policy translation.