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Friedman Hosts the 2018 Global Food+ Symposium

Friedman Hosts the 2018 Global Food+ Symposium

February 16, 2018 marked the second annual Global Food+ Symposium, hosted by Tufts University at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. This year, 23 researchers from Boston University, MIT, Harvard, and Tufts shared the findings of their work in seven-minute presentations on topics ranging from microbiology to nutrition to theology.

US Ambassador Recognizes LUANAR’s First Dietetics Graduates

US Ambassador Recognizes LUANAR’s First Dietetics Graduates

United States Ambassador to Malawi, Virginia Palmer, has recognized Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) for its achievement in producing the first cohort of five dietitians who have completed a 20-month rigorous training program.

 

Friedman Students Advocate for Sound Nutrition and Agricultural Policy

Friedman Students Advocate for Sound Nutrition and Agricultural Policy

Friedman Student Alana Davidson writes for student paper The Friedman Sprout: "Advocate for Sound Nutrition and Agricultural Policy This Spring … and Then Run for Office!"

Healthy Diets for Better Health

Healthy Diets for Better Health

Friedman School Dean Dariush Mozaffarian supports launch of Food Is Medicine Working Group on Capitol Hill

Junk food tax is legally and administratively viable, finds new analysis

Junk food tax is legally and administratively viable, finds new analysis

An original analysis by researchers at New York University College of Global Public Health and the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University finds that a federal tax on junk food is both legally and administratively feasible.

Respecting Our Food

Respecting Our Food

Environmentalist and activist Winona LaDuke tells conference that we need to preserve diverse crops varieties.

Could Food Price Changes Save Lives?

Could Food Price Changes Save Lives?

Subsidies for healthy foods and taxes on unhealthy foods could reduce deaths from stroke, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, especially among Americans with lower socioeconomic status

Calling All Food Rescuers

Calling All Food Rescuers

How one Friedman student is helping Boston say no to food waste.

Mothers in Malawi Improve Children's Nutrition

Mothers in Malawi Improve Children's Nutrition

Mothers in Malawi improve the nutrition in porridge by adding more fortified oil: Using Social Behavior Change Communication, delivered through a Care Group model, Caregivers in Southern Malawi add more oil to their child’s corn soy blend porridge. 

Why Humanitarian Aid Matters

Why Humanitarian Aid Matters

President Donald Trump has made it clear that foreign aid is not a top priority for his administration. His 2018 budget proposal includes steep cuts to the State Department, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the United Nations.

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