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Cost-Effectiveness of Salt Reduction

Cost-Effectiveness of Salt Reduction

National salt reduction strategy is cost-effective ‘best buy’ for 183 countries worldwide.

A Call to Action

A Call to Action

The first global analysis of complementary foods marketed in lower-income countries highlights the need for basic quality assurance services to improve nutritional consistency and reduce childhood malnutrition.

Trump and the Deepening Refugee Crisis

Trump and the Deepening Refugee Crisis

Two Tufts professors say the future for millions of displaced people worldwide—especially women—could be dire with a new administration hostile to foreign aid.

How A Former Tufts President Created The Friedman School

How A Former Tufts President Created The Friedman School

The Little Magician Who Could: How Former Tufts President Jean Mayer Made the Friedman School Appear Out of Thin Air.

Shaping the Global Nutrition Agenda

Shaping the Global Nutrition Agenda

Friedman students tasked to represent views of North America in a global dialogue in Rome: Young scientists actively involved in UN priority-setting around the global actions needed to achieve healthy diets and nutrition

Regular intake of sugary beverages, not diet soda, associated with prediabetes

Regular intake of sugary beverages, not diet soda, associated with prediabetes

An epidemiological analysis of data from 1,685 adult Americans finds that regular consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, but not diet soda, is associated with increased risk of prediabetes and increased insulin resistance.

Center for Nutrition Assistance Research To Enhance Food Security and Dietary Quality

Center for Nutrition Assistance Research To Enhance Food Security and Dietary Quality

USDA Awards New RIDGE Center to Partnership of Tufts and UConn.

 

Study finds link between childhood cancer and poor dietary quality in adulthood

Study finds link between childhood cancer and poor dietary quality in adulthood

Survivors of childhood cancer have poor adherence to federal dietary guidelines in adulthood, a new study finds.

High folate intake linked with nerve-damage risk in older adults with common gene variant

High folate intake linked with nerve-damage risk in older adults with common gene variant

Consuming too much folate (vitamin B9) is associated with increased risk for a nerve-damage disorder in older adults who have a common genetic variant. 

Simin Meydani Named Vice Provost for Research

Simin Meydani Named Vice Provost for Research

A nutrition scientist, she led the Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts.

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