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Nine stars who are putting their Ph.D.s to work as educators, scientists, and nutrition leaders.

Is Calorie Counting Dead?

After a century of dieting frustration, new research promises a better way to lose weight.

Frances Stern's Legacy

How Stern’s first-of-its-kind nutrition center became a model for other clinics.

Warning: Falling Strength Ahead

Researchers take a crucial step in the fight against muscle loss.

10 Things You Need to Know About Fiber

A nutritional epidemiologist separates the facts from the hype.

The Restaurant Menu Trap

There’s a good chance many of those posted calorie counts are wrong.

Rethinking Full-Fat Dairy

Fats in milk and cheese aren't connected to a higher risk of death.

The Fridge-in-the-Classroom Test

Could putting refrigerators in classrooms lead to healthier snacks?

Eating for the Earth

Are the Dietary Guidelines for Americans sustainable?

More Good News About Cocoa

Consuming a flavonoid in cocoa helped healthy mice delay aging.

Awarding the Jean Mayer Prize

Tufts recognizes champions of healthy school meals.

Celebrations and Familiar Faces

Mark your calendars for a reception at the American Society of Nutrition meeting in Baltimore this June.

Happy Birthday!

The Tufts Nutrition family celebrated many milestones throughout 2018.

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Mar 18, 2019Our Tufts: No Judgment Here

Walter Bentson, SMFA campus security officer, talks about his job and the people he meets “Our Tuf...

Mar 18, 2019Breaking the Stress and Drug Abuse Connection

Neuroscientist Klaus Miczek is working on stopping the brain system that creates a craving for alcoh...

Mar 18, 2019A Match to Celebrate

It’s a joyous time as Tufts School of Medicine students learn where they will spend their residenc...


Building for the Future

A Frances Stern Nutrition Center alumna makes a plan for long-term support.

Farm to Hospital

Alums help hospitals serve nutritious, sustainably produced food.

Meet Carole Palmer, G69

We sit down with the Friedman School planned-giving chair for Brighter World: The Campaign for Tufts.

Native Americans and the Fight for Water

Leslie Sanchez is researching whether having clear water rights has helped reservations grow more crops.

The Power of Our Faculty

A message from the dean of the Friedman School.

Understanding Is Protection

A message from the director of the Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging.