Summer 2015


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Shifting America's Diet

The scientists have had their say: less meat, less sugar, and please, eat your veggies

Breaking the Veiled Ceiling

Yasmin Altwaijri is blazing a trail for epidemiology and for Saudi women in science

Feed Your Stem Cells

Is nutrition the future of brain health? Neuroscientist Dennis Steindler says yes.

Enough Food for All

The answer to how to feed the growing global population has to include small-scale agriculture

Global Diet Quality on the Decline

Bad choices outpace healthy changes

All-Fronts Assault on Obesity

Tufts researchers are taking on an epidemic from every angle

Keeping Weight in Check? 

Watch those sources of carbs and protein

What the World Needs

Gift will support humanitarians in their work and education

Not Supersized, but Still Not Good

A hundred extra calories a day can pile on 10 pounds in a year

Scared Straight

Inmates take a hard look at their delinquent diets

Cataract Clues

Molecular miscommunication causes clouding of the eye lens

Me and My Study

Research volunteers embrace life in the cohort

Eat, Sleep and Be Healthy

Well-rested adults tend to eat better, study finds

Breakfast in the Classroom

Serving the morning meal at school boosts attendance a bit

Get More Out of Your Vitamin D 

Take it with a little serving of fat on the side

Commencement 2015

Cristiana Falcone Sorrell, N01, F01, predicts that innovation in healthy food will be the next big thing

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Going to the Dogs (and Cats)

Nutrition research could learn from man’s best friends

Filling the Plate

Students investigate hunger in Massachusetts

Lessons from Nepal

What keeps a disaster from becoming a catastrophe?

A Vibrant Year

A message from the dean of the Friedman School

The Missing Link in Food Safety

A message from the director of the HNRCA

Top 10 Research Priorities in the Fight Against Obesity

Friedman School Dean Dariush Mozaffarian and HNRCA Director Simin Meydani compile the list

Mentors Make a Difference

A message from your alumni association president

Reunion 2015

Alumni reconnect at annual spring celebration