Summer 2016

Waste Not

There’s a future for food beyond the ‘sell by’ date

Deciding how to divvy up the 1,000 pounds of extra edibles that the food-rescue >>

Trouble Brewing

Climate change affects not only how much food we grow, but how it tastes. For crops like tea, small differences could have big economic consequences

Whether it’s a farmer’s crops or our own skin, bug bites are something few >>

Unnatural Disaster

A quarter-million people died in the Somalia famine of 2011. It didn’t have to happen 

The Somalia famine of 2011 was sparked by a confluence of disasters. A major >>

Top Stories

Ready, Set, Go!

Baby boomers will face many barriers to good nutrition as they age. It’s time to get prepared

Trouble Brewing

Climate change affects not only how much food we grow, but how it tastes. For crops like tea, small differences could have big economic consequences

Low-Acid Redux

Fewer grains and more fruits and vegetables may keep your bones strong

Unnatural Disaster

A quarter-million people died in the Somalia famine of 2011. It didn’t have to happen 

Tufts Nutrition Top 10

How to stay hydrated when it’s hot

Editor's Picks

Restaurant Pitfall

Today’s Special: A whopping number of calories

Sipping Toward Disaster

Soda and other sugary drinks are even worse for us than we thought. Can we kick the habit?

Shifting America’s Diet

Factions continue to duke it out over what the nation’s dietary guidelines should be, but the scientists have had their say: less meat, less sugar, and please, eat your veggies

Pass It On

What mothers (and fathers) eat can affect the lifetime health of their children

Feed Your Stem Cells

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