Summer 2018

A Step Forward for Older Adults

A Tufts community-based study shows exercise improves mobility, cognition, and quality of life.

On an April morning at the Council on Aging in Somerville, Massachusetts, the 9 >>

11 Years Younger

Eating leafy greens keeps your brain spry.

That’s roughly the reduction in cognitive brain-age for people who ate about one-and-a-half servings >>

Change Food Prices, Save Lives

Adjusting the price of seven foods could prevent 63,268 deaths every year.

Friedman School researchers estimate that changing the price of some foods by 30 percent >>

Is It Time We All Ate Bugs?

Insects are nutritious, delicious, and good for the environment. They might also prove key to helping feed an increasingly hungry planet.

“I always said I would never eat a bug,” Carnie Wilson said, scrunching up >>

Fast Times

Are fasting diets effective and safe for losing weight?

Sai Das, NG02, a scientist in the Energy Metabolism Laboratory at the Jean Mayer >>

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Is It Time We All Ate Bugs?

Insects are nutritious, delicious, and good for the environment. They might also prove key to helping feed an increasingly hungry planet.

Building a Brighter Food Future

As the Friedman School creates a hub of entrepreneurship, meet the students, faculty, and advisers working to transform the global food system through business thinking.

Hard Work If You Can Get It

Livelihoods programs promise refugees a path to self-reliance, but how much they can truly help remains an open question.

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