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Intake of Added Sugars Associated with Elevated Metabolic Syndrome Risk

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of heart disease risk factors. High carbohydrate diets have been associated with higher risk for elevated metabolic syndrome risk,...

The World Within

You are not alone! Your large intestine is home to a whole community of bacteria and other microorganisms called the microbiota. Your Microbiota. Everybody’s microbiota...

Five Ways to Identify Ultraprocessed Foods

The research is clear: a diet high in ultraprocessed foods is associated with higher risk for overweight, obesity, type 2 diabetes, and high blood...

Alice’s Homemade Pita Chips

1. Preheat oven to 400°F. 2. Split pitas and cut rounds into triangles. Spread triangles on a baking sheet. 3. Brush or spray both sides lightly...

Lemon-Garlic Bean Spread

Mix all ingredients in a food processor, or mash by hand until creamy. Season with salt and pepper to taste, or the spices of...

Don’t Be Fooled!

Did you ever notice that the least healthy foods are often the most heavily marketed? Knowing what tactics food and beverage marketers employ can...

Download The Full March 2024 Issue PDF

  • Eating for the Earth…And Your Health
  • NewsBites: Diabetes remission; sleep and insulin resistance
  • Where Does Poultry Fit In?
  • Special Report: Understanding Atherosclerosis
  • Hear Ye! Hear Ye!
  • Featured Recipe: Roman Chicken with Peppers
  • Ask Tufts Experts: Iodine and low-salt diets
  • Myth of the Month: Organics and pesticides

Eating for the Earth…And Your Health

Food production has a significant impact on the earth’s health; what we eat has a significant impact on our health. Fortunately, research clearly shows...

Roman Chicken with Peppers

Ingredients: 1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season the chicken on both sides with salt and pepper and brown...
The dangers of consuming processed meats like hot dogs (and also bacon, sausage, ham, and cold cuts) is well understood. Now the health harms of other ultraprocessed foods are becoming clear.

Ultraprocessed Foods Associated with Risk for Multiple Diseases at Once

Studies have shown consumption of ultraprocessed foods is association with higher risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer. A group of researchers...