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Nutrition Science

The Economic Benefits Of Healthier Eating: Why Corporations Can Be Natural Allies To Promote Better Diets

Dariush Mozaffarian | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Dariush Mozaffarian

Nutrition is at the heart of many of the most important issues in our lives. From nourished children to vibrant aging, from social justice to sustainability, how we eat plays a major role in our health, our culture, and our happiness.

Downton Abbey Finale: A Nutrition Lesson Learned

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 03.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Science is complex and slow moving. Nutrition science it especially difficult, because it deals with people eating - at their own will - diverse foods throughout a lifetime. We are moving towards answers and consensus at a much faster rate than we did in Downton's time, and with some patience and perspective - and less distractions - we will know much more.

Why Science? Why Now?

Mandana Arabi, M.D., Ph.D | Posted 12.16.2013 | Science
Mandana Arabi, M.D., Ph.D

Yes, we booked a science event during UNGA week -- but it's a decision we would repeat again -- because science conversations should not be separate from policy conversations; they should be intricately intertwined.

Eggs As Bad As Smoking? Vitamins Linked To Mortality? 2012’s Most Confusing Studies, Explained

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 02.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

The abundance of nutritional research available certainly gives us food for thought when making decisions regarding diet and nutritional supplementation. It can also lead to confusion due to misleading headlines and questionable interpretations of studies.

America Achieves Top Ten Status...But It Ain't Good

Christina Pirello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christina Pirello

It's as though we don't even see food as food anymore, just the sum of its nutritional parts. We have lost touch with our intuition and fallen victim to the science of nutrition -- and marketing.

Real Food For Health: Change Your Life. Cook Dinner!

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

It's as though we don't even see food as food anymore, just the sum of its nutritional parts. In all this science, we lost our way to the food and our inherent wisdom about what eating means.