Category: Faculty in the Media

International Collaborative Study Reinforces the Dangers of Excess Weight

Coverage From HSPH News, featuring Shilpa Bhupathiraju and Frank Hu:  Being overweight or obese is associated with a higher risk of dying prematurely than being normal weight—and the risk increases with additional pounds, according to a large international collaborative study led by researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the University […] Continue reading

Healthy plant-based diet linked with substantially lower type 2 diabetes risk

Coverage From HSPH News, featuring Frank Hu and Ambika Satija: Consuming a plant-based diet—especially one rich in high-quality plant foods such as whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts, and legumes—is linked with substantially lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health… “A shift to […] Continue reading