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HNRCA Fireside Chats: The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Recommendations

Drs. Simin Meydani and Alice H Lichtenstein talk about the recently released Scientific Report from the  2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. Dr. Lichtenstein of the Cardiovascular Nutrition Lab, was Vice-Chair of the committee.

What’s So Great About Yogurt?

We are looking at the connections between yogurt and immune response, infectious disease, susceptibility to cancer, inflammatory markers, cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors, energy metabolism and cognitive function.

Tufts Talks Obesity

Join us Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 1:30-5:00 p.m. Behrakis Auditorium 150 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA

Featuring presentations and a panel discussion with leading HNRCA and Friedman School of Nutrition and Science Policy faculty and scientists

Milestone Anniversaries

We have 18 individuals celebrating 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years of service to the HNRCA in 2015. Click the image to see the list. Congratulations and thanks for your contributions!

Combating Pneumonia with vitamin E

The Nutritional Immunology Lab recently published a paper in “The Journal of Immunology” showing that extra vitamin E protected older mice from a bacterial infection that commonly causes pneumonia.

Folate and breast cancer risk

New findings from the Vitamins and Carcinogenesis Lab on the effects of alcohol consumption on breast folate levels and increased breast cancer risk published in the journal “Carcinogenesis”

New evidence that dietary lycopene may prevent liver cancer

Evidence that dietary lycopene may prevent high fat diet-promoted liver cancer incidence, recently published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research

Volunteers for research studies

We invite people of all ages and backgrounds to participate in exciting nutrition research studies being conducted here at the HNRCA. Learn more about being involved and our current studies…