Katherine Tucker, professor of nutritional epidemiology in the department of Health Sciences and coauthor of a new textbook on nutrition and disease, says that following a healthy diet could prevent diabetes, heart disease, and many forms of cancer.
Griffin Rodgers, director of the Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, says that cases of Type 2 diabetes began to rapidly increase in the 1970s.
Forty-two percent of the American population will be obese by 2030, according to a new report in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. We asked Katherine Tucker, professor and chair … read more »
Northeastern health sciences professor says that reversing the trend towards youth obesity — and obesity in general — is a community-wide effort