15 Indigenous Crops to Boost Your Immune System and Celebrate Biodiversity

Indigenous crops that are rich in nutrients like vitamins C and D, zinc, and iron can boost immune systems as well as the planet’s biodiversity—improving resilience to climate change, rebuilding soils, and supporting wildlife.

New on the Podcast: Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian On Creating Healthier American Diets and Nutrition Programs

On Food Talk Live: Dani speaks with Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, a cardiologist and the dean of the Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. They discuss the impact of food on our immune systems and how politicians should respond to modern nutrition challenges.

Remembering Stuart Levy: Scientist Behind Animal Husbandry Advocacy

Food Tank remembers Stuart Levy, a pioneer researcher pushing for better animal husbandry—with only responsible use of antibiotics.

Dariush Mozaffarian: Academic Institutions Need to Act for the Food System

The future of the food system requires training new experts to treat the industry differently, says Dean of Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Dariush Mozaffarian.

Financial Conflicts of Interest Revealed in a Federally Backed Report

Some committee members that collaborated on a federally funded National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) report were found to have financial conflicts of interest (COIs). The 2016 report assessed the adverse effects of genetically engineered crops and their accompanying technologies.

New Metrics Revolutionize Dietary Data Assessment

The International Dietary Data Expansion project seeks to improve national health and nutrition policies in developing countries by enhancing the process of food data collection and analysis.