Scientists study everything from the relationship between late-night eating and weight gain and whether drinking coffee is good for you to how diets differ based on race and gender and how your diet and oral health are related.
Humans have deep-rooted instincts to avoid unnecessary physical activity, because until recently it was beneficial to avoid it.”
Professor of biological science
We're all human
Intellectual growth and academic achievement should not come at the expense of our health. Harvard recently launched a new collection of mental health and wellbeing resources for students, faculty, and staff.
- Harvard Medical School
Is a mobile app as good as a therapist?
- Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Daytime eating and mental health
- Harvard Law School
Student group focuses on wellbeing
- Harvard Chan School
Spirituality may lead to better health outcomes
- Harvard Graduate School of Education
Making time for mindfulness in the classroom
Learn about opportunities in your neighborhood and which greenspaces are easily accessible to you.”
Professor of nutrition and epidemiology
Risky behaviors can negatively impact our health, cause health complications, and even decrease our lifespan.
Recent research has revealed that consuming less sodium and more potassium can decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease. Researchers have also linked sleep deprivation and alcohol consumption to the rise of cancer in those under 50.