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Dietary experts debate the alleged evils of white bread

...important concept for people to understand, but I don't think they need to worry about specific numbers," says Dr. Walter Willett of the Harvard School of Public Health. "In practice, it means consuming refined starches - white bread, white...
Big portions lead to 'supersize' Americans

...we give this tremendous value to size, and we really need to be paying more attention to quality," said Walter Willett, chairman of the nutrition department at the Harvard University school of public health. The war on portion sizes...
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Vitamin A might be linked to hip fractures in older women

...consumers might consider a multivitamin that supplies some of its vitamin A from beta carotene, said co-author, Dr. Walter Willett, professor of epidemiology and nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health. The Council for Responsible Nutrition...
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Study: Combining hormone supplements riskier than estrogen alone

...years faced no increased risk, regardless of how long they had taken hormones. Three Harvard University doctors, Walter Willett, Graham Colditz and Meir Stampfer, wrote an accompanying editorial urging further study of the long-term use of...
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Most researchers say diet-dairy link not clear

...The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Heart Association came to a similar decision. Dr. Walter Willett, a Harvard University nutrition expert whose recent research suggests dairy doesn't help weight loss, said Zemel's...
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Eating fruit and vegetables linked with heart health

...recommendations to consume at least five servings of fruit and vegetables per day, according to the researchers, led by Dr. Walter Willett of the Harvard School of Public Health. But for cancer, the report said, "The protective effect of fruit and vegetable...
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Study: Eating lots of carbs may raise the risk of breast cancer

...on low-carb diets do, experts say. "There are many concerns with eating diets high in animal fat," said Dr. Walter Willett, chief of nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health. "If people do want to cut back on carbohydrates, it's...
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Public interest group slams olestra

...that lasted hours after eating 12 chips. "This was a terrible experience," she said. Harvard University's Dr. Walter Willett said olestra inhibits absorption of carotenoids, nutrients considered one component in preventing cancer and heart...
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