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Fitness trackers don't improve weight loss: study

Participants who added ‘wearables’ to diet and exercise plans actually lost fewer pounds than those who stuck with traditional tactics

Sept. 20, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Young adults who added fitness trackers to diet and exercise plans actually lost fewer pounds compared to people who stuck only to traditional weight-loss tactics.

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Diet tops exercise for cutting weight, cancer risk, new study shows

Overweight and obese women lowered levels of proteins associated with cancer after one year of calorie, fat reductions

July 13, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Whether cutting pounds or cancer risk, the crunches in your salad trump the crunches in your workout, say scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

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Fat or Fiction? The truth about 9 diet myths

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day? Does fat content matter more than calories? A nutrition researcher weighs in

June 1, 2016 | By Dr. Anne McTiernan / Fred Hutch News Service

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day when it comes to weight loss? Does fat content matter more than calories? Nutrition researcher Dr. Anne McTiernan weighs in.

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Chef Dan Barber is a man on a mission

Cancer led him to the kitchen. Now he aims to save the rest of us — and the planet too

May 11, 2016 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Chef Dan Barber is a man on a mission, and his mission is to change how we eat for our own health and for the health of the planet, which he sees as intertwined. it was after surviving testicular cancer at 24 that Barber decided to become, ­as he puts it, ­a cook. He was driven in part by questions many cancer patients ask: What caused his cells to go rogue? Was diet involved? Could he keep it from happening again?

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Jan. 7, 2016 | By Fred Hutch News Service staff

Dr. Johanna Lampe awarded $2.8M to study impact of diet on microbiome and molecular pathways of cancer risk; Dr. John Potter appointed chief science adviser to New Zealand Ministry of Health; Dr. Julia Maxson a recipient of 2016 ASH Scholar Awards

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Kale Tale: How wild cabbage rose to trendy ‘superfood’

An old process still catapults some basic eats from chow to chic, leaving nutritionists skeptical

Oct. 28, 2015 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Kale's long road from weird garnish to U.S. food fad king and so-called "superfood."

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