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Diet & Health, with Walter Willett MD, DPH (3-4:30 PM)
Monday, April 29, 2019, 3:00 PM
Central Branch, Boston Public Library, Commonwealth Salon
700 Boylston St
Beacon Hill Village presents Dr. Walter Willett, who will demystify the conflicting claims of some popular diets and discuss new findings on foods that promote better health. Recent research shows that eating well, keeping your weight in a healthy range, and exercising regularly can help prevent diabetes, heart attacks, cancer, and other medical problems. Dr. Willett is a Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health and Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School. His book Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy, co-authored with Patrick Skerrett, offers recommendations for eating healthfully to live better and longer. Commonwealth Salon, McKim Building, Central Library in Copley Square, 700 Boylston St. Open to the public. Free.