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Qi Sun

Associate Professor in the Department of Nutrition at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Dr. Sun’s primary research interests are to identify and examine biomedical risk factors, including dietary biomarkers, in relation to type 2 diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease. His research is primarily based on a few large-scale cohort studies including the Nurses’ Health Study I and II and the Health Professionals Follow-up Study. Dr. Sun is also interested in the role of environmental pollutants, especially those from dietary sources, in the etiology of obesity and type 2 diabetes.

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See also: Academia Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health - Education of new generations of global health leaders.

Qi Sun News

Diabetes risk could be reduced by a quarter by eating fruits and vegetables

Independent - 22-Jul-2019

People who use mainly plant based diets were 23% less prone to develop diabetes


Fresh fruits and vegetables can reduce the risk of getting diabetes

Independent - 22-Jul-2019

But not all plant-based foods have the same advantage