We lead the field of Precision Nutrition research by applying advanced scientific methods for understanding individual requirements for and responses to nutrients.

We lead the field of Precision Nutrition research by applying advanced scientific methods for understanding individual requirements for and responses to nutrients.

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Faculty Focus: Rachel Goode, PhD, MPH, LCSW

Rachel Goode, PhD, MPH, LCSW joins the UNC Nutrition Research Institute as a full-time faculty member, transitioning from a visiting fellow.  SEEKING EQUITABLE INTERVENTIONS FOR EATING DISORDERS AND NON-DIET WEIGHT MANAGMENT For 10 years, Rachel Goode, PhD, MPH, LCSW,...

New study indicates wild blueberries improve brain’s processing speed

In a research study where volunteer participants with cognitive issues consumed wild blueberries daily for six months, the ability of the participants’ brains to process information improved. The findings from this double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized clinical...

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Our vision is to use scientific discovery to ensure optimal health through individualized nutrition. To do this, we need your help! Many of our research studies rely on volunteers to help us learn how nutrition science works in differing people. Read through the opportunities to learn more here

Training for Scientists

The NRI is a center for precision nutrition training through programs for graduate and medical students, post-doctoral trainees, faculty, practicing physicians and other medical providers, registered dietitians, and industry professionals.

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By donating to the Nutrition Research Institute, your money targets the root of most American disease. Our scientists focus on how our genes respond to food so that soon medical practitioners will be able to guide people in their health from childhood through old age. Our critical research depends on the generosity of people like you.