Be among the first to learn about cutting-edge research taking place at the Nutrition Research Institute and elsewhere in the field. Register now for free Appetite for Life presentations. Appetite for Life is a series of community programs that bring the latest scientific research down to earth in educational and interactive lectures, demonstrations and events. Our speakers, experts in their fields, present programs to help you understand what precision nutrition is and how we are using advanced methods of research to investigate it for your improved healthcare.

Precision Nutrition + Plant-based Eating, September 27, 6 PM

The UNC Nutrition Research Institute invites you to a special Appetite for Life featuring Monique May, MD, the Physician in the Kitchen, with an introduction on precision nutrition by Kendra Nelson, MPH, registered dietitian, and member of the NRI’s Voruganti Lab.

After more than 20 years as a family medicine physician educating her patients on the importance of proper diet and exercise, Dr. Monique, as her fans know her, has put her passions for cooking and the health benefits of plant-based foods into an easy-to-follow cookbook, Doc, Fix My Plate! Come hear her discuss how she approaches healthful living through plant-based eating.

This delicious event is sweetened by its location, Sullivan’s Buttery at Nostalgia Hollow Co., in Kannapolis, featuring freshly baked sweets and savories, coffees, lattes and cold beverages.

Dr. Monique’s books will be available for sale and signing, and Nostalgia Hollow will be open for shopping.

Doors open at 5:30 PM. Browse the shop, purchase your drinks and eats, get settled.

The program starts at 6 PM.

This FREE event will be at Nostalgia Hollow Co., 1111 N. Main Street, Kannapolis, NC 28081. This is not a hybrid event.

AFL Program Summaries

Appetite For Life Program Summaries: Sept. 2021-May 2022

Appetite For Life has been impacted by the pandemic like so many things. In 2020 we adapted and moved online with Appetite For Life with a Twist. This season we will offer a variety of virtual and in-person presentations. If you miss any of our programs, you can view PowerPoint presentations, Program Handouts and Program Videos here. Click the image to see a listing of the programs and the media materials associated with each one.  Enjoy!

Appetite For Life Program Summaries: Sept. 2020-May 2021

Appetite For Life was impacted by the pandemic like so many things. We adapted and moved online with Appetite For Life with a Twist. If you missed any of our programs this season, you can view PowerPoint presentations, Program Handouts and Program Videos here. Click the image to see a listing of the programs and the media materials associated with each one.  Enjoy!

Appetite For Life Program Summaries: Sept. 2019-May 2020

If you missed any of our programs so far this season, you can view PowerPoint presentations and videos of them here. Click the image to see a listing of the programs and the media materials associated with each one.  Enjoy!

Appetite For Life Program Summaries: Sept. 2018-May 2019

If you missed any of our programs last season, you can view PowerPoint presentations and videos of them here. Click the image to see a listing of the programs and the media materials associated with each one.  Enjoy!

Appetite For Life Program Summaries: Sept. 2017-May 2018

If you missed any of our programs during the 2017-2018 season, you can view PowerPoint presentations and videos of them here. Click the image to see a listing of the programs and the media materials associated with each one.  Enjoy!

Appetite For Life Program Archive

Appetite For Life, and its predecessor Appetite For Life Academy, has been presenting free, public presentations of the research of NRI and UNC Chapel Hill scientists since 2012. Click the image to navigate to the NRI’s YouTube channel. You will find all of our current programs as well as the programs posted prior to September 2017. If you want to receive a notification when a new AFL video has been posted, just click the Subscribe button on our YouTube page. Enjoy!