February 26, 2020 – If you missed February’s Appetite for Life Presentation by Cecilia Kwan, PhD, RD, you can catch up. Click through to this post and watch the entire program on video. The live presentation took place at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College in Kannapolis on Thursday, February 19, 2020.
January 22, 2020 – If you missed January’s Appetite for Life presentation by Saroja Voruganti, PhD, you can catch up. Click through to this post and watch the entire program on video. The live presentation took place at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College in Kannapolis on Thursday, January 16, 2020.
January 22, 2020 – Kaylee Helfrich, a doctoral graduate student in the Smith Lab at the UNC Nutrition Research Institute as well as an accomplished dancer, gave a program on nutrition for dancers at the Piedmont School of Music and Dance in Kannapolis. The recipes from this program are available here for your cooking enjoyment!
May 1, 2017 • Many of the genes we study at the NRI are involved in nutrient metabolism. One of the ways we can learn about what a gene does is to delete it in an animal model and then see how the gene-deleted animals differ from normal animals. By observing how disruption of a gene affects an animal’s growth, development, and health, we can develop insights into […]
May 1, 2017 • Whole grains have more health benefits to offer other than those from consuming fiber. These plant foods are also unique and rich sources of phytochemicals, bioactive compounds exclusively produced by plants that lower the risk of chronic disease. Whole grains contain dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals, and phytochemicals, but […]