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Empowering health through nutrition

This article originally appeared in Carolina Public Health Magazine. Just shy of two hours away from Chapel Hill, the former textile town of Kannapolis is home to a state-of-the-art research center where Gillings School faculty, along with colleagues from across UNC,...

Transform Your Meals with the Diabetes Plate Method

Watch the video below. Managing diabetes can often be a complex and demanding process, involving intricate carb counting and strict diet monitoring. What if there was an easier way to manage diabetes that didn’t involve these demanding steps? The Diabetes Plate...

2024 NGx Recap Video

The 2024 NGx: Nutrigenomics and Precision Nutrition in Clinical Practice short course has wrapped. During the course, we delved into the cutting-edge world of nutrigenomics and precision nutrition, bringing together researchers and practitioners from...

Saroja Voruganti, PhD, Promoted to Professor of Nutrition

UNC Nutrition Research Institute faculty member Saroja Voruganti, PhD, has been promoted to the rank of professor in the Department of Nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) Interim Director Deborah Tate, PhD,...

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