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September 2020

Precision Nutrition–the Answer to "What to Eat to Stay Healthy" August 28, 2020 – From an opinion paper in the Journal of the American Medical Association by Griffin P. Rodgers, MD, and Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD for NIH. The long-recognized centrality and importance...

August 2020

What I Learned About Nutrition Risks for COVID-19  July 30, 2020 – by Martin Kohlmeier, MD, PhD I am just reading that the Director-General of the World Health Association, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a briefing that the Covid-19 pandemic "is not even close to...

July 2020

Voruganti to Advance Research on Childhood Obesity with NIH Grant  June 30, 2020 – NRI principal investigator Saroja Voruganti, PhD, has received a 2020 Cross Border Collaboration Award from the Center for Global Health Studies (CGHS) at the National Institutes of...

June 2020

Fighting Vitamin D Deficiency May Lower Risk of Contracting COVID-19 Especially among Common High-risk Groups  May 30, 2020 – Vitamin D deficiency impedes good immune function and has been shown to contribute to the seasonal increase of viral respiratory infections,...

May 2020

Natalia Krupenko, PhD, Promoted to Associate Professor of Nutrition  April 30, 2020 – Natalia Krupenko, PhD, has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in the Department of Nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Nutrition Research...

April 2020

Managing in an Uncertain Time  March 30, 2020 – As the novel coronavirus COVID-19 affects all our lives, we at the Nutrition Research Institute are taking every measure to flatten the curve of infection by strictly following guidelines set down by the University, our...

March 2020

Precision (Personalized) Nutrition: Understanding Metabolic Heterogeneity February 28, 2020 –People differ in their requirements for and responses to nutrients and bioactive molecules in the diet. Many inputs contribute to metabolic heterogeneity (including variations...

February 2020

Early-Life Predictors of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders January 22, 2020 –The clinical teams at the UNC Nutrition Research Institute and in South Africa led by principal investigator Philip A. May, PhD have published findings of a decade-long effort to drive down...

January 2020

NRI Congratulates First-time First-authors December 2019 –Agatha Christie once said, “The first time you do a thing is always exciting.” Well, we’ve had a lot of excitement at the Nutrition Research Institute recently! Two members of the Smith Lab are celebrating...

December 2019

If food is medicine, why isn’t it taught at medical schools? November 14, 2019 – In a new report published by the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic, researchers write that, on average, students in medical schools across the country spend less than 1 percent of...

November 2019

Saroja Voruganti, PhD, Promoted to Associate Professor October 22, 2019 – Saroja Voruganti, PhD, was recently promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in the Department of Nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Nutrition Research Institute...

October 2019

Choline must be integrated into the prenatal supplement regimen, says expert review September 16, 2019 – This article was published originally on nutraingredients-usa.com on September 11, 2019. By Stephen Daniels The importance of choline during the first 1,000 days...