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2013 Annual Report

Read about some of our research and accomplishments from last year in our 2013 Annual Report.

Training Your Brain to Prefer Healthy Foods

It may be possible to train the brain to prefer healthy low-calorie foods over unhealthy higher-calorie foods, according to new research from the Energy Metabolism Lab.

Tufts Innovation Institute

This university-wide group of researchers will work to develop new vaccines, quicker ways of detecting disease and other discoveries that will improve people’s lives. Two members of the HNRCA are taking part.

Talk and Taste

Our next Talk and Taste, Cooking with Cranberries, will be September 27th. Learn about nutritional properties of, growing and cooking with with this evergreen berry!

Folic Acid

VIDEO: PhD student Hat Sawaengrsi talks about her research on the effects of excess folic acid on our immune system.

LIFE Study

There is new additional evidence involving HNRCA research that physical activity can improve the independence of older adults. Click the image to read the press release.

Nutrition Facts label redesign

Dr. Alice Lichtenstein talks with Tufts Now on the first Nutrition Facts label upgrade since its creation 20 years ago.

Volunteers for research studies

We invite people of all ages and backgrounds to participate in exciting nutrition research studies being conducted here at the HNRCA. Learn more about being involved and our current studies…