Dr. Alice Lichtenstein talks with Tufts Now on the first Nutrition Facts label upgrade since its creation 20 years ago.
Oats appear to subdue the process associated with the development of atherosclerosis (hardening of arteries).
The HNRCA and the Massachusetts Horticultural Society are combining resources to raise vegetables in a new indoor garden in the lobby. Read more about the partnership and the garden by clicking on the image.
An interview with Dr. Barbara Shukitt-Hale of the Neuroscience and Aging Lab, on her recent publication “Coffee, but not caffeine, has positive effects on cognition and psychomotor behavior in aging”
The trial, D2d, is the first definitive large-scale trial (in 17 states) to investigate if a Vitamin D supplementation helps prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Dr. Bess Dawson-Hughes, Director of the Bone Metabolism Laboratory at the HNRCA, is the co-investigator on the project.
Research involving HNRCA scientists shows that variants in genes involved in nutrient metabolism and obesity are associated with macronutrient consumption. Click the image for the abstract.
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…
Welcome to HNRCA
- A Diet that Fits Your Genes
- Deletion of FAT10 gene reduces body fat, slows down aging in mice
- No More Half-Cup Servings of Ice Cream
- Protein Power
- The Craving Brain
- Indoor Garden Installed at USDA Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University
- Putting Vitamin D to the Test
- Older mice fed wolfberries show reduced risk for flu virus with vaccine