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Daily sugar-sweetened beverage habit linked to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages daily  may increase the risk for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), according to a recent HNRCA study.

On the nutrition funding front

Dr. Stefania Lamon-Fava and Dr. Xiang-Dong Wang received a combined $1 million in funding from the USDA out of a total $4 million awarded.

HNRCA Fireside Chats

Drs. Simin Meydani & Alice H Lichtenstein talk about the Scientific Report from the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee.

What’s So Great About Yogurt?

We are looking at the connections between yogurt and immune response, infectious disease, susceptibility to cancer, inflammatory markers, cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors, energy metabolism and cognitive function.

Combating Pneumonia with vitamin E

The Nutritional Immunology Lab recently published a paper in”The Journal of Immunology” showing that extra vitamin E protected older mice from a bacterial infection that commonly causes pneumonia.

Folate and breast cancer risk

New findings from the Vitamins and Carcinogenesis Lab on the effects of alcohol consumption on breast folate levels and increased breast cancer risk published in the journal “Carcinogenesis”

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…