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Who measures all those nutrients in what we eat, anyway?


If you go into Whole Foods right now and find the bagged kale, they have the vitamin K content advertised right on the bag—and that came from here,” says Sarah Booth, Interim Center director and director of the center’s Vitamin K Laboratory.

A new natural form of vitamin K in dietary sources

New research from our Vitamin K Lab sheds light on Vitamin K and its significant presence in some dairy products

Nutrition needs change as we age

Learn more about MyPlate for Older Adults from the HNRCA!

A common food pigment may fight cancer

Diets rich in fruits and vegetables have been linked to a lower risk of lung cancer. A new study from our Nutrition & Cancer Biology found that a red pigment in red peppers and oranges could be one reason.

Our research

Our work fosters better understanding of the aging process and identifies the best nutrition, physical activity and healthy living choices that encourage vitality.

Research study volunteers

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.