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Nutrition Studies Research Group

Research: The REAL Difference

As we see it, the most impactful type of nutrition science involves having real people in the real world eat real food and experience a real difference in their health and wellness. Human nutrition intervention studies are highly impactful, and at the same time among the most challenging types of studies to conduct (e.g., recruitment, adherence, retention). Most human nutrition studies involve a trade-off of rigor and generalizability:

  • The most rigorous studies are done under tightly controlled conditions with small numbers of participants for short periods of time with very limited generalizability.
  • The most generalizable studies are done with large groups of people for long periods of time which tends to limit the amount of control and rigor that can be exerted, which can limit the significance of the findings.

 

Current Research

Learn more about the current studies in the Nutrition Research Group.


Past Research

Explore Past Publications and Studies of the Nutrition Research Group.


Currently Recruiting

COVID-19 SYMPTOM TRACKER

The COVID-19 Symptom Tracker is a novel app for mobile devices designed to specifically capture self-reported information regarding symptoms associated with COVID-19 during the current COVID-19 pandemic. 

COVID-19 SYMPTOM TRACKER

KATE FARMS Study

The Kate Farms Study - This study aims to assess the efficacy of a plant based organic peptide formula without common allergens in adult tube-fed Gastroparesis patients.


KATE FARMS Study

WELL Study

WELL for Life wants to better understand what impacts your wellbeing now and over the course of your life. Join our team of 10,000 citizen scientists in the San Francisco Bay Area as we build the research to improve health and wellbeing for all. Click on the words below to complete the survey, and join the team here!

Well for Life