Center for Human Nutrition Studies

The Center for Human Nutrition Studies values the disciplined methodologies required for reliable nutrition research and offers a wide range of support services.

  • Protocol Design - Experienced faculty and staff can assist in the design and implementation of your research protocol

  • Supplement Protocols - Participants are instructed to consume nutritional products according to a defined dose and schedule.

  • Diet-Counseling Based Interventions - Dietitians instruct participants in how to achieve specific dietary goals.

  • Controlled-Feeding Based Interventions - All foods are prepared to specified nutrient targets and are provided to participants under supervised conditions.

  • Assessment of Dietary Intake - Trained dietitians assess habitual intake using food-frequency questionnaires, food-intake records, or 24-hr diet recalls.

  • Menu Development - Multi-day diet plans with supporting recipes are designed to meet specific macro- and micro-nutrient targets across multiple calorie levels.

  • Clinical Assessment of Health-Related Endpoints - A variety of assessments and assays are available through our own clinic and laboratories or through contracts with collaborators. Capabilities are also available for assay development.