The mission of the Bionutrition Department is to provide investigators with the support they need to:
The Bionutrition Department assists investigators with nutritional aspects of research design, implementation, data collection, and analysis. A variety of nutrition services are available for investigators including:
The Bionutrition Director and the Research Dietitian are available to assist investigators with nutritional aspects of their protocol design. The Dietitian and Dietetic Technician develop and analyze research diets, provide study diet instruction to participants, and provide nutrition counseling. The CRC Metabolic Kitchen staff is specially trained in research diet preparation techniques and possess unique skills not found among traditional foodservice staff. Quality control procedures are utilized to ensure adherence to protocol requirements and for department improvement. The Bionutrition office (A2308 MCN) is staffed 8:00AM-5:00PM Monday through Friday. The Metabolic Kitchen operates 6:00AM-6:00PM, seven days per week.