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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Current Nutrition Studies

The Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center is always looking for volunteers to participate in community studies. In community studies, volunteers live at home but take their meals at the Center.


NewFish For Health

We invite you to join a study to determine if eating fish of differing omega 3 content will decrease inflammation and cardiovascular disease risk markers.

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NewThe Motivation to Exercise

We are looking for participants to join our study exploring how motivational factors are connected to exercise behavior.

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Exercise Genes: Genomic associations with exercise reinforcement

We are looking for participants to join our study exploring how metabolism and genetics are connected to exercise behavior and motivating factors.

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Fat burning after a meal

We are seeking volunteers to participate in a research study looking at how the addition of a sugary drink with your meal will change the rate in which your stomach empties and how your body uses the energy provided by the meal.

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The Breathe Light Study

We are seeking volunteers to participate in a research study looking at how the amount of calories we eat affect the composition of our breath. We invite you to be in a study to develop a novel, non-invasive method that will provide personalized feedback during dietary interventions as a marker for compliance.

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Blood Cell Responses to Exercise

We invite you to join a study to determine how platelets (blood cells that form clots) respond when a person performs an initial period of moderate exercise.

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If you are interested in receiving information about future studies, please complete our Future Studies form.


Last Modified: 6/10/2015
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