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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Studies

 

 

Our research is focused on the physiological interrelationships between stress, emotion, nutrition, and health. 

  

Studies

 

·                  Stress-eating function in middle-age women of differing body composition

 

·                  The impact of eating breakfast on food intake behaviors and food choice

 

·                  The effect of dairy foods in normalizing hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in overweight/obese adults following diet-induced weight loss

 

·                  Relationship between executive brain function, mood, and nutritional behavior in preschoolers

 

·                  Effects of sugar and aspartame on the brain’s response to stress.

 

·                  Impact of a healthy diet on stress system responsiveness.

 

·                  The effect of antenatal and infant lipid-based nutrient supplements on infant stress response in the iLiNS study in Malawi

 

·                  Effects of ingesting MSG on energy balance and eating behavior following moderate energy restriction and weight loss in overweight women

 

·                  HEALTH (Healthy Eating and Lifestyle for Total Health): Determine key factors influencing Dietary Guideline adherence in children and adults of major U.S. Racial/Ethnic Groups         

 

           

 

 

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