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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. Study participants must abide by the current USDA policy for COVID.

Protein Eating Patterns and Weight Loss

We are looking for women to participate in a 16 week weight loss study to determine the extent to which protein eating patterns contribute to your ability to stay ‘on track’ with your weight loss goals.

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Exercise Is Medicine

Although exercise is known to combat obesity and obesity related disease states, the mechanisms of action are not fully understood. We are doing this study to see how different exercise intensities affect anti- and pro-inflammatory responses to exercise.

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Future studies

If you are interested in being contacted with information about future studies please send your contact information in an email to

Important Information for Non-US Citizens

Please be aware, compensation is offered for study participation. If you are not a United States citizen, you should check your documentation to make sure you can receive money from a non-University source without jeopardizing your status in the United States.