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USDA ARS Human Nutrition Research Roundup

The USDA ARS Human Nutrition Research Roundup is a collection of nutrition related research from across the six USDA ARS Human Nutrition Research Centers. This representative listing is only a selection of evidence-based food and nutrition projects intended to inform members of the public as well as researchers, policy makers, industry, and academia.


National Program 107 Human Nutrition Action Plan: 2019-2024

National Program 107, Human Nutrition, will improve the nutrition and health of the American people by enhancing the quality of the American diet and improving health through research.

View the full Action Plan 2019-2024.

Finding a treatment for peanut allergies is a top priority for ARS.

The world’s first treatment for peanut allergies may soon be available, made possible by a large team of researchers, including ARS Scientists from the Food Processing and Sensory Quality Research Laboratory in New Orleans.

Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center (BHNRC)
Jean Mayer Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA)
Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center (ACNC)

ARS has made significant progress in keeping almonds safe to eat during growing and processing.

At the Western Regional Research Center in Albany, CA, ARS scientists have developed an effective and  energy-saving technology to reduce the microbes and mycotoxins found on almonds.

Children's Nutrition Research Center (CNRC)
Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center (GFHNRC)
Western Human Nutrition Research Center (WHNRC)

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