Nutrition researcher receives new funding to find out why diet affects immunity

Catherine Field (Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) received new funding for equipment to further her research to determine why diet affects immunity—part of $4.8 million in foundational research infrastructure for 23 projects out of the U of A.

Researchers discover better measure of future risk for heart disease, diabetes in youth living with obesity

Nutrition research (Dr. Spencer Proctor – Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science) shows type of cholesterol produced as we consume food is a stronger predictor of health risk than the more commonly tested “bad” cholesterol.