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Children's Nutrition Research Center

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About the Center

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The Children's Nutrition Research Center is one of six USDA human nutrition research centers conducting scientific investigations designed to provide Americans with a clear understanding of the role of nutrition in maintaining a healthy, active life.

The CNRC is operated by Baylor College of Medicine in cooperation with Texas Children's Hospital and the Agricultural Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Since its establishment in 1978, center research has generated almost 2,000 scientific publications and continues to provide valuable information for improving the nutritional health of today's children and that of future generations.

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Join a Study

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Volunteer to participate in a study and help improve the nutritional well-being of children worldwide.

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Fellowship Program

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See information and apply for our Children's Nutrition Research Center Postdoctoral Fellowship.

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Nutrition and Your Child Newsletter

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A newsletter on the exciting and impactful maternal and childhood nutrition research happening at the Children’s Nutrition Research Center.

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Nutrition and Energy Calculators

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The Children’s Nutrition Research Center offers these calculators designed to help parents and children learn about healthy eating.

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