Potential Research Projects


  • Nutritional assessment and screening in diverse populations
  • Body composition and energy metabolism
  • Diet and behavior modification for patients with diet related chronic diseases
  • Prevention and control of diet-related non-communicable diseases (NCDs): in vitro and in vivo experiments
  • Nutrigenomics for personalized nutrition and the risk of NCDs.
  • Nutrition intervention through the life cycle
  • Maternal and child nutrition
  • Food and nutrition for elderly: promoting health and wellness
  • Evaluation of practice-based interventions
  • Development of educational tools for patients

Graduate students in this program can participate in several research areas of the Institute of Nutrition based on their interest starting from a cellular level laboratory investigation through animal and human trials into patient care and epidemiological research: