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Influence of Vitamin D Supplementation by Simulated Sunlight or Oral D3 on Respiratory Infection during Military Training
Sep 22, 2021

This study aimed to determine the relationship between vitamin D status and upper respiratory tract infection (URTI) of physically active men and women across seasons and then to investigate the...

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Personality Characteristics and Job Satisfaction in Registered Dietitians
Aug 25, 2021

Have you ever wondered if your personality influences your level of job satisfaction?  A group of nearly 400 Registered Dietitians in North Carolina completed surveys for their personality... Faculty Research

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Connections Between Meet and Insulin Sensitivity
Aug 19, 2021

When humans eat foods, the nutrients are absorbed into our blood stream. As nutrients, particularly sugars, increase in the blood, the body normally sends out the hormone insulin that delivers a... Faculty Research

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Research on Carotenoids at Appalachian
Aug 19, 2021

Carotenoids, as the name implies, are the orange pigments common in carrots and other yellow, orange, and red fruits and vegetables.  These... Faculty Research

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Dietary habits and anthropometric characteristics of rock climbers
Oct 21, 2019

Primary investigator: Sarah Radman (senior, NUT)

Faculty Advisor: Laurel Wentz (NUT)

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Finding your niche
Oct 8, 2019

By Audrey Gurkin

Kyle Thompson

Kyle Thompson, DCN, RDN
Oct 4, 2019

Dr. Thompson is an Assistant Professor of Nutrition with a research focus on evaluating organizational capabilities of food pantries across...

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Laura McArthur, Ph.D., RD
Oct 4, 2019

Dr. McArthur is an Associate Professor of Nutrition specializing in campus food security issues.

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Alisha Farris, Ph.D., RDN
Oct 4, 2019

Dr. Farris is an Assistant Professor in Nutrition specializing in community nutrition, specifically community food security across life stage...