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HNFE's unique fusion of nutrition, foods, and exercise science positions us to advance knowledge in education, prevention, research, and translational studies. Collaborative interactions among faculty are strong and span from cells to society.

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Our research revolves around the central theme of Chronic Disease Prevention and Treatment, uniting our diverse research areas and reinforcing our commitment to improving public health and well-being. Our faculty members contribute to this focus, integrating principles of chronic disease prevention and treatment across our research spectrum, effectively addressing conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. This collaborative approach spans from cellular-level research to community-based interventions, ensuring scientifically sound and directly applicable findings for improved health in individuals and populations.

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