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Dietary Assessment Unit

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    The Dietary Assessment Unit of the Nutrition Core provides a broad range of nutrition-related research services to investigators at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PMC). Services include: 1) Protocol Consultation We can develop methodologies for research protocols including: -- Metabolic/controlled nutrient diet plans -- Monitoring plans during a controlled diet -- Food frequency questionnaires, food records, and nutrition data collection forms -- Special meals designed by protocol parameters -- Duplicate, weighed meals for nutrient balance studies 2) Protocol-Specific Nutrition Education We can provide customized nutritional counselling interventions for inpatient and outpatient research protocols. 3) Training -- Study Coordinator training for nutrition data collection -- Family and study subject training on proper methods for weighing and measuring food items for food recalls/records 4) Calculated Research Meals for Controlled Studies The metabolic kitchen can provide numerous services including: -- Recipe development and modification -- Food product design and production for study interventions -- Calculation and serving of special research diets, including constant diets and regulated fluid intake 5) Nutrition Software for Meal and Diet Analysis
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The eagle-i Consortium is supported by NIH Grant #5U24RR029825-02 / Copyright 2016