Economic Research Report No. (ERR-182) 33 pp

January 2015

Improving Health Through Nutrition Research: An Overview of the U.S. Nutrition Research System

ERS explores the structure and function of the U.S. nutrition research system, particularly changes in Federal support. Federal investments in nutrition research grew from 1985 to 2009 in real terms, but the portfolio of research changed.

Keywords: Federal research, research and development, public investment, nutrition information system, HNRIM, formula funding, competitive funding

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