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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Obesity Risk Assessment Tools

Location: Obesity and Metabolism Research Unit

Project Number: 5306-51000-003-12
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Oct 01, 2010
End Date: Mar 14, 2014

Objective:
To develop tools for assessing risk of obesity, and to evaluate an education intervention in head start children.

Approach:
Cooperative Extension at UCDavis will conduct the field study. WHNRC will collect blood samples and analyze at least 3 nutrition biomarkers from 130 children, times 4 samples each.

Last Modified: 4/16/2014
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