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- Arkansas Children’s Nutrition Center is 1 of only 6 USDA – Agricultural Research Service human nutrition research centers in the United States, and 1 of only 2 that focus on pediatrics.
- ACNC Team averages 4.89 out of 5 stars from participant feedback surveys
- In 2018, ACNC took 1,115 body composition measurements in study visits
- ACNC entered 3,236 valid days of food records from participants in 2018
Arkansas Children’s Nutrition Center is part of the National Human Nutrition Research Centers Program funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS). ACNC is a partnership between Arkansas Children’s and the USDA-ARS, in collaboration with the Arkansas Children’s Research Institute and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). We administer clinical research studies focused on nutrition and physical activity, and we strive to create a comfortable environment for our Research Family. Our studies provide compensation to thank participants for their time.