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Food for Thought: Can Healthy Eating Affect Brain Performance?


Subject matter experts convened at Samueli Institute, Alexandria, VA, in March of 2015 to identify the state of the science for dietary nutrition and turn that science into action through feeding policies and guidelines as part of a Metabolically Optimized Brain project

After two days of meetings, the team gathered to experience first-hand how healthy  cooking can be fun and delicious.

Learn more about the Metabolically Optimized Brain project

Dietary Substances in the Military: The Metabolically Optimized Brain


More members of the U.S. military (74%) use dietary substances than civilians (52%)1; however the safety and value of these substances are largely unknown within the military community.

Samueli Institute was commissioned to develop “The Program for Research on Dietary Supplements in Military Operations and Healthcare: The Metabolically Optimized Brain (MOB) Study” in 2013 to uncover nutrition’s role in Service members’ mission readiness. Continue reading “Dietary Substances in the Military: The Metabolically Optimized Brain” »

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