MSI Awards

MSI Award Programs for Excellence in Research

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The McCormick Science Institute supports awards with the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) and the American Dietetic Association Foundation (ADAF). The goal is to recognize researchers who advance the understanding of the health benefits of culinary spices and herbs.

The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) Award

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An annual award is presented to an investigator conducting clinical, translational, in vitro and/or ex vivo research, whose scientific contributions have advanced the understanding of the potential health benefits of culinary herbs and spices. For more information, please see the ASN website.


 

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (ANDF) Award

An annual award to support scientific endeavors including in vitro experiments, epidemiologic studies, spice and herb intake data collection, systematic reviews and/or evidence-based analysis . The principal investigator must be a Registered Dietitian (RD) or a Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR) and a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND). For more information, please see the AND website.



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Researchers at the University of Colorado examined factors that may improve liking of reduced fat and reduced saturated fat foods, including the addition of herbs and spices and habitual consumption of different high-fat and low-fat food items.

More Diet Quality Research


Study on the effect on lipid peroxidation during cooking.

More Inflammation Research


Clinical research on the 24 hour effects of capsaicin in 25% negative energy balance.

More Weight Management Research