EXPLORE THE DATA ECOSYSTEM
The Nutrition Research Division has the responsibility to carry out research integrating the nutritional and metabolic aspects of foods. It also develops and evaluates analytical methods for nutrients and it recommends standards for nutrient intakes and the nutritional adequacy of the food supply. The Division has the responsibility for studying the relationship between diet and disease and has the mandate to carry out food consumption and nutrient intake surveys. The Division conducts research in the area of survey methodology and works with partner organizations to conduct food consumption and nutrient intake surveys. It also maintains and markets the Canadian Standard Nutrient Reference Database, the Canadian Nutrient File. The Nutrition Research Division is part of the Bureau of Nutritional Sciences in the Food Directorate. It consists of three sections, the Nutritional Molecular Biology Section, the Nutritional Metabolism Section, and the Nutrition Survey Section.