Second Nutrition Report 2012
Division of Laboratory Sciences
Using advanced laboratory science and innovative techniques, scientists at CDC have helped change environmental public health.
Global Micronutrient Lab
Established in 2000, the Global Micronutrient Lab collaborates with CDC colleagues to reduce the worldwide burden of micronutrient deficiencies.
Though the International Micronutrient malnutrition Prevention and Control Program (IMMPaCt), CDC contributes its skills and resources to the global effort to eliminate micronutrient malnutrition.
Vitamin A Laboratory External Quality Assurance (VITAL-EQA) is a standardization program that provides labs (that measure nutritional markers in serum) with an independent assessment of their analytical performance.
National Biomonitoring Program
CDC's Environmental Health Laboratory develops analytical methods to measure synthetic and naturally occurring environmental chemicals in people.
CDC provides a broad range of information on folic acid for both the general public and health professionals.
CDC nutrition efforts cover a wide spectrum of related topics.
Ensuring the Quality of Iodine Procedures (EQUIP) is a standardization program that addresses laboratory quality-assurance issues related to testing for iodine deficiency.