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Edward Bitok
Research & Grantsmanship    Funded Research Project (PI)
  • Principal Investigator – “Estimating the energy cost of a vegetarian vs. non-vegetarian diet” (Masters students research project) 

    ( 8/2018 - 6/2019 )
    Andrea Fanica, MS, RD - CI

    An exploratory study conducted to determine the post-retail utility (electricity, gas, and water) use associated with storage and preparation of vegetarian and non-vegetarian diets.

  • Principal Investigator – “Effects of Dietary Nitrates and Anthocyanins on Anaerobic Exercise Performance – a randomized double blind study”  (student-led interdisciplinary collaborative study). 

    Supported by a seed grant from the School of Allied HEalth Professions - LLU ( 4/2018 - 6/2019 )
    JeJe Noval, PhD, RDN - CI

    An RCT conducted to examine the effect of dietary nitrate and anthocyanin supplementation on anaerobic exercise performance in untrained healthy individuals.