Margaret Raber Lab

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About the Lab

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Our current research projects focus on developing and testing evidence-based, technology-enhanced culinary education interventions for diverse communities and understanding the role new media plays in influencing the home food environment.

Our research work involves:

  • Creating an evidence-based digital cook program for parents with low income
  • Developing an assessment tool of home cooking quality, the healthy cooking index score or HCI
  • Conducting investigations on the quality of food and nutrition content on social media
  • Examining the feasibility of integrating objective feedback tools to help individuals navigate online food media
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USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center

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Dr. Raber’s lab is part of the Children's Nutrition Research Center which houses laboratories of varied disciplines, a vast array of state-of-the-art equipment, a greenhouse, observation labs and accommodations for research volunteers, a metabolic kitchen, and an elite group of scientists conducting groundbreaking research.

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Projects

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View a listing of current projects for the Raber Lab including: 

  • Digital Healthy Cooking Programs
  • Home Cooking Behavior Assessment and Analysis
  • Diet and Nutrition Misinformation Surveillance
  • Integrated Online Nutrition Navigation Tools
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Margaret Raber Lab
USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center
1100 Bates Ave.
Houston, TX 77030

Phone: (713) 798-6753 / Email: Margaret.raber@bcm.edu