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Published Research

TKC Organization members share the commitment to participate in and contribute to research to evaluate emerging teaching kitchen models and best practices in order to rigorously evaluate their impact on behaviors, clinical outcomes, and costs of healthcare.

Below is a list of relevant published research from our Organization members related to the emerging field of teaching kitchens. This list is not meant to be comprehensive of every single article, but does attempt to gather key publications under important categories that may help serve as a starting point for people new to this field and/or writing grants summarizing the evidence base behind their programming.

Nutrients Special Issue Publications

A Special Issue of Nutrients titled “How can health and wellness promotion strategies which include nutrition education alongside hands-on cooking be organized, evaluated, and optimized for maximal impact?” and guest-edited by TKC Founder Dr. David Eisenberg, invited research papers related to teaching kitchens and the concept of food as medicine.

This special issue of Nutrients (ISSN 2072-6643) belongs to the section “Nutrition Methodology & Assessment” and has published a significant number of manuscripts, many of which are from TKC Organization Members.

Nutrients is a peer-reviewed, open access journal of human nutrition published semimonthly online by MDPI. Published abstracts in Nutrients are highly visible as they are indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), PubMed, MEDLINE, PMC, Embase, PubAg, AGRIS, and other databases.