We're learning more and more about how much nutrition plays a role in not only our health, but also fighting disease.

The Van Andel Research Institute is launching new a research program that will study the affects of metabolism and nutrition on diseases like Parkinson's, cancer and diabetes in hopes of finding better treatments and possible cures for them.

Health Reporter Val Lego talks with Lead Researchers Dr. Heidi Lempradl and Dr. Andrew Pospisilik about their motivation behind developing the Metabolism and Nutrition Research program.

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