U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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Estimated NIH Nutrition Research Funding, FY 2016

This is a vertical bar chart whose x-axis lists all the of the NIH institutes, centers, and offices that have provided funding for nutrition research in fiscal year 2016. The institutes, centers, and offices are listed in alphabetical order. The y-axis is millions of dollars from zero to six hundred million. There is one vertical bar for each institute, center, or office. Each bar indicates how much was spent on nutrition research in fiscal year 2016. NIDDK, NHLBI, and NCI have the tallest bars, indicating that they funded the greatest amount of nutrition research.

Altogether, NIH made 4,211 awards and spent $1.6 billion dollars for nutrition research in fiscal year 2016. However, until the final spending figures for FY 2016 are released, these numbers are only estimates.​​