Brain Health

In addition to physical well-being, it is now well-recognised that the composition of the diet is an important determinant of cognitive and mental health throughout life. Using a multi-disciplinary approach, our work investigates the effects of various dietary components on cognitive performance and well-being in both healthy and impaired populations across the lifespan. We combine expertise in randomised controlled intervention trials, with imaging, molecular and cellular, food technology and questionnaire-based techniques, to determine the impact of our diet on cognitive health and well-being throughout life.

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Blood lipid reduction by a probiotic

GUT HEALTH

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Characteristics of dairy products produced from modified milk

FOOD PROCESSING

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Development of a prebiotic product (BiMuno)

GUT HEALTH

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Dietary Intervention and VAScular Function (DIVAS) Study

CARDIOMETABOLIC HEALTH

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Diverse Forage mixtures for sustainable livestock systems

FOOD CHAIN SUSTAINABILITY

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DON’T BE A FOOD WASTER

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EDUCATING FOR TECHNOLOGY TAKE-OFF

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Effects of diet forage source on methane emissions from dairy cattle

FOOD CHAIN SUSTAINABILITY

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Efficiency of Protein Utilisation In Lactating Dairy Cows

FOOD CHAIN SUSTAINABILITY

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GAMES OF FOOD

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Gut microbiota influence on healthy ageing

GUT HEALTH

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Impacts of food insecurity on children

BEHAVIOUR & CONSUMER TRUST

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Inhibitory effect of spices on formation of carcinogen in fried meatballs

Food Processing

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Jersey milk: an effective way of improving Cheddar cheese yield and profitability

FOOD PROCESSING

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Nutrition for the ageing brain: Towards evidence for an optimal diet

Brain Health

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Production of dairy products with reduced saturated fat content (SFA)

CARDIOMETABOLIC HEALTH

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QUALITY INFORMATION SERVICES AND DIETARY ADVICE FOR PERSONALISED NUTRITION IN EUROPE

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See and Eat! Using Picture Books to Increase Pre-schoolers Intake of Vegetables

Behaviour and Consumer Trust

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Smoke and Smoked Ingredients while Retaining the Smoky Flavor

Food Processing

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SUREBIC: SUGAR REDUCED BISCUITS AND CAKES THAT MEET CONSUMER SENSORY, NATURALNESS AND COST EXPECTATIONS

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The effects of flavonoids on cognitive and mental health

BRAIN HEALTH

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The gut microbiota in children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders

GUT HEALTH

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The impact of the Sugar Swaps campaign on nutritional intake

BEHAVIOUR & CONSUMER TRUST

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TRUST IN OUR FOOD: UNDERSTANDING FOOD SUPPLY SYSTEMS

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What influences women’s choice to breastfeed?

Behaviour and Consumer Trust

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Wild Blueberry in Maintenance of Memory in Older Adults

Brain Health

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Yogurt consumption – favourable metabolic profile in children

Cardiometabolic Health