Cardiometabolic Health

Cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes are the greatest cause of morbidity and mortality globally, with diet considered as a key modulator of risk. We are internationally recognised for our research examining the role of diet and nutrition on cardiometabolic health and disease risk, with particular expertise in lipoprotein metabolism, insulin resistance, inflammation and vascular function. We combine expertise in randomised human intervention studies together with state of the art non-invasive techniques to examine the physiological effects of dietary change on cardiometabolic risk markers, in combination with a range of cell culture approaches to investigate molecular mechanisms. Complex analysis of large population cohorts also provides insight into the role of genes on responsiveness to dietary modulation and disease risk.

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EDUCATING FOR TECHNOLOGY TAKE-OFF

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TRUST IN OUR FOOD: UNDERSTANDING FOOD SUPPLY SYSTEMS

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QUALITY INFORMATION SERVICES AND DIETARY ADVICE FOR PERSONALISED NUTRITION IN EUROPE

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

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GAMES OF FOOD

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DON’T BE A FOOD WASTER

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

Brain Health

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Inhibitory effect of spices on formation of carcinogen in fried meatballs

Food Processing

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Yogurt consumption – favourable metabolic profile in children

Cardiometabolic Health

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Smoke and Smoked Ingredients while Retaining the Smoky Flavor

Food Processing

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

Behaviour and Consumer Trust

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Blood lipid reduction by a probiotic

GUT HEALTH

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Gut microbiota influence on healthy ageing

GUT HEALTH

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Efficiency of Protein Utilisation In Lactating Dairy Cows

FOOD CHAIN SUSTAINABILITY

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Diverse Forage mixtures for sustainable livestock systems

FOOD CHAIN SUSTAINABILITY

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Effects of diet forage source on methane emissions from dairy cattle

FOOD CHAIN SUSTAINABILITY

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The effects of flavonoids on cognitive and mental health

BRAIN HEALTH

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Characteristics of dairy products produced from modified milk

FOOD PROCESSING

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

FOOD PROCESSING

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Dietary Intervention and VAScular Function (DIVAS) Study

CARDIOMETABOLIC HEALTH

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

CARDIOMETABOLIC HEALTH

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Impacts of food insecurity on children

BEHAVIOUR & CONSUMER TRUST

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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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Development of a prebiotic product (BiMuno)

GUT HEALTH