Dietetics, Human Nutrition and Health

Nutrition is integral to life and health; it influences growth, development, maintenance of health, and can be used to treat disease. This research group encompasses all these aspects of nutritional research and will collaborate across professions and with other institutes, promoting inter-disciplinary research between in the area of nutrition. 

The group currently carries out research in the following areas: 

Seminar series videos

Wednesday 16 January 2019

Lifestyle factors and obesity in pregnancy by Dr Kathy Redfern

Nutrition implications for pregnancy after metabolic surgery by Dr Kate Maslin

Thursday 28 March 2019

Estimating nutritional requirements in clinical practice: The new PENG guidelines by Dr Elizabeth Weekes, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.

Due to disruption on the trains, this lecture was late starting and so the final few minutes are not recorded. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Energy and protein intake post-hospitalisation by Professor Mary Hickson, University of Plymouth, and Dr Anna Julian, Imperial College London.

Understanding the role of nitrate and nitrite in vascular control: where are we going?  

By Dr Raul Bescos, University of Plymouth.

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Please note that due to technical issues the recording started a few minutes into the talk.


Via Ferrata - Paths in iron metabolism 

By Dr Desley White, University of Plymouth.

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