Nutrition and lifestyle establish an appropriate energy balance that is crucial for metabolic health. When this energy balance is disturbed, chronic diseases may arise that affect people from cradle to grave. Improving metabolic health amongst the general population is, therefore, an important concern of public health policy.
PIHR has key strengths in a number of areas of preventative metabolic health including nutrition; dietetics and obesity. This also links to the
Metabolic health and regenerative medicine sub-theme, which comes under Enhanced patient experience.