Nutrition, Diet and Lifestyle

Improving people’s health through nutrition, diet and lifestyle research

We carry out patient-focussed research in the areas of human nutrition, diet and lifestyle. Our aim is to translate basic scientific discoveries into clinical research which benefits patients and the NHS. Our researchers investigate how diet and lifestyle factors affect people with type 2 diabetes and children with chronic conditions and study what people should eat during chemotherapy and after abdominal surgery. We also study which dietary and physical activity interventions could help people with cancer.

Workstreams

Childhood

Optimising nutrition in children with chronic disease

Cancer

Diet, activity and lifestyle in people with cancer

Type 2 Diabetes

Improving metabolic control in people with type 2 diabetes

Peri-Treatment

Improving nutrition before, during and after treatments (the peri-treatment period)

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