We need to speak about Iodine

Dietary guidance and information in pregnancy – where does iodine stand? By Maira Bouga, PhD candidate and  Emilie Combet, Senior Lecturer in Nutrition   Iodine is an important nutrient, especially during pregnancy – however, very few women have ever heard of it. In fact, it is very rarely mentioned during antenatal care, despite its important […]

Spotlight on current research – the BLEND study & gut health

Innovating through the study of fibre and polyphenols interaction in foods By Emilie Combet, Senior Lecturer in Nutrition, and Christine Edwards, Professor of Nutritional Physiology    Our research unit has a big interest in polyphenolics and heath. The BLEND project is a 3-year study focusing on the interaction between two important components in our food: […]

Welcome to our blog!

Welcome to our blog, which will feature our research activities in Human Nutrition at Glasgow. We are looking forward to sharing plans for new projects and updates on ongoing research. Human Nutrition consists of a core of academic staff actively supported by research fellows and assistants, research nurses, research dietitians and other specialists. Nutrition is a body of integrated sciences […]