Nutrition for life-long health

This area of research investigates how the right nutrition can impact every stage of life: from the health of parents at the time a baby is conceived, through to the risk of diseases in adulthood.

Woman participating in nutrition clinical trial

This research theme is about understanding how the composition of our food affects health at each life stage.

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Mother holding her preterm baby

We investigate the effects of nutrition, preterm birth and exercise on growth, metabolism and the risk of disease in later life.

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Supplements from nutrition clinical trial

We investigate the role of nutrition in promoting health throughout the life course.

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Female researcher/scientists in the Liggins Institute laboratory

This area of research is about discovering how early nutrition determines future health and how we can reverse the pathways to obesity and diabetes.

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