The Nutrition science focus area is dedicated to developing food-based solutions that improve human health and reduce the risk of disease through research that validates the impact of health promoting foods on clinically relevant end-points.
IFSH’s Assets and Capabilities
- Expertise in designing, planning and implementing human research studies to determine the health promoting benefits of foods and food compounds
- Access to human clinical trial facilities for studying biochemical and functional end-points of chronic disease, such as obesity and diabetes, and to state-of-the-art biochemistry and other laboratories
- Development of scientific data for improving the adoption of dietary guidelines
- Generating validation data on the beneficial effects of plant and dairy bioactives in foods and beverages