Global diet and health: GDAR and MRC Epidemiology Unit researchers discuss fresh evidence from a huge global study

The Global Burden of Disease study, which tracked trends in consumption of 15 dietary factors from 1990 to 2017 in 195 countries, and is now published in The Lancet, finds that people in almost every region of the world could benefit from rebalancing their diets to eat optimal amounts of various foods and nutrients. The study … Continue reading Global diet and health: GDAR and MRC Epidemiology Unit researchers discuss fresh evidence from a huge global study

Funding awarded for new Global Diet and Activity Research Group and Network (GDAR)

Press Release issued when the GDAR funding was announced in July 2017. The MRC Epidemiology Unit has been awarded funding by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) for a new international research partnership to help combat poor diet and physical inactivity in order to reduce the risk of non-communicable diseases. The Global Diet and Activity … Continue reading Funding awarded for new Global Diet and Activity Research Group and Network (GDAR)