Diet and health interactions
Diet can have a profound effect upon health and can be used to
prevent or delay the onset of medical conditions.
How do components of the diet (carbohydrate, protein, fat,
fibre) & their "structure" affect calorie ingestion, satiety,
well being etc?
Functional foods & nutraceuticals
How do bioactives in foods benefit the health of the individual?
How is health related to an individual's genetic makeup and
Process and formulation technologies
Translating advances in nutritional knowledge into convenient,
tasty, stable and safe foods.
The prevention of health problems resulting from conditions like obesity, which can lead to diabetes, is a major societal concern for the 21st century.
The priority area of Food for Health could have an enormous positive impact upon the nation's health, reducing both the demands made upon health services and other costs to society associated with caring for an ageing and increasingly obese population.
Providing early career scientists (MSc or PhD student or in 1st post-doc) carrying out research in areas of interest to the food industry with a forum to highlight their work to others in the broad area of UK food science and key figures in the UK food industry.
Innovate UK is to invest up to £1.5M for UK participants developing innovative solutions to challenges within the agri-food sector in Turkey.
- Briefing webinar recording
- Online partnering platform
- Registration deadline: 16 Nov
- Application deadline: 23 Nov
The Food Group is one of the Royal Society of Chemistry's many Interest Groups. It aims to promote the role of chemistry in food and enable transfer and sharing of information and networking between academia and the food industry.
The current Chair of the RSC Food Group is KTN's Prof. Bryan Hanley.