Rowett Institute Staff Seminar

Rowett Institute Staff Seminar

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The Mediterranean Diet and Cardiovascular Disease: a Northern European perspective

The Mediterranean Diet has attracted much interest in terms of its ability to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease.  Whether the Mediterranean Diet is associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease in non-Mediterranean populations is less certain, as is whether Northern European populations will adopt a Mediterranean Diet.  The seminar will describe mixed methods research to develop a peer support intervention to encourage adherence to a Mediterranean Diet in a population at high risk of cardiovascular disease in Northern Ireland, funded by the National Prevention Research Initiative.

Chair: Frank Thies

Professor Woodside is Professor of Human Nutrition within the Centre for Public Health at Queen’s University Belfast.  She specialises in the conduct of human nutrition intervention studies examining clinically relevant endpoints, the use of biomarkers to assess dietary intake, and also in interventions to promote long term dietary change.  She has published widely in the nutrition field and has current funding from the Medical Research Council, National Institute for Health Research, Horizon 2020 and Safefood.

Professor Jayne Woodside, Queen's University Belfast
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Dr Nigel Hoggard
Tel: 01224 438655

This is a technical seminar aimed at professional scientists. If you are not a University of Aberdeen staff member and would like to attend, please contact us.