[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1046207]
Prof Robert Gibson
Brief description Many dietary recommendations are inconsistent and based on inadequate research based on 1970s technologies. As a result, the current recommendations are almost impossible to meet from foods, without nutritional supplements. Using state-of-the-art technology, this research aims to redefine the nutritional requirements omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, iron and iodine, as well as the correct balance of energy producing macronutrients in the diet of mothers and their children.
Funding Amount $AUD 687,152.03
Funding Scheme Research Fellowships