New Technologies for Perinatal Nutrition [ 2013 - 2018 ]

Also known as: Foods for Future Australians

Research Grant

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Researchers: Prof Robert Gibson (Principal investigator)

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

Notes Research Fellowship

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