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Human Nutrition

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Dr Katherine Black (Human Nutrition)

Sports nutrition; Fluid and electrolyte balance; Elite athletes nutrition; Ultra-endurance sports nutrition
Work: 64 3 479 8358

Associate Professor Rachel Brown (Human Nutrition)

Nuts and health
Work: 64 3 479 5839

Dr Alex Chisholm (Human Nutrition)

Butter and margarine studies; Dietary added fats; Diets to lower/modify blood lipids; Incorporation of nuts in the diet; Diabetes and incorporation of nuts in the diet; Vegetarian diets; Diets to facilitate weight maintenance; Optimum diets for persons with diabetes; Diets to reduce cardiovascular risk
Work: 64 3 479 7514

Dr Anne-Louise Heath (Human Nutrition)

Human nutrition; Iron; Breastfeeding; Baby-led weaning
Work: 64 3 479 8379

Associate Professor Caroline Horwath (Human Nutrition)

Facilitation of eating behaviour change and lifestyle change; Non-dieting approaches to overweight and obesity; Women's weight control practices; Food choice - social and psychological influences; Mechanisms of behaviour change; Stress-driven and emotional eating
Work: 64 3 479 7946

Associate Professor Lisa Houghton (Human Nutrition)

Folate; Folic acid
Work: 64 3 479 7294

Professor Jim Mann

Coronary heart disease; Diabetes; Diet and blood lipids; Modification of the obesogenic environment; Research and clinical work in the fields of nutrition, lipids and carbohydrates as they relate to diabetes, coronary heart disease and obesity
Work: 64 3 479 7719 | Mobile: 64 21 678 925

Dr Rachael McLean (Preventive and Social Medicine/Human Nutrition)

Nutrition public health ; Chronic disease; Salt; Sodium; Obesity; Nutritional epidemiology
Work: 64 3 479 9427/479 7943

Associate Professor Nancy Rehrer (School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences/Human Nutrition)

Exercise physiology and metabolism; Sports nutrition; Environment, lifestyle and health
Work: 64 3 479 9128

Associate Professor Sheila Skeaff (Human Nutrition)

Nutrition; Minerals and trace elements; Salt; Iodine; Sodium; Sustainable nutrition; Sustainable diets
Work: 64 3 479 7944

Professor Murray Skeaff (Human Nutrition)

Fats, fatty acids, and lipids; Folate, folic acid; Fruit and vegetables, antioxidants; Diet and cardiovascular disease; Diet and cancer; Food fortification; Diet and cognition function; Fish and fish oils
Work: 64 3 479 7688

Dr Paula Skidmore (Human Nutrition)

Childhood nutrition; Childhood obesity; Nutrition and chronic disease
Work: 64 3 479 8374

Dr Lisa Te Morenga (Human Nutrition)

Human nutrition; Public health nutrition; Obesity; Diabetes; Metabolic syndrome; Sugar; Fat; Carbohydrates
Work: 64 3 479 3978 | Mobile: 64 21 042 7283

Emeritus Professor Christine Thomson (Human Nutrition)

Selenium in human nutrition; Iodine in human nutrition; Trace elements and human health; Trace elements in human nutrition
Work: 64 3 479 7955 | Home: 64 3 472 8817 | Mobile: 64 21 479 967

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