Nutrition Research Methodologies

A new book in the acclaimed Nutrition Society Textbook Series, Nutrition Research Methodologies addresses the rapidly advancing field of nutrition research. It covers the diverse methodologies required for robust nutritional research to ensure thorough understanding of key concepts, both for students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and for scientists working in nutrition research.

Combining theory with practical application, Nutrition Research Methodologies:

  • addresses both traditional research methods and new technologies, and focuses on a range of complex topics, including energy compensation, nutrient-gene interactions and metabolic adaptation,
  • considers statistical issues as well as application of data to policy development,
  • provides the reader with the required scientific basics of nutrition research in the context of a systems and health approach,
  • is written specifically to meet the needs of individuals involved in nutrition research,
  • combines the viewpoints of world-leading nutrition experts from academia and research with practical applications.

Edited on behalf of the Nutrition Society by:

  • Professor Julie A Lovegrove, Hugh Sinclair Unit of Human Nutrition and Institute for Cardiovascular Research, Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of Reading, UK.
  • Associate Professor Leanne Hodson, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism, Radcliffe Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, UK.
  • Professor Sangita Sharma, Centennial Professor, Endowed Chair in Aboriginal Health, Professor of Aboriginal & Global Health Research, Aboriginal and Global Health Research Group, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta, Canada.
  • Professor Susan A Lanham-New, Department of Nutritional Sciences, School of Biosciences and Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, UK. Editor in Chief of the Nutrition Society Textbook Series.

Visit the Student Companion Site for essay topics, multiple choice questions, short answer questions and sample chapters.