MRC Human Nutrition Research

The UK’s foremost nutrition science unit leads research and surveys to improve the health of the population with a focus on cardiometabolic risk and obesity, musculoskeletal health, intestinal function and nutritional vulnerabilities.

Latest Publications

  • _DSC0797Edit2HNR Impacts: HNR partners with pharma to improve renal therapy

    A platform technology for generating novel functionalised biominerals has been developed more>

  • Fruit and veg NDNS 2008-2012 sqaure 122HNR Engagement: What do UK adults eat?

    If you are interested in finding out more about what adults in the UK eat and what proportion meet healthy eating recommendations more>

  • Credit: Fiona Pragoff / Wellcome ImagesHNR Impacts: Pioneering research into infant growth and breast feeding

    HNR scientists have been pioneers in the development of techniques to accurately measure infant energy more>