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New research projects
Article Type: Food facts From: Nutrition & Food Science, Volume 41, Issue 4
IFR scientists Professor Clare Mills and Dr Peter Wilde are partners in two out of nine new projects aimed at uncovering links between diet and health and worth a total of £4M that have been announced by DRINC, a public-private partnership of three research councils (BBSRC, EPSRC and MRC) and 13 food and drink companies. The new projects tackle issues such as reducing fat content or proportion of saturated fat in food, fortification with bioactive compounds including Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and antioxidants and increasing the dietary fibre in white bread.