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Nutritional epidemiology 1

Module leads

Tim Key Tim Key

Susan Jebb Susan Jebb

Learning objective:

  • To understand the impact of nutritional factors on common diseases through knowledge of the design, conduct, statistical analysis and interpretation of nutritional epidemiological studies.


  1. Food and nutrients
  2. Measurement of dietary intake
  3. Variability and measurement error in diet
  4. Diet and obesity
  5. Nutrition and cardiovascular disease
  6. Nutrition and cancer and other diseases
  7. Public health strategies to improve diet