The Unit provides independent expertise for Industry collaboration.
Examples of Collaborations:
||- new therapeutics for treatment of diabetic cardiomyopathy: complete diet balance studies
||- novel butter fat and cardiovascular risk
| Food components
||- dairy lipids & proteins and cholesterol lowering
| Food ingredients
||- barley ß-glucan Glucagel and cholesterol lowering; barley ß-glucan Cerogen and glucose control
||- marine polysaccharide Chitosan and weight loss; Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (fish oils) and stroke
The Human Nutrition Unit is also a member of the LactoPharma consortium, a NZ-wide collaborative program supported by the NZ Foundation for Research Science and Technology (FRST) and the NZ dairy company Fonterra Co-Operative group Ltd.