The Centre’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of the global population by undertaking leading edge research focusing on tackling overweight and obesity, improving glycaemic control and reducing inflammation. We support the food and health industry by delivering a range of highly valued services underpinned by our research.
OxBCNH is supported by Oxford Brookes University and the centre is in constant communication with leading academics who are experts in the fields of metabolism, glycaemic index, diabetes, sports nutrition and genetics.
Oxford Brookes Centre for Nutrition and Health is the only centre in Europe and one of eight in the World accredited by the Glycemic Index Foundation to test foods for Glycemic Index to ISO standard ISO 26642:2010. All of our testing is done by GCP qualified and AfN registered researchers.
At OxBCNH we conduct nutritional studies on behalf of clients from the health and food industry. This including manufacturers, retailers and suppliers ranging from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to multinational global organisations. We frequently work in partnerships with clients to develop a bespoke plan of research. Our experts are leading researchers in the fields of metabolism, clinical nutrition, glycaemic index, diabetes, sports nutrition and genetics. Feel free to contact us for an informal discussion about how we could help you.
There are multiple benefits to taking part in research. By participating you are supporting important scientific research as well as helping the wider community. You will see how research is practically conducted on a day to day basis and visit ours recently refurbished high quality industrial testing facilities located on the modern Oxford Brookes campus.