The impact of medical research on nutrition 

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In nutrition, the analysis of nutrients and food components is vital, so studies focused on this field are essential to develop more balanced diets. 

Scientific research is the solid foundation on which the natural and health sciences are built to improve in all their fields of action. In the case of nutrition, medical studies have made it easier to determine in depth the particularities of nutrients through clinical trials. Therefore, nutritionists who complete the Professional Master’s Degree in Medical Research at TECH have a great mastery in this field.

The generation of research projects requires the fulfilment of certain processes, such as the definition of the hypothesis and the establishment of the scientific methodology, in order to achieve accurate conclusions. In the case of nutrition-related studies, these methods have made it possible to identify nutritional risk factors and advance in the field of nutrigenomics. In this context, TECH has designed the master’s degree in medical research, which deals in depth with the latest postulates on the types of clinical trials. In addition, the programme has a teaching staff made up of professionals with first-hand experience in the generation of projects of this kind.

Discovering the hidden benefits in food  

Medical research has contributed enormously to the field of nutrition, ranging from dietary recommendations to advances in the genetic modification of foods. In the first aspect, studies have supported the benefits that certain nutrients bring to the body and help to achieve a more balanced diet. In the case of the second characteristic, scientific analyses have made it possible to enhance the benefits of fruit and vegetables, thus satisfying the dietary needs of the population.

Another of the advantages to be highlighted is the evidence that exists between the relationship between a balanced diet and the treatment and prevention of chronic diseases such as obesity or diabetes. This has led nutritionists to promote healthier habits and practices among their patients, thus ensuring that their quality of life is improved.

Finally, another benefit to highlight is the continuous analysis of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. This ensures constant learning and opens the opportunity for nutrition professionals to plan more knowledgeable diets for any type of population.

Innovations in nutritious food production  

On the other hand, it is important to note that research has not only brought benefits to nutrition, but also advances in the practice of nutrition. One of them is the implementation of artificial intelligence. This tool makes it possible to process large-scale data and develop very precise conclusions about food consumption patterns and nutrient interactions.

On the technological side, another important element to highlight is that advanced tools have made it possible to produce more nutritious and sustainable food. It has also opened the door to the generation of new processing techniques to better preserve nutrients. This means that food consumption is healthier and more easily accessible to the population.

One of the most significant developments is the analysis of the gut microbiota, the community of micro-organisms in the human gut. Recent research has shown that certain foods can modulate the composition of this environment and optimise its health to a large extent, thus preventing gastrointestinal diseases.

TECH University of Technology  

TECH is a multinational company recognised by the Financial Times as one of the 200 fastest growing companies in Europe. It has also been awarded the Google Partner Premier in the year 2023, a very important recognition given by the search engine.

Additionally, TECH stands out as the only digital university licensed to use Relearning as a teaching methodology. This approach combines pedagogical rigour, academic demand and advanced educational technology, ensuring the acquisition of professional competences in each programme.

On the other hand, Trustpilot has ranked TECH as the best rated online university in the world by its students with a rating of 4.9/5, which demonstrates the overall satisfaction of its students with the knowledge acquired once they have completed their degrees.

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