Dr Abdollah Ghavami
Dr Abdollah Ghavami gained a PhD Human Nutrition (Cambridge University & MRC-Human Nutrition Research). Thesis entitled "The use of stable isotopes to measure vitamin A bioavailability from carotenoids - the effectiveness of vegetables as sources of vitamin A".
- Member of Institute of Food Science & Technology (MIFST) & Membership Liason Officer for the South East branch of IFST
- Food and Nutrition Labelling Consultant
- MSc Food Science
- BSc (Hons) Dietetics and Nutrition
- BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition
- Advanced Food Processing
- Advanced Food Analysis
- Module leader for BSc in Food, Health & Consumer Lifestyles
- Food Quality Assurance
- Double Project (Food & Consumer)
- International nutrition and development, focussing on global health issues in relation to malnutrition, poverty & food security
- Micronutrient and stable isotope research into human nutrition
- Body composition and energy expenditure measurements in different population groups using doubly labelled water
- Trans fatty acid and fatty acid research
- Presence of heavy metals in foods
- Ghavami A, Coward WA & Bluck LJC (2011) The effect of food preparation on the bioavailability of carotenoids from carrots using intrinsic labelling British Journal of Nutrition, doi: 10.1017/S000711451100451X, Published online by Cambridge University Press 19 September 2011.
- Ghavami A (2011) FLH23 The use of Stable Isotopes to Measure Vitamin A bioavailability from Carotenoids - the effectiveness of vegetables and red palm oil as sources of vitamin A, Proceedings of Food, Lifestyle and Health Conference, PIPOC 2011 International Palm Oil Congress, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), 15-17 November 2011. Kuala Lumpur: MPOB, page 145.