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Participant recruitment for the clinical trial now open

The pre-registration of the Restructure trial is now open, you can find all the details at

Participant recruitment has started and currently screening prospective participants to start in January.

Marieke from RESTRUCTURE receives 1st price for best oral presentation at FENS

Marieke van Bruinessen, the PhD candidate from Wageningen University & Research (WUR) working on the RESTRUCTURE trial presented won an award for Best Oral Presentation at FENS 2023!

Marieke presented data from the Prestructure study on testing the Read more


Nestlé Research and Development (R&D) is committed to developing innovative products and services that provide nutrition and health for people and pets everywhere, across all their life stages, in a way that’s good for the planet. We support the Read more

Processing the evidence to evaluate mechanisms, costs and future solutions

To read full editorial by RESTRUCTURE project partner Ciarán G. Forde:

The current issue of Nutrition Bulletin discusses the topic of ultra-processed foods (UPF) based on a roundtable discussion held at the British Nutrition Foundation. The article emphasizes Read more

Texture-based differences in eating rate influence energy intake for minimally-processed and ultra-processed meals

The study suggests that differences in food texture and energy density lead to observed differences in energy intake between minimally-processed and ultra-processed meals. To reach this conclusion, researchers examined the independent and combined effects of food texture and degree Read more