The global impact of diet‑related noncommunicable diseases, such as obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease makes nutrition research urgent. It is imperative to speed up the translation of public health needs for diets that deliver improved health into priorities for nutrition research and, conversely, to apply breakthroughs in research as quickly as possible to help alleviate the global burden of nutrition‑related diseases. The timely application of new scientific discoveries or insights …

Figure 1. Nutrition knowledge comes from a variety of scientific disciplines. The art of good translation in integrating this knowledge, making it accessible to society, and identifying future research that will benefit society.

Figure 3. History of plant sterols.

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