Dagmar is a research assistant with the Field Epidemiology team. She studied human nutrition at London Metropolitan University, achieving a BSc (Hons) degree. She graduated in 2014, and her dissertation was a critical review of the scientific literature on the topic Fructose and Metabolic Syndrome. Dagmar is interested in scientific research on the links between diet, lifestyle and health, and the emerging evidence of the importance of genetic factors. Promotion of healthy eating is a particular interest of Dagmar’s, and she is an Associate Nutritionist and a member of the Association for Nutrition.
Currently Dagmar is involved in the collection of data for the Fenland 2 study, and is based at the MRC Epidemiology Unit in Wisbech. Her work includes clinical, anthropometric and body composition measurements, followed by the collection of data for the estimation of energy expenditure during the rest and physical activity.