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A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life Joint Programming Initiative (JPI HDHL)

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Call status: Closed
Previous call: 19 March 2015 – 1 September 2015


  • Medical Research Council (MRC)
  • Joint Programming Initiative (JPI)


To propose research projects with a mechanistic approach to investigate causal relationships between diet, intestinal microbiota and health.

Key aims

To increase knowledge on:

  • the short- and long-term functional effects of diet, dietary patterns and dietary constituents on human intestinal microbiota
  • the functional impact of diet-related variations in the intestinal microbiota on human health and/or the development of non-communicable chronic diseases

Related calls: ageing food people