Dr Alison Coates

University of South Australia

Alison is a researcher in health and she is particularly interested in the benefits that certain nutrients, such as omega 3 fatty acids found in fish, have on cardiovascular and metabolic function. Her research aim is to provide information to medical professionals about what type of dietary changes are beneficial for optimal health.

Obesity has strong impacts towards cardiovascular disease and poor metabolic function, Alison’s research hopes to assist in finding simple achievable strategies to maintain a healthy lifestyle and limit weight gain, or aid in weight loss to assist with obesity and its side effects.