Hugh Sinclair and Human Nutrition

2017, 5 minutes

Dr Hugh MacDonald Sinclair (1910–1990) was a passionate proponent of the study of human nutrition.

Details of his fascinating research on wartime nutrition and controversial self-experimentation with the ‘Eskimo Diet’ survive in the Hugh Sinclair Archive at The Museum of English Rural Life. His legacy lives on at the University of Reading, where a nutrition unit is named in his honour. Produced by The Museum of English Rural Life in association with the Hugh Sinclair Unit of Human Nutrition, University of Reading. Made with the generous support of the Wellcome Trust. Filmed and edited by Motion Blurr Studios.


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