Dr John Monro / Principal Scientist

Plant & Food Research, New Zealand


Dr John Monro is a Principal Scientist at Plant & Food Research, Palmerston North. His recent research and publications have been principally on the glycaemic impact of carbohydrate foods, its modulation by food interactions and structures in the gut, how to measure it in a physiologically valid way, and how to communicate it to consumers as a guide to healthier food choices. He has also published extensively on the properties of dietary fiber and its relationship to health outcomes. Dr Monro has served on national and international advisory groups on carbohydrates, glycaemic response, dietary fiber and health.