Whitehall II 

(also known as the Stress and Health Study)

By combining over 30 years of data on social inequalities and chronic disease with new clinical measures of cognitive function, mental disorders and physical functioning, the Whitehall II study has become a world-class, interdisciplinary study of ageing.

The study has been funded by major grants from the 


Whitehall II News

High sugar intake linked to poor long-term mental health

Men with high sugar intakes have an increased likelihood of common mental disorders (such as anxiety and depression) after 5 years compared to those with low intakes.The study also showed that having a mood disorder did not make people more inclined to eat foods with a high sugar content. 

Published: Jul 28, 2017 11:03:38 AM