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PhD defence on bioactive peptides
19 MAY

PhD defence on bioactive peptides

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, invites you to Susan Skanderup Falkenberg’s PhD defence on discovering and characterising novel bioactive...

Health-promoting compounds Nutrition and dietary habits Food quality Fish and shellfish
Vitamin D fortification of milk and bread works
08 MAY

Vitamin D fortification of milk and bread works

By drinking milk and eating bread fortified with vitamin D, it is possible to avoid vitamin D deficiency during the winter months, according to a PhD project from the National...

Nutrition and dietary habits Health-promoting compounds
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07 MAY

Breastfeeding promotes the growth of beneficial bacteria in the gut

The nutritional factor that has the greatest impact on the development of a child's gut flora is whether the child is breastfed, according to a new study by the National...

Food safety Nutrition and dietary habits Bacteria and microorganisms Health and diseases
PhD defence on bacteria in the human gut
02 MAY

PhD defence on bacteria in the human gut

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, invites you to Ellen Gerd Christensen’s PhD defence which examines whether changes in the composition...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food quality Health and diseases Bacteria and microorganisms
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10 APR

Better methods for integrated assessment of food

Quantitative methods for assessing food and estimating disease burden are significant for understanding the combined effect of hazardous and beneficial substances in food...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Food quality Food safety Food production Health-promoting compounds Nutrition and dietary habits
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28 MAR

Danes are big users of dietary supplements

The use of dietary supplements is widespread in the Danish population, even though the vast majority of Danes have their need for vitamins and minerals met through their...

Nutrition and dietary habits
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18 MAR

Overweight in Danish children linked to social inequality

The prevalence in overweight in children goes down as their parents’ level of education goes up, according to a new study by the National Food Institute, Technical...

Nutrition and dietary habits
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26 FEB

Free school meals result in healthier lunches

Free school meals have a positive effect on the nutritional quality of school children’s lunches compared to packed lunches brought from home. If parents themselves...

Nutrition and dietary habits
PhD defence on food fortification with vitamin D
20 JAN

PhD defence on food fortification with vitamin D

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, invites you to Katja Howarth Madsen’s PhD defence on how fortification of milk and bread with vitamin...

Nutrition and dietary habits Health-promoting compounds
2013
PhD defence on quality of dietary intake of a school food programme
06 NOV

PhD defence on quality of dietary intake of a school food programme

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark invites to Marianne Sabinsky’s PhD defence on, how establishment of a school food programme affects the...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food, fish and agriculture
Do school children know what they eat?
28 AUG

Do school children know what they eat?

How accurate are school children in assessing what they have consumed of the packed lunch or school meal? A PhD project explored methods which can be used to describe and...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food, fish and agriculture
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30 JUL

New light on health-promoting fatty acids

New results demonstrate the challenge of using the special marine fats phospholipids for enrichment of foods. A PhD project at the National Food Institute, Technical University...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food quality Health-promoting compounds Food production
A book about enriching foods with omega-3
24 JUL

A book about enriching foods with omega-3

A new book by researchers at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, gives an overview of enrichment of foods with omega-3 fatty acids. A special...

Food quality Health-promoting compounds Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits Food production
Fuldkorn
04 JUL

Danes eat significantly more wholegrain

The wholegrain intake of Danes has increased significantly since 2004. So has the proportion of Danes who meet the recommendation about eating sufficiently wholegrain...

Nutrition and dietary habits
A good grasp on weights and measures of food
23 MAY

A good grasp on weights and measures of food

How much does an average apple weigh and how much of the meat is lost when you fry a pork steak? A new guide from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark...

Nutrition and dietary habits
The Danes don’t eat as healthy as they think
08 APR

The Danes don’t eat as healthy as they think

Danish consumers who believe they have healthy eating habits are not always right. A new study made by the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, shows...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food, fish and agriculture
Many Danish schoolchildren eat unhealthy lunches
12 MAR

Many Danish schoolchildren eat unhealthy lunches

Too little fish, vegetables and dietary fibre, and a growing trend to choose white bread and fast food over healthier rye bread sandwiches – these are the findings of a...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food, fish and agriculture
PhD defence on food enrichment
20 FEB

PhD defence on food enrichment

The National Food Institute invites to Henna Lu Fung Sieng’s PhD defence on the applicability of marine phospholipids intended for food enrichment. The defence takes place...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food safety Health-promoting compounds Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Health and diseases
PhD defence on children’s reporting of their school lunch consumption
15 JAN

PhD defence on children’s reporting of their school lunch consumption

The National Food Institute invites to Nina Lyng’s PhD defence on children’s ability to report their school lunch consumption accurately. The defence takes place 21 January...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food, fish and agriculture

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