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2014
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
07 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
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
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 of gut...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food quality Health and diseases Bacteria and microorganisms
09 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
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
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 University...

Nutrition and dietary habits
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 have...

Nutrition and dietary habits
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 D affects...

Nutrition and dietary habits Health-promoting compounds
2013
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 quality...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food, fish and agriculture
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...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food, fish and agriculture
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
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
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
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...

Nutrition and dietary habits
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
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...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food, fish and agriculture
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
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
2012
15 NOV

Nordic women eat healthier than Nordic men

Nordic women eat healthier than their male counterparts, and less than one Nordic child in ten maintains a healthy diet. These are some of the findings of the first Nordic...

Nutrition and dietary habits
28 SEP

Invitation for symposium on omega-3 in food and feed

On 14-15 November, a symposium will focus on production, application and nutritional aspects of novel sources of omega-3 fatty acids. The symposium is organised by the...

Food quality Food technology Nutrition and dietary habits
26 SEP

PhD defence on the measuring of children’s diet, their health and bodyweight

The National Food Institute invites to Cleide Oliviera de Almeida Møller’s PhD defence on a new approach to the development of a method assessing the risk of disease from...

Nutrition and dietary habits
21 SEP

When does food constitute a health risk?

Our food products contain various nutrients necessary to us humans, but some foods might contain harmful substances as well. Before sounding the alarm, the authorities...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food safety Health-promoting compounds
14 SEP

PhD defence on the measuring of children's diet, their health and bodyweight

The National Food Institute invites to Anja Biltoft-Jensen’s PhD defence on the development and validation of a diet registration tool that is set to measure variations...

Nutrition and dietary habits
04 JUL

Presentations from the seminar on health claims

On June 26th The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, and EFSA, the European Food Safety Authority, hosted a seminar on health claims. The seminar...

Food quality Food technology Nutrition and dietary habits
25 JUN

PhD defence on children's energy intake and sleep length

The National Food Institute invites to Berit Worm Rothausen’s PhD defence on measurement of energy intake, dietary patterns on weekdays and weekend days and the relationship...

Nutrition and dietary habits
01 JUN

Invitation to seminar on health claims

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, and EFSA, the European Food Safety Authority, invite you to a seminar on health claims being held on 26 June...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food quality Food technology
31 MAY

PhD defence on improving performance in fish supply chains

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark invites to Maria Randrup Rasmussen’s PhD defence on how the performance in fish supply chains can be improved...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food technology
29 MAY

Developing healthy fast food

Danes need a wider choice of healthier and more sustainable fast food. A new development project at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, is helping...

Nutrition and dietary habits
25 APR

New vitamin study thorough and reliable

A new study concludes that intake of vitamin A, vitamin E and beta-carotene seems to increase mortality. The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark...

Nutrition and dietary habits
25 APR

Guidelines for healthy snacks

Most Danes eat snacks every day that contribute significantly to their daily diet and energy. However, our snacks often contain too much sugar. The National Food Institute...

Nutrition and dietary habits
25 APR

Evaluating EU-funded school fruit schemes

Teachers are seeing increased student motivation for learning when schools hand out fruit, and the majority of the participating schools want to continue the scheme. This...

Nutrition and dietary habits
23 APR

Conference spotlights vitamins in foods

Vitamin experts from all over the world are meeting in Copenhagen on 23-25 May 2012 for the second international vitamin conference organised by the National Food Institute...

Nutrition and dietary habits
30 MAR

Ultraviolet B light boosts vitamin D content in plants

Plants treated with ultraviolet B (UVB) light have a higher vitamin D content and therefore have the potential to become a new source of vitamin D throughout the year...

Food technology Nutrition and dietary habits
2011
07 MAR

News release: Nordic survey of diet, physical activity and overweight under way

The first joint Nordic survey is currently being conducted and will enable comparison of results on diet, physical activity and overweight across all five Nordic countries...

Nutrition and dietary habits
2010
23 FEB

Press release: Mix of endocrine disrupters a dangerous cocktail

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals, which are harmless individually in small doses, can together be a dangerous cocktail. Concurrent exposure to several endocrine-disrupting...

Nutrition and dietary habits

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