Research in nutrition focuses on determining the state of nutrition and the links between nutrition and diseases. Nutrition is an applied science, and its research methods range from follow-up population studies to cell models.

In the discipline of Human Nutrition, the present research projects include:

Social sciences-oriented food research aims to determine how eating and food choices are linked to political, social, financial, cultural and social-psychological factors. It focuses on current phenomena related to eating, as well as on changes in society and the lives of individuals, using both quantitative and qualitative research methods. The material used includes survey and interview data as well as texts and images.

The present research projects include: