Food and Nutrition research groups

Below are the introductions of the research groups that operate partly or wholly at the department of Food and Nutrition in alphabetical order.


Cyanobacterial Research


Increased Health and Wellbeing in Preschools-consortium aims to reduce socioeconomic inequalities in children’s energy balance-related behaviours and to create preschool as an environment for healthy lifestyle and wellbeing for children and personnel.


Global issues in Local context (GloCal)
Projects: Diet and nutritional status of 551 adolescent girls in Mozambique. 
Early childhood nutrition of 1200 children in Benin as part of the FoodAfrica project. GloCal project in Kenya.


We characterize and valorize polysaccharides, especially those obtained as side streams from various bioprocesses, in food and food contact materials. We are interested in understanding the behaviour of polysaccharides in dispersed systems: their emulsifying properties and capacity to inhibit lipid...


PREVIEW — PREVention of diabetes through lifestyle Intervention and population studies in Europe and around the World
The primary goal of PREVIEW is to identify the most efficient lifestyle pattern for the prevention of type-2 diabetes in a population of pre-diabetic overweight/obese individuals.