Nutrition and dietary habits

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2017
02 NOV

Several reasons why whole grains are healthy

When overweight adults exchange refined grain products – such as white bread and pasta – with whole grain varieties, they eat less, they lose weight and the amount of...

Food, fish and agriculture Health and diseases Nutrition and dietary habits
02 FEB

Denmark occupies unfavourable Nordic first place for smoking and alcohol

Denmark occupies an unfavourable first place as the Nordic country where most adults smoke daily and most frequently drink alcohol. These are some of the key findings...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food, fish and agriculture
25 JAN

More obese adults in the Nordic region

More adults in the Nordic region have become obese. This is one of the key findings of the second Nordic monitoring of diet, physical activity and overweight headed by...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits
19 JAN

More Nordic adults have an unhealthy diet

More adults in the Nordic region have an unhealthy diet. This is one of the key findings of the second Nordic monitoring of diet, physical activity and overweight headed...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits
16 JAN

Knowledge about nutrition and dietary habits on the menu

For more than 30 years the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, has studied changes in the Danish dietary habits and mapped out nutrients in the...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits
2016
05 SEP

Pesticide load still lowest in Danish crops

Danish fruits and vegetables generally have a lower pesticide load than similar imported crops on the Danish market. This is the finding of a study which the National...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits Food safety
31 AUG

Plant based food supplements are seen as a kind of 'insurance'

Among users of plant based dietary supplements a belief in an alleged beneficial health effect is the predominant motivation for taking the supplements. Many see the...

Nutrition and dietary habits
27 JUN

Food’s transit time is a key factor in digestive health

The time it takes for ingested food to travel through the human gut – also called transit time – affects the amount of harmful degradation products produced along the...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits Health and diseases
31 MAR

Risk-benefit assessment: How healthy is our food?

Food affects your health, but to what extent particular foods are good or bad is often not clear. Therefore, it is relevant to do a scientific risk-benefit assessment...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits Food safety
08 MAR

Many Danes take dietary supplements although few need them

Six out of ten Danes take a dietary supplement even though the majority has an adequate intake of most vitamins and minerals from their diet alone. For many the use of...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits Health-promoting compounds
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