Nutrition and dietary habits

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2022
08 NOV

Presentations from the conference: Healthy, Safe, and Sustainable Foods of the...

300 researchers, students, food businesses and industry organizations were gathered for the conference Healthy, Safe and Sustainable foods of the future on 13 October 2022...

Nutrition and dietary habits
02 NOV

Students earn bronze in competition on future food

The development of a healthy, sustainable to-go snack based on fava beans has rewarded students from the DTU with a bronze award in the final of the European competition...

Food production Nutrition and dietary habits
Havregryn. Foto: Colourbox
16 JUN

Whole grains play an important role in a healthy and plant-rich diet

That whole-grain products are an important part of a healthy, sustainable and plant-rich diet is shown by a scientific assessment prepared by DTU National Food Institute...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits
Bælgfrugter. Foto: Colourbox.dk
11 MAY

Webinar and presentations about healthy and climate-friendly diets

On 2 May, more than 100 people attended a webinar on healthy and climate-friendly diets, where they learned about sustainable food systems, dietary guidelines and much...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits
Bælgfrugter. Foto: Colourbox.dk
25 APR

Participate in a webinar on healthy and climate-friendly diets

The full programme is now ready for a webinar on what we can do to promote a healthy and climate-friendly diet. Come and hear at a webinar on 2 May at 9-12, which the...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits
DK: Bifidobacterium longum subspecies infantis. Foto: DTU Fødevareinstituttet | UK: Bifidobacterium longum subspecies infantis. Photo: National Food Institute
19 JAN

Promising gut microbiota researcher receives prize

A young DTU researcher has received another prize for research into the interplay between diet, gut bacteria and health with a focus on young children.

Nutrition and dietary habits Health-promoting compounds Health and diseases
2021
DK: Lucernemark. Foto: Colourbox.dk | UK: Alfalfa field. Photo: Colourbox.dk
01 NOV

Join the Uni Food Day about development of healthy foods

Attend this year’s Uni Food Day on 9 November, where researchers and business people will join forces to try to find ways of developing healthy, safe and sustainable...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits
Blandet slik. Foto: Colourbox.dk
26 OCT

Far more screen time, sweets and cake during first lockdown

The corona lockdown in the spring of 2020 led Danes to adopt more unhealthy habits in the form of more screen time and higher intake of sweets.

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits
DK: Bifidobacterium longum subspecies infantis. Foto: DTU Fødevareinstituttet | UK: Bifidobacterium longum subspecies infantis. Photo: National Food Institute
23 OCT

Gut microbes may help explain benefits of breastfeeding

Danish researchers have shown how gut bacteria, which are promoted by breastfeeding, may benefit the immune system in infants.

Nutrition and dietary habits Health-promoting compounds Health and diseases
Next Generation East African Innovators. From left: Harriet Anyango from the project Tripple P, Regional Director, WFP East Africa, and Marianne Thellersen, Senior Vice President for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at DTU.
15 SEP

Danish-African partnership strengthens food innovation

East African entrepreneurs will develop projects and prototypes in collaboration with DTU students, researchers, and startups.

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Food production Nutrition and dietary habits Food technology Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development