Ellen Trolle

Ellen Trolle


DTU Fødevareinstituttet

Afdelingen for Risikovurdering og Ernæring
Forskningsgruppen for Ernæring og Sundhedsfremme

Danmarks Tekniske Universitet


Bygning 201, rum 113

2800 Kgs. Lyngby

Fax 35 88 71 19
E-mail eltr@food.dtu.dk
ORCID 0000-0001-9482-1931

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DTU nyheder



- 1985
MSc Food Science and Technology, The Royal Veterinary & Agricultural University, DK
Ph.D. course Consumer preferences,
- 2004
Research Management Course, Copenhagen Business School, DK

Akademiske Grader

Can. Brom.


1985 - 1990
National Food Agency,
1990 - 1993
Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University,
1993 - 2002
National Food Agency, (Danish Veterinary and Food Administration),
2003 - 2003
Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Deputy head, Division of Nutrition
2003 - 2003
Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Head of Nutrition Department (acting)
2004 - 2004
Danish Institute for Food & Vet. Research, Head of Nutrition Department (acting)
2005 - 2005
Danish Institute for Food & Vet. Research, Deputy Head of Nutrition Department
2007 -
National Food Institute, DTU, Deputy Head of Nutrition Department


Deputy Head of Department of Nutrition, National Food Institute, Ellen Trolle has the responsibility of the part of the department dealing with the Food Composition Databases and the National Survey on Dietary Habits and Physical Activity. She has been working with infant nutrition aspects for many years as adviser for the National Food Administration and the Danish National Board of Health. She is currently project leader of the National dietary survey among infants and young children, and leader of a work package in the EU-project Efcoval (www.efcoval.eu), dealing with recommending and evaluating dietary assessment methods, especially targeting children. Advisory tasks deals in addition with food based dietary guidelines, especially regarding fruit and vegetables, and nutrient and health claims on foods. Ellen Trolle started the 6 a day collaboration in 2000 and was member of Management team of Research project 6 a day, 1999-2004.

International erfaring

I have participated in several Nordic projects and working groups and in the Codex Committee for Nutrition and Food for Special Dietary Uses, 1998-2006, and been member of NKE, Nordic group on nutrition, under the Nordic Council of Ministers 2003-2007.

In 2003-2005 I was project coordinator of OPTIFORD -”Towards a strategy for optimal vitamin D fortification” under EU Framework 5 QoL Work Program.

At present I participate in the EU-funded research project EFCOVAL (www.efcoval.eu) as WP-leader and in the Nutrition and Health Report II Project. I also coordinates the Danish part of a project funded by EFSA (European Food Safety Authoraty) about coordinated estimation of intakes of food components among children (EXPOCHI). Furthermore I am the project manager of the Nordic project dealing with developing a common Nordic Monitoring system on diet, physical activity and overweight.

14 DECEMBER 2019