Optimal well-being, development and health for Danish children through a healthy New Nordic

  • Astrup, Arne (Project Participant)
  • Hoppe, Camilla (Contact Person)
  • Tetens, Inge (Contact Person)
  • Thorsen, Anne Vibeke (Contact Person)

Project Details


The overall aim is to develop a New Nordic Diet and evaluate its effects on dietary intake, health, and learning abilities in healthy Danish school children. The task of the National Food Institute is to develop and validate a suitable dietary assessment method for children aged 8-10 yrs and in close collaboration with another project partner to ensure that the New Nordic Diet fulfills the nutrient recommendations and food-based dietary guidelines.
Further, the National Food Institute is responsible for measurements of dietary intake and physical activity in the school interventions.
Project financing:
Nordea Denmark Foundation
Effective start/end date01/01/200931/12/2013

Collaborative partners

  • Technical University of Denmark (lead)
  • University of Copenhagen (Project partner)
  • Gentofte University Hospital (Project partner)
  • Aarhus University (Project partner)


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