Health effects of plant and animal proteins and fibres in human diets

01 January 2012 → 28 February 2013
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Other chemical sciences
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Public health care
    • Public health sciences
    • Public health services
    • Nutrition and dietetics
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Agricultural animal production
    • Food sciences and (bio)technology
obesity and health plant protein animal protein socio-economic status fibre lifestyle
Project description

To evaluate animal, plant protein and fibre intakes and its associations with obesity indicators in European and Chinese adolescents. European adolescents were recruited in the HELENA-CSS* and Chinese adolescents in the Chinese Health and Nutrition survey. Dietary intakes will be compared with international recommendation and health effects of protein & fibre intakes in the prevention of obesity will be examined.

* Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence - Cross Sectional Study