The NutriHealth Group investigates the mechanisms by which nutrition influences health.
The NutriHealth Group activities include scrutinising nutritional exposure through food patterns and (non-) nutrient characterisation, and modelling the diet-disease relationship, with a particular focus on metabolic and health related conditions.
More specifically, the group seeks to provide the research, medical and general population communities with easy-to-use (bio-)markers to assess emerging risk factors of morbidities, such as oxidative stress, antioxidant status, inflammation, and body composition disturbances. This is achieved via in vitro/cellular modelling and human observational and intervention studies, exploring a variety of markers ranging from questionnaires/indices and individual compounds to -omics based tools, also studying factors resulting in inter-individual differences to dietary exposure, such as genetic background and microbiome.
The NutriHealth goal is to expand our expertise to better understand the relationship between (non-) nutrients, dietary patterns and chronic and age-related health issues such as cardiometabolic diseases, cancer, frailty and cognitive aspects, and to contribute to improve the control and prevention of diseases via translational research.
I2TRON – a translational research project exploring mechanisms link dietary fiber, markers of inflammation related to disease and the gut microbiota
CAROPROT – Bioavailability of Carotenoids – Influence of Co-ingested Proteins
LIFANA – To develop and evaluate the LIFANA Nutrition Solution to support healthy nutrition through all phases of ageing
SUSTEATABLE – To assess the sustainability of the Luxembourgish food system
Obesity & cardiometabolic issues in adult residents in Luxembourg (2007 – 2017)
Dietary patterns in Luxembourg and relation to cardiometabolic diseases
OSPEL-2 – to study the interrelation of the exposure to pollutants, micronutrients and body composition in children and adolescents with obesity
BIOVAL – a cross-border project aiming to set up a value chain for the valorisation of spent grains
METHOOD investigating the relationships between the socio-economic and physical environmental characteristics of residential neighborhoods, behavioral CM risk factors with a focus on dietary habits and physical activity, and the metabolic syndrome.
SOCIOMULTIMORBID – Longitudinal effects of social determinants on health-related behavior and multimorbidity among older adults in Luxembourg: Exploring health inequalities.
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