Food for Health Science Centre
The increasing global epidemic of diabetes and obesity is one of the most imminent threats to sustainability and growth in a future society. The menace is distinctly connected to food and life style. Food for Health Science Centre gathers knowledge and infrastructure to face this grand challenge. It gives Lund University a unique opportunity to contribute to a better world.
The aim of Food for Health Science Centre is to promote the development of Lund University as an international leading milieu for inter-disciplinary research within the area of food-based prevention of life style related diseases.
- To constitute an international leading setting for cross-faculty research within the field of food-based prevention of life style related diseases.
- To give a stimulus to multidisciplinary research on how to solve global challenges within the area of food and health.
- To develop new research areas in the interface between academic competences and also strengthen the discipline of nutrition and its applications for prevention of food related disease.
- To operate and develop the VINN Excellence Centre Antidiabetic Food Centre, and to work for new excellence investments in the Centre’s research field.