AFC research activities are based on the following main hypotheses:
The post-prandial phase is a driver of oxidative stress and low-grade inflammation.
Research projects within hypothesis 1
Food concepts targeting the composition of the gut microbiota may improve metabolic risk parameters.
Research projects within hypothesis 2
Anti-diabetic food concepts targeting systemic inflammation induce benefits on cognitive functioning.
Research projects within hypothesis 3
A multifunctional dietary approach targeting inflammation is advantageous in relation to cardio-metabolic risk markers and weight regulation in healthy subjects.
Research projects within hypothesis 4
AFC pursues development of analyze methods and build-up of research infrastructure.
Infrastructure for analytical development