Welcome to EEK

Research Unit for Dietary Studies (EEK) conducts prevention intervention research related to primary causes for and health consequences of obesity and other diet related diseases.

The aim is to initiate and carry out intervention and observation research in the field of nutritional epidemiology at an international level, focusing on the causes and consequences of obesity and the importance of diet for the development of lifestyle related disease and death. Furthermore, the aim is to encourage and stimulate other researchers, including the training of younger researchers, to con-duct research within the field of nutritional epidemiology.

Finally, EEK hosts of a network of nutritional epidemiology (NEK) aiming at gathering the experts of this field, to ensure the opportunity of exchanging and sharing knowledge, e.g. arranging symposia and workshops on nutritional research.

The network aims to gather expertise within this field, inform about meetings and research of mutual interest and to host symposia and meetings. The network is open for everyone. Today the network has approx. 180 members.

If you want to be a member of NEK, please send an email with your name, title, name,address of job, and e-mail to: bfh-eek@regionh.dk