The New Nordic Diet is a new food culture developed in 2009-13 with key emphasis on gastronomy, health, and environment. Major research in its effect on acceptability, behaviour and learning skills, and disease prevention have been conducted by the OPUS centre at the University of Copenhagen and the people behind the award-winning restaurant Noma in Copenhagen.
This online New Nordic Diet Online Course is by Dr Arne Astrup from University of Copenhagen . Professor Astrup is one of the global leaders in nutrition and obesity research, and has been the leading force in several major multi-centre and pan-European studies on optimal diets for weight control and body weight regulation. The is also the Director of the Nordea Foundation OPUS Research Centre 2009-13 responsible for developing and testing the New Nordic Diet.
He is Knight of the First Order of Dannebrog 2012. Citation H-index: 62. Currently Associate Editor of American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Professor Astrup’s main areas of interest are physiology and pathophysiology of energy and substrate metabolism, especially the etiology and treatment of obesity.
5 Keys Learning In Online The New Nordic Diet Course
- Developing a New Meal System
- Development of the New Nordic Diet
- The OPUS School Meal Study
- The OPUS Supermarket Intervention
- Investigate the New Nordic Diet – from Food to Health
This course will give the participants the opportunity to experience a healthy and palatable new food and eating concept diet “The New Nordic Diet” and an understanding of how food and diets can affect mental and physical health and ensure the foundation for a healthier life style for future generations with a regional based diet and food culture.
In Denmark “the Nordic cuisine”, has expanded from food eaten at the award-winning Copenhagen restaurant Noma to home-made dishes of local ingredients of whole-grain rye bread, root vegetables, berries, fresh fish and seaweed.