The Physical Activity and Nutrition in Children (PANIC) study

The Physical Activity and Nutrition in Children (PANIC) Study is an ongoing controlled physical activity and dietary intervention study in a large population sample of children followed retrospectively since pregnancy and prospectively until adolescence. The results of the study can be utilized i...

IDDP

IDDP -intervention, dietary, diabetes and pregnancy -research is a randomized controlled trial that studies the effect of a dietary intervention on gestational weight gain and gestational diabetes in pregnant women with overweight or obesity. The study is aiming to develop dietary counseling on m...

Clinical Nutrition and Nutrition Therapy

Our research is based on randomized controlled dietary inervention studies examining the effects of nutrients, diet and lifestyle on metabolism and risk of non-communicable diseases. We concentrate on the health effects of the quality of dietary fat, dietary fiber and dietary patterns. Lately, we...

Anu Ruusunen

University Lecturer , Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition

Nutritional epidemiology research group

Our research concentrates on the investigation of associations between dietary factors and risk of major chronic diseases and their risk factors, utilizing both population studies and clinical trials in humans.

Maria Lankinen

Postdoctoral Researcher , Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition