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Fifth Framework Programme
Quality of Life programme - Key Action 1: food, nutrition and health

European Union-backed research projects focusing on the socio-economic aspects of the life sciences and biotechnologies sectors are presented below. These projects, listed with their title and contract number, were carried out during the Fifth Framework Programme (1998-2002) under Quality of Life programme, and relate to food, nutrition and health.

Disseminating the results of EU food research programmes to small and medium sized food industries, health professionals and consumer groups through a 24-country interactive - QLK1-CT-2000-00040

Dietary habits profile in European Communities with different risk of myocardial infarction: the impact of migration as a model of gene/environment interaction - QLK1-CT-2000-00100

The role of dietary phytoestrogens in the prevention of breast and prostate cancer - QLK1-CT-2000-00266

The prevention of osteoporosis by nutritional phytoestrogens - QLK1-CT-2000-00431

New methodologies for assessing the potential of unintended effects in genetically modified food crops - QLK1-CT-1999-00765

Optimal nutrition towards osteoporosis prevention: impact of diet and gene-nutrient interactions on calcium and bone metabolism - QLK1-CT-1999-00752

New methods for the safety testing of transgenic food - QLK1-CT-1999-00651

Food safety in Europe: risk assessment of chemicals in Food and diet - QLK1-CT-1999-00156

The role of social, genetic and environmental factors in healthy eating: a multicentre analysis of eating disorders and obesity - QLK1-CT-1999-00916

European networks on safety of Genetically Modified Food - QLK1-CT-1999-01182

Healthy ageing: How changes in sensory physiology, sensory psychology and socio-cognitive factors influence food choice - QLK1-CT-1999-00010

Last update: 25 December 2008 | Top