Seminar « Food & Water Security in the north – a community based participatrory research »

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UMR IDEES-Rouen accueille du 8 au 11 novembre

Lena Maria Nilsson

Arcum – Arctic Research Centre at Umeå University

Umeå University

Jeudi 10 novembre – Thursday 10th Nov, 2016, 14h

Seminar « Food & Water Security in the north – a community based participatrory research »

Sami peoples have a similar life expectancy as the majority of Arctic Fennoscandia. From a global perspective this is unique. Significant for a traditional Sami lifestyle is carbohydrate restricted diets, rich in animal food sources, wild berries and plant food, consumption of boiled, unfiltered coffee, extensive physical activity and a daily spirituality. I study temporal changes in these lifestyle factors from a food security perspective and as triggers of low-grade inflammation and related uncommunicable diseases. My studies are based on a cohort of 100 000 unique local Arctic individuals.

 


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