Search for dissertations about: "Linda Hagfors"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Linda Hagfors.

  1. 1. A Mediterranean dietary intervention study of patients with rheumatoid arthritis

    Author : Linda Hagfors; Gunnar Johansson; Margaretha Haugen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Rheumatoid arthritis; Mediterranean diet; fatty acids; antioxidants; diet history interview; biological markers; doubly labelled water; energy expenditure;

    Abstract : Case control studies have shown that a high consumption of fish, olive oil, and cooked vegetables is associated with a decreased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA). These foods have a central position in the traditional Cretan Mediterranean diet, and it has been suggested that dietary factors contribute to the low prevalence of RA in Mediterranean countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Toward an understanding of the barriers to and facilitators of dietary change

    Author : Petra Rydén; Linda Hagfors; Ylva Mattsson Sydner; Lars Lindholm; Christina Bergh; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Dietary change; Healthy eating; Barriers; Facilitators; Dietary indexes; Diet cost; Food prices; Social relationships; Qualitative interviews; Mediterranean diet; Celiac disease; Children; Domestic science and nutrition; Hushålls- och kostvetenskap; Kostvetenskap; Food and Nutrition;

    Abstract : Healthy dietary changes would be beneficial for society, as the economic burden of diet-related diseases is massive, and for the individual, who would reduce their risk of ill health. However, it is not easy to change dietary habits. READ MORE