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4th International Conference and Exhibition on Nutrition

Chicago, USA

Ann-Sofie Sandberg


Ann-Sofie Sandberg

Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Biography

Professor Ann-Sofie Sandberg MSc (Food Science), PhD (Clinical Nutrition), dr techn is Head of the Division of Food and Nutrition Science at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. The major theme in her research is the utilization of biological techniques to improve nutrient properties or physiological function of foods. This includes development of in vitro and in vivo models for the estimation of bioavailability of nutrients and bioactivity of food compounds and human intervention trials. She has an extensive record in the field of phytate/bioavailability of minerals, food processing/bioavailability of nutrients and in the development of analytical methods for measuring nutrients and bioactive compounds e.g. inositol phosphates. She has authored more than 130 scientific articles and is on ISI:s list of Highly cited authors in Agricultural Sciences. She has been elected to the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences and received in 2013 a honorary doctorate in medicine at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg.

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Abstract : Designing plant foods for optimal iron and zinc bioavailability

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