Nutrition & Health

You are what you eat. It’s a saying with lots of meaning, because to a large extent our nutrition determines our health.

For many years, Wageningen University & Research has been conducting research into the relationship between nutrition and health.

Research programme 'Healthy and Safe Food Systems'

In the research programme 'Healthy & Safe Food Systems', the focus lies on the influence of changes in food production and consumption on the health and safety of foods. The knowledge developed acts as the basis for interventions that stimulate healthy and safe food in a sustainable food system.

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