Essays about: "Västerbotten intervention programme"

Found 3 essays containing the words Västerbotten intervention programme.

  1. 1. Genome-wide association study to find SNPs associated with circulating levels of the protein FGF-21

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för fysik

    Author : Rebecca Risslén; [2020]
    Keywords : GWAS;

    Abstract : Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common types of cancer globally. In Sweden, every year over 6000 individuals are diagnosed with CRC making it the fourth most common form of cancer in the country. The symptoms of the disease occur late in its development, therefore diagnosis is often delayed, which has a negative effect on mortality. READ MORE

  2. 2. Estimating Carbon Footprint : A quantitative analysis of greenhouse gas emission related to human behavior and diet in Västerbotten.

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Epidemiologi och global hälsa

    Author : Bore Sköld; [2015]
    Keywords : Carbon footprint; greenhouse gas; emission; public health; global health; Västerbottens hälsoundersökning; VIP; VHU; Västerbotten intervention programme; FFQ; Food frequency questionnaire; Umeå university;

    Abstract : Background and objective: Researchers have been looking for a way to predict future emission rates, and come up with explanations on how to tackle the issue of global warming through changes in individual behavior for decades. The focus of these studies have, on the other hand, focused more on nutritional bases rather than cultural. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fruit and vegetable intake in relation to health-related and socio-economic characteristics among parents-to-be in Västerbotten, Sweden

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för kostvetenskap; Umeå universitet/Institutionen för kostvetenskap

    Author : Sophia Hendriks; Jutta van Hooft; [2012]
    Keywords : fruit; vegetables; parents-to-be; Sweden; behaviour;

    Abstract : Background This study was part of the Salut programme with the goal to improve the health and well-being of the population of Västerbotten. The target group in this study were the parents-to-be. An adequate fruit and vegetable (FV) intake can contribute to a better health and can be influenced by several factors. READ MORE