From treatment to health promotion: the changing face of food at hospital food

Bent Egberg Mikkelsen (Foredragsholder)

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Modern lifestyle and the co-existence of chronic diet related diseases and disorders coexist with undernutrition and infectious diseases is a challenge to both developed and developing economies. This calls for action among a broad range of societal actors including the clinical nutrition and public health nutrition community. This paper argues for a new role for nutrition researchers engaged in hospital nutrition. It argues that clinical nutrition has a role to play not only frontstage at bedside but also in relation to the backstage perspective and that it needs to reach out to local communities. It uses the idea of New Public Health to frame the idea. The paper uses the 2 cases of Bornholm and Aalborg hospitals as examples of approaches where a holistic foodscape based approach has been used. The paper give a brief account of the 3 projects Sol, FoodServInspire and Foodtura to makes its case

Periode25 apr. 2014
PlaceringShanghai, Kina