The Arla Foods Dairy Health and Nutrition Excellence Center (AFDHNEC) was funded in 2015, and is a consortium between Arla Foods amba, Arla Foods Ingredients P/S, Aarhus University and University of Copenhagen. The Center is founded in the spirit of exploring the competences between the four stakeholders to carry out best-in-class dairy health and nutrition research and become a competency platform for knowledge sharing, training and education for all partner
Intake of milk and dairy foods are known to have health beneficial effects for children, adults and the elderly. The Nutrition Research program within AFDHNEC sponsors science-based research on Identification, isolation and characterization of health associated milk components, including validation, quality and up-scaling of such and not least basic mechanisms of importance for the health benefits of dairy products and ingredients in in-vitro, in-vivo and clinical studies.
- Prevent/Remedy Metabolic Syndrome
- Prevent/Remedy Malnutrition
- Enhance Immune Defense/Response