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Study about nutrition in older people in Nuremberg

Status assessment in healthy older persons living in Nuremberg

What do you eat and why? What do you like and what are your preferences? enable scientists are investigating these and other questions related to nutritional behaviour and nutritional status by use of questionnaires and various standardized measurements.


Who can participate?

Older persons aged 75 to 85 years without serious health problems. German language skills required.

What must participants expect?

The tests will take about 2 half days (individual appointments). All tests will be performed by experienced doctors, nutrition scientists and study assistants of Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.

All participants will get a detailed personal report about their results as well as a financial incentive.



Study Center Nuremberg


Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Dorothee Volkert
Prof. Dr. Cornel Sieber

Institute for Biomedicine of Aging (IBA)

Tel.: +49 (0)911 530 296 168
E-Mail: dorothee.volkert[at]fau.de


M. Sc. Ökotrophologie Anne Gingrich, Doktorandin
M. Sc. Humanernährung Alexandra Tölke, Doktorandin
Dr. rer. biol. hum. Eva Kieswetter, Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

Telefon: 0911/5302 96165
E-Mail: anne.gingrich[at]fau.de
enable Studienzentrum
Institut für Biomedizin des Alterns
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Kobergerstraße 60
90408 Nürnberg


Prof. Dr. Hannelore Daniel
Prof. Dr. Dirk Haller
Prof. Dr. Thomas Hofmann
Prof. Dr. Susanne Ihsen
Prof. Dr. Martin Klingenspor
Prof. Dr. Jutta Roosen

Studienzentrum Freising

Prof. Dr. Hans Hauner
PD Dr. Thomas Skurk

Technische Universität München
Lehrstuhl für Ernährungsmedizin
ZIEL - Institute for Food & Health