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Christel Larsson


Christel Larsson
+46 31 786 6511

Postal Address: Box 300, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Läroverksgatan 5 , 41120 Göteborg

Department of Food and Nutrition and Sport Science (More Information)
Box 300
405 30 Göteborg
Fax: +46 31 786 2048
Visiting Address: Läroverksgatan 5 , 411 20 Göteborg

About Christel Larsson

Christel Larsson is a Professor in food and nutrition and works as vice head of the Department of Food and Nutrition, and Sport Science, with responsibility of research. She is a trained nutritionist (MSc) at Stockholm University, gained a Masters degree in Public Health at the Karolinska Institute and also has a Masters degree in Food and Nutrition at Umeå University. In 2001 she became the first doctorate in Food and Nutrition in Sweden with a thesis on young people's food habits and health. Christel has received the Kungliga Skytteanska samfundets prize for young researchers and the food company Dr. Pers Food's research prize. She is engaged in the steering committee of the national research network in epidemiology and nutrition (NEON).

Christel conducts researches and teaches in particular how to maintain health and prevent the onset of disease by promoting healthy eating habits and physical activity. She is particularly interested in food habits, physical activity and health among children and adolescents as well as dietary assessment methods. She is principal investigator of and researcher in several ongoing studies aiming to promote healthy food habits and physical activity among people. Christel has supervised and are supervisor of several PhD-students both in Food & Nutrition, Sport Science and Public Health & Epidemiology.

Latest publications

Postprandial levels of GLP-1, GIP and glucagon after 2 years of weight loss with a Paleolithic diet: A randomised controlled trial in healthy obese women
J. Otten, M. Ryberg, C. Mellberg, T. Andersson, E. Chorell et al.
European Journal of Endocrinology, Journal article 2019
Journal article

A Paleolithic-type diet results in iodine deficiency: a 2-year randomized trial in postmenopausal obese women.
Sofia Manousou, Maja Stål, Christel Larsson, C Mellberg, B Lindahl et al.
European journal of clinical nutrition, Journal article 2018
Journal article

Decreased lipogenesis-promoting factors in adipose tissue in postmenopausal women with overweight on a Paleolithic-type diet.
Caroline Blomquist, Elin Chorell, Mats Ryberg, Caroline Mellberg, Evelina Worrsjö et al.
European journal of nutrition, Journal article 2018
Journal article

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Decrease of Visceral Adipose Tissue and Liver Fat during Diet Intervention: A Predictor of Insulin Sensitivity Improvement?
Julia Otten, Carolin Mellberg, Susanne Sandberg, Jon Hauksson, Christel Larsson et al.
American Diabetes Association, 13-17 June 2014, San Francisco, USA., Conference contribution 2014
Conference contribution


A modified paleolithic diet results in iodine deficiency – a study of 24 hour urinary iodine excretion in postmenopausal overweight and obese women in Sweden
Maja Stål, Lena Hulthén, Sofia Manousou, Christel Larsson, Bernt Lindahl et al.
The American Thyroid association, 16-20 October 2013, San Juan, Puerto Rico., Conference paper 2013
Conference paper

Vegetarianism bland ungdomar i Umeå
Christel Larsson
Umeå 1314-2014 100 berättelser om 700 år, Skellefteå, Artos & Norma bokförlag, Chapter in book 2013
Chapter in book

The effect of different diets on adipose fat metabolism in overweight postmenopausal women
Carolin Blomqvist, Elin Chorell, Mats Rydberg, Susanne Sandberg, Caroline Mellberg et al.
The Endocrine Society´s 95th Annual Meeting & Expo, 15-18 June 2013,San Francisco, USA., Conference paper 2013
Conference paper

Hälsofrämjande matvanor för barn och ungdomar
Christel Larsson
Hälsofrämjande arbete för barn och ungdomar, Lund, Studentlitteratur, Chapter in book 2013
Chapter in book

Mat vid fetma - en systematisk litteraturöversikt
Nina Rehnqvist, Kjell Asplund, Christian Berne, Katarina Bälter, Thomas Davidson et al.
Stockholm, Statens Beredning för medicinsk Utvärdering, Report 2013

Primary weight maintenance: an observational study exploring candidate variables for intervention
Kristina Lindvall, Paul Jenkins, Maria Emmelin, Melissa Scribani, Margareta Norberg et al.
Nutrition Journal, Journal article 2013
Journal article

A Palaeolithic-type diet causes strong tissue-specific effects on ectopic fat deposition in obese postmenopausal women
Martin Ryberg, S. Sandberg, C. Mellberg, O. Stegle, B. Lindahl et al.
Journal of Internal Medicine, Journal article 2013
Journal article


Observed Differences in Dietary Intake on Weekdays versus Weekends in European Children.
Åsa Svensson, Christel Larsson, Lauren Lissner, Anne Lanfer, V Pala et al.
International Conference on Diet and Activity Methods, Rome, Italy, 14-17 May 2012., Conference paper 2012
Conference paper

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