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Food and health

Two chefs cooking food.

High but not impossible goals

The university aims to gather research and education around what is really near and dear to us – food and health – and ensure that it benefits society.

Alba Cuecas in the laboratory.

Improved taste with bacteria

Our mouths are full of bacteria and Alba Cuecas is studying how they affect our taste buds. The next step is to help people with an impaired sense of taste.

Åsa Öström.

The freshest fish not the best

Fish that has been stored for 72 hours taste better than fish stored for only 5 hours, as shown in a new study from Örebro University.

Carolin Zorell on Örebro campus

Choices in the grocery store

Carolin Zorell will research what influences us to choose – or not choose – sustainable, organic and healthy food. She is one of the postdoctoral fellows.

Sense Lab