Lene Frost Andersen

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Room 3138
Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 9 Domus Medica 0372 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1110 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic interests

Dietary assessment methods & biological markers, dietary research with focus on children and adolescents.

Courses taught


Formal Education

  • Formal University educational (pedagogical) diploma 2002 
  • PhD degree, Institute for Nutrition Research, University of Oslo, 1994-1998
  • Candidatus Scientiaum, Nutrition, University of Oslo, 1988-1992
  • Home economic teacher, Ankerhus Seminarium, Sorø, Denmark, 1984-1988
  • Professor, Department of Nutrition, University of Oslo, 2006-present
  • Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition, University of Oslo, 2004-2006
  • Visiting Postdoc, Div. of Epidemiology, Uni of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 2003-2004
  • Postdoc (Funded by the Norwegian Research Council), Institute for Nutrition Research, Oslo, 2000-2004
  • Research Fellow, Institute for Nutrition Research, Oslo 2000
  • Research Fellow, National Nutrition Council, Oslo 1999
  • PhD student (Funded by the Norwegian Research Council), Institute for Nutrition Research, University of Oslo, 1994-1998
  • Research Fellow, National Nutrition Council, Oslo 1992-1994

Positions held

  • Member of the Scandinavian Advisory Board in the Scandinavian Journal of Nutrition 1999-2002
  • Member of British Journal of Nutrition editorial board 2007-2008
  • Member of a group revising the recommendation for infant nutrition, Directorate for Health, 2011-present
  • Member of an expert group: Food based Dietary Guidelines in The Nordic Nutrition Recommendation 5 edition 2010-present
  • Member of a group making Norwegian Food Based Dietary Guidelines, Directorate for Health, 2006-2010
  • Chair of a group making Recommendation for food and drinks in kindergarden, Directorate for Health, 2006-07
  • Member of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety, April 2004-2007
  • Member of the Norwegian Panel on nutrition, dietetic foods, novel food and allergy, April 2004-2010


I am a partner in EURRECA (Network of excellence).

Tags: Nutritional epidemiology, Dietary assessment method, Dietary Research, Prevention, Nutrition


  • Henriksen, Hege; Carlsen, Monica Hauger; Paur, Ingvild; Berntsen, Sveinung; Bøhn, Siv Kjølsrud; Skjetne, Anne Juul; Kværner, Ane Sørlie; Henriksen, Christine; Andersen, Lene Frost; Smeland, Sigbjørn & Blomhoff, Rune (2018). Relative validity of a short food frequency questionnaire assessing adherence to the Norwegian dietary guidelines among colorectal cancer patients. Food & Nutrition Research.  ISSN 1654-6628.  62:1306, s 1- 15 . doi: 10.29219/fnr.v62.1306
  • Himberg-Sundet, Anne; Kristiansen, Anne Lene; Bjelland, Mona; Moser, Thomas; Holthe, Asle; Andersen, Lene Frost & Lien, Nanna (2018). Is the environment in kindergarten associated with the vegetables served and eaten? The BRA Study. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health.  ISSN 1403-4948. . doi: 10.1177/1403494818756702 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Nesvold, Marianne; Jensen, Janicke Liaaen; Hove, Lene Hystad; Singh, Preet Bano; Young, Alix; Palm, Øyvind; Andersen, Lene Frost; Carlsen, Monica Hauger & Iversen, Per Ole (2018). Dietary intake, body composition and oral health parameters among female patients with primary Sjögren’s syndrome. Nutrients.  ISSN 2072-6643.  10(866) . doi: 10.3390/nu10070866
  • Bel-Serrat, S; Huybrechts, Inge; Thumann, Barbara F.; Hebestreit, Antje; Abuja, Peter M.; De Henauw, Stefaan; Dubuisson, Carine; Heuer, Thorsten; Murrin, Celine M.; Lazzeri, Giacomo; Van Rossum, Caroline; Andersen, Lene Frost; Szeklicki, Robert; Vioque, Jesús; Berry, Rachel; van der Ploeg, Hidde P.; Ahrens, Wolfgang & Slimani, Nadia (2017). Inventory of surveillance systems assessing dietary, physical activity and sedentary behaviours in Europe: A DEDIPAC study. European Journal of Public Health.  ISSN 1101-1262.  27(4), s 747- 755 . doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckx023
  • Gebremariam, Mekdes Kebede; Vaqué-Crusellas, Cristina; Andersen, Lene Frost; Stok, F. Marijn; Stelmach-Mardas, Marta; Brug, Johannes & Lien, Nanna (2017). Measurement of availability and accessibility of food among youth: A systematic review of methodological studies. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.  ISSN 1479-5868.  14:22, s 1- 19 . doi: 10.1186/s12966-017-0477-z

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