Monica Hauger Carlsen

Associate Professor - Division of Nutritional Epidemiology
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Phone +47-22851370
Room 4114
Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 9 Domus Medica 0372 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1046 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic interests

  • Nutrition
  • Dietary research
  • Dietary assessment methods
  • Nutritional epidemiology
  • Dietary interventions


  • ERN 1010
  • ERN 2110
  • ERN 2030

Higher education and employment history

  • 2011: PhD in nutrition, University of Oslo
Tags: Dietary Research, Dietary interventions, Nutrition, Dietary assessment method, Nutritional epidemiology


  • Carlsen, Monica Hauger; Frost Andersen, L; Dahl, Lisbeth; Nina, Norberg & Hjartåker, Anette (2018). New iodine Food composition database and updated calculations of iodine intakes amongs Norwegians. Nutrients.  ISSN 2072-6643.  10 . doi: 10.3390
  • Henriksen, Hege; Berntsen, Sveinung; Paur, Ingvild; Zucknick, Manuela; Skjetne, Anne Juul; Bøhn, Siv Kjølsrud; Henriksen, Christine; Smeland, Sigbjørn; Carlsen, Monica Hauger & Blomhoff, Rune (2018). Validation of two short questionnaires assessing physical activity in colorectal cancer patients. BMC sports science, medicine and rehabilitation.  ISSN 2052-1847.  10(8) . doi:
  • 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
  • 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
  • Svendsen, Karianne; Henriksen, Hege; Østengen, Beate; Jacobs, David R. Jr.; Telle-Hansen, Vibeke; Carlsen, Monica Hauger & Retterstøl, Kjetil (2018). Evaluation of a short Food Frequency Questionnaire to assess cardiovascular disease-related diet and lifestyle factors :. Food & Nutrition Research.  ISSN 1654-6628.  62:1370, s 1- 12 . doi: 10.29219/fnr.v62.1370
  • Medin, Anine Christine; Carlsen, Monica Hauger; Hambly, Catherine; Speakman, John R.; Strohmaier, Susanne & Andersen, Lene Frost (2017). The validity of a web-based FFQ assessed by doubly labelled water and multiple 24-h recalls. British Journal of Nutrition.  ISSN 0007-1145.  118(12), s 1106- 1117 . doi: 10.1017/S0007114517003178 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Medin, Anine Christine; Carlsen, Monica Hauger & Andersen, Lene Frost (2016). Associations between reported intakes of carotenoid-rich foods and concentrations of carotenoids in plasma: a validation study of a web-based food recall for children and adolescents. Public Health Nutrition.  ISSN 1368-9800.  19(18), s 3265- 3275 . doi: 10.1017/S1368980016001622
  • Paur, Ingvild; Lilleby, Wolfgang; Bøhn, Siv Kjølsrud; Hulander, Erik; Klein, Willibrord; Vlatkovic, Ljiljana; Axcrona, Karol; Bolstad, Nils; Bjøro, Trine; Laake, Petter; Tasken, Kristin Austlid; Svindland, Aud; Eri, Lars Magne; Brennhovd, Bjørn; Carlsen, Monica Hauger; Fosså, Sophie Dorothea; Smeland, Sigbjørn; Karlsen, Anette Solli & Blomhoff, Rune (2016). Tomato-based randomized controlled trial in prostate cancer patients: Effect on PSA. Clinical Nutrition.  ISSN 0261-5614.  36(3), s 672- 679 . doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2016.06.014 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Russnes, Kjell Magne; Möller, Elisabeth; Wilson, Kathryn M.; Carlsen, Monica Hauger; Blomhoff, Rune; Smeland, Sigbjørn; Adami, Hans Olov; Grönberg, Henrik; Mucci, Lorelei A. & Bälter, Katarina (2016). Total antioxidant intake and prostate cancer in the Cancer of the Prostate in Sweden (CAPS) study. A case control study. BMC Cancer.  ISSN 1471-2407.  16:438, s 1- 12 . doi: 10.1186/s12885-016-2486-8
  • Qureshi, Samera Azeem; Lund, Annette Christin; Veierød, Marit Bragelien; Carlsen, Monica Hauger; Blomhoff, Rune; Andersen, Lene Frost & Ursin, Giske (2014). Food items contributing most to variation in antioxidant intake; A cross-sectional study among Norwegian women. BMC Public Health.  ISSN 1471-2458.  14(1) . doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-45 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Sakhi, Amrit Kaur; Lillegaard, Inger Therese L.; Voorspoels, Stefan; Carlsen, Monica Hauger; Løken, Elin Bjørge; Brantsæter, Anne Lise; Haugen, Margaretha; Meltzer, Helle Margrete & Thomsen, Cathrine (2014). Concentrations of phthalates and bisphenol A in Norwegian foods and beverages and estimated dietary exposure in adults. Environment International.  ISSN 0160-4120.  73, s 259- 269 . doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2014.08.005
  • Slyskova, Jana; Lorenzo, Yolanda Corrales; Karlsen, Anette Solli; Carlsen, Monica Hauger; Novosadova, Vendula; Blomhoff, Rune; Vodicka, Pavel & Collins, Andrew Richard (2014). Both genetic and dietary factors underlie individual differences in DNA damage levels and DNA repair capacity. DNA Repair.  ISSN 1568-7864.  16(1), s 66- 73 . doi: 10.1016/j.dnarep.2014.01.016
  • Laake, Ida; Carlsen, Monica Hauger; Pedersen, Jan I; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Selmer, Randi; Kirkhus, Bente; Thune, Inger & Veierød, Marit Bragelien (2013). Intake of trans fatty acids from partially hydrogenated vegetable and fish oil and ruminant fat in relation to cancer risk. International Journal of Cancer.  ISSN 0020-7136.  132(6), s 1389- 1403 . doi: 10.1002/ijc.27737
  • Bastani, Nasser Ezzatkhah; Kostovski, Emil; Sakhi, Amrit Kaur; Karlsen, Anette; Carlsen, Monica Hauger; Hjeltnes, Nils; Blomhoff, Rune & Iversen, Per Ole (2012). Reduced Antioxidant Defense and Increased Oxidative Stress in Spinal Cord Injured Patients. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  ISSN 0003-9993.  93(12), s 2223- 2228 . doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2012.06.021
  • Carlsen, Monica Hauger; Blomhoff, Rune & Andersen, Lene Frost (2011). Intakes of culinary herbs and spices from a food frequency questionnaire evaluated against 28-days estimated records. Nutrition Journal.  ISSN 1475-2891.  10 . doi: 10.1186/1475-2891-10-50
  • Carlsen, Monica Hauger; Karlsen, Anette; Lillegaard, Inger Therese L.; Gran, Jon Michael; Drevon, Christian A; Blomhoff, Rune & Andersen, Lene Frost (2011). Relative validity of fruit and vegetable intake estimated from an FFQ, using carotenoid and flavonoid biomarkers and the method of triads. British Journal of Nutrition.  ISSN 0007-1145.  105(10), s 1530- 1538 . doi: 10.1017/S0007114510005246
  • Karlsen, Anette; Svendsen, Mette; Seljeflot, Ingebjørg; Sommernes, Mary-Ann; Sexton, Joseph; Brevik, Asgeir; Erlund, Iris; Serafini, Mauro; Bastani, Nasser Ezzatkhah; Remberg, Siv Fagertun; Borge, Grethe Iren Andersen; Carlsen, Monica Hauger; Bøhn, Siv Kjølsrud; Myhrstad, Mari; Dragsted, Lars; Duttaroy, Asim K.; Haffner, Karin; Laake, Petter; Drevon, Christian A; Arnesen, Harald; Collins, Andrew Richard; Tonstad, Serena & Blomhoff, Rune (2011). Compliance, tolerability and safety of two antioxidant-rich diets: a randomised controlled trial in male smokers. British Journal of Nutrition.  ISSN 0007-1145.  106(4), s 557- 571 . doi: 10.1017/S0007114511000353
  • Paur, Ingvild; Carlsen, Monica Hauger; Halvorsen, Bente Lise & Blomhoff, Rune (2011). Antioxidants in Herbs and Spices: Roles in Oxidative Stress, In Iris Benzie (ed.),  Herbal Medicine, Biomolecular and Clinical Aspects.  CRC Press.  ISBN 9781439807132.  Chapter 2.  s 11 - 35
  • Carlsen, Monica Hauger; Halvorsen, Bente Lise; Holte, Kari; Bøhn, Siv Kjølsrud; Dragland, Steinar; Sampson, Laura; Willey, Carol; Senoo, Haruki; Umezono, Yuko; Sanada, Chiho; Barikmo, Ingrid Elisabet; Berhe, Nega; Willett, Walter C; Phillips, KM; Jacobs, David & Blomhoff, Rune (2010). The total antioxidant content of more than 3100 foods, beverages, spices, herbs and supplements used worldwide. Nutrition Journal.  ISSN 1475-2891.  9 . doi: 10.1186/1475-2891-9-3 Show summary
  • Carlsen, Monica Hauger; Lillegaard, Inger Therese L.; Karlsen, Anette; Blomhoff, Rune; Drevon, Christian A & Andersen, Lene Frost (2010). Evaluation of energy and dietary intake estimates from a food frequency questionnaire using independent energy expenditure measurement and weighed food records. Nutrition Journal.  ISSN 1475-2891.  9 . doi: 10.1186/1475-2891-9-37
  • Phillips, KM; Carlsen, Monica Hauger & Blomhoff, Rune (2009). Total Antioxidant Content of Alternatives to Refined Sugar. Journal of the American Dietetic Association.  ISSN 0002-8223.  109(1), s 64- 71 . doi: 10.1016/j.jada.2008.10.014
  • Andersen, Lene Frost; Jacobs, David; Carlsen, Monica Hauger & Blomhoff, Rune (2006). Consumption of coffee is associated with reduced risk of death attributed to inflammatory and cardiovascular diseases in the Iowa Women's Health Study. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  ISSN 0002-9165.  83, s 1039- 1046
  • Blomhoff, Rune; Carlsen, Monica Hauger; Andersen, Lene Frost & Jacobs, David (2006). Health benefits of nuts: potential role of antioxidants. British Journal of Nutrition.  ISSN 0007-1145.  96(1), s 52- 60
  • Halvorsen, Bente Lise; Carlsen, Monica Hauger; Phillips, Katherine M; Bøhn, Siv Kjølsrud; Holte, Kari; Jacobs, David R & Blomhoff, Rune (2006). Content of redox-active compounds (ie, antioxidants) in foods consumed in the United States. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  ISSN 0002-9165.  84(1), s 95- 135
  • Myhre, Anne Margrethe; Carlsen, Monica Hauger; Bøhn, Siv Kjølsrud; Wold, Heidi L.; Laake, Petter & Blomhoff, Rune (2003). Water-miscible, emulsified, and solid forms of retinol supplements are more toxic than oil-based preparations. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  ISSN 0002-9165.  78(6), s 1152- 1159

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  • Lundblad, Marie Wasmuth; Andersen, Lene Frost; Jacobsen, Bjarne K.; Carlsen, Monica Hauger; Hjartåker, Anette; Grimsgaard, Sameline & Hopstock, Laila Arnesdatter (2017). Nutrient intake in the 7th survey of the Tromsø Study 2015-16, and comparison with Norwegian national dietary recommendations.
  • Lundblad, Marie Wasmuth; Andersen, Lene Frost; Jacobsen, Bjarne K.; Carlsen, Monica Hauger; Hjartåker, Anette; Grimsgaard, Sameline & Hopstock, Laila Arnesdatter (2017). Nutrient intake in the 7th survey of the Tromsø Study 2015-16, and comparison with Norwegian national dietary recommendations. Norsk Epidemiologi, Supplement.  ISSN 0803-4206.
  • Valsta, Liisa; Pastell, Helena; Aalto, Sanni; Virtanen, Suvi & Carlsen, Monica Hauger (2017). Nordic co-operation on Food information. Activities of the Nordic Food Analysis Network 2013-2016. Full text in Research Archive.
  • Dalane, Jorån Østerholt; Bergvatn, Thea Amalie Martinsen; Kielland, Ellen & Carlsen, Monica Hauger (2015). Mål, vekt og porsjonsstørrelser for matvarer.
  • Ôhrvik, Veronica; Carlsen, Monica Hauger; Källman, Anna & Martinsen, Thea Amalie B (2015). Improving food composition data by standardizing calculation methods..
  • Carlsen, Monica Hauger (2012, 20. mars). Kaffe.  Dagbladet.
  • Carlsen, Monica Hauger (2011). Antioxidants in the Norwegian diet. The Antioxidant Food Database and the Development and Evaluation of a New FFQ..
  • Carlsen, Monica Hauger (2011, 11. juni). Her er maten med mest antioksidanter.  Dagbladet.
  • Carlsen, Monica Hauger (2011, 07. desember). Kaffe senker kreftrisiko.  VG.
  • Bøhn, Siv Kjølsrud; Myhrstad, Mari Charlotte; Thoresen, Magne; Marciuch, Anne; Vasstrand, Ann kristin; Carlsen, Monica Hauger; Bastani, Nasser Ezzatkhah; Olstad, Ole Kristoffer; Engedal, K; Sandvik, L.; Bjørklund, Roald Arild; Flekkøy, Kjell- Magne & Blomhoff, Rune (2009). Effect of berry and grape polyphenols on cognition and blood parameters in normal, aged men with subjective memory decline.
  • Carlsen, Monica Hauger (2009, 01. september). Gull for kroppen.  Snø og ski, Skiforeningen.
  • Blomhoff, Rune; Beckman - Sundh, Ulla; Brot, Christine; Solvoll, Kari; Steingrimsdottir, Laufey & Carlsen, Monica Hauger (2003). Health risks related to high intake of preformed retinol (vitamin A) in the Nordic countries.

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Published Apr. 13, 2011 2:41 PM - Last modified Oct. 7, 2015 11:05 AM