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Laura Terragni

Laura Terragni


Laura Terragni is Professor in Public Health Nutrition and head of works at OsloMet at the Department of Public Health Nutrition. She teaches food sociology, public health nutrition interventions and qualitative methods. Her main research interests include changes in food habits after migration, food security and nutrition communication towards minorities. I am also interested in how people cope with dietary changes in daily life and in sustainable food consumption. 

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Nutrition   Sociology

Subject areas

Sociology of food   Healthcare communication   Migration health   Disease prevention

Research projects

Scientific publications

Morseth, Marianne S. ; Gananathan, Siyamali; Terragni, Laura ; Henjum, Sigrun (2024). Transmission of food literacy to youth in Norwegian childcare institutions – a qualitative study. Food & Nutrition Research (FNR). Vol. 68.

Lillekroken, Daniela ; Bye, Asta ; Halvorsrud, Liv; Terragni, Laura ; Debesay, Jonas (2024). Food for Soul—Older Immigrants’ Food Habits and Meal Preferences After Immigration: A Systematic Literature Review. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.

Torheim, Liv Elin ; Løvhaug, Anne Lene ; Huseby, Camilla Sanne; Henjum, Sigrun ; Terragni, Laura ; Poelman, Maartje; Harrington, Janas M.; Vandevijvere, Stefanie; Roos, Gun (2023). Evaluation and prioritization of food environment policies in Norway using the Healthy Food Environment Policy Index (Food-EPI). Food & Nutrition Research (FNR). Vol. 67.

Bauch, Charlotte; Torheim, Liv Elin ; Almendingen, Kari ; Molin, Marianne ; Terragni, Laura (2023). Food Habits and Forms of Food Insecurity among International University Students in Oslo: A Qualitative Study. 20 p. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH). Vol. 20.

Calogiuri, Giovanna; Petersen, Evi ; Rossi, Alessio; Terragni, Laura (2023). The significance of green exercise for the health and wellbeing of Italian immigrants in Norway: a mixed-methods study. 14 p. BMC Public Health. Vol. 23.

Løvhaug, Anne Lene ; Granheim, Sabrina Ionata De Oliveira; Djojosoeparto, Sanne K.; Harrington, Janas M.; Kamphuis, Carlijn B.M.; Poelman, Maartje; Roos, Gun ; Sawyer, Alexia; Stronks, Karien; Torheim, Liv Elin ; Twohig, Cliona; Vandevijvere, Stefanie; van Lenthe, Frank J; Terragni, Laura (2022). The potential of food environment policies to reduce socioeconomic inequalities in diets and to improve healthy diets among lower socioeconomic groups: an umbrella review. BMC Public Health.

Pineda, Elisa; Poelman, Maartje; Aaspõllu, Anu; Bica, Margarida; Bouzas, Cristina; Carrano, Elena; De Miguel-Etayo, Pilar; Djojosoeparto, Sanne; Gabrijelčič Blenkuš, Mojca; Graca, Pedro; Geffert, Karin; Hebestreit, Antje; Helldán, Anni; Henjum, Sigrun ; Huseby, Camilla Sanne; Gregorio, Maria Joao; Kamphuis, Carlijn B.M.; Laatikainen, Tiina; Løvhaug, Anne Lene ; Leydon, Clarissa; Luszczynska, Aleksandra; Mäki, Päivi; Martinez, J. Alfredo; Raulio, Susanna; Romaniuk, Piotr; Roos, Gun ; Salvador, Clara; Sassi, Franco; Silano, Marco; Sotlar, Ingrid; Specchia, Maria Lucia; de Arriaga, Miguel Telo; Terragni, Laura ; Torheim, Liv Elin ; Tur, Joseph A.; von Philipsborn, Peter; Harrington, Janas M.; Vandevijvere, Stefanie (2022). Policy implementation and priorities to create healthy food environments using the Healthy Food Environment Policy Index (Food-EPI): A pooled level analysis across eleven European countries. 24 p. The Lancet Regional Health - Europe. Vol. 23.

Djojosoeparto, Sanne K.; Kamphuis, Carlijn B.M.; Harrington, Janas M.; Løvhaug, Anne Lene ; Roos, Gun ; Sawyer, Alexia; Stronks, Karien; Terragni, Laura ; Torheim, Liv Elin ; Vandevijvere, Stefanie; Poelman, Maartje; van Lenthe, Frank J. (2022). How theory can help to understand the potential impact of food environment policies on socioeconomic inequalities in diet: an application of Bourdieu's capital theory and the scarcity theory. European Journal of Public Health. Vol. 32.

Terragni, Laura ; Rossi, Alessio; Miscali, Monica; Calogiuri, Giovanna (2022). Self-Rated Health Among Italian Immigrants Living in Norway: A Cross-Sectional Study. Frontiers in Public Health. Vol. 10.

Kelly, Liam; Twohig, Cliona; Woods, Cathrine B.; Luszczynska, Aleksandra; Murrin, Celine M.; Lien, Nanna; Meshkovska, Biljana; Kamphuis, Carlijn B.M.; Poelman, Maartje; Terragni, Laura ; Forberger, Sarah; Hebestreit, Antje; Ahrens, Wolfgang; Harrington, Janas M. (2022). Reaching consensus on definitions for food and physical activity policies: experience from the Policy Evaluation Network. 11 p. European Journal of Public Health. Vol. 32.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete