University of Eastern Finland
Marjukka is a food and health professor. Her expertise is in the health effects of diets, foods and food components that she has been studying in acute, short and long term human interventions for over 20 years. Her main scientific interest has been in the effects of whole grain cereals, rye and berries, and their bioactive compounds from molecular level to whole body physiology. She has also studied the interaction between physiological and mental stress, and the impact of stress and recovery on eating behaviour. She has ca.150 peer-reviewed publications, and has supervised or is currently supervising 25 postgraduate students and postdocs.