Rye is known as a particularly good source of dietary fibre. However, it also contains hundreds of different bioactive compounds known as phytochemicals, which contribute to the beneficial health effects of whole-grain foods. These compounds include antioxidants (such as ferulic acid), polyphenols (e.g. lignans), and phytosterols.
Afekta was sponsoring the first Nordic Metabolomics Conference organized by the recently established Nordic Metabolomics Society. The event was held on august 26.-28.2018. We heard many excellent talks and met old and new friends at the beautiful city of Örebro, Sweden!