Wakako Takeda

BA (Psych & Anth), M Int Relations (Soci-cul Anthro)
PhD Student


Research interests

  • Cross-cultural analysis of dietary practices and norms
  • Food and nutrition education and health promotion (Shokuiku)
  • Health policy
  • Socio-cultural changes and health impacts
  • Socio-cultural impacts of population ageing


  1. Takeda, W., Watanabe, S., & Melby, M. (2011). Theory and Praxis of Shokuiku (food and nutrition education) by Gender and Age: understanding of Shokuiku and practice of commensality. Thai Journal of Clinical Nutrition. (in press).