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In Season Cuisine
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Nutritional habits can be likened to “finger prints.” The cooking style, the spices used and the way in which different ingredients are combined transforms a single dish into a personalized experience. Some might turn their noses up at the thought of boiled vegetables whilst others will turn boiled vegetables into a delicious meal using a variety of sauces and spices. The most important aspect is to maintain a balanced and adequate diet, and to integrate this into one’s lifestyle. The nutritional value of each food is uniqueand each food has an individual function in the body. Where possible, it is important to consume food when it is in season. ‘In Season’ food is most likely to deliver optimum nutritional value.

Plant-based foods contain a wide variety of nutrients which, together, contribute towards maintaining good health. It is important to include as many different fruits and vegetables in your diet as you can. Here are some foods you can consume “In Season” and recipes you can try. You can find out how many calories these foods contain, which are the major nutrients they contain and how they could benefit your body. This information is given below each video clip. If you are a person who goes on a diet to lose weight but still refuses to eat tasteless dishes, or if your motto is “I wish to enjoy my food!”, you will appreciate these easy-to-cook, nutritionally sound and delicious recipes. Tune in now to “In Season” Cuisine!
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For Accurate Science
Health and food technology are constantly developing.
The link between nutrition and health is becoming more evident every day. New information is easy to access and can be interpreted in numerous ways.
Turkey and the world closely follow the results of nutrition and health studies. The various interpretations of the results, however, can get confusing.
As a result, everyone has something different to say about nutrition.

So how do we know what’s really true?

Using the foundation of scientific publications and studies, the Sabri Ülker Food Research Foundation reports healthy living and nutrition-focused articles based on information from sources that are internationally considered to be reliable.
In effect, the Foundation says that what “Science Says…’

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About Sabri Ülker Foundation


Sabri Ülker International Science Award was given to Asst. Prof. Kıvanç Birsoy, who successfully represents Turkey in the U.S.!

The Sabri Ülker International Science Award was given for the third time in line with the objective of the Sabri Ülker Food Research Foundation “to encourage research in the areas of food, nutrition, and health and scientists working in these fields.”

One of the rising stars of Turkey in the scientific world, Asst. Prof. Kıvanç Birsoy was awarded with Sabri Ülker International Science Award. Birsoy, continuing with his scientific career on the link between cancer and metabolism at the Laboratory of Metabolic Regulation and Genetics of the Rockefeller University; received the award from Prof. Brian Kobilka, the recipient of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Kıvanç Birsoy is mapping the interdependence of different types of cancer with foods based on “DNA-Barcoding Technology.” This study also sheds light on the discovery of new, sustainable and economic treatment methods in the fight against cancer.

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The Sabri Ülker Food Research Foundation is on TV screens with public service ads designed to contribute to people's knowledge of food, nutrition, and health and to support improvements in public health. The Foundation conveys information in a simple and clear manner with the Gobble ad, which was created in collaboration with the Ministry of Education to encourage children to have a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle. On the other hand, adults are provided with practical advice on energy intake and consumption in the Energy Balance ad created by the European Food Information Council (EUFIC) and adapted into Turkish with the collaboration of the Ministry of Health. Click for more...
The 3rd Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyle Summit was organised on May 7 in İstanbul to bring the matter of "the Past, Present and Future of Nutrition" to forefront. The Summit was discussing “How and why the nutritional habits changed?” and featuring world-renowned scientists, industry leaders, non-governmental organizations and government representatives. Click for more...