Edulia Webinar on children and healthy eating

Feb 2021

  Osloveien 1, Ås, Norway

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Welcome to our webinar. You will get a chance to catch up with the latest research within the area of children and healthy eating. Learn from the latest studies regarding impact of different factors, how to involve young people in innovation and how to communicate successfully.

For registration, please click on the link at this site.

The webinar will be conducted in Teams, and you will receive the link closer to the date.


The webinar starts at 13.00 and last until 16.00 CET

12.45 – 13.00 Log-in
13.00 – 13.10 Welcome

A short welcome and introduction by Paula Varela, coordinator of Edulia and senior scientist at Nofima

13.10 – 14.00 Factors affecting children (healthy) diet

Social inequality in children’s eating habits and determinants in Norway  by Nanna Lien, professor at University of Oslo

Investigating basic taste sensitivity and food liking in preadolescent children by Ervina, PhD candidate at Nofima

Pre-adolescents‘ emotional responses to food names and tasted food models using an emoji-based questionnaire bJulia Sick, PhD candidate at University of Florens

14.00 – 14.15 Break

14:15 – 14:50 Co-creation with preadolescents and adolescents for a healthier diet

Co-Creating policies with youth – the Co-Create project by Arnfinn HelleveResearcher at Norwegian Institute of Public Health

Co-creation of healthy food ideas with children by Martina Galler, PhD candidate at Nofima

14.50 – 15.00 Break

15:00 – 15:35 Health and Taste Communication with and for children

Product extrinsic factors driving food choices in parents by Ana VelazquezPhD candidate at Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay 

Taste for life – food taste as a driving force for children healthier eating by Annemarie OlsenAssociate Professor at University of Copenhagen

Final discussion & Closing by Paula Varela.

16.00 End of Webinar