Archive for "eating behaviour"

School-based interventions to promote water consumption 

Did you know that drinking water can improve children’s attention and memory? In this way, drinking water may help children to perform better at school. Schools are a good setting to develop and promote healthy habits, including drinking water. What are effective ways for schools to encourage youth to drink more water?   Beverage consumption among…


The earlier the better 

Only by listening to parents, to their own needs, we will be able to create health environments for children.  I am Andreia Ferreira de Moura, an Early Stage Researcher, and I will be investigating healthy eating in the very beginning of life. I will explore the establishment of the family food environment. Because; how parents…


ESR9 Peer and sibling influence on children’s healthy eating behavior (preadolescents)

Project within WP6 (to a lesser extent WP7) Objectives: (1) to investigate the influence of secondary socialisation agents (peers and siblings) and social media marketing on children’s healthy eating behaviour in preadolescents of different family compositions (2) to study when and whether peer and sibling influence is ‘positive’ or ‘negative’ with respect to eating healthily…



ESR7 Impact of caregivers’ feeding practices on children’s eating behaviours and intake regulation (preschoolers)

Project within WP6 (and to a lesser extent WP2 & WP5) Objectives: (1) To assess the impact of feeding practices on children’s eating behaviour in terms of food repertoire (qualitative dimension) and intake regulation (quantitative dimension) (2) To combine declarative approach (through questionnaire), experimental settings and intervention (experimental restaurant) to better identify promising feeding strategy…