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New paper: Significant sugar-reduction in dairy products targeted at children is possible without affecting hedonic perception

Dairy products are an important part of children’s diet. However, a large proportion of the products targeted at them contain an excessive amount of added sugar. ESR1, Ana Laura Velázquez, conducted a study with 126 Uruguayan children (8 to 13 years old) to study how children react to sugar reduction in three popular dairy products:…



Infographics: QUALITY FOOD TIME IN QUARANTINE – different languages

In this post,  Edulias early stage researchers present 5 tips to make quality food time whilst in quarantine. Here you can find the infographics summarising (pdf) the tips in 8 different languages   English Spanish Italian Norwegian [caption id=”attachment_1396″…


Edulia presents: QUALITY FOOD TIME IN QUARANTINE 

Staying at home for an extended period of time can be difficult, and healthy eating can be extra challenging due to the more relaxed “weekend atmosphere”. But worry not, because the Edulia team are here to share TIPS on how to make quality food time whilst in quarantine.  The tips are presented in the infographics…


Cross-modal interactions as a strategy for sugar reduction in products targeted at children: Case study with vanilla milk desserts

Ana Laura Velàzques (ESR11) recently published her first paper in “Food Research International”. A summary of the paper is given below, for the full paper please go to our publication page A sugar reduction up to 40% has a minimal effect on children’s liking of vanilla milk desserts Children are consuming too much sugar, and…


Sweet Sweet Dairy!

I am an early state researcher at the Universidad de la Republica in Uruguay. I will investigate strategies to reduce sugar in dairy products for children and apply several sensory methods to ensure that those products are still liked by children.    More than 6 billion people consume dairy products around the world (1) and according…


ESR11 Development of sugar-reduced dairy products for preadolescents

Project within WP4 (and to a lesser extent WP2 & WP3) Objectives: (1) To evaluate alternatives based on cross-modal interactions to reduce the sugar content of dairy products targeted at preadolescents (2) To determine difference thresholds for sugar in dairy products (3) To develop dairy products with reduced sugar content and high acceptability from children…


Get to know the early stage researchers – interview with Ana (ESR11)

Ana has just started on her way to PhD at Universidad de la República in Uruguay, where she will take the ESR11 position in Edulia, working on development of sugar-reduced dairy products for pre-adolescents. Read about her expectations here. Please, tell us about your background Hello! I am Ana Velazquez (30)  from Mexico. One of…