Archive for "ESR2"

New paper: Do Basic Tastes and Fattiness Sensitivity Influence Food Liking in Preadolescents?

There have been different studies established in the field of taste sensitivity and food liking. However, it is still uncertain how different taste sensitivity measures relate to each other and to food liking, especially in preadolescent subjects.  Our study aimed to investigate the relationship between basic tastes sensitivity, fattiness sensitivity, and food liking in preadolescents.…



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…


New paper: The ability of 10–11-year-old children to identify basic tastes and their liking towards unfamiliar foods

Ervina (ESR2) recently published her first paper in “Food quality and preference” (open access). A summary of the paper is given below Do not underestimate children’s ability in identifying taste! 10 and 11-year-old children are able to identify basic taste even in unfamiliar foods! The involvement of children in sensory and consumer research has been…


ESRs receive prices at conferences and workshops

Poster prize to Kaat Philippe (ESR7) Kaat won the poster prize for her presentation at the ‘Forum des Jeunes Chercheurs’ of the Université de Bourgogne Franche-Comté. Her study aims to evaluate the impact of parental feeding practices on both qualitative and quantitative dimensions of young children’s eating behavior, and their BMI. Kaat and her team…




Get to know the early stage researchers – interview with Ervina (ESR2)

Ervina will soon move from the million city of Jakarta in Indonesia to the small village Ås in Norway for the ESR2 position in Edulia. Her research will be tightly linked to WP2, she will focus on the importance of sensory sensitivity for food perception among pre-adolescent children and we expect a close collaboration with Julia (ESR3) who…


ESR2 Importance of sensory sensitivity for food perception among children (preadolescents)

Project within WP2 (and to a lesser extent WP3, WP4 and WP5) Objectives: (1) To map sensory sensitivity levels for the five basic tastes and fattiness in preadolescent children and study relationships between these; (2)  To uncover relationships between sensory sensitivity, hedonic preferences, food neophobia/pickiness and body weight status in preadolescent children; (3) To investigate…