Archive for "ESR5"

Starting a new position during a pandemic

When I got offered the junior researcher position in Wageningen I got extremely excited. Just after completing my Masters, I was planning on moving to the Netherlands as I am originally from Germany.  Besides new opportunities a new environment and exciting job tasks, I imagined myself getting to know my new colleagues, participating in interesting…




How can sweet taste preferences be changed? 

There is a clear, evidence-based global public health mandate to limit the consumption of free sugars in the diet (1). Nevertheless, it is unknown how to achieve it and what are the effects on the subsequent eating behaviours.  I am Maria Dueñas, an early stage researcher and I want to investigate the relationship between sugar…



ESR5: Sweet taste perception in young children

Project description ESR5 – Carina Mueller   Objectives: To review strategies to modify sweet taste perception and hedonic evaluation (and intake) in young children To assess the role of parental restriction rules on liking, preferences and intake of sugary foods and beverages in children To assess the role of sweet taste exposure on food acceptance…