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Oscar and Sophies’ vegetable friends 

ESR8 Andreia and her supervisor, Jessica Aschemann-Witzel developed a storybook to increase children and fathers’ willingness to try new vegetables and spices.   The book is a strategy to address barriers for healthy eating among Danish families. In previous investigation Danish mothers indicated child’s and partner’s resistance to try new vegetables as a constraint for a more varied diet…



New paper: Perspectives on sugar consumption expressed on social media by French-speaking and Danish-speaking parents

 The results suggest that online nutrition content about sugar causes negative feelings and distress among parents The research was conducted by #ESR8 Andreia and Jessica Aschemann-Witzel in Aarhus University – Denmark. The researchers analyzed content posted by parents about sugar on Facebook and blogs. In the online discussions, sugar consumption appeared as a two-sided experience,…


An Early Stage Researcher’s diary during corona times 

Andreia (ESR8) have written a blog-post on her experiences during the Covid-19 situation: I feel lucky and in a privileged position during these difficult corona times.  I haven’t fallen sick so far, neither has anybody close to me. I have the best job one can possibly have now. It’s perfectly possible to work from home and I run no risk of becoming unemployed due to the…


PhD life: some anecdotes on struggles, growth and passion from ESR8-Andreia

Not every PhD is the same, that’s for sure. Factors like your university rules and regulations, your topic of study, your workplace  and colleagues play a key role on how you will experience the PhD life. Nevertheless, I would like to share my own specific experience, that is mostly a very good one. I have just finished my 2nd year PhD, entering…


Foodwiser: A podcast with Edulia insights and beyond  

ESR8-Andreia has created a series of short podcast episodes to share insights on how to deal with an obesogenic environment while considering a more holistic understanding of eating behaviours.  Andreia talks about how her own nutrition approach changed along the years. From being a clinical nutritionist working in Sao Paulo (Brazil), to being an Early…


Impact of parenthood on eating behaviours: practical guidance for health professionals

After 35 hours of interviews and 500 pages of discourses analyzed, ESR8-Andreia and her supervisor Jessica Aschemann-Witzel, published their first article with Edulia results: A downturn or a window of opportunity? How Danish and French parents perceive changes in healthy eating in the transition to parenthood.  The results of the study have been published in…


DO WE EAT HEALTHIER AFTER BECOMING PARENTS?

ESR8, Andreia F. Moura has conducted a literature review on barriers for healthy eating along the transition to parenthood. The main message is that early parenthood brings both challenges and opportunities for new families’ healthy eating behaviours.   Health professionals and public authorities should focus on helping to overcome the challenges in 3 levels (environmental, socio-economic…


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…