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Sweets as comfort: facing the post-partum period

Several factors related to the period following childbirth (post-partum) may increase the consumption of sweets by new parents. This is what ESR8-Andreia, has found from in-depth interviews with Danish parents for her project: “Factors influencing new parent’s healthy eating behaviours”  Parents in Denmark have mentioned to eat more sweets during the post-partum mainly due to…



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…




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…