Archive for "parents"

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,…



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…



ESR8 Factors influencing new parent’s healthy eating behavior (preschoolers)

This research will investigate the main barriers for healthy eating in the family food environment with focus on new parents The study will involve 3 main parts, as shown in the figure below: Flowchart summarizing the main steps of the research project   In part I, a cross-cultural study involving 3 countries, Denmark, France and…


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…