Archive for "preschoolers"

New paper: Young children’s eating in the absence of hunger: links with children’s control abilities, their weight status, and maternal controlling feeding practices.

In order to tackle childhood obesity, it is important to know what contributes to weight gain in children. An eating behaviour of interest in this context is “eating in the absence of hunger” (EAH) which has been associated with increased energy intake and weight status in children. To prevent overweight and obesity children, it is…


New paper: Are food parenting practices gendered? Impact of mothers’ and fathers’ practices on their child’s eating behaviors.

Past research has mainly focused on the links between mothers’ feeding practices and children’s eating behaviors. Fathers have received much less attention and little is also known about how the use of similar or different feeding practices within families influences children’s behaviors. To fill this gap, Kaat Philippe (ESR7) and her colleagues conducted a study…


Experiences ESR7 Kaat Philippe – Secondment Institut Paul Bocuse, Ecully, France

First of September, back to school! Well, this year I could share children’s excitement to go back to school as I was about to start my secondment at the Research center of Institut Paul Bocuse in Ecully (France) in September 2019. A new environment, a new team, and a new research topic, exhausting but definitely…