The importance of healthy eating habits in early life: new publications on vegetable acceptance as well as on the intake of finger foods in toddlers.

At Danone Nutricia Research, we support the mission of Danone, to bring health through food to as many people as possible.

Healthy eating habits are learned early in life.

At Danone Nutricia Research we conduct research into the development of healthy eating habits in early life in order to understand the actions that can be taken to positively influence lifelong food preferences.

Recently 2 articles on the topic of healthy eating habits have been published.

  • A systematic review of practices to promote vegetable acceptance in the first three years of life was published in Appetite. (click here for more information)
  • An exploratory study ‘Hand motor skills affect the intake of finger foods in toddlers’ was published in Food Quality and Preference (click here for more information).

Please visit our publication library for more information about these publications.

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