Mere exposure and flavour flavour learning increase 2 3 year-old children s acceptance of a novel vegetable. Hausner H., Olsen A., Moller P. (2012). Appetite, 58, 1152-1159

A review of methods to assess parental feeding practices and preschool children's eating behavior: The need for further development of tools. de Lauzon-Guillain B., Oliveira A., Charles M. A., Grammatikaki E., Jones L., Rigal N., Lopes C., Manios Y., Moreira P., Emmett P., Monnery-Patris S. (2012). Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 112, 1578-1602.

Effectiveness of flavour nutrient learning and mere exposure as mechanisms to increase toddler's intake and preference for green vegetables. de Wild V. W. T., de Graaf C., Jager G. (2013). Appetite, 64, 89-96.

Repeated exposure of infants at complementary feeding to a vegetable puree increases acceptance as effectively as flavor-flavor learning and more effectively than flavor-nutrient learning. Remy E., Issanchou S., Chabanet C., Nicklaus S. (2013). Journal of Nutrition, 143, 1194-1200.

Infant feeding patterns over the first year of life: influence of family characteristics. Betoko A., Charles M. A., Hankard R., Forhan A., Bonet M., Saurel-Cubizolles M. J., Heude B., de Lauzon-Guillain B., Eden mother-child cohort study group (2013). European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 67, 631-7.

Repetition counts: repeated exposure increases intake of a novel vegetable in UK pre-school children compared to flavour-flavour and flavour-nutrient learning. Caton S. J., Ahern S. M., Remy E., Nicklaus S., Blundell P., Hetherington M. M. (2013). British Journal of Nutrition, 109, 2089-2097.

The influence of early feeding practices on fruit and vegetable intake among preschool children in 4 European birth cohorts. de Lauzon-Guillain B., Jones L., Oliveira A., Moschonis G., Betoko A., Lopes C., Moreira P., Manios Y., Papadopoulos N. G., Emmett P., Charles M. A. (2013). The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 98, 804-812.

Eating a Rainbow. Introducing vegetables in the first years of life in 3 European countries. Ahern S. M., Caton S. J., Bouhlal S., Hausner H., Olsen A., Nicklaus S., Møller P., Hetherington M. M. (2013). Appetite, 71, 48-56.

Early origins of overeating: Tracking between early food habits and later eating patterns. Nicklaus S., Remy E. (2013). Current Obesity Reports, 2, 179-184.

Could the Food Neophobia Scale be adapted to pregnant women? A confirmatory factor analysis in a Portuguese sample. Paupério A., Severo M., Lopes C., Moreira P., Cooke L., Oliveira A. (2014). Appetite, 75, 110-116.

Learning to eat vegetables in early life: the role of timing, age and individual eating traits. Caton S. J., Blundell P., Ahern S. M., Nekitsing C., Olsen A., Møller P., Hausner H., Remy, E., Nicklaus S., Chabanet C., Issanchou S., Hetherington M. M. (2014). PLoS One, 9, e97609.

The root of the problem: increasing root vegetable intake in preschool children by repeated exposure and flavour flavour learning. Ahern S. M., Caton S. J., Blundell P., Hetherington M. M. (2014). Appetite, 80, 154-160.

'Just a pinch of salt'. An experimental comparison of the effect of repeated exposure and flavor-flavor learning with salt or spice on vegetable acceptance in toddlers. Bouhlal S., Issanchou S., Chabanet C., Nicklaus S. (2014). Appetite, 83, 209-217.

Efficacy of repeated exposure and flavour-flavour learning as mechanisms to increase preschooler's vegetable intake and acceptance. de Wild V., de Graaf C., Jager G. (2015). Pediatric Obesity, 10, 205-215.

Influence of choice on vegetable intake in children: an in-home study. de Wild V. W. T., de Graaf C., Boshuizen H. C., Jager G. (2015). Appetite, 91, 1-6.

An exploratory trial of parental advice for increasing vegetable acceptance in infancy. Fildes A., Lopes C., Moreira P., Moschonis G., Oliveira A., Mavrogianni C., Manios Y., Beeken R., Wardle J., Cooke L. (2015). British Journal of Nutrition, 114, 328-336.

The influence of early feeding practices on healthy diet variety score among pre-school children in four European birth cohorts. Jones L., Moschonis G., Oliveira A., de Lauzon-Guillain B., Manios Y., Xepapadaki P., Lopes C., Moreira P., Charles M. A., Emmett P. (2015). Public Health Nutrition, 18, 1774-1784.

Birth weight and eating behaviors of young children from three European birth cohorts. Oliveira A., de Lauzon-Guillain B., Jones L., Emmett P., Moreira P., Ramos E., Charles M. A., Lopes C. (2015). Journal of Pediatrics, 166, 59-65.e3.

Impact of adiposity, age, sex and maternal feeding practices on eating in the absence of hunger and caloric compensation in preschool children. Remy E., Issanchou S., Chabanet C., Boggio V., Nicklaus S. (2015). International Journal of Obesity, 39, 925-930.

Early problematic eating behaviours are associated with lower fruit and vegetable intake and less dietary variety at 4-5 years of age. A prospective analysis of three European birth cohorts. Oliveira A., Jones L., de Lauzon-Guillain B., Emmett P., Moreira P., Charles M. A., Lopes C. (2015). British Journal of Nutrition, 114, 763-771.

Early food exposures and food liking in 5-y old children: a longitudinal study from the EDEN mother-child cohort". Yuan, W., Rigal, N., Monnery-Patris, S., Chabanet, C., Charles, M. A., de Lauzon-Guillain, B., & on behalf of the EDEN mother-child Study Group (2016). International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 13, 1-10.

The effect of early feeding practices on growth indices and obesity at preschool children from four European countries and UK schoolchildren and adolescents. Moschonis, G., de Lauzon-Guillain, B., Jones, L., Oliveira, A., Lambrinou, C.-P., Damianidi, L., Lioret, S., Moreira, P., Lopes, C., Emmett, P., Charles, M. A., Manios, Y. (2017). European Journal of Pediatrics, 176, 1181-1192.

My idol eats carrots, so do I? The delayed effect of a classroom-based intervention on 4-6-year-old children's intake of a familiar vegetable. Zeinstra, G. G., Kooijman, V., Kremer, S. (2017). Food Quality and Preference, 62, 352-359.

Use of different vegetable products to increase preschool-aged children's preference for and Intake of a target vegetable: A randomized controlled trial. de Wild, V. W. T., de Graaf, C., Jager, G. (2017). Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 117, 859-866.

Breast-feeding duration and child eating characteristics in relation to later vegetable intake in 2-6-year-old children in ten studies throughout Europe . de Wild, V. W. T., Jager, G., Olsen, A., Costarelli, V., Boer, E., Zeinstra, G. G. (2018).  Public Health Nutrition, 21, 2320-2328.

No choice vs free choice: How serving situations influence pre-school children's vegetable intake. Olsen, A., Sick, J. C., Møller, P., Hausner, H. (2019). Food Quality and Preference, 72, 172-176.


Deliverable D4 - Identified core concepts in food habit formation and summary of existing and gap of tools to assess food habits/preferences development in humans.

Deliverable D5 - Review article. The summary of existing and gap of tools to assess food habits/preferences development in humans will be presented in a review article.

Deliverable D6 - Stakeholder workshop.

Deliverable D7 - Overview on the short-term relative impact of key learning mechanisms and individual reactions.

Deliverable D9 - The influence of the self-regulation teaching programme on food habits.

Deliverable D10 - Effective combinations of sensory properties in changing food habits by mere exposure.

Deliverable D11 - Guidelines for relearning through social learning.

Deliverable D12 - The impact of early exposure to a variety of fruit and vegetables on their further acceptance.

Deliverable D13 - To assess the impact of parental styles and individual differences on acquisition of food habits.

Deliverable D14 - New or adapted tools to assess parental feeding practices and food habits/preferences, at different periods in large scale studies.

Deliverable D15 - Model for identifying key behavioural mechanisms in food habit formation.

Deliverable D16 - Analysis of the critical periods and critical factors in the development of food habits and preferences from birth to five years old and recommendation for future research.

Deliverable D17 - Comparison of the efficacy of the used habit breaking techniques.

Deliverable D18 - The impact of individual factors and parental feeding styles on the strategies for relearning and breaking of food habits.

Deliverable D19, D20 - Evidence-based recommendations for the formation of healthy eating habits in children from infancy to 5 years-old.

Delivrable D22 - HabEat symposium.

Deliverable D23 - Likely impact of identified food habits on growth and development of obesity

Final report.