Eating practices vary enormously around the world. A strong body of empirical evidence has demonstrated that children’s dietary intake and eating behaviors are influenced by a multitude of interacting factors, including community and society, family and home.
The Danone Institute International organized its first symposium on the topic of children’s eating habits and family influence, during the 3rd International Conference on Nutrition and Growth, in March 2016. The conference set out to consider the role of parental modelling and family meals within eating practices.
This e-book, presents a syntesis of the symposium. It includes the content of the symposium as well as interviews to the speakers.
The symposium was chaired by Olivier Goulet (Necker Enfants Malades Hospital – University Paris Descartes, France), with the following program: