Early childhood lies the corner stones for our future eating habits. Olfaction and degustation are developed and it is decided upon which groceries we perceive as palatable and odorant and which we don’t. However, in many cases early childhood also decides upon questions of over- and underweight. enable research projects are tackling the question which risk factors contribute to obesity of children with obese mothers.
The following subprojects specifically engage in research about the nutrition status and healthier food choices during pregnancy and early childhood: