The £7.4 million programme, funded by the European Commission, aims to find out what drives decisions of when we eat and the types of food we choose.
The research, led by the University of Edinburgh, will examine how eating habits develop and the influence of hunger, emotions, stress and economic factors on food choices.Better public health policies
The ultimate goal is to provide better evidence for public health policies aimed at promoting a healthy diet.Half of the population will be obese
Professor Suzanne Dickson, who is leading the Swedish part of the project, said:“We aim to examine how stress and nutrition in our early life can effect our food choice as adults.”
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