Project

Determinants of Food choice, lifestyle and health in European Children, adolescents and their parents

Acronym
I.Family
Duration
01 June 2012 → 28 February 2017
Funding
European funding: framework programme
Research disciplines
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Public health care
    • Public health sciences
    • Public health services
Keywords
I. Family cohort obesity food choice
 
Project description

I.Family is a follow-up project of the European project IDEFICS. In Belgium, IDEFICS studied a cohort of 2000 children (2-10 year). I.Family studies the same children including siblings and parents. The aim of the study is to explore, in children and adolescents, food choice, its effect on obesity and the role of family and social influences.