2018 Danone International Prize for Alimentation rewards Research That Helps Build Children’s Healthy Eating for Life

On June 11, the scientist Dr. Sophie Nicklaus, Research Director at the French National Institute for Agricultural Research, was awarded the coveted 2018 Danone International Prize for Alimention (DIPA) for her ground-breaking research on healthy eating behaviors in children. Her findings herald a shift in focus from simply teaching children about nutritious foods to changing the whole healthy eating experience – right from the start. Watch the video below to find out more about her research and learn some tips on building children's healthy eating habits.

The Danone International Prize for Alimentation is a global and prestigious 100,000 Euro award that recognizes outstanding, innovative and collaborative approaches to improving food-related health and to develop effective healthy eating strategies. Open to mid-career emerging leaders in the field, the DIPA will be awarded every two years by the Danone Institute International and the French Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale. 

To find out more about DIPA, click here.

Read the press release here.