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Francesca Scazzina is an Associate Professor of human nutrition at the Department of Food and Drug, University of Parma. Since 2009, being involved in food educational projects implemented in primary schools of the Parma area, Francesca acquired a deep experience in educational health learning programs and children population surveys. She is member of SINU (Italian Society of Human Nutrition), Senior Collaborator of The Need for Nutrition Education/Innovation Programme (NNEdPro, Cambridge Foundation, Cambridge, UK (www.nnedpro.org.uk)), jury member of BCFNYES! (https://www.barillacfn.com/en/), member of the scientific committee of Giocampus Project (https://www.giocampus.it/en/), member of the scientific committee of the Parma UNESCO City of Gastronomy Foundation (http://www.parmacityofgastronomy.it/parma-unesco-creative-city-of-gastronomy/). Moreover, she is co-founder and Scientific Coordinator of Madegus (www.madegus.com) spin off of University of Parma focused on developing specific strategies and educational tools to improve nutritional knowledge, dietary habits and lifestyle. Additionally, she is working in the framework of diet sustainability, applying the nutritionist's viewpoint to a topic that had been mainly faced with an ecological approach, being a partner in the European Union's Horizon 2020 Project STRENGTH2FOOD_Food quality for sustainability and health (https://www.strength2food.eu).
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Completion accademic year: 2019/2020
Completion accademic year: 2018/2019
Completion accademic year: 2017/2018
Completion accademic year: 2016/2017
Completion accademic year: 2015/2016
Lines of research
Dietary intake of (poly)phenols in children and adults: cross-sectional analysis of UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey Rolling Programme (2008–2014)Year: 2019Author/s: Ziauddeen, Nida, Rosi, Alice, Del Rio, Daniele, Amoutzopoulos, Birdem, Nicholson, Sonja, Page, Polly, Scazzina, Francesca, Brighenti, Furio, Ray, Sumantra, Mena, Pedro
Dietary habits of adolescents living in North America, Europe or Oceania: A review on fruit, vegetable and legume consumption, sodium intake, and adherence to the Mediterranean DietYear: 2019Author/s: Rosi A., Paolella G., Biasini B., Scazzina F., Alicante P., De Blasio F., dello Russo M., Rendina D., Tabacchi G., Cairella G., Garbagnati F., Scalfi L., Strazzullo P.
Food waste and children's preferences towards vegetables in primary schools: Two Italian case studiesYear: 2019Author/s: Biasini, Beatrice, Rosi, Alice, Giopp, Francesca, Donati, Michele, Arfini, Filippo, Scazzina, Francesca
Food perception at lunchtime does not depend on the nutritional and perceived characteristics of breakfastYear: 2018Author/s: Rosi, Alice, Mena, Pedro, Scazzina, Francesca, Marino, Barbara, Daneyko, Olga, Fasano, Fabrizio, Di Dio, Cinzia, Riggio, Lucia, Brighenti, Furio
A nutritional evaluation of various typical Italian breakfast products: a comparison of macronutrient composition and glycaemic index valuesYear: 2018Author/s: Cossu, Marta, CHIAVAROLI, Laura, Dall’Asta, Margherita, FRANCINELLI, VERONICA, Scazzina, Francesca, Brighenti, Furio
Co-founder and Scientific Coordinator of Madegus (www.madegus.com) spin off of University of Parma focused on developing specific strategies and educational tools to improve nutritional knowledge, dietary habits and lifestyle.
Scientific Committee Member of Giocampus Project, Giocampus is an educational alliance between private and public sectors that promotes the wellbeing of future generations through a programme of physical and healthy eating education, which is becoming an exemplary model of welfare-community. (https://www.giocampus.it).
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