About the Authors

Carl Lachat

Contributed equally to this work with: Carl Lachat, Eunice Nago

Affiliations Department of Food Safety and Food Quality, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, Unit of Nutrition and Child Health, Institute for Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Eunice Nago

Contributed equally to this work with: Carl Lachat, Eunice Nago

Affiliation Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Abomey-Calavi, Abomey-Calavi, Benin

Dominique Roberfroid

Affiliation Unit of Nutrition and Child Health, Institute for Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Michelle Holdsworth

Affiliation Public Health Section, School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom

Karlien Smit

Affiliation Africa Unit for Transdisciplinary Health Research, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa

Joyce Kinabo

Affiliation Department of Food Science and Technology, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania

Wim Pinxten

Affiliations Faculty of Medicine & Life Sciences, Hasselt University, Diepenbeek, Belgium, Department of Medical Ethics and Philosophy of Medicine, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Annamarie Kruger

Affiliation Africa Unit for Transdisciplinary Health Research, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa

Patrick Kolsteren

pkolsteren@itg.be

Affiliations Department of Food Safety and Food Quality, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, Unit of Nutrition and Child Health, Institute for Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CL EN DR MH KS JK AK PK. Performed the experiments: CL EN DR MH KS JK AK PK. Analyzed the data: CL EN DR MH KS JK WP AK PK. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: CL EN. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: CL EN DR MH KS JK WP AK PK. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: CL EN DR MH KS JK WP AK PK. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: CL EN DR MH KS JK WP AK PK.