Civil society abandons EU Commission’s anti-obesity forum

By |julij 3rd, 2019|diet, News, Nutrition and health, Vytenis Andriukaitis|

A number of public health NGOs have decided to leave the European Commission-led EU Platform for Diet, Physical Activity and Health, in protest at the lack of progress in combatting obesity and related diseases.

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Only a nutrition-sensitive CAP can deliver on climate and health

By |marec 27th, 2019|agriculture, CAP, Climate Change, diet, farming, Health, News|

The evidence is clear: to secure a thriving future for people and planet we need to collectively transform our eating patterns towards healthier, more plant-rich diets. The EU’s common agricultural policy (CAP) can facilitate this transition. But several misunderstandings hinder progress.  

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Childhood obesity: Food education more important than regulation, parents say

By |september 14th, 2018|childhood obesity, diet, News, sugar|

Education about balanced diets brings tangible results according to the vending machines lobby, while parental organisations say lawmakers should insist on good habits to tackle childhood obesity, rather than regulation.

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Mediterranean diet is for the rich and educated, study claims

By |avgust 3rd, 2017|diet, Food labelling, healthy diet, Mediterranean, Nestle, News|

The Mediterranean diet is beneficial for health and reduces cardiovascular risk, but applies only to people who have higher income and educational level, a new study has claimed.

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