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PROMOTION OF HEALTHY DIETS IN THE EU: WHAT ROLE FOR BREAKFAST?

Health
Date: Tuesday, 10 October 2017 08:30 - 10:30

Venue: Euractive Network Office, Brussels  |  City: Brussels, Belgium

Healthy nutrition is one of the essential elements of the EU agenda aiming at reducing obesity levels amongst the population. The European Union recognises the benefits of health promotion and the importance of healthy diets and physical activity in preventing chronic diseases and ensuring the healthy lifestyles. 

Studies show that introducing small changes such as daily exercising, balanced diets and eating breakfast, can over time add up to make a significant difference. Therefore, it is necessary to intensify the efforts in EU Member States in promoting healthy lifestyles through diet and exercise, in particular emphasising the importance of breakfast. Activities of the EU platform for action on diet, physical activity & health and High level group on nutrition and physical activity already prove Member States’ willingness to tackle the issue. 

EURACTIV invites you to this workshop to discuss how to tackle the nutrition agenda at both EU and national level and to discuss the findings of “The Importance of Breakfast in Europe Report”. Questions will include:
- How can we engage decision-makers to promote breakfast as part of a balanced lifestyle? 
- How is healthy nutrition being promoted across the EU Member States?
- Have current national campaigns and policies achieved their goals? 
- What are the best practices on healthy nutrition promotion among EU Member States?
- What kind of communication tools can be leveraged to improve nutrition knowledge and practices?

SPEAKERS

Christopher Snowdon, Head of Lifestyle Economics, Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) confirmed

Other speakers to be confirmed soon

SCHEDULE

12:30 – 12:45 Registration
12:45 – 13:15 Seated lunch
13:15 – 14:00 Discussion and Q&A

CONTACT

Irene Marchi
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+32 (0)2 226 58 23

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