To develop to our maximum potential, it is vital that children and young people have nutritionally sound diets. Diet and exercise patterns during childhood and adolescence may contribute to the difference between health and risk of disease in later years.
Childhood and adolescence are critical periods to introduce healthy lifestyle habits. This article provides you with successful measures to prevent childhood obesity.
Childhood obesity in Europe is increasing, with 1 in 3 11-year-olds classified as having developed either overweight or obesity. This infographic explains the risks of childhood obesity as well as highlighting 10 tips to encourage healthy habits in kids.
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In 2012 EUFIC launched www.coolfoodplanet.org, a new and exciting educational website for children, to help them learn about health, nutrition and food safety in a way that is engaging and fun.
Cultural and economic differences influence the type and quality of school lunches throughout Europe. School lunch makes a substantial contribution to children’s total energy and nutritional intake. Therefore, there are efforts amongst governments...
Parents and caregivers can influence young children’s eating habits. Discover strategies that could prevent the risk of obesity later in a child's life.
Different stages of the life cycle dictate different nutritional needs. It is vital that children and adolescents are provided with nutritionally sound diets.