Report on reducing childhood obesitySource: Health-EU
Obesity has become a big issue in Europe, about 10-30% adults are obese, and the number of overweight children increases every year.
Things we learn in our early years shape who we are as adults. To beat obesity, nothing is more important than developing a healthy eating habit and a physical activity routine during the early stage of childhood. That's why the use of community-based initiatives (CBIs) is very essential and specifically encouraged.
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A report commissioned by the European Commission, with regard to combat childhood obesity is now available. This report, which is also intended to be used as a practical toolkit for public health professionals, presents the overview of European CBIs, including information on obesity policies and their effectiveness.
To download the report please click here.