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Life with a Food Allergy
This video explains the basics of food allergies and allergen labelling. It provides tips to help you stay safe and enjoy a healthy life!
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Energy Balance Explained

This video explains the science behind energy balance and how it affects you. It provides practical tips – small steps that you can incorporate in your lifestyle to reach a healthy balance!
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EUFIC Publications
Purchase specialised EUFIC materials here:
In addition to its freely available content on the website and in open access scientific journals, EUFIC produces materials that address specific issues or audiences, for which we must charge printing costs. On this page, you can purchase our annual Global Update on Nutrition Labelling, the booklet 10 Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Kids.
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EUFIC Review: Whole Grains

EUFIC's review on whole grains provides a thorough overview of effects of whole grains on our health and wellbeing. It shares the updated European definition, information on nutritional composition, health effects, recommendations, and innovations.

10 tips to healthy eating

Fat facts. Too much saturated fat is not good for your health

Eating too many of those tasty, fatty foods (such as butter, spreads, fried meats and sausages, pies and pastries) might not always be so good for your body. So remember, a big helping of potatoes, but go easy on the butter. Although we need some fats to get all the nutrients we need, it is better for our health if we don’t eat too much of these foods and get knocked off balance. So, if you have a high-fat lunch, choose a low-fat dinner.

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20 Years of EUFIC
20 years small logoIn 2015, the European Food Information Council (EUFIC) celebrates 20 years of achievements as a balanced source of science-based information in the area of nutrition and health, food safety and quality, and consumer insights. For 20 years, EUFIC has helped consumers to be better informed when choosing a well-balanced, safe and healthful diet and lifestyle.
New edition of EUFIC’s popular booklet “10 healthy lifestyle tips for kids” educational quiz!

Kids can answer questions about their diet and lifestyle, and learn healthy tips at the same time. Following these ten tips will help them stay fit and healthy. It’s as easy as riding a bike, once you’ve got the balance right!

We welcome you to download freely or order the booklet and share it with your friends and family (available in 12 languages!).

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Podcasts
EuroDISH: Europe needs a better infrastructure for food and health research 08/07/2015
Highlights from the 22nd European Congress on Obesity 2015 02/07/2015
Highlights from the 11th Biennial Congress of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL) 2014 16/03/2015
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New Webinars

The 12th European Nutrition Conference FENS 2015 that took place on the 20th – 23rd October 2015 in Berlin, Germany, communicated up-to-date science to help Europeans develop a healthy lifestyle.

EUFIC was present, and chaired a Symposium on understanding behaviour change, covering the theory, practice and implementation of behaviour change science.

As promised, the webinars from the symposium are now available online, and we welcome you to listen and share.

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New podcast: Highlights from the 22nd European Congress on Obesity 2015

The 22nd European Congress on Obesity (ECO), hosted by the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO), took place in Prague, Czech Republic, in May 2015. Obesity remains a major public health priority in Europe, with prevalence continually increasing, as was highlighted in a presentation by the WHO Regional Office for Europe. Their obesity forecast exercise indicated that unless immediate action was taken, the proportion of overweight or obese adults in Europe would rise by 2030. ECO raises awareness of the issue, and provides a platform to promote, inform and engage in the latest scientific developments in the field. The varied programme drew over 1,200 participants from 73 countries worldwide, and featured a range of obesity-related topics. EUFIC interviewed seven of the speakers at the conference, who summarised their research findings.

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EUFIC publishes NEW Jan 2015 Global Update on Nutrition Labelling
January 2015 Edition:
This Global Update seeks to provide a comprehensive overview of the state of play on the issue today: what are the major nutrition labelling initiatives adopted or in the pipeline to date? How do they work? What do the various stakeholders say? Where is the debate heading? What does the research show? 
EUFIC and partner food information organisations have produced a January 2014 edition of the Global Update on Nutrition Labelling, which can be purchased from EUFIC. It is directed to those that have a particular interest in the state of nutrition labelling around the world, beyond a regulatory perspective. Browse the NEW Executive Summary.
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ABOUT EUFIC
The European Food Information Council (EUFIC) is a non-profit organisation which communicates science-based information on nutrition and health, food safety and quality, to help consumers to be better informed when choosing a well-balanced, safe and healthful diet.

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