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A combination of lower calorie intake and exercise may have additional benefits to reduce diabetes risk      EFSA opinion on acrylamide       EFSA opinion on the safety of caffeine      “Eating addiction”, rather than “food addiction”, better captures addictive-like eating behaviour      Increased diversity of food in the first year of life may help protect against allergies      ‘Eurobarometer’ survey highlights the challenges of getting Europeans active      Strategies to mitigate meat consumption should take consumer dietary choices into account      Prof. Grunert presents EUFIC consumer study at Green Week: price and nutritional value come first, while sustainability awareness could influence food choice in the future      Managing the risk posed by the unintended presence of allergens in food products      Portion sizes: The amounts kids consume could be related to the amounts parents serve themselves      Researchers identify key personalised-nutrition business models and factors to attract and keep consumers      Understanding and concern for sustainability don't translate into action on food choices      Practical classes more effective than theory classes in teaching food safety risks to children      Does wheat make us fat and sick?      EFSA conclude aspartame and its breakdown products are safe for human consumption at current intake levels       When nutrition labels increase our food consumption      Assessment of the risk to humans posed by exposure to low levels of chemicals      
El equilibrio energético

Este vídeo explica los datos científicos detrás del equilibrio energético y cómo este te afecta. Te proporciona consejos prácticos: ¡pequeños pasos que puedes incorporar en tu estilo de vida para alcanzar un equilibrio saludable!

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EUFIC review: Facts on Fats
EUFIC’s review Facts on Fats provides the reader with an extensive, though easy to understand, overview of the various aspects related to the fats we consume through our diets. Part one of the review explains the basics of dietary fats. It clarifies what dietary fats are, how fats differ from a molecular perspective, which roles they play in the human body (briefly), and the importance of fats in food technology. The second part, dietary fats and health, is a review of the scientific literature that provides information on dietary fat recommendations and the most recent advances in nutrition science on the consumption of dietary fats and how this impacts health.
10 consejos para una alimentación saludable

Coma regularmente

Saltarse las comidas, sobre todo el desayuno, puede conducir a una sensación de hambre descontrolada, causando a menudo una sobre ingesta. Realizar una media mañana o una merienda puede ayudar a contener el hambre, pero no coma demasiado para no sustituir las comidas principales. No olvide contar estas tomas como parte de su consumo total de calorías.

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20 Years of EUFIC
In 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.
 
¡Nueva versión del popular folleto educativo de EUFIC «10 consejos para un estilo de vida infantil saludable»!

Los niños pueden responder a preguntas sobre su dieta y estilo de vida, y aprender al mismo tiempo trucos saludables que les permitirán estar sanos y en forma. Es tan fácil como montar en bicicleta…una vez que consigues mantener el equilibrio.

Los 10 consejos y el folleto están disponibles en 12 lenguas. Puedes descargártelo e imprimirlo o enviar un e-mail a publications@eufic.org para pedir copias impresas con acabado professional (1 € por copia + IVA, incluye la entrega).
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New podcast: Highlights from the 20th European Congress on Obesity 2014

In May 2014, the 21st European Congress on Obesity (ECO), hosted by the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO), took place in Sofia, Bulgaria. Obesity is one of the fastest developing public health problems of our time and the congress provided an essential platform for discussion on the latest scientific developments in the field. The objectives of the ECO were: to provide an annual forum for the exchange of information about state of the art research in the field of obesity, to identify innovative preventive and treatment strategies to reduce the prevalence of obesity and its associated burden of diseases, and to bring together the experts in the field of obesity research and management. ECO gathers a wide range of audience from clinicians, scientists, health professionals, to opinion leaders and advocacy groups. EUFIC interviewed 10 renowned speakers at the conference, who summarised their work on the obesity problem.

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Sugars in our diet - Science supports enjoyment in moderation

Sugars, a type of carbohydrate, have been making media headlines repeatedly over the last years. Most strikingly, the debate tends to be based on gut feelings rather than solid science, often missing out on key studies and reviews. However, for policy makers to make informed decisions about sugar consumption in relation to health, they require a well-balanced reflection of the current scientific evidence. In this context, the European Food Safety Authority in its 2010 scientific opinion on dietary carbohydrates concluded that current data do not allow setting an upper limit for (added) sugar intake in relation to body weight, dental health and certain adverse metabolic effects.

Sugar is a common and important part of our diet and provides an essential fuel for our bodies. In fact, the brain and the red blood cells need glucose as an energy source since they cannot use fat, protein, or other forms of energy for this purpose. Sugar also makes our diet more palatable by adding sweetness to a large range of foods. As with any nutrient, excess consumption can have a negative health impact. Therefore, sugar should be eaten in moderation. Furthermore, an overall healthy lifestyle encompasses regular physical activity alongside a balanced diet.

To better understand sugars and their impact on health, EUFIC provides a range of information materials that cover many of the sugar-related topics and give an overview of the most recent scientific developments in the field.

 

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SOBRE EUFIC
El Consejo Europeo de Información sobre la Alimentación (EUFIC) es una organización sin ánimo de lucro que proporciona información científica sobre la seguridad y calidad alimentaria y la salud y nutrición a los medios de comunicación, a los profesionales de la salud y la nutrición y a los educadores, de una forma que la pueden entender los consumidores.

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