Children and adolescents

Children and adolescents

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.

Successful programmes to reduce childhood overweight and obesity

03 May 2018

Childhood and adolescence are critical periods to introduce healthy lifestyle habits. This article provides you with successful measures to prevent childhood obesity.

Childhood obesity (Infographic)

24 April 2018

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.

10 Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Kids

10 January 2015

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Do you choose a healthy diet? Download the free quiz booklet from our website and see! If you would like to order printed copies you can do so here. Available in 14 languages.

Nutrition Standards for Healthy School Lunches in Europe

09 May 2012

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...

Parental Influence On Children’s Eating Habits

09 May 2012

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.

Nutrition for Children and Adolescents

08 June 2006

Different stages of the life cycle dictate different nutritional needs. It is vital that children and adolescents are provided with nutritionally sound diets.