EEN at the 4th Annual European Nutrition and Lifestyle Conference
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During the 4th Annual European Nutrition and Lifestyle Conference that took place in Brussels on 23rd and 24th February 2010, Dr. Jean-Michel Borys, EPODE and EEN Director has been invited to present The EPODE Programme and the new overhangs of childhood obesity prevention. Organised by Forum Europe with the support of EAS & CIAA, this high level & interactive conference was focused on EU nutrition regulation, examined how successful it has been to date and where the regulatory balance may lie in the future. This one and a half day interactive conference brought together top-level speakers from industry, regulators, NGOs and EU institutions like the Director General of DG SANCO Robert Madellin, to engage in a pro-active and progressive debate on the current and future trends relating to obesity and nutrition within Europe. Furthermore the aim of this conference was to explore the relationship between nutrition regulation and the improvement of dietary habits and promotion of a healthy lifestyle.
In this mark, the director of the EPODE programme, explained how this innovative methodology of prevention is able to build up a sustainable environment that facilitates the adoption of healthier behaviours, through the participation of multiple stakeholders at european, national and local levels.
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