Links

Below are links to websites which may be of interest to you if
you are following the I.Family Study.

Europe:

www.europa.eu – The official website of the European Union
www.ec.europa.eu The European Commission website.

Related EC Funded Projects:

Diogenes -The Diogenes Website – Targeting the obesity problem – seeking new insights and routes to prevention
EARNEST – Archive for the Early Nutrition Programming Project
EuroFIR – source of best available food information, including all European food composition databases
EFCOSUM/EFCOVAL – Archive site for European Food Consumption Validation project
HELENA
– Archive site for Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence project
INTERREG – The INTERREG IVC Programme aims to improve the effectiveness of regional policies and instruments
KIGGS – The German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents which continues into 2012
Live Well for LIFE Project
– exploring how improving our diet could not only help the environment, but our health
ProChildren – Archive site for the ProChildren project which ran till 2006 – Promoting & Sustaining health through increased vegetable and fruit consumption among European schoolchildren
PorGrow – Archive for ProGrow which ran until 2006 to look at policy options for responding to the growing challenge of obesity

Societies & Associations:

ChildFriendlyCities – information on how to build a Child Friendly City/Community
European Association for the Study of Obesity – EASO
European Network of National Observatories on Childhood – Child on Europe
European Network of Child Friendly Cities – ENCFC
European Public Health Association  – EUPHA
European Food Information Council – EUFIC
European Childhood Obesity Group – EUCOG
Federation of European Nutrition Societies  -FENS
Food Ethics Council
International Association for the Study of Obesity – IASO
International Society for Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity
– ISBNPA
International Epidemiological Association
-IEA
International Obesity Task Force -IOTF
Society for Epidemiologic Research – SER
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence – UK NICE
UNICEF United Nations Childrens Fund
World Health Organisation – WHO

Journals:

Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases

For children:

EU-Mini-Chefs – Polish site featuring games for Children
BBC Good Food ‘Kids in the Kitchen’ – BBC site with child friendly recipes
Eating Well – Health Recipes for Kids
Family Education – outdoor activities for children of all ages

Other Sources:

BUPA resource on Obesity in Children

 

 

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