Risk factors and prevention

Modern lifestyle is at the heart of the obesity problem around the world…

Objectives and recommendations:

The Alliance

The European Healthy Lifestyle Alliance (EHLA), an initiative of the International Chair on Cardiometab-
olic Risk (ICCR) is an international non-profit association based in Brussels, Belgium. The platform is gathering friends from various fields in health, nutrition, physical activity, consumers, politics and science, encouraging debate on lifestyle issues at the European level. More info

Abdominal Obesity

The epidemic of obesity represents a huge challenge for the 21st public health and clinicians. Despite intensive research on obesity over the last 30 years, the problem of obesity has continued to increase worldwide. Although we know more about the biological drivers of energy balance, new paradigms are needed to combat this growing epidemic as it is a societal condition. More info

Our Newsroom

Visit EHLA’s newsroom to stay up-to-date on the latest scientific evidence on obesity, cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes or cancer and how a better nutrition, hydration and regular physical activity can improve consequently one’s health condition. You will find the latest news from Brussels with recent developments of European policies regarding public health, nutrition, … More info

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1005, 2016

The end of an era: why fasting is no longer required for lipid tests

Since physicians and health professionals began to routinely measure blood lipids such as cholesterol and triglycerides to identify patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and/or to determine who should be treated […]

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