The European Healthy Lifestyle Alliance (EHLA)

Scientific Director of the ICCR
The European Healthy Lifestyle Alliance (EHLA), an initiative of the International Chair on Cardiometabolic Risk (ICCR), is an international non-profit association based in Brussels, Belgium. Such as its founding father, EHLA is scientifically based, multidisciplinary and independent. The platform is gathering
« friends » from various fields in health, nutrition, physical activity, consumers, ....

Physical Activity/Exercise

2016 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON WEIGHT MANAGEMENT, LIFESTYLE, AND CARDIOMETABOLIC DISEASE

The International Chair on Cardiometabolic Risk (ICCR) and the Chinese Medical Association co-organized the first Chinese International Congress on Weight Management, Lifestyle, and Cardiometabolic Disease.
At the opening of the congress, Mr. Jean-Claude Coubard, Executive Director of the ICCR, described the structure, composition and objectives of the Chair. Expert members of the Chair and Chinese […]

The ICCR co-organizes the 2016 Conference on Weight Management, Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Disease in Shanghai, China

The International Chair on Cardiometabolic Risk (ICCR) is proud to be the co-organizer with the editorial boards of the Chinese Journal of Health Management and of the Chinese Journal of Internal Medicine of the 2016 Conference on Weight Management, Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Disease which will be held in Shanghai, China on November 5-6. This 2-day […]

The social-business lifestyle and heart health

The results of several recent studies have suggested that beyond its nutrient content (low-fat, low-carbs, low-salt, etc.), assessing the quality of the diet, which enables the identification of eating patterns, may provide valuable information on one’s risk of developing chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, one of the caveats of this approach is […]

Stand-up (and exercise) for type 2 diabetes management

The beneficial role of physical activity and exercise in the prevention of chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes has been proven by many large-scale studies. Some investigations have also suggested a role for exercise in the management of type 2 diabetes, highlighting for instance its benefits on glycemic control. One study (previously discussed in […]