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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Jean-Claude Coubard

European Healthy Lifestyle Alliance



2809, 2017

Participation of EHLA Europe at the official opening of the European Week of Sport

It is now a tradition to officially open the European Week of Sport with the Presidency of the Council of EU. This year, Estonia welcomed the kick-off of the Week in Tartu.

Three Commissioners have agreed, […]

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