We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We may also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. Read more about our Privacy Policy.

I got it!

Organisation

European Food Information Council, EUFIC

rue Joseph Stevens 7
1000 Brussels, Belgium
http://www.eufic.org

We are non-profit organisation, established in 1995, which stands up for science-based information on food and health.

Our mission is to offer accessible, appealing and actionable science based information on food and health to inspire and empower people to make better decisions about diet and lifestyle.

At EUFIC, we are a group of passionate science and communication experts who believe in the power of informed consumers and in a world where people choose to live healthily because they know how to.

rue Joseph Stevens 7

1000 Brussels

Belgium

VAT BE0456866931

+3225068989

Login to display

@eufic

Facebook

LinkedIn

Team

Dr Laura Fernandez Director General Account Admin
Mr Andres Londono Team Member
Ms Marie-Christine Thurm Team Member

Publications (7)

Global Update on Nutrition Labelling 11 Apr 2016 1460370006
Why do we need dietary fats? 1 Mar 2016 1456827748
How does antibiotic resistance occur? 9 Mar 2016 1457533619
How to talk about food risk? A Handbook for Professionals 27 Mar 2017 1490624972
Scientific evidence 8 Nov 2019 1573204468
Dietary fats - why do we need them? 8 Jul 2020 1594226529
Nutrition Labelling 27 Jul 2020 1595844950

News (837)

OLEUM will address four main gaps to restore consumer confidence and enhance com... 19 May 2017
2nd Annual Meeting of #P2FOOD @EU_H2020 project New protein crops for food secur... 30 May 2017
Prof Jacobsen, coordinator of PROTEIN2FOOD, on the sustainability challenge. #P2... 30 May 2017
Let's talk #plantprotein! Sven-Eric Jacobsen: half way through the #P2FOOD proje... 30 May 2017
Cash crops & lupins for making cream ..! #P2Food #H2020 https://t.co/UIHRhASUQG 30 May 2017
@EU_H2020 @EU_ScienceHub @SciFoodHealth @DiSBAcnr @StampaCnr @agronotizie @Confa... 30 May 2017
#P2FOOD https://t.co/lTiQuatkPI 30 May 2017
@EU_H2020 @EU_ScienceHub @SciFoodHealth @DiSBAcnr @StampaCnr @agronotizie @Confa... 30 May 2017
When you film a report as #Futuris every sequence count to tell the story. @euro... 31 May 2017
#protein2food crops growing in Italy. Chickpeas, lentils, quinoa and Amaranth. h... 31 May 2017
Communication brings #science to people. #protein2food #plantprotein #trust #im... 31 May 2017
#Quinoa in Italy, @UCC taking part at the 2nd annual meeting in Italy #P2Food @S... 31 May 2017
#science & #policy: #protein2food brainstorms on how to best support #eviden... 1 Jun 2017
RICHFIELDs partners are busy defining the technical requirements of a research i... 21 Jun 2017
Many of our protein crops wouldn’t be here without bees. 26 Jun 2017
From developing RICHFIELDS’ core offering to connecting laboratories. What els... 27 Jun 2017
Interview (in Serbian) with EUTA at the Regional Television Valjevo, VTV https:/... 11 Jul 2017
Interview (in Serbian) with EUTA at the Regional Television Valjevo, VTV https:/... 11 Jul 2017
Why do people buy foods with a Keyhole symbol or a Choices logo in Denmark &... 26 Jul 2017
@AIPIAcongress took the #NanoPack project's message to several international eve... 26 Jul 2017
Latest #NanoPack blog online now! https://t.co/MjSMwj7uwI 27 Jul 2017
OLEUM has an ambitious plan to find common approaches and analytical tools to pr... 1 Aug 2017
#EarthOvershootDay - reduce your nr of earths with more plant based protein in y... 2 Aug 2017
Ancient grains could offer healthy and sustainable alternatives to meat! #P2FOOD... 8 Aug 2017
Interested in new findings about the #gut #microbiome? Stay tuned! MyNewGut part... 15 Aug 2017
Yolanda Sanz, coordinator of MyNewGut, assessed ‘Gaps in Science & Innovat... 18 Aug 2017
.@TedDinan: Science has to be fun! @MyNewGut 22 Aug 2017
We know very little about why we have the microbiome we have. There is a lot for... 22 Aug 2017
1 day left until @EAAE2017! Ready to discuss the latest issues in the Agricultur... 28 Aug 2017
Can consumers play a role in the development & sustainability of local #Food... 29 Aug 2017
Does emotion outweigh science, facts & logic? Save the date for the #EUFIC20... 1 Sep 2017
#STRENGTH2FOOD report evaluates contract tendering & award processes for sch... 5 Sep 2017
PROTEIN2FOOD "pioneers crops for future generations": introducing ancient high-p... 13 Sep 2017
This will help to improve the safety of food products while increasing their she... 13 Sep 2017
Do you think our consumption of fish is in decline? Join the debate 21 Sep 2017
¿Qué es #Horizon2020 y de qué trata el proyecto europeo #RICHFIELDS? @jdelacu... 22 Sep 2017
#Caffeine is a bioactive substance that can act as a stimulant, increasing endur... 24 Sep 2017
Fermented foods, like yoghurts & kimchi, could provide benefits beyond basic... 26 Sep 2017
It's #EuropeanFitnessDay! Celebrate activity in all ways. Why not walk, run or e... 27 Sep 2017
It’s never too late to start living healthy! Learn some easy tips with @milkas... 29 Sep 2017
It’s #WorldHeartDay! ❤️Protect your heart. Get active, eat healthily &... 29 Sep 2017
Social media is an opportunity for health professionals to explore, listen and e... 30 Sep 2017
If top expert scientists don’t speak to the media, someone else will, advises ... 3 Oct 2017
Alexander Gerber @inscico presenting on using trust research for building trust ... 3 Oct 2017
If people are irrational and not informed, industry suffers and science suffers.... 3 Oct 2017
"We must EDUCATE young people so they get a feeling for what evidence is & h... 3 Oct 2017
.@One_Angry_Chef: "why is it so easy to fall for #fakenews?" #EUFIC2017 https://... 3 Oct 2017
The war on science is so tied to politics that it's more about public discontent... 3 Oct 2017
Bülent Çaplı is here to wrap up our conference! He'll be speaking on the sour... 3 Oct 2017
Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) kill 40 million people each year. Do you know wh... 4 Oct 2017
Eat ≥5 portions of fruit & vegetables/day. They contain potassium which ... 17 Oct 2017
For proper bone development & reduction of bone loss, it's key to #BeActive ... 20 Oct 2017
How many hours of sleep do you get a night? 25 Oct 2017
Motivate your kids to move! Reduce their #screentime with “turn-off” challen... 29 Oct 2017
Eating too much fat, or the wrong type, can increase our risk of a number of #he... 30 Oct 2017
Buying too much food? Avoid buying foods you won’t use for the week & anti... 2 Nov 2017
In the EU, 88 million tonnes of food are thrown out every year. What are the cau... 3 Nov 2017
Unidentified frozen object (UFO) in your fridge? Try a food expiration date app ... 4 Nov 2017
Which type of food do you think is wasted the most? #WasteNoFood #FoodWaste 8 Nov 2017
It's #InternsDay! Food=Fun. Join us & deepen your knowledge of science commu... 10 Nov 2017
@EUFIC is at the Whole Grain Summit, to stimulate increased consumption of whole... 13 Nov 2017
Up to 70% of cases of T2 diabetes could be prevented through the adoption of a h... 14 Nov 2017
Always follow instructions on food storage temperature & use-by date to prev... 16 Nov 2017
Not sure what to cook? Pair foods & create tasty meals with what you have. T... 19 Nov 2017
Don’t overeat. Store leftovers safely or ask for a doggy bag to take-away. #Wa... 24 Nov 2017
Don't let those potato peels go to waste! With just a little bit of olive oil &a... 25 Nov 2017
Served too much food at a restaurant? Take the leftovers home in a 'doggy bag'! ... 26 Nov 2017
When going on a holiday – why not invite friends over for a food-saving meal o... 27 Nov 2017
Motivate your kids to move! Reduce their #screentime with “turn-off” challen... 29 Oct 2017
Eating too much fat, or the wrong type, can increase our risk of a number of #he... 30 Oct 2017
Buying too much food? Avoid buying foods you won’t use for the week & anti... 2 Nov 2017
In the EU, 88 million tonnes of food are thrown out every year. What are the cau... 3 Nov 2017
Unidentified frozen object (UFO) in your fridge? Try a food expiration date app ... 4 Nov 2017
Which type of food do you think is wasted the most? #WasteNoFood #FoodWaste 8 Nov 2017
It's #InternsDay! Food=Fun. Join us & deepen your knowledge of science commu... 10 Nov 2017
@EUFIC is at the Whole Grain Summit, to stimulate increased consumption of whole... 13 Nov 2017
Up to 70% of cases of T2 diabetes could be prevented through the adoption of a h... 14 Nov 2017
Always follow instructions on food storage temperature & use-by date to prev... 16 Nov 2017
Not sure what to cook? Pair foods & create tasty meals with what you have. T... 19 Nov 2017
Don’t overeat. Store leftovers safely or ask for a doggy bag to take-away. #Wa... 24 Nov 2017
Don't let those potato peels go to waste! With just a little bit of olive oil &a... 25 Nov 2017
Served too much food at a restaurant? Take the leftovers home in a 'doggy bag'! ... 26 Nov 2017
When going on a holiday – why not invite friends over for a food-saving meal o... 27 Nov 2017
#Acrylamide is not deliberately added to foods, it is a natural by-product of th... 4 Dec 2017
Pulses (e.g. lentils or chickpeas) are not only tasty & nutritious, but are ... 5 Dec 2017
Access to safe & nutritious food is a human right! As is #ZeroHunger! #Human... 10 Dec 2017
#Foodadditives are added to serve a specific function such as increased shelf-li... 12 Dec 2017
It’s safe for healthy adults to take in up to 200 mg of caffeine in a single s... 15 Dec 2017
Answer: Experts advise against drinking #rawmilk, as there are potential risks. ... 19 Dec 2017
Use a vegetable brush when washing any produce with tough skin (e.g. melons, app... 19 Dec 2017
#DYK, ascorbic acid is the chemical name for vitamin C? It’s used to maintain ... 21 Dec 2017
Did you know food additives are useful for improving food quality? Calcium propi... 23 Dec 2017
Wishing everyone a happy holiday season! Let’s remember to practice mindful ea... 25 Dec 2017
Remember to eat up your holiday #leftovers promptly. Try not to store them in th... 26 Dec 2017
#SafeFood tip, if your freezer stops working & you are unsure how long your ... 30 Dec 2017
Microorganisms can multiply very quickly at room temperature. Keep your fridge u... 31 Dec 2017
Happy New Year! In 2018, remember that the best way to achieve big #goals is to ... 1 Jan 2018
Compared to inactive people the ‘weekend warrior’ lives longer. Are you a #W... 6 Jan 2018
Resist eating straight from the bag or box. Serve your food – you’ll be able... 8 Jan 2018
Modern lifestyles, particularly shift work, have changed the daily rhythms of li... 10 Jan 2018
Are you a breakfast skipper? Eating #breakfast regularly is linked to increased ... 11 Jan 2018
If #eatingout, don’t forget to include fruits & vegetables in your menu ch... 13 Jan 2018
Sleeping <7 hours a night? +1 hour of extra sleep may reduce the risk of #obe... 18 Jan 2018
Try to be more mindful when you eat. Take your time and think about what it took... 20 Jan 2018
Lets get active. Start small by going for walks & gradually increasing your ... 21 Jan 2018
Breaking routine may seem hard, but there’s always a way. If you struggle to f... 27 Jan 2018
Eating healthy doesn't have to be expensive. Spend half an hour deciding on your... 29 Jan 2018
Eat healthy on a budget by buying seasonable fruits & vegetables, and shoppi... 31 Jan 2018
Any food can cause an allergic reaction, but 14 foods are responsible for the ma... 3 Feb 2018
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), including cancer, are the leading cause of dea... 4 Feb 2018
Looking for authentic, regional or traditional food? Check for EU quality logos ... 11 Feb 2018
#DYK? "No added sugar" means that no sugar is added as an ingredient. It still m... 15 Feb 2018
How long do you typically spend reading a food's #nutrition label? 16 Feb 2018
Nutrition claims highlight the good in food & are EU regulated. What does a ... 18 Feb 2018
Reading food labels can help us understand our food and how to meet our nutritio... 23 Feb 2018
Try incorporating #wholegrains where you can. #BrownRice is a nice option, sourc... 3 Mar 2018
Looking for foods “high in #fibre” is good, however it does not guarantee th... 5 Mar 2018
Just because it’s #wholegrain doesn’t mean “eat all you want”. Keep #por... 9 Mar 2018
Keep in mind: Pearl barley is refined and not #wholegrain. 14 Mar 2018
Looking for quick tips on how to minimise #foodwaste at home? Check out our late... 21 Mar 2018
#Water is finite. Global demand is increasing. So, don't waste it. ➡️Turn of... 22 Mar 2018
Are we active enough? 23 Mar 2018
➡️15% of Europeans walk ≤10 min at a time in a week ➡️12% sit for ≥8... 23 Mar 2018
Discover how straightforward it can be to introduce more #wholegrain into your #... 25 Mar 2018
@Freshfel @copacogecaFOOD @xenias_EU @jvallep @EUAgri @EU_Health @Food_EU @Veget... 26 Mar 2018
Cooking quinoa isn’t complicated. Add ¼ cup of #quinoa per person to a pan + ... 29 Mar 2018
Break cultural barriers by trying something new! Switch your national dish from ... 30 Mar 2018
Why not fill up a 1.5L bottle & pour glasses from it during the day to see v... 31 Mar 2018
Eating #fibre is just as important as staying hydrated. Drink water regularly to... 31 Mar 2018
And if you choose to indulge a bit with chocolate eggs, most of their plastic pa... 2 Apr 2018
Wishing a Happy Easter to all! If you’re decorating eggs this season, be sure ... 2 Apr 2018
In case you missed it! Here's the most recent issue of our newsletter on #wholeg... 3 Apr 2018
How does technology facilitate more sustainable food systems? Join @watify's web... 4 Apr 2018
Ordered too much food? Don’t overeat. Ask for a doggy bag to #takeaway. 4 Apr 2018
Even small changes contribute to a more sustainable world. For #WorldPhysicalAct... 6 Apr 2018
Our health is just as important as the health of the planet. For #WorldHealthDa... 7 Apr 2018
Keep in mind: Pearl barley is refined and not #wholegrain. 14 Mar 2018
Looking for quick tips on how to minimise #foodwaste at home? Check out our late... 21 Mar 2018
#Water is finite. Global demand is increasing. So, don't waste it. ➡️Turn of... 22 Mar 2018
Are we active enough? 23 Mar 2018
➡️15% of Europeans walk ≤10 min at a time in a week ➡️12% sit for ≥8... 23 Mar 2018
Discover how straightforward it can be to introduce more #wholegrain into your #... 25 Mar 2018
@Freshfel @copacogecaFOOD @xenias_EU @jvallep @EUAgri @EU_Health @Food_EU @Veget... 26 Mar 2018
Cooking quinoa isn’t complicated. Add ¼ cup of #quinoa per person to a pan + ... 29 Mar 2018
Break cultural barriers by trying something new! Switch your national dish from ... 30 Mar 2018
Why not fill up a 1.5L bottle & pour glasses from it during the day to see v... 31 Mar 2018
Eating #fibre is just as important as staying hydrated. Drink water regularly to... 31 Mar 2018
And if you choose to indulge a bit with chocolate eggs, most of their plastic pa... 2 Apr 2018
Wishing a Happy Easter to all! If you’re decorating eggs this season, be sure ... 2 Apr 2018
In case you missed it! Here's the most recent issue of our newsletter on #wholeg... 3 Apr 2018
How does technology facilitate more sustainable food systems? Join @watify's web... 4 Apr 2018
Ordered too much food? Don’t overeat. Ask for a doggy bag to #takeaway. 4 Apr 2018
Even small changes contribute to a more sustainable world. For #WorldPhysicalAct... 6 Apr 2018
Our health is just as important as the health of the planet. For #WorldHealthDa... 7 Apr 2018
Help us investigate the main perceptions surrounding this year’s most popular ... 18 Apr 2018
@EASOobesity @EU_MooDFOOD Thanks for sharing! 19 Apr 2018
Ridiculous, right? #Foodpackaging can have a huge impact on the environment. Whe... 21 Apr 2018
It’s International Mother #EarthDay2018! Let’s live more sustainable today a... 22 Apr 2018
#Dairy products are important sources of protein, calcium & essential amino ... 24 Apr 2018
#Wholegrains have lower environmental impact compared to refined ones, they redu... 26 Apr 2018
Our daily food choices, however small they may seem, have an impact on our #heal... 27 Apr 2018
Do you recognise this label? According to EU project #Strength2Food, the recogni... 28 Apr 2018
Which alternatives are most popular amongst people looking to cut down on meat? ... 28 Apr 2018
Eating #fruits & #vegetables is good for the planet! They are not only good ... 29 Apr 2018
Unfortunately food too often ends up in the bin, what a waste! Freezing food is ... 29 Apr 2018
Small steps can lead to big changes. Just the habit of taking a smaller plate ma... 7 May 2018
Getting your child involved in choosing and preparing fruit & vegetables can... 8 May 2018
There has been a 10x increase in the number of children & adolescents with #... 9 May 2018
While genes influence our #health, it's our daily choices & habits that make... 11 May 2018
Make #PhysicalActivity the new family routine! Even going for walks, exploring y... 13 May 2018
Motivate your kids to move! Reduce their #screentime with “turn-off” challen... 14 May 2018
Prof @EFCvanRossum from @ErasmusMC breaks downs the science behind the risk fac... 17 May 2018
Are European countries active enough? The first @WHO_Europe study reveals that 2... 18 May 2018
Childhood is a window of opportunity to impact health, quality of life & to ... 19 May 2018
It is time to change! The rise of non-communicable diseases is driven by: tobacc... 19 May 2018
Caring for bees & other pollinators is part of the fight against world hunger. 21 May 2018
For a healthier diet, flavour your meals with spices & herbs and watch out f... 21 May 2018
Off to Vienna 22 May 2018
What impact do video #bloggers endorsing unhealthy foods have on children's food... 23 May 2018
Are you a parent & concerned about the food offered at the kindergarten or s... 24 May 2018
.@KremlinKW gives the @WHO_Europe perspective on #DigitalMarketing & how WHO... 25 May 2018
What can we do as parents to prevent children from #ChildhoodObesity? Prof Maria... 26 May 2018
A window of opportunity is often missed when health professionals do not start t... 26 May 2018
Overweight & #obesity are a major risk factor for noncommunicable diseases (... 27 May 2018
We don’t have to ride a bike like @chrisfroome to be in good health! Aim for 1... 28 May 2018
The apple doesn't fall far from the tree! 1 Jun 2018
EU research initiatives like #REFUCOAT, #YPACK & @NanoPack_EU are developing... 5 Jun 2018
What better way to celebrate the beginning of #summer than with a #picnic in the... 9 Jun 2018
Every day people all over the world get sick from the food they eat. 11 Jun 2018
Reduce your risk of #foodpoisoning by: 12 Jun 2018
Proper cooking helps destroy harmful bacteria. If barbecuing this summer, cook m... 16 Jun 2018
Bacteria grow slower below 5˚C, so chill foods promptly ❄️ and use leftover... 23 Jun 2018
#Salmonella is 1 of 4 key global causes of diarrhoeal disease. Make sure food is... 25 Jun 2018
Attending the #EFAD2018 conference in Rotterdam? Don’t miss out on getting a t... 26 Jun 2018
An E-number represents a food additive that is approved by @EFSA_EU & is saf... 26 Jun 2018
Who would YOU choose as an ambassador to make #wholegrains sexier? Comment below... 27 Jun 2018
Great idea, @5tina! If @edsheeran were to watch he’d learn that #wholegrains: 27 Jun 2018
Reducing #foodwaste at home starts with smart #shopping. 4 Jul 2018
We all know that #vegetables are good for us. However, we don’t eat enough of ... 5 Jul 2018
QUIZ: Which type of food do you think is wasted the most? 7 Jul 2018
Why do we buy a whole bag of carrots 9 Jul 2018
Planning is a good weapon in the fight against #FoodWaste. Too busy to spend tim... 13 Jul 2018
Best before ≠ throw away after! Up to 10% of the 88 million tonnes of #foodwas... 15 Jul 2018
Eat more #pulses! 20 Jul 2018
Attending the #EFAD2018 conference in Rotterdam? Don’t miss out on getting a t... 21 Jul 2018
Avoid wasting food & overeating by serving up smaller portions. Come back fo... 21 Jul 2018
High barrier, multi-layer packaging technologies are commonly used but hard to r... 24 Jul 2018
Don’t waste it, plan it! ✍️Consider shopping for foods that you’d realis... 25 Jul 2018
Team CSIC-UJI hard at working testing out the latest developments in the lab. #t... 27 Jul 2018
Always follow instructions on food storage temperature & use-by date to prev... 27 Jul 2018
QUIZ 28 Jul 2018
Imagine we could make more sustainable packaging out of food industry by-product... 30 Jul 2018
When going on a holiday – why not invite friends/family over for a food-saving... 31 Jul 2018
Fat is not fattening! Excess energy regardless of the source will lead to #weigh... 1 Aug 2018
Watch out for the health buzzwords!⚠️ #GlutenFree diets have been promoted b... 3 Aug 2018
Eating at night has long been associated with #weightgain. 4 Aug 2018
There are no 'good' or 'bad' foods, only good or bad #diets. Don't feel guilty a... 5 Aug 2018
Whether your #diet is high in fat, carbohydrates, or protein, if you frequently ... 7 Aug 2018
Relative #risks are often reported in newspaper headlines, but without the conte... 8 Aug 2018
One dietary approach does not fit all! We all have different health needs, energ... 9 Aug 2018
Just because a food is seen as healthy based on its nutrient content doesn't mea... 10 Aug 2018
Any food can be fattening if you overeat. Starchy foods are our main source of e... 12 Aug 2018
Educating yourself about your health issues or medical conditions is an importan... 13 Aug 2018
‘Cut carbs to lose weight’ is a claim that we’ve all heard at some point o... 15 Aug 2018
.@EFSA_EU recommends that around half (45-60%) of our total energy intake comes ... 17 Aug 2018
Correct! ✅ @EFSA_EU recommends that around half (45-60%) of our total energy ... 17 Aug 2018
Have you heard of the heart healthy #MediterraneanDiet? ❤️This diet has been... 18 Aug 2018
#Nutrition news 19 Aug 2018
Aim to make your diet a DASH healthier by taking some inspiration from the recom... 20 Aug 2018
QUIZ 22 Aug 2018
Happy #WorldPlantMilkDay! We made pancakes with some #homemade oat milk (and the... 22 Aug 2018
Prefer a #plantbased diet? By carefully planning meals, #vegetarians and #vegans... 23 Aug 2018
Reality check: There are no “super” or miracle foods when it comes to #healt... 24 Aug 2018
Eating fruits & vegetables in general is good for our health & the plane... 25 Aug 2018
Don’t fall victim of #FakeNews. Is the author a qualified expert? A quick web ... 26 Aug 2018
A recently published @EU_ScienceHub article finds that in EU households we waste... 27 Aug 2018
Is sugar addictive? 27 Aug 2018
Not all sources are created equal! 28 Aug 2018
When going on a holiday – why not invite friends/family over for a food-saving... 31 Jul 2018
Fat is not fattening! Excess energy regardless of the source will lead to #weigh... 1 Aug 2018
Watch out for the health buzzwords!⚠️ #GlutenFree diets have been promoted b... 3 Aug 2018
Eating at night has long been associated with #weightgain. 4 Aug 2018
There are no 'good' or 'bad' foods, only good or bad #diets. Don't feel guilty a... 5 Aug 2018
Whether your #diet is high in fat, carbohydrates, or protein, if you frequently ... 7 Aug 2018
Relative #risks are often reported in newspaper headlines, but without the conte... 8 Aug 2018
One dietary approach does not fit all! We all have different health needs, energ... 9 Aug 2018
Just because a food is seen as healthy based on its nutrient content doesn't mea... 10 Aug 2018
Any food can be fattening if you overeat. Starchy foods are our main source of e... 12 Aug 2018
Educating yourself about your health issues or medical conditions is an importan... 13 Aug 2018
‘Cut carbs to lose weight’ is a claim that we’ve all heard at some point o... 15 Aug 2018
.@EFSA_EU recommends that around half (45-60%) of our total energy intake comes ... 17 Aug 2018
Correct! ✅ @EFSA_EU recommends that around half (45-60%) of our total energy ... 17 Aug 2018
Have you heard of the heart healthy #MediterraneanDiet? ❤️This diet has been... 18 Aug 2018
#Nutrition news 19 Aug 2018
Aim to make your diet a DASH healthier by taking some inspiration from the recom... 20 Aug 2018
QUIZ 22 Aug 2018
Happy #WorldPlantMilkDay! We made pancakes with some #homemade oat milk (and the... 22 Aug 2018
Prefer a #plantbased diet? By carefully planning meals, #vegetarians and #vegans... 23 Aug 2018
Reality check: There are no “super” or miracle foods when it comes to #healt... 24 Aug 2018
Eating fruits & vegetables in general is good for our health & the plane... 25 Aug 2018
Don’t fall victim of #FakeNews. Is the author a qualified expert? A quick web ... 26 Aug 2018
A recently published @EU_ScienceHub article finds that in EU households we waste... 27 Aug 2018
Is sugar addictive? 27 Aug 2018
Not all sources are created equal! 28 Aug 2018
#OrganicFood is grown without synthetic products & antibiotics, but this doe... 29 Aug 2018
31 Aug 2018
Reading & evaluating news about scientific studies can be tricky & confu... 1 Sep 2018
Encourage young people to reduce their #ScreenTime 4 Sep 2018
Remember that any #exercise is better than no exercise. 5 Sep 2018
Check out what Eu project 7 Sep 2018
POLL 9 Sep 2018
If health is important to you, you’ll always find ways to #BeActive in your d... 10 Sep 2018
More than 80% of the world's adolescent population is not active enough. General... 11 Sep 2018
Loving Brussels #CarFree Sunday! Today is an ideal occasion to try out more sust... 16 Sep 2018
Regular & adequate levels of physical activity are key to manage #bodyweight... 17 Sep 2018
is 19 Sep 2018
Looking for a Food & Health #internship? 21 Sep 2018
Motivate your kids to move! 22 Sep 2018
#PhysicalActivity includes working out as well as other activities like playing,... 25 Sep 2018
Looking for an #Internship? 27 Sep 2018
Aim for ≥150 28 Sep 2018
Build muscle 30 Sep 2018
If we want to #beatNCDs we need to: ⚖️maintain a healthy weight 2 Oct 2018
Burn 60-130 calories at work just by standing up & walking for 2-5 min each ... 3 Oct 2018
#Obesity and overweight account for 65-80% of new cases of #Type2Diabetes. Being... 12 Oct 2018
According to the @HBSCStudy by @WHO_Europe, "a daily breakfast and daily fruit c... 14 Oct 2018
We can strive to make our diets more sustainable by eating: 16 Oct 2018
Fight #ChildhoodObesity by limiting energy intake from fats & sugars, eating... 17 Oct 2018
POLL 19 Oct 2018
Keep up the good work! 19 Oct 2018
A portion is the amount of food 21 Oct 2018
Lead by example. 24 Oct 2018
80% of premature #heartdisease and stroke can be prevented by not smoking, reduc... 27 Oct 2018
Prevalence of #diabetes is growing in Europe, across all ages. 29 Oct 2018
Well, actually, eating too much salt can raise #BloodPressure 30 Oct 2018
Is olive oil produced differently than extra-virgin olive oil (#EVOO)? 1 Nov 2018
#FoodAdditives are added in small amounts and have different functions, like #pr... 3 Nov 2018
Pay attention to #ProcessedFoods with high salt content by reading the #FoodLabe... 8 Nov 2018
Can we trust the food we eat❓Follow @EIT_Food's 4-week online course and disco... 9 Nov 2018
Back in the day, and still today, people preserve meat 11 Nov 2018
Correct answer: False! ❌ People with #diabetes can eat sweet food but, like ev... 16 Nov 2018
#FoodAdditives are substances we don’t usually eat on their own, they are adde... 17 Nov 2018
It's #EAAD! In the EU, 33000 people die every year due to infections with antibi... 18 Nov 2018
It's #EAAD! In the EU, 33000 people die every year due to infections with antibi... 18 Nov 2018
#FoodProcessing can have pros & cons. It can improve & decrease the nutr... 20 Nov 2018
Great work! 21 Nov 2018
One of the main reasons we process foods is to ensure #FoodSafety. Some foods, l... 22 Nov 2018
Vegetables start losing nutrients as soon as they are harvested. 24 Nov 2018
8 reasons why we should stop focussing on individual nutrients and, instead, con... 27 Nov 2018
What is the impact of food processing & how can we get the most out of #Proc... 2 Dec 2018
Just because two things are correlated does not necessarily mean that one causes... 5 Dec 2018
A #hazard ⚠️ in food can come in different forms: physical, biological or ch... 9 Dec 2018
Cooking our food can help us avoid #FoodPoisoning. 11 Dec 2018
Not all sources are created equal! 16 Dec 2018
#FreeSugars refer to simple sugars (glucose or fructose) added to foods, & n... 17 Dec 2018
While prebiotics and probiotics sound similar, these food components have differ... 17 Dec 2018
An #AbsoluteRisk describes the risk ⚠️ of developing a disease/condition und... 20 Dec 2018
#DidYouKnow, #wholegrains generally have a lower environmental impact compared t... 22 Dec 2018
What is the impact of food processing & how can we get the most out of #Proc... 2 Dec 2018
Just because two things are correlated does not necessarily mean that one causes... 5 Dec 2018
A #hazard ⚠️ in food can come in different forms: physical, biological or ch... 9 Dec 2018
Cooking our food can help us avoid #FoodPoisoning. 11 Dec 2018
Not all sources are created equal! 16 Dec 2018
#FreeSugars refer to simple sugars (glucose or fructose) added to foods, & n... 17 Dec 2018
While prebiotics and probiotics sound similar, these food components have differ... 17 Dec 2018
An #AbsoluteRisk describes the risk ⚠️ of developing a disease/condition und... 20 Dec 2018
#DidYouKnow, #wholegrains generally have a lower environmental impact compared t... 22 Dec 2018
Christmas dinner is right around the corner. 24 Dec 2018
Observational studies 25 Dec 2018
A #RelativeRisk compares the likelihood of an event occurring between 2 or more ... 26 Dec 2018
Would you eat a food with E300 in it? 26 Dec 2018
Relative #risks are often reported in newspaper headlines, but without the conte... 27 Dec 2018
Health care decisions need to be made on #ScientificEvidence. 28 Dec 2018
Although reading #ScientificPapers 29 Dec 2018
Anecdotes 30 Dec 2018
Some headlines are too good to be true. 31 Dec 2018
#HappyNewYear! Thank you, in the name of the whole @EUFIC team, for supporting u... 1 Jan 2019
This year, we may want to #LoseWeight, get fit, or just be healthier. Stick to y... 2 Jan 2019
Being distracted or mindless while eating can cause us to eat more. Let’s make... 3 Jan 2019
When more energy is consumed than expended it might lead to #WeightGain over tim... 5 Jan 2019
How many hours of #sleep do you get per night? 7 Jan 2019
You can also do your part for the planet 8 Jan 2019
Switching to a more #plantbased diet is not only good for the planet, 10 Jan 2019
#HealthyEating doesn't have to be expensive! Reduce your costs by planning your ... 13 Jan 2019
Unplug while you eat! 16 Jan 2019
Setting goals is a powerful motivator, and the best way to achieve big goals is ... 18 Jan 2019
Want to try (prefer) a #plantbased diet? 20 Jan 2019
Students are teaching us a lesson on #EducationDay! 24 Jan 2019
Why do we need iron? Well, it transports oxygen throughout our entire body. But ... 24 Jan 2019
How do you know if you have #IronDeficiency? 25 Jan 2019
Compared to inactive people, the ‘weekend warriors’, who meet the weekly #Ph... 27 Jan 2019
The amount of iron we need depends on our age & physiological state (e.g. pr... 28 Jan 2019
Is this accurate? 29 Jan 2019
Mindfulness of internal signals 30 Jan 2019
Organic wine 3 Feb 2019
This #WorldCancerDay we’d like to highlight that at least one third of common ... 4 Feb 2019
Best before ≠ throw away after‼️Nearly 10% of the 88 million tonnes of #fo... 8 Feb 2019
It's #WorldPulsesDay! 10 Feb 2019
Poll 11 Feb 2019
Interested in #prebiotics & #probiotics? Then you'll love our next podcast 12 Feb 2019
Well done! 13 Feb 2019
Ever heard of #verticalfarming? 17 Feb 2019
QUIZ: Which type of food do you think is wasted the most? 19 Feb 2019
Plant-based #OrganicFoods 21 Feb 2019
Buy what you need, eat what you buy. 24 Feb 2019
Water is routinely used in #FoodProduction for: 25 Feb 2019
#Organic 26 Feb 2019
The current global #foodsystem exerts an impact on the environment. 27 Feb 2019
Choose #WholeGrains over refined grains. 2 Mar 2019
Consumers’ interest in #OrganicFood is increasing. 3 Mar 2019
POLL: 4 Mar 2019
Like #FermentedFoods, some drinks provide #probiotics, a source of “friendly... 5 Mar 2019
It’s #IWD2019! Lucky to have these incredible women in our midst. Meet Jane L... 8 Mar 2019
Gut sensitivities? 8 Mar 2019
Gender equality is also a men's issue. 8 Mar 2019
Innovative #FoodTech like printing food 10 Mar 2019
If food waste was a country, it would be the third largest producer of #CO2 afte... 11 Mar 2019
Want to change the world for the better? 15 Mar 2019
Sadly enough, food often ends up in the trash without being used. 17 Mar 2019
Ignorance is bliss! 19 Mar 2019
Confused with “best-before” & "use by" dates on food labels? 24 Mar 2019
#FoodPackaging can have a huge impact on the environment. Next time you are out ... 27 Mar 2019
Kicking-off the #EAA19! Fingers crossed 28 Mar 2019
Poll 29 Mar 2019
Looking to incorporate more whole grains in your diet? 31 Mar 2019
#EUFIC paid #internship program! 1 Apr 2019
#FoodWaste is no #AprilFools 1 Apr 2019
Should babies be on a #vegan diet? 3 Apr 2019
Eating out this week? Reduce #foodwaste: 5 Apr 2019
It's #WorldPhysicalActivityDay! Regular #PhysicalActivity (150 min/week for adul... 6 Apr 2019
State of #Health in the #EU: more protection and prevention needed for longer an... 7 Apr 2019
Happy #WorldHealthDay! Living a #healthylifestyle doesn’t mean hours of traini... 7 Apr 2019
QUIZ: 11 Apr 2019
This works out to 173 kg per person and accounts for 20% of all food produced in... 14 Apr 2019
❗️ATTENTION❗️ Applications for #EUFIC paid #internship programme are no... 16 Apr 2019
#EasterWeekend is here 21 Apr 2019
Every day is #EarthDay We can make our diets more sustainable by eating: 22 Apr 2019
They say life is all about making choices. Let’s try our best to make the righ... 24 Apr 2019
In a world where almost one billion people don’t have enough to eat, let’s n... 25 Apr 2019
Happy to be back at #ECO2019! 28 Apr 2019
Prof @MEJLean (in his Scottish kilt 28 Apr 2019
What does science tell us about a diet high in #protein and its effect on #bodyw... 28 Apr 2019
People with a low socioeconomic status face a double burden when it comes to #ob... 29 Apr 2019
People with a low socioeconomic status face a double burden when it comes to #ob... 29 Apr 2019
We support #PeopleFirst! 29 Apr 2019
Childhood #obesity from a #HealthEconomics perspective 29 Apr 2019
How acceptance, compassion & #mindfulness skills help people cope with negat... 30 Apr 2019
The timing, duration & type of #exercise may have the potential to modify en... 1 May 2019
.@ElineVermeiren2 ➡️ An inpatient #weightloss programme - focusing on diet, ... 1 May 2019
.@MichelsNathalie looks at the biology, psychology & the environment for the... 1 May 2019
New @WHO_Europe study reports a striking 5% prevalence of severe #obesity in sch... 1 May 2019
Do you manage to get your #5aDay (or 400g) of #fruits & #vegetables? 2 May 2019
Access to sufficient amounts of nutritious & #safefood is key to sustaining ... 3 May 2019
Eating out this week? Reduce #foodwaste: 5 Apr 2019
It's #WorldPhysicalActivityDay! Regular #PhysicalActivity (150 min/week for adul... 6 Apr 2019
State of #Health in the #EU: more protection and prevention needed for longer an... 7 Apr 2019
Happy #WorldHealthDay! Living a #healthylifestyle doesn’t mean hours of traini... 7 Apr 2019
QUIZ: 11 Apr 2019
This works out to 173 kg per person and accounts for 20% of all food produced in... 14 Apr 2019
❗️ATTENTION❗️ Applications for #EUFIC paid #internship programme are no... 16 Apr 2019
#EasterWeekend is here 21 Apr 2019
Every day is #EarthDay We can make our diets more sustainable by eating: 22 Apr 2019
They say life is all about making choices. Let’s try our best to make the righ... 24 Apr 2019
In a world where almost one billion people don’t have enough to eat, let’s n... 25 Apr 2019
Happy to be back at #ECO2019! 28 Apr 2019
Prof @MEJLean (in his Scottish kilt 28 Apr 2019
What does science tell us about a diet high in #protein and its effect on #bodyw... 28 Apr 2019
People with a low socioeconomic status face a double burden when it comes to #ob... 29 Apr 2019
People with a low socioeconomic status face a double burden when it comes to #ob... 29 Apr 2019
We support #PeopleFirst! 29 Apr 2019
Childhood #obesity from a #HealthEconomics perspective 29 Apr 2019
How acceptance, compassion & #mindfulness skills help people cope with negat... 30 Apr 2019
The timing, duration & type of #exercise may have the potential to modify en... 1 May 2019
.@ElineVermeiren2 ➡️ An inpatient #weightloss programme - focusing on diet, ... 1 May 2019
.@MichelsNathalie looks at the biology, psychology & the environment for the... 1 May 2019
New @WHO_Europe study reports a striking 5% prevalence of severe #obesity in sch... 1 May 2019
Do you manage to get your #5aDay (or 400g) of #fruits & #vegetables? 2 May 2019
Access to sufficient amounts of nutritious & #safefood is key to sustaining ... 3 May 2019
Every day people all over the world get sick from the food they eat. 5 May 2019
Refrigerating your food correctly is important to ensure it remains safe to eat ... 7 May 2019
#Enumbers are codes used to identify (across languages 12 May 2019
Correct answer: 80 mg ✅ According to @EFSA_EU, it's safe for adults to consum... 14 May 2019
Today is #EOD2019! Sadly, a growing number of children suffer from overweight o... 18 May 2019
In Europe it is estimated that 23% of woman & 20% on men currently have #obe... 18 May 2019
The words 'hazard' & 'risk' are often incorrectly used as synonyms. A haza... 21 May 2019
Bacteria can multiply very quickly if food is stored at room temperature. By chi... 23 May 2019
#FoodSafety QUIZ 25 May 2019
Reheating #leftovers is a good way of cutting down on #foodwaste & expenditu... 30 May 2019
1 Jun 2019
It's #WorldBicycleDay: change the world one pedal at a time! 3 Jun 2019
Happy #DietitiansWeek! You wouldn't want an unqualified mechanic fixing your car 4 Jun 2019
QUIZ 5 Jun 2019
There is no planet B! 5 Jun 2019
It's #WorldFoodSafetyDay! #FoodSafety affects us all, and in our daily lives we... 7 Jun 2019
The #oceans may seem endless, inexhaustible & indestructible but the truth i... 8 Jun 2019
Everybody & everything is surrounded by #microbiomes. Understanding what mic... 10 Jun 2019
Many different factors can affect the composition & abundance of our gut #mi... 13 Jun 2019
Our gut loves whole grains 17 Jun 2019
QUIZ 23 Jun 2019
#Antibiotics are a limited resource! 25 Jun 2019
QUIZ 27 Jun 2019
If you take #antibiotics 27 Jun 2019
I can't think of a better way to celebrate #WorldMicrobiomeDay than with a #ferm... 27 Jun 2019
Trillion of microbes call the human body home! 27 Jun 2019
Correct! ✅ Humans & animals do not become resistant to antibiotics, but ba... 2 Jul 2019
Thumbs up for #fats! 5 Jul 2019
#DoYouKnow what bacteria causes most cases of #foodborne illness in Europe? 7 Jul 2019
Clean hands = a recipe for health! 8 Jul 2019
DON'T defrost food at room temperature. 13 Jul 2019
Researchers analyse 100 cooking episodes hosted by 24 different chefs for #SafeF... 16 Jul 2019
Don’t let your #foodallergies stop you! 17 Jul 2019
Travelling abroad can be the perfect time to try new & exciting cuisines. ✈️ 19 Jul 2019
Taking anything faster than it is being put back doesn’t work! 29 Jul 2019
It's #FriendshipDay! Let's change our attitudes towards people living with #ob... 30 Jul 2019
The longer you breastfeed the greater the benefits for both mother and baby. #Br... 3 Aug 2019
Even small amounts of #PhysicalActivity can have a positive impact on our health... 4 Aug 2019
Tired of the same old #datenight? 5 Aug 2019
Non-communicable diseases (#NCDs), also known as chronic diseases, are responsib... 6 Aug 2019
Noncommunicable diseases (#NCDs), including heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabe... 7 Aug 2019
QUIZ 8 Aug 2019
They say troubles come in packs... Sadly, this is also the case for #NCDs. 9 Aug 2019
Reducing #salt not only stimulates your culinary skills but reduces your blood p... 10 Aug 2019
Can we prevent #type2diabetes? 11 Aug 2019
Frozen vegetables are just as good as fresh. 12 Aug 2019
13 Aug 2019
POLL 14 Aug 2019
Restaurants are serving us heavy meals. 94% of full service meals & 72% of f... 15 Aug 2019
❤️ Nuts are one of nature’s own treats 16 Aug 2019
17 Aug 2019
We at @EUFIC make time for breakfast! 18 Aug 2019
POLL 20 Aug 2019
The issues that need solving in the food system are diverse, and we need diverse... 21 Aug 2019
It's #WorldPlantMilkDay! 22 Aug 2019
A grocery store experiment discovered that unless motivated by a health goal, pe... 23 Aug 2019
How much #water should you drink each day? 25 Aug 2019
Need a bit of #MondayMotivation to #BeActive? Make it easier on yourself! 26 Aug 2019
QUIZ 27 Aug 2019
Correct!✅ The human body has 8 major muscle groups! Weight training and other ... 29 Aug 2019
It's Friday 30 Aug 2019
3 Sep 2019
About 422 million people have #diabetes 4 Sep 2019
Just beet #NCDs! 5 Sep 2019
Prevention is key to beating #NCDs, such as #Type2diabetes! ⚖️ Maintain a he... 8 Sep 2019
#Obesity is a complex disease that is influenced by a variety of factors. Reduci... 8 Sep 2019
Which has been done to streamline communication in the food industry? Book today... 11 Sep 2019
The issues that need solving in the food system are diverse, and we need diverse... 21 Aug 2019
It's #WorldPlantMilkDay! 22 Aug 2019
A grocery store experiment discovered that unless motivated by a health goal, pe... 23 Aug 2019
How much #water should you drink each day? 25 Aug 2019
Need a bit of #MondayMotivation to #BeActive? Make it easier on yourself! 26 Aug 2019
QUIZ 27 Aug 2019
Correct!✅ The human body has 8 major muscle groups! Weight training and other ... 29 Aug 2019
It's Friday 30 Aug 2019
3 Sep 2019
About 422 million people have #diabetes 4 Sep 2019
Just beet #NCDs! 5 Sep 2019
Prevention is key to beating #NCDs, such as #Type2diabetes! ⚖️ Maintain a he... 8 Sep 2019
#Obesity is a complex disease that is influenced by a variety of factors. Reduci... 8 Sep 2019
Which has been done to streamline communication in the food industry? Book today... 11 Sep 2019
Fat is NOT the villain! 11 Sep 2019
#HealthyEating is more than just choosing good foods, it's also about preparing ... 12 Sep 2019
#ThrowbackThursday to EUFIC's @WMicrobiomeDay fermented food lunch. 12 Sep 2019
Correct! ✅ One portion of meat & fish is approximately the size of the pal... 15 Sep 2019
Name the dish! According to a @Stanford study, attractive named dishes could in... 15 Sep 2019
A health claim states, suggests or implies that a relationship exists between a ... 16 Sep 2019
Colour doesn't matter. And YES, this also applies when it comes to #wholegrains. 17 Sep 2019
QUIZ 21 Sep 2019
⚠️ Low fat doesn’t equal low sugar. For example, low fat fruit yoghurts ... 22 Sep 2019
⚠️ Low fat doesn’t equal low sugar. For example, low fat fruit-flavoured ... 22 Sep 2019
It's #EuropeanWeekOfSport! 23 Sep 2019
Do you sit all day, everyday? 24 Sep 2019
It's #EuropeanDayofLanguages! 26 Sep 2019
#5minChallenge Accepted! 26 Sep 2019
If you didn't find the time to #BeActive during the weekdays, don't worry! 28 Sep 2019
#DYK, availability of and proximity to parks and recreation facilities have been... 29 Sep 2019
It's #WorldHeartDay! ❤️ #CVDs are the number one killer, responsible for 17... 29 Sep 2019
It's #WorldVegetarianDay! 30 Sep 2019
Organic products are often considered to be 'healthier' than conventional versio... 1 Oct 2019
☕️ It's #InternationalCoffeeDay ☕️ Ever wondered how much #caffeine is ... 1 Oct 2019
#TeachersMatter and play a vital role in a child’s life. 5 Oct 2019
To celebrate #WorldObesityDay, we have changed all of our content to include #Pe... 12 Oct 2019
Children are like sponges, soaking up information from their surroundings, so te... 13 Oct 2019
Need some #MondayMotivation? Get active! 14 Oct 2019
.@IngeTetens - more to food than nutrition! FBDGs are complex, constantly evolvi... 16 Oct 2019
There is no one size fits all, says @dr_food from @EU_ScienceHub. FBDGs should ... 16 Oct 2019
#JonSnow knows it, do you? The sun is the best source of vitamin D, but it's no... 17 Oct 2019
@EASOobesity @mkellycann @Kiely_Mairead @Sport_Dietitian @SohailMushtaq @Bellafa... 17 Oct 2019
No magic or #superfood will speed up your metabolism or help you get rid of exce... 20 Oct 2019
Today you feel like a hero! 21 Oct 2019
To achieve the SDGs we MUST fix the food system! Food is a common thread linki... 24 Oct 2019
We are hiring! 28 Oct 2019
How do you spend your time outside of work? 29 Oct 2019
Today is #WorldVeganDay! 2 Nov 2019
POLL 5 Nov 2019
In the EU all #foodadditives are identified by an E-number. An #Enumber indicate... 11 Nov 2019
"Zero risk" doesn't exist. The question is: what level of risk is considered acc... 15 Nov 2019
Always read beyond the headlines! 17 Nov 2019
Is what you read #evidencebased? 24 Nov 2019
A healthy lifestyle including a healthy balanced diet is important for the preve... 27 Nov 2019
Always read beyond the headlines! 28 Nov 2019
Confused about the concept of #FunctionalFoods and what makes them different fro... 30 Nov 2019
What are #calories? 2 Dec 2019
Relative risks are often reported in media news headlines, but without the conte... 4 Dec 2019
Food provides us with a range of different #nutrients that provide energy and/or... 5 Dec 2019
Whether your #diet is high in fat, carbs or protein, if you frequently consume m... 15 Dec 2019
16 Dec 2019
We associate ‘#protein’ primarily with meat and animal-based foods. Yet, man... 18 Dec 2019
19 Dec 2019
When it comes to diet, fat gets a bad rap even though it is a nutrient that we n... 20 Dec 2019
Cutting down on #saturatedfats and replacing them with #unsaturatedfats reduces ... 21 Dec 2019
Not all #fats are created equal. 22 Dec 2019
23 Dec 2019
Generally, we eat too much fat &/or the wrong type! 23 Dec 2019
Both #omega6 (linoleic acid) and #omega3 (linolenic acid) fatty acids are essent... 24 Dec 2019
The #fats and oils we eat contain a mixture of fatty acids. 24 Dec 2019
Happy holidays from #EUFIC! 25 Dec 2019
26 Dec 2019
Despite their bad rap, #carbohydrates are vital to our health for a number of re... 26 Dec 2019
There is currently no evidence that #sugar is addictive in humans. However, the... 27 Dec 2019
#Carbohydrates are an essential part of a #healthydiet, and provide many importa... 28 Dec 2019
Sugar is #sugar whether its #brownsugar, #rawsugar or in a syrup! 28 Dec 2019
What is fibre? Why is it important? And how can we get enough #fibre into our di... 29 Dec 2019
Help us serve you better! 30 Dec 2019
Whatever your goals for the #NewYear, make sure they are S.M.A.R.T. goals! 31 Dec 2019
Humans eat foods, not nutrients. 1 Jan 2020
Food-based #dietaryguidelines group foods based on the main #nutrients they cont... 2 Jan 2020
4 Jan 2020
5 Jan 2020
Your feedback counts❗️ How did you like our #socialmedia content in 2019 a... 7 Jan 2020
Correct! ✅ Although many food-based #dietaryguidelines show a plate, this does... 12 Jan 2020
Great graphic by @EUFIC on hierarchy of scientific evidence. Take home messages... 12 Jan 2020
16 Jan 2020
Eating a balanced & varied diet is an important part of a healthy lifestyle.... 16 Jan 2020
Want to improve your diet but not sure where to start? 17 Jan 2020
POLL: 18 Jan 2020
POLL: 18 Jan 2020
19 Jan 2020
☹️ 20 Jan 2020
Confused about the concept of #FunctionalFoods and what makes them different fro... 30 Nov 2019
What are #calories? 2 Dec 2019
Relative risks are often reported in media news headlines, but without the conte... 4 Dec 2019
Food provides us with a range of different #nutrients that provide energy and/or... 5 Dec 2019
Whether your #diet is high in fat, carbs or protein, if you frequently consume m... 15 Dec 2019
16 Dec 2019
We associate ‘#protein’ primarily with meat and animal-based foods. Yet, man... 18 Dec 2019
19 Dec 2019
When it comes to diet, fat gets a bad rap even though it is a nutrient that we n... 20 Dec 2019
Cutting down on #saturatedfats and replacing them with #unsaturatedfats reduces ... 21 Dec 2019
Not all #fats are created equal. 22 Dec 2019
23 Dec 2019
Generally, we eat too much fat &/or the wrong type! 23 Dec 2019
Both #omega6 (linoleic acid) and #omega3 (linolenic acid) fatty acids are essent... 24 Dec 2019
The #fats and oils we eat contain a mixture of fatty acids. 24 Dec 2019
Happy holidays from #EUFIC! 25 Dec 2019
26 Dec 2019
Despite their bad rap, #carbohydrates are vital to our health for a number of re... 26 Dec 2019
There is currently no evidence that #sugar is addictive in humans. However, the... 27 Dec 2019
#Carbohydrates are an essential part of a #healthydiet, and provide many importa... 28 Dec 2019
Sugar is #sugar whether its #brownsugar, #rawsugar or in a syrup! 28 Dec 2019
What is fibre? Why is it important? And how can we get enough #fibre into our di... 29 Dec 2019
Help us serve you better! 30 Dec 2019
Whatever your goals for the #NewYear, make sure they are S.M.A.R.T. goals! 31 Dec 2019
Humans eat foods, not nutrients. 1 Jan 2020
Food-based #dietaryguidelines group foods based on the main #nutrients they cont... 2 Jan 2020
4 Jan 2020
5 Jan 2020
Your feedback counts❗️ How did you like our #socialmedia content in 2019 a... 7 Jan 2020
Correct! ✅ Although many food-based #dietaryguidelines show a plate, this does... 12 Jan 2020
Great graphic by @EUFIC on hierarchy of scientific evidence. Take home messages... 12 Jan 2020
16 Jan 2020
Eating a balanced & varied diet is an important part of a healthy lifestyle.... 16 Jan 2020
Want to improve your diet but not sure where to start? 17 Jan 2020
POLL: 18 Jan 2020
POLL: 18 Jan 2020
19 Jan 2020
☹️ 20 Jan 2020
POLL: 22 Jan 2020
Are you passionate about food, science, and communication? We are looking to ex... 27 Jan 2020
30 Jan 2020
Foods and drinks high in fat, sugar & salt are not required for a #healthydi... 31 Jan 2020
Food is much more than what is on our plates 2 Feb 2020
We are looking for freelance project managers to support us in carrying out and ... 6 Feb 2020
Food is wasted at every point of the food chain, but many amazing tech companies... 8 Feb 2020
Planning can save you time, money and cut #foodwaste. 13 Feb 2020
Register now ❗️ EUFIC's 2020 conference will bring together different #sci... 13 Feb 2020
Join the #doggybag movement! 15 Feb 2020
How a little creativity takes #foodwaste off the menu! 18 Feb 2020
#Foodwaste is a lack of respect for: 20 Feb 2020
❤️ 21 Feb 2020
Do what you can to reduce #foodwaste 24 Feb 2020
Hurray, it’s #PancakeDay! 25 Feb 2020
More creative ways to tackle #foodwaste at home! 28 Feb 2020
13 Mar 2020
???? What we eat can make by far the biggest difference to reduce our dietary fo... 15 Mar 2020
Think twice before becoming a COVID-19 panic-buyer! ???? Stocking up excessive ... 17 Mar 2020
Exceptional times, call for exceptional measures. In times of #SocialDistancing... 20 Mar 2020
Drinking between 1,6 - 2 litres of water per day is important to stay hydrated. ... 22 Mar 2020
Clean hands save lives! ????✋ Washing your hands regularly with soap and wate... 22 Mar 2020
Washing your hands often & correctly, together with #SocialDistancing are tw... 25 Mar 2020
? Sleep is vital to your physical and #mentalhealth. #StayHome is a good opportu... 29 Mar 2020
Is it safe to drink tap or bottled water?? #COVID19 has not been detected in dr... 31 Mar 2020
☀️The sun is the best source of vitamin D☀️ Therefore, in times of #sel... 3 Apr 2020
Can specific foods boost my immune system to fight #COVID19? ? Simply put, NO❗... 6 Apr 2020
There is currently no evidence that #COVID19 can spread through food or food pac... 6 Apr 2020
? Since we all need to go shopping for food, let's minimise the #COVIDー19 risk... 10 Apr 2020
Not all chocolate is created equal! ? #Chocolate can have a significant impact ... 12 Apr 2020
Cooking during #COVID2019 has become a new hobby for many of us at @EUFIC. ?‍?... 13 Apr 2020
MYTH: ❌ Abstaining from eating meat will stop you from getting #COVID19. ?? F... 14 Apr 2020
? Can individuals with #COVID19 breastfeed or express milk? Yes❗️ A healthy... 15 Apr 2020
Garlic and ginger are both delicious and healthy foods, BUT eating them will not... 20 Apr 2020
Staying at home for prolonged periods of time can pose a significant challenge f... 21 Apr 2020
It's #EarthDay Today we remind ourselves that we live on this planet together ... 22 Apr 2020
Innovative food technologies can offer exciting solutions that can help us produ... 25 Apr 2020
?‍??‍? For some, staying at home may mean more time to cook and get creative... 27 Apr 2020
? Last chance to apply for our #internship programme! We are looking for talent... 28 Apr 2020
#Insects could be part of a #sustainablediet in the future. POLL: ?Would you b... 29 Apr 2020
? Microbes are tiny living things that are found all around us. They come in ma... 2 May 2020
In 2018, EU Member States reported 5,146 foodborne outbreaks affecting 48,365 pe... 3 May 2020
#DYK that bacteria that cause #foodpoisoning grow best at 10 to 60 °C?? That's ... 14 May 2020
Cooking food properly will ensure that any harmful bacteria are killed. ?️Alw... 17 May 2020
?? Diversity is not a characteristic of life, it's a condition necessary for lif... 22 May 2020
Washing your hands is one of the easiest ways to protect yourself and others fro... 24 May 2020
? The outbreak of the #COVID19 has led to #fakenews & disinformation spreadi... 26 May 2020
Cycling is part of the solution to some of the 🌍most complicated problems. F... 3 Jun 2020
POLL 🤔: Of the plants grown for human consumption, approximately what percent... 5 Jun 2020
🛍️ EU consumers open to exploring more #sustainablediets, but lack the info... 5 Jun 2020
It's #WorldFoodSafetyDay! 🌍 Every day people all over the world get sick fro... 7 Jun 2020
#FoodSafety is a shared responsibility! 👨‍🌾👩‍🍳🙎‍♂️ Whe... 7 Jun 2020
The #COVID19 pandemic is a timely reminder of the dangers posed by harmful micro... 7 Jun 2020
#Microbes are everywhere! 🐄🌿🤸 While some can make us sick, others are ... 9 Jun 2020
🦠 A healthy microbiome is a diverse #microbiome! One thing researchers do ag... 14 Jun 2020
😍🧀 Love #cheese? Pay attention! Mould generally can't penetrate far into ... 19 Jun 2020
🌱🍽️ Most of us need to eat more fibre and have fewer added sugars in our... 20 Jun 2020
The more we research, the more we realise how #MicrobialDiversity plays an impor... 22 Jun 2020
🦠☀️ Microbes play an essential role in mitigating the effects of climate ... 23 Jun 2020
Microbiota vs Microbiome: What's the Difference? Both inside and out, our bodie... 25 Jun 2020
#DYK that not all fermented foods contain live organisms? #Fermentedfoods are a... 26 Jun 2020
Happy #WorldMicrobiomeDay 2020! 🦠🎉 Let’s celebrate all the ways #micro... 27 Jun 2020
Microbes are the unseen engines of #soilfertility; 🦠🌱 plant growth & h... 27 Jun 2020
🌊🦠 The marine #microbiome is a major contributor to the health of Earth’... 27 Jun 2020
🦠 The bacteria in our gut play an important role in our lives and in the way ... 27 Jun 2020
💦🍗 Should you wash poultry/meat before cooking it? From a #foodsafety st... 29 Jun 2020
Not recognising an ingredient should prompt curiosity, not fear. 🤔 #Foodaddi... 3 Jul 2020
Dietary #fibre is undeniably part of a #healthylifestyle. Without it, our body w... 5 Jul 2020
There is no evidence that food is a likely source or route of transmission of th... 7 Jul 2020
Following the #COVID19 crisis, the EU's #agrifood sector is showing its resilien... 10 Jul 2020
Pay close attention to #foodsafety! Like with #Salmonella, many foodborne illnes... 11 Jul 2020
☀️🥗🍖 Summer is the perfect time to enjoy a #barbecue with family and f... 12 Jul 2020
#Mycotoxins are naturally occurring chemicals produced by certain moulds.🌾 Th... 13 Jul 2020
The term ‘#processedfoods’ is used by many with certain disdain. However, it... 15 Jul 2020
Traditional and modern #foodprocessing techniques, such as #canning, help us pre... 16 Jul 2020
POLL 🤔: In the EU, which one do you think is safe to drink? 💦 19 Jul 2020
The7th episode of #TastyMediterraneo #podcast is now live!I interview Dr.Laura F... 20 Jul 2020
Ever heard of the PEF technology? ⚡🍎 As an innovative mild #foodprocessing... 20 Jul 2020
🥡♻️ Food packaging helps keeps food safe and fresh for longer, yet #plast... 21 Jul 2020
🤒 Already today an estimated 600 million (almost 1 in 10 people in the world)... 22 Jul 2020
🥡📦 Food e-commerce is not a niche market anymore! Internet sales of food ... 25 Jul 2020
🔍 #Traceability is a cornerstone of the EU’s #foodsafety policy. It provide... 26 Jul 2020
Food safety begins on the farm! 🐔🐮🐷 Safeguarding the health of animals... 27 Jul 2020
🔍 Food fraud, defined as any deliberate action to deceive consumers for finan... 29 Jul 2020
👨‍👨‍👦‍👦 Food is more than ‘fuel’. With it, we bond, celebr... 30 Jul 2020
Breastfeeding 🛡️ Protects the baby from childhood & adult diseases ... 1 Aug 2020
Small changes are the first step for better health 🍏 There are no shortcuts... 1 Aug 2020
#Faddiets might tempt us with promises of fast results thanks to "miraculous" fo... 2 Aug 2020
If you are suspected or tested positive for #Covid19, you are still encouraged t... 4 Aug 2020
#Superfoods or Superhype? 🥜🧄🍒 Used to define foods with multiple #heal... 5 Aug 2020
🤱🏽 #Breastfeeding offers numerous benefits, but is hard: for many mothers ... 7 Aug 2020
🍃🇪🇺 Organic products are often considered to be ‘healthier’ than co... 8 Aug 2020
🧄🌶️🍋 In times of #COVID19 people are turning to specific foods to boo... 9 Aug 2020
Appearances can be deceiving! ⚠️ low-fat foods might have added sugar ⚠... 10 Aug 2020
Fats are important for good health and proper functioning of the body, but not a... 11 Aug 2020
🗨️ Let's step up our compliments! Complimenting #weightloss can be harmful... 13 Aug 2020
#Snacking is often seen as a diet sin, but the habit can be equally as effective... 14 Aug 2020
Using BMI or weight to measure whether you are healthy can be misleading as on t... 14 Aug 2020
😴 Is more sleep better than less sleep? Research shows that both, too little... 15 Aug 2020
🍝 Not all brown pasta is high in #fibre. 🥨 Not all darker-colour wheat is ... 17 Aug 2020
A #vegan or #vegetarian diet isn't automatically 'healthier'! Like any other di... 19 Aug 2020
At the end of the day, there are no real health advantages to 'hyped' foods. The... 20 Aug 2020
Stop counting #calories! 🔢 Although in the short-term it may help you lose we... 22 Aug 2020
🍎⚖️🍦 No food is inherently 'good' or 'bad'. It’s how we consistently... 24 Aug 2020
To date, scientists have not found any convincing evidence which confirms that #... 25 Aug 2020
🚫 A #glutenfree diet is not recommended for the general population as it can ... 28 Aug 2020
We often see messages along the lines of "Move enough to stay healthy", but how ... 5 Sep 2020
#PhysicalActivity not only improves our health, but it also promotes the well-be... 9 Sep 2020
POLL: 🤔 What is the main reason currently preventing you from #exercising mor... 13 Sep 2020
📣🥳 ENLP WEBINAR LAUNCH 🥳📣 Join us for our first free @ENLP_Lead webi... 15 Sep 2020
It's #WorldCleanupDay! 🧃🛍️ In Sweden, a group of people was so tired... 19 Sep 2020
🚶‍♀️🚴‍♀️ Good cities know that streets are for people, not jus... 20 Sep 2020
🌍 By 2050, cities will host 75% of the world's population. Internationally a... 22 Sep 2020
🕒 No time to exercise during the weekdays? Don't worry! #WeekendWarriors wh... 26 Sep 2020
💭 Negative beliefs can stop us from developing #HealthyHabits. But how often ... 28 Sep 2020
#FoodLoss or #FoodWaste❓ Whether we categorise uneaten food as “lost” or... 29 Sep 2020
Significant quantities of food are also wasted at the retail & consumer leve... 29 Sep 2020
💡 👩🏽‍🔬 Changing our behaviour towards a healthier lifestyle might ... 2 Oct 2020
🎗️ Cancer can affect anyone, but some people are at higher risk than others... 5 Oct 2020
🚲🥡 Home-delivered meals are often convenient & satisfying but, unfortu... 12 Oct 2020
🤚🏼What have you touched today❓   Washing your hands regularly for 20 se... 15 Oct 2020
Today is #WorldFoodDay! 🌱🌍 Everyone has a role to play in achieving #Zero... 16 Oct 2020
Each of us contributes to the impact that our #foodsystem has on the planet. We ... 16 Oct 2020
🤔 What comes to mind when you think about #processedfoods? Join our online s... 20 Oct 2020
📵 When was the last time you ate without multitasking? #MindfulEating helps ... 22 Oct 2020
👨‍🍳👩‍🍳 Following a varied, #BalancedDiet is easier when having f... 25 Oct 2020
🙅🏽‍♀️🖐️🏽 STOP comparing yourself to others! 🖐️🏼🙅... 26 Oct 2020
🦸🏼‍♀️ What you eat does not make you “good” or “bad”. 🦹... 28 Oct 2020
🚨 Last chance to apply for our #internship programme! 🎓 We are looking fo... 30 Oct 2020
#Correlation does not imply #causation! Just because two things correlate does ... 6 Nov 2020
🔬📄 Reading & evaluating news about scientific studies can be tricky &a... 8 Nov 2020
📰 Mis- & disinformation is a major challenge for Europe. #Fakenews regar... 10 Nov 2020
It's #WorldDiabetesDay! 👨🏽‍⚕️👩🏻‍⚕️ Health professionals ... 14 Nov 2020
🇪🇺 According to the latest @EurobarometerEU on #fakenews and online disinf... 16 Nov 2020
It's #WorldChildrensDay! 👦🏽👧🏻🥦🥒 Fussy eaters in the family? R... 20 Nov 2020
📢 Dr @milkasklvc, Head of Food & Health Science @EUFIC, kicks-off our onl... 24 Nov 2020
💬 Now speaking is @5tina from @EUFIC, who as part of her PhD research at @Uni... 24 Nov 2020
Prof. Kees de Graaf from @WUR talks about the properties of #processedfoods (e.g... 24 Nov 2020
🍊➡️🧃 Food processing comes with both risks and benefits, making it a c... 24 Nov 2020
Our #processedfoods symposium is nearing its end! 🙏👏 We thank you all for... 24 Nov 2020
Online health information: what can you trust?💻🤔 If you're looking for r... 28 Nov 2020
We are often told to limit our intake of foods & drinks with a high content ... 9 Dec 2020
⚠️ Just because something is labelled as ‘light’, or ‘lite’, don’t... 12 Dec 2020
Manufacturers can't just write anything they want on food packages! 🏷️ The... 14 Dec 2020
Knowing the difference between ‘use by’ and ‘best before’ is important i... 17 Dec 2020
🏷️ 'Use by' dates appear on food that goes off quickly, such as fresh fish,... 19 Dec 2020
E-numbers might sound scary, but they're not. The “#Enumbers” in the ingre... 21 Dec 2020
You may know EUFIC, but do you know the people behind it? 👩🏼‍🔬👩... 21 Dec 2020
Although many foods or groups of foods can trigger an allergic reaction, 14 of t... 23 Dec 2020
Although many foods or groups of foods can trigger an allergic reaction, 14 of t... 23 Dec 2020
#ThrowbackThursday to 2016! This year marked a turning point in #EUFIC’s hist... 24 Dec 2020
⚠️ Words like "multigrain" or "100% wheat" do not guarantee that a product i... 27 Dec 2020
🚨 To alert consumers to the presence of #foodallergens in products, food comp... 28 Dec 2020
Happy New Year! 🍌🍓🥕🥦🫑 2⃣0⃣2⃣1⃣ will be the fruits &... 31 Dec 2020
📊 Nutrients can be divided into 2 categories: macro- and micronutrients. Alth... 5 Jan 2021
Good health comes with good #nutrition. 🍽️ #Malnutrition has different for... 6 Jan 2021
Most #micronutrients are not produced by our body (or at least not in sufficient... 8 Jan 2021
The best way to get all the vitamins & minerals your body needs is by having... 10 Jan 2021
🥣 Fortified or enriched foods, where nutrients have been added to make the fo... 13 Jan 2021
🤓 Think you're a #vitamins & #minerals expert? ✅ Take on our #micronut... 14 Jan 2021
POLL: 🤔 Which of the following foods does not contain #VitaminD? 16 Jan 2021
Folate and #pregnancy go hand in hand. 🤰🥦 Discover why this vitamin – al... 17 Jan 2021
Dietary reference values (DRV) in pre-packed foods help define how much nutrient... 18 Jan 2021
#DYK iron deficiency is the most common nutrient deficiency in the world? While... 25 Jan 2021
🦴☀️ Calcium and vitamin D work together to protect our bones. #VitaminD h... 27 Jan 2021
If for whatever reason you choose to reduce or exclude animal products from your... 28 Jan 2021
#Iodine is an important element that plays a key role in our thyroid & metab... 29 Jan 2021
🧂 While iodised salt can be a good alternative to regular salt, we should be ... 29 Jan 2021
Although #VitaminA cannot give us super vision, it is an important vitamin to ke... 31 Jan 2021
🍽️♻️ There are plenty of ways we can all make more sustainable #foodcho... 2 Feb 2021
⛈️👩‍🌾🍽️ The effects of #climatechange are cascading far beyond ... 7 Feb 2021
Is a #healthydiet by default an environmentally #sustainablediet❓ Not always!... 9 Feb 2021
🍽️🔗🌍 Food connects all #GlobalGoals for Sustainable Development! If ... 12 Feb 2021
Happy #ValentinesDay! 🥰 Love for food is very common, but what about express... 14 Feb 2021
We are joining forces with @FAOBrussels to bring diverse 🇪🇺 stakeholders t... 15 Feb 2021
🚰 Safe & clean #tapwater is the most sustainable drink you can choose. Y... 18 Feb 2021
It's #InternationalDayofHappiness! 🤗 Remember, being physically active &... 20 Mar 2021
Would you like to reduce #foodwaste while saving money & time on meal prep? ... 29 Mar 2021
🗑️🍐 Every time you throw away food, you are not only wasting the actual ... 30 Mar 2021
🐰🍫 #HappyEaster!   For many, Easter is a time to enjoy with family & ... 4 Apr 2021
📈 With food demand expected to increase by 60% by 2050, sustainable food syst... 6 Apr 2021
💪😃 You only get one body, and taking care of it is key to a happy & he... 7 Apr 2021
🦠 Unlocking the potential of #microbiomes can be beneficial for agriculture, ... 10 Apr 2021
🌱🥛 Have you tried plant-based #milk alternatives? #Plantbased drinks can ... 12 Apr 2021
POLL 🤔: Have you ever heard of #FoodCooperatives, often referred to as '#Food... 14 Apr 2021
🌍 With global population expected to grow fast, the world is searching for #a... 18 Apr 2021
🏙️ Today, 2/3 of the EU population lives in cities or towns. Not only can ... 21 Apr 2021
Feeding 10 billion people by 2050 within planetary boundaries is achievable, but... 23 Apr 2021
#Agriculture is changing and new types of farms are emerging. Community supporte... 24 Apr 2021
🤔 Could 3D #foodprinting change the way we eat? For example, 3D-printed meal... 25 Apr 2021
Will you be our next #intern? 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️ If you are... 🗣️ ... 26 Apr 2021
Will you be our next #intern? 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️ If you are... 🗣️ ... 26 Apr 2021
♻️ #CircularEconomy is a production & consumption model that aims to pro... 26 Apr 2021
With about 1/3 of the food produced globally going to waste every year, everyone... 28 Apr 2021
With about 1/3 of the food produced globally going to waste every year, everyone... 28 Apr 2021
⚠️ Even though they are often incorrectly used as synonyms, #hazard & #r... 4 May 2021
Wrong❌: Campylobacteriosis has been the most reported gastrointestinal disease... 4 May 2021
Planning some spring cleaning? Include your #fridge too! ⚠️ Store your food... 6 May 2021
You can be allergic to any food, but 14 foods are responsible for most #foodalle... 10 May 2021
#FoodAllergies & #FoodIntolerances can have similar symptoms, but are very d... 11 May 2021
🥫🔍When checking #foodlabels for your allergens, read the ingredient list t... 14 May 2021