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Belgium
Non-profit sector

European Food Information Council, EUFIC

Rue Belliard 2A
1040 Brussels, Belgium

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 Belliard 2A

1040 Brussels

Belgium

VAT BE0456866931

+3225068989

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Team

Dr Laura Fernandez Director General Team Member
Ms Marie-Christine Thurm Team Member
Mr Giacomo Sini Team Member
Ms Camila Massri Account Admin
Mrs Rieke Sproten Team Member
Ms Debora Serra Team Member
Mr José Sánchez Team Member

Upcoming Events

CIRCLES Project - Final Conference 17 Sep 2024

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 (500)

World Microbiome Day is just 3 weeks away! I'll be getting up very early to mode... 6 Jun 2023
Ready to take your career to the next level? 🤩 @EUFIC has several #job and #... 15 May 2023
Highlights from the debate 👨‍🌾🛒 “From Farmer to Consumer: Rising Pr... 10 May 2023
Calling all health enthusiasts! 📣🏃‍♀️🥗 Tune in to the #Stance4Hea... 10 May 2023
By 2050, the world population will be 10 billion. How can we ensure access to sa... 9 May 2023
🤝 @efad_org & @EUFIC are pleased to announce they have entered into a fru... 8 May 2023
Empowering Europeans to live a healthier & more sustainable life is at the h... 25 Apr 2023
Biodiversity is crucial to human & planetary health. Yet, it's declining fas... 20 Apr 2023
@WUR @LaStatale @nnedpro @NutritionSoc @ENLP_Lead @ProfWhelan @LindsayJaacks @Pr... 11 Apr 2023
Calling all PhD students in food-related sciences! 🔬🎓 Want to level up you... 11 Apr 2023
Calling all PhD students in food-related sciences! 🔬🎓 Want to level up you... 11 Apr 2023
¿Sientes curiosidad por saber más sobre la carne cultivada en el laboratorio? ... 27 Mar 2023
Curious about #LabGrownMeat? 🍔🧫 Our latest article covers everything you ... 25 Mar 2023
Are you ready to explore new #protein sources that are both nutritious & sus... 23 Mar 2023
It is important to look beyond the headlines! Thank you @EUFIC for chatting with... 20 Mar 2023
Food is central to every human being, as is our data in a digitalised world! �... 15 Mar 2023
📰 Recent news stories reported that sweetener #erythritol has been linked to ... 8 Mar 2023
POLL: 🤔 Are #ProcessedFoods bad for you? 6 Mar 2023
2022 brought challenges & opportunities to the European #foodsystem. With cl... 6 Mar 2023
#Vitamins and #minerals are essential to help your body work properly. They supp... 26 Feb 2023
#Micronutrients are nutrients our body needs in tiny amounts. They... 🔥 Help... 25 Feb 2023
Hi! Our advice is based on, e.g., the @WHO & @escardio, who recommend gettin... 20 Feb 2023
What are #microalage? How can we grow & use them? 🤔 #ProFutureEU answers... 16 Feb 2023
Other authorities, such as @AcademieMed or @PAN_akademia, do not recommend vegan... 30 Jan 2023
Some dietetic associations, such as the @BDA_Dietitians & @eatright, say tha... 30 Jan 2023
Is a #vegandiet healthy for children❓🤔 Unfortunately, there is very little... 30 Jan 2023
The guide is also available in: 🇪🇸:https://t.co/sly7CyImY0 🇫🇷:https:... 20 Jan 2023
Want to swap meat for #plantbased protein but don't know where to start? You're ... 20 Jan 2023
Getting enough protein from plants is possible & there are plenty of options... 18 Jan 2023
#DYK that when your #child helps make a dish, they're generally more willing to ... 17 Jan 2023
QUIZ! 🤔 #DoYouKnow which of these #plantbased foods contains the most protei... 16 Jan 2023
🚨In case you missed it🚨 Are you aware of all the content EUFIC developed... 10 Jan 2023
Fearing that wintertime might not provide us with fresh produce? You may be surp... 22 Dec 2022
Are you passionate about communicating science in EU-funded projects? Do you hav... 21 Dec 2022
Staying healthy while enjoying the holiday season: yes we can! 💪 Even when t... 20 Dec 2022
📢 Only 2 weeks left to join our passionate, international group of #scicomm e... 19 Dec 2022
📰 Some recent news stories picked up on a study suggesting that eating grapes... 9 Dec 2022
Different colours, different health benefits! 🍇🥦🍋 Not only is eating a... 30 Nov 2022
How can we connect with & support local producers? With the #FOXfoodinabox F... 26 Nov 2022
📢 Great news: we are hiring! Two positions are now open: 🍎 Food & hea... 25 Nov 2022
POLL 🤔: When grocery shopping, which of these aspects is more important to you? 🛒 25 Nov 2022
Food packaging plays a vital role in preventing and reducing product damage, spo... 17 Nov 2022
Meet our webinar moderator, Laura Fernández @LaurFerndz. Laura has contribute... 15 Nov 2022
POLL 🤔: Do you think it is necessary to package fresh fruits and vegetables? 📦 15 Nov 2022
📢 Are you passionate about project management, #scicomms, and food & heal... 15 Nov 2022
📰 Recent news stories reported that a low-carbohydrate diet could prevent typ... 8 Nov 2022
✅ Creamy ✅ Smooth ✅ Delicious Without the addition of an #emulsifier, man... 28 Oct 2022
✅ Creamy ✅ Smooth ✅ Delicious Without the addition of an #emulsifier, man... 28 Oct 2022
📢 @EITFood is looking for your feedback on how people can live healthier live... 28 Oct 2022
ONE WEEK to #EUFIC's symposium on 'Facilitating healthier & more sustainable... 26 Oct 2022
Not all food lasts forever! After a while, bread goes mouldy, sliced fruit turns... 23 Oct 2022
Not all food lasts forever! After a while, bread goes mouldy, sliced fruit turns... 20 Oct 2022
Communicating food and health science to the public can be challenging. 🧪🌽... 18 Oct 2022
"Better #nutrition is not an option but a necessity," says @EUFIC Director-Gener... 14 Oct 2022
'MSG is bad for you', 'MSG causes allergies'... 📰 Do these headlines look fam... 13 Oct 2022
EUFIC is excited to be attending @EITFood's Annual Event! Join us to: 🤝 Netw... 11 Oct 2022
Nitrates & nitrites are present in some of the healthiest but also not-so-he... 8 Oct 2022
📰 Recent news stories reported that increased #alcohol consumption may cut th... 7 Oct 2022
Interested to learn more about European consumers' preferences & innovative ... 6 Oct 2022
Interested to learn more about European consumers' preferences & innovative ... 6 Oct 2022
So, what causes a red wine headache? Other compounds, such as histamine, tyramin... 5 Oct 2022
Suffering from a #redwine headache? 🍷 #Sulphites in wine are often accused o... 5 Oct 2022
POLL 🤔: How concerned are you about #foodadditives, colourings and preservati... 2 Oct 2022
Want to know how to design an effective information-based #foodwaste campaign❓... 29 Sep 2022
Hello! Nectarines (blue group) can be stored with themselves (see a green tick i... 29 Sep 2022
The 🆕 Special @EurobarometerEU on Food Safety in the EU is out! Commissioned... 28 Sep 2022
Good communication about healthy & sustainable food is crucial to improve co... 28 Sep 2022
POLL 🤔: Have you ever asked to take your leftovers home in a #doggybag? 25 Sep 2022
According to a new #foodwaste report by @feedback_europe, around 153 million ton... 22 Sep 2022
How can we make it easier for consumers to choose healthy & sustainable food... 21 Sep 2022
📢 We're hiring! EUFIC is looking for an organised, creative graphic designer... 21 Sep 2022
🇪🇺 In the EU, eggs are marked with a best before date, which is fixed by l... 20 Sep 2022
Always keep eggs in a cool & dry place (ideally in the middle shelves of the... 20 Sep 2022
POLL 2: 🤔 Is the date on eggs 'use by' date or 'best before' date? 🏷️ 17 Sep 2022
POLL 1: 🤔 Where do you usually store #eggs? 🥚 17 Sep 2022
#DYK that in an average EU household 440 euros of food ends up in the bin each y... 2 Sep 2022
#DYK that in an average EU household 440 euros of food ends up in the bin each y... 2 Sep 2022
📰 Recent news stories reported that women who follow a #vegetariandiet are mo... 26 Aug 2022
The last full month of summer is bursting with delicious #seasonal ingredients b... 17 Aug 2022
POLL 🤔: How much fruit & vegetables do you eat daily? 🍌🥦🍐🍆 #5aday 16 Aug 2022
Today we celebrate the Intl. #YouthDay! To inspire widespread discussion & ... 12 Aug 2022
When it comes to healthy diets, calories don’t tell the whole story! Understa... 30 Jul 2022
POLL 2 🤔: Which of the following characteristics is more important to you whe... 22 Jul 2022
🇪🇺 #EUquality schemes (e.g., PDO, PGI, TSG) ensure that the products they ... 22 Jul 2022
📣 Only 9️ days left to contribute to the @EU_Commission public consultation... 12 Jul 2022
How do professionals perceive #processedfoods? What are the main challenges &am... 29 Jun 2022
We are proud to see #EUFIC’s impact grow over the years! 📈 Take a look at ... 28 Jun 2022
Understanding the #microbiome will contribute to providing meaningful health &am... 27 Jun 2022
Today is #WorldMicrobiomeDay 🥳🎉 #Microbes sustain life on earth and they ... 27 Jun 2022
📰 Recent news stories reported that that eating two portions of fish a week i... 24 Jun 2022
📢 The 🆕 report published by the @EU_Commission's High-Level Expert Group s... 23 Jun 2022
Correct! ✅ Ground meat/fish products like burgers, sausages or fishcakes shoul... 9 Jun 2022
Are you a PhD student in food-related sciences looking for a unique learning exp... 9 Jun 2022
📰 Recent news stories reported that a #ketogenicdiet – high in fat & pr... 1 Jun 2022
📣 The new @EU_Eurostat report on the progress towards the @UN #GlobalGoals fo... 24 May 2022
🇪🇺 At the heart of the #EUGreenDeal, the #Farm2Fork Strategy places an imp... 14 May 2022
Thank you @EU_Commission, @EU_Health & @EU_HaDEA for supporting EUFIC’s co... 10 May 2022
Only 5⃣ days left to apply for our 6-month #internship in the EU collaboration... 4 May 2022
📣 The new @WHO_Europe Obesity Report 2022 is out! Overweight and #obesity...... 3 May 2022
Want to be our next #intern in the EU collaboration team? If you are... 🗣️... 25 Apr 2022
Fermentation has been used for many years to produce foods such as 🧀 & �... 23 Apr 2022
What’s the difference between red and #processedmeat? Is #redmeat bad for you ... 16 Apr 2022
Thank you all for your sharing your thoughts with us! 😃 #Microalgae have the ... 15 Apr 2022
POLL 🤔: What would stop you from trying #microalgae-enriched foods? 13 Apr 2022
DR BETTY CHANG JOINS FOUNDATION EARTH SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE Foundation E... 13 Apr 2022
🌱🥫 Eating more #pulses is not only good for your health but also for the e... 4 Apr 2022
Poll 3 🤔: Would you like to reduce your #meatconsumption? If so, why? Tell us... 1 Apr 2022
Poll 2 🤔: How often do you eat meat? 1 Apr 2022
Poll 1 🤔: Do you eat meat? 1 Apr 2022
🍌 You may have heard that bananas are particularly rich in #potassium, but di... 26 Mar 2022
📈 Feeding 10 billion people by 2050 without further exhausting our planet nee... 9 Mar 2022
Would you like to learn more about #plantbased diets, including their health &am... 24 Feb 2022
POLL 🍅: Do you think tomatoes should be stored in the fridge? 21 Feb 2022
POLL 🍅: What do you think a #tomato is? 21 Feb 2022
❄️ Although February is one of the coldest months of the year, nature provid... 17 Feb 2022
👏 It's an honour for EUFIC to be mentioned among the 122 organisations that a... 10 Feb 2022
If you think that #plantbased diets fall short on protein, you might be interest... 3 Feb 2022
Changing our behaviour towards a #healthierlifestyle might seem hard but it's de... 1 Feb 2022
Changing our behaviour towards a #healthierlifestyle might seem hard but it's de... 1 Feb 2022
POLL: 🤔 How are your health & wellness goals for #NewYear’s resolution ... 1 Feb 2022
POLL: 🤔 How are your health & wellness goals for #NewYear’s resoluti on... 1 Feb 2022
Will eating more olive oil make you live longer? 🌿 📰 Recent news stories ... 21 Jan 2022
Why would you like to shift towards a more plant-based & sustainable diet? 10 Jan 2022
If you are not following a plant-based diet but would like to, which obstacles d... 10 Jan 2022
POLL 🤔: Do you follow a #plantbased diet? 10 Jan 2022
If beans and chickpeas are the only plant-based proteins you know, you're missin... 9 Jan 2022
Do you know which fruits and vegetables are in season during winter in your coun... 29 Dec 2021
Cold weather and hot drinks seem to be an instant match, especially during #wint... 29 Dec 2021
Do you know which fruits and vegetables are in season during winter in your coun... 23 Dec 2021
It is important to distinguish that @IARCWHO assessments evaluate hazard, not ri... 19 Dec 2021
⚠️ Hazard vs risk: Are they the same? The confusion over the meaning of th... 19 Dec 2021
POLL 🤔: What sign tells you that an online story may be #fakenews? Feel free... 13 Dec 2021
POLL 🤔: Do #nutritionclaims such as ‘source of’, ‘free of’, ‘high i... 24 Nov 2021
Celebramos el Día del Dietista-Nutricionista en España y lanzamos junto al @Co... 24 Nov 2021
🤔 Can vitamin C help your body absorb iron better? Is the micronutrient conte... 15 Nov 2021
🤔 Can vitamin C help your body absorb iron better? Is the micronutrient conte... 15 Nov 2021
QUIZ 🤔: Does #water contribute to our #micronutrients intake? 13 Nov 2021
At a time when diets can easily provide excessive energy without meeting the nut... 6 Nov 2021
Although asking for the rest of your meal to go may seem out of place, it is a g... 22 Oct 2021
POLL 🤔: Have you ever asked to take your leftovers home in a #doggybag at a r... 20 Oct 2021
POLL 🤔: Do you usually use or eat the #peel of fruit & vegetables? If so,... 15 Oct 2021
Thanks for sharing! The safest practice is to eat products like yoghurt before t... 11 Oct 2021
Make sure to freeze food safely by following these tips: 🌡️ Keep the freeze... 6 Oct 2021
POLL 🤔: Do you usually freeze seasonal fruits & vegetables at home to enj... 4 Oct 2021
In the fight against #foodwaste, making a mistake doesn't mean failing! 💪 Tr... 4 Oct 2021
Food loss & waste isn’t just about perfectly good food not making it to ou... 29 Sep 2021
Evidence is mounting for the health benefits of physical activity, yet Europeans... 23 Sep 2021
POLL 🤔: How many times per week do you practice #physicalactivity? 22 Sep 2021
Buying seasonal fruits & vegetables is a great way to add variety to our die... 15 Sep 2021
Opting for local and #seasonal fruits & vegetables benefits both the environ... 14 Sep 2021
POLL ?: How often do you buy local & #seasonal fruits & vegetables? 13 Sep 2021
For some, breakfast is key to start the day energised. For others, it takes a bi... 7 Sep 2021
Reducing meat consumption and adding more plant foods to your diet can bring man... 5 Sep 2021
POLL ?: Is #breakfast the most important meal of the day? ???? 29 Aug 2021
POLL ? : do you drink #tapwater? If not, why❓ 23 Aug 2021
Yes! ✅ Although some people might feel uncomfortable around #breastfeeding in ... 10 Aug 2021
QUIZ: ? Is #breastfeeding in public legal in the EU? #WBW2021 6 Aug 2021
The @WHO recommends exclusive breastfeeding for at least 6 months (no other flui... 3 Aug 2021
Thank you for participating! We will share the correct answer in a while ? stay ... 3 Aug 2021
QUIZ ?: How long should you breastfeed your baby? #WBW2021 2 Aug 2021
@TassosKoidis here! ? 27 Jul 2021
At present, there is only one EU-wide compulsory system of labelling on #animalw... 23 Jul 2021
Thank you for participating! Kudos to all those who guessed them right. ? Here a... 22 Jul 2021
Can you guess the #food by the emojis? 1. ?? 2. ?? 3. ?? 4. ??? 5. ?? 6. ?️? ... 17 Jul 2021
?? Under EU #foodlaw, food businesses operators are required to put in place, im... 13 Jul 2021
POLL ?: Where do you usually search for #foodsafety information? @fs4eu 2 Jul 2021
#Sustainability is the 2021 #WorldMicrobiomeDay theme. Keep an eye on @Microbiom... 24 Jun 2021
? As a consumer, do you feel sufficiently informed about #foodsafety? Does the i... 18 Jun 2021
POLL ?: How often do you wash your kitchen cloths and towels? #FoodSafety 14 Jun 2021
? .@FoodInsight & @FAOWHOCodex #WorldFoodSafety chat is now live! https://t.... 11 Jun 2021
Correct!✅ You can freeze about all foods before their ‘use by’ date. Howev... 26 May 2021
ANSWER: Yes ? You can keep them safely outside the fridge for some time. However... 19 May 2021
POLL:? Can #eggs be stored at room temperature? ? #FoodSafety 17 May 2021
Planning some spring cleaning? Include your #fridge too! ⚠️ Store your food... 6 May 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
With about 1/3 of the food produced globally going to waste every year, everyone... 28 Apr 2021
♻️ #CircularEconomy is a production & consumption model that aims to pro... 26 Apr 2021
Will you be our next #intern? ?‍♀️?‍♂️ If you are... ?️ intereste... 26 Apr 2021
Will you be our next #intern? ?‍♀️?‍♂️ If you are... ?️ intereste... 26 Apr 2021
? Could 3D #foodprinting change the way we eat? For example, 3D-printed meals c... 25 Apr 2021
#Agriculture is changing and new types of farms are emerging. Community supporte... 24 Apr 2021
Feeding 10 billion people by 2050 within planetary boundaries is achievable, but... 23 Apr 2021
?️ Today, 2/3 of the EU population lives in cities or towns. Not only can urb... 21 Apr 2021
? With global population expected to grow fast, the world is searching for #alte... 18 Apr 2021
POLL ?: Have you ever heard of #FoodCooperatives, often referred to as '#FoodCoo... 14 Apr 2021
?? Have you tried plant-based #milk alternatives? #Plantbased drinks can be an ... 12 Apr 2021
? Unlocking the potential of #microbiomes can be beneficial for agriculture, the... 10 Apr 2021
?? You only get one body, and taking care of it is key to a happy & healthy ... 7 Apr 2021
? With food demand expected to increase by 60% by 2050, sustainable food systems... 6 Apr 2021
?? #HappyEaster!   For many, Easter is a time to enjoy with family & friend... 4 Apr 2021
?️? Every time you throw away food, you are not only wasting the actual produc... 30 Mar 2021
Would you like to reduce #foodwaste while saving money & time on meal prep? ... 29 Mar 2021
It's #InternationalDayofHappiness! ? Remember, being physically active & ha... 20 Mar 2021
? Safe & clean #tapwater is the most sustainable drink you can choose. Yet,... 18 Feb 2021
We are joining forces with @FAOBrussels to bring diverse ?? stakeholders togethe... 15 Feb 2021
Happy #ValentinesDay! ? Love for food is very common, but what about expressing... 14 Feb 2021
?️?? Food connects all #GlobalGoals for Sustainable Development! If we succee... 12 Feb 2021
Is a #healthydiet by default an environmentally #sustainablediet❓ Not always!... 9 Feb 2021
⛈️?‍??️ The effects of #climatechange are cascading far beyond the envir... 7 Feb 2021
?️♻️ There are plenty of ways we can all make more sustainable #foodchoice... 2 Feb 2021
Although #VitaminA cannot give us super vision, it is an important vitamin to ke... 31 Jan 2021
? While iodised salt can be a good alternative to regular salt, we should be min... 29 Jan 2021
#Iodine is an important element that plays a key role in our thyroid & metab... 29 Jan 2021
If for whatever reason you choose to reduce or exclude animal products from your... 28 Jan 2021
?☀️ Calcium and vitamin D work together to protect our bones. #VitaminD help... 27 Jan 2021
#DYK iron deficiency is the most common nutrient deficiency in the world? While... 25 Jan 2021
Dietary reference values (DRV) in pre-packed foods help define how much nutrient... 18 Jan 2021
Folate and #pregnancy go hand in hand. ?? Discover why this vitamin – also ref... 17 Jan 2021
POLL: ? Which of the following foods does not contain #VitaminD? 16 Jan 2021
? Think you're a #vitamins & #minerals expert? ✅ Take on our #micronutrie... 14 Jan 2021
? Fortified or enriched foods, where nutrients have been added to make the food ... 13 Jan 2021
The best way to get all the vitamins & minerals your body needs is by having... 10 Jan 2021
Most #micronutrients are not produced by our body (or at least not in sufficient... 8 Jan 2021
Good health comes with good #nutrition. ?️ #Malnutrition has different forms.... 6 Jan 2021
? Nutrients can be divided into 2 categories: macro- and micronutrients. Althoug... 5 Jan 2021
Happy New Year! ????? 2⃣0⃣2⃣1⃣ will be the fruits & vegetables yea... 31 Dec 2020
? To alert consumers to the presence of #foodallergens in products, food compani... 28 Dec 2020
⚠️ Words like "multigrain" or "100% wheat" do not guarantee that a product i... 27 Dec 2020
#ThrowbackThursday to 2016! This year marked a turning point in #EUFIC’s hist... 24 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
You may know EUFIC, but do you know the people behind it? ??‍???‍???‍? Me... 21 Dec 2020
E-numbers might sound scary, but they're not. The “#Enumbers” in the ingre... 21 Dec 2020
?️ 'Use by' dates appear on food that goes off quickly, such as fresh fish, mi... 19 Dec 2020
Knowing the difference between ‘use by’ and ‘best before’ is important i... 17 Dec 2020
Manufacturers can't just write anything they want on food packages! ?️ The in... 14 Dec 2020
⚠️ Just because something is labelled as ‘light’, or ‘lite’, don’t... 12 Dec 2020
We are often told to limit our intake of foods & drinks with a high content ... 9 Dec 2020
Online health information: what can you trust??? If you're looking for reliabl... 28 Nov 2020
Our #processedfoods symposium is nearing its end! ?? We thank you all for atten... 24 Nov 2020
?➡️? Food processing comes with both risks and benefits, making it a complex... 24 Nov 2020
Prof. Kees de Graaf from @WUR talks about the properties of #processedfoods (e.g... 24 Nov 2020
? Now speaking is @5tina from @EUFIC, who as part of her PhD research at @UniofS... 24 Nov 2020
? Dr @milkasklvc, Head of Food & Health Science @EUFIC, kicks-off our online... 24 Nov 2020
It's #WorldChildrensDay! ?????? Fussy eaters in the family? Research shows that... 20 Nov 2020
?? According to the latest @EurobarometerEU on #fakenews and online disinformati... 16 Nov 2020
It's #WorldDiabetesDay! ??‍⚕️??‍⚕️ Health professionals play a cruci... 14 Nov 2020
? Mis- & disinformation is a major challenge for Europe. #Fakenews regardin... 10 Nov 2020
?? Reading & evaluating news about scientific studies can be tricky & co... 8 Nov 2020
#Correlation does not imply #causation! Just because two things correlate does ... 6 Nov 2020
? Last chance to apply for our #internship programme! ? We are looking for tale... 30 Oct 2020
??‍♀️ What you eat does not make you “good” or “bad”. ?? Don't fe... 28 Oct 2020
??‍♀️?️? STOP comparing yourself to others! ?️???‍♂️ Our bodies... 26 Oct 2020
?‍??‍? Following a varied, #BalancedDiet is easier when having fun in the ki... 25 Oct 2020
? When was the last time you ate without multitasking? #MindfulEating helps us ... 22 Oct 2020
? What comes to mind when you think about #processedfoods? Join our online symp... 20 Oct 2020
Each of us contributes to the impact that our #foodsystem has on the planet. We ... 16 Oct 2020
Today is #WorldFoodDay! ?? Everyone has a role to play in achieving #ZeroHunger... 16 Oct 2020
??What have you touched today❓   Washing your hands regularly for 20 seconds ... 15 Oct 2020
?? Home-delivered meals are often convenient & satisfying but, unfortunately... 12 Oct 2020
?️ Cancer can affect anyone, but some people are at higher risk than others. R... 5 Oct 2020
? ??‍? Changing our behaviour towards a healthier lifestyle might seem hard, b... 2 Oct 2020
Significant quantities of food are also wasted at the retail & consumer leve... 29 Sep 2020
#FoodLoss or #FoodWaste❓ Whether we categorise uneaten food as “lost” or... 29 Sep 2020
? Negative beliefs can stop us from developing #HealthyHabits. But how often are... 28 Sep 2020
? No time to exercise during the weekdays? Don't worry! #WeekendWarriors who m... 26 Sep 2020
? By 2050, cities will host 75% of the world's population. Internationally agre... 22 Sep 2020
?‍♀️?‍♀️ Good cities know that streets are for people, not just cars... 20 Sep 2020
It's #WorldCleanupDay! ??️ In Sweden, a group of people was so tired of se... 19 Sep 2020
?? ENLP WEBINAR LAUNCH ?? Join us for our first free @ENLP_Lead webinar hosted b... 15 Sep 2020
POLL: ? What is the main reason currently preventing you from #exercising more r... 13 Sep 2020
#PhysicalActivity not only improves our health, but it also promotes the well-be... 9 Sep 2020
We often see messages along the lines of "Move enough to stay healthy", but how ... 5 Sep 2020
? A #glutenfree diet is not recommended for the general population as it can lea... 28 Aug 2020
To date, scientists have not found any convincing evidence which confirms that #... 25 Aug 2020
?⚖️? No food is inherently 'good' or 'bad'. It’s how we consistently add t... 24 Aug 2020
Stop counting #calories! ? Although in the short-term it may help you lose weigh... 22 Aug 2020
At the end of the day, there are no real health advantages to 'hyped' foods. The... 20 Aug 2020
A #vegan or #vegetarian diet isn't automatically 'healthier'! Like any other di... 19 Aug 2020
? Not all brown pasta is high in #fibre. ? Not all darker-colour wheat is whole ... 17 Aug 2020
? Is more sleep better than less sleep? Research shows that both, too little (&... 15 Aug 2020
Using BMI or weight to measure whether you are healthy can be misleading as on t... 14 Aug 2020
#Snacking is often seen as a diet sin, but the habit can be equally as effective... 14 Aug 2020
?️ Let's step up our compliments! Complimenting #weightloss can be harmful. I... 13 Aug 2020
Fats are important for good health and proper functioning of the body, but not a... 11 Aug 2020
Appearances can be deceiving! ⚠️ low-fat foods might have added sugar ⚠�... 10 Aug 2020
??️? In times of #COVID19 people are turning to specific foods to boost the #i... 9 Aug 2020
??? Organic products are often considered to be ‘healthier’ than conventiona... 8 Aug 2020
?? #Breastfeeding offers numerous benefits, but is hard: for many mothers it can... 7 Aug 2020
#Superfoods or Superhype? ??? Used to define foods with multiple #healthbenefit... 5 Aug 2020
If you are suspected or tested positive for #Covid19, you are still encouraged t... 4 Aug 2020
#Faddiets might tempt us with promises of fast results thanks to "miraculous" fo... 2 Aug 2020
Small changes are the first step for better health ? There are no shortcuts to... 1 Aug 2020
Breastfeeding ?️ Protects the baby from childhood & adult diseases ? Is ... 1 Aug 2020
?‍?‍?‍? Food is more than ‘fuel’. With it, we bond, celebrate and crea... 30 Jul 2020
? Food fraud, defined as any deliberate action to deceive consumers for financia... 29 Jul 2020
Food safety begins on the farm! ??? Safeguarding the health of animals and prev... 27 Jul 2020
? #Traceability is a cornerstone of the EU’s #foodsafety policy. It provides c... 26 Jul 2020
?? Food e-commerce is not a niche market anymore! Internet sales of food contin... 25 Jul 2020
? Already today an estimated 600 million (almost 1 in 10 people in the world) fa... 22 Jul 2020
?♻️ Food packaging helps keeps food safe and fresh for longer, yet #plasticp... 21 Jul 2020
Ever heard of the PEF technology? ⚡? As an innovative mild #foodprocessing te... 20 Jul 2020
The7th episode of #TastyMediterraneo #podcast is now live!I interview Dr.Laura F... 20 Jul 2020
POLL ?: In the EU, which one do you think is safe to drink? ? 19 Jul 2020
Traditional and modern #foodprocessing techniques, such as #canning, help us pre... 16 Jul 2020
The term ‘#processedfoods’ is used by many with certain disdain. However, it... 15 Jul 2020
#Mycotoxins are naturally occurring chemicals produced by certain moulds.? They ... 13 Jul 2020
☀️?? Summer is the perfect time to enjoy a #barbecue with family and friends... 12 Jul 2020
Pay close attention to #foodsafety! Like with #Salmonella, many foodborne illnes... 11 Jul 2020
Following the #COVID19 crisis, the EU's #agrifood sector is showing its resilien... 10 Jul 2020
There is no evidence that food is a likely source or route of transmission of th... 7 Jul 2020
Dietary #fibre is undeniably part of a #healthylifestyle. Without it, our body w... 5 Jul 2020
Not recognising an ingredient should prompt curiosity, not fear. ? #Foodadditiv... 3 Jul 2020
?? Should you wash poultry/meat before cooking it? From a #foodsafety standpoi... 29 Jun 2020
? The bacteria in our gut play an important role in our lives and in the way our... 27 Jun 2020
?? The marine #microbiome is a major contributor to the health of Earth’s ecos... 27 Jun 2020
Microbes are the unseen engines of #soilfertility; ?? plant growth & health ... 27 Jun 2020
Happy #WorldMicrobiomeDay 2020! ?? Let’s celebrate all the ways #microbes he... 27 Jun 2020
#DYK that not all fermented foods contain live organisms? #Fermentedfoods are a... 26 Jun 2020
Microbiota vs Microbiome: What's the Difference? Both inside and out, our bodie... 25 Jun 2020
?☀️ Microbes play an essential role in mitigating the effects of climate cha... 23 Jun 2020
The more we research, the more we realise how #MicrobialDiversity plays an impor... 22 Jun 2020
??️ Most of us need to eat more fibre and have fewer added sugars in our diet.... 20 Jun 2020
?? Love #cheese? Pay attention! Mould generally can't penetrate far into hard c... 19 Jun 2020
? A healthy microbiome is a diverse #microbiome! One thing researchers do agree... 14 Jun 2020
#Microbes are everywhere! ??? While some can make us sick, others are beneficia... 9 Jun 2020
The #COVID19 pandemic is a timely reminder of the dangers posed by harmful micro... 7 Jun 2020
#FoodSafety is a shared responsibility! ?‍??‍??‍♂️ Whether you grow, ... 7 Jun 2020
It's #WorldFoodSafetyDay! ? Every day people all over the world get sick from t... 7 Jun 2020
?️ EU consumers open to exploring more #sustainablediets, but lack the informa... 5 Jun 2020
POLL ?: Of the plants grown for human consumption, approximately what percentage... 5 Jun 2020
Cycling is part of the solution to some of the ?most complicated problems. From... 3 Jun 2020
? The outbreak of the #COVID19 has led to #fakenews & disinformation spreadi... 26 May 2020
Washing your hands is one of the easiest ways to protect yourself and others fro... 24 May 2020
?? Diversity is not a characteristic of life, it's a condition necessary for lif... 22 May 2020
Cooking food properly will ensure that any harmful bacteria are killed. ?️Alw... 17 May 2020
#DYK that bacteria that cause #foodpoisoning grow best at 10 to 60 °C?? That's ... 14 May 2020
In 2018, EU Member States reported 5,146 foodborne outbreaks affecting 48,365 pe... 3 May 2020
? Microbes are tiny living things that are found all around us. They come in ma... 2 May 2020
#Insects could be part of a #sustainablediet in the future. POLL: ?Would you b... 29 Apr 2020
? Last chance to apply for our #internship programme! We are looking for talent... 28 Apr 2020
?‍??‍? For some, staying at home may mean more time to cook and get creative... 27 Apr 2020
Innovative food technologies can offer exciting solutions that can help us produ... 25 Apr 2020
It's #EarthDay Today we remind ourselves that we live on this planet together ... 22 Apr 2020
Staying at home for prolonged periods of time can pose a significant challenge f... 21 Apr 2020
Garlic and ginger are both delicious and healthy foods, BUT eating them will not... 20 Apr 2020
? Can individuals with #COVID19 breastfeed or express milk? Yes❗️ A healthy... 15 Apr 2020
MYTH: ❌ Abstaining from eating meat will stop you from getting #COVID19. ?? F... 14 Apr 2020
Cooking during #COVID2019 has become a new hobby for many of us at @EUFIC. ?‍?... 13 Apr 2020
Not all chocolate is created equal! ? #Chocolate can have a significant impact ... 12 Apr 2020
? Since we all need to go shopping for food, let's minimise the #COVIDー19 risk... 10 Apr 2020
There is currently no evidence that #COVID19 can spread through food or food pac... 6 Apr 2020
Can specific foods boost my immune system to fight #COVID19? ? Simply put, NO❗... 6 Apr 2020
☀️The sun is the best source of vitamin D☀️ Therefore, in times of #sel... 3 Apr 2020
Is it safe to drink tap or bottled water?? #COVID19 has not been detected in dr... 31 Mar 2020
? Sleep is vital to your physical and #mentalhealth. #StayHome is a good opportu... 29 Mar 2020
Washing your hands often & correctly, together with #SocialDistancing are tw... 25 Mar 2020
Clean hands save lives! ????✋ Washing your hands regularly with soap and wate... 22 Mar 2020
Drinking between 1,6 - 2 litres of water per day is important to stay hydrated. ... 22 Mar 2020
Exceptional times, call for exceptional measures. In times of #SocialDistancing... 20 Mar 2020
Think twice before becoming a COVID-19 panic-buyer! ???? Stocking up excessive ... 17 Mar 2020
???? What we eat can make by far the biggest difference to reduce our dietary fo... 15 Mar 2020
More creative ways to tackle #foodwaste at home! 28 Feb 2020
Hurray, it’s #PancakeDay! 25 Feb 2020
#Foodwaste is a lack of respect for: 20 Feb 2020
How a little creativity takes #foodwaste off the menu! 18 Feb 2020
Join the #doggybag movement! 15 Feb 2020
Register now ❗️ EUFIC's 2020 conference will bring together different #sci... 13 Feb 2020
Planning can save you time, money and cut #foodwaste. 13 Feb 2020
Food is wasted at every point of the food chain, but many amazing tech companies... 8 Feb 2020
We are looking for freelance project managers to support us in carrying out and ... 6 Feb 2020
Food is much more than what is on our plates 2 Feb 2020
Foods and drinks high in fat, sugar & salt are not required for a #healthydi... 31 Jan 2020
Are you passionate about food, science, and communication? We are looking to ex... 27 Jan 2020
Want to improve your diet but not sure where to start? 17 Jan 2020
Want to improve your diet but not sure where to start? 17 Jan 2020
Eating a balanced & varied diet is an important part of a healthy lifestyle.... 16 Jan 2020
Eating a balanced & varied diet is an important part of a healthy lifestyle.... 16 Jan 2020
Correct! ✅ Although many food-based #dietaryguidelines show a plate, this does... 12 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
Great graphic by @EUFIC on hierarchy of scientific evidence. Take home messages... 12 Jan 2020
Your feedback counts❗️ How did you like our #socialmedia content in 2019 a... 7 Jan 2020
Your feedback counts❗️ How did you like our #socialmedia content in 2019 a... 7 Jan 2020
Food-based #dietaryguidelines group foods based on the main #nutrients they cont... 2 Jan 2020
Food-based #dietaryguidelines group foods based on the main #nutrients they cont... 2 Jan 2020
Humans eat foods, not nutrients. 1 Jan 2020
Humans eat foods, not nutrients. 1 Jan 2020
Whatever your goals for the #NewYear, make sure they are S.M.A.R.T. goals! 31 Dec 2019
Whatever your goals for the #NewYear, make sure they are S.M.A.R.T. goals! 31 Dec 2019
Help us serve you better! 30 Dec 2019
Help us serve you better! 30 Dec 2019
What is fibre? Why is it important? And how can we get enough #fibre into our di... 29 Dec 2019
What is fibre? Why is it important? And how can we get enough #fibre into our di... 29 Dec 2019
#Carbohydrates are an essential part of a #healthydiet, and provide many importa... 28 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
Sugar is #sugar whether its #brownsugar, #rawsugar or in a syrup! 28 Dec 2019
There is currently no evidence that #sugar is addictive in humans. However, the... 27 Dec 2019
There is currently no evidence that #sugar is addictive in humans. However, the... 27 Dec 2019
Despite their bad rap, #carbohydrates are vital to our health for a number of re... 26 Dec 2019
Despite their bad rap, #carbohydrates are vital to our health for a number of re... 26 Dec 2019
Happy holidays from #EUFIC! 25 Dec 2019
Happy holidays from #EUFIC! 25 Dec 2019
The #fats and oils we eat contain a mixture of fatty acids. 24 Dec 2019
The #fats and oils we eat contain a mixture of fatty acids. 24 Dec 2019
Both #omega6 (linoleic acid) and #omega3 (linolenic acid) fatty acids are essent... 24 Dec 2019
Both #omega6 (linoleic acid) and #omega3 (linolenic acid) fatty acids are essent... 24 Dec 2019
Generally, we eat too much fat &/or the wrong type! 23 Dec 2019
Generally, we eat too much fat &/or the wrong type! 23 Dec 2019
Not all #fats are created equal. 22 Dec 2019
Not all #fats are created equal. 22 Dec 2019
Cutting down on #saturatedfats and replacing them with #unsaturatedfats reduces ... 21 Dec 2019
Cutting down on #saturatedfats and replacing them with #unsaturatedfats reduces ... 21 Dec 2019
When it comes to diet, fat gets a bad rap even though it is a nutrient that we n... 20 Dec 2019
When it comes to diet, fat gets a bad rap even though it is a nutrient that we n... 20 Dec 2019
We associate ‘#protein’ primarily with meat and animal-based foods. Yet, man... 18 Dec 2019
We associate ‘#protein’ primarily with meat and animal-based foods. Yet, man... 18 Dec 2019
Whether your #diet is high in fat, carbs or protein, if you frequently consume m... 15 Dec 2019
Whether your #diet is high in fat, carbs or protein, if you frequently consume m... 15 Dec 2019
Food provides us with a range of different #nutrients that provide energy and/or... 5 Dec 2019
Food provides us with a range of different #nutrients that provide energy and/or... 5 Dec 2019
Relative risks are often reported in media news headlines, but without the conte... 4 Dec 2019
Relative risks are often reported in media news headlines, but without the conte... 4 Dec 2019
What are #calories? 2 Dec 2019
What are #calories? 2 Dec 2019
Confused about the concept of #FunctionalFoods and what makes them different fro... 30 Nov 2019
Confused about the concept of #FunctionalFoods and what makes them different fro... 30 Nov 2019
Always read beyond the headlines! 28 Nov 2019
A healthy lifestyle including a healthy balanced diet is important for the preve... 27 Nov 2019
Is what you read #evidencebased? 24 Nov 2019
Always read beyond the headlines! 17 Nov 2019
"Zero risk" doesn't exist. The question is: what level of risk is considered acc... 15 Nov 2019
In the EU all #foodadditives are identified by an E-number. An #Enumber indicate... 11 Nov 2019
Today is #WorldVeganDay! 2 Nov 2019
How do you spend your time outside of work? 29 Oct 2019
We are hiring! 28 Oct 2019
To achieve the SDGs we MUST fix the food system! Food is a common thread linki... 24 Oct 2019
Today you feel like a hero! 21 Oct 2019
No magic or #superfood will speed up your metabolism or help you get rid of exce... 20 Oct 2019
@EASOobesity @mkellycann @Kiely_Mairead @Sport_Dietitian @SohailMushtaq @Bellafa... 17 Oct 2019
#JonSnow knows it, do you? The sun is the best source of vitamin D, but it's no... 17 Oct 2019
There is no one size fits all, says @dr_food from @EU_ScienceHub. FBDGs should ... 16 Oct 2019
.@IngeTetens - more to food than nutrition! FBDGs are complex, constantly evolvi... 16 Oct 2019
Need some #MondayMotivation? Get active! 14 Oct 2019
Children are like sponges, soaking up information from their surroundings, so te... 13 Oct 2019
To celebrate #WorldObesityDay, we have changed all of our content to include #Pe... 12 Oct 2019
#TeachersMatter and play a vital role in a child’s life. 5 Oct 2019
☕️ It's #InternationalCoffeeDay ☕️ Ever wondered how much #caffeine is ... 1 Oct 2019
Organic products are often considered to be 'healthier' than conventional versio... 1 Oct 2019
It's #WorldVegetarianDay! 30 Sep 2019
It's #WorldHeartDay! ❤️ #CVDs are the number one killer, responsible for 17... 29 Sep 2019
#DYK, availability of and proximity to parks and recreation facilities have been... 29 Sep 2019
If you didn't find the time to #BeActive during the weekdays, don't worry! 28 Sep 2019
#5minChallenge Accepted! 26 Sep 2019
It's #EuropeanDayofLanguages! 26 Sep 2019
Do you sit all day, everyday? 24 Sep 2019
It's #EuropeanWeekOfSport! 23 Sep 2019
⚠️ Low fat doesn’t equal low sugar. For example, low fat fruit-flavoured ... 22 Sep 2019
⚠️ Low fat doesn’t equal low sugar. For example, low fat fruit yoghurts ... 22 Sep 2019
Colour doesn't matter. And YES, this also applies when it comes to #wholegrains. 17 Sep 2019
A health claim states, suggests or implies that a relationship exists between a ... 16 Sep 2019
Name the dish! According to a @Stanford study, attractive named dishes could in... 15 Sep 2019
Correct! ✅ One portion of meat & fish is approximately the size of the pal... 15 Sep 2019
#ThrowbackThursday to EUFIC's @WMicrobiomeDay fermented food lunch. 12 Sep 2019
#HealthyEating is more than just choosing good foods, it's also about preparing ... 12 Sep 2019
Fat is NOT the villain! 11 Sep 2019
Which has been done to streamline communication in the food industry? Book today... 11 Sep 2019
Which has been done to streamline communication in the food industry? Book today... 11 Sep 2019
#Obesity is a complex disease that is influenced by a variety of factors. Reduci... 8 Sep 2019
#Obesity is a complex disease that is influenced by a variety of factors. Reduci... 8 Sep 2019
Prevention is key to beating #NCDs, such as #Type2diabetes! ⚖️ Maintain a he... 8 Sep 2019
Prevention is key to beating #NCDs, such as #Type2diabetes! ⚖️ Maintain a he... 8 Sep 2019
Just beet #NCDs! 5 Sep 2019
Just beet #NCDs! 5 Sep 2019
About 422 million people have #diabetes 4 Sep 2019
About 422 million people have #diabetes 4 Sep 2019
It's Friday 30 Aug 2019
It's Friday 30 Aug 2019
Correct!✅ The human body has 8 major muscle groups! Weight training and other ... 29 Aug 2019
Correct!✅ The human body has 8 major muscle groups! Weight training and other ... 29 Aug 2019
Need a bit of #MondayMotivation to #BeActive? Make it easier on yourself! 26 Aug 2019
Need a bit of #MondayMotivation to #BeActive? Make it easier on yourself! 26 Aug 2019
How much #water should you drink each day? 25 Aug 2019
How much #water should you drink each day? 25 Aug 2019
A grocery store experiment discovered that unless motivated by a health goal, pe... 23 Aug 2019
A grocery store experiment discovered that unless motivated by a health goal, pe... 23 Aug 2019
It's #WorldPlantMilkDay! 22 Aug 2019
It's #WorldPlantMilkDay! 22 Aug 2019
The issues that need solving in the food system are diverse, and we need diverse... 21 Aug 2019
The issues that need solving in the food system are diverse, and we need diverse... 21 Aug 2019
We at @EUFIC make time for breakfast! 18 Aug 2019
❤️ Nuts are one of nature’s own treats 16 Aug 2019
Restaurants are serving us heavy meals. 94% of full service meals & 72% of f... 15 Aug 2019
Frozen vegetables are just as good as fresh. 12 Aug 2019
Can we prevent #type2diabetes? 11 Aug 2019
Reducing #salt not only stimulates your culinary skills but reduces your blood p... 10 Aug 2019
They say troubles come in packs... Sadly, this is also the case for #NCDs. 9 Aug 2019
Noncommunicable diseases (#NCDs), including heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabe... 7 Aug 2019
Non-communicable diseases (#NCDs), also known as chronic diseases, are responsib... 6 Aug 2019
Tired of the same old #datenight? 5 Aug 2019
Even small amounts of #PhysicalActivity can have a positive impact on our health... 4 Aug 2019
The longer you breastfeed the greater the benefits for both mother and baby. #Br... 3 Aug 2019
It's #FriendshipDay! Let's change our attitudes towards people living with #ob... 30 Jul 2019
Taking anything faster than it is being put back doesn’t work! 29 Jul 2019
Travelling abroad can be the perfect time to try new & exciting cuisines. ✈️ 19 Jul 2019
Don’t let your #foodallergies stop you! 17 Jul 2019
Researchers analyse 100 cooking episodes hosted by 24 different chefs for #SafeF... 16 Jul 2019
DON'T defrost food at room temperature. 13 Jul 2019

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