Drink water, be healthy: a new campaign from EASO for obesity prevention

The European Association for the Study of Obesity and its Healthy Hydration Working Group launched a campaign for obesity prevention, explaining “the importance of drinking water as a healthy choice, and providing tips to help improve consumption”.

A recent study showed that not only obesity rates tend to rise in Europe but that misconceptions on the consequences of obesity remain. One fourth of the population is not aware that obesity can cause heart diseases, diabetes, high blood pressure and cancer. Healthy habits can be easily learned hence obesity prevention should start during childhood.

Available both for healthcare professionals and the general public, the campaign aims at conveying simple messages and easy-to-implement tips for children.

Here are 5 tips for drinking better :

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