Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety
Nutrition and physical activity
EU Platform for Action
Special Report on the EU Platform on Diet, Physical Activity and Health (reference period 2006-2012)
+ Annexes to the final report
The evaluation report carried out by the Evaluation Partnership on behalf of the Public Health Evaluation and Impact Assessment Consortium (PHEIAC) is completed by 2 case studies on the Platform members’ commitments for action in the key areas of Advertising and marketing to children, and Food/ drink reformulation (the practice of reducing sugar, salt and/or fat in a product).
Nutrition and physical activity - Other key documents
European Commission Green Paper :"Promoting healthy diets and physical activity: a European dimension for the prevention of overweight, obesity and chronic"
Press release on "Health statistics - Key data on health 2002":
Health in the EU under the microscope: A wide set of indicators from the most relevant sources
World Health Organization (WHO)
Report of a Joint WHO/FAO Expert Consultation
Implementation progress report of the Strategy for Europe on nutrition, overweight and obesity related health issues
European Parliament resolution of 25 September 2008 on the White Paper on nutrition, overweight and obesity- related health issues
Opinion of the Commission for Sustainable Development on 'A strategy for Europe on nutrition, overweight and obesity related health issues'
Council conclusions on Commission White Paper on a strategy for Europe on nutrition, overweight and obesity related issues
White Paper from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions on: A Strategy for Europe on Nutrition, Overweight and Obesity related health issues
Summary of Impact Assessment prepared for the White Paper "A Strategy for Europe on Nutrition, Overweight and Obesity related health issues"