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HELENA will provide, for the first time in Europe, comparable data about obesity prevalence and body composition among male and female European adolescents.


Key Issues
  • Food and nutrient intake in European adolescents.

  • Nutrition knowledge of adolescents in Europe.

  • Pattern of physical activity and fitness in European adolescents.

  • Obesity and nutrition-related diseases of adolescents in Europe.

  • Vitamin and mineral status of adolescents in Europe.

  • Genetic variability and phenotype heterogeneity in European adolescents.

  • Development of healthy new foods targeting adolescents in Europe.

  • Development of computer based life style education interventions for adolescents.

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