5 fruits and vegetables a day, limiting sugar… even if everyone knows what is good for our health, how can we change our habits? Adopting the right habits regarding our plates for a healthier diet can be learned little by little and sometimes a long-lasting support is necessary.
Convinced of the need to find a nutritional balance combining pleasure and health, the Roquette Foundation encourages initiatives and supports project leaders who work with populations to bring them to change their eating habits.
Regular physical activity and good nutrition are necessary for a good health. Sport Dans La Ville (Sports in the City) site leaders have found that young people tend to eat inappropriate snacks after physical activity. The Sport and Nutrition program raises awareness on the importance of good nutrition.
The risk of obesity for people with intellectual disabilities is higher than that of the general population, which is why the association Prev’Santé MEL, which works for the prevention and management of patients with diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and obesity, wishes to adapt and make its programs accessible to people with intellectual disabilities.
The Thien An Home II association helps children and young people from an ethnic minority in Vietnam by providing them with good food, an educational program around agriculture and animal husbandry, as well as health coverage to enable them to integrate into society and the professional world.
The association Fédérons Les Villes pour la Santé (Federating Cities for Health), through the program Vivons en Forme (Let’s Live Healthy), proposes concrete solutions to local and territorial authorities to prevent overweight and obesity in children and to promote fitness and well-being within families, through education on diet and physical activity.