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4th Seminar Health & Environment: Obesity as an Environmental Issue

Wanneer 24-04-2014
van 15:30 tot 19:00
Waar Leuven
Naam Wim Bronckaers
Telefoonnummer 016/373309
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‘Health and Environment’

Fourth Seminar Thursday 24th of April, 2014


Obesity as an environmental issue



15.30 – 15.45: Welcome and setting the scene (Prof. Christophe Matthys, KU Leuven)

15.45 – 16.15: The rewarding aspects of our diet: implications for overweight and obesity. (Leentje Vervoort, PhD, UGent)

16.15 – 16.45: The relation between media use and eating habits (Prof. Charlotte De Backer, UA)

16.45 – 17.15: What is the role of the industry (in the prevention) of the obesity epidemic? (Dhr Chris Moris, FEVIA)

17.15 – 17.45: Education for a healthier diet: strongly needed or a waste of time? (Prof. Lea Maes, UGent)

17.45 – 18.15: Obesity and its epigenetic consequences (Prof. Adelheid Soubry, KU Leuven)

18.15 – 18.30: Closing of the session (Prof. Christophe Matthys, KU Leuven)

18.30 - ….: Network opportunity during the reception


Location: BMW 1 (O &N 2, 04.223 – Campus Gasthuisberg)

Entrance: Free

Reservation (optional): mail to wim.bronckaers@kuleuven.be

More informationSee the flyer (pdf)