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“Your Why” makes all the difference – Motivation

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This article is brought to you by EREPS Ambassador Rocco Venizelos

It is our emotions that lead us away from the right path. Unless we exercise some degree of control over them, we will end up victims of our own reality as emotions are an ever-changing variable. It is, therefore, essential to build up our defenses to carry on and persevere until we reach our goal. Our defense IS our motivation.

“Your Why” makes all the difference – Nutrition

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Firstly, the reason we have these extra pounds or the reason why we cannot lose them is not our metabolism, those evil genes, our bad fortune or a bad horoscope. The article of Andreas Zourdos (Nutritionist – Dietitian) “No, we are not what we eat” will solve many questions you may have.

Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan places spotlight on prevention

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Every year, 3.5 million people in the EU are diagnosed with cancer, and 1.3 million die from it. Without reversing current trends, it could become the leading cause of death in the EU. The Europe's Beating Cancer plan aims to reduce the cancer burden for patients, their families and health systems. The first steps of the plan have been presented by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and the European Commissioner for public health and food safety, Stella Kyriakides on February 4.

OECD’s New Report shows Heavy Burden of Obesity in Europe and beyond

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Almost a decade after their first publication on obesity (2010), OECD is back with new study results – and they do not paint a pretty picture. In 2010 about one in five people in OECD countries were obese, the current report ‘Heavy Burden of Obesity: The Economics of Prevention’ shows this has now risen to nearly one in four, not only decreasing the overall health of Europeans, but also affecting their economies.