10% to 20% decrease in obesity prevalence: 15 European Community Based Programmes (CBPs) meet in Bucharest to share best practices in obesity prevention at the European Obesity Forum

EPODE International Network (EIN), the world’s largest obesity and NCDs prevention network, in partnership with the PRAIS Foundation – SETS Movement, holds the first European Obesity Forum, in Bucharest from 16th to 18th October 2013. This event is an exceptional opportunity for the CBPs from all over Europe and their multi-stakeholder supporters to share best … read more

Obesity can be successfully prevented

As part of the national movement “I’m living healthy, too!” – SETS, at the initiative of PRAIS Foundation, a sociologic study of Bucharest 1st graders’ lifestyle habits was conducted by GfK Romania. The official launch of the second SETS edition will further target the achievement of the objectives related to the prevention of child obesity … read more

The tomato can „play a double meal”

The fact that the famous fruit – yes, tomato is a fruit, with a history of over 3,000 years and origins in the Andes Cordillera – has numerous beneficial effects on health, is no longer a secret. The tomato contains 90% water, easily digestible by the human body and makes up the ideal base for … read more

2,137 pupils from 38 schools in Sector 1 involved in the 4th edition of “Your World? Clean!”

The PRAIS Foundation, together with Romprest – main partner, launched the fourth edition of the extracurricular educational program “Your World? Clean!” – LTC, which provides direct intervention on 2,137 4th grade pupils from 38 schools in Bucharest – Sector 1 and aims to educate the young generation for the selective collection of recyclable waste, promoting … read more

Preschoolers do not play outdoors often enough

The PRAIS Foundation, initiator of the national movement “I’m living healthy, too!” – SETS, presents the results of the study conducted by doctor Pooja Tandon and his team at the Seattle Children’s Research Institute, carried out on 9,000 children aged between 4 and 5 years – a sample representing 4 million children in this age … read more

Family meals and socialization

During the debates of the Scientific Council of the National Movement “I’m living healthy, too!” – SETS, initiated by the PRAIS Foundation with the purpose of preventing childhood obesity, the lifestyle is approached holistically as being a broad concept that integrates our attitudes towards life, intimately linked to health, to the well-being of an individual. … read more

National movement “I’m living healthy, too!” – SETS: 48,000 pupils from the primary level of education will learn about healthy lifestyle

PRAIS Foundation is launching the first annual edition of the national movement “I’m living healthy too!” – SETS aiming, for a period of 5 years, at preventing child obesity among children and promoting a healthy lifestyle among the Romanian families, in a new, holistic approach: mind, body, spirit. In September at The UN Summit on NCDs* … read more