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In some EU countries, as few as 35% of teenagers have a regular morning meal.

Make time for breakfast

With non-communicable diseases on the rise, and many Europeans skipping breakfast, the Breakfast is Best campaign is calling on stakeholders across Europe to address the importance of breakfast in healthy lifestyle choices and combating health inequalities.

The Breakfast is Best campaign – a multi-stakeholder science-based campaign involving Europe’s teachers, dieticians, doctors and CEEREAL – has launched the “Make Time for Breakfast Pledge”, calling on Europe to do more to encourage its citizens to have breakfast every day.

Make Time for Breakfast and sign the pledge!

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Together, our objective is to ensure that by 2020 all EU countries stress the importance of eating breakfast in their nutrition policies, and monitor breakfast consumption as a key health indicator. You can show your support today by signing our “Make Time for Breakfast Pledge”, which calls for action by policymakers across Europe in order to improve rates of regular breakfast eating. Our goal is to reach 1000 signatures by the end of 2014. You can find the full text of the pledge and sign at www.breakfastisbest.eu/pledge.

Calling for Action - from Europe’s Leaders

The second European Breakfast Day – 24 April 2013 – saw the ‘Breakfast is Best’ coalition – representatives of Europe’s teachers, doctors, dieticians and paediatric dieticians, and breakfast cereal industry (CEEREAL) – launch a “Call to Action” to Europe’s decision-makers to take the necessary steps to promote breakfast as part of a healthy lifestyle. You can find the full text here.

For more information, please e-mail info@breakfastisbest.eu or call Sylvie Aitken at the BIB Secretariat on +32 510 60 22

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