The 2nd European Congress of the European Lifestyle Medicine Organization (ELMO) has been organized in Rome, Italy from Friday 8 to Sunday 10th of November 2019. Health professionals from all over Europe and the world were present and attended the lectures and parallel workshops.
Dr. Valentini Konstantinidou in the Congress of ELMO
Dr. Valentini Konstantinidou, founder of DNANUTRICOACH® is a founding member of ELMO, holds the position of Spain’s Ambassador and Head of the Nutrition working group. During the 2nd European Congress of ELMO, Dr. Konstantinidou served as a member of the scientific committee. She also presented the advances of Nutrigenetics, the main research done in this scientific field, the ways nutrigenetics can be applied in the clinical practice together with the market´s current status worldwide.
The Greek Prof. Antonia Trichopoulou was invited by the organizers for a keynote lecture. Prof. Antonia Trichopoulou is the President of the Hellenic Health Foundation and she talked about how the paradigm of the traditional Mediterranean diet can help achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals through food.
European Lifestyle Medicine Organization
The European Lifestyle Medicine Organization is a non-profit non-political, non-religious scientific and medical organization that promotes lifestyle medicine for the prevention and treatment of lifestyle-related diseases. These diseases are known as chronic diseases and have been lately named by WHO as Non-Communicable diseases (NCDs). These include cancer, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and Chronic Lung Diseases, as well as an ever-increasing amount of mental disorders. Sixty-eight% (68%) of deaths from NCDs can be prevented by means of nutrition, physical activity, stress therapy, and lifestyle management.
Lifestyle medicine in practice
The 3-in-1 DNANUTRICOACH® method applied by Dr. Konstantinidou complies with the above lifestyle medicine criteria and achieves 100% personalized prevention through applied nutrigenetics and Food Coaching®. Book today a free 30-min, online, session to learn more.