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Making the Netherlands healthier

Half of all Dutch adults are overweight, which makes them more susceptible to corona. A healthier lifestyle may help mitigate the effects of a COVID-19 infection and help prevent various chronic illnesses. This alleviates the pressure on health care and gives us a head start in future pandemics. Wageningen researchers join forces with governments, health care, food suppliers and schools to learn how we may make a healthier lifestyle more accessible. Do you think small steps, such as a daily serving of fruit and a walk, can make a difference?