Promoting a Healthy Diet for the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
User-friendly Guide
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
ISBN-13    9789290218340 ISBN-10    9290218347
Order Number    14600068 Format    Paper Back
Price    CHF    12.50 / US$    15.00 Developing countries:    CHF    8.75
English     2012        41   pages
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This book provides dietary advice to promote health and reduce the risk of major chronic diseases through diet and physical activity. This user-friendly guide presents a set of dietary recommendations that are compatible with the different cultures and eating patterns of consumers in the Region, based on the availability of local and affordable foods. This publication represents an essential tool in supporting national and regional strategies to improve nutrition outcomes and health in the Region. It is primarily intended for use by policy-makers, health care providers, nutritionists, nutrition educators and anyone involved in food distribution and food service. It can also be used by schools, homes, cafeterias and businesses to improve the food choices of a range of consumers.