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    • CINDI dietary guide 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/00/5018028, 2000)‎
      The WHO Regional Office for Europe is committed to promoting an integrated approach to health promotion and disease prevention. These dietary guidelines provide information that health professionals can relay to their clients to help them prevent disease and promote health. This guide demonstrates that a healthy diet is based mainly on foods of plant origin, rather than animal origin. It also focuses on the need to provide information on the link between health and diet for the most vulnerable groups in society, notable people with low incomes. ...
    • Food and nutrition policy for schools : a tool for the development of school nutrition programmes in the European Region 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/06/5073063, 2006)‎
      Healthy nutrition interventions need to occur early in childhood and adolescence in order to prevent or reverse the adverse health effects of overweight and poor eating habits. Childhood and adolescence is a critical period for diets of high nutritional quality as the physiological need for nutrients is high relative to energy needs. In addition, many core eating habits and behavioural patterns are developed that may persist throughout adulthood. Schools can provide an important opportunity for prevention, because they provide the most effective ...
    • Food-based dietary guidelines in the WHO European Region 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/03/5045414, 2003)‎
      An unhealthy diet combined with physical inactivity increase the risk for non-communicable diseases (‎NCD)‎ enormously. There is a clear need for political commitment to nutrition policies which will help prevent NCD through provision of enough healthy, affordable food, especially fresh fruit and vegetables. Part of this political action should include the translation of nutrient population goals into food-based dietary guidelines at the national level. It is fundamental that the Ministry of Health endorses food-based dietary guidelines that are ...
    • Healthy eating for young people in Europe : a school-based nutrition education guide 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/ICP/IVST 06 03 06, 2000)‎
      The guide intends to encourage the further development of nutrition education in European schools. It intends to do this by placing nutrition education within the idea of the health-promoting school and by providing a framework for nutrition education in the health-promoting school. The framework provides objectives for nutrition education for four age groups from 4 to 16 years old under seven topic headings. There are also objectives for the whole school and for work with families and the community. This guide also provides case studies from ...
    • Lifestyles and behaviour change 

      World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (‎EUR/ICP/LVNG 01 04 06, 1998)‎
      Hosted by the National Health Services Executive, West Midlands, United Kingdom and in collaboration with the University of Birmingham, the WHO Regional Office for Europe convened a working group on lifestyles and behavioural change in Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom from 24 to 28 November 1997. The group assessed the up-to-date evidence of the effectiveness of primary care-based interventions and strategies to implement such interventions in the four areas of smoking, alcohol drinking, diet and physical activity. The objectives were to ensure ...
    • WHO Regional Office for Europe nutrient profile model 

      Unknown author (‎2015)‎
      This publication describes a regional nutrient profile model for use and adaptation by Member States of the WHO European Region when developing policies to restrict food marketing to children.