Promoting a Healthy Diet for the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region

User-friendly Guide

October 2012
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  • Publisher
    World Health Organization
  • Published
    25th October 2012
  • ISBN 9789290218340
  • Language English
  • Pages 42 pp.
  • Size 6.75" x 9.875"

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.