These programmes and actions were reported by countries for the 2nd WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017 module on actions related to healthy diets, overweight and diet-related NCDs. More actions and programmes reported can be accessed through the country page.
The information has been retrieved from the FAO Food-based dietary guidelines website at http://www.fao.org/nutrition/education/food-dietary-guidelines/home/en/
These FBDGs were also reported to the WHO (2018) Global Nutrition Policy Review. Country progress in creating enabling policy environments for promoting healthy diets and nutrition http://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/policies/global_nut_policyrevi...
The Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016–2017 is the report of the second comprehensive analysis of nutrition-related policy environment, coordination mechanisms, available capacities and actions being taken in 176 Member States (91%) and one area which responded to the survey carried out between July 2016 and December 2017.
The food guide chosen by Antigua and Barbuda to represent the messages of its guidelines is a pineapple divided into seven food groups: starchy foods; vegetables; fruits; food from animals; peas, beans and nuts; fats and oils; sugars and sweeteners. The size of the food groups is proportional to their daily recommended amount. Images of physical activity surround the pineapple.
Publishing institution: Ministries of Health, Education and Agriculture
PDF available at the FAO website at
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