Action - Prehrambene smjernice [Dietary guidelines ] - Food-based dietary guidelines - Adolescents|Adult men and women|School age children (SAC)

Programme: Prehrambene smjernice [Dietary guidelines ]

Programme description

Croatia uses a food pyramid divided into four levels. Cereals, tubers and legumes are placed at the bottom of the pyramid; vegetables and fruits take the second level; animal source foods can be found on the third level. At the top there are fats and oils, and highly processed foods rich in sugar and fat whose consumption should be minimized.

Publishing institution: Ministry of Health

PDF available at the FAO website at

Programme type


The information has been retrieved from the FAO Food-based dietary guidelines website at

Start date:

Target group: 
Adult men and women
School age children (SAC)
Implementation details : 

2002 (for adults), 2008 (for children 7–10 years), 2012 (for adolescents 11–15 years)

Revision log

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