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.
Slovenia’s uses a food pyramid to illustrate graphically the messages of its guidelines. The “Food guide pyramid” is divided into four levels. Vegetables and fruits are placed at the bottom of the pyramid; cereals, tubers and legumes 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. Water, beverages and physical activity are also included in the pyramid.
‘The healthy plate’ publication provides recommendations on how to apply the dietary guidelines to single meals and on how to create healthy menus.
Publishing institution: World Health Organization CINDI (Country-wide Integrated Noncommunicable Diseases Intervention)
PDF available at the FAO website at
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