Action - GNPR 2016-2017: Promotion of healthy diet and prevention of obesity and diet-related NCDs (q12a) Food-based dietary guidelines for Sri Lankans - Food-based dietary guidelines - Adolescents|Adult men and women|Elderly|Infants and young children|Presc...

Programme: GNPR 2016-2017: Promotion of healthy diet and prevention of obesity and diet-related NCDs (q12a) Food-based dietary guidelines for Sri Lankans

Programme description

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.

Programme type

References

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.

Start date:

January
2011
Target group: 
Adolescents
Adult men and women
Elderly
Infants and young children
Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)
School age children (SAC)
Implementation details : 

The food guide of Sri Lanka is a food pyramid divided into six levels. Rice, breads, other cereals and yams are at the base: vegetables and fruits on the second level; fish, pulses, meat and eggs are on the third level; followed by dairy products, nuts and oils, and fat and sugary products.

Publishing institution: Nutrition Division- Ministry of Health

http://www.health.gov.lk/

See http://203.94.76.60/departmnt/NutritionDivision.html

PDF available at the FAO website at
http://www.fao.org/nutrition/education/food-dietary-guidelines/regions/c...

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