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.
1998 (Food-based dietary guidelines for Thailand), 2010 (Guidelines for infants and young children)
The Thai food guide is a hanging flag, known as ‘the nutrition flag’. The four layers in the nutrition flag denote the type and amount of the food groups that are recommended for consumption. Recommendations are as follows: (i) eat rice, rice products, other grains and starchy food groups in abundance; (ii) eat plenty of vegetables and fruits; (iii) eat meat, legumes, eggs and milk appropriately; (iv) eat limited amounts of oil, sugar and salt.
Publishing institution: Ministry of Health
PDF available at the FAO website at
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