Policy - The National Strategy And Plan Of Action Against Diabetes, Hypertension, Dyslipidemia And Obesity in Jordan

Published by:
Government of Jordan
Published year:
Is the policy document adopted?:
No / No information
Type of policy:
NCD policy, strategy or plan with healthy diet components


Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

The focus of the strategy:

The Strategy would focus on prevention and management of diabetes with special attention to children and adolescents.

1- Prevention of diabetes:

This can be achieved through:

a- Promotion of healthy diet for all the population: Healthy diet has been defined as follows:

1- Saturated fats constitute less than 10% of the daily energy intake, trans-fatty acids less than 1%, and free sugars less than 10%

2- Contains < 5 g salt a day.

3- Includes 400 g fruits and vegetables a day.

4- Intake of Legumes, whole grains and nuts is encouraged.

5- Achieves energy balance and a healthy weight

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