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This publication contains the full texts of the six technical discussion papers prepared for the Expert Consultation on Nutrition Education for the Public held from 18-22 September 1995 in Rome, Italy. The report of this consultation was published as FAO Food and Nutrition Paper 59 in 1995 and contains concise summaries of the discussion papers. With the publication of the full text of the papers, FAO aims to further promote the important field of nutrition education for the public in order to reinforce healthy dietary practices, prevent malnutrition and contribute to the improvement of nutrition of all groups of populations. This publication is to complement other recent FAO publications in this field such as "Get the best from your food", Social communication in nutrition, Report of joint FAO/WHO Expert Consultation on development and use of food based dietary guidelines held from 2-7 March 1995 in Nicosia, Cyprus.

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