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Food based Dietary Guidelines
National Food-Based Dietary Guidelines (FBDG) are a key tool in nutrition education strategies for the general public.
The Nutrition Education and Consumer Awareness Group assists governments in developing national FBDG:
- FBDG reflect the nutrition situation of the country
- FBDG recommendations use ordinary language that the general public understands
- FBDG provide practical advice that is appropriate for local customs, dietary patterns, economic conditions and lifestyles.
- FBDG are based on scientific principles
Food Guidelines by Country
FAO is pleased to present dietary guidelines and food guides, which we have received from around the world. Please click here