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Forum global sur la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition • Forum FSN

Re: Are there any successful policies and programmes to fight overweight and obesity?

Muqeem Shah Miakheel
Muqeem Shah MiakheelMinistry of Public HealthAfghanistan

There is no specific policy for the preventing obesity in Afghanistan but in local communities some of food remidies are used for preventing and control obesity.

These food should be avoided for controling obesity or during obesity:

1.Red meat and processes meat.

2.White bread and Whit rice.

3.Potatos, White Pista and sweets.

Strategies for preventin Obesity:

1.Eat five or six serving of fruit or vegetables daily.

2.Exercise regulary especially up and down using of stairs.