Nutrition

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Dietary assessment
02 July 2018
Section: Nutrition assessment

This manual aims to signpost for the users the best way to measure food and nutrient intakes and to enhance their understanding of the key features, strengths and limitations of various methods. It also highlights a number of common methodological...

Section: Food composition

In December 2016, FAO and WHO convened an International Symposium on Sustainable Food Systems for Healthy Diets and Improved Nutrition, gathering delegates from 90 UN Member States representatives of intergovernmental organizations, private-sector entities, civil society organizations, academia/research organizations and producer...

Section: Food composition

These key messages are the culmination of three days of discussions, sharing of experience and reflection by over 600 people who participated in the International Symposium on Sustainable Food Systems for Healthy Diets and Improved Nutrition co-convened by the Food...

Section: Food composition

To make full use of available food biodiversity to enhance the nutritional status of populations, a better understanding of food biodiversity information in dietary intake is required. Co-published with Bioversity International, these pioneering guidelines will facilitate the adaptation of existing...

Section: Food composition

Food labelling is useful tool to protect consumer health and to prevent fraudulent practices. The handbook explains the general principles and good practices for food labelling, including international standards for labelling.