Eating well for a healthy and active life


Good nutrition is our first defence against disease and our source of energy to live and be active. FAO plays a key role in reorienting the global food system to ensure good nutrition and health.

FAO has just published recommendations to maintain a healthy diet during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more on FAO’s Covid-19 page.

Below is a broad selection of publications covering topics ranging from dietary guidelines to healthy recipes from around the world.

For more titles on these topics, see also the latest FAO publications catalogue.

Further reading

Additional resources