Healthy Diet

Healthy diet helps to protect against malnutrition in all its forms, as well as  non-communicable diseases (NCDs), including such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer and stroke. Healthy practices of dietary start early in life – breastfeeding fosters healthy growth and improves cognitive development, and may have longer term health benefits such as reducing the risk of becoming overweight and developing NCDs later in life. Keeping salt intake helps to prevent and reduces the risk of heart disease and hypertension stroke in the population of adult. Consuming a healthy diet throughout the life-course helps to prevent malnutrition.

  • Plenty of colourful vegetables, legumes/beans
  • Fruit
  • Grain

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