HAO
Education on Nutrition Program

Nutrition Education

Foods, diets and nutritional status are important determinants of health. Aside from the role of genetics, the dominant risk factors for non-communicable diseases are behavioral; they relate to unhealthy diets, inadequate physical activity, exposure to tobacco smoke (and air pollutants)What we eat and our nutritional status can affect cardiovascular diseases, some types of cancer and diabetes. Foods, diet and nutritional status,including overweight and obesity, are also associated with elevated blood pressure and blood cholesterol, and resistance to the action of insulin. These conditions are not only risk factors for NCDs, but major causes of illness themselves.

Intervantion

Community nutrition promotion using Nutrition education and guidance to the community

Outcome

Adequate lifestyles related to food consumption patterns and improved quality of life to the community

General objective

We aim to improve the nutrition problems by provision of advice and education in relation to the community needs