2. Is the key….……
Healthy Body and
The study of various nutrients, their functions,
food sources and their effects in human well
being is called NUTRITION.
Nutrition science is the area of knowledge
regarding the role of food in maintenance of
4. Nutrition Education is a systematically planned
set of activities.
Nutrition Education is an essential component
to improve the nutritional status of a population
and is crucial for the well being of people in
5. Nutrition Education, Based on different views:
Information dissemination approach
Facilitating behaviours conducive to health
Focus on environmental change
6. Influence public policies and promote access
to a variety of nutritious food.
To develop personal skills and motivation to
adopt healthy eating practices.
To develop nutrition advisory services and
nutrition education of the public.
To participate in coordinated community
To improve nutritional status/ level in the
8. Major functions of nutrition education
Enhancing peoples motivation
Facilitating the ability to take action
Improving environmental supports
9. Nutrition Educators can also use a growth
centered educational approach.
Nutrition educators can also work in coalitions
Other professionals Major
Organizational and Operational
Governmental Agencies Sectors………
10. All the Basic Foods in
• Fast Food high in fat
sugar and salt
• Sweetened Beverages
• Large Portions
• More fruits
• Familiar • More whole
• Easy (To buy, and less
prepare and eat) processed grains
• Tasty Food • Variety
• Good value for • Less Fat,
Money (Cheap) Sugar and
• Healthy Sodium
• Balanced food