|Nutrition and an Active Life: From Knowledge to Action|
Nutrition and an Active Life: From Knowledge to Action
This publication, written by leading international public health professionals, highlights 13 case studies on a variety of topics including control of vitamin A deficiency, folic acid fortification of bread, control of iodine deficiency disorders, and the contribution of research to infant breast-feeding policies, as well as successful community projects to promote increased physical activity and the role of urban planning and public transportation in reducing the prevalence of sedentary lifestyles, among other important topics. (© PAHO, 2005)
A Organização Pan-Americana de Saúde (OPAS), através de um painel de especialistas independentes especialmente convocados para discutir sobre os efeitos do sal sobre a saúde, produziu esta recomendação para a orientação dos países membros na elaboração de políticas nacionais. As recomendações produzidas têm um enfoque populacional com o objetivo de reduzir o consumo de sal na dieta de todos os povos nas Américas sejam adultos, crianças ou idosos.
The list include information such as: institution name, contact name and fecha of endorsement. Updated as of September 2011.
The PAHO/WHO Regional Expert Group on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention through Dietary Salt Reduction has produced this policy statement. It has the rationale and recommendations for a population-based approach to reduce dietary salt intake among all people in the Americas, be they adults or children.
Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization