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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)  
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Last Updated on Thursday, 29 September 2011 07:08


3rd Meeting of the Salt Smart Consortium. Brasilia, 28-29 Oct

 3rd Meeting of Salt Smart Consortium was held in Brasilia (Brazil), on 28 and29 of October 2014. The objective was to advance in harmonization and to agree on regional targets for the salt/sodium content in key food categories. During the meeting was acknowledge the progress with dietary salt reduction in the Region.

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