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Nutrition Education: Application of Theory and Strategies During the First 1000 Days for Healthy Growth

Speakers: A. Datillo

Presented at 92nd Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop: Nutrition Education - Strategies...


Anne Datillo defines nutrition education as being much more than nutrition information.  The goal with nutrition education is to motivate families to change behaviours towards good healthy eating habits. She notes that the World Health Organization only recognized in 2016 that malnutrition in infants can manifest itself in obesity as well as undernutrition.  There is a lack of complete global data regarding growth in infants and toddlers up to two years of age, and in this presentation Anne Datillo outlines some of the recent studies, identifies gaps and suggests how together we can move forward in this important area.