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Dietary Guidelines for the Brazilian Population


This document establishes principles and recommendations for an adequate and healthy diet for Brazilian population.


  • It issues the provision of healthy, diverse, safe foods as well as the inclusion of illustrative recommendations easy to public understanding.
  • It seeks to prevent the main determining and conditioning factors that lead to NCDs, malnutrition, and obesity.
  • It encourages the development of intersectoral strategies for the promotion and protection of healthy enviroments, trough actions focused on public healthy policies and the reorientation of helth services from the perspective of health promotion.