Good food 'critical to fighting disease'
Communicating nutrition research to the consumers will be a major key
strategy to improving healthy food consumption/making right dietary choices.
Nutrition education (public enlightenment) is probably the most important
determinant in changing peoples’ dietary habits for better nutrition,
unless people know that a particular food is good/bad for their health,
they will most likely continue in ignorance to the detriment of their
health and life.
JOHANNESBURG (Dispatch Online / January 22, 2003) -- In a media statement
released after the Southern African Development Community (SADC) ministerial
meeting on nutrition and HIV-Aids, Tshabalala-Msiang said: "There
is a need to ensure that we strengthen our nutrition and health promotion
"Good nutrition is critical ... for success of any medical intervention
against diseases including Aids-related treatment.
Therefore "the challenge of food security in the region needs to
Tshabalala-Msimang said the SADC commended the efforts of member states
to assist the 14million people in the region threatened with famine.