Tasty, nutritional food adds years to life and life to years. Nevertheless, the burden of disease associated with poor nutrition continues to grow in the WHO European Region. Poor diet, overweight and obesity contribute to a large proportion of noncommunicable diseases, including cardiovascular diseases and cancer, the two main killers in the Region. National surveys in most countries indicate excessive fat intake, low fruit and vegetable intake and an increasing problem of obesity, all of which not only shorten life expectancy, but also harm the quality of life.

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FEEDCities video

This 360 virtual reality video documents the vibrant food market landscapes in several cities in central Asia and south-eastern Europe.The video is best viewed using virtual reality headsets.


Video – WHO-FAO: Second International Conference on Nutrition