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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Culinary master class, Moscow: healthy nutrition can be easy, affordable and tasty

To help dispel some of the new and old misconceptions surrounding healthy nutrition, WHO together with the Russian Federation Ministry of Health hosted an unconventional event in one of Moscow’s parks – a culinary master class on healthy nutrition for representatives of the media.


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