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Programme national nutrition Sant - 2001 - 2005 [National programme for nutrition and
MINISTERE DE L'EMPLOI ET DE LA SOLIDARITE MINISTERE
DELEGUE A LA SANTE
Is the policy document adopted?:
Ministry of Health
Type of policy:
Comprehensive national nutrition policy, strategy or plan
Programme national nutrition Sant - 2001 - 2005 [National programme for nutrition
and health 2001-2005]
Global database on the Implementation of
Nutrition Action (GINA)
Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition:
The NATIONAL NUTRITIONAL HEALTH PROGRAMME (NNHP) has a general objective to improve the state of health of the whole
population by acting on one of its major determinants, namely, nutrition.
Nine nutritional objectives which are priorities for publish health.
1. To increase consumption of fruits and vegetables in order to reduce the number of ?low consumers? of fruits and vegetables by
at least 25%.
2. To increase the consumption of calcium in order not to reduce by 25% the population having calcium intakes below the
recommended nutritional level, also reducing by 25% the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency.
3. To reduce the average contribution of total fat intakes to less than 35% of daily energy intake, with a reduction by a quarter in the
population average consumption of saturated fatty acids (less than 35% of total fat intakes)
4. To increase the consumption of carbohydrate so that they contribute more than 50% of daily energy intakes, by increasing the
consumption of starchy carbohydrates, reducing current consumption of simple sugars by 25% and by increasing consumption of
dietary fibre by 50%.
5. To reduce alcohol intakes among those who consume alcoholic drinks. This intake should not be more than the equivalent of 20g
of pure alcohol per day (two 10cl grasses of wine, two 25cl beers or 6cl of spirits). This objective is towards the general
population and is