In conjunction to Nutrition Month Malaysia 2013, I am reposting Malaysian Dietary Guidelines as a reminder.
#1: Eat a variety of foods within the recommended food intake
#2: Maintain body weight in a healthy range (A healthy Body Mass Index)
#3: Be physically active everyday.
#4: Eat adequate amount of rice, other cereal product (preferably whole grains) and tubers
#5: Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables everyday
#6: Consume moderate amounts of fish, meat, poultry, eggs, legumes and nuts
#7: Consume adequate amounts of milk and milk products
#8: Limit intake of foods high in fats and minimise fats and oils in food preparation
#9: Choose and prepare foods with less salt and sauces
#10: Consume foods and beverages low in sugars
#11: Drink plenty of water daily
#12: Practise exclusive breastfeeding from birth until six months and continue to breastfeed until 2 years of age
#13: Consume safe and clean foods and beverage
#14" Make effective use of nutrition information on food labels.
What first came to your mind when you see this?
I gave it a look and hmm... there isn't a complete guideline. Consumer will need to learn how to eat, the amount and