Food and nutrition: a choice for life
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.
1993. 12 pp.
ISBN 0-900827-61-0. Price £1.50 plus postage and
As part of its commitment to achieving the objectives set forth
at the FAO/WHO International Conference on Nutrition (ICN), the World
Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) has published the booklet
Food and nutrition: a choice for life. This attractive booklet is the
third in the World Issues Series, designed to motivate and inform young people
and adults on issues affecting their lives. Food and nutrition provides
practical advice on choosing a healthy lifestyle and gives information about the
major nutrients in foods, food and health, how to ensure safe food and women's
role in maintaining healthy diets. The booklet highlights the problems of
malnutrition, hunger and micronutrient deficiencies facing the global community
today. Finally, it illustrates the concrete actions being taken by WAGGGS.
Food and nutrition: a choice for life is available in English, French and
To order, write to: Finance Section, World Bureau, WAGGGS, Olave
Centre, 12c Lyndhurst Road, London NW3 5PQ, United