24 May 2024, 18:02

Consuming edible foods following dietary guidelines underscored

GAIBANDHA, MAY 24, 2024 (BSS) - Speakers in a function today underscored the need for consuming edible foods following dietary guidelines properly  to get desired nutrition to help human body keep physically fit.

 “Very often, we eat food more than the requirement as a result our body is attacked with different diseases. On the contrary, We eat vitamin less food more resulting our human body suffer a lots. In this context, there is no alternative to eat nutritious or balance food following the dietary guidelines to keep physically fit”, they also said.

 They came up with the comments while they were addressing an Experience sharing and Capacity Building Training on Dietary Guidelines at SKS Inn, an out skirt of the district town, this morning.

 Sustained opportunities for Nutrition Governance (SONGO) Project being implemented by Cordaid Netherlands and RDRS Bangladesh arranged the function with the financial support of European Union.

 Director General (DG)of Food Planning and Monitoring Unit (FPMU) under the Ministry of Food  Md. Shahidul Haque formally inaugurated the training virtually staying  in Dhaka as the chief guest and Firoz Al- Mahmud, research director of FPMU, also spoke virtually from Dhaka as the special guest.

 Mahbubur Rahman, research director of FPMU, Mehedi Hasan Sohag, associate research director (ARD) of FPMU, Mezanur Rahman, ARD of FPMU, Mohammad Ismail Miah, ARD of FPMU, HillolBhoumik, research officer (RO) of the unit and Saleh AkramAkanda, RO of the unit, addressed the function among others.

 The speakers in their speeches urged all to eat a balanced and varied diet at every meal in a bid to avoid various health relating complexities.

 DG of FPMU Md. Shahidul Haque in his speeches said the government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had already achieved millennium development goal. Now the government is trying to achieve SDGs(sustainable development goals)  through building hunger and poverty free Bangladesh.
In this context, the DG emphasized the need for ensuring nutrition and nutritious food for all in the days of ahead to build healthy nation.

Earlier, a welcome speech was delivered by project manager Abul Kalam Azad, a presentation was done by monitoring and evaluation officer of the project Shariful Islam.

As many as 40 nutrition sales agent of the project and local elite, invited persons and mass media men participated in the function.



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