National Nutrition Week 2014

Due to South Africa’s rising obesity epidemic National Nutrition Week 2014, which runs from the 9th to the 15th October, will focus on raising awareness of the importance of portion control.
Statistics show that increasing numbers of South Africans are overweight or obese, with the problem at its worst among adult women and preschool children. ‘Choose your portion with caution!’ will be the central message for National Nutrition Week. View 2014 Guidelines


National Nutrition Week 2013

Due to South Africa’s rising obesity epidemic National Nutrition Week 2013, which runs from the 9th to the 15th October, will focus on raising awareness of the importance of portion control.
Statistics show that increasing numbers of South Africans are overweight or obese, with the problem at its worst among adult women and preschool children. ‘Eat less – choose your portion with caution!’ will be the central message for National Nutrition Week. View 2013 Guidelines

National Nutrition Week 2012

National Nutrition Week 2012

With a growing number of South Africans at risk of diet-related non-communicable diseases,
National Nutrition Week 2012 which runs from
9-15 October 2012,
will drive awareness that healthy eating is a key component of a healthy lifestyle.

People will also be encouraged to use the newly developed Food Guide and the recently updated Guidelines for Healthy Eating to learn more about the best choices for their healthy eating plans.


National Pregnancy Week 2012

National Pregnancy Week, 12-18 February, is a nutrition education and awareness campaign supported by Association for Dietetics in South Africa (ADSA). Registered dietitians are trained to provide up to date, relevant and accurate information on nutrition, food and health.

The week long campaign is designed to focus attention on the importance of optimum nutrition prior to, during and after pregnancy.

National Pregnancy Week provides the opportunity to remind the public and the media to turn to credible sources for relevant, science based information on food and nutrition.


National Nutrition week

National Nutrition Week 2011

National nutrition week is a nutrition education and awareness campaign arranged annually by a number of partners.

The campaign is designed to focus attention on the importance of actions to promote optimum nutrition through best food choices for health.

National nutrition week also reminds the public and the media to turn to credible sources for relevant, science based information on food and nutrition.