WHO Recommendation

Infant and young child feeding


Key facts Every infant and child has the right to good nutrition according to the “Convention on the Rights of the Child”. Undernutrition is associated with 45% of child deaths. Globally in 2020, 149 million children under 5 were estimated to be stunted (too short for age), 45 million were estimated to be wasted (too […]

Current WHO recommendation to reduce free sugar intake from all sources to below 10% of daily energy intake for supporting overall health is not well supported by available evidence


Abstract Sugar is widely consumed over the world. Although the mainstream view is that high added or free sugar consumption leads to obesity and related metabolic diseases, controversies exist. This narrative review aims to highlight important findings and identify major limitations and gaps in the current body of evidence in relation to the effect of […]