Heart Health: Food, Beverage Manufacturers to Reformulate Products by Chioma Obinna


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As millions  of people are losing their lives annually to Non Communicable Diseases, NCDs, food and nutrition experts in Nigeria have harped on healthful foods as a prerequisite for attainment of healthy nutrition. This is coming on the heels of call to Nigerian food and beverage manufacturers to reformulate their products for better health. At a sensitisation programme on “Heart Check Food Labelling Programme” organised in collaboration with the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, for manufacturers in Lagos, President, Board of Trustees, Nigerian Heart Foundation, NHF, Emeritus Professor Akinkugbe affirmed that healthy nutrition is an important part of a healthy life , hence, the need to provide education on heart- healthy foods. Read more

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