Nutrition in Zambia
Nutrition is the intake of food in relation to the body’s dietary needs. Good nutrition, an adequate well balanced diet combined with regular physical activity is a cornerstone for good health. Poor nutrition can lead to reduced immunity, increased susceptibility to disease, impaired physical and mental development, and reduced productivity. Dietitians are health professionals who specialize in human nutrition, meal planning, economics, and preparation. They are trained to provide balanced dietary advice and are found in all health centres in Zambia. Find the centres that offer services on nutrition.