Food Based Dietary Guidelines for Sri Lankans - Practitioners' Handbook

The Nutrition Division of the Ministry of Health has successfully completed the formulation of Food Based Dietary Guidelines and has organized the launch of the practitioners’ handbook to disseminate information on the guidelines.


Date                : 22nd August 2022

Time               : 9am – 11am

Venue             : BMICH , Lavender Hall

What is the body mass index (BMI)?

The body mass index (BMI) is a measure that uses your height and weight to work out whether your weight is healthy.  BMI is calculated by dividing an adults’s weight in kilograms by their height in meters squared.  For example, A BMI of 25 means 25kg/m2. Read More