The launching of our website

Nutrition Division is the focal point of coordination of all the nutrition related activities in the Ministry of Health. We are happy to announce the launching of our website on 10th December, 2020.

This online platform will serve as a credible information source which promotes healthful eating choices, to   a wider range of audience even beyond Sri Lanka.  In promoting healthful eating choices food based dietary Guidelines sets the foundation; the website converse FBDG messages in a more context specific simplified manner. This website will be a gateway open for community to national level experts to resolve compelling nutrition issues and obtain direct guidance.

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