Dietary Guidelines from Around the World

Healthy Diet Pyramid, Singapore

Singapore Government. Health Promotion Board.

Guide to healthy eating issued by the Singapore Government.

Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating

Health Canada.

The Food Guide translates the science of healthy eating into practical food patterns and is designed to help Canadians make wise food choices.

Diet, Nutrition and the Prevention of Chronic Diseases: Report of a Joint WHO/FAO Expert Consultation (PDF | 722 KB)

World Health Organization.

This report reviews the burden of diet-related diseases around the world as well as regional food consumption patterns. It provides recommendations regarding the role of diet and physical activity in the prevention of disease.

Finnish Nutrition Recommendations

National Nutrition Council.

Nutrition recommendations issued by the Finnish government with the goal of defining appropriate nutrient intakes consistent with good health for various population groups.

Food Guidelines by Country

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Dietary guidelines and food guides collected by the Food and Agriculture Organization. Includes guides from countries in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America & the Caribbean, North America, the Near East and Europe. Some regional guides are also included.

Dietary Guidelines for Adults in Greece (PDF|170 KB)

Supreme Scientific Health Council. Ministry of Health and Welfare.

Discusses food-based dietary guidelines for Greeks and the scientific evidence for them.

Dietary Guidelines for Australian Adults (PDF | 1 MB)

National Health and Medical Research Council.

Dietary guidelines issued by the Australian government and based on the principles of good nutrition, ecological sustainability and equity.

Dietary Guidelines for Children and Adolescents in Australia (PDF | 1525 KB)

National Health and Medical Research Council.

Dietary guidelines for infants, children and teens issued by the Australian government with the goal of improving health and reducing diet-related diseases.