Chief Medical Officer renews call for population to eat healthy amidst increase in NCDs

There are renewed calls for the population to eat healthy foods for sustainable health and well-being.


Leading the charge at the Caribbean Nutrition Day held in Downtown, Kingston recently, Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jacquiline Bisasor-McKenzie noted the increasing prevalence of

non-communicable diseases in Jamaica.


She stressed the important role that food plays in keeping people healthy or contributing to diseases.

Dr. Bisasor-McKenzie emphasized that unhealthy foods lead to lifestyle diseases while noting the importance of reading labels on processed food items.


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