Nutritional education

Our commitment: Provide education programmes for good nutrition and feeding practices



Our


We believe we have a responsibility to share our nutrition expertise and consumer insight, especially to promote the importance of nutrition in the first 1000 days of life. We disseminate our knowledge, through appropriate channels, with healthcare providers and with parents and caregivers, to help raise healthier children.


Our objectives

Ongoing: Offer nutrition education services and programmes for healthcare professionals addressing global under- and over-nutrition problems.

Ongoing: Provide nutrition education for parents and caregivers on the importance of the first 1000 days (from conception to the child’s second birthday), including maternal nutrition during pregnancy and promoting breastfeeding as the best start in life.

By 2015: Nestlé Nutrition Institute (NNI) online professional education will be available in over 20 markets worldwide.

By 2015: Nestlé Start Healthy Stay Healthy will reach over 5 million mothers and caregivers worldwide with multilingual online nutrition education services.

By 2016: Nestlé Start Healthy Stay Healthy will reach over 10 million mothers and caregivers worldwide with nutrition education.

By 2017: Through a global website and 12 country-specific sites in 10 languages, the NNI online professional education will be available in over 50 countries.



Our progress

As the largest publisher of nutrition information, the NNI offers education services and programmes for healthcare professionals on nutrition and related health concerns. In 2015, the NNI supported 13 international congresses, and held satellite symposia at nine of them.

Nestlé Start Healthy Stay Healthy provides advice during the first 1000 days of life. By the end of 2015, it exceeded the 2016 objective by reaching over 20 million mothers and caregivers globally.


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