The Association of Adult and Child Nutrition is a non-profit organization that encourages nutritionists, physicians and all citizens who want their families to eat healthy and follow a healthy lifestyle to unite and share experiences and knowledge about adult and child nutrition.
In Ukraine, the problem of malnutrition is very critical: more than two-thirds of all diseases within the population are the result of an unhealthy lifestyle. Ukraine has the worst rate of mortality due to malnutrition within Europe.
According to the WHO, one of the greatest threats to humanity today is being overweight, and this problem is growing rapidly. According to projected data, by 2030 it is expected that 86.3% of the adult population will be overweight, and obesity – up to 51.1%.
The WHO is particularly concerned about the prevalence of overweight children: in 2010 the number of overweight children under 5 in the world was 42 million, and among adolescents – 103 million. According to state statistics, in Ukraine the prevalence of obesity among adolescents increased 2.5 times over the past 10 years.
We have such disappointing statistics due to the lack of information about the principles of healthy eating.
«Dr. Samoilenko Clinic Of Dietology» is a socially responsible team that has gone beyond business relations with patients and created a public organization, the main task of which is to raise public awareness of nutrition.