MINISTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH HONORS WINNERS IN HEALTHY COOKING COMPETITION /FOR LOCAL PRESS/

Doha – HE Minister of Public Health Dr Hanan Mohammed Al Kuwari honored Monday the winners in a competition on writing a book on healthy cooking, an initiative launched by the ministry to promote healthy cooking and lifestyle.

Director of Health Protection and Non-communicable Diseases at the Ministry of Public Health HE Sheikha Dr Al-Anoud Bint Mohamed Al-Thani said that the competition was part of a national plan on nutrition and fitness, in line with the national strategy for health that aims to limit the spread of obesity by raising awareness of its dangers. Her Excellency added that the competition aimed to raise awareness on the benefits of a healthy diet by communicating that information to citizens in popular ways such as cook books and smartphone apps. They revised more than 70 recipes before choosing 55 ones that will make it in the book.

The Director of Health protection said that they started holding this competition in 2011 for the first. Her Excellency noted that this year’s edition of the book is currently in the design stage. (QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency

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