National Nutrition Centre Overview

The National Nutrition Centre (NNC) is a department under the Ministry of Health and Wellness with responsibility for promoting good nutrition in Barbados.

It was established in 1972 to provide services directed at preventing and managing cases of pediatric protein-energy malnutrition and to promote a standard of good nutrition in Barbados.

Today, the National Nutrition Centre houses the largest number of nutrition professionals in any government department on island and maintains responsibility for promoting good nutrition nationally.


Creating healthy food environments.

These guidelines aim to encourage healthy eating habits to prevent and manage chronic nutrition related diseases.

Stay current with what is new in nutrition and related areas of health and wellness. 

Theme for Nutrition Month: 

“Creating Healthy Food Environments”


Healthy Foods in Schools

Nutritional and Practical Guidelines for Schools.



Enjoy practical information on several nutrition topics and tips for selecting nutritious foods.


General Health & Wellness

Workplace & Organization Wellness (WOW). Included in this section are flyers with tips on common nutrition topics.



Discover a range of healthy recipes that are easy to make and relatively affordable.

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Answers to frequently asked questions. Coming Soon!

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The National Nutrition Centre offers a wide range of nutrition services. Click to see services offered and contact information.


Summer Camp

Physical Activity
Hikes and nature trails
In-class interactive fun but educational sessions
Cooking demonstrations and participation
Pictures and recipes from previous camps
Summer Camp Dates: July 24 to August 11, 2023

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