The Family Nutrition Guide is a practical guide that aims to improve the feeding and nutrition of families in developing countries. It is primarily written for health workers, nutritionists, agricultural extensionists or other development workers who design nutrition education materials and activities and work with people at community level. It should also be useful to mothers or other caregivers who want to know more about family feeding, as well as anyone training health staff and other community-level workers. Topics cover basic nutrition, family food security, meal planning, food hygiene and the special feeding needs of children, women and men, and old, sick and malnourished people. The nutrition facts for each topic are complemented by communication suggestions for peoples working directly with families and community group.