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For A Malnutrition-Free Gujarat, State’s Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Launched The Two-Year Nutrition Campaign
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For A Malnutrition-Free Gujarat, State’s Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Launched The Two-Year Nutrition Campaign

New Delhi: Home to more than 60 million people (5 percent of the population of India as per the population census of India 2011), Gujarat is one of India’s most urbanised states, with 43 percent of the population living in urban areas according to the state government. Yet, ...
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More than 60 per cent of premature deaths can be attributed to preventable cardiovascular disease, obesity and type 2 diabetes
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Malnutrition-Free India: Researchers Develop Tool To Tackle Diet Epidemic In India

New Delhi: As a disproportionately high number of premature deaths in India are caused by preventable diet-related disease, researchers from several institutes including those from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Delhi are collaborating to develop a measurement tool to capture dietary data at a national ...
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All You Need To Know About ‘One Nation, One Ration Card' And Its Impact On Public Distribution System
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All You Need To Know About ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ And Its Impact On Public Distribution System

‘One Nation One Ration Card’ will enable beneficiaries to get their quota of grains from any ration shop across the country and not just the area where the card was issued ...
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Hunger Crisis: Study Reveals People With Inadequate Access To Food More Likely To Die Prematurely
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Hunger Crisis: Study Reveals People With Inadequate Access To Food More Likely To Die Prematurely

According to a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, premature death by infectious-parasitic diseases, unintentional injuries and suicides were more than twice as likely for those experiencing poor access to food versus no food insecurity ...
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Concerted Efforts Can Make India Free From Malnutrition: Experts
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Concerted Efforts Can Make India Free From Malnutrition: Experts

According to the National Nutrition Strategy of 2017, the country aims to reduce malnutrition among children by focusing on multiple factors like breastfeeding, dietary diversification, deworming and better access to clean water and sanitation among others ...
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Malnutrition In India: Has This Decade Laid Down A Blueprint For A Malnutrition-Free India?
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Malnutrition In India: Has This Decade Laid Down A Blueprint For A Malnutrition-Free India?

Despite numerous government schemes and interventions, malnutrition remains a major health concern for India’s children. Here a look at the issue, Poshan Abhiyan and what can be done to meet the deadline of Sustainable Development Goals 2 and 3   ...
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How Nutrition During First 1000 Days And Anaemia In Mothers Is Linked To Malnutrition In Children
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How Nutrition During First 1000 Days And Anaemia In Mothers Is Linked To Malnutrition In Children

Malnutrition can cause irreversible damage to children’s brain development and their physical growth, leading to a diminished capacity to learn, poorer performance in school, greater susceptibility to infection and disease and a lifetime of lost earning potential ...
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Obesity Can Affect Children's Working Memory: Study
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Obesity Can Affect Children’s Working Memory: Study

The study was based on the data which followed 10,000 teens over a 10 year period. Every two years, study subjects are interviewed, given a set of tests including brain scan ...
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Swasth Report of Maharashtra: Malnutrition Remains Leading Health Problem Among Children Under Five
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Swasth Report Of Maharashtra: Malnutrition Remains Leading Health Problem Among Children Under Five

A lowdown on Maharashtra’s performance on health parameters and how the state over the years has surpassed the national performance across some indicators while seen a negative trend in other parameters ...
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Here Are Tips On How To Tackle ‘Hidden Hunger’ In Children Caused By Lack Of Micronutrients
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Here Are Tips On How To Tackle ‘Hidden Hunger’ In Children Caused By Lack Of Micronutrients

A lack of micro-nutrients can lead to hidden hunger, causing severe underlying deficiencies that can hamper the overall growth and development of children, according to health experts ...
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Junk Foods In India Exceed Salt, Fat Levels Prescribed By Food Regulatory Body: Centre For Science And Environment
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Junk Foods In India Exceed Salt, Fat Levels Prescribed By Food Regulatory Body: Centre For Science And Environment

A laboratory study done by the Centre For Science And Environment, a Delhi based think tank, found that most of the popular packaged and fast food consumed mostly by children and young adults, contain more trans fats and salt than the recommended limit proposed by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) ...
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What Ails India’s Mid-Day Meal Programme?
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What Ails India’s Mid-Day Meal Programme?

Mid-Day Meal (MDM) programme which is covering more than nine crore children across the country is considered to be the world’s largest school meal programme ...
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