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Banega Swasth India: Nutrition Experts Weigh In On The Crisis Of Malnutrition In India
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Banega Swasth India: Nutrition Experts Weigh In On The Crisis Of Malnutrition In India

Various reports published over the last one month – Global Hunger Index, UNICEF’S State Of the World’s Children – among others, have highlighted the crisis of Malnutrition in India ...
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Investing In Nutrition Is Critical For Economic Growth Of India: Basanta Kar, Nutrition Leadership 2019 Awardee
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Investing In Nutrition Is Critical For Economic Growth Of India: Basanta Kar, Nutrition Leadership 2019 Awardee

Winner of the prestigious Sight and Life Nutrition Leadership Award 2019, Basanta Kumar Kar says that improving the status of nutrition among people can empower them and will have a positive impact on the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of a country ...
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Mumbai Battling With The Problem Of Undernutrition And Malnutrition Among Children: Report
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Mumbai Battling With The Problem Of Undernutrition And Malnutrition Among Children: Report

A report by NGO Praja ‘State of Health Of Children In Anganwadis and Municipal Schools’ in Mumbai highlighted few disturbing trends about malnutrition and undernutrition in the city ...
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West Bengal Government And UNICEF Set A Five Step Agenda To Fight Malnutrition In The State
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West Bengal Government And UNICEF Set A Five Step Agenda To Fight Malnutrition In The State

The topmost priority in the five-step agenda, laid down by the West Bengal government and UNICEF to address malnutrition, is empowering families, children and young people to demand nutritious food by improving nutrition education ...
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Obesity Aggravates Major Leading Causes Of Death, But Risks Are Different For Men, Women
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Obesity Aggravates Major Leading Causes Of Death, But Risks Are Different For Men, Women

As rates of obesity continue to grow worldwide, scientists have begun to suspect that excess weight might lead to or exacerbate other causes of death besides heart disease and type 2 diabetes ...
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Other Than Junk Food, Here's Another Factor That Can Cause Childhood Obesity
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Other Than Junk Food, Here’s Another Factor That Can Cause Childhood Obesity

Obesity is increasing at a 2.3 per cent rate each year among school-aged children, which is unacceptably high and indicates worrisome prospects for the next generation's health, the study stated ...
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68 Per Cent Of Child Deaths Under Five Years In India Caused By Malnutrition In 2017: Study
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68 Per Cent Of Child Deaths Under Five Years In India Caused By Malnutrition In 2017: Study

Here are the key findings from the India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative’s report on disease burden of child and maternal malnutrition and trends in the states of India from 1990 to 2017 ...
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Obesity Rates Soar Due To Dramatic Global Diet Shift: Food And Agriculture Organisation
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Obesity Rates Soar Due To Dramatic Global Diet Shift: Food And Agriculture Organisation

According to UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Globalisation, urbanisation and growth in income are major reasons behind the diet shift as people find less time to cook at home, and rely mostly on fast-food outlets, street food vendors and takeaway meals due to their busy schedules ...
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Evolve Policy For Those Who Do Not Have Ration Cards: Delhi HC To Centre
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Evolve Policy For Those Who Do Not Have Ration Cards: Delhi High Court To Central Government

In a bid to prevent deaths due to starvation and malnutrition, the Delhi High Court has directed the central and the Delhi government to issue ration cards to the marginalised sections of the society to enable them to receive ration from the Fair Price Shop (FDS) situated near their residence ...
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Malnutrition: Now Schools To Have Nutrition Gardens To Educate Children About Nutritious Food
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Malnutrition: Now Schools To Have Nutrition Gardens To Educate Children About Nutritious Food

The proposed Nutrition Garden in schools would help in addressing issues such as malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies among school children, says Ministry of Human Resource Development ...
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Malnutrition Behind 69 Per Cent Deaths Among Children Below 5 Years In India: UNICEF Report
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Malnutrition Behind 69 Per Cent Deaths Among Children Below 5 Years In India: UNICEF Report

'The State of the World's Children 2019’ a report by UNICEF states that every second child below the age of five in India is affected by some form of malnutrition ...
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This Is How The Dairy Model In Gujarat Is Ending Malnutrition Among Kids
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This Is How The Dairy Model In Gujarat Is Ending Malnutrition Among Kids

Banas Dairy in Gujarat’s Banaskantha District are working with UNICEF to educate the farmers' families about nutrition and cares to be taken during adolescent age, pregnancy and post the birth of child by citing examples of cares they take of livestock at their homes ...
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