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‘Karo Poshanam’: POSHAN Abhiyan Gets A New Anthem
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‘Karo Poshanam’ Says The Women And Child Development Minister Smriti Irani, As The POSHAN Anthem Is Unveiled

The Ministry of Women and Child Development launched the POSHAN Anthem to raise awareness and engage people to participate in the POSHAN Abhiyan and help spread awareness about its objective of a malnutrition free India by 2022 ...
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New Study Highlights That Pregnant Women Often Lack Adequate Nutrition
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New Study Highlights That Pregnant Women Often Lack Adequate Nutrition

The study published in 'Maternal & Child Nutrition' journal highlighted that most pregnant women part of the research did not meet iron or calcium intake requirements ...
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Fighting The Silent Killer: Five Food Items To Reduce The Impact Of Air Pollution
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Fighting The Silent Killer: Five Food Items To Reduce The Impact Of Air Pollution

One of the simplest ways to fortify yourself from the effect of air pollution is by including anti-oxidants in your diet and drinking plenty of water ...
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5 Foods To Eliminate Iron Deficiency Anaemia
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5 Foods To Eliminate Iron Deficiency Anaemia

Iron and folic acid (IFA) supplements are one of the common ways to eliminate iron deficiency anaemia, but here are some superfoods rich in iron that can do wonders if added to diet ...
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Deworming For Children In India: Here Are Five Things To Know
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Deworming For Children In India: Here Are Five Things To Know

Soil-Transmitted Helminths or Intestinal worm infections impact the health and nutritional status of a child in several ways, here’s all you need to know ...
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Government Unveils Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh To Help Fight Malnutrition, Here’s All You Need To Know
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Government Unveils Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh To Help Fight Malnutrition, Here’s All You Need To Know

The Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh (BPKK) would be accessible to policy-makers, administrators, experts and communities in order to help meet nutritional outcomes in the country ...
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Inside The Kitchen Of Akshaya Patra, The Nutrition Warrior That Is Feeding Millions Of Children Across The Nation
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Inside The Kitchen Of Akshaya Patra, That Is Feeding Millions Of Children Across The Nation

The Akshaya Patra Organisation has served over 3 billion meals and the top priority for the NGO is ensure cleanliness and hygiene in the process of preparing the food, a look inside one of the kitchens of Akshaya Patra ...
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Swasth Report Card: Bihar Remains As One Of The Worst Performing States In Health Indicators
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Swasth Report Card: Bihar Remains As One Of The Worst Performing States In Health Indicators

Even though Bihar has seen improvement in most health indicators, it remains one of the worst performing states as per Niti Aayog’s health index report; here’s a quick look at the state’s performance under different health parameters ...
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This Mid-day Meal Initiative Is Changing Lives Of Over 60,000 School Children In Rajasthan’s Alwar
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This Mid-day Meal Initiative Is Changing Lives Of Over 60,000 School Children In Rajasthan’s Alwar

Havells India's CSR project started supplying mid-day meals to school children in Alwar way back in 2005, today the programme feeds over 60,000 number of children in government schools every day and hopes to add another 30,000 soon ...
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Vitamin D Deficiency May Lead To Muscle Weakness, Reports A Study
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Vitamin D Deficiency May Lead To Muscle Weakness, Reports A Study

Analysing the muscle strength of over 4,000 adults aged 60 years, Trinity College, Dublin in Ireland found that prevalence of muscle weakness was twice as high among the subjects with vitamin D deficiency compared with ones that have vitamin D adequacy ...
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This Initiative Of Young Warriors Feeds More Than 1000 Poor Children Daily
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This Initiative Of Young Warriors Feeds More Than 1000 Poor Children Daily

‘Roti Ghar’, an initiative of a non-governmental organisation named Khusiyaan Foundation helps children from the marginalised sections to get at least one clean, nutritious meal every day ...
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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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