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What Is Important For Breastfeeding Mothers In Times Of COVID-19? Dr Shariqua Yunus Of World Food Programme Explains
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What Is Important For Breastfeeding Mothers In Times Of COVID-19? Dr Shariqua Yunus Of World Food Programme Explains

Breastfeeding it everybody’s responsibility and all of us need to come together to promote, protect and support breastfeeding. It is a shared responsibility and each one of us needs to our bit, says Dr Shariqua Yunus, Head, Nutrition and School feeding unit, World Food Programme, India ...
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COVID-19 Lockdown Negatively Impacted Women’s Nutrition In India: Study
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COVID-19 Lockdown Negatively Impacted Women’s Nutrition In India: Study

The study was conducted in four economically backward districts of Uttar Pradesh’s Maharajganj, Bihar’s Munger, and Odisha’s Kandhamal and Kalahandi indicate a decline in household food expenditures and women’s dietary diversity in May 2020 ...
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Fats have an anti-inflammation effect, so make sure you include healthy fats in your diet
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Clinical Nutritionist Lovneet Batra Talks About The Role Of Nutrition Post COVID Recovery

Banega Swasth India team conducted a Facebook Live session with Clinical Nutritionist Loveneet Batra where she discussed how nutrition can help with COVID recovery and what food items can help with the same ...
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Opinion: What Is The Right Food To Build Immunity During COVID-19?
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Opinion: What Is The Right Food To Build Immunity?

Experts share a list of seven things everyone must include in their diet to increase immunity and prepare the body to fight infections ...
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Union Cabinet Approves Free Foodgrains Under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana Phase 3 For 2 Months
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Union Cabinet Approves Free Foodgrains Under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana Phase 3 For 2 Months

The state or Union Territory-wise allocation in terms of wheat or rice shall be decided by the Department of Food & Public Distribution on the basis of the existing allocation ratio under National Food Security Act (NFSA) ...
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‘The Early Years- A Window of Opportunity’: A Photo And Art Exhibition That Highlights The Importance Of First 1,000 Days Of A Child’s Life
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‘The Early Years- A Window of Opportunity’: A Photo And Art Exhibition That Highlights The Importance Of First 1,000 Days Of A Child’s Life

According to experts, care and nutrition received by the mother and her child during the first 1,000 days (from conception to the second birthday of the child) can play a vital role in shaping a healthier future. Virtual exhibition ‘The Early Years: A Window of Opportunity’ aims to raise awareness about this critical period through photos and art ...
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This allocation would be over and above NFSA foodgrains for next two months i.e. May and June 2021 on the same pattern as the earlier “Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana
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More Than 80 Crore NFSA Beneficiaries To Be Provided Additional 80 Lakh Metric Tonnes Of Foodgrains Under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana 2021  

The planned movement of stocks of foodgrains procured in Kharif Marketing season 2020-21 and ongoing procurement in Rabi Marketing season 2021-22, will take care of any requirements during this period ...
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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Launches Initiative To Spread Awareness About Nutrition
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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Launches Initiative To Spread Awareness About Nutrition

According to Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan in the times when the country is reeling under the onslaught of a pandemic like COVID-19, a balanced diet serves as a special tool to reduce the impact of the pandemic ...
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National Safe Motherhood Day 2021: Five Things To Know
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National Safe Motherhood Day 2021: Five Things To Know

Every year on April 11, India observes National Safe Motherhood Day, to raise awareness about adequate access to care during pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal services ...
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Here's All You Need To Know About The Superfood 'Millet' That Is Good For Consumption, Planet And Farmers
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Here’s All You Need To Know About The Superfood ‘Millet’ That Is Good For Consumption, Planet And Farmers

Millets can potentially be a solution for India’s chronic disease burden as they are gluten-free, high in dietary fibre and micronutrients such as calcium, iron and phosphorus ...
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The food ministry told us that states are asking to enhance the allocation of foodgrains because the population has increased in all the states: NITI Aayog
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NITI Aayog Suggests Policy Measures To Ensure Subsidised Foodgrains Supply To Needy

National Food Security Act 2013 provides for the supply of subsidised foodgrains through ration shops to up to 75 per cent of the rural population and up to 50 per cent of the urban population, which as per Census 2011, comes to a maximum of 81.35 crore persons ...
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Asia-Pacific Region May Meet Only 9 Of The 104 Targets Of Sustainable Development Goals By 2030: UN Report
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Asia-Pacific Region May Meet Only 9 Of The 104 Targets Of Sustainable Development Goals By 2030: UN Report

There are 17 Sustainable Development Goals that are targeted to be achieved by 2030 but, according to the report of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific on the progress of SDGs, the region may not even achieve 10 per cent of these goals in the decided timeframe ...
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