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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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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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Youth Can Help End Hunger, Says Food and Agriculture Organization Chief
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Youth Can Help End Hunger, Says Food and Agriculture Organization Chief

While addressing a panel during the World Youth Forum, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation Chief Qu Dongyu called for using the technology, formation of better policies and encouraging the youth to participate more in the initiative to end hunger ...
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Swasth Report Card: Jharkhand Continues To Battle Malnutrition, But Improves In Tackling Wasting And Anaemia

Over the course of 10 years, not much has changed in Jharkhand, when it comes to its battle Malnutrition. But the state showed a downward trend in wasting when in India wasting rate saw an increase by 1.2 per cent ...
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An Image Of A Player Breastfeeding Publicly In Mizoram Highlights Issues Faced By Nursing Mothers

A photograph of a 22-year-old Mizoram volleyball player breastfeeding her baby during interval of a match went viral and by and large got a thumbs up from social media, however, it also highlighted the challenges a young mother faces to breastfeed ...
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UP’s Bahraich District Focuses On School Children To Improve Its Health, Hygiene And Nutrition Status
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UP’s Bahraich District Focuses On School Children To Improve Its Health, Hygiene And Nutrition Status

Bahraich is a one of the aspirational districts chosen by NITI Aayog to bring about a positive change on parameters like health, Nutrition, Education and water ...
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Indian Railways Takes A Healthy Leap As Mumbai’s Central Terminus Becomes India’s First Eat Right Station
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Indian Railways Takes A Healthy Leap As Mumbai’s Central Terminus Becomes India’s First Eat Right Station

Mumbai’s Central Terminus has been awarded with a four-star rating by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India making it India’s first ‘Eat Right Station’ ...
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In Gujarat, 1000 Adolescent Girls Are Learning About Nutrition And Fighting Anaemia
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In Gujarat, 1000 Adolescent Girls Are Learning About Nutrition And Fighting Anaemia

By improving the nutritional status of 1000 girls and educating them about anaemia, Smile Foundation is trying to promote healthy living among women and their families in Banaskantha district of Gujarat ...
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India Saw 28 Per Cent Reduction In Malaria Cases Last Year: World Health Organization
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India Saw 28 Per Cent Reduction In Malaria Cases Last Year: World Health Organization

World Heal Organisation’s World Malaria Report 2019 said that 19 countries in sub-Saharan Africa and India carried almost 85 per cent of the global malaria burden ...
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