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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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Despite Having Enough Food, Humanity Risks Hunger ‘Crises’: Report
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Despite Having Enough Food, Humanity Risks Hunger ‘Crises’: Report

The report, Food Systems at Risk, presented to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome, warned that the problem of poor nutrition will only get worse if current trends are not reversed ...
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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: 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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Zero Expense Delivery, Free Transportation For Pregnant Women, Here’s All That The New ‘SUMAN’ Scheme Covers
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Zero Expense Delivery, Free Transportation For Pregnant Women, Here’s All That The New ‘SUMAN’ Scheme Covers

Government launches scheme ‘SUMAN’ in bid to reduce India’s Infant Mortality rate and the Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR), assures free healthcare service to expecting mothers ...
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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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World Food Day 2019: All You Need To Know
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World Food Day 2019: All You Need To Know

World Food Day 2019: It is celebrated with the aim of achieving the Zero Hunger target by 2030 ...
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Global Handwashing Day: Low-Cost 'Social' Robot Teaches Kerala Children Hygiene Lessons
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Global Handwashing Day: Low-Cost ‘Social’ Robot Teaches Kerala Children Hygiene Lessons

Pepe, a robot developed by researchers from the University of Glasgow in Scotland in collaboration with the Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University in Kerala is teaching schoolkids (between the ages of five and 10) the right way of effective handwashing ...
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A Holistic Approach To Food And Nutrition Security This World Food Day, Say Experts
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A Holistic Approach To Food And Nutrition Security This World Food Day, Say Experts

According to experts, achieving zero hunger is not only about addressing hunger but also nourishing people while nurturing the planet ...
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In India's Health Capital Chennai, Smile Foundation Provides Free Medical Counselling And Treatment At Door Step
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In India’s Health Capital Chennai, Smile Foundation Provides Free Medical Counselling And Treatment At Door Step

Smile on Wheels in Chennai’s Pattinambakkam and Velachery block is addressing to the primary healthcare needs of the poor by offering free, door step medical facilities ...
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