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New Day, New Name And New Menu: Andhra Pradesh’s Mid-Day Meals Get An Upgrade

According to the NITI Aayog’s 2019 Health Index report ‘Healthy States, Progressive India’, Andhra Pradesh is the second healthiest state in India after Kerala
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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has announced an upgrade for the mid-day meal scheme, set to be implemented in all government schools, which includes a brand new name – “Jagananna Gorumudda” and a brand new menu ...
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For A Malnutrition-Free Gujarat, State’s Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Launched The Two-Year Nutrition Campaign

For A Malnutrition-Free Gujarat, State’s Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Launched The Two-Year Nutrition Campaign
Malnutrition News Swasth India
New Delhi: Home to more than 60 million people (5 percent of the population of India as per the population census of India 2011), Gujarat is one of ...
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Malnutrition-Free India: Researchers Develop Tool To Tackle Diet Epidemic In India

More than 60 per cent of premature deaths can be attributed to preventable cardiovascular disease, obesity and type 2 diabetes
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New Delhi: As a disproportionately high number of premature deaths in India are caused by preventable diet-related disease, researchers from several institutes including those from the All India ...
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All You Need To Know About ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ And Its Impact On Public Distribution System

All You Need To Know About ‘One Nation, One Ration Card' And Its Impact On Public Distribution System
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‘One Nation One Ration Card’ will enable beneficiaries to get their quota of grains from any ration shop across the country and not just the area where the card was issued ...
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Hunger Crisis: Study Reveals People With Inadequate Access To Food More Likely To Die Prematurely

Hunger Crisis: Study Reveals People With Inadequate Access To Food More Likely To Die Prematurely
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According to a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, premature death by infectious-parasitic diseases, unintentional injuries and suicides were more than twice as likely for those experiencing poor access to food versus no food insecurity ...
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Concerted Efforts Can Make India Free From Malnutrition: Experts

Concerted Efforts Can Make India Free From Malnutrition: Experts
Malnutrition News Swasth India
According to the National Nutrition Strategy of 2017, the country aims to reduce malnutrition among children by focusing on multiple factors like breastfeeding, dietary diversification, deworming and better access to clean water and sanitation among others ...
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Malnutrition In India: Has This Decade Laid Down A Blueprint For A Malnutrition-Free India?

Malnutrition In India: Has This Decade Laid Down A Blueprint For A Malnutrition-Free India?
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Despite numerous government schemes and interventions, malnutrition remains a major health concern for India’s children. Here a look at the issue, Poshan Abhiyan and what can be done to meet the deadline of Sustainable Development Goals 2 and 3   ...
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How Nutrition During First 1000 Days And Anaemia In Mothers Is Linked To Malnutrition In Children

How Nutrition During First 1000 Days And Anaemia In Mothers Is Linked To Malnutrition In Children
Malnutrition Swasth India
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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Obesity Can Affect Children’s Working Memory: Study

Obesity Can Affect Children's Working Memory: Study
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The study was based on the data which followed 10,000 teens over a 10 year period. Every two years, study subjects are interviewed, given a set of tests including brain scan ...
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Swasth Report Of Maharashtra: Malnutrition Remains Leading Health Problem Among Children Under Five

Swasth Report of Maharashtra: Malnutrition Remains Leading Health Problem Among Children Under Five
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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

Here Are Tips On How To Tackle ‘Hidden Hunger’ In Children Caused By Lack Of Micronutrients
Malnutrition News Swasth India
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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Youth Can Help End Hunger, Says Food and Agriculture Organization Chief

Youth Can Help End Hunger, Says Food and Agriculture Organization Chief
Malnutrition News Swasth India
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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