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Dec 16, 2017
Madhya Pradesh's dismal child health indicators can improve with better sanitation, focus on maternal careWomen's empowerment, better sanitation, and improvement in maternal health could improve the nutritional status of children in Madhya Pradesh.
Dec 01, 2017
Govt approves launch of National Nutrition Mission to tackle under-nutrition, stuntingThe government has approved the launch of the National Nutrition Mission (NNM) to tackle the problems of under-nutrition, low birth weight and stunting.
Nov 18, 2017
Researchers create "golden potato" that can reduce diseases in developing nationsPotato is the most consumed plant food worldwide after rice, wheat and corn.
Nov 15, 2017
India facing undernutrition and obesity: Nutrition expert says country needs to look within for answersThe 'Global Nutrition Report 2017' said that 51 percent women in India are are underweight, while 22 percent are overweight.
Nov 15, 2017
India has grown healthy since 1990, but child and maternal malnutrition, rise in lifestyle diseases are worryingWhile India is growing healthier, not every state and Union territory can be said to be growing healthy at the same pace, points out the India: Health of the Nation’s States
Oct 30, 2017
9 Months Episode 12: Find out what you need to look out for in your last trimesterIn this episode, watch the doctor discuss medications, weight gain, complications, nutrition, water intake and the prenatal exercises required for expectant mothers in their final trimester. The episode also mentions how parents can prepare the nursery, make the right shopping list for their newborn, and pick the right hospital for delivery.
Oct 26, 2017
Study links underweight children in urban India with social backwardness, illiteracy and lack of toiletsA new study by National Institute of Nutrition shows that an underweight child in urban India is more likely to belong to a disadvantaged community, have an illiterate father or live in a home without a toilet than other children
Oct 14, 2017
9 Months Episode 9: Why and how much iodine should a pregnant woman consume?In this episode, we talk about healthy eating habits, tackling cravings, and how to balance iodine in your nutritional intake.
Oct 14, 2017
9 Months Episode 10: Find out how to cook healthy and balance those nutrientsIn this episode, we use various ingredients, dish up interesting, healthy recipes, and show you how to balance your sugar and salt intake.
Oct 13, 2017
India slips in hunger index ranks: Nutrition not just about food but sanitation and access to health care tooThe NITI Aayog's National Nutrition Strategy paper points out that a 10% increase in open defecation leads to a 0.7% increase in both stunting and severe stunting. This highlights the importance of sanitation