Malnutrition

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Paneer roll, Poha, Upma: UNICEF suggests healthy recipes for children

18 Nov 2019

Paneer roll, Poha, Upma: UNICEF suggests healthy recipes for children

Dishes like Paneer kathi rolls, sprouted dal parantha, poha, and upma, found a place in a booklet recently released by the the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), on how to deal with serious health problems such as underweight, obesity and anaemia among children and adolescents.

UK teen loses eyesight/hearing after eating French-fries, Pringles for years

04 Sep 2019

UK teen loses eyesight/hearing after eating French-fries, Pringles for years

In a bizarre piece of news, a teenager from the United Kingdom has lost his vision and hearing after surviving on a diet of French fries, Pringles, white bread, etc., for many years.

This IAS officer donates his office ACs to malnourished kids

12 Jun 2019

This IAS officer donates his office ACs to malnourished kids

As the extreme heatwave in various parts of India is expected to persist with the delay in monsoon, a district collector in Umaria, Madhya Pradesh, donated his air conditioners to state-run shelters for malnourished children.

18-year-old invents method to detect malnutrition at just Rs. 2

12 Mar 2019

18-year-old invents method to detect malnutrition at just Rs. 2

An 18-year-old Mangaluru boy named Muhammed Suhail CS was honored with the prestigious Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar this January.

WCD launches a toll-free helpline to address nutrition queries

27 Aug 2018

WCD launches a toll-free helpline to address nutrition queries

A toll-free helpline was launched today to address queries associated with nutrition and malnutrition, a major area of concern in the country, a Women and Child Development official said.

WCD Ministry declares September as National Nutrition Month

25 Jul 2018

WCD Ministry declares September as National Nutrition Month

Every year, September would be celebrated as the National Nutrition Month to mark India's fight against malnutrition, the Ministry of Women and Child Development has said.

Report: Obese kids may overtake undernourished kids by 2022

13 Oct 2017

Report: Obese kids may overtake undernourished kids by 2022

Malnutrition is one of the major problems the world is facing today. However, trends may change in the next five years.