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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.