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Parents in Telangana push government to reopen residential schools, threaten to approach High Court

Amidst declining cases, parents have claimed that more than 6 lakh students are being deprived of education and nutrition

Published on 22nd September 2021
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Bombay High Court questions Maharashtra about malnutrition deaths amongst children, says welfare schemes only on paper

The petitioners told the court that from August to September this year, 40 children died and there had been 24 cases of stillbirth due to malnutrition and lack of doctors in state's Melghat region

Published on 13th September 2021
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First day of school delayed for 140 million children globally, states United Nations Children’s Fund report

In India, the closure of has resulted in huge learning loss, missed hot cooked meals affecting nutritional levels, adverse impact on physical and mental health, and increased risk to abuse

Published on 27th August 2021
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This man from Tirupur is changing the diet landscape in India with his out-of-the-box recipes for common foods. Here is why you should check it out

Mahesh Sivashanmugham talks about the nutritional deficiencies in the diet of youngsters in the country and what he is doing to change the scene

Published on 18th August 2021
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Learning loss due to school closure would've weakened fundamental knowledge of students: Parliamentary panel

The panel stated that school closures have put children's learning, nutrition, mental health, and overall development at risk

Published on 8th August 2021
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One in 10 women in India ran out of food during the lockdown, finds a new report

The pandemic exacerbated women's nutritional challenges, as an additional 3.2 crore reported being worried about food sufficiency in their households

Published on 5th July 2021
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Private schools in Karnataka welcome report recommending reopening of schools

The report stated that further delay in reopening schools may push children into malnutrition, child labour, child marriage and begging

Published on 23rd June 2021
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Healthcare experts warn that children could face higher rise of obesity during pandemic

The latest National Family Health Survey, which was conducted in 22 states in pre-pandemic times, presented a dire picture of nutrition of children in the country

Published on 21st March 2021
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Want to improve your cardiac function, cognitive health? Plant-based diets may help

For the study, published in the journal British Journal of Nutrition, the research team evaluated the dietary and echocardiographic data of 2,512 participants

Published on 26th February 2021
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State govt schemes have helped thousands of children, women out of malnutrition: CM Bhupesh Baghel

The Chief Minister stated that 90,000 children have been pulled out of malnutrition and 20,000 women were free from both anaemia and malnutrition

Published on 1st February 2021
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Increased meat consumption associated with symptoms of childhood asthma

Researchers examined 4,388 children between 2 and 17 years old from the 2003-2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), a program of the National Center for Health Statistics

Published on 23rd December 2020
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Children in Karnataka have been denied milk for six months, reveals RTI

A group of 80 nutritionists, doctors, activists, lawyers and citizens have written to the government to start the supply of milk powder under Ksheera Bhagya for government and aided school students

Published on 3rd December 2020
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Weight-loss surgeries may lead to weaker bone health in teenagers, suggests study

Recent studies have shown that bone marrow fat responds to changes in nutrition and may serve as a biomarker for bone quality

Published on 29th November 2020
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In nutrition, should some kids be less equal? The debate is on

When you come to the poor, nutritious food should start from expecting mothers and growing children up to age 10 and above and need not necessarily be linked to schooling

Published on 28th November 2020
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Malnutrition cases in Bengaluru are on rise amidst pandemic but parents fear admitting kids at rehabilitation centre 

Twenty-six children aged 0-5 years have been admitted at the Nutritional Rehabilitation Centre (NRC) at Vani Vilas Hospital since it opened in August but the staff says the actual number is higher 

Published on 23rd November 2020

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