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Farmers & experts discuss benefits of biotech crops & new breeding...

While farmers spoke about increased crop productivity and seek approval of more biotech crops, scientists list out benefits of biotech crops including the potential to ensure nutritional security........................

Food fortification crucial to make progress in fight against anaemia &...

Studies show that micronutrient deficiency is not just closely linked with poor immunity and congenital disorders such as neural tube defects (NTDs), but also cognitive development, school concentration capacities and work output...........................

Leverage POSHAN 2.0 to address gaps in Under-5 child nutrition in...

Need for increased focus on promoting complementary or young child feeding practices by reaching and working with families of Under-2 children..................................

National Deworming Day: 14 States report reduction in worm prevalence; 9...

Regular deworming as advised by the World Health Organization eliminates worm infestation among children and adolescents living in areas with high STH burden, thereby contributing to achieving better nutrition and health.....................

Robust monitoring key for improving mother-child nutrition: Experts

Lauding this strong, continued focus on maternal and child nutrition, experts specializing in India's nutrition space prescribe integration of three key factors like quality of services, convergence of healthcare services at the household level....................

COVID-19 has affected the momentum of POSHAN Abhiyaan: UNICEF Nutrition Chief

Two-thirds of the 1.04 million deaths in children under five years in India is still attributable to malnutrition. And during COVID-19, it may increase by 10-20%..............................

Adequate nutrition crucial to fight COVID-19: Experts at ASSOCHAM’s ‘Illness to...

The expert panel holding discussions at the second edition of the series themed - Building Immunity Through Nutritious Food During Covid-19 stressed on the role of vitamins as part of nutrition going beyond popular proteins and carbohydrates..................

Queen’s researchers develop tool to tackle diet epidemic in India

New research led by Queen’s University Belfast aims to better understand the link between diet and disease in India.............

New evidence on adolescent nutrition in India is a call to...

First thematic report based on ground-breaking Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey (CNNS), 2016-18: ‘Adolescents, Diets and Nutrition: Growing Well in a Changing World’...................

Study offers new insight on deaths due to malnutrition in infants

A new study has found that the number of infants dying due to malnutrition after six months of age is only around 1.2 % in India, much lower than global estimates of the World Health Organization.................