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UP govt okays nutrition mission, free treatment for scribes
Uttar Pradesh Cabinet cleared slew of proposals including setting up of nutrition mission, review of...
`Substandard food being distributed by anganwadis’
A CAG audit has said that substandard food was being distributed by Anganwadi centres in at least th...
Oppn seeks probe into `Child Nutrition Surcharge` in Maharashtra
A shocking case of crores of rupees collected from public transport commuters as "Child Nutrition Su...
Contractors siphon off food worth crores for poor, finds SC panel
A report submitted to the Supreme Court on Friday has pointed to large-scale irregularities in the s...
CM Narendra Modi launches Gujarat State Nutrition
Aimed at combating malnutrition in Gujarat, the mission got off to a symbolic start with the CM dist...
Haryana to have its own nutrition policy
Haryana govt will formulate a nutrition policy to check malnutrition among women and children, espec...
Female mosquitofishes prefer well-fed males
Female mosquitofish prefer males which are well fed, even if they are superficially identical to the...
Too much meat `raises bowel cancer risk`
Cutting down on meat and exercising regularly could help reduce bowel cancer cases by 43%.
Organic fruit, veggies are less nutritious
A study suggests organic fruit and vegetables are less nutritious and do not taste better.
Smart Nutrition for cricketers, athletes
The paradigm shift in the way Indian athletes are honed for the biggest stage is evident to the fact...
Blueberries could help fight the flab
The promise is there for blueberries to help reduce adipose tissue from forming in the body.
Vegetarian diet linked to lower cataract risk
Eating less meat and more vegetables is tied to a lower risk of cataracts.
You are what your father ate!
Environmental influences experienced by a father can be passed down to the next generation.
`Traces of lithium prolong human life`
The presence of low levels of lithium in the human body prolongs life, says a new study.
Boys get greater kick from caffeine
Boys seem to get a greater kick out of caffeine than girls.
Breakfast key to good health
The best way to start the morning is with a simple bowl of a healthy cereal.
Eating red meat may be good for you
A report says that most people eat healthy amounts, which are not linked to greater risk of disease.
Eggs are lower in cholesterol than previously believed
Eggs are lower in cholesterol than previously thought, according to new nutrition data.
Bread may actually be good for you
Bread comes with vital nutrients, vitamins & minerals, especially if you choose wholegrain varieties...
Nutrition ‘may have a role in development of asthma’
Asthma affects as many as 300 million people and is one of the world`s most common chronic diseases....
Chromium has no nutritional effect
Chromium III, considered as an essential component of healthy diet, has no nutritional benefits.
`Intelligent diet` to feel full, lose weight
Researchers are working on an `intelligent diet` which will allow people to feel full but still lose...
Plants too show intelligence in capturing nutrients
Researchers have discovered that a plant`s strategy to capture nutrients in the soil is the outcome ...
Saving Madhya Pradesh children with nutrition centres
Kartar Adivasi, a one-year-old, weighed just 6.342 kg when he was admitted to the nutritional rehabi...
K’taka CM requests Gates to become Nutrition Mission partner
Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa has requested Bill Gates to become partner in the state`s N...
Delhi govt plans nutrition scheme for 6cr young girls
Govt is planning to start a scheme for providing nutritional support to adolescent girls that aims t...
Role of nutrition on risk of dengue virus infection disapproved
A new study has disapproved reports that well-fed children are more vulnerable to the dengue virus.
Frozen veggies more nutritious than fresh ones: Report
A new report has claimed that frozen vegetables can often contain more nutrients than fresh ones.
Focus on nutrition rather than calories: Expert
Focus on the nutritional components of food rather than counting calories, says an expert.
Competition for best idea to increase nutrition
A global alliance for improving nutrition has launched a competition to find the most innovative ent...
FDA probing nutrition claims on food packages
US regulators are examining the growing no. of nutrition claims found on the front of food packages....
Only 43 eggs per year for an Indian!
An Indian eats only 43 eggs in a year on an average against prescribed consumption of 180 eggs a yea...
Nutritional programme for adolescent girls to continue
In an effort to improve the health of adolescent girls, the Government today decided to continue wit...
Wockhardt sells nutrition biz; completes Rs 790 cr CDR
Drug maker Wockhardt has sold its nutrition businesses to global health company Abbott, presumably f...
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