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Doctor in the House: Is child obesity the looming epidemic in India?

Obesity is a growing concern globally, with India joining the dubious ranks of countries witnessing alarming rates of obesity in its population. As per the World Health Organization (WHO), obesity is defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health. A body mass index (BMI) over 25 is considered overweight, and …

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Eat Right: Building a strong stomach for better immunity

In continuation with our column last fortnight that spoke of the signs of an unhealthy gutwe look at all the ways we can ensure that our children can develop a good gut microbiome: Managing your child’s stress levels Stress can negatively affect our microbiome. Establishing balance in our life will support our mental and emotional …

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Healthy Eating In Children: How Can Parents Instill Seasonal Food Habits?

Image: Shutterstock It is always good to consume that are seasonal picks to retain the maximum nutrients. Seasonal eating entails consuming fresh produce at a period of the year when it is naturally ripe for harvest and when it has the most nutritional value. “If you were to ask me what the simplest way to …

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Why some kids are fussy about eating and how to tackle it? | Lifestyle News

New Delhi: Nutrition is one of the key areas of effort for parents during their kids’ formative years, but a child’s fussy eating habits can be incredibly frustrating for a parent to manage. Fussy eating occurs amongst children due to early age feeding and food difficulties, taste preferences, late introduction to solid/semi-solid food and pressure …

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Better School Lunches Blunt US Kids’ Weight Gain | Health News

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) MONDAY, May 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) — America’s kids have a weight problem, but regulations that boosted the nutritional standards for school meals may have helped slowed down weight gain among low-income students, a new study finds. For decades, the National School Lunch Program has provided free or low-cost …

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