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Child Nutrition
Shampa Banerjee

Ideas on preparing healthy and tasty school lunchbox

Nutrition plays a very important role in the growth and development of children; and since a considerable part of their waking hours is spent in schools, the importance of school lunchbox becomes enormously significant. Children should get at least one-third of their total calorie requirements from the food that they take in school, and therefore menu planning for the school lunchbox is something parents should be extremely mindful of.

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Child Nutrition
Meenu Agarwal

Vitamin D Deficiency & Childhood Obesity

  p c: trustedhealthproducts.com Vitamin D primarily stimulates intestinal calcium and phosphorus absorption, stimulates bone calcium mobilization, and increases renal re-absorption of calcium. Vitamin D must be metabolized to 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 by the liver and subsequently by the kidney to 1,25-di hydroxy vitamin D3 before function. Vitamin D deficiency has now become an epidemic worldwide,

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Acidity
Meenu Agarwal

When do we consult a Nutritionist & Dietitian

You’re overweight but healthy.
If you’re technically overweight, but your physician says you’re healthy, the question is: How do you feel about yourself? If you’re happy with the way you look and feel, then don’t call a dietitian. But if you’re not happy with your image in the mirror, consider calling someone who can help you lose weight in a healthy manner.

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Child Nutrition
Meenu Agarwal

Managing Kids weight

As parents of growing kids we all are constantly worried about the health and well- being of our toddlers or growing kids till they listen to us and we can still influence their food choices. But the current facts and figures from WHO are worrisome and reflect that we are not able to do a good job at that, with alarming increases in Overweight and obese children.

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Child Nutrition
Meenu Agarwal

Childhood obesity: a start to future diseases

Growing up in a traditional Indian setup, I am aware of how obsessed we are about healthy-looking babies. But there’s a fine line of difference between ‘healthy’ and ‘healthy-looking’, especially from an Indian perspective. For the longest time most people have associated excessive weight with good health. And as a result, the contents of the diets of children and teens go unchecked.

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