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Schools are required to ensure that there is no HFSS foods (such as chips, fried foods, carbonated beverages, ready-to-eat noodles, pizzas, burgers, potato fries and confectionery items, chocolates, candies, samosas, bread pakora etc.) available in the school canteens.

Visakhapatnam: Parents are now perplexed about what to pack in the lunch box for their children following the Central Board of Secondary Education’s (CBSE) direction to all schools affiliated to it

With rising prevalence of obesity in children and its adverse health effects, obesity is being recognised as a serious public health concern.

INDORE: The lack of physical activities and outdoor games in addition to the busy schedule of school children lead unhealthy body mass index, say experts.

Consumption of junk food distributed by various government and non-government organisations as relief materials after the April 25 earthquake has caused malnutrition among the children of Okhaldhun

Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) is tasked with tackling issues related to nutrition and specifically to under-nutrition among the children, pregnant and lactating

GURGAON: When the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) proposed guidelines to restrict sale or availability of food high in fat, salt or sugar within 50m of a school's premises on O

JAIPUR: Taking into consideration rising childhood obesity, diabetes and hypertension, an expert committee set up by Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) has recommended ban on sale of ju

`Stop Fast Food Sale In And Around Schools'

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has welcomed the move by an expert committee set up by the Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) which has recommended ban on sale of junk foods in