Celebrating National Nutrition Week (1st-7th September) With Nourishing Schools Foundation
The National Nutrition Week is observed from 1st September to 7th September annually in India. The Food and Nutrition Board, the Ministry of Women and Child Development, and the Government of India organize this nutrition event. This aims to increase awareness of the importance of good nutrition habits as they affect development, productivity, economic growth, and therefore, national development.
Nutrition is the science or practise of consuming and utilizing foods. A balanced diet is significant for good health and well-being. A healthy diet should include whole grains, fruits, vegetables, etc., that contain nutrients that promote growth and strengthen the immune system.
Nourishing Schools Foundation recognizes the necessity of nutrition and proper eating habits, especially for a growing child. As part of the celebration, our foundation focused on educating people about the importance of eating a balanced diet.
An introduction to National Nutrition Week,
The objective of #NationalNutritionWeek is to raise awareness on the importance of good nutrition habits that has an impact on individual #development, #productivity, #economicgrowth & #nationaldevelopment. Stay tuned in the next few days to gain more #nutrition info! pic.twitter.com/WZmOof2x1S
— Nourishing Schools (@nourishing_sch) September 1, 2021
Pumpkin Curry Recipe that is rich in necessary nutrients for children.
In addition to being full of Vitamins A & B Complex, and Iron, this Pumpkin Curry is a delicious and healthy addition to any meal!
Make this dish and tag using the hashtag #LetsNourish to be featured on our page.#Nutrition #Recipes #NationalNutritionWeek pic.twitter.com/EI05TyWxNj
— Nourishing Schools (@nourishing_sch) September 2, 2021
Raising awareness about malnutrition and the Sustainable Development Goals
At least 12 of the 17 #SDGs contain indicators that are related to #nutrition. #Malnutrition results from a lack of sufficient food as well as factors linked to #healthcare #education, water, sanitation & #hygiene, #womenempowerment & more.#NationalNutritionWeek #SDG2 pic.twitter.com/ES751Q3Zt5
— Nourishing Schools (@nourishing_sch) September 3, 2021
Proper usage of oils to gain essential nutrients.
#DidYouKnow?: Using a combination of #oils in moderation in food provides you essential fatty acids.@fssaiindia#Nutrition #EatRight #NationalNutritionWeek #FSSAI pic.twitter.com/mUJTB0PSH6
— Nourishing Schools (@nourishing_sch) September 6, 2021
A proper nutritional diet and a healthy lifestyle can have a lasting impact on young children. In the early development stages, children are highly impressionable and begin to implement routines and tools that they will carry into adulthood. A child can suffer from physical ailments if they do not receive the right nutrients as they develop. To prevent the various types of malnutrition that hamper the child’s growth it is important to be informed about the right kind of nutrition and its effects on children.