Growing Vegetables at Schools help Children Practice Healthy Eating
Jun06

Growing Vegetables at Schools help Children Practice Healthy Eating

One simple way to make children eat healthier is to help them grow vegetables in the gardens, suggests a new research. The researchers found that when garden grown vegetables were slipped into school salads, kids were over four times as likely to take a salad. The study suggests that gardens can help children’s diets. When the salad bar contained produce grown by students, the percentage of those who selected salads with their...

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Adolescent Cyber Crimes: A Serious Global Issue!
Jun02

Adolescent Cyber Crimes: A Serious Global Issue!

Cyber crimes are one of the serious issues facing the modern world at large and especially those involving adolescents. Dr Vinod Bhattathiripad, world-renowned cyber forensic consultant to police, judiciary, intelligence departments and banks, in an exclusive interview to Safety Messenger, talks at length about the magnitude and dimensions of the issue. Let us, at the outset, convey our gratitude to you for agreeing to talk to Safety...

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Half of the pregnant women in India are Anaemic
May08

Half of the pregnant women in India are Anaemic

Half of the pregnant women and 74 percent of children under five in India are anaemic, a malnutrition mapping project stated. The ‘Malnutrition Mapping Project’ is an interactive tool that includes an online map for country-specific information and insights into the global challenge of malnutrition. Developed by the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) with support from Amway, the project report said 50 percent of...

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Food-borne diseases a grave threat!
Dec04

Food-borne diseases a grave threat!

It is estimated that around 37.7 million Indians are affected by water-borne and food-borne diseases annually, 1.5 million children are estimated to die of diarrhea alone, and 73 million working days are lost due to food-borne diseases each year. Dr. V.P.C Pillai, Trainer and Consultant analyses this grave health issue in the following article. Food-borne diseases occur when the food has been contaminated and causes either food...

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