Food and Nutrition Board Current Affairs - 2020

National Institute of Nutrition increases Ideal weight for Men and Women

The National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) has increased the average body weight for Indians by 5kg in its recent report. Thus, the average weight for Indian men has been increased from the 60kg in 2010 to 65kg now. While for Indian women average weight has been increased from 50kg in 2010 to 55kg now. Key Read More…

1– 7 August: World Breastfeeding Week being celebrated

World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is being observed throughout world from 1-7 August 2019 in more than 120 countries with theme– Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding. Focus of this year is on protection, promotion, and support of breastfeeding. World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) Background: WBW was first inaugurated in 1991 and was 1st celebrated in 1992 by World Read More…