Adopt a Balanced Diet. Prevent Malnutrition

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  • A Balanced diet contains foods that provide adequate amounts of carbohydrates, fat, protein, minerals and vitamins, which help the body to grow, develop and stay healthy.
  • There are four basic food groups:
  • Group 1: Cereals, millets and pulses
  • Group 2: Vegetables and fruits
  • Group 3: Milk and milk products, eggs, meats and fish
  • Group 4: Oils, fats, nuts and oilseeds



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  • Indian Academny of Pediatrics
  • HealthPhone
  • Vodafone India
  • Ministry of Women and Child Development
  • UNICEF India

About IAP HealthPhone

An initiative of HealthPhone™, conducted under the aegis of Indian Academy of Pediatrics, in partnership with the Ministry of Women and Child Development, UNICEF, Aamir Khan and with support from Vodafone.

The objective of this nationwide campaign against malnutrition is to address issues of status of women, the care of pregnant mothers and children under two, breastfeeding and the importance of balanced nutrition and health. The focus is on women between 13 and 35 years of age and their family members.


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