Research shows that about 43 per cent children below the age of 5 in India are at a risk of not achieving their development potential. It is essential to focus on the overall development of young children and give them a productive life.
Food Borne Diseases emanate from a variety of reasons, mostly concentrated around compromised standards of food safety. FBD are infections of the gastrointestinal tract caused by consumption of harmful toxin (bacteria, parasites, viruses, or chemicals) contained in foods or beverages.
Evidence suggests that more deaths were caused by diets lacking protective foods, like whole grains, fruit, nuts and seeds than by diets with unhealthy elements like trans fats, sugary drinks, red and processed meats etc