NationalNutrition Week is celebrated annually from September 1st to September 7th with
an aim of awaring people about vital tips for their better health and well
being. People from all over the world can be educated to maintain their look
and feel better through the national nutrition week campaign.
The aim of
the National Nutrition Week is to create a healthy nation, which requires the
spread of awareness of the nurturing tradition among the people of different
Nutrition Week was first initiated by the government in the year 1982 in order
to motivate public about good health and healthy living with the help of
nutrition education as malnutrition is found to be the main obstruction to the
nation’s development. To encourage the people for the same, the Food and
Nutrition Board is working all over the country to maneuver the activities.
can know about their nutritional categories and adjusted eating routine from
which they can get great nutritious things. The basic objective of National
Nutrition Week is to create awareness on the importance of nutrition for health
which has a great impact on productivity, development, economic growth and finally
a known to be an issue of survival, health and development for current and upcoming
generations. Children who have born underweight are having impaired immune
function and increased risk of diseases like diabetes and heart diseases in
their later part of life.
children are prone to have lower IQ and impaired cognitive ability, hence
affecting their school performance and then productivity in their later part of
is not to be seen merely as an offshoot of poverty having adverse effects on
health and development of individuals but as a national problem that results in
loss of productivity and economic backwardness. Time has come to create a
moment so as to improve nutrition at the individual level.
of convergent and well coordinated actions in different sectors are required to
be undertaken in the mission mode approach to address this big network problem
At the occasion
of National Nutrition Week, large number of awareness campaigns is being run by
government and non-government health organizations and people are also given
proper training to protect fruits, vegetables and other food items.