Mon’s nutrition campaign: Cooking, food and nutrition
Dimapur, Sep. 19 (EMN): As part of a nutrition programme in Mon district, the Rashtriya Poshan Abhiyaan agencies conducted a “cooking demonstration on nutrition” in Mon on September 19 during which participants were taught about the various aspects of cooking and nutrition.
The government publicity agency the department of Information and Public Relations (IPR) gave updates on Thursday about the event.
A supervisor at the Social Welfare department in Mon, L Amei Konyak, Block Coordinator Yingphe Konyak, and Anganwati workers were the resource persons at the event, the IPR stated.
The resource persons spoke about the importance of nutrition especially for adolescent girls, children and lactating mothers, the IPR informed.
“They said that most of the nutrition needs are met by breast milk in the first six months but after that the child must be fed a variety of food items for growth, learning and for fighting infections.”
Different food provides different essential nutrition that is needed to remain healthy and fit, the participants were told, according to the IPR’s updates.