Eat Well to Live Well: Dr R Hemalatha

Dr R Hemalatha is the director of the National Institute of Nutrition. She has been researching nutrition, infection and the gut microbiome with a focus on women’s and children’s health and nutrition. She has spearheaded several community-based interventions and clinical studies. She has also served as an expert member of committees of the central and state governments, including the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses. SHYAMALA M IYER spoke to her about the importance of nutrition in children’s lives.

Image Source: How would you define nutrition?? As per the World Health Organisation (WHO), nutrition is a fundamental pillar of human life, health and development across the entire lifespan. Good nutrition is essential for survival, beginning with foetal development and continuing th
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