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Providing adequate nutrition to children is a very serious issue in India. The government’s initiatives for improving nutrition in children involve three steps
  1. A commitment to reduce malnutrition and low birth weight through national and State level policies
  2. The use of a community–based approach to address malnutrition and child development.
  3. Provision of Vitamin A and iron supplements to address damage caused by vitamin and mineral deficiencies.
Latest UNICEF figures reveal that around 46 per cent of all children below the age of three are too small for their age, 47 per cent are underweight and at least 16 per cent are wasted. Many of these children are severely malnourished.
Here are a few tips on providing a nutritious diet to your child