Health, Fitness and Nutrition...
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FEBRUARY 2017
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      All the BHS branches for conducting systematic and varied type of health-nutrition awareness focused activities during February-2017.
       
  • Welcome to the BHS website
    Health and Nutrition page.

    UPDATES RELATED TO PROMOTING HEALTHY FOOD CHOICES AND ACTIVE LIFESTYLE FOR FITNESS IN CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES

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    Hello friends! In early February, the world cancer day was observed (4th Feb). We bring to you some important information on foods which protect against cancer. We also present some welcome developments such as the government’s move to ban junk foods sale in schools, guidelines developed for schools to serve healthy foods. And of course, the very first item on this page shows glimpses of health-nutrition focused activities of some of the BHS branches. The other branches will also share soon with use what they have done and it will be uploaded on this blog. So three cheers to good health and nutrition!!

    This page is your authentic source of latest, science based updates related to promoting healthy food choices and active lifestyle for fitness in children and their families. Put together for you by experts at PRANALI Nutri-Communication (led by Dr. Shubhada Kanani), you will find nutrition updates, tips, recipes, question-corner and much more. Each month we take up a different topic. We look forward to your feedback and suggestions.

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    • 1.-H-N-ACTIVITIES-FROM-SCHOOLS-Activity-Photo-page
      H-N Activities From BHS
      Glimpses of health-nutrition activities in BHS branches. See the photo pages...
    • 2.-WORLD-CANCER-DAY
      Nutrition Updates
      World Cancer day and foods to fight cancer. Let’s eat healthy to keep cancer away. Read more..
    • 3.-HEALTH-AND-FITNESS-OVERWEIGHT
      Health N’ Fitness
      See how India is becoming fat and obese. Let our children not follow this path- let us halt the obesity epidemic NOW! Click for recent data...
    • 4. UNHEALTHY FOODS AND DRINKS
      Unhealthy Foods And Drinks
      Junk foods cause overweight and increase risk of cancer. Click to know about guidelines by the government.

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    BHS Activities to Promote Good Health and Nutrition of Children

  • Questions of the Month

    Parents and Teachers-Please answer our questions of this month, you could be a Winner!
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    How do you encourage your children to limit their Fats and oils intake?

    How do you encourage your children to limit their salt intake?

    How do you encourage your child to limit their salt intake?



    How do you encourage your child to have minimum of sugar sweetened foods and drinks?
    Can you share some quick-to-make food items to which nuts or oilseeds can be added to improve taste and nutrition?

    Children often do not like milk. How do you encourage your child to have variety of milk ; as well as milk products – curd, paneer, lassi, chhas?

    What are your favourite items based on milk, khoa, curd that you buy from the market/super-stores? What do you check in the labels?


    How do you encourage your child to have a variety of fruits? (e.g. Pomegranate, Apples, Strawberries, Guava, Bananas, Papaya, Oranges, Mangoes, Chickoo, Pineapples, Peaches, Grapes, Plums, Raisins (kishmish) and many more...)

    How do you ensure that family has whole fruits and fruit juices in healthy ways?

    What food items for meals / tiffin do you prepare to encourage your children to have healthy Green leafy vegetables [e.g. variety of bhaajis like spinach, fenugreek leaves, shepu, tandaljo, colocasia leaves (patra), raddish leaves, cabbage, drumstick leaves and many others] and Other vegetables, roots and tubers [e.g. potato, suran, pumpkin, carrots, ladies finger, beans, cauliflower, various types of gourd (bottle gourd or doodhi; sponge gourd or galka), parwar, tindora and many more….]

    What food items for meals / tiffin do you prepare to encourage your children to have healthy ,pulses and legumes (e.g. Moong, Masoor, Muth, Channa, Rajmah, and Chhole, Soya bean, Lentil, Soybean, Rajmah, Peas)

    What food items for meals / tiffin do you prepare to encourage your children to have healthy, whole cereals and millets (eg. made of wheat, dalia, bajra, jowar, oats, rice, ragi)

    What food items for meals / tiffin do you prepare to encourage your children to have healthy ,pulses and legumes (e.g. Moong, Masoor, Muth, Channa, Rajmah, and Chhole, Soya bean, Lentil, Soybean, Rajmah, Peas)

    Screen time reduces play-exercise time and adds to the problem of overweight!
    a) Please share some unique ways in which you reduce screen time of your kids-television, surf on internet, video games on mobile/computer
    b) What steps have you taken to increase activity-play time of your children to promote his health/fitness? We would love to know!


    How do you encourage your child to have Nuts And Oilseeds (groundnuts, til) ?


    Be sure to click Submit Quiz to see your results!



    Note – please share your responses to the above questions with us by 20th January, 2017. Names of parents -children who give good responses regarding their own experience (as decided by a panel) will appear on website and appreciated. Maybe your name may appear too !.

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