Exclusive Breastfeeding: Challenges and Way Forward
Exclusive breastfeeding – Administration of only breast milk to an infant without any additional food or drink not even water.
Noncommunicable diseases – Chronic diseases which are not transmitted from one person to another. These include conditions like diabetes, hypertension, obesity, cancer, and cardiovascular diseases.
Obesity – It is a state of malnutrition which results from excess intake of macronutrients with decreased energy expenditure. It is measured as age- and gender-specific cutoffs of body mass index in children.
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