Proteins Hold Key to Healthy Babies
27, Apr 2019
Prelims level : Science & Technology Mains level : GS-III Technology, Economic Development, Bio diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management
Why in News?
- Bengaluru researchers estimate nutritional requirement for pregnant women
- A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that a diet with relatively more protein is needed during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy for the growth and development of the
- To accurately estimate the daily protein requirement in pregnant Indian women, a whole- body potassium counting instrument was built at John’s Research Institute in Bengaluru, with financial support from the Centre’s Department of Biotechnology.