Tagged: August

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1 August

  1- 7. August – World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) was celebrated for the first time in 1992, and now the week long celebration is being held in more than 120 countries. The organizers are World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), UNICEF and WHO with the help of individuals, organizations and...

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26 August

  1743 – Antoine Lavoisier was born, regarded as the father of the science of nutrition. Lavoisier proved that the combustion process involves combination of various chemical substances and oxygen, and proved that respiration in plants and animals represents the slow combustion of organic matter using oxygen from the atmosphere....