Articles by Ramananda Sengupta

Move For Global Ban On Trans Fats Gathers Steam

Multi-sectoral social, economic and political interventions are a must if the WHO deadline of 2023 to remove the deadly fat from the global food chain is to be met

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Could COVID-19 Lead To A Spike In Trans Fat Consumption?

Dr Shauna Downs of Rutgers University’s Department of Urban-Global Public Health believes that poorer nations might consume products with more trans fats simply because it is more affordable.

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‘When The World Was Banning TFA, We Were Promoting Vanaspati’

Pushback from the industry and a weak regulator has allowed deadly industrial trans fats to continue in the Indian food chain, says Amit Khurana of the CSE

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Matter Of Fat: The Good The Bad And The Ugly

Dr Shweta Khandelwal explains the dangers of trans fats, and why nutrition is interlinked with so many other variables like fiscal and other policies and the empowerment of civil society.

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‘We Must Fulfil Our Commitment To Cap Trans Fats By 2022’

Given the clear linkages between trans fatty acids or TFA and non-communicable diseases, we must act quickly to cap it, says Dr Rajan Sankar of Tata Trusts.

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Trans Fats: The Devil Is In The Details

India plans to cap the amount of this deadly unsaturated fat found across various food sectors before the WHO deadline of 2023. But some loopholes in the draft law need to be plugged first.

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5 Easy Ways To Beat The Summer Heat

No matter how hot the weather, these five items will help you stay cool. And what’s more, they are incredibly nutritious too.

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The Other Side Of Malnutrition

The overall prevalence of overweight and obesity is expected to increase considerably in India by 2040, with substantial increases particularly among rural residents and older Indians.

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The Simple Secret To Good Health

Two simple things to keep yourself fighting fit forever

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