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How Food And Beverage Companies In India Play Vital Role In Addressing ‘Double-Burden Malnutrition’

In the backdrop of the prevalence of double burden of malnutrition in India, the report by ATNI, an international non-profit organization that seeks to improve consumers’ access to nutritious foods and beverages across several countries, reveals that several Indian food and beverages companies are providing only a limited choice of healthy foods to the consumers.

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Protein - A Key ‘Building Block’ Of Life

Government surveys reveal that consumption of this macronutrient has been on a gradual decline, leading to protein deficiencies in approximately 73% of Indians today

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Food Security, Climate Change And Malnutrition Interlink

Evidence demonstrates that rising levels of CO2 reduce key nutrients in a wide variety of cereal and legume crops. Deficiency in these nutrients can cause a host of health and developmental issues, including stunted growth and lower cognitive abilities. Thus, food security, climate change, and malnutrition can no longer be addressed independent of one another

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Advancing Nutritious Food Crops: The Role of the Public Sector

The public sector plays a vital catalytic role, through enabling policies and programs, in ensuring that biofortified crops like iron pearl millet, zinc wheat, and zinc rice reach the most vulnerable populations to address the problem of ‘hidden hunger’.

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Time To Step Up War Against All-Pervasive Invisible Enemy

A first-hand account of the travails of tribal population in remote parts of Chhattisgarh who are grappling against great odds including nutrition-poor food habits, low literacy, subsistence-level economies and inadequate health facilities to ensure wellbeing of their children

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Let’s Be Realistic About Eating Healthy

Instead of over-ambitious food resolutions, small changes in eating habits can make a big difference

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Organic Food Festival Showcases Women Entrepreneurship

Organised by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI), the festival has stalls displaying organic food items such as papad, vegetables, ready-to-eat products, spices and condiments, honey, cereals, dry fruits, beverages, medicinal plants, oil.

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Odisha Adopts Champion's Vision to Safeguard its Biodiversity

An inspiring story of an economist turned environmentalist who has been showing the way to sustainable agriculture, forest conservation and proper use of natural resources

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Community-Led Initiatives Helping Banda Improve Nutrition Status

Banda Suposhan Karyakram to help children improve their overall health and nutrition status is a 3 steps scheme which has started showing positive results. Cooperation of other government departments is contributing to desired outcomes.

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