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It Takes A Village: How Tribal Hamlet Now Knows Its Nutrition Rights

Angul district in Odisha was a victim of severe undernutrition, until a NGO involved the tribal community to ensure that they knew, and demanded their rights to proper nutrition.

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Diabetic? Here’s How To Avoid COVID-19

Diabetic patients might have a higher risk of severe infection, but there are ways to bring down the odds. Here’s some.

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To Lose Some Weight, Try Oats And Rye Bran

Oats and rye not only help you reduce weight, they are packed with other nutrients and fibre which help maintain blood glucose levels and cholesterol levels.

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‘The Meanest Of All The Fats’

Hydrogenated Trans Fats in our food cause irreparable harm to our cardiovascular system, killing more than 500,000 people every year. We need to cap it now.

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An Undertaker’s Lesson On Obesity

If the world listens to the simple words of a man who told his story way back in 1863, we can reverse the epidemic of obesity, diabetes and other chronic diseases which plague us today.

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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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Want Food Security? Try Agroecology

Decentralised, local community-owned food systems based on shorter food supply chains that can cope with future shocks are now needed more than ever.

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For Food Security, Community Involvement Is The Key

With a little help and encouragement, tribals from two remote blocks in Odisha banish malnourishment while wooing biodiversity in their region.

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Trust In The Time Of A Pandemic

Amidst the confusing clutter of misinformation on nutrition and COVID-19, this is one resource you can rely on

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To Beat COVID, Eating Enough Is Not Enough

While ensuring food and economic security for the poor is obviously a high priority, we cannot ignore the clear linkage between unhealthy diets and the severity of the pandemic.

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