Articles

It’s Time To Bid Goodbye To Vanaspati

Despite global warnings, trans fatty acids continue to be a part of our diet. And the biggest villain is the vanaspati still found in almost every Indian kitchen and eatery

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Here's What To Put In Your Ration Pack

While procuring, packing and distributing food during a pandemic is not easy, here are some suggestions on how ration packets may be designed to provide a balanced meal

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Re-imagining A Malnutrition-free India

For a country where almost 36% children are underweight, 50% women are anemic already, a rapid call to action and re-shaping system is a big fish to fry. How do we do it?

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Are Samosas Chasing You?

'Samosas and other snacks will always follow you. The only way to stop indulging in them is to understand how foods cooked in polyunsaturated vegetable oils --sometimes with dangerous trans fats-- can have deadly consequences on your health..'

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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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Why Food Labels Need To Be Upfront, Useful And Understandable

Legible front of the pack labeling with symbols warning consumers about possibly dangerous ingredients is critical to check the rising rate of non-communicable diseases.

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COVID-19: Let’s Gear Up For The Long Haul

Since this pandemic is unlikely to end anytime soon, it is critical to ensure that we continue to take all the precautions and build up our immunity through a healthy diet and lifestyle.

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A Platform For Nutrition

A unique interactive digital platform brings everyone working on nutrition under one digital roof, and helps them connect, communicate and work with each other.

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An Ode To The ‘Corona Karmveers’

Braving the pandemic and the subsequent lockdowns, the Anganwadi workers of Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan ensured that the poor and vulnerable continued to receive their nutrition needs and were also taught the basics of hygiene and the need for physical distancing.

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These Mamata Gharas Prevent Child Malnutrition

Over 1, 800 tribal children in high-malnutrition pockets of Keonjhar district find succour in creches which feed and protect them while their parents work.

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