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Nutrition Diary: Why The Best Way To improve People’s Lives Through Food Is To Learn On The Job

Nutrition Diary: Why The Best Way To improve People’s Lives Through Food Is To Learn On The Job

Earning a degree in nutrition was just the beginning. The real joy of learning lay in the field. A veteran nutritionist on how her perspective of nutrition education changed from those at the grassroots.

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When They Don't Know What They Are Entitled To

When They Don't Know What They Are Entitled To

Too poor, too remote, too insignificant, too far down the caste line. A thousand reasons can be cited to keep some people away from the benefits of development efforts. As information continues to elude those who need it the most, even the best laid schemes for a malnutrition-free India remain out of reach. A case-study from an obscure Odisha village.

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Rate Of Malnutrition Is Dropping In China. Can India Learn Lessons From Its Neighbour?

Rate Of Malnutrition Is Dropping In China. Can India Learn Lessons From Its Neighbour?

Malnutrition is dropping spectacularly in China. A lesson for India? In the last of the three-part series from the just-published “State of Food Security And Nutrition In The World,” we take a quick look at the two South Asian giants.

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Nutrition Tips: Recipes for Monsoon Season

Nutrition Tips: Recipes for Monsoon Season

Monsoon rains may pose certain health risks, so it is important to be careful about what you eat. We bring you some delicious recipes which everyone must try during the rainy season.

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Over 820 Million People In The World Go Hungry Every Day. Can The Zero Hunger Target Be Reached By 2030?

Over 820 Million People In The World Go Hungry Every Day. Can The Zero Hunger Target Be Reached By 2030?

In the second of a three-part series, we bring you ten key take-outs from the latest report by the FAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP and the WHO from the just-published “State of Food Security And Nutrition In The World.”

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The Verdict Is Out From The Gods Of Nutrition: State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, 2019

The Verdict Is Out From The Gods Of Nutrition: State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, 2019

Technology is on a dizzy high, but the economy is not. Conflicts are displacing people, while climate change is upsetting the way we eat, what and how. All these have led to new nutrition and health challenges. The FAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP and the WHO have once again joined hands to bring out a seminal report. In a three-part series, we bring you their vision, the key take-outs and a comparison between India and China.

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Nutrition Tips And Diet To Stay Healthy In Monsoon

Nutrition Tips And Diet To Stay Healthy In Monsoon

Our body is highly susceptible to diseases during monsoon. Here is a list of foods that we should consume during the rainy days.

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Hot Off The Lab Bench: Miracle Food For Malnourished Children

Hot Off The Lab Bench: Miracle Food For Malnourished Children

Scientists from the US and Bangladesh have designed a new therapeutic food, that targets microbial environment in the digestive tract of malnourished children. A clinical trial has found it to be superior to the conventional complementary foods given to such children. Affordable and culturally acceptable, it promises to save lives, as more trials and investigations are carried out in the future.

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The Chicken And Egg Question

The Chicken And Egg Question

Affluent India is having eggs and chicken as if there’s no tomorrow, but they remain beyond the poor man’s platter. Now countries across the world are turning to chicken and eggs to fight global hunger and malnutrition. Can that work for India?

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Why Food And Beverage Companies Can And Must Be Part Of The Solution To India’s Nutrition Challenges

Why Food And Beverage Companies Can And Must Be Part Of The Solution To India’s Nutrition Challenges

Companies need to go beyond strategic commitments to grow their business by focusing on health and nutrition and do much more to translate their words into action.

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