Articles by World Health Org­anisation (WHO)

Nutrition For School-Going Children In The Absence Of Mid-Day Meals

UNICEF data shows that on an average 370 million children may miss on nutritious school meals because of the pandemic.

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‘Trans Fats Is A Very Critical Problem For Society’

In an exclusive interview, FSSAI CEO Arun Singhal explains how the government plans to cap trans fats at 2 per cent a year before the WHO deadline

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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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Why Breastfeeding Benefits The Planet

As we conclude world breastfeeding week, it is important to remember that children who are exclusively breastfed for the first six months are healthier than those who aren’t. And what’s more, it’s free.

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Why India needs respectful maternal care

Childbirth is supposed to the most beautiful moment a woman experiences. But our callous systems, compounded by this pandemic, often makes it a nightmare

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Some Terrifying Trans Fatty Facts

Trans Fats are the most dangerous ingredient in the food chain. Eliminating them from our daily diet can help us lead a healthy and disease-free life.

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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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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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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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