Articles by World Health Org­anisation (WHO)

‘We Must Fulfil Our Commitment To Cap Trans Fats By 2022’

Given the clear linkages between trans fatty acids or TFA and non-communicable diseases, we must act quickly to cap it, says Dr Rajan Sankar of Tata Trusts.

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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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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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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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Make Every Day A Yoga Day

International Yoga Day serves to remind us of the need to invest in our physical and mental health as a long term plan

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Here's Another Reason To Spice Up Your Life

We might take them for granted, but those spices on our kitchen shelves are incredibly powerful tools in helping us build our immunity against various diseases and infections, including COVID-19

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Countries Failing To Stop Harmful Marketing Of Breast-Milk Substitutes, Warn WHO And UNICEF

Agencies encourage women to continue to breastfeed during the COVID-19 pandemic

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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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Pair Nutrition With Exercise For Taller, Stronger, Smarter Kids

Balanced diet and compulsory sports can help children achieve optimum genetic growth and cognitive functions. Adolescents should be made aware of the need for healthy foods.

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Cures For The Tropics

India’s battle against neglected tropical diseases gets a sharper edge due to global efforts and growing community engagement

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