Articles by Malnutrition

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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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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Can Nutri-Gardens Beat Malnutrition?

If handled right, nutri-gardens could be a game changer in the way we as a nation deal with ensuring proper nutrition

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Unsung, Unrecognised, Anganwadi Workers Protect The Most Vulnerable

Community workers are our frontline defence against malnutrition and the pandemic. Yet they work in dangerous conditions without even basic protective gear and for a mere pittance. This must change, now.

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Odisha Needs Help To Stave Off Hunger And Starvation, Warn Experts

Several eminent economists and experts said enhanced food distribution and employment schemes could ease the plight of the poor hit by the pandemic and lockdown .

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Nutrition In The Context Of The COVID-19 Pandemic In India

Here are 6 steps the government must take to ensure that the nutrition needs of vulnerable women and children are not compromised by the pandemic and its fallout.

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Is The Food On Your Table Safe To Eat?

On World Food Safety Day, it is important to remember that unsafe food practices claim approximately 4,20,000 lives annually across the world. According to the World Health Organisation, 1 out of 10 people fall ill after consuming contaminated food worldwide each year.

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