Articles by Nutrition

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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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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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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Can An Infant's First Stool Predict It's Obesity Risk?

A recent study says the bacteria found in a newborn's first stool can help predict it's chances of developing obesity later in life

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It Takes A Village: How Tribal Hamlet Now Knows Its Nutrition Rights

Angul district in Odisha was a victim of severe undernutrition, until an NGO involved the tribal community to ensure that they knew, and demanded their rights to proper nutrition.

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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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‘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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