Articles by Nutrition

An Undertaker’s Lesson On Obesity

If the world listens to the simple words of a man who told his story way back in 1863, we can reverse the epidemic of obesity, diabetes and other chronic diseases which plague us today.

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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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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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Some Nutrition Tips For 'Mothers-To-Be'

In the most crucial days of a woman's life, these tips would help in being fit and fine.

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Busting Old Myths About Proteins

If you thought protein only came from a non-vegetarian diet, here's some news for you

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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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