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Women bearing brunt of COVID-19 as household chores increase manifold, finances contract and health suffers
India

Women bearing brunt of COVID-19 as household chores increase manifold, finances contract and health suffers

Women have unique and evolving nutritional requirements, while they may need fewer calories than men to fulfil their daily requirements, their needs for essential vitamins and minerals are much higher.

Improved brain function, reduced risk of sleep disorders among health benefits of adding soy foods to your diet
Health

Improved brain function, reduced risk of sleep disorders among health benefits of adding soy foods to your diet

Soy foods have immense nutriotional benefits due to their macronutrient composition, which is very different from other legumes especially due to the high protein content and a bioactive compound known as isoflavone

Coronavirus Outbreak: Invisibility of circular migrants in host states is at the heart of their exodus from urban centres
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Invisibility of circular migrants in host states is at the heart of their exodus from urban centres

Since the start of the coronavirus crisis, many issues have begun to emerge from their dormant existence and unfold dramatically to capture the public's mind

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian squash player Saurav Ghosal takes online course in nutrition to keep busy during lockdown
Sports

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian squash player Saurav Ghosal takes online course in nutrition to keep busy during lockdown

What you eat as an athlete is also as important as the time spent in the gym and Ghosal thought he could use the indefinite break amid the nationwide lockdown to know more about the science of food

Coronavirus Outbreak: Bihar's rural poor at greater danger than rest of India; rations, cooked food need of the hour
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Bihar's rural poor at greater danger than rest of India; rations, cooked food need of the hour

The worst impact of coronavirus outbreak has been on the marginalised; those who are not only at risk of getting exposed to the virus but also have to bear the burden of lapses in state policy

Why opt for expensive imported seeds like chia when these 10 varieties of locally-grown seeds are just as healthy
Health

Why opt for expensive imported seeds like chia when these 10 varieties of locally-grown seeds are just as healthy

Seeds are rich in vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients and antioxidants, and can help keep cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and high blood pressure at bay.

Rujuta Diwekar's new book explores easy, sustainable diets and exercises as keys to a healthy lifestyle
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Rujuta Diwekar's new book explores easy, sustainable diets and exercises as keys to a healthy lifestyle

While many nutrition theories hinge on foods such as low-fat khakra or sukha bhel, Rujuta Diwekar has always insisted on full-fat milk in your masala chai to be enjoyed with a khakra that is best prepared by roasting last night’s leftover roti until it achieves a good crunch.

Seven versatile foods that can keep you feeling full for longer
Health

Seven versatile foods that can keep you feeling full for longer

Replacing junk food and empty calories with nutritious items that keep you full and satiated can go a long way.

Preservatives, trans fats used in popular processed foods have major health risks
Health

Preservatives, trans fats used in popular processed foods have major health risks

Research suggests that most preservatives have some harmful effects on your health, partially hydrogenated oils are nothing but industrially-produced trans fats, which are associated with cardiovascular diseases, increased risk of strokes, heart attacks

Third of 700 million children around the world are undernourished, overweight: UNICEF
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Third of 700 million children around the world are undernourished, overweight: UNICEF

Over the last three decades, another form of child malnutrition has spread across the world: excess weight.

One-of-a-kind red meat study takes a different angle toward nutrition research
science

One-of-a-kind red meat study takes a different angle toward nutrition research

With nutrition, iit’s impossible to conduct studies where people’s diets and lifestyles are monitored over long periods.

In MP's Panna district, villagers launch initiative to restore local water bodies as successive droughts give rise to malnutrition, migration
India

In MP's Panna district, villagers launch initiative to restore local water bodies as successive droughts give rise to malnutrition, migration

Having faced subsequent droughts, residents of Kalyanpur village in Panna district of Madhya Pradesh's Bundelkhand region have been working day and night to restore a local lake to end the water crisis in the area, a result of which has been increase in cases of malnutrition, anaemia, TB and silicosis and migration of youths

Food companies are funding nutrition research — here’s why you should be worried
science

Food companies are funding nutrition research — here’s why you should be worried

There is a concern that big corporations will use scientific studies as a PR exercise, changing the narrative on health.

Babies in Shrirampur are escaping malnutrition because of how they're held during breastfeeding
India

Babies in Shrirampur are escaping malnutrition because of how they're held during breastfeeding

The team of medical professionals is training mothers in using the cross-cradle hold, and for good reason.

In India, children born to teenage mothers more likely to suffer from under nutrition
science

In India, children born to teenage mothers more likely to suffer from under nutrition

Pregnancy and childbirth complications are also leading cause of death among 15-19-year-old girls globally

First global scientific eating plan for people, environment forgets the world's poor
science

First global scientific eating plan for people, environment forgets the world's poor

The diet is in response to current trends, where a huge imbalance exists in red meat & sugar consumption.

How many eggs is too many? Cholesterol, link to heart disease analyzed in new study
science

How many eggs is too many? Cholesterol, link to heart disease analyzed in new study

Eating an extra half-egg a day increased the risk of heart disease & premature death in subjects.

Union Budget 2019: Children welfare, social sector suffer as new revenue sharing pattern puts additional burden on states
India

Union Budget 2019: Children welfare, social sector suffer as new revenue sharing pattern puts additional burden on states

There is a declining priority towards social sectors and child budgeting; while expenditure on children has declined from 22% of total expenditure in 2013-14 to 20.84% in general category states in 2016-17, it fell from 22.46% in 2013-14 to 21.16% in 2016-17 in the case of special category states