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'Aahaar Kranti' mission launched by Health Ministry to raise public awareness about nutrition
India

'Aahaar Kranti' mission launched by Health Ministry to raise public awareness about nutrition

"Aahaar Kranti" will renew the focus on nutritionally balanced diets replete in locally sourced fruits and vegetables.

High malnutrition persists in India despite surplus food, says Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar
India

High malnutrition persists in India despite surplus food, says Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar

Launching the Poshan Gyan, a national digital repository on health and nutrition, Kumar said that real change can be brought about only through changing behaviours on the ground

India must strengthen ICDS, midday meals to tackle paradox of falling nutrition outcomes amid rising GDP
India

India must strengthen ICDS, midday meals to tackle paradox of falling nutrition outcomes amid rising GDP

Parameters such as the proportion of children who are underweight or under 5 mortality rate cast a gloomy picture for India

Continuous exposure to pathogens leads to gut damage, malnourishment: Study
science

Continuous exposure to pathogens leads to gut damage, malnourishment: Study

From 1990 to 2015 there was a nearly 40 percent drop in stunting in poor countries but 140 million children four or younger are still too short for their age.

Union Budget 2021: Mission Poshan 2.0 focuses on health-wellbeing, nutrition to fight malnutrition
India

Union Budget 2021: Mission Poshan 2.0 focuses on health-wellbeing, nutrition to fight malnutrition

This scheme includes Integrated Child Development Services, Anganwadi Services, Poshan Abhiyaan, Scheme For Adolescent Girls and National Creche Scheme.

Xtraliving to organise national-level quiz competition for kids on sports, fitness and nutrition in January
Sports

Xtraliving to organise national-level quiz competition for kids on sports, fitness and nutrition in January

The programme will be run by engaging the kids in quiz competitions and fitness workshops. Participants will have to register on Xtraliving's official website.

Children's Day: COVID-19 showed us glaring holes in the public health system that risk the health of our children
India

Children's Day: COVID-19 showed us glaring holes in the public health system that risk the health of our children

Undernutrition continues to be associated with 50 percent of all under-five deaths and India accounts for third of the world’s stunted children according to the Global Nutrition Report 2018.

National Nutrition Month 2020: PM Modi urges use of nutrition report cards for school kids; here's why all Indians need them
Health

National Nutrition Month 2020: PM Modi urges use of nutrition report cards for school kids; here's why all Indians need them

Studies have shown that while 80 to 90 percent Indians suffer from Vitamin D deficiency, 50 to 60 percent are affected by anaemia

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
Life

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
World

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.