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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Replacing junk food and empty calories with nutritious items that keep you full and satiated can go a long way.
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
Over the last three decades, another form of child malnutrition has spread across the world: excess weight.
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
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
There is a concern that big corporations will use scientific studies as a PR exercise, changing the narrative on health.
The team of medical professionals is training mothers in using the cross-cradle hold, and for good reason.
Pregnancy and childbirth complications are also leading cause of death among 15-19-year-old girls globally
The diet is in response to current trends, where a huge imbalance exists in red meat & sugar consumption.
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
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