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Importance Of Nutrition In The First Three Years Of Life

Apr 24, 2021 Amreen Sheikh

Brain growth is most dependent on food and nutrition. Here are some tips for the first crucial years of an infant

Get Rid Of Your Visceral Fat

Aug 25, 2020 Satyendra Garg

Visceral fat can accumulate due to faulty dietary habits, and lead to many other health issues. Satyendra Garg tells us how he avoided this deadly and common problem.


Could COVID-19 Lead To A Spike In Trans Fat Consumption?

Dr Shauna Downs of Rutgers University’s Department of Urban-Global Public Health believes that poorer nations might consume products with more trans fats simply because it is more affordable.

Nuts For Life!

Aug 12, 2020 Arshi Khanam

Are you among those who constantly crave for nuts? Here are some 'brow-raisin' facts about nuts and their benefits you need to know.


It’s Time To Bid Goodbye To Vanaspati

Despite global warnings, trans fatty acids continue to be a part of our diet. And the biggest villain is the vanaspati still found in almost every Indian kitchen and eatery

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22 July, 2020

Are Samosas Chasing You?

Satyendra Garg

'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..'


21 July, 2020

Matter Of Fat: The Good The Bad And The Ugly

Ramananda Sengupta

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.


19 July, 2020

Why Food Labels Need To Be Upfront, Useful And Understandable

Dr. SubbaRao M Gavaravarapu

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.


13 July, 2020

‘We Must Fulfil Our Commitment To Cap Trans Fats By 2022’

Ramananda Sengupta

Given the clear linkages between trans fatty acids or TFA and non-communicable diseases, we must act quickly to cap it, says Dr Rajan Sankar of Tata Trusts.


11 July, 2020

Could Saturated Fat Actually Be Good For You?

Satyendra Garg

An author's tryst with saturated fats defies conventional medical thinking, and suggests that we may have been very wrong about this much vilified fat


06 July, 2020

‘The Meanest Of All The Fats’

Paramjeet Singh and Nilanjana Bose

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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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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