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Protein Quality And Quantity – Key Factors To Achieve Good Health And Combat Malnutrition

Sep 28, 2021 Vanisha Nambiar

We must drive awareness about proteins, with emphasis on both aspects, quantity as well as the quality of protein in the Indian context to help combat undernutrition, improve the immune system, and reduce the burden on non-communicable diseases.

Tackling Anaemia Through Fortified Rice: A Pilot Programme Shows Promise In Gadchiroli, Maharashtra

Sep 22, 2021 Mahendrakumar Avhad

There are many reasons why anaemia develops in individuals, but iron deficiency is the most common cause. The National Family Health Survey- 4, 2015-2016 (NFHS-4), which presents state-wise data on nutrition indicators, showed that anaemia was widely prevalent in Maharashtra with53.8% of children below the age of five, and 48% of women, aged 15-49 years, being anaemic.


ACT4FOOD: Getting Young People Together To Improve Global Food Systems

There is one agenda that cuts across various SDG’s and that’s of our Food Systems. Not only does it encapsulate ‘Zero Hunger’ and ‘Good Health and Wellbeing’ but our food systems impact almost every development goal.

PRIs: Enabling Agents For The Last Mile Nutrition Delivery

Sep 13, 2021 Binu Anand

With 28 years of Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) and nearly 2.5 lakh Gram Panchayats across the country, PRIs continue to be the drivers of development initiatives at the grassroots.


Keeping Infants Healthy: The Power Of Well-Planned Complementary Feeding

Complementary feeding (often called weaning) is the introduction of solid foods into the diet of a baby who is only consuming breast milk or formula milk.

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02 September, 2021

A Health Worker’s Tireless Efforts To Ensure Iron Supplementation For Adolescent Girls

Nutrition International

Mamta Singh, an ANM/midwife with the sub-centre Pure Pandey of Deeh block in Raebareli district of Uttar Pradesh, is amongst those committed health workers who came forward to extend health and nutrition services to the vulnerable.


01 September, 2021

Wholesome Nutrition: Five Key Points To Keep Your Family On Track To Good Health

Dr Smriti Sharma

It’s time to keep it simple and reinvent how you see nutrition for yourself.


30 August, 2021

Pregnancy Diabetes: 5 Things You Need to Know about Managing Gestational Diabetes

Dr Arbinder Singal

According to a recent scientific publication, 4 million women are affected by gestational diabetes mellitus at any given time point in India


26 August, 2021

Nutraceuticals : The peacetime ad-Vantage for healthier tomorrow

Karan Singh, Managing Director, ACG, talks about reversing the malnutrition trends by taking strong healthcare measures and leveraging technology and innovation in nutraceuticals


21 August, 2021

Good Food: Inclusive Approach to Nutrition

Nutrition is also about integrating good hygiene, preventing food wastage and adopting healthy food habits. Six experts share best practices that help in maintaining good health.


14 August, 2021

Good Food: Nutrition during COVID-19

Food is life. It is an immunity booster, lowers the risk of disease and makes us more productive. Six experts touch upon different aspects of nutrition and good health.


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23 August, 2021

The Probiotic Institute

With more than 55 million hits on “probiotics online, it can be hard to find science-based information from trustworthy sources. As an industry leader, Chr. Hansen launched The Probiotics Institute – a new platform providing educational and scientific content on probiotics and the human microbiome.


16 August, 2021

Breast Feeding In Covid Times? A Dilemma

Dr Yogita Parashar

Recommendations must balance risks v/s benefit of mother-infant contact and breastfeeding


12 August, 2021

Food Addiction: A Disorder To Watch

Ishi Khosla

Food addiction implies there is a biochemical condition in the body that creates a physiological craving for specific foods


12 August, 2021

Gen Z And Food Choice: What Are Millennials Thinking When It Comes To Diet And Nutrition

Team Poshan

A deep dive into how our Gen Z, and especially our 16 to 25 year olds, are dealing with food.


05 August, 2021

The science behind our strains

Understand our process for identifying, characterizing and testing probiotic strains for health benefits


03 August, 2021

World Breastfeeding Week, 2021: “Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility”

Dr. Mansi Shah

One of the major questions that has been coming up is whether new mothers who are breastfeeding their babies can get the Covid-19 vaccine, and what impact it can have on the lactation process


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29 July, 2021

Protein Week 2021: The Protein Magic Listicle

Kavita Devgan

From building bones and muscles and facilitating oxygen transport to strengthening our defense mechanism repertoire by developing antibodies, proteins take care of the overall wellbeing of human body on various fronts.


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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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The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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