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World Food Day: Here's What The Akshaya Patra Foundation Aims For

Oct 16, 2021 Subhadra Menon

Here comes an interview with Mr Sundeep Talwar, CMO, The Akshaya Patra Foundation.

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.


Malnutrition Among Children And Pregnant Women: Elected Women Representatives To The Rescue

Seventh September 2021 marked the initiation of the Poshan Maah – a month of outreach and awareness activities under the Government of India’s flagship POSHAN Abhiyaan to improve nutritional outcomes for children, pregnant women and lactating mothers.

Nurtured And Nourished Minds Are More Productive, Start Early And Sustain Through Lifecourse

Sep 18, 2021 Dr Shweta Khandelwal

Science shows that malnutrition in early life, often manifested in form of stunting, is associated with adverse consequences in later life for morbidity and mortality, non-communicable diseases, learning capacity and productivity.


PRIs: Enabling Agents For The Last Mile Nutrition Delivery

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.

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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.


25 August, 2021

Starting Healthy: How To Choose A Nourishing Diet

Bipasha Das

Many young people want to be healthier, it is just that they do not know where to start. For this, the first step is to figure out areas for improvement. A proper analysis works best with the help of a health care professional.


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.


04 August, 2021

Getting Fit For The Force: Heaviest Police Official In Andaman & Nicobar Police Reduces 13.5 Kg In A Month

Satyendra Garg

At a whopping 140 Kilograms he turned out to have the maximum weight amongst the 4,304 police officials. His BMI was 49.60 putting him into Obesity Class III category.


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26 July, 2021

A Shared Value Approach Can Help Businesses Solve The Problem Of Rising Hunger In India

Sashidhar Vempala

With the shared value vision already integrated into the business strategies of many companies, executing contextual outcome-based programmes to address the rising challenge of food insecurity should not be a colossal task.


23 July, 2021

You Must Be Missing Out On Your Proteins! Go Check

Subhadra Menon

Once every year, between July 24 and 30, The Protein Week is observed, and this has been on for five years now.


22 July, 2021

Importance Of Right Nutrition At The Right Age

Shauravi Malik

The world over, a startling number of children is developing health problems, allergies and lifestyle disorders as a result of an unhealthy diet.


27 May, 2021

Try Some Sunshine Vitamin To Beat Covid-19

Urvi Arjan Gajra

Vitamin D has both anti-inflammatory and immune-regulatory properties, and is vital for the activation of immune system defense mechanism


30 April, 2021

Why Breaking The Deadly Cycle Of Malnutrition Is Critical

Jamuna Prakash

Unless adolescent girls get adequate nutrition, India will continue to be a country of undernourished mothers and children


24 April, 2021

Govt To Provide Free Food Grains To 80 Crore Poor People In May, June

PTI

The Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) which was announced in 2020 for three months till July, is being re-implemented given the worsening situation due to the second wave of Covid-19


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22 April, 2021

Food Consumption Post-vaccination

Ms. Muthulakshmi

Our gut plays a crucial role in improving our immunity, here’s why you should start considering Covid-19 vaccine as an opportunity to kick-start a healthier regimen


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A health worker disinfects Kanyakumari S.P office after a few office staff tested positive for the coronavirus, in Kanyakumari district.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) national spokesperon Rakesh Tikait speaks during a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' to mark one year of the farmers' agitation, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil

Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurates the 150 metric ton per day Milk Powder Plant and Automatic Robotic Storage and Retrieval System of Amulfed Dairy, in Gandhinagar.

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Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi arrive for the BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

Smriti Irani, Locket Chatterjee and Ranjanben Dhananjay Bhatt arrive to attend BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan
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