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Improving Sanitation Indicators Can Lead To Better Nutrition Outcomes

May 06, 2022 Natasha Patel

Cross sectoral collaboration by establishing common platforms for knowledge sharing, including nutritional targets in water, sanitation and hygiene goals and vice versa, can help ensure sustainable solutions.

Facing Nutrition Conundrum In Changing Climate

Apr 20, 2022 Meena Sehgal

Shorter, local and climate-smart food supply chains are more likely to respond to local needs and empower the most vulnerable.


Fixing Triple Challenges Of Health, Nutrition And Climate Change

Adequate nutrition through the diversification of the food systems is vital for promoting health of people and the planet

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

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.

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19 September, 2021

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

Madhu Joshi

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.


18 September, 2021

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

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.


13 September, 2021

PRIs: Enabling Agents For The Last Mile Nutrition Delivery

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.


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


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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.


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.


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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


Photo Gallery

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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