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Nutrition Can Be A Gamechanger In Addressing TB

Aug 20, 2022 Dr. Deepak Gupta

The inter-linkage between TB and malnutrition is bi-directional. While TB leads the patient to malnutrition, the risk of developing active TB increases due to malnutrition.

Undernutrition Can Exacerbate Severity Of Malaria

Aug 13, 2022 Jyotirmoy Nandi

Sustainable control of malaria can help improve nutritional status of endemic communities.


Well Nourished People Have Healthier Brains

While nutrition is a centre-piece in brain functioning, disciplined lifestyle, physical activity and staying hydrated also help.

FSSAI’s Recent Regulations For Consumer-Packaged Foods Are Promising

Jul 20, 2022 Mitul Thapliyal, Puneet Khanduja and Dipanshi Sood

Recently launched Health Star Rating system can be made more effective and reliable with the support of the existing Nutrition Fact Table.


Improving Sanitation To Reduce Stunting

Social and behaviour change communication can help broaden and deepen Swachh Bharat Mission to end open defecation, which impacts health and also causes stunting in children

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28 June, 2022

Bettable Ideas For Healthy Lives

Swati Saxena and Meghana Pasi

Ushering in behaviour change to reduce undernutrition, hidden hunger and non-communicable diseases can help build back a healthier nation


17 May, 2022

Sufficient And Nutritious Food Necessary To Ensure Freedom From Hunger

Ishanee Sharma

The Right to Food is one of the fundamental human rights and it is intertwined with other rights including the right to life and health.


14 May, 2022

Global Food Leaders Call Upon G7 Heads To Fight Hunger And Malnutrition

Rajiv Tikoo

In an open letter ahead of the upcoming G7 Summit, World Food Prize Laureates have written to G7 Heads to address the triple threat of Covid-19, climate change and conflict


06 May, 2022

Improving Sanitation Indicators Can Lead To Better Nutrition Outcomes

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.


02 May, 2022

Promoting Nutritious Diets With Scientific Data Leads To Better Uptake

Swadeep Srivastava

Provision of adequate and nutritious diets would serve its purpose better if popularised among intended beneficiaries through credible communication, particularly during health emergencies


26 April, 2022

Nutrition And WASH Go Hand In Hand

Neeraj Jain

Safe water, sustainable sanitation and good hygiene practices are the keys to the scaling-up nutrition among the vulnerable population groups in India


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20 April, 2022

Facing Nutrition Conundrum In Changing Climate

Meena Sehgal

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


19 April, 2022

Fixing Triple Challenges Of Health, Nutrition And Climate Change

Bishow Parajuli

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


23 November, 2021

What Have You Eaten Today?

Nidhi Joshi

Our country has pledged to build a zero-carbon economy by 2070. The Indian government has marked agriculture in its nationally determined contribution. This brings a huge challenge and opportunity for the country.


27 October, 2021

How A Renewed Focus Can Improve Maternal And Child Nutrition Scenario In India

Dr Teena Dasi

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic poses an increased threat to maternal and child undernutrition, and compels us to reflect on the causes of maternal and child nutrition, and reaffirm the focus to improve the status.


20 October, 2021

Here's How The Pesticide-Free Food Products Can Be A Part Of Your Good Health

Mr. Lohit Mohan

Pesticide-free food products, as the phrase suggests, are products grown, stored, and packed without the use of any synthetic pesticides. These products are only minimally processed, thereby retaining their nutritional content.


16 October, 2021

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

Subhadra Menon

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


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08 October, 2021

Low Carb Diet: A Possible Way To Manage Your Diabetes

Geetika Patni

Most often, carbohydrates (sugar, starches and fibres) are among the foods that we start avoiding in case of diagnosis of diabetes. We start considering all carbs as an enemy, but this is definitely not the case.


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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 pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

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.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz