Nutrition sensitive interventions coupled with community participation can lead to transformational improvement in indicators
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.
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.
It’s time to keep it simple and reinvent how you see nutrition for yourself.
According to a recent scientific publication, 4 million women are affected by gestational diabetes mellitus at any given time point in India
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.
Recommendations must balance risks v/s benefit of mother-infant contact and breastfeeding
A deep dive into how our Gen Z, and especially our 16 to 25 year olds, are dealing with food.
The link between diabetes and the consumption of milk is being actively explored globally.
The Government of India has resorted to introducing grand-sounding schemes intended to hide the Union’s pathetic performance on feeding the poor during the period of Covid.
With the success of the green revolution, the focus now shifted to solving the problem of malnutrition.
A 1.25 Litres bottle of soft drink will have approximately 135 grams of added sugar, having about 540 empty calories.
Coronavirus diet: The Covid-19 patients with severe conditions are at a major risk of malnutrition and sarcopenia.
Demand of diary has paved the way for plant-based dairy products and other milk alternatives
Vitamin D has both anti-inflammatory and immune-regulatory properties, and is vital for the activation of immune system defense mechanism
Food hubs can play a key role in tackling the scourge of hunger and malnutrition
The urban and rural population in India still faces nutrition linked health concerns due to a non-balanced diet. Let's take a look at how various public-private initiatives has helped in meeting the nutritional challenges.
17-year old Ravina Bairwa is a grassroots champion who hopes the second wave of COVID-19 will not deny rural girls their health rights
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
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.
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.
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.
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.