Health  /  Published 13.04.20

Does the keto diet work?

A recent survey of registered dietitians named the low-carbohydrate keto diet yet again as the most popular diet in the US. Powering this diet is fat, and loads of it — up to a hefty 90 per cent of ...

Health  /  Published 31.03.20

How tall will you grow?

Parents worry when their children appear shorter than their peers and are always made to sit in the front row in class. “How can we increase their height?” they ask, their faces creased with anxie...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

North East  /  Published 29.01.20

Training for nutrition officials

A four-day training programme for supervisors and officials of Poshan Abhiyaan got under way in this Assam district on Wednesday.The training programme, to be held in two batches at the Officers’ Cl...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

North East  /  Published 03.12.19

Stunted? Look at all the food!

A state with a high prevalence of stunted children, a sign of chronic malnutrition, will host a mega food show for three days from Wednesday.Billed as Northeast’s first and biggest food innovation e...
By Andrew w. Lyngdoh in Shillong

Opinion  /  Published 03.12.19

Lean budgets, thin children

The Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey was recently released by the ministry of health and family welfare. While the progress in reducing stunting (short stature or low height-for-age) is encoura...
By Chandrika Singh in

India  /  Published 25.11.19

Bengal food alarm

Bengal is one of four states where the proportions of food samples that tested unsafe last year were twice the national average of 3.7 per cent or even higher, India’s food authority said in dataset...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.10.19

Chhattisgarh tries nutrition boost after study

The Chhattisgarh government has expanded a scheme to provide protein-rich food, including eggs and pulses, to households in tribal areas across the state as part of an effort to combat malnutrition af...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.10.19

Child wasting alarm in report

A global hunger tracking report released on Tuesday has ranked India with the world’s highest rates of child wasting, or children with too low a weight for height, among 117 countries assessed.Nutri...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 14.10.19

Malnourished children: shocking but not surprising

India is busy building five-trillion-dollar castles in the air. In the meantime, less than 7 per cent of its children under two years of age get an adequate diet. The stark numbers thrown up by the Co...
By The Editorial Board in

Education  /  Published 14.10.19

Imposing a veg diet in schools will hamper nutrition

YESHealth benefitsA non-vegetarian diet includes meat, eggs and fish. It has several health benefits because this type of food is rich in protein and Vitamin B. Non-vegetarian food strengthens our mus...
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