Uncultivated Forest Food: Hidden Treasure Of Nutrition

Uncultivated Forest Food: Hidden Treasure Of Nutrition

Bhubaneswar: At a time when nutrition analysts are concerned about the fact that at least two billion of people across the globe suffer from malnutrition, the problem of malnutrition has no impact in the interior tribal pockets of Odisha where people mostly dependent on uncultivated forest food. According to Bidyut Mohanty, who heads an organisation called SPREAD, they had visited Mudulipada and Andrahal, two cut-off villages of Malkangiri district for mapping of nutrition and food security…

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5 tips to lose weight while eating your favourite food, without exercise or diet

5 tips to lose weight while eating your favourite food, without exercise or diet

While a healthy diet and exercise are keys to a happy and healthy life, it may not be extremely necessary to beat yourself to get a lean and toned body and lose weight. 5 tips to lose weight while eating your favourite food, without exercise or diet   |  Photo Credit: Getty Images New Delhi: Whenever you think about weight loss, the first thing that comes to your mind is a strict diet and a rigorous workout…

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Slaughter-Free Food Is The New And The Now Way Of Feeding The World

Slaughter-Free Food Is The New And The Now Way Of Feeding The World

In March Berlin was the home of Europe’s first professional animal protein alternatives conference organised by international food awareness organization ProVeg. The New Food Conference brought together scientists, researchers, food enthusiasts and entrepreneurs who are leading the slaughter-free, environmentally friendly and socially just food revolution. I was lucky to be present at the sold-out conference and this is part one of my two-part series on the future of food based on what I’ve learned (and tasted). The first…

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Mandatory fortification in mid-day meal bad for local food, biodiversity, livelihood

Mandatory fortification in mid-day meal bad for local food, biodiversity, livelihood

The Mid Day Meal Scheme provided cooked meals to 97 million children in 2016-17 (Photo: Savvy Soumya Misra) Food procurement under the Mid Day Meal Scheme (MDM), the world’s largest school food programme that provided cooked meals to over 97 million children in 2016-17, is gradually becoming centralised. This is a worrying shift as decentralised decision-making to the level of the schoolteachers has been at the heart of the scheme on which the Centre plans…

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Vitamin A diet: Eat these top 10 food sources for glowing skin, immunity

Vitamin A diet: Eat these top 10 food sources for glowing skin, immunity

Among the many vitamins that we need for a healthy life, Vitamin A is essential for its immune-enhancing and antioxidant properties. It can boost your vision, immunity, skin health, and reproductive health. “Vitamin A maintains and repairs skin cells and reduces risk of psoriasis. It also protects the body from the damaging effect of free radicals and is required for maintaining healthy teeth and bone structure,” says Luke Coutinho, holistic nutritionist and founder of Purenutrition.me….

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