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Obesity in children: Paediatricians bat for nutrient-specific labels on packaged food -Payal Gwalani

-Hindustan Times The Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention Academy (NCDPA), a subspecialty of Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP), has written to Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) Mumbai Paediatricians from around the country are batting for inclusion of nutrient-specific warning labels on packaged foods as a way to counter the obesity pandemic among Indian children. They recommend easy-to-interpret symbols (similar to a green dot for Vegetarian Food and red dot for non-vegetarian) to...

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Piscean power -Nitin Sangwan

-The Telegraph Aquaculture is yet to see the kind of technological change that the agriculture sector underwent during the Green Revolution Fisheries is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the world that plays an important role in economic development as well as in facilitating nutrition security. Animal protein is a primary source of protein for billions of people and aquaculture provides for the livelihood of more than 10% of the global population....

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How about MSP for cattle fodder? -Kodoth Prabhakaran Nair

-Deccan Herald RBI has only been talking about food inflation as it hits the 'human belly'. But what about the 'cow’s belly'? During a recent trip to Hyderabad in Telangana, this author met a very enterprising former NRI, who lived in the USA and has since returned to the motherland and set up a dairy farm to supply the people of the city with fresh cow milk and curd. Of course, the...

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Cost of a veg Indian thali has jumped 42% since 2015. That too without curd, tea, fruits -Shweta Saini and Pulkit Khatri For a family of five, the monthly thali cost jumped up from Rs 4,700 in 2015 to Rs 6,700 in 2022 for a lighter diet. Inflation, particularly food inflation, has been centre stage not just in India but globally. Despite moderation observed in India’s June 2022 inflation print, food inflation continues to stay in the uncomfortable zone of 6 to 8 per cent since the start of the year. How does...

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Consumption of non-veg food items has risen since 2015-16, points out NFHS-5 data

Is India a country where most people eat Vegetarian Food? The answer to this question is a bit complex. The consumption of either vegetarian or non-Vegetarian Food depends not just on one's personal choice but also on one’s geographical location, caste and religious background, gender and marital status. There are other determining factors as well behind a person's choice of food.  The results of the newly released data of the fifth...

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