This weak link between growth in income and nutritional outcomes requires the attention of policy makers
Why mushrooms should be included under ICDS and MDM scheme
Can adulteration of edible oils be addressed by the Goonda Act?
Food in good times and bad: What did 2020 teach us about the way we eat?
Americans aren’t getting enough to eat during COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s what’s happening in Los Angeles County
The Los Angeles crisis surged the most in April, when 26% of all households — and 39% of low-income ...
Dignity at the end of life: a Malawian nursing study shows the impact of food
Food security emerged as a critical concern in the study, that has significant consequences for dying women’s dignity. There are ...
The other side of climate friendly foods
Efforts to change diets and reduce global warming has pitfalls
A humble recipe of 3 spices to slacken COVID-19 scare
There is urgent need to focus on alternative, easily available sources; natural products consumed as spices and food can ...
Global Hunger Index: Why is India trailing?
India ranked 94 in global hunger index 2020 among 107 countries
First food for fasting days
From makhanas to kuttu to singhara, here are ways to add taste and spice to food while fasting
World Food Day: Looking for a new avatar in COVID-19 times
What we now need is smart, systemic action to get the food to those who need it and improve ...
Nobel Peace Prize spotlights the links between hunger and conflict
About 1 in 9 persons worldwide don’t get to eat enough, suffering food insecurity, or not having consistent access ...
A fiscal crisis: Why FCI needs provisioning in food subsidy budget
Mounting expenses, under-provisioning of food subsidy budget leading to a huge debt is highly worrisome
Lateral Thoughts: Who moved my samosa?
Indians need to eat better food, rich in fruits and vegetables and high in proteins
How our food choices cut into forests and put us closer to viruses
The food most associated with biodiversity loss also tends to also be connected to unhealthy diets across the globe
There’s biodiversity in our backyard and it can help us fight malnourishment
Green leafy veggies are rich in vitamins and minerals
Book Review: A chemist’s sceptical look at nutritional wisdom
Overprocessed chemical-laden stuff is bad for you; it’s pure malevolent junk. George Zaidan has chosen this junk food truth ...
Spare me my noodles
As the India-China standoff becomes more tense and anti-Chinese sentiment builds up in India, will ‘Chinese food’ be banned
Verifying viral virus truths: Tomatoes, tiranga and TRPs
The media wrongly claimed a correlation between a mysterious alleged new virus that targets tomatoes to the novel coronavirus ...
COVID-19 migrants: West Bengal has mostly failed to keep promises
The state government must go beyond the mere promises of the Centre and render actual help to the state’s ...
COVID-19: How safe are Indian wet markets?
India is a huge market for meats. Apart from usual poultry, bovine and fish, a few protected species are ...
COVID-19 calls for renewed focus on eating right and natural
Post-COVID-19 scenario offers a unique opportunity to seize the moment and repurpose policies towards a food system that is ...
COVID-19’s important lesson: Living with little
Learning to live with little is not living in poverty, but to cook and eat what is required, reducing ...
We wanted to know how coronavirus affects Nairobi’s slum residents. What we found
The pandemic is clearly having a negative impact on people’s health and economic and social status
COVID-19: Asia-Pacific countries must act against recession-induced hunger
Sub-Saharan Africa, home to the world’s highest hunger rates, must now brace for its first recession in a quarter ...