A nutritional audit 700 plant-based foods in Australia found many products had high in salt or saturated fat content
Can kimchi really help you lose weight? Hold your pickle. The evidence isn’t looking great
Ultra-processed foods: Here’s what the evidence actually says about them
Brown, red, black, riceberry – what are these white rice alternatives, and are they actually healthier?
Mahua liquor is witnessing a rebrand, but legal framework protecting tribal rights across India is needed
Tribal world is intertwined with mahua but it still suffers from false colonial notions of being a lowly toxic ...
Are fish oil supplements as healthy as we think? And is eating fish better?
Omega 3s present in fish are key to the structure of our cells, and help keep our heart, lungs, ...
Champagne is deeply French – but the English invented the bubbles
The method for effervescence, strong glass bottles and the use of corks all came from England in the 17th ...
Food transitions in age of climate crisis should focus on diversifying options
Escalating atmospheric temperatures, with a projected rise of up to 3.2°C by the century’s end, would further exacerbate food ...
Not all weeds seen in millet farms are villains but uncultivated crops
These crops sustain the poor and enrich their food basket
A political thought for food
Global parliamentarians are forming a multilateral body to reform the agrifood system
Why Russia pulled out of its grain deal with Ukraine — and what that means for the global food system
Ukrainian grain is important for feeding the world and the the Black Sea is a vital route to getting it ...
Tackling ‘hidden hunger’: Strategies to combat micronutrient deficiencies
In the face of the global hidden hunger crisis, it is imperative that we address the micronutrient deficiencies that ...
Fibre is your body’s natural guide to weight management
Rather than cutting carbs out of your diet, eat them in their original fibre packaging instead
The International Year of Millets is an opportunity to improve indigenous kids’ nutrition
About 4.7 million tribal children in the country suffer from chronic nutrition deprivation
Do you need to wash rice before cooking? Here’s the science
Washing process has been shown to rinse up to 20% of the microplastics from uncooked rice
FSSAI has no reason ‘to not have warning labels’ on packaged foods
With new estimates of huge burden of diet-related non-communicable diseases, FSSAI should act strong and mandate a warning label ...
Traditional beverages of northeast Indian states share recipes & ingredients that benefit health
The drinks are also part of culture & heritage of local ethnic communities
Is the world headed for another food crisis?
One tends to fear that the last century’s achievement in curbing extreme hunger will be undone in the 21st ...
The world is hooked on junk food: How big companies pull it off
Over many decades our food environments have relentlessly been encouraging us to make choices that are harmful to our health, through ...
World’s coffee shops have emerged as plant milk’s front line
Milk made from plants is entering the public consciousness (and stomachs) in coffee shops across the globe.
Climate crisis threatens truffle production but could put UK species back on the menu
Summer drought & heat can be detrimental to truffle harvests
Millets should be mainstreamed for better nutritional outcomes in children
Civil society organisations can play an enabling role in helping the government to combat malnutrition by introducing millets in ...
Certifying organic food in India needs further support
Ethylene oxide standards missing in India; standards needed for all chemicals in the food system
Ultra-processed foods – like cookies, chips, frozen meals and fast food – may contribute to cognitive decline
As the world’s population ages and the number of older adults with dementia increases, this knowledge cannot come soon ...
Boost indigenous millet recipes over packaged products
Preparing millets fresh should be made easy instead of promoting ultra-processed packaged foods; this may be the way to bring it ...