Eating disorders are deadly: What are they, who’s at risk and what can be done about it
Eating disorders occur 10 times more often in females than in males
As told to Parliament (February 3, 2023): No record of number of landless agricultural labourers in India
No specific census of migrant, other landless farmers has been conducted in the country, Rajya Sabha told
5 billion people globally exposed to toxic trans fat linked to heart disease: WHO
Trans fat has no known benefit but is associated with huge health risks that can burden health systems, says WHO director-general
Has the free market economy added to India’s increasing PCOD burden?
About 9.13% of menstruating women in south India and Maharashtra suffer from PCOS, while 22.5 per cent have PCOD, according to UNICEF
Ronaldo for ‘agua’: Celebrities dissing junk food can go a long way
The Euro topscorer has opened new ground; can Indian celebs catch up?
Nestle admits its food portfolio unhealthy: Why front of pack labelling is important
The Swiss multinational food and beverage multinational has admitted some of its products will never be healthy no matter how much it …
COVID-19: Food waste during pandemic can worsen climate emergency
The median amount of food waste per capita in large developed economies is significantly higher than in large developing economies
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 as an excellent …
Govt refuses to answer queries on junk food labelling rules, again
It had been asked to comment on a recent study by CSE about labelling regulations for junk food
Junk food monster: Every bite of your favourite snack can be lethal FULL COVERAGE
Junk food monster: When McDonald's had to go back on its ad
Fast food co invited consumers to replace home-cooked meals with its products
Junk food monster: Delays and dilutions weakening public health
Simply Put: Junk food
Junk food monster: It's time for a red alert
Delays and dilutions have derailed regulations of packaged and fast foods. Is it time to press the panic button?
Junk food monster: Communicating diseases
A lab study by the Centre for Science and Environment has found extremely high levels of salt, fat and trans fat in junk foods responsible for …
Front of Packet Labelling to be delinked from general labelling regulation: FSSAI
On December 17, CSE had released the results of its study of 33 packaged and fast foods that were found to be high in salt, sugar and fat
Junk food monster: Misleading labels on trans fat
Most of the food samples tested by CSE had higher trans fat levels than declared
Junk food monster: Take a look inside what you eat
From chips to fries, noodles to pizzas, CSE laboratory tested 33 products — 14 packaged foods and 19 fast foods — for salt, fat, …
Messages matter: Are junk food ads creating a crisis for today’s children?
Advertisements featuring junk food and even cartoon characters endorsing unhealthy foods can lead to problems for children today
Government schools encouraging healthier lifestyles: study
The onset of many lifestyle or non-communicable diseases can be prevented or delayed by addressing these risk factors earlier in life
10.9 million people died due to poor diets in 2017: Report
Global Burden of Disease study highlights how low consumption of healthy food is better than more consumption of unhealthy foods
UK may ban junk food ads, should India follow?
Since India lacks regulatory framework for promotion of foods items containing high fat, salt and sugar, experts feel a similar step could prove …
FSSAI must ensure food regulations at schools are mandatory
Despite directions and advisories, foods high in fat, salt and sugar are easily available in schools; this calls for stricter and mandatory …
India’s top colleges not following food safety standards: FSSAI report
For the report, 12 central institutions of higher education were audited of which, only two were found to abide by the rules
Why are boys more malnourished than girls in India?
Going by a recent study on malnutrition in children in 10 Indian cities, parental bias for boys could be pushing them closer to junk food