Bridging the struggle – nutrition for education

Every year millions of children are deprived of their basic rights of education and nutrition. Most of these children, from a tender age are compelled by situations to work for food. In a tough choice between literacy and hunger, it is always child labour to satisfy hunger that wins.

Children should benefit from innovation: UNICEF Report

Urgent action is needed to prevent millions of children from missing out on the benefits of innovation, UNICEF says in a new report released today.

'Govt losing Rs 50K cr per year due to infertility of animals'

Government is losing Rs 50,000 crore every year owing to infertility of 30 to 40 per cent of animals, experts said.

Emotional awareness promotes healthy eating

Learning to pay attention to your emotions could enhance the choices you make with regard to food, thereby helping you lose weight, says a new research.

Olive oil healthier for fried foods

Love fried food? Try olive oil as it withstands the heat of the fryer or pan better than several other seed oils to yield healthier food.

Govt launches 'Grow Safe food' campaign
Govt launches 'Grow Safe food' campaign

Government has launched "Grow Safe Food" campaign to improve agriculture output without comprising on nutrition and quality of the produce.

Abhinav Bindra to train young shooters
Abhinav Bindra to train young shooters

Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra will be providing training to aspiring shooters at a two-day unique workshop starting on Monday.

Soon, peanut that won't cause allergic reaction

Scientists have successfully used pulses of ultraviolet light to remove 80 per cent of allergens from peanuts.

Calorie Counters

A cornerstone in prevention and treatment of lifestyle diseases, nutrition is gaining popularity as a fulfilling career, says Gauri Rane

Health Benefits of Yellow Summer Squash

This yellow-coloured mild and watery vegetable called the `Yellow Summer Squash` is in the form of squash which is different from the `yellow crookneck squash`.

Indulge in healthy food, but mind the portion

Indulging in health food items to cut flab? Make sure you know how much to eat as it is possible overdose of right food can prevent you from losing weight.

Canada pledges Can$3.5 bn for maternal, child health

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper pledged Can$3.5 billion Thursday for immunization, better nutrition and the introduction of birth certificates in developing nations to improve the health of mothers and children.

70% metro kids have below-median growth

Raising an alarm on the need for nutritional intake for urban kids, a new survey today said 70 per cent children in Indian metro cities have below-median growth.

Meal shake: A drinkable meal on the go

What if you can drink your meal instead of eating it? You would be left with no excuse to miss it, however busy you may be.

Junk food makes people lazy

A new research reveals that junk food, which lacks nutrition, can actually make one lazy.

What to eat, what not

Get your diet chart right for a healthier and happier you.

Reverse erectile dysfunction with lifestyle changes

Reduce weight, improve nutrition, exercise more, drink less alcohol and have a better night`s sleep to bring sexual pleasure back in life without medication, a promising research shows.

Economic growth does not necessarily end undernutrition among kids: Lancet

Researchers at Harvard School of Public Health, the University of Gottingen, Germany, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, and the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, found not much association between economic growth and signs of undernutrition.

Obese? Blame it on fat cells` expansion

You have heard about obesity or accumulation of fat but do you know that nutrition is not the only factor driving obesity in our kids?

Malnourishment kills 5,000 children in India: Bhutia

Every year malnutrition kills over 5,000 children in India alone and the problem is costing billions of dollars to Asian countries, says former Indian football captain Baichung Bhutia.