Managing director of Britannia biscuits promotes her product without disclosing conflict of interest – Sad

OPINION » LEAD July 23, 2016 Updated: July 23, 2016 00:17 IST We need a Nutrition Mission    India must convert its young population to a competitive advantage, and nutrition and health are foundational to that outcome. The “Global Nutrition Report 2016” once again demonstrates India’s slow overall progress in addressing chronic malnutrition, manifest in stunting (low…

Proper diet for children should include eggs to provide good quality proteins

Proper diet for children should include eggs to provide good quality proteins Latha Jishnu    @ljishnu | Wednesday 31 December 2014 Veena Shatrugna has campaigned vigorously against brahmanical influence on the ‘balanced diet’. She explains the politics of food that has left a legacy of abiding malnutrition  The majority in India eats meat yet why are the…

Jury recommendation Final Report of the Public Hearing at D.J. Halli 12th December 2013, Football Maidan, DJ Halli, Bangalore  Background D.J. Halli (Devarajeevanahalli) is a large contiguous locality situated between Tannery Road and Sultanpalya towards the northern part of Bangalore. Known by this generic name, the area encompasses the areas of D.J. Halli (Ward No.…

Corporates bypass Supreme court orders to push spirulina

Corporates help govt fight malnutrition using spirulina Shilpa Baburaj| TNN | May 27, 2016, 11.58 PM ISTThe Times of India  Bengaluru: More than 50% of children in Karnataka are malnourished and anaemic, according to the National Family Health Survey-4. Consequently, the Karnataka government launched Balposhna scheme in March this year to supply 2gm of spirulina for…

A capsule or a wholesome meal for the malnourished?

 » BENGALURU BENGALURU, June 30, 2016 Updated: June 30, 2016 08:46 IST AFSHAN YASMEEN A malnourished child being weighed at an anganwadi centre. While the government is set to administer Spirulina to severely malnourished children, activists say it has never been advocated for child feeding. File photo Move to give nutrition supplements to anganwadi children draws flak.…