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Food choices that help the environmentwill also be healthier because people will eat more locally-produced vegetables and fruits, less meat and less processed foods. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Farm to table: Eating well, living sustainably is key amid the pandemic, says study

Adelaide [Australia] | By Asian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2020 01:35 PM IST
‘Eating local’ and growing your own fruit and vegetables can save money, provide families and local producers with vital income -- and also improve health and immunity.
Food systems around the world are delivering unhealthy diets, raising the risk of death and disease, malnutrition, and rising obesity. Building a world where safe and nutritious food is available for everyone and everywhere requires transformation of the food systems(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Food systems around the world are delivering unhealthy diets, raising the risk of death and disease, malnutrition, and rising obesity. Building a world where safe and nutritious food is available for everyone and everywhere requires transformation of the food systems(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

With the Eat Right India movement, we seek to secure a healthy future

By Pawan Agarwal
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2020 08:07 PM IST
Transforming our food system poses one of the greatest leadership challenges and opportunities of our time
Representational image.
Representational image.

IIM Ahmedabad joins multi-nation consortium to work on food security

Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2019 04:31 PM IST
The IIMA was invited to represent India, he said, adding the consortium includes USA, countries of the European Union and major G-20 nations.
The Impossible Whopper, which was added to Burger King menus in 59 restaurants on April 1 this year, is so popular that it will now be available in all 7,200 branches in the US by the year end.(HT File (Representative Image))
The Impossible Whopper, which was added to Burger King menus in 59 restaurants on April 1 this year, is so popular that it will now be available in all 7,200 branches in the US by the year end.(HT File (Representative Image))

Veggie ‘meat’ may usher in the next diet revolution

New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2019 07:52 PM IST
Disruptive food technology and novel trends and technology are in line with the scientifically-validated Planetary Health Diet that can prevent 11 million deaths from under nutrition and food-related diseases.
The world’s menu needs a drastic overhaul(Shutterstock Photo)
The world’s menu needs a drastic overhaul(Shutterstock Photo)

The EAT-Lancet commission’s diet plan will reduce both hunger and obesity

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2019 02:09 PM IST
Compared with currently popular diets, the global adoption of the new recommendations requires the world to halve its consumption of red meat and sugar and increase nuts, fruits, vegetables, and legumes intake at least two-fold
The widespread adoption of a planetary health diet will also improve intake of most nutrients.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The widespread adoption of a planetary health diet will also improve intake of most nutrients.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Impossible to feed 10 billion without diet revamp by 2050, says study

New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2019 10:41 AM IST
The aim of the study, conducted by NGO EAT and Lancet, the respected medical journal, was to understand how to provide a growing population of 10 billion (by 2050) a nutritious and sustainable diet.
(HT File Photo)
(HT File Photo)

Food production needs to be more eco-friendly

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2019 07:18 AM IST
According to Lancet study, food system changes land use, leading to climate change, water depletion
Agriculture in India is significantly dependent on women. Women make up about 33% of cultivators and about 47% of agricultural labourers in rural India.(Hindustan Times)
Agriculture in India is significantly dependent on women. Women make up about 33% of cultivators and about 47% of agricultural labourers in rural India.(Hindustan Times)

Empowered women farmers can help fight malnutrition

By Shashank Bibhu
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2018 12:58 PM IST
Rural women’s close interdependence with agriculture points to solutions which co-opt cultivation practices in addressing malnutrition
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