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Indian tribal girls walk on a road in Umswai village, outskirts of Guwahati, India.(AP)

60 per cent of rural India can’t afford nutritious diets

UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2020 09:16 AM IST
The paper highlights an important fact: freedom from poverty, even food security — the way in which it is defined by the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) — do not guarantee nutrition security.
More than 2.5 billion people worldwide are said to suffer from malnutrition. Image used for representation(Getty Images)
More than 2.5 billion people worldwide are said to suffer from malnutrition. Image used for representation(Getty Images)

Study: Planetary diet too costly for Indians

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
PUBLISHED ON NOV 08, 2019 06:10 AM IST
The recommended healthy diet consists of approximately half a plate of vegetables and fruits by volume, while the other half comprises whole grains, plant protein sources, unsaturated plant oils and modest quantities of animal sources of protein.
The economic life years lost is estimated to be at least $150 billion over five years according to the IFPRI study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology.(Reuters Photo)
The economic life years lost is estimated to be at least $150 billion over five years according to the IFPRI study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology.(Reuters Photo)

Stubble burning cost $150 billion in 5 years: Study

Hindutan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2019 08:55 AM IST
The economic life years lost is estimated to be at least $150 billion over five years according to the IFPRI study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology.
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