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Like iron and calcium deficiency, protein deficiency is also common among Indians, say experts.(Getty images)

Protein deficiency common among Indians

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2019 04:28 PM IST
Most Indians think that protein deficiency is not an important concern.
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Chapati-milk not enough to tackle protein deficiency in pet dogs: Vet varsity

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Amarpal Singh, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON SEP 23, 2019 11:22 PM IST
For example, grains are deficient in amino acid lysine, while legumes and pulses do not have methionine, but combining these food sources, such as having lentils or beans with rice or chapatti, provide balanced nutrition.(Getty Images for representation)
For example, grains are deficient in amino acid lysine, while legumes and pulses do not have methionine, but combining these food sources, such as having lentils or beans with rice or chapatti, provide balanced nutrition.(Getty Images for representation)

How traditional Indian diets optimise protein intake

UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2019 11:43 AM IST
There are several plant sources proteins, but except for soy, most are “incomplete proteins” because they are missing one or more of nine essential amino acids, the building blocks of protein.
Good muscle health is not only a key for an active lifestyle, but also for carrying out daily physical activities to maintain a healthy life.(Shutterstock)
Good muscle health is not only a key for an active lifestyle, but also for carrying out daily physical activities to maintain a healthy life.(Shutterstock)

71% Indians have poor muscle health

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, Guwahati
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2018 11:20 AM IST
Referring to a Indian Market Research Bureau (IMRB) study in 2017, nutritionist Kavita Devgan said 84% of Indian vegetarians and 65% of non-vegetarian diets are protein deficient.
Here’s what’s making rice unhealthy.(Shutterstock)
Here’s what’s making rice unhealthy.(Shutterstock)

Global warming is making rice unhealthy. Here’s why you should be worried

Agence France-Presse, Tampa | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 01:05 PM IST
Countries at most risk include those that consume the most rice and have the lowest gross domestic product (GDP), such as Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia.
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