Why do we get bad and harmful (or incomplete) advice from the same people who are widely followed for nutrition and healthy living advice?
Rujuta Diwekar has many useful and correct recommendations for mothers in this article – https://www.ndtv.com/book-excerpts/making-indian-kids-eat-healthy-by-rujuta-diwekar-1972691?pfrom=home-opinion
However, in the same article, she has glorified problem foods. Her advice ignores the child nutrition practices and beliefs that widely exist in educated middle class and upper middle class homes (the same people who read her articles and tend to follow her advice). Continue reading