India has failed to establish the infrastructure required to ensure safe food and water for it’s people. Our population is plagued by food and water borne illnesses, with millions being sickened every year, from lifestyle disease, infections from pathogens, cancer, and more. The FSSAI and the Indian Government must request
Food security is not the real issue in India. Nutrition security is. In terms of purchasing power, relative to average incomes, nutritious food in India is much more expensive than in rich economies like the USA or Europe. Dairy, meat, vegetables, fruit, fish, fowl, eggs, pulses, beans, etc., are all
NDTV has published an unscientific article on “healthy” sugar substitutes. Excessive sugar consumption is causing a serious and growing health crisis, and is equally harmful whether from added refined sugar, or from natural sources.
Indians have the world’s worst oral health. Some recent studies seem to point to sugar as the culprit. However, I do not believe that it is the only reason. Indians are certainly not the worlds highest consumers of sugar. This alone should tell us that it can’t be the only reason
There is an article about several organisations that are opposing GMO crops, and urging the Government to stop the spread of illegal cultivation of Genetically Modified crops. Well, I have news for these “environmentalists” and “human health activists”. They will lose the battle and there is nothing much they can