While the plan to ban the advertising of High Fat, Sugar and Salt (HFSS) products near schools is very welcome, it is not enough. HFSS products are more damaging to the health of children than tobacco. If there is a ban on the sale of tobacco products near schools, there
How Do You Get Safe Milk And Ghee?
Food adulteration is widespread across India. The adulterated food items that are most commonly available, and affect the most number of people, are probably milk and ghee. The most common adulterant in milk is water. But, as most Indians boil milk before drinking it, it reduces the nutritive value but is
GSK Recalls Acidity Drug
Do you suffer from acidity or ulcers? And do you take Ranitidine? If you do, you need to check this out: https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/healthcare/biotech/pharmaceuticals/gsk-to-recall-ranitidine-from-india-after-regulator-alert/articleshow/71303923.cms
India’s Nutrition Programs Are Flawed
Nutrition security is a pressing need, and I agree with the suggestion in an article on Outlook India that we should have a separate ministry of food security and nutrition. There is a need for a two pronged effort in India, aimed at child stunting and lifestyle disease. Child stunting
Arrest The Employers Of Drain Cleaning Safaai Karmachaaris!
I write about exposure to contaminated, or otherwise unsafe, food, water, and air.What should we say about employers who expose workers to poisonous gases, which lead to the death of the worker at the worksite? And I am not talking about slow poisoning. Death happens due to rapid poisoning or