A 20-40 percent reduction in sugar in packaged food and drinks will prevent 2.5 million heart attacks in the US.
Dear Rujuta Diwekar, Traditional and Home Cooked Does NOT Necessarily Mean Safer Or Healthier!
Rujuta Diwekar is at it again. She has put up a post on Facebook (screenshot below). In her post, while praising traditional Diwali sweets’ virtues, she implies that traditional and home-cooked food is superior merely because it is traditional or home-cooked. This is a DANGEROUS misconception!
We Will Win The War Against Cheap, Unsafe, Food
I believe that the tide has started to turn, and we will win the war against lifestyle disease. This will happen because the group of educated people adopting and promoting low carbohydrate or slow carbohydrate diets is reaching a critical mass.
Just Like Tobacco, We Need To Ban The Sale Of Junk Food Near Schools
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
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