India has a serious hunger problem and an even worse nutrition problem. The Indian government is failing its people. All our neighbors are doing a better job. Source: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/india-ranks-94-out-of-107-nations-in-global-hunger-index-categorised-serious-2311582?pfrom=home-topstories
India ranks at number 102 out of 117 countries on the Global Hunger Index. This number is much worse than our neighbors Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, or Nepal, which do much better at ranks 86, 67, 68, 72, respectively.
I’m not making a case for non-vegetarianism here. I am making a case for cooked food. Humans are evolved to be omnivores, as evidenced by their digestive tracts. We do not have multichambered stomachs or long and large colons that herbivores have.
The “ Poshan Maah” initiative, and the nutrition push by the PM is much needed. Malnutrition is at the root of India’s problems, whether they be economic, social, or human.The poor nutritional status of women (among other things) has ensured that about 40% of the children in India are mentally and