Nutrition in drought-hit counties has improved due to the availability of food supplies, a report shows.

In the present study, 20 species of local underutilized leafy vegetables commonly consumed by tribals of Jharkhand, India have been identified through market survey of seven districts of the state. Among the leafy vegetables sold in fresh form, Amaranthus gangeticus was found highest in quantity followed by Amaranthus viridis, Ipomoea aquatica, Chenopodium album and Basella alba. Amongst those sold in dried form, Cassia tora was found highest in quantity followed by Vangueria spinosa and Ipomoea batatas.

The 2018 Global Food Policy Report reviews major food policy issues and developments from the past year. Leading researchers, policy makers, and practitioners review the changing policy landscape for reducing hunger and poverty and offer a look forward to 2018.

Kerala, the land of rich biodiversity, is a treasure of land races of many crops. The speciality rice varieties of Kerala include Pokkali (organic rice), Jeerakasala and Gandhakasala (scented rice varieties), Black Njavara and Golden Njavara (medicinal rice varieties). A study on the nutraceutical properties of these speciality rice varieties was made to understand their health benefits.

‘Gender-based prejudice has grave impact on well-being’

Jhunjhunu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s penchant for acronyms was once again on show at the launch of nutrition mission in Jhunjhunu on Thursday.

This study in the American Journal of Children and Media tells you why children choose junk food over health food!

From April, their bank accounts will receive payments at the rate of Rs. 500 per month in three instalments during treatment

More than 24,000 of refugee children under five years in South Sudan suffer from growth retardation, a nutrition survey done by the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) shows.

Large-scale survey data are used to question the most public claims about food habits in India. It is found that the extent of overall vegetarianism is much less—and the extent of overall beef-eating much more—than suggested by common claims and stereotypes. The generalised characterisations of “India” are deepened by showing the immense variation of food habits across scale, space, group, class, and gender.

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