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PANAJI: The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has joined hands with the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Goa unit to make it the first state in India to adopt five of the ten

Solution lies in concerted effortsby government and society, says expert

Dental health scenario in India is "alarming" and excessive consumption of sugary drinks and junk food is making matters worse as high sugar eating habit is causing "addiction" and dental ailments,

INDORE: Changing lifestyles, increased stress and decreased physical activity have led to a significant rise in obesity among people living in urban areas in the state in the last decade.

A key ingredient in junk food is vegetable oil, and 60 percent of edible vegetable oil is produced from oil palm and soybeans — crops that are currently associated with massive deforestation in Sou

In the aftermath of the Welspun controversy, Business Standard gets deeper into the issue of global scrutiny facing Indian businesses across key sectors, in a three-part series.

The objective of the study was to investigate how food commercials influence children's food choices. Twenty-three children ages 8-14 years provided taste and health ratings for 60 food items. Subsequently, these children were scanned with the use of functional magnetic resonance imaging while making food choices (ie, “eat” or “not eat”) after watching food and nonfood television commercials.

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Question raised in Lok Sabha on Fast and Junk Food, 05/08/2016. As informed by Directorate General of Health Services, Unhealthy dietary habits can lead to Obesity, which is a known risk factor for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) like Diabetes, Cardio-vascular Diseases (CVDs) and certain Cancers.

Chandigarh: Taking note of the fact that consumption of food that is high in fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) is rampant amongst school children, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (N

Diabetes and obesity have reached epidemic proportions in Gujarat owing to the rampant consumption of empty calories, says Dr Tiven Marwah, President of Endocrine Society Of India (Gujarat).