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  • Hidden Hunger

    Hidden Hunger

    Gender inequality is linked to the prevalence of undernutrition. In terms of access to food and nutrition, deep-seated intra-household inequalities and disparities divide the women from men. In India and other parts of South Asia, women will traditionally eat after the men and children have been fed. It is culturally accepted that men of the household, the customary breadwinners, are entitled to the lion’s share of the available food

    February 14, 2022
  • Can probiotics help improve nutrient absorption in the malnourished?

    Can probiotics help improve nutrient absorption in the malnourished?

    Pregnant women are among the most neglected group but have the greatest nutrient requirement. Very often they suffer from digestive disorders and are unable to maximize the benefit from food which results in a deficiency of iron, zinc, folic acid, and iodine

    March 6, 2021
  • Hunger Pandemic

    Hunger Pandemic

    As it turns out, the worst affected are the chronically deprived conflict areas, notably Yemen, South Sudan, a swathe of Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

    September 9, 2020
  • Nutrition supplement provider joins hands with NGO to fight malnutrition in India

    Nutrition supplement provider joins hands with NGO to fight malnutrition in India

    India has the maximum number of malnourished children in the world. The deficiency of micronutrients like iron, iodine, vitamin A, folate and zinc results in malnutrition.

    June 24, 2019
  • Misery of Yemen

    Misery of Yemen

    The visual of a woman in Yemen holding a malnourished child is horrific testament to one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises, recalling the photographs of starving Biafra that once went viral. An estimated 1.8 million people are feared to be severely malnourished ~ a direct consequence of the war seemingly without end. Half of …

    November 15, 2018
  • Surging CO2 to make 600mn Indians malnourished by 2050

    Surging CO2 to make 600mn Indians malnourished by 2050

    The soaring levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) due to human activities are making staple crops such as rice and wheat less nutritious.

    August 28, 2018