Legible front of the pack labeling with symbols warning consumers about possibly dangerous ingredients is critical to check the rising rate of non-communicable diseases.
Hydrogenated Trans Fats in our food cause irreparable harm to our cardiovascular system, killing more than 500,000 people every year. We need to cap it now.
Dr Shauna Downs of Rutgers University’s Department of Urban-Global Public Health believes that poorer nations might consume products with more trans fats simply because it is more affordable.
Brain growth is most dependent on food and nutrition. Here are some tips for the first crucial years of an infant
Visceral fat can accumulate due to faulty dietary habits, and lead to many other health issues. Satyendra Garg tells us how he avoided this deadly and common problem.
Given the clear linkages between trans fatty acids or TFA and non-communicable diseases, we must act quickly to cap it, says Dr Rajan Sankar of Tata Trusts.
'Samosas and other snacks will always follow you. The only way to stop indulging in them is to understand how foods cooked in polyunsaturated vegetable oils --sometimes with dangerous trans fats-- can have deadly...
Are you among those who constantly crave for nuts? Here are some 'brow-raisin' facts about nuts and their benefits you need to know.
Despite global warnings, trans fatty acids continue to be a part of our diet. And the biggest villain is the vanaspati still found in almost every Indian...
Dr Shweta Khandelwal explains the dangers of trans fats, and why nutrition is interlinked with so many other variables like fiscal and other policies and the...
An author's tryst with saturated fats defies conventional medical thinking, and suggests that we may have been very wrong about this much vilified fat
Watch Dr Rajan Sankar (Director Nutrition, Tata Trusts) explain why it is time to act now against trans fats.
Watch Dr Shweta Khandelwal (Head Nutrition Research and Associate Professor, PHFI) talk about how #transfats found in common foods can lead to deadly diseases.
Cut It Out: Watch top experts discuss why Trans Fat must be purged from our food chain. Thematic address by Shri Arun Singhal (IAS, Chief Executive Officer,...