Nutrition Meets Food Science

Nutraceuticals: What are they & Why are they Important?

Introduction Nutraceutical is a portmanteau of 2 words “Nutrition” and “Pharmaceutical”, coined by Dr.Stephen DeFelice (1,2). Our Indian food regulatory authority FSSAI (Food safety and standards authority of...

Simple and well composed regulations improve compliance

Nutra 2016 regulation is a prime example of how regulations should never be made: complicated, confusing and messy. India is a major world economy to consider supplements as foods under the Food Safety and...

Stay Bugged to be Healthy by Dr B Sesikeran, former Director, National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad; Hon. Scientific Director, PFNDAI

Millions of “bugs” or bacteria live in and around us. We assume that all microorganisms are harmful for health, but this is not true. Most bacteria are beneficial for our existence, there are only a small...

The Alternate Protein Industry – The Need of The Hour

The global pandemic brought with itself an awareness of the poor nutrition and vulnerability of the population to diseases and illnesses. According to the United Nations, the pandemic has reported 4 million...

Protein: Essential Macro-Nutrient in Our Diet

All nutrients are essential but some are more important than others. We need micronutrients like vitamins and minerals whereas macronutrients include proteins, carbohydrates and fats. Carbohydrates and fats...

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Nutritional Requirements of Women

Balancing work, family and looking best at the same time is a really hard task that every woman does on daily basis. But the pressure of these responsibilities often pushes women towards neglecting their own nutritional...

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