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The use of a derivate of animal fat in the new £5 note is "totally and utterly unacceptable", the Hindu Forum of Britain has said, following revelations about the currency's manufacture. It c...
This year's World Health Day has an extremely important theme, especially for Indians: "Beat Diabetes". According to the National Family Health Survey, there were more than 69 million registered cases of diabetes in India last year. The International Diabetes Federation expects that number to reach 123 million by 2040. Fortunately, sticking to plant-based meals can prevent, manage and even reverse diabetes.
This year's World Cancer Day on 4 February takes an inspiring approach to tackling the disease with the theme "We Can. I Can", highlighting the positive impact everyone can have -- both individually and collectively -- on preventing cancer. As a nutritionist, I'm pleased that people are becoming empowered to protect themselves, and I know that eating plant-based foods is an essential part of cancer prevention.
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Every year brings with it its own trends for healthy eating. While 2015 welcomed the likes of bone broth and matcha everything, 2016 is sure to bring in some healthy deliciousness too. In anticipation to see how it all pans out, here are a few of my personal predictions for healthy eating trends in the coming year:
Two people have approached the Bombay High Court challenging the new ban on beef in Maharashtra and stating, among other things, that it is taking away a source of nutrition. As a nutritionist, I know people need beef like people need cigarettes. In other words, they don't. In fact, they are far better off without it.