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Sustainable Development Goals: Advancing Food and Nutrition Commitments

Pre-Covid-19 outbreak, Prothom Alo and Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) jointly organised a roundtable titled ‘Sustainable Development Goals: Advancing Food and Nutrition Commitments’ on ...

Roundtable organised by Prothom Alo and GAIN, 20 February 2020

COVID-19

Take care of stomach ailments

Many coronavirus patients are suffering from all sorts of stomach ailments including diarrhoea, indigestion, vomiting, loss of appetite and such. It is important to be cautious about food intake at ...

Take care of stomach ailments

Nutrients needed to boost the immune system

Nutrition is one of the important aspects to remain healthy and live long. A balanced diet provides energy and nutrients for required growth, development and body maintenance.

Nutrients needed to boost the immune system

India rice prices hit over 2-month low

Indian export rice prices fell to their lowest in more than two months this week due to a weaker rupee and muted demand, while mounting supplies from an ongoing harvest weighed on Vietnamese rates

A man walks in a filed covered with rice saplings at Kullan village in Kashmir's Ganderbal district, India on 18 June 2020

Eating whole grains helps cut diabetes risk

The researchers observed a lower risk of type 2 diabetes when high-quality carbohydrates replaced calories from saturated fatty acids, monounsaturated fats, polyunsaturated fats, animal protein and ...

Eating whole grains helps cut diabetes risk

Drink coffee to cut risk of digestive disorders

The study from the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC) also highlighted other beneficial effects that coffee consumption may have on the process of digestion, including supporting ...

Drink coffee to cut risk of digestive disorders

Healthy eating in childhood cuts heart disease risk later

The researchers noted that some parents and caregivers may find it challenging to allow children to make their own food decisions, especially if the children become reluctant to try new foods and/or ...

Healthy eating in childhood cuts heart disease risk later

Gourmet meals in jars a hit in lockdown Moscow

Popular jars include beef stroganoff, rabbit sausage in broth, and a "bachelor's choice" selection, featuring marinated pork cubes cooked over an open fire.

Alexander Khasanov, founder of the company "Restaurant from a Jar", shows the company's products in Moscow, Russia 24 April 2020.

World food prices fall sharply due to coronavirus

World food prices fell for a third consecutive month in April, hit by the economic and logistical impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.

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Belgians urged to eat more potato fries to save farmers, processors

With potato farmers and processors struggling, Belgians are being urged to eat more fries to offset a slump in demand during the coronavirus pandemic.

A farmer works among tons of potatoes part of which is leftover due to the closure of restaurants and borders following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, near the city of Mouscron, Belgium, 29 April 2020.
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