Healthy Food

Mental health linked to exercise, healthy food

LAHORE:Speakers at a seminar on “Mental Health in Unequal World” Tuesday highlighted increase in mental health diseases especially depression saying exercise and healthy diet was vital for keeping people physically and mentally fit.

The seminar held at the Government College University (GCU) Lahore was jointly organised by the University’s Psychology Department and Punjab Food Authority (PFA) in connection with the Mental Health Day 2021. GCU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi chaired the seminar.

Dr Aneel Shafi, a noted consultant psychiatrist from Pakistan Institute of Mental Health, said the latest research was about the prevention and treatment of mental health through

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CARPHA calls for affordable healthy foods on World Food Day

“Key public health threats to the food and agriculture sector in the Caribbean include foodborne and waterborne disease outbreaks, weather uncertainties, flooding and other natural disasters, and now, the COVID-19 pandemic. As the Region struggles with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, more persons are facing limitations, and in some cases struggling to meet their food and nutritional needs which decreases their options for healthy food choices,” stated Dr. Lisa Indar, Director Surveillance, Disease Prevention and Control at CARPHA in observance of World Food Day.

World Food Day celebrated annually on 16th October, brings attention to and advocates for

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Expo 2020 Dubai: UAE encourages people to adopt a healthy diet on World Food Day – News

Officials sign letter of intent that aims to improve public’s nutritional intake and enhance food systems.

The UAE is stepping up its efforts to encourage people to adopt a healthy diet and create sustainable food sources for the community.

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Marking World Food Day at Expo 2020 Dubai, top officials from the government, Emirates Nature-WWF, and the UN on Saturday signed a ‘letter of intent’ that aims to improve the public’s nutritional intake and enhance the country’s food systems.

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5 Food Items That You Can Eat Anytime of The Day Without Worrying About Calories or Indigestion

World Food Day is celebrated to remind people about the importance of healthy food and the effects food can have on the body. A lot of people find difficulty digesting food and that can lead to challenges in digestion.Also Read – 5 Small Lifestyle Changes You Can Make to Speed up Your Metabolism

Some symptoms that show digestive problems are acid reflux, bloating, abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhoea. The body requires a food palate that contains nutrients like fibre, protein and fat. Also Read – Mood Boosting Foods: These Healthy Foods That Can Uplift Your Mood Right Away |

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Farm to Fork: Alcohol promotion has no place in a healthy food system – Act now!

Members of European Parliament will soon cast their final vote on the Own Initiative Report on the EU Farm to Fork Strategy.

Paragraph 86, which aims to include wine consumption as part of the sustainable food systems strategy, was tabled without any consultation with the public health community and it would seem that it was influenced or written by the alcohol industry.

This is why we call on you not to vote in favour of Paragraph 86 so that it is removed from the final Report.

Underlines the need to boost European information campaigns on moderate consumption of wines

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World Food Day: 7 Healthy Superfoods For Keeping Women Healthy And Strong

A modern-day- woman juggles between multiple roles- assuming positions of responsibility at the workplace and at the same time looking after household chores. Hence, it is not surprising that their daily diet and nutrient consumption cannot keep up with this hectic lifestyle. As per an NFHS study (2015-16), one out of every four women of reproductive age in India are malnourished, with a BMI (Body Mass Index) less than 18.5 kg/m. This isn’t just restricted to urban women; this rate of undernutrition prevalent is higher among rural women, about 40.6% of them compared to their urban counterparts (25%).

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The Healthiest Foods You Can Eat, Ranked by Scientists

Researchers have developed a new tool that helps consumers choose healthy products, as well as helping food companies and restaurants produce healthier foods.

Food Compass profiles the nutrients using cutting-edge science to chart different characteristics that could positively or negatively impact health. The tool was developed over a period of three years by a team from Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, Massachusetts.

The system ranked sweets and desserts, sweetened sodas, and energy drinks as products that should be consumed only minimally. With raw fruits, other fruits, and vegetables raking highest in the Food Compass scoring.

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Healthy food: Unhealthy items include tinned tomatoes and high bran breakfast cereal

Coconut milk yoghurt

Like coconut oil, this has also become staple, especially as many people are also turning to a plant-based diet, noted Mr Hobson.

“Coconut milk yoghurt tends to be marketed as a healthy option but a serving of 150g contains nearly 300 calories and this can easily notch up to 500 when add a bit of granola and fruit. This yoghurt option is also high in sat fat at 24g per 150g serving.”


According to Mr Hobson, this natural product often has people thinking it is in some way healthier than sugar but the fact is that

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How can we ensure that everyone has enough healthy food?

People, food and circumstances

The forecast is that in 2050 there will be about 10 billion people on our planet. A lot of mouths to fill. How are we going to do that? And there is more – did you know that:

  • More than 820 million people are hungry (source: FAO)
  • 1.2 billion people are chronically undernourished
  • But there are also 2 billion people who are overweight
  • And that climate changes, pandemics and price developments have an effect on the amount of food and the affordability of this food

This immediately shows that you cannot look at things in isolation

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