Vitamin supplements can be called safe-to-consume only if they are taken as supplementary in addition to a healthy diet.
Although metabolic conditions such as obesity and Type 2 diabetes have been linked to an increased risk of COVID-19 the impact of diet on these risks is unknown.
The survey brought to light an alarming gap in meeting the body's 100 per cent nutrition requirements across all zones in India.
Cereals (like chapathi, dosa or rice) should take up quarter part of the plate while another quarter should comprise of protein like pulses, fish or meat.
India as one of the youngest populations in the world is increasingly becoming aware and is open to the newer concepts like nutraceuticals and sports nutrition.
Following raw diet for at least one meal a day would be great way to shed some extra flab.
Taking a cue from the rising consumer demands brands have come up with ready to eat multigrain cereals that are not only healthy and tasty but also convenient to consume.
The study indicates the potential to design appropriate meals with millets for diabetic and pre-diabetic people as well as for non-diabetic people as a preventive approach.
To create awareness about the need to incorporate the essential component of protein in our diets, Protein Week is celebrated from July 24-30 each year.
In a study, researchers investigated natto's antiviral effects on SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, and bovine herpesvirus 1 (BHV-1), which causes respiratory disease in cattle.