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Halal vs. Haram – the debate continues

In the meat and poultry food industry, animals such as sheep, goats, turkeys, chickens, ducks, and game birds etc, are considered halal, but they must be prepared according to Islamic laws in order for their meat to be suitable for consumption.

Asparagus on compressed watermelon with goat cheese mousse

Asparagus on compressed watermelon with goat cheese mousse

Freedom from trans-fats by 2022

India is the first country after Thailand and joins the club of around 40 countries that have enacted policies to eliminate trans-fats

FSSAI guidelines for safe handling, and consumption of poultry, meat and eggs during Bird Flu

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued a guidance document on “Safe handling, processing and consumption of poultry meat and eggs during bird flu

Eat right India among top visionaries selected by Rockefeller Foundation

Eat Right India is aligned with various Government flagship programmes such as POSHAN Abhiyaan, Anemia Mukt Bharat, Ayushman Bharat and Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan.

What should you be eating- vegetarian beans or (human) beings?

Recent studies made by modern medical science have suggested that the human body is not naturally designed to digest and assimilate non-vegetarian food. That is why today most of the medical practitioners recommend a healthy vegetarian diet to their patients who are suffering from lifestyle disorders.

Are microwave radiations harmful?

An advantage of microwave cooking is that the energy heats only the food, not the whole oven compartment. In fact, foods cooked in a microwave oven retain most of their vitamins and minerals, because microwave ovens can cook more quickly and without adding water.

Healthiest vegetables that should be in your food basket

Logically one-half of your plate should be made of fruits and vegetables. As Hippocrates the ancient Greek physician and father of modern medicine said "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”

Dietary secrets to keep your heart healthy!

There are people who live to eat and others who eat to live whichever group you may belong to, eventually everything depends on what your heart allows you to do. Improving your heart health is not difficult if you know what to eat, how and when.

Cook Right – A step closer to a Trans Fat Free world!!

FSSAI is constantly making efforts to educate consumers to reduce the consumption of salt, sugar and fat in their diet as a part of the ‘Eat Right India’ movement

Eat Right – Stay fit and healthy 365 Days a year

Over the last few years, there has been a shift in mortality from communicable to non-communicable diseases like diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, cancer and so on, not only in India but also across the world. The four main factors to prevent non-communicable diseases are a healthy diet, physical exercise, avoidance of tobacco and alcohol.

FSSAI’s initiative to stop wastage of food

FSSAI's new initiatives -‘Save Food Share Joy’ and Indian Food Sharing Alliance (IFSA) - aim to create a network of food collection/recovery agencies in India.

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