Nutrition Snippets Series

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We bring you nutrition snippets that are useful for your and your family’s health. Do spread the knowledge with friends and family. Our stomach ‘ epigastrium’ or ‘jhatar’ or ‘ amashay’ has the maximum capacity of 300 to 350 grams. So at anypoint of time, our total volume of consumption should be around 250 gms. –Venkata Rajesh Naidu, […]

Fight Cancer with Traditional Foods & Diet

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One hundred and fifty years ago, cancer was nearly non-existent, but with the increased consumption of processed foods, low quality meat and dairy, and refined sugars, many new diseases have surfaced. Disease and sickness have become an epidemic. Mainstream medicine is just now beginning to point fingers to diet and lifestyle as precipitating factors that […]

Millets – Storehouses of Nutrition

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Let’s find out what’s millets and the benefits of using millets in our diets. Especially when India is facing some kind of nutritional emergency. (Source Balaji VR) Millets are a group of highly variable small-seeded grasses, widely grown in India as cereal crops or grains for fodder and human food. Millets are important crops in […]

Women in agriculture in India

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Agriculture is the backbone of our country! While we have the Government interventions, some success stories on helping women in agriculture and the ground level field realities, it’s time to take a look at the women in agriculture in India. Agriculture still plays the major role even though the tertiary and secondary sector are having […]

Challenges of Women Empowerment in Agriculture

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While the Government is bringing schemes for the women in agriculture and there are success stories here and there, there’s miles to go. Gauri Sarin, Founder, SAAHAS went to villages across India to find out. Here’s Gauri Sarin in her own words: The most poignant questions like any public policy piece will have, the same […]

Successful Examples of Implementation of Government Schemes for Women

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We listed out the schemes by the Government and Corporates targeted for upliftment of women in agriculture earlier in this post. In the following examples, they are the success stories of the Government schemes: Implementation of MKSP by Bihar Rural Livelihoods Project has enabled women farmers in Bihar to procure seeds, food grains, and have […]

What is the Government Doing for Women in Agriculture?

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Here are the steps being taken by the government / civil societies/ NGOs for upliftment of the women in agricultural sector. We’ll cover the implementation of these schemes in another post. Government sponsored schemes Support to States Extension Programme for Extension Reforms: –  Gender concerns in agriculture is being addressed by ensuring utilization of minimum […]

Here’s How You Can Get Rid Of Dry Eyes

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If you happen to suffer from dry eye syndrome, here’s what Venkata Rajesh Naidu, an Agro entrepreneur who promotes Natural Farming and Indigenous Cow Breeding, recommends: Coconut Oil: Coconut oil is a versatile ingredient as it has multiple benefits and uses. It has anti-inflammatory and moisturizing agents which aid in keeping the dry eyes nourished. […]

Cow Ghee: Composition & Benefits

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Cow ghee is getting all the attention it deserves. Let’s find out with a scientific lens on what’s the components of the cow ghee. Composition of Cow-Ghee: Cow ghee contains triglycerides 97-98 %, diglycerides 0.25-0.4 %, monoglycerides 0.016 – 0.038 %, Glyceryl esters 0.011- 0.015 %, Keto acid glycerides 0.015-0.018 %, free fatty acids 0.1-0.44 […]

Benefits of 12 Herbs for Your Health

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Here are some common herbs that are vouched for by our elders for centuries. It’s time to make them popular again! Harde whole : Relieving coughs , helps in improving appetite and helps in digestion. Amla : Rich in vitamin C, helps blood purification , nourishes the Brain, supports the heart , increases skin health. […]