Here’s what a mother should consume to increase breast milk secretion 

Nutritionalist Prajakta Borse shares what a new mother should do to increase the secretion of the breast milk. And how to increase its nutritional values

Here’s what a mother should consume to increase breast milk secretion Breastfeeding should strictly be the baby’s first and only nourishment for the first six months. The more you give and the more baby demands, more it refills to complete baby’s needs for mental and physical development. Breast milk also reduces the risk of ovarian cancer and breast cancer. It has the highest biological value of […]

Your milk may appear to be pure white, but is it pure?

What is the first thing you usually do once you enter the kitchen in the morning? For most of us it is boiling the milk for our daily cup of tea or coffee. But has it ever crossed your mind, whether the milk which you are using of a good quality?

Your milk may appear to be pure white, but is it pure?You have a good reason to doubt whether your milk has been or not as the Maharashtra FDA has begun crackdown against milk adulterators. In six months 3,576 litres of contaminated milk has been destroyed by the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA), Maharashtra. FIRs have been registered against 11 people. 1,433 milk bags have been […]

Maha: 3-year imprisonment for milk adulterators soon

Maharashtra government to make milk adulteration a non-bailable offence. Speaking in the Legislative Assembly, state food and civil supplies minister Girish Bapat said if the penalty for milk adulteration was increased to three years, there would be no scope for the accused to get bail

Maha: 3-year imprisonment for milk adulterators soonGirish Bapat, Food and civil supplies minister said, penalty for milk adulteration would be raised to three years and there will be regular checks on vans. He was responding to the issue, which was raised by Ameet Satam of the Bharatiya Janata Party and others through a Calling Attention notice. Currently, the adulteration of milk […]

Nair Hospital starts a human milk bank

Breastfeeding is the best way to provide infants with the nutrients they need. WHO recommends exclusive breastfeeding starting within one hour after birth until a baby is 6 months old. Nutritious complementary foods should then be added while continuing to breastfeed for up to 2 years or beyond. But, sometimes mothers cannot provide breast milk to their children. Owing to which, BYL Nair Hospital has started a milk bank

Nair Hospital starts a human milk bankA human milk bank essentially stores breast milk of lactating mothers and feeds babies of mothers unable to produce enough milk. Causes for lactation issues range from tension to weakness. The milk bank is a simple set-up, comprising a cold storage, breast pumps and storage bottles or packages. There are 517 milk banks around the […]

Milk alteration: FDA seized 742 samples

Adulterated milk is sold on a large scale in Mumbai. The consumption of this harmful milk can be dangerous for the patients. Owing to which, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had undertaken a campaign to check the milk which is supplied to Mumbai

Milk alteration: FDA seized 742 samplesTo take action against the one indulging in the milk adulteration, Food and Drug Administration Maharashtra had undertaken a campaign from January 16 to 22. An inspection of small milk suppliers, process centres and the private dairy’s was carried out. Under this campaign, 127 vehicles which supply milk to Mumbai were inspected.   In totality, […]

Pune: Indian dairies cruel to cattle, states Animal Equality

Animal Equality’s nationwide study into dairies, cattle markets, slaughterhouses and tanneries reveals how laws related to animal welfare; environment, food safety and human rights are rampantly violated. Animal Equality is a Pune based animal protection organisation which works towards the welfare of animals

Pune: Indian dairies cruel to cattle, states Animal EqualityToday on the occasion of National Milk Day shocking scenes of cruelty and suffering were seen in a documentary titled, ‘Deadly Dairy’ made by Animal Equality, a Pune based animal protection organisation. Amruta Ubale, Executive Director of Animal Equality says, “Through this documentary we’ve shown not only is dairy cruel to animals but how it […]

Why is nut milk the new food fad?

At Digestive Health Institute, we try steering clear of trends and fads as much as we can, because it’s really not healthy to keep eliminating or adding foods to your diet constantly, without much reason

Why is nut milk the new food fad?At Digestive Health Institute, we try steering clear of trends and fads as much as we can, because it’s really not healthy to keep eliminating or adding foods to your diet constantly, without much reason. When it comes to non-dairy milks, however, it’s hard to ignore them. The most popular one in India right now […]

Good news for cheese lovers: Study says it has no health risk

While many dairy products are high in saturated fat—and health guidelines recommend limiting saturated fat in your diet—29 studies involving almost a million participants showed dairy products have a "neutral" effect on health. Fermented cheese might even lower one's risk of cardiovascular disease slightly, the report finds

Good news for cheese lovers: Study says it has no health riskCheese lovers have another reason to be cheerful about: Despite claims that the cheese does damage to your cardiovascular health, a review by researchers of 29 studies has found no evidence that full-fat dairy products like cheese and milk boost one’s risk of death, heart attack, or stroke. While many dairy products are high in […]