About the Architect of the Book
About the Technical and Editorial Team
1. Introduction - Dr. Prem Nath, India
2. Food Perception
2.1. Three Vertices of Human Civilization
Triangle: Food, Agriculture and Humanistic Ideology
- Dr. S. Bisaliah, India
3. Food Commonly Known
3.1. Food as
Understood - Dr. Prem Nath, India
3.2. Knowing Food for Human Health - Dr. K.G. Ahuja,
3.3. Unused Food, Underutilized Food and Handling
Food-Enhancing Food Availability - Dr. Prem Nath,
3.4. Street Food of the Common People-Worldwide -
Dr. Prem Nath, India
3.5. Changes in National and International Food
Patterns-Observations and Perspectives - Dr. Prem
4. Food Sources
4.1. Cereal Grains and
Pulses for Human Health - Dr. K.R.M. Swamy, India
and Dr. K.G. Ahuja, USA
4.2. Vegetables for Human Nutrition and Health - Dr.
K.R.M. Swamy, India; Dr. Prem Nath; India and Dr.
K.G. Ahuja, USA
4.3. Fruits for Nutritional Security - Dr. C.P.A.
Iyer and Dr. K.R.M. Swamy, India
4.4. Animal Source Foods for Human Health - Dr. B.S.
V. Reddy and Dr. K.R.M. Swamy, India
4.5. Role of Fishes in Augmenting Human Health - Dr.
K. Gopakumar, India
4.6. Herbs and Spices as Flavoring Foods - Dr. K.R.M.
4.7. Major Classes of Phytonutraceuticals in
Vegetables and Health Benefits: A Review - Prof.
João Carlos da Silva Dias, Portugal
4.8. Nutraceuticals in Organically Grown Fruits and
Vegetables - Dr. B. S. Prabhakar and Dr. S.
5. Food and Health
5.1. Food: What, How
Much and When to Eat for Better Human Health? - Mrs.
Sana Thousia, India
5.2. Common Ailments, Food and Human Health – Dr.
Mohammed Ilyas S.P., India
5.3. Changing Food Habits with Age and Health-Own
Observations and Perceptions - Dr. Prem Nath, India
6. Food and Nutrition Policy
6.1. The Right
to Food - Dr. Prem Nath, India
6.2. Changes in Food and Nutrition Policies-A Glance
- Dr. Prem Nath, India
6.3. Indian Food Bill-Views and Prospects - Dr.
Devinder Sharma, India
6.4. Strategic Changes in Approach to Combat Food
and Nutrition Insecurity Among Urban and Rural
Population - Dr. Subash Dasgupta and Dr. Indrajit
6.5. Importance of Food Safety in the Food
Production and Supply Chain - Ms. Shashi Sareen,
7. Food and Nutrition Security Programmes-Regional
7.1. Contribution of Grain
Legumes in Combating Food and Nutrition In-Security
in Different Regions of the World - Dr. C.L.
Laxmipathi Gowda, Dr. Aravind K. Jukanti and Dr.
Pooran M. Gaur, India
7.2. Food Insecurity in Tribal Dominated Areas of
Maharashtra, India - Dr. Nitin Tagade and Prof. R.
S. Deshpande, India
7.3. Mitigating the Food And Nutritional Insecurity
in East Africa: Development of the Community Based
“Iringa Approach” by the Iringa Nutrition Programme
(1983-1988) in Tanzania - Dr. Marashetty Seenappa,
7.4. Impact of National and International Programs
and Projects in Mitigating Food and Nutritional
In-Security in Central Asia and Caucasus - Dr. Ravza
8. Challenges and Opportunities
Challenges and Opportunities in Food Sector – Dr.
Prem Nath, India