Environmental Degradation Resulting from the Food waste

Environmental Degradation Resulting from the Food Waste It is estimated that about 1.3 billion tonnes of food is wasted annually, about a third of global food production is either wasted or lost, causing an enormous drain on natural resources. Livestock agriculture and waste  is responsible for the emission of 18 % of Green House Gases (GHGs) and nearly 65 % of…

Food Hygiene; Healthy Eating Habit

Every year, thousands of people suffer from foodborne illness, usually involving severe diarrhea, vomiting, stomach cramps, as a result of eating or drinking contaminated or poisonous food. Many attacks of unreported and it is estimated that one person in fifty will be affected annually (EHIS). Some of these, especially the very young, the elderly or…

Indigenous food consumption trend in ghalel Community of Kaski District : A Case study

 Keywords: Indigenous food, Community, Culinary habit, jand, raksi, Sukuti, High blood pressure, Digestive disorder,  Abstract: `Ghalel Community of kaski district is of composite community of Gurung ethnic group (67.8%) and Marginalized community (32.43%) and has diverse cultural heritage, and of food habits. Quantitative research survey was conducted using key formal Interview-based questionnaire, informal discourse, and…

Mission of Food Activism

Short Description of the Programme Programme      : Food Activism -2013, Pokhara (Food and Nutrition awareness rally & Photo Exhibition) Date         : Dec 17 2013 Theme              : Food and Nutritional Security Today’s Necessity Organizer       : Nepal Food Technology Students’ Association,Regional College of Science and Technology Sponsers (Main)   : Regional College of Science/Health Science…

Highly Nutritious Underutilized Crop…Amaranth

Amaranth is an herb or sometime Vegetable grain (Pseudo cereal) locally called as Latte in Nepali. It has high nutritional value  and can be the best alternative source to paddy (rice). In context to our country rice is considered as one and only  staple food which is the main reason of Nutritional deficiency. Amaranth is…

Improving Technology for the Improvement of Quality Foods.

It is our great pleasure to disseminate the report of the trilateral interaction programme, Food Technology Challenges Addressing Food Industries thematic to “improving technology for the improvement of quality foods” in the form of booklet in the 3rd Annual General Convention of Nepal Food Technology Students’ Association (NEFTSA) Pokhara. There is a proverb… “A good start is half done”, but we…