Protein Day will mark the onset of an annual commemorative day to rally Indians in the direction of the mission of protein consciousness and sufficiency
Mumbai, February 27, 2020: Right To Protein, a national-level public well being initiative has launched India’s first ‘Protein Day’ to attract public consideration, elevate consciousness, and educate India on the well being advantages of protein. Globally many international locations acknowledge 27th February as the Protein Day and from this 12 months India may also be part of this motion. A nationally celebrated Protein Day will encourage Indian residents at massive to study and know extra about several types of obtainable sources of plant and animal protein and their significance in day by day meals for higher diet and well being.
“Though India continues to make strides in the health sector, it is important for us to identify that one trigger of transformation that can set us on a path of long-term behavioral change towards better health” stated Dr. Jagmeet Madan, Eminent Nutrition Expert, Professor, Principal, Sir Vithaldas Thackersey College of Home Science (Autonomous) SNDTWU, Mumbai and National President, Indian Dietetic Association. “We need a vibrant ecosystem of nutritionally aware citizens, and the first step of starting an India Protein Day that should set us on the right path of protein sufficiency” she added.
The theme of India Protein Day 2020 is ready to behave as a reminder for all Indians to day by day ask themselves and others – #ProteinMeinKyaHai. The key goal by means of the day’s actions and past shall be to unfold extra data about protein and produce a few behavioral change by persuading Indians to eat ample protein in each meal – not less than 1 / 4 of a plate. To relay this message to Indian households, the Right To Protein initiative has additionally launched a light-hearted informational video which reinforces the necessity to embody proteins in our each meal.
“We are glad to be part of the first India Protein Day, an initiative that aims to create awareness about protein and eating right in India. With this, we want to help create opportunities for championing the integration of protein sufficiency into national and local policies, programs and projects. The idea is to encourage Indians, both urban and rural, to pay more attention to consuming adequate amounts of protein in their everyday meals” Ramesh Khatri, President of the Poultry Federation of India.
The Right To Protein initiative has produced a number of assets for individuals to turn into extra protein aware. By logging on to www.righttoprotein.com, one can simply entry the Protein-O-Meter device that calculates one’s day by day protein requirement foundation fundamental particular person data such as physique profile, kind of life-style and meals consumed at totally different instances throughout the day. Apart from data on one’s attainable protein hole, the platform additionally gives data on protein-rich meals by means of the Protein Index information, wholesome habits, suggestions and busting myths about protein on Right To Protein’s Blogs.
About the ‘Right To Protein’ Initiative: Right To Protein is India’s first communications and client advocacy initiative supported by a number of like-minded Indians, people, academicians, professionals and establishments and can also be supported globally. In its preliminary section, the initiative is open for all Indians who want to be part of and/ or contribute to the initiative in any capability together with offering data, technical assist or as promotion companions. Further, this initiative will develop an ecosystem of execs to drive protein consciousness and debunk myths and misconceptions about protein as a essential macro-nutrient for human well being. The ecosystem may also intention to enhance high quality and consistency of various sorts proteins consumed in India and thereby result in higher protein consumption by livestock, poultry and pisciculture/aquaculture (fish & shrimp farming).