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Public lecture on The political history of ​Nutrition ​S​cience by Dr C. Sathyamala

Dr C. Sathyamala discussed the broad history of the debates in nutrition science in the West and in India.  In her presentation she critically looked at the changing concepts of food adequacy, hunger, calories and norms/measures of nutrition and the different contexts in which they gained currency. She elaborated on the effects of the deployment of these modes of knowledge in Indian nutrition policy and planning post-independence, up till contemporary times.


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