This issue is quite a mix of topics—weight loss, probably the most obsessed subject by the general public; paediatric food allergy, a dietary challenge which affects social life; and dysphagia, a condition which defies the basics of eating. Our Lead Article on “Weight Loss Diets: Is there Really the Best One?” presents an overview of popular diets and their effectiveness in weight reduction. Our Special Focus article on “Dietary Management of Dysphagia” discusses a health challenge that can afflict both the young and the old. The Emerging Science section showcases an article on “Nutritional Interventions in Paediatric Food Allergy”. Our section on career insights features an interview with Dr. Nupur Krishnan who runs a successful nutrition counselling centre in Mumbai.