One third of all food fails to make it from farm to table, according to the United Nations. But one farm in California has turned to social media to try […]
Brazil Develops “Superfoods” to Fight Hidden Hunger. In less than 10 years, consumers throughout Brazil will have access to eight biofortified “superfoods” being developed by the country’s scientists. A pilot […]
Bright Ideas Will Help Feed Africa’s Poor. Across Africa, smallholder farmers, who are some of the world’s most impoverished people, are slowly being introduced to innovative approaches, such as entrepreneurial […]
New UK-wide guidance on clear and consistent front of pack nutritional labelling should help people to make healthier dietary choices and could have a big impact on people’s health, the […]
Ending Hunger Is Possible. Thirty-eight countries were recognised for the first time on Sunday by the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organisation for cutting in half the prevalence of people suffering […]
Cairo’s Poor Convert Kitchen Waste Into Fuel Savings. The bio-gas digester on the roof of Hussein Farag’s apartment in one of Cairo’s poorest districts provides a daily supply of cooking […]
Drinking a cup of beetroot juice can lower blood pressure, researchers say.
Researchers found a loss of weight of 4-5kg across a whole nation led to a third less deaths from heart disease and half the number of diabetic deaths.
Increasing potassium in our diets as well as cutting down on salt will reduce blood pressure levels and the risk of stroke, research in the British Medical Journal suggests.
IPS – From Brazil’s Family Farm to the School Lunchroom Table | Inter Press Service. Separating Maria Gomes Morais’ farm and a school in Rio de Janeiro are fields, hills […]