Malnutrition
Malnutrition or malnourishment is a condition that results from eating a diet in which nutrients are either not enough or are too much such that the diet causes health problems. It may involve calorie...
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‘Chemophobia’ is irrational, harmful – and hard to break
We all feel a profound connection with the natural world. E O Wilson called this sensation biophilia: ‘the urge to affiliate with other forms of life’. That sense of connection brings great emotional ...
Unprecedented Scientific Report Says Decline Of Pollinators A Threat To Food Security
Around the world, the animals that pollinate our food crops - more than 20,000 species of bees, butterflies, bats and many others - are the subject of growing attention. An increasing number of pollin...
Asthma Steroids 'Could Stunt Growth'
Young children given asthma medication before the age of two may not grow to their full height in later life, a preliminary report suggests. The study of 12,000 Finnish infants found that, on average,...
Ready-to-Use Therapeutic food
Therapeutic foods are foods designed for specific, usually nutritional, therapeutic purposes as a form of dietary supplement. The primary examples of therapeutic foods are used for emergency feeding o...
Famine relief
Famine relief is an organized effort to reduce starvation in a region in which there is famine. A famine is a phenomenon in which a large proportion of the population of a region or country are so und...
Food security
Humans are using an increasing amount of Earth's annual production of plants.Food security is a condition related to the supply of food, and individuals' access to it. Concerns over food security h...
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Child poverty
Child poverty refers to the phenomenon of children living in poverty. This applies to children that come from poor families or orphans being raised with limited, or in some cases absent, state resourc...
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Food politics
Food politics are the political aspects of the production, control, regulation, inspection, distribution and consumption of food. The politics can be affected by the ethical, cultural, medical and env...
World Food Programme
The World Food Programme (WFP; French: Programme Alimentaire Mondial; Italian: Programma Alimentare Mondiale; Spanish: Programa Mundial de Alimentos) is the food assistance branch of the United Nation...
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Wernicke's encephalopathy
Wernicke's encephalopathy or now often Wernicke's disease refers to the presence of neurological symptoms caused by biochemical lesions of the central nervous system after exhaustion of B-vitamin rese...
Wernicke's encephalopathy - Wikipedia
Compassion Suisse
Compassion Suisse is a Christian child sponsorship organisation dedicated to the long-term development of children living in poverty around the world. Compassion Suisse is the Swiss branch of Compassi...
Meds & Food for Kids
Meds is the fifth studio album by English alternative rock band Placebo. It was recorded from late 2005 to early 2006 and released on 13 March 2006 by record label Virgin in most countries, although i...
‘Chemophobia’ is irrational, harmful – and hard to break
We all feel a profound connection with the natural world. E O Wilson called this sensation biophilia: ‘the urge to affiliate with other forms of life’. That sense of connection brings great emotional ...
Unprecedented Scientific Report Says Decline Of Pollinators A Threat To Food Security
Around the world, the animals that pollinate our food crops - more than 20,000 species of bees, butterflies, bats and many others - are the subject of growing attention. An increasing number of pollin...
Food desert
A food desert is a geographic area where affordable and nutritious food is difficult to obtain, particularly for those without access to an automobile. Food deserts usually exist in rural areas and l...
Asthma Steroids 'Could Stunt Growth'
Young children given asthma medication before the age of two may not grow to their full height in later life, a preliminary report suggests. The study of 12,000 Finnish infants found that, on average,...
Child Poverty Act 2010
The Child Poverty Act 2010 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom ‘to set targets relating to the eradication of child poverty, and to make other provision about child poverty’. It received...
European Food Information Resource Network
EuroFIR (European Food Information Resource) is a non-profit international Association, which supports use of existing food composition data and future resources through cooperation and harmonization ...
Catabolysis
Catabolysis is a biological process in which the body breaks down fat and muscle tissue in order to stay alive. Catabolysis occurs only when there is no longer any source of protein, carbohydrate, or...
Right to Food Guidelines
The Voluntary Guidelines to support the Progressive Realization of the Right to Adequate Food in the Context of National Food Security, also known as the Right to Food Guidelines, is a document adopte...
Social class differences in food consumption
People from different social classes eat different foods. First of all, not all foods are available to everyone. People start to learn to like foods that are appropriate to their class while they ar...
Tropical sprue
Tropical sprue is a malabsorption disease commonly found in the tropical regions, marked with abnormal flattening of the villi and inflammation of the lining of the small intestine.It differs signific...
Iodine deficiency in China
Iodine deficiency is a widespread problem in western, southern and eastern parts of China, as their iodized salt intake level is much lower than the average national level. Iodine deficiency is a rang...
Josette Sheeran
Josette Sheeran (born 1954) has been President and CEO of the Asia Society since May 2013. Previously Sheeran was Vice Chairman of the World Economic Forum. Sheeran assumed that position on the conclu...
Josette Sheeran - Wikipedia
Weston A. Price Foundation
The Weston A. Price Foundation (WAPF), co-founded in 1999 by Sally Fallon (Morell) and nutritionist Mary G. Enig (PhD), is a U.S. 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to "restoring nutrien...
Weston A. Price Foundation - Wikipedia
World Food Day
World Food Day is celebrated every year around the world on 16 October in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945. The day is celebrate...
World Food Day - Wikipedia
Food Balance Sheet
Food balance sheet shows the a brief picture of the pattern of the food supply of a country. For each food item, it sketches the primary commodity availability for human consumption i.e. the sources o...