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Malnutrition silently killing our elders

Malnutrition conjures up images of starving children in Africa. But it’s a common issue and closer to home here in Australia than you think.

Unbelievable as it may sound, according to the… 501 more words

2014 Blog Posts

New rules to serve up better food for NHS patients and staff

In this blog post, Dianne Jeffrey,  Chairman of Age UK and Chair of the Hospital Food Standards Panel, discusses the new mandatory food standards for the NHS. 600 more words


How Indigenous vegetables can end malnutrition and poverty in underdeveloped countries


The key to combating malnutrition and poverty is in promoting indigenous vegetables, World Vegetable Centre Director General Dr Dyno Keatinge, said in Brisbane this week. 268 more words


Food is Weird: Complexities of Food Security in the Developing World

John Green (YouTube vlogger and author of The Fault in Our Stars) published an excellent video entitled “Food is Weird: Understanding Agriculture in the Developing World”. 253 more words

Food Security

Mom's environment during pregnancy can affect her grandchildren

Starving a pregnant mouse can cause changes in the sperm of her sons that apparently warp the health of her grandchildren, according to a new study. 663 more words


News You Really Need To See: "South Sudan's Looming Disaster: Famine in the Wake of Civil War"

“South Sudan’s Looming Disaster: Famine in the Wake of Civil War”

The Washington Post, August 25, 2014, p.A6


“Less than four years after South Sudan declared independence from Sudan, a milestone that successive U.S. 294 more words