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Are you looking for nutrition-smart food systems ? (Willem Van Cotthem)

What are the nutrition-smart food systems we are looking for ?

By Dr. Willem Van Cotthem (University of Ghent, Belgium)

Today, I have been reading with great interest the article on… 1,660 more words

Food / Food Security

The Food of the Future

There are 7.1 billion people on the planet today, and that number grows at a rate averaging around 90 million per year. These people of course need to eat, and while much of the world is currently experiencing the most abundant and healthy proliferation of foodstuff in human history, there is still a third of the global population that suffers from hunger – 30 people die of hunger every minute. 309 more words

FAO

Winter Beans (a homestead staple)

Beans are the epitome of security.  They are inexpensive, easy to grow, easy to cook, satiate hunger, and are full of antioxidants, phytochemicals, protein, and vitamins and minerals.  464 more words

Homestead

Where are all the carbohydrates hiding?

I’ve been spending a bit of time wandering about our area lately, and realised that I’m gathering lots of knowledge about many plants, but don’t yet know much at all about how to find staple food sources which are rich in carbohydrates. 522 more words

1. Planning The Project