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Nutrition scheme launched for pregnant women, mother, infants - Times of India

Nutrition scheme launched for pregnant women, mother, infants - Times of India | Food and Nutrition | Scoop.it
Nutrition scheme launched for pregnant women, mother, infantsTimes of IndiaBHANDARA: The Central government has specially launched a scheme for mothers and infants to make them healthy and disease-free.

 

4000 rupees a month for three months. And then?

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Nonalcoholic Beer Aids Marathon Recovery

Nonalcoholic Beer Aids Marathon Recovery | Food and Nutrition | Scoop.it
A new study reports that beer is an excellent recovery beverage for marathon runners. But you may not want to start a raucous celebration just yet. The beer was effective only if it contained no alcohol.

 

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Banana growth up 2.7% in Uganda - East African Business Week

Banana growth up 2.7% in UgandaEast African Business Week"US $13 million funding by the World Bank in research targeting food crops, high value non staple foods and agro-biodiversity is evidence for focus on the sector," reads the report.
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You say tree tomato agroforestry

You say tree tomato agroforestry | Food and Nutrition | Scoop.it
As promised, here’s my interview with the mother-in-law about her attempts to diversify into tree tomatoes. Which incidentally I gather we should be calling Solanum betaceum rather than Cyphomandra betacea.

 

No finer way to ease myself back into the saddle than riding on compadre Luigi's fine video coat-tails.

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Health in the Horn of Africa: a collective response needed : The Lancet

Health in the Horn of Africa: a collective response needed.

 

The Lancet speaks. It talks about moving food to the region. Is that really a sustainable solution?

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Lemonade Liberation Day!

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The Unintended Consequences of Food Subsidies « Marc F. Bellemare

A forthcoming paper in the Review of Economics and Statistics by the always excellent food policy research duo formed by Robert Jensen and Nolan Miller: “Many developing countries use food-price subsidies or controls to ...

 

Will need to watch out for the full paper, but there have been hints of this before in rice markets, as I recall.

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The Language of Food: Ice Cream

The Language of Food: Ice Cream | Food and Nutrition | Scoop.it

Stunning tour de force

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Profils de maîtres-boulangers dans le monde : Le boulanger de Kaboul

Profils de maîtres-boulangers dans le monde : Le boulanger de Kaboul | Food and Nutrition | Scoop.it
de Jean-Philippe de Tonnac This article is currently being translated into English Dan de Mirmont, le boulanger de Kaboul Comment découvre-t-on la cuisine et la panification à la française en Birmanie et décide-t-on de les faire connaître...

 

Even without the English translation, this is a fascinating article.


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Leaders want Kenya's food policy re-looked - Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Leaders want Kenya's food policy re-looked - Kenya Broadcasting Corporation | Food and Nutrition | Scoop.it
Kenya Broadcasting CorporationLeaders want Kenya's food policy re-lookedKenya Broadcasting Corporation"We urge that medium and long term solutions to food shortages be initiated which should include adoption of proper farming methods, irrigation,...
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WHO e-Library of Evidence for Nutrition Actions (eLENA)

WHO e-Library of Evidence for Nutrition Actions (eLENA) | Food and Nutrition | Scoop.it

Potentially useful source of information.

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Jeffrey Steingarten on gourmet jello

Jeffrey Steingarten on gourmet jello | Food and Nutrition | Scoop.it

Not an oxymoron.

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30 Years of Food in Music Videos | Food & Think

30 Years of Food in Music Videos | Food & Think | Food and Nutrition | Scoop.it
On MTV's birthday, an appreciation of the coffee, cakes, candy, breakfast cereals and milkshakes of song...
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How do programs work to improve child nutrition?

How do programs work to improve child nutrition? | Food and Nutrition | Scoop.it

Not easy, but then, neither is improving child nutrition.

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A Hunger Artist: Constructing the Language of Charcuterie

A Hunger Artist: Constructing the Language of Charcuterie | Food and Nutrition | Scoop.it

The USDA's approcah to "curing" meat is utterly unfathomable -- unless you happen to be in the mega-industrial food processing business.

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Locally grown food offers benefits beyond nutrition - Albany Times Union

Locally grown food offers benefits beyond nutritionAlbany Times UnionIt may, says a study recently released by the Center for Regional Research, Education and Outreach at the State University at New Paltz.

 

Are they sure they have the causal arrow the right way round?

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An A to Z of offal

An A to Z of offal | Food and Nutrition | Scoop.it
A guide to what is known in Italy as the 'fifth quarter'...
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Passions Of Food – Special Day at #SciAmBlogs | The Network Central, Scientific American Blog Network

Passions Of Food – Special Day at #SciAmBlogs | The Network Central, Scientific American Blog Network | Food and Nutrition | Scoop.it

Scientific American blogs tackle various flavours of food.

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War on nutrition triggered by lack of public interest - Viet Nam News

War on nutrition triggered by lack of public interest - Viet Nam News | Food and Nutrition | Scoop.it
China DailyWar on nutrition triggered by lack of public interestViet Nam NewsCOLOMBO — A war against nutrition was re-raged by international health officials yesterday in Colombo, Srilanka amidst growing concern over the losing public interest on ...
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Not your grandma’s strawberries

Not your grandma’s strawberries | Food and Nutrition | Scoop.it
Your fruits and veggies are less nutritious than they used to be -- find out how much less with this handy interactive infographic.
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Fluctuating pork and inflexible onions

Fluctuating pork and inflexible onions | Food and Nutrition | Scoop.it

"The silver lining just about visible amid the clouds is that pork will get cheaper as more pigs are rushed to market in coming months. India’s onion prices – similarly a bellwether of food inflation because of their widespread use in curries and lentil dishes – look more of a structural problem, however."

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A News21 food and health reporting project by UC Berkeley School of Journalism

A News21 food and health reporting project by UC Berkeley School of Journalism | Food and Nutrition | Scoop.it
A News21 food and health reporting project by UC Berkeley School of Journalism...

 

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Do you love or hate Cilantro? | A Blog Around The Clock, Scientific American Blog Network

Do you love or hate Cilantro? | A Blog Around The Clock, Scientific American Blog Network | Food and Nutrition | Scoop.it

"[B]e nice to people who are not your cilantro-type – they cannot help it."

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A Food Desert? Locally Grown Shrimp Arrive in Las Vegas - Food - GOOD

A Food Desert? Locally Grown Shrimp Arrive in Las Vegas - Food - GOOD | Food and Nutrition | Scoop.it
If you're planning a trip to Las Vegas this fall, be sure to try the desert-grown shrimp cocktail. It's more sustainable than it sounds.
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Food Politics » Does it really cost more to buy healthy food?

It all depends ...

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