Over the past few years, "gluten" has rapidly become a dirty word. Even though many of us don't even know what gluten is, more of us than ever are avoiding it because we're afraid it will make us fat, or sick, or both. Of course, those with celiac disease face very real health risks by consuming
The world is moving towards a 'global average diet', with major consequences for nutrition and food security. A new study has found that less diet diversity also means agriculture is losing resilience to pests and disease by relying on fewer crop varieties, writes Greg Muller.
From Africa and Asia to Latin America and the Near East, there are 870 million people in the world who do not get enough food to lead a healthy, productive life. The Hunger Map provides invaluable information that helps professionals, schools, and the general public understand more about the biggest single risk to global health.
Fruit is packed with important nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber, antioxidants and phytochemicals. Frozen fruit can be just as nutritious as fresh fruit, depending upon when and how it is frozen. Frozen fruit can help you meet your daily nutritional requirements and add variety when fresh fruit is not in season.
Food companies are spending millions of dollars to design foods with addictive sensations. What can you and I do about it? Is there any way to counteract the money, the science, and the advertising behind the junk food industry?