In many parts of the world, staple grains are a critical part of diets.
Wholegrains provide us with important protein, fat, vitamins, and minerals.
Local diets need to be sustainable, linked to human health and environmental sustainability.
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Indigenous foods such as cowpeas can improve people’s nutrition and help them cope with the hunger brought about by the effects of COVID-19 on foreign food imports.
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Improved seeds can alleviate a food security crisis deepened by COVID-19.
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To understand how healthy a food is, we often look at fats and proteins, vitamins and minerals. But this approach overlooks one property that’s a key part of a food’s health potential – its structure.
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It would be smarter to use perennial native grasses for cereal grains instead of relying on a handful of farming-intensive annual crops. Shown here is Curly Mitchell grass (Astrebla lappacea), common in northern Australia.
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