Providing multivitamin and mineral supplements to the elderly could be a cheap way of boosting the protectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines.
The importance of diet to a child's development cannot be overstated.
Avoidant restrictive intake food disorder is a relatively new condition that researchers are only beginning to understand.
The only way to gain weight is to eat more calories than your body requires.
African countries need multi-sectoral approaches to tackle food insecurity.
If children are not given the nutrition they need, there are long-term effects on their health.
Children have made many sacrifices because of the country’s COVID-19 response, including social isolation, lack of education opportunities and reduced access to nutrition programmes.
There is no clear delineation of roles and responsibilities relating to the integration of clean water, sanitation, safe hygiene and nutritional status.
When two or more epidemics co-exist and compound one another to worsen health, they are said to be syndemic. COVID-19 is feeding on other crises and diseases.
Despite the poverty rate falling, 30.8% of children are still undernourished.
Social distancing is impossible in much of Africa, and its economic consequences may lead to a famine that is worse than the pandemic. Prevention measures must consider the African context.
Providing antiretroviral therapy without incorporating quality diets may not help to reduce illness and death related to HIV.
Nigeria has an alarming number of stunted children. This can hold back the country's long-term productivity if there is no intervention.
Golden Rice – a controversial genetically modified product designed to combat malnutrition – has been approved as safe in the Philippines. But key questions remain unanswered.
Chronic illness, difficulty eating on their own, and even loneliness are just some of the reasons why people over-65 are more likely to be malnourished.
We found that current indicators underestimate nearly 6 million children suffering from malnutrition.
Hunger affects people's health. It also affects their dignity and their ability to live full and productive lives.
Scurvy cases in England have more than doubled in the past ten years. But malnutrition rates have more than tripled.
Nutritious fish are being diverted away from countries that could benefit from them the most.
It’s essential to consider the food industry’s role when it comes to food environments that offer unhealthy, cheap and enticing options.