There is no clear delineation of roles and responsibilities relating to the integration of clean water, sanitation, safe hygiene and nutritional status.
Australian official guidelines need to reflect culturally safe dietary advice or risk worsening Indigenous people's health.
The food industry's tactics are designed to reduce the likelihood of the government adopting global recommendations to tackle obesity.
South Africans have experienced significant shocks to their livelihoods, and the threat of hunger presents a major concern for health, political and social stability.
A new UN report shows that hunger and food insecurity are rising worldwide. The COVID-19 pandemic is adding to this trend, but is not the major driver.
Duckweed is the perfect space food: small, fast-growing and nutritious. By studying how light levels changed the production of radiation-fighting antioxidants, researchers made it even better.
We found less than half of all eligible foods carried health star ratings, and those that did were skewed towards foods with higher ratings. It's time to make ratings mandatory.
Fast-food restaurants can be comforting places, but when they saturate communities, they crowd out healthy food sources and leave residents less nourished.
People ate on average 142 calories more after swimming than they did on their rest day.
A new study shows high-fibre brown rice also contains more arsenic than white rice – so which is better for you?
There is no perfect diet that works for everyone.
The colour, size, shape and weight of your cutlery and crockery affect how you eat. Your popcorn can seem saltier and your coffee sweeter.
Winter is when porridge really comes into its own. From Paleolithic times to workhouse gruel to hipster health bowls, this simple dish is warming and nourishing.
We all have white and brown fat cells – but recent research shows there's a third type, called "beige" cells.
During these stressful times, if you find yourself reaching into the pantry of your past, you're probably not alone.
Bubbly waters are becoming increasingly popular. While these carbonated, sometimes flavored beverages might cause slight harm to teeth, they are far better than soda. They might even be good for you.
Despite their popularity, there are reasons to doubt whether "home gardens" provide a sustainable and cost-effective way of addressing hidden hunger.
Reverse dieting, GAPS, HCG, IIFYM. These might sound like meaningless acronyms, but they're actually some of the latest trending diets. Unfortunately, there's little evidence to support any of them.
If you haven't already, join the sourdough revolution. Being home means you can tend to your starter, satisfy carb cravings, bake healthier bread and impress your friends on social media.
Through cooking children learn maths and comprehension skills, as well as how to be confident. Research also shows involving children in cooking helps them eat more healthily.