School feeding schemes play a major role across Africa.
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Getting local farmers involved in school feeding schemes has the potential to boost livelihoods and revitalise rural economies in Africa.
While good things can come in small packages, are you prepared to pay the price?
Tiny versions of leafy green vegetables and herbs have made it from restaurant tables to the home kitchen. But are these microgreens healthier for you than regular greens?
An All-American meal.
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Chain restaurants vowed to make children's menus healthier. But our analysis of menus across the country shows that kids' choices still aren't very good for them.
Recent evidence seems to deny the benefit of fish oil supplements for heart health. But the quality of the studies is not that great.
Soils play an important role in the nutritional value of our food.
We're in danger of losing the health benefits of soils faster than they are replaced.
Weighing up the options.
Accuracy is a big problem when people self-report what they eat. A new online tool could help researchers and clinicians overcome this hurdle.
A new study links 10-a-day with living longer but that's not the full picture.
Looks good, tastes good, but can it feed the world?
Is organic produce better for you? Can organic farming feed the world? Those might be the wrong questions.
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The four scenarios in the WEF's 2017 food report paint a bleak picture. But there are better ways.
Can’t go full-vege? You can be a bit more flexible about it by just eating LESS meat, instead of none.
A flexitarian is a vegetarian who eats small amounts of meat.
Increasing carbon dioxide is impacting some of our favourite foods.
Rising carbon dioxide may be a boon for crop yields, but at the expense of nutritional content and quality.
Still got it.
Thinking of having a baby? It's not all down to women to get healthy in preparation.
It should be easier for men to lose weight, but they’re less likely to go on diets than women.
Had to let the belt out a notch or two lately? Then it may be time to give your eating habits an overhaul. Good news - fast meals can be tasty, and healthy.
Pastry or fruit? Dietary guidelines aren’t helping us make the best food choices.
Dietary guidelines fail to change our eating habits. So, how can we make them more relevant?
Three stories about researchers who have dabbled in self-experimentation – with varying results.
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Screening and sterilisation processes mean human breast milk can be safely collected and frozen for use at a later time.
Banked breast milk is a safe source of shared human milk, and can be a life-saver for very premature babies.
Here is what we know about eating in different positions.
Saying you won’t put yourself in situations where you will be tempted to eat junk food is easier than resisting at the time!
The problem with using willpower is that your head has to keep saying "NO" to the constant barrage of messages, advertising and environmental cues that operate 24/7, prompting you to eat and drink.
Eating healthfully adds up quickly.
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Consumers tend to think that healthy foods have to cost more than their less nutritional counterparts. New psychological research looks at how pervasive this is.
Indulge in delicious seasonal vegetables and fruit to celebrate summer with friends and family.
Healthy eating can still be delicious! Limit dietary blowout by going into the Christmas and holiday period with a plan.