Nutrition

Childhood malnutrition remains highly prevalent in low-income countries

To find out whether unhygienic environments also contribute to growth failure, researchers analysed growth data of children living in a Gambian…

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Nutrition

The potential of so-called underutilised crops for human nutrition and as a source of income for poor farmers in the Global South was discussed at the Elsevier International Conference on Global Food Security in Cape…

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Nutrition

This book provides an overview on how India’s pulses sector has evolved over time. The authors take a look at the pulse value chain and consumption as well as government interventions.

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Nutrition

Researchers at ETH Zurich in Switzerland have developed a new rice variety that has not only increased levels of the micronutrients iron and zinc in the grains, but also produces beta-carotene as a precursor of vitamin…

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At the opening session of the conference on hidden hunger in Stuttgart-Hohenheim. <br/>Photo: Beate Wörner
Nutrition

Participants at the 3rd Hidden Hunger Conference, held in Stuttgart/Germany in March, called on politicians to at last assume responsibility. The event focused on food diversity and an improved nutrition status for the…

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Nutrition

The pulication brings together the most intriguing stories from the past five decades to show what works in nutrition, what does not, and the factors that contribute to success.

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Nutrition

Malnutrition and diet are by far the biggest risk factors for the global burden of disease: every country is facing a serious public health challenge from malnutrition, notes the Global Nutrition Report 2016.

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Nutrition

The previous issue of Rural 21 addressed the concept of nutrition-sensitive agriculture, which our author believes is a valuable and worthwhile approach – only that it is often difficult to put into practice.

 

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Nutrition

That agriculture can play a crucial role in the fight against malnutrition is no new insight. But what has to be done for agriculture to adequately fulfil this vital role? Our author reports on the state of debate and…

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Nutrition

A4H, ICN2, MDD–W – anyone not dealing with the topic of nutrition every day can easily get lost in the tangle of terms, programmes and organisations. Our Nutrition Glossary may help you a little here.

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