Tag Archives: NUTRITION


Scientists reveal ‘ideal diet’ for peoples’ health

01 January, 2019 8:44 am 8:44 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Scientists have unveiled what they say is an ideal diet for the health of the planet and its populations – including a doubling of consumption of nuts, fruits, vegetables and legumes, and a halving of meat and sugar intake. If the world followed the “Planetary Health” diet, the researchers said, more than … Read More

Food-benefits recipients need a better shopping experience

12 December, 2018 11:31 am 11:31 am

NEW YORK (Reuters ) – Parents who receive supplemental food vouchers for grocery shopping need a better retail experience to make the most of the benefits, US researchers say. When shoppers have a difficult time identifying allowable items under the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program, and then feel stigma … Read More

A child dies every five seconds, and most are preventable deaths: UN

09 September, 2018 11:36 am 11:36 am

LONDON (Reuters) – An estimated 6.3 million children died before their 15th birthdays in 2017, or one every five seconds, mostly due to a lack of water, sanitation, nutrition and basic healthcare, according to report by United Nations agencies on Tuesday. The vast majority of these deaths , 5.4 million , occur in the first … Read More