In the USA, the majority of today’s buyers of food are millennials

In the USA, the majority of today’s buyers of food are millennials. Millennials are focusing more of their energy on eating wholesome, organic foods from quality, transparent providers.   In this video, https://youtu.be/A-C_u5TgGNM, Mr. Phil Lempert reports on organic food with data from the Organic Trade Association and  New York University. Known as The Supermarket Read more…

April 7, World Health Day

April 7, World Health Day The Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition (BCFN Foundation –  www.barillacfn.com), founded by pasta giant Barilla, developed this double food and environmental pyramid model, emerged from research and evolution of the food pyramid, which forms the basis of the Mediterranean diet. The double food and environmental pyramid highlight the Read more…

Fats, stress, death: Uncovering the toxic effects of saturated fatty acids on cells

New research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has identified numerous genes that influence how cells respond to saturated fatty acids. Some of these genes have promise as potential therapeutic targets for treating metabolic diseases associated with lipotoxicity, including obesity, diabetes, and heart failure. The study also provides new insights into Read more…

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Underlining the importance of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Diseases cost the African Region $2.4 trillion a year, says WHO, underlining the importance of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)   What are Noncommunicable – or chronic – diseases?  These are diseases of long duration and generally slow progression. The four main types of noncommunicable diseases are – cardiovascular diseases (like heart attacks and stroke), – Read more…