Nutrition

    New Report Shows Both Hunger and Obesity on the Rise

    The latest version of the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) report shows that rates of hunger and obesity are on the rise worldwide.

    16 Initiatives Redefining Food and Agriculture Across the Middle East

    Across the Middle East urbanization, climate change, and resource scarcity threaten food security, these 16 food and agriculture initiatives redefine how the region grows, eats, and disposes of its food.

    Fast-Casual Vegan Restaurant Proves Plants Are Tasty

    A Detroit-based fast-casual vegan restaurant is bringing unique food combinations that are appealing to the masses and proving plants are tasty.

    BCFN YES! Winners on Early Nutrition in Syrian Refugee and Lebanese Host Communities

    The first 1,000 days from pregnancy to 2 years of age are critical for human health, especially in vulnerable refugee communities; BCFN YES! tackles food sustainability and anemia with innovative young researchers in the field of maternal and infant nutrition in Lebanon.

    Chef’s Smart Recipes for Customers, Farmers and the Planet

    Indian Chef Anahita Dhondy cooks with millets, providing people with an opportunity to discover how beneficial smart foods are for their health, farmers, and the planet.

    10 Illuminating Discussions on Health and Nutrition from the Food Talk Podcast

    Erasing world hunger—and ensuring the health of our environment—is a challenge that will take creative solutions to solve. In these 10 episodes of “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” experts discuss how they’re rethinking nutrition for our modern world.

    Restoring Native American Health with Indigenous Foods

    Since 2014, Oglala Lakota (Sioux) Chef Sean Sherman has championed returning to indigenous foods favored by Native Americans before colonization. An award-winning cookbook, chef training, a food truck and public dinners help to spread this message.

    Sweden’s Dietary Guidelines: “Eat greener, not too much, and be active.”

    Sweden’s simple and straightforward approach to dietary recommendations makes it easy for citizens to make informed choices about their impact on the environment and their health.

    11 Kitchen Hacks to Cut Down on Food Waste in the Tastiest Way

    Use your food to its fullest potential. By using the often-forgotten peels, stems, leaves, and other parts of an ingredient, you can waste less and taste more. Food Tank gives 11 tips for maximizing what you buy at the grocery store.

    Selecting the Language and Stories to Transform Food

    Food Tank’s San Francisco Food For Thought challenged the Bay Area to think more critically about the language and stories we choose to call for change in the food system. The results? More diversity, specificity, and empowerment.