Can artificial intelligence save our food system? In part two of her three-part series, Chiara Cecchini investigates the main challenges and opportunities of this niche, exploring how we might use artificial brains leverage to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being.
The annual cost of treating the negative health impacts of obesity is projected to top US$1.2 trillion globally by 2025, according to new estimates that the World Obesity Federation (WOF) released ahead of October 11, which was World Obesity Day.
Keck School of Medicine of USC has partnered with L.A. Kitchen to provide a new hands-on culinary medicine course for medical students that addresses patients’ everyday nutrition challenges.
An international team of experts has released a report documenting the “staggering” health costs of industrial food systems globally and the extent to which negative health impacts are experienced unequally.
Susan Levin: It’s time to alleviate health inequalities by aligning our nation’s largest food assistance program with disease-fighting foods.
U.N. releases a new report showing a five percent increase in global hunger from 2015 to 2016 despite eradication efforts. Eight organizations are using regenerative agriculture and agroecology to fight back.
A team of researchers with the Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) has created a series of interactive educational tools to explore the histories of widely-used pesticides, including glyphosate, dicamba, and 2,4-D.
The Food and Health Lab discusses their research which challenges institutions, consumers, and food producers to mindfully reduce food waste to improve nutrition for plants and people.
Extensive wind and water damage caused by Hurricane Harvey has destroyed crops, stranded livestock, and contaminated the food supply. Texan farmers and ranchers will require ongoing support as they begin to assess damages.
A new IFPRI report examines climate change’s effect on nutrition and how a “climate-smart, nutrition-sensitive” food system, as well as mitigation and adaptation strategies, can reduce morbidity and mortality.