Traditional Staple Crop May Help Manage Diabetes, Study Shows

Analyses from institutions across four countries demonstrate the positive effects of millet consumption on blood sugar.

Women Reclaim Farming in Documentary “Rise, Root, Revolution!”

Documentary exposing the history of racism and sexism in American farming features woman-led Rise & Root Farm

17 Organizations Providing Emergency Food Relief to Native Communities During COVID-19

In response to COVID-19, organizations across the U.S. are mobilizing volunteers and raising funds to ensure that Indigenous peoples have the food and supplies they need.

Opinion | We Eat for the Stomach, Not the Body

How the Double Burden of Malnutrition—undernutrition and overweight—plays out on the ground: a view from francophone West Africa.

World Diabetes Day: The Food System and Human Health

“We must link the health of people with the health of the planet, and we can only ensure long-term food security if our food systems don’t destroy the basis of food production,” says Alexander Müller, study leader for The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Agriculture & Food (TEEBAgriFood).

Diabetes is on the Rise in India: Is Fast Food to Blame?

The fast-food industry in India is rapidly growing while 73 million Indians have diabetes, and this number is set to nearly double by 2045. How can the Indian government turn the tide on this public health crisis?

Global Obesity Epidemic to Cost US$1.2 Trillion Annually by 2025

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.