Malnutrition is a condition which occurs when there is a deficiency of certain vital nutrients in a person’s diet. The deficiency fails to meet the demands of the body leading to effects on the growth, physical health, mood, behaviour and other functions of the body. Malnutrition commonly affects children and the elderly.
The lifespan extension caused by a low-protein diet appears to be coordinated by a single hormone.
Lentils are an important and popular food in many parts of the world. They are also a nutritional powerhouse.
Is vertical farming and aeroponics the future of sustainable farming? We spoke to India from LettUs Grow to find out!
Many people have experienced the sudden and unmanageable desire to eat a particular food. These desires, known as cravings, are very usual, especially during pregnancy.
Climate change is mounting widespread disruption on the planet -; with the most marginalized people and vulnerable places the hardest hit -; while severe, irreversible changes are still to come if the world does not do enough to curb warming and spark resiliency.
New technology could help reduce malnutrition and improve overall health in long-term care homes by automatically recording and tracking how much food residents consume.
As the human population grows to a predicted 10 billion by 2050 and overall land mass remains constant, traditional animal farming may become a less viable method for food production.
The first genome-wide ancient human DNA data from Sudan reveals new insights into the ancestry and social organization of people who lived more than 1,000 years ago in the Nile Valley, an important genetic and cultural crossroads.
Zinc deficiency is prevalent around the world, and among children, these mineral shortfalls can lead to stunting, embryonic malformations and neurobehavioral abnormalities.
A five-year partnership being launched by the Innovative Genomics Institute (IGI) -; a non-profit founded by Nobel Laureate Jennifer Doudna -; and CGIAR, the world's largest publicly-funded agricultural research partnership, will harness the power of science to help millions of people overcome poverty, hunger, and malnutrition.
We speak to Dr. Jonas Jägermeyr, from the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, about his research into climate change and its effect on agriculture.
The deficiency of Zinc is prevalent worldwide. The shortfall of this mineral in children leads to embryonic malformations, stunting, and neurobehavioral abnormalities.
Microgreens were grown years ago as high-value, fashionable gourmet greens.
A new study delves into the evolution and function of the human growth hormone receptor gene, and asks what forces in humanity's past may have driven changes to this vital piece of DNA.
IIASA, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, and the Environmental System Research Institute are proud to announce the launch of version 4 of the Global Agro-Ecological Zones platform - a research tool that supports sustainable development in the agricultural sector - on the occasion of the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought.
AZoLifeSciences interviews Francesco Branca, director of the Department of Nutrition and Food Safety at the World Health Organization, for World Food Safety Day 2021.
A new study by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the USDA's Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) and RTI International (RTI) projects that global chronic and hidden hunger will increase the overall years of life lost due to premature mortality and years lived with disability, also known as disability-adjusted life years (DALYs), globally by over 30 million by 2050 relative to 2010.
More than two billion individuals across the world are malnourished because of zinc deficiency.
Scientists have created a novel method in which fresh and frozen vegetables are used to produce “food inks.”
New research and analysis appearing in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, published by Elsevier, highlights the barriers cancer survivors face in maintaining a healthy diet, as well as the role nutrition may play in cancer risk and treatment.