South African children eat too much junk food, spend too much time in front of screens and do not get enough exercise, putting them at risk of a host of life-threatening diseases in later life, acc

The European Union (EU) has committed more than two million Euros to the implementation of a four-year sustainable Fisheries Resources Development Programme.

Study Shows The Fruit's Extracts Can Inhibit Growth Of Malignant Cells

To address holistically the issue of High Fat, Sugar and Salt (HFSS) in food and associated health risks, FSSAI constituted an Expert Group to drat a report. The major constituents of foods namely high saturated and trans fats, sugar and salt intake are known to significantly increase the risk of chronic diseases.

The number of malnourished children in Maracha district is worrying health officials and political leaders.

The government aims to reduce extreme poverty, which currently stands at 16 per cent to below nine per cent next year.

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenya’s ministry of health in partnership with multilateral donors and academia on Thursday launched a six year project to promote nutrition status in the country through mass f

South Asia is home to nearly a quarter of the world’s population and is a region of dynamic economic growth, yet it performs relatively poorly on health and nutrition indicators.

Vets have ruled out an anthrax outbreak in Laikipia County where a suspected zoonotic disease has killed wild animals in the region.

The report estimates the costs, impacts and financing scenarios to achieve the World Health Assembly global nutrition targets for stunting, anemia in women, exclusive breastfeeding and the scaling up of the treatment of severe wasting among young children.

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