Food systems have the potential to nurture human health and support environmental sustainability, however our current trajectories threaten both. The EAT–Lancet Commission addresses the need to feed a growing global population a healthy diet while also defining sustainable food systems that will minimise damage to our planet.

NEW DELHI: The kids aren’t eating healthy: an inspection of at least 10 private schools in Delhi has revealed that these institutions don’t have a canteen policy in place and, in most cases, the st

More than 14 million adults, and some 4.7 million children in Europe and Central Asia suffer from severe food insecurity - as defined by the Food Insecurity Experience Scale (FIES) - the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations said in a report.

The association between anthropometric indices with chronic kidney disease (CKD) was examined previously.

PANAJI: It’s a not a new trend that more women than men suffer from knee arthritis and require knee replacements surgeries.

Robust income growth combined with the highest urban population growth in the world is driving rapid changes in the food system of Sub-Saharan Africa. Demand is increasing for higher quality foods, including fresh produce, meat and dairy products as well as more processed foods, with poorer nutritional value.

Maternal pre-conception obesity is a strong risk factor for childhood overweight.

The government also plans to set up dedicated metabolic institutes in state-run hospitals for doctors to study obesity-related ailments.

A recent study by Saffolalife has found that 58 per cent of Hyderabad residents face risk of heart disease due to belly fat.

Educational policies may increase or decrease health differences, depending on whether they reinforce or counteract gene-related differences. We investigate whether one such policy affected health differently for people with different genetic backgrounds. We find that the additional education generated by the policy benefited those with higher genetic risk of obesity the most, reducing the gap in unhealthy body size between those in the top and bottom terciles of genetic risk of obesity from 20 to 6 percentage points.

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