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World Food Day : Global Index Finds Climate Change Driving ‘Alarming’ Hunger Levels

World Food Day : Global Index Finds Climate Change Driving ‘Alarming’ Hunger Levels

Central African Republic topped an annual world hunger index on Tuesday as aid agencies warned that climate change was making it increasingly hard to feed the world. Aid agency Concern Worldwide, which co-compiles the Global Hunger Index, said progress towards a 2030 zero hunger target agreed by world leaders was “under threat or is being […]

‘Immigrant Food Has Been Embraced, I Want This Country To Embrace The Immigrant Too’ – Asma Khan

‘Immigrant Food Has Been Embraced, I Want This Country To Embrace The Immigrant Too’ – Asma Khan

When Asma Khan first arrived in Britain from India to join her husband in 1991, the racism was so bad she had to learn to cycle fast to avoid being hit by the bottles lobbed at her. Now, the award-winning chef is using her success in London – where her restaurant has a celebrity clientele […]

700 000 Namibians Need Food Aid

700 000 Namibians Need Food Aid

MORE than a quarter of the Namibian population has registered for the government’s drought relief food assistance. This was revealed at Cabinet’s 14th decision-making meeting on Tuesday, during which a plan to implement short and long-term interventions of the ‘Livelihood and Vulnerability Assessment Report’ was approved in principle. The implementation of these interventions has to […]

How Healthy Is Zero Carb Diet?

How Healthy Is Zero Carb Diet?

Low carb diets have been popular for years. But lately I’ve been hearing about a zero carb diet, and it has me worried. Depending on what you choose to eat, a no-carb diet may be even more restrictive than a keto diet. While there’s no precise limit to the grams allowed per day, this approach essentially […]

Sudanese Call For Bread And Freedom

Sudanese Call For Bread And Freedom

For weeks, popular protests have rocked Sudan, with thousands of citizens coming out to decry the high cost of bread and call for the downfall of the regime of President Omar al-Bashir, who has been in power since 1989. Echoing the 2011 Arab Spring in neighbouring Libya and Egypt, demonstrations have spread across the country, […]

The Dynamics Of Love And Food

The Dynamics Of Love And Food

It started on my honeymoon, the slow gain of “happy fat” that so many other people in relationships put on. By day two of our 14-day cruise of the Greek islands, the new white pants I brought for dinners out were pinching around the waist. I wasn’t too upset, except at the waste of money. Things […]

How To Look Peng After 50 Like Connie Britton

How To Look Peng After 50 Like  Connie Britton

Like most parents, Connie Britton admits that finding that elusive me time can be a bit of a challenge. “I used to take long baths, but that has gone by the wayside,” says the actress, who is mom to 7-year-old son Yoby. “Even when I finally get him to bed and have a moment, it feels like […]

Dangers of Going Keto

Dangers of Going Keto

The ketogenic diet—also known as “keto”—has become the latest big thing in weight-loss plans, touted recently by celebs like Jenna Jameson, Mama June, and Halle Berry. The diet involves cutting way back on carbohydrates, to 50 grams a day or less, to help the body achieve a state of ketosis, in which it has to […]

The Women Who Feed The World

The Women Who Feed The World

Many have warned that if women’s unpaid work were to be duly counted, the economic model as we know it would fall apart. Yet, are we aware of how the world would be fed if women in the rural areas simply stopped? According to UN reports, the share of women in the agricultural labor force [PDF] comprises […]

Nutrition Guide For Kids

Nutrition Guide For Kids

As a parent, you want to provide your children with the best nutrition. A healthy diet full of whole grains, lean protein, fresh fruits, and vegetables is essential for growing bodies. When you feed your family, you probably try to provide them with balanced meals, healthy snacks, and plenty of water. But, it may be […]

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