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Chinese Kids Are Learning to "Eat a Rainbow"

Peggy Liu | Posted 06.03.2015 | Impact
Peggy Liu

This generation of Chinese children has a choice to improve personal health and planetary wealth with smarter food choices. By eating better, kids around the world can be food heroes.

The Mediterranean Diet Can Save the World

Walter Willett, M.D., DrPH, MPH | Posted 06.02.2015 | Impact
Walter Willett, M.D., DrPH, MPH

Globally, the majority of the world's population lives on an unbalanced diet high in carbohydrates that is becoming increasingly refined and high in sugar, and almost a billion persons have inadequate caloric intake.

A Common Language for the World's Biggest Problems

Alessandro Demaio | Posted 06.01.2015 | Impact
Alessandro Demaio

What was once a catalyst for major gains in life expectancy last century, our diet is now eroding those very gains. Food also contributes almost 30% of global greenhouse-gas emissions; that's more than cars, trucks and planes combined.

Agroecology Can Empower the World's People to Feed Themselves

Lori Ann Thrupp | Posted 05.29.2015 | Impact
Lori Ann Thrupp

The encouraging news is that progress is underway. Around the world, communities are developing effective solutions to global food challenges, experimenting with new farming methods, food marketing, and policies that enable people and societies to feed themselves. They are also working to overcome structural injustices that impede access to food.

Why We Need to Intervene Early to Fight Childhood Obesity

Sania Nishtar | Posted 07.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Sania Nishtar

The rapidly rising rates of childhood obesity and subsequent increasing burden of disease and disability has grave social and economic consequences.

A 2.0 Approach to Improving Health Through Lifestyle

Jonas Gahr Støre | Posted 07.26.2014 | Impact
Jonas Gahr Støre

The leading risk factors for ill health and premature death are linked to lifestyle, what we eat and drink and how much we exercise. Disease prevention does not occur in the hospital. We need the whole of society to be involved.

Framing Climate Change as a Personal Health Concern Produces Results

Gunhild A. Stordalen | Posted 07.23.2014 | Impact
Gunhild A. Stordalen

Some of today's greatest global challenges -- climate change and loss of biodiversity, as well as existing hunger and the increasing burden of non-communicable diseases -- are strongly related to the food we eat and how we produce it.