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Malnourishment

WATCH: How Do We Nourish Nine Billion People?

Posted 07.02.2014 | Impact

Watch Live at 5:00 - 6:00pm and 7:00 - 8:00pm EST. About half the world’s population suffers from some form of malnutrition -- two billion people...

Human Rights in Indonesia: The Foundation of Our Future

Hashim Djojohadikusumo | Posted 05.26.2014 | World
Hashim Djojohadikusumo

Indonesia has made great strides since we embraced the democratic system in 1998 and I believe, despite great challenges, we have a bright future ahead of us. To realize our nation's promise, however, we must first protect the fundamental rights of our people.

This Fungus Could Be Key In Solving World Hunger

Elyssa Pachico | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Elyssa Pachico

A Dutch bio-engineer says his lab-produced fungus could someday be used to save the lives of hungry people in the developing world. But first, it ...

Gulp, Grapple or Grace

Lisa Guest | Posted 10.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Guest

Many say grace before eating, but how many think about eating with grace? It's explicitly human in our fast-food world to go get it, then gulp it. Yet, that doesn't sustain us as satisfactorily as we think it does.

Social Impact in Haiti: The Value of Experience

Peter Walters | Posted 07.20.2013 | Impact
Peter Walters

It's difficult, if not impossible, to fully understand something without experiencing it firsthand. This is true in business, life and love. Last week, I had a humbling experience on a trip to Haiti that reminded me of the importance of experience.

How To Prevent Senior Malnourishment

Dr. Lindsay Jones-Born | Posted 04.17.2013 | Fifty
Dr. Lindsay Jones-Born

Nearly four million seniors are malnourished in the United States, according to The American Academy of Family Physicians. While this number is staggering, it's not surprising.

World Food Day Reminder: Enough Resources Exist To Feed World's Hungry

Posted 10.16.2012 | Impact

One in seven people suffer from undernourishment -- yet there are enough resources to feed the world’s hungry. This year’s World Food Day highligh...

Woman Starved Teen Daughter To Death, Cops Say

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 06.18.2012 | Crime

A Georgia woman is charged with murder and deprivation after her teenage daughter was found dead of apparent malnourishment on Saturday. Police arr...

Mom Gets 9 Years In Teen With Cerebral Palsy's Malnutrition Death

AP | LISA CORNWELL | Posted 07.17.2012 | Crime

CINCINNATI — The mother of a 14-year-old girl who had cerebral palsy and weighed 28 pounds when she died last year was sentenced Thursday to nin...

Two Bullets per Person: The Trillion Dollar Military Spending Club

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics
Kumi Naidoo

With expenditure on military being one of the few areas not facing massive government cut backs we should ask: Is our world becoming a safer place?

14 YEARS OLD, 28 POUNDS: Mom Pleads Guilty To Daughter's Death From Malnutrition, Neglect

AP | LISA CORNWELL | Posted 04.06.2012 | Crime

CINCINNATI -- The mother of a 14-year-old girl who had cerebral palsy and weighed 28 pounds when she died last year pleaded guilty to involuntary mans...

All for One Aim: Multi-pronged Approach to Fight Hunger

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 12.16.2011 | Impact
Danielle Nierenberg

India is in the process of enacting a food security act to provide food for nearly 70 percent of the population, specifically targeting the poor, who are often not counted in state surveys and who are denied many benefits.

Pakistan's Biggest Threats May Not Be What You Think They Are

Michael Kugelman | Posted 10.10.2011 | World
Michael Kugelman

Pakistan will neither attain lasting food, energy, and water security, nor educate its masses, until its political leadership removes the indigenous obstacles that have long constrained the country's development.

Curtis M. Wong

Treating Malawi's Malnourished Kids Locally -- And At Home

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.27.2011 | Impact

Though he now leads a major nonprofit organization dedicated to serving malnourished children in one of the world's most impoverished regions, Dr. Mar...

7 Ways You Can Solve World Hunger

Posted 08.15.2011 | Impact

About one billion people in the world face hunger or undernourishment. To put it in perspective, that's more people than the total populations of the ...

The Global Food Market (VIDEO): Why Do Some Eat Well While Others Starve?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It's baffling that in some parts of the world, there's an oversupply of food, while elsewhere people are suffering from malnourishment. Denis van Waer...

The Power of Yes

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robyn O'Brien

In a world full of "don't"/ Full of "shouldn't" and "won't"/ It is easy to fear/ When that's all that we hear.

World Hunger Reaches 1 Billion People Mark

AP | ALESSANDRA RIZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME — The global financial meltdown has pushed the ranks of the world's hungry to a record 1 billion, a grim milestone that poses a threat to p...

A Quiet Voice From the Clinton Global Initiative: Helps to Feed 600,000 Children Right Here in the US

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

It is almost more courageous to focus on the blight of children in this country and acknowledge that there is a problem right here in the US.

Americans Feeling Pain At the Pump, But That's Only Half the Story

Andy Posner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andy Posner

Getting off oil is about figuring out how the world is going to feed, clothe, transport and provide energy and water for 9 billion people in a just, sustainable manner.