Drinking a milk-based supplement could significantly and more quickly improve the weight and BMI of kids at risk of malnutrition, when compared to those who drank a lactose-free version of the same product, according to a study conducted by Abbott on...
The Philippines will tap on cutting edge technologies including nutrigenomics and metabolomics to develop nutritional strategies to address the persistent issues of stunting and malnutrition in the country.
The private sector’s expertise in distribution, innovation and communication are urgently needed to accelerate food fortification in addressing global malnutrition, but there are significant hurdles that need to be overcome.
Fortified snack firm Frontier Nutrition has detailed how it will expand its product range, increase distribution and build production facilities in the country as it strives to help tackle malnutrition in Bangladesh.
US-based Frontier Nutrition, a company manufacturing and marketing fortified snacks in Bangladesh, has secured a US$900,000 bridge financing led by DSM Venturing to expand its product line and distribution footprint in Bangladesh.
Probiotics could be key in addressing malnutrition, according to Bill Gates, who calls the nutritional imbalances affecting around 200 million children under five ‘the greatest health inequity in the world.’
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The Agriculture Department of Odisha, India, has rolled out a programme to promote the cultivation of mandia (finger millet) as part of its efforts to fight malnutrition among tribal peoples in the state — especially women and children.
The government of the Indian state of Haryana has announced an extension of the supply of fortified food to all PDS (Public Distribution System) shops in the Ambala and Karnal districts, starting September 1.
With social care and medical costs are predicted to hit €17.8bn (£15.7bn) a year in the UK by 2030, politicians from all parties have called on the Government to address the issue of malnutrition amongst the elderly.
DSM has placed second on Fortune Magazine’s third annual Change the World list, which this year recognises 56 companies that have had a positive social impact through activities that are part of their core business strategies.
An analysis of more than 100 locally-manufactured premixed infant cereals from low and middle income countries, including Indonesia, China and Nepal, has revealed widespread variation in nutritional content, sparking concerns they could contribute to...