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Conservation Agriculture: Zambia ’s Double-edged Sword against Climate Change and Hunger
Minimum tillage (ripping) in Kasiya Camp, Zambia. Credit: Crissy Mupuchi/DAPPBy Friday PhiriPEMBA, Zambia, Nov 7 2017 (IPS)As governments gather in Bonn, Germany for the next two weeks to hammer out a blueprint for implementation of the global climate change treaty signed in Paris in 2015, a major focus will be on emissions reductions to keep the global average temperature increase to well below 2°C by 2020.While achieving this goal requires serious mitigation ambitions, developing country parties such as Zambia have also been emphasising adaptation as enshrined in Article 2 (b) of the Paris Agreement: Increasing the a...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Friday Phiri Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Combating Desertification and Drought Development & Aid Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs Projects TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation conservatio Source Type: news

Dementia prevention diet: Eating THIS 20p breakfast could protect YOUR brain from disease
DEMENTIA symptoms include memory loss and problems thinking, but adding porridge oats to your diet could help prevent brain decline. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia prevention diet: Eating THIS 20p breakfast could protect brain
DEMENTIA symptoms include memory loss and problems thinking, but adding porridge oats to your diet could help prevent brain decline. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Better than statins: Cut cholesterol, fight cancer and boost immunity with porridge
(Natural News) Forget taking statins to help you with your heart issues: the secret to good cardiovascular health can be found in a bowl of porridge. Just one bowl a day could transform your health for the better, claims Chris Seal, professor of food and human nutrition and proud wholegrain and cereals advocate. “I believe... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Clinical Signs Can Be Associated With Benign External Hydrocephalus?
Discussion Hydrocephalus is an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the ventricles and/or subarachnoid spaces. External hydrocephalus is a communicating hydrocephalus often defined as the patient having a rapidly enlarging head circumference (HC) and enlargement of the subarachnoid spaces especially over the frontal lobes with normal or moderately enlarged ventricles. Benign external hydrocephalus (BEH) is a self-limited external hydrocephalus that occurs during infancy and resolves spontaneously in childhood, usually by age 2 years, that is felt to not cause significant problems. It was first described by...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 2, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Halo Top Is Now Offering Non-Dairy and Vegan Ice Cream in 7 Flavors
Halo Top announced a new line of vegan and non-dairy flavors of its ice cream that has taken the dessert world by storm. The company, which sells what it calls a healthy replacement for full-calorie ice cream, introduced the new line of ice cream Thursday, and said the flavors would hit grocery store shelves in mid-October. Flavors of the vegan and non-dairy ice cream include Peanut Butter Cup, Chocolate, Oatmeal Cookie, Sea Salt Caramel, Caramel Macchiato, Cinnamon Roll and Chocolate Covered Banana. They are made with coconut milk and maintain the ice cream’s traditional 280-360 calorie range. Halo Top CEO Justin W...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mahita Gajanan Tags: Uncategorized Food onetime Source Type: news

The end of statin side effects? THIS 75p breakfast better than drugs to lower cholesterol
HEART disease could be prevented more effectively by eating diet that includes porridge, rather than taking statins, says expert. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Porridge is better for you than statins, experts say
Eating a simple bowl of porridge every day could transform the health of the nation, in one single step, say nutrition experts. But beware instant snacks packed with sugar... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The truth about porridge? It's better for you than STATINS
Eating a simple bowl of porridge every day could transform the health of the nation, in one single step, say nutrition experts. But beware instant snacks packed with sugar... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New research to treat acute malnutrition
(Faculty of Science - University of Copenhagen) Researchers from the University of Copenhagen and humanitarian organizations have conducted a large study in Burkina Faso in West Africa treating more than 1,600 children with acute malnutrition. The study showed that corn-soy porridge should be replaced with a lipid-based nutrient supplement, a fortified peanut butter. The results of the study can be used directly both in the treatment and prevention of acute malnutrition. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Healthista reveal hacks to add nutrients without calories
These healthy breakfast hacks contain virtually no calories but volumes of nutrients. From porridge to pancakes, it ’s time to get sprinkling. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Foods That Can Help with Acid Reflux Symptoms - AARP
2 hours ago ... Do you suffer from frequent heartburn? Then you might have acid reflux. Try foods like bananas, oatmeal and yogurt to help manage the  ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - July 28, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Vaccine-pushing mainstream media now pretending that chicken pox is a deadly medical emergency (it used to be considered no big deal)
(Natural News) In the past chickenpox was no big deal. Kids were put in oatmeal baths to avoid scratching and scarring. Although it can make a child feel miserable for a few days, symptoms are often mild and far from life-threatening. Some people, backed by vaccine-pushing doctors and misinformed parents, still believe immunizing against an... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Allergy Alert Issued by Arabella Station Whole Foods Market for Undeclared Walnuts in Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
The Arabella Station Whole Foods Market store, located at 5600 Magazine Street in New Orleans, is voluntarily recalling packaged oatmeal chocolate chip cookies because the product contained tree nut allergens (walnuts) that were not listed on the product label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 15, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Brain Trust: Oxygenation and Ventilation in Brain Injury: Getting the Porridge Just Right
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - May 1, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Brain Trust Source Type: news

Too much of THIS vitamin could be TOXIC - symptoms include diarrhoea and headaches
VITAMINS are like Goldilocks' porridge, you just the right amount for it to be effective, a GP has warned. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From Almond Biscotti to "Crack" Nuts: 16 Easy Recipes for Nut Lovers
Nuts are a great way to add flavor, protein and crunch to your cooking. From salads to sweets, these recipes make the very most of nuts. 1. Almond Biscotti Hands-down, my favorite biscotti recipe. Adapted from Zuni Cafe in San Francisco, they are everything good biscotti should be: buttery, lightly sweet and crunchy but not tooth-shattering. GET THE RECIPE 2. Amish-Style Baked Oatmeal with Apples, Raisins & Walnuts Baked oatmeal is a comforting Amish breakfast casserole with a consistency similar to bread pudding. There are endless variations — the recipe is easily adapted with whatever fruits and nuts you hav...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Overnight refrigerator oatmeal
Do this easy pre-made breakfast tonight to pack and go tomorrow! Just place ingredients for overnight refrigerator oatmeal in a mason jar, and you?ll have breakfast ready in the morning. Loaded with calcium, protein and fiber, these jars keep in the fridge up to 2 days. Try unsweetened almond or soy milk for a dairy-free [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - February 23, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

110-Year-Old Nun's Secret To Long A Life Is Pretty Simple
One of the world’s oldest women says the key to a long life is love ― but for Sister Candida Bellotti that doesn’t mean the romantic kind. Bellotti celebrated her 110th birthday on Monday surrounded by fellow sisters from her order. Her advice for a long life? “Love, love and keep on loving. With joy!” the centenarian told journalists gathered for the special occasion at her Tuscan convent. “Have faith in the future, and put in as much work as you can to make your wishes come true,” she added. Bellotti was born on Feb. 20, 1907 in Verona, Italy. She became a nun with the Ministre ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

7 Must-Try Morning Rituals From Cities Across America That Will Make You Infinitely Happier Tomorrow
Rise and shine! Then eat your corn tortillas, sing along to Baha’i prayers, or dip your toes in the ocean—depending on where you live, of course. A morning ritual, or just a little ‘me-time’ first thing, can help you start your day off on the right foot. That’s why we’ve partnered with Tropicana to get the scoop on what people in cities across America do first thing in the morning to kick off their day right. Give them a read, and then try some of these rituals yourself for an AM boost. “Everyday at about 6 a.m. my two-year-old son jumps in bed with my husband and me for some morn...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Rejuvenation Secret for Elevating Energy, Creativity & Well-being
Our culture is so accustomed to staying busy and feeling productive that we sometimes forget the importance of simply being without a goal or end result in mind--or worse, we confuse being with being lazy. As you settle in for the winter, give yourself permission to rest and relax. When you don't give yourself the time and space to slow down and literally hibernate, it can be challenging to access optimal levels of energy and creativity.  Professional athletes know this well. They consistently schedule rest days so they do not overtrain. Otherwise they set themselves up for injury or burnout, or they simply can't per...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The secrets of people who never get sick
Some lucky folk claim to never get a cold or take days off work. Can we become more like them?Every now and then one pops up at work, down the pub, in the park, outside the school gate, or in your own family ’s mythology. The person who claims never to get sick. Colds brush past them without leaving so much as a sniffle. They laugh in the flushed face of flu, spray hand sanitiser in the rheumy eyes of infection, and never take a day off work. They appear to be superhuman, with the kind of kickass immu ne systems the rest of us mere ailing mortals can only dream about as we dissolve another 1,000mg vitamin C tablet an...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 24, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Chitra Ramaswamy Tags: Health & wellbeing Life and style Immunology Medical research Biochemistry and molecular biology Science Source Type: news

15 Healthy Snacks For Work That You Can Keep At Your Desk
For SELF, by Alexa Tucker.Hail to the snack drawer. Having healthy snacks for work on-hand at the office is key for staying fueled and focused when you need it most. Whether you’re in the middle of a big project or you’re chained to your desk with a looming deadline, they’ll help keep your energy up and your blood sugar stable during an afternoon slump, says Brittany Kohn, M.S., R.D. Plus, “if you’re prepared with your own healthy snacks you won’t be tempted by any unhealthy choices available at the office,” she adds. Game, set, match, stale donuts and birthday cake in t...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adding spice to the porridge: the development of a synthetic cannabinoid market in an English prison - Ralphs R, Williams L, Askew R, Norton A.
BACKGROUND: In 2014, the annual report of the Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Prisons (HMIP) for England and Wales raised concerns regarding New Psychoactive Substance (NPS) use in custody, specifically the consumption of synthetic cannabinoids. To date, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 15, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Africa: Dilemma of Exclusive Breastfeeding
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -It is a personal conflict that new mothers have to face. 'What should I do now that the three months of maternity leave are over? Should I provide my baby with formula milk while I'm at work? Should I instruct my house help to give my baby little porridge? (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 30, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Whole grains 'can slash risk of dying from cardiovascular disease'
EATING plenty of whole grains - such as porridge and brown bread and rice - slashes the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease by more than a third, say scientists. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

London nutritionist explains why porridge is the healthiest breakfast option
Cassandra Barns, a London-based nutritionist, says porridge oats help with muscle recovery and relaxation, and provide a source of magnesium, iron and zinc which help provide energy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 13, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Porridge health benefits: Oats can dramatically REDUCE heart attack risk
A BOWL of porridge a day can dramatically reduce the risk of suffering a heart attack, say scientists. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why porridge really is a super food and that it 'lowers cholesterol and heart attack risk'
The study, published online in the British Journal of Nutrition, found eating oat fibre can reduce lipoprotein, which carries bad cholesterol through the blood. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Which trendy muesli is the healthiest?
Bircher muesli is a good, lighter alternative to porridge. However, not all of us have time in the morning to make our own. Here, dietitian Alison Clark rates your favourite ready-made alternatives... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nourishing Foods For A Healthy Heart
Nutrition is one of the key, if not most important, areas to address in order to successfully manage high blood pressure, cholesterol and to maintain overall heart health. Here are some of the best whole foods that can improve these health metrics through a nourishing lifestyle. Blood Pressure It used to be thought that lowering sodium intake was the most important dietary change we could make to help improve blood pressure. However, we now know that there are a few other minerals that play a huge role in blood pressure control. These minerals are calcium, magnesium and potassium, which help to lower blood pressure by pr...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 common foods in your cupboards which could help your workout
Cassandra Barns, a London-based nutritionist, says porridge oats help with muscle recovery and relaxation, while tinned sardines are one of our best non-dairy sources of calcium. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

4 Foods That Can Calm Anxiety And 3 That Don't.
dear Editor, I've included credits for all the photos above each point below the post and am hoping we can use this photo for the post itself and for social media sharing. Thank you! Anxiety has become so prevalent in today's world, it's now considered the norm rather than the unusual. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18% of the population. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health) While medication is a valid route, many of us choose to seek a mo...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coconut is making a comeback in everything from yoghurts to shampoo  
The craze for coconuts has found its way into everything, from lip balm to porridge. Nigella Lawson and actress Jennifer Aniston cook with it and Gwyneth Paltrow uses it to clean her teeth. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kenya: Patients Survive On Porridge As Food Shortage Hits Embu's Siakago Hospital
[Nation] Health workers have narrated how patients at the Siakago Level Four Hospital in Embu County have been grappling with acute food shortage, with many threatening to seek transfers to other hospitals. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 24, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Fertilizer Access Grows Farmers, Food and Finance
Smallholder farmers prosper if they have access to knowledge and use of inputs such as fertilizers and credit. Credit: Busani Bafana/IPSBy Busani BafanaLOUIS TRICHARDT, South Africa, Jul 26 2016 (IPS)Brightly coloured cans, bags of fertilizer and packets containing all types of seeds catch the eye upon entering Nancy Khorommbi’s agro dealer shop tucked at the corner of a roadside service station.But her seeds and fertilizers have not exactly been flying off the shelves since Khorommbi opened the fledging shop six years ago. Her customers: smallholder farmers in the laid back town of Sibasa, 72 kilometers northeast of...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 26, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Busani Bafana Tags: Advancing Deserts Africa Aid Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Farming Crisis: Filling An Empty Plate Featured Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Labour Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs Projects TerraViva United Source Type: news

Kellogg's adverts banned over claims two cereals are 'full of goodness' and 'nutritious'
The Advertising Standards Authority ruled that the statements made about Special K porridge and Nutri K on TV and online were not backed up by a 'specific authorised health claim'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is Oatmeal Good for People with Diabetes?
This article looks at whether oatmeal is a good food for people with diabetes to eat. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 4, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

The whole grain goodness of modern and ancient grains
I grew up in the 70s and 80s, and every once in a while a TV commercial would tout a product with the “goodness of whole grains,” like it was some earth-shattering news that would make your mom floor it to the grocery store. Back then it probably was impressive, since many popular foods were loaded with refined grains and added sugar (I’m talking to you, spongy lunchbox treats and cereals with prizes inside the box). These days, it’s common knowledge that whole grains like oats and wheat are important for maintaining health: they raise “good” HDL cholesterol levels and lower “bad&r...
Source: New Harvard Health Information - June 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Heidi Godman Tags: Health Healthy Eating Heart Health Source Type: news

6 Dermatologist-Approved Ways To Soothe And Heal A Sunburn
6 Dermatologist-Approved Ways to Soothe and Heal a Sunburn June 10, 2016 by Annalise Mantz for Thrive Market San Diego, Calif., June 2010. Despite the gray skies, I'm lounging on the beach with three friends. We're determined to make the most out of a weekend trip -- gloomy weather or not. Three hours later, my whole body had turned a shade that could best be described as "lobster." And my friends weren't doing much better. Desperate for any kind of relief, I followed my mom's suggestion -- an ice bath. Ouch. While the polar plunge certainly didn't help in my case, my mom was on the right track, according to...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 15, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating THIS for breakfast could ‘destroy’ bad cholesterol and prevent heart attacks
EATING food rich in barley such as porridge can prevent heart attacks and strokes by destroying bad cholesterol, according to scientists. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 9, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Malawi’s Drought Leaves Millions High and Dry
Felistas Ngoma, 72, from Nkhamenya in the Kasungu District of Malawi, prepares nsima in her kitchen. Credit: Charity Chimungu Phiri/IPSBy Charity Chimungu PhiriBLANTYRE, May 27 2016 (IPS)It’s Saturday, market day at the popular Bvumbwe market in Thyolo district. About 40 kilometers away in Chiradzulu district, a vegetable vendor and mother of five, Esnart Nthawa, 35, has woken up at three a.m. to prepare for the journey to the market.The day before, she went about her village buying tomatoes and okra from farmers, which she has safely packed in her dengu (woven basket). Now she’s just waiting for a hired bicycl...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 27, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Charity Chimungu Phiri Tags: Advancing Deserts Africa Aid Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Natura Source Type: news

What Your Favorite Exercise Teachers Eat Every Day
After a tough exercise class, many people find themselves crawling toward the nearest source of food and hoovering up anything in sight. But imagine doing that exhausting exercise class two, three or four more times in one day. That’s what your favorite teachers and trainers do to help keep you motivated. Not only do they have to show you proper moves, but they also sweat (and even suffer) alongside you to inspire you to give it everything you’ve got, just like they do. Of course, it takes a lot of food to fuel all of that activity. HuffPost Lifestyle asked master trainers from five major gyms and boutique exer...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Your Favorite Exercise Teachers Eat Every Day
After a tough exercise class, many people find themselves crawling toward the nearest source of food and hoovering up anything in sight. But imagine doing that exhausting exercise class two, three or four more times in one day. That’s what your favorite teachers and trainers do to help keep you motivated. Not only do they have to show you proper moves, but they also sweat (and even suffer) alongside you to inspire you to give it everything you’ve got, just like they do. Of course, it takes a lot of food to fuel all of that activity. HuffPost Lifestyle asked master trainers from five major gyms and boutique exer...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - May 20, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

7-Eleven Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanut in Fresh Fully Baked Chocolate Chunk, Sugar and Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
7-Eleven, Inc. of Irving, TX is recalling fully baked chocolate chunk, sugar and oatmeal raisin cookies produced by CSM Bakery Solutions frozen cookie pucks because they may contain undeclared peanut. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 29, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Banana oatmeal pancakes
(Source: MayoClinic.com Recipe of the Day)
Source: MayoClinic.com Recipe of the Day - April 22, 2016 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

EXCLUSIVE: Quaker instant oatmeal and Silk non-GMO soy milk found contaminated with alarming levels of glyphosate weed killer... and they're not even GMO!
(NaturalNews) According to glyphosate laboratory testing conducted at Microbe Inotech Laboratories, Inc., in St. Louis, the Quaker Instant Oatmeal (Strawberries and Cream) sample tested at the lab contains an astonishing 1,327.1 ppb (parts per billion) of glyphosate weed killer.The... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EXCLUSIVE: Quaker instant oatmeal and Silk non-GMO soy creamer found contaminated with alarming levels of glyphosate weed killer... and they're not even GMO!
(NaturalNews) According to glyphosate laboratory testing conducted at Microbe Inotech Laboratories, Inc., in St. Louis, the Quaker Instant Oatmeal (Strawberries and Cream) sample tested at the lab contains an astonishing 1,327.1 ppb (parts per billion) of glyphosate weed killer.The... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Is How To Raise A Morning Person
No matter how quickly you get yourself ready each day, kids can still make or break a morning schedule in a busy home. And though research has shown that there may be a genetic component to whether your child grows up to be a morning person or a night owl, the unavoidable fact is that school schedules demand that kids be up and out the door early. And kids who are sleepy, distracted or hungry can make already stressful mornings even more so, not to mention that their drowsiness can adversely affect their performance in the classroom. But mornings don’t have to be such a chore. We partnered with The Quaker Oats Compa...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 6, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Have we Been Hooked on Micronutrients in our Search for the Solution to Stunting?
Co-author Richard D. Semba, Johns Hopkins University Today, some 160 million children under five years of age don't get the food and nutrients that their bodies need for optimal growth and development. One hundred and sixty million children that are likely to remain trapped in a vicious cycle of malnutrition and poverty. No wonder the 'new' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have 'no poverty' and 'zero hunger' as the first and second of the 17 Global Goals. This makes the eradication of malnutrition, with a special focus on children, a top priority for countries as they turn the SDGs into actions. To support the SDGs,...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - April 1, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news