All news articles for May 24, 2013

Disease-related malnutrition can be avoided by better delievery of food and key nutrients to those in need, yet still risks health and costs governments billions every year

Special edition: Battling malnutrition

Malnutrition in hospital: Avoidable ... but not a priority?

By Nathan Gray

The majority of older patients admitted to hospital are malnourished or at risk of becoming malnourished. Yet the increased health risks and spiralling healthcare costs associated with this global problem are largely avoidable.

Photo © Matt Dayka / Vitamin Angels

Combating 'hidden hunger' with Vitamin Angels

By Stephen Daniells

Vitamin Angels is combating hidden hunger by helping children under five, pregnant women and new mothers gain access to lifesaving and life changing micronutrients. Check out this photo gallery to learn more about the causes of hidden hunger and see the...

Time for mandatory folic acid fortification to go truly global?

Special edition: Battling malnutrition

Time for mandatory folic acid fortification to go truly global?

By Shane Starling

Food fortification with neural tube defect (NTD)-reducing folic acid is mandatory in 75 nations, but concerns over cancer and other health issues mean Europe lags far behind  – a situation that needs to change and quickly, says DSM thinktank, sightandlife.

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