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Hidden Hunger closer to home?

A recent Europe-wide study extracted the percentage of healthy people below the EAR (Estimated Average Requirement) from various national surveys. The EAR is the daily intake value estimated to meet the requirement in half of apparently healthy individuals in a … Read the full article

Balancing Nutrition with the Environment

In an ideal world, everyone would have access to a diet that was nutrient-rich as well as environmentally sustainable. French researchers have shown, however, that it is hard to integrate the nutritional quality, affordability, environmental impact and sustainability of a … Read the full article

Sight and Life: a history

The humanitarian crisis triggered by the Ethiopian Civil War of the mid-1980s prompted a relationship between Hoffman-La Roche and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health that gave birth to the ‘Task Force SIGHT AND LIFE’. Recent research into the … Read the full article