Five major challenges to avoid food crunch

Growing population and an increasing poverty gap are major challenges for global food security especially when the issue of biofuels produced from crops is introduced. According to Tahereh Alavi Hojjat of DeSales University, in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, governments around the world must address five major challenges if we are not to see an enormous […]

Anti-inflammatory food

Education regarding lifestyle, diet and exercise might be the key to avoiding chronic inflammation. “A comprehensive food-based strategy for reducing inflammation and thus reducing the incidence and severity of a large array of chronic illnesses and declining health is supported by a large and growing volume of scientific investigations,” US researchers suggest. They outline the […]

World population 7 billion today (or next April)

UPDATE: There are officially now 7 billion people on the planet. You can see them all here – http://www.7billionworld.com/ This is, of course, just a best guess, and I demand a recount! The United Nations estimates that the world population will reach 7 billion (that’s 7,000,000,000 even in the UK where the old definition of […]