Tuesday, March 28, 2017
FOOD AND DRINKS

FOOD AND DRINKS

Every 10 minutes one Yemeni child dies of malnutrition and other illness caused by hunger

Two years into the Yemeni conflict, children continue to suffer the consequences and will soon succumb to starvation without prompt humanitarian assistance and viable efforts to bring peace to the war-ravaged country, UNICEF said in a report entitled ‘Falling through the Cracks.’ ______ Nearly half a...

Emails released as part of a federal lawsuit show Monsanto tried to ‘ghostwrite’ research

Emails released as part of a federal lawsuit against Monsanto suggest the agriculture supplier cozied up to an EPA regulator and sought to whitewash studies to ignore potential cancer-causing effects of an herbicide found in weed-killer. ______ NPR reports the emails show the company asked scientists...

Eating vegetables will lower psychological stress, new research from the University of Sydney suggests

It's no surprise that eating vegetables is good for you, but new research out on Thursday from the University of Sydney suggests it will lower psychological stress too. ______ The study surveyed 60,000 Australians aged 45 or older and examined the subjects intake of fruit and...

Avoid immediately these Cancer causing foods you are eating every day

Do you know that your diet can cause and sometimes prevent cancer? That’s right, some foods CAN increase the risk of cancer because of the compounds. ______ While some pose a small risk, other foods contain potentially dangerous, carcinogenic compounds. Take a look at 10 foods you eat...

Almost 1.4 million children could die this year from famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan & Yemen, UNICEF warns

Almost 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition could die this year from famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the UN children's agency said Monday. ______ In Yemen, where war has been raging for nearly two years, 462,000 children are suffering from acute malnutrition...

EU and Russia to ban chemicals that killing honey bee population – but US still refuse it

While the European Union and Russia is moving very fast to ban the chemicals that are killing the honey bee population, not so America. ______ Officials at the Department of Agriculture in Washington are refusing to act on a request to restrict a certain class...

U.N. appealed for $2.1 bn to provide food in Yemen after 12 million people faced the threat of famine

The United Nations said on Wednesday that 12 million people in Yemen faced the threat of famine brought on by two years of civil war and the situation was rapidly deteriorating. ______ It appealed for $2.1 billion to provide food and other life-saving aid, saying that...

Bombs instead of food: Conflict has driven Yemen to the brink of famine

Conflict has driven Yemen to the brink of famine. Few areas have been hit harder than al-Hudaydah, where many people are now bereft of hope. ______ Broom-maker Taie al-Nahari is kneeling on the sand, shirtless, outside his thatched hut in al-Qaza village in Yemen’s al-Hudaydah governorate....

8 incredible reasons to stop buying bottled water immediately

8 incredible reasons to stop buying bottled water immediately
How much are you honestly ready to spend on something that is free or very cheap? Why spend at all on something which is free right? Well we buy bottled water. ______ In the developed world, tap water is very safe to drink and at times...

Fast Food packaging contains cancer-causing chemicals: new study says

Here’s another thing to worry about at a fast food restaurant: the packaging. That wrapping paper and paper containers that hold your burgers, fries, burritos, etc. can be bad for your health. ______ But as long as you don’t stuff the materials up your nose, you should...

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