Flexitarianism is considered a semi-vegetarian diet, where lentils, beans, peas, nuts and seeds make up most of one’s protein intake, yet meat is enjoyed occasionally.1 The diet is believed to reduce one’s carbon footprint while improving overall health.
The human brain develops rapidly during the first 2 years of life and it has been found that nutritional factors play a significant role in healthy brain growth and cognitive development.
Could the gut microbiome hold the key to mental health?
World Microbiome Day celebrates all things microbial (microorganism characteristics, including a bacterium that causes disease or fermentation) to highlight the importance of microbes across the world.
As Food Allergies (FAs) are on the increase across the developing world, Africa is in search of treatment and prevention methods.
International No Diet Day was celebrated on 6 May 2021, raising awareness around body acceptance and the need to normalise body diversity.
“Becoming a parent is one of life’s greatest experiences, but it is seldom easy. Parenting comes with many challenges. Every day is unique, and the experience can be both amazing and overwhelming.”
– Anne Dattilo, PhD
A healthy diet not only protects against overnutrition and malnutrition. It also protects us against noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes, cancer and heart disease