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Herbalife Nutrition Hosts 6th Annual Nutrition Industry Scientific Summit

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 17 gennaio 2019

Herbalife Nutrition (NYSE: HLF), a premier global nutrition company whose purpose is to make the world healthier and happier, today hosted the 6th annual nutrition industry scientific summit, in Torrance, California. At the summit, industry experts and those from academia shared information and new strategies on a broad range of nutrition-related topics, including developments in botanical identification, manufacturing quality control, the science of gut health, and the Food Safety Modernization Act.”Our continued investment in technology, research and manufacturing quality, further strengthens our position as a nutrition industry leader and helps set industry standards,” said Dr. John Agwunobi, Co-President and Chief Health and Nutrition Officer, Herbalife Nutrition.Herbalife Nutrition quality control analytical scientist, Dr. Zhengfei Lu and Dr. Steven Newmaster, professor of Botany & Genomics at the University of Guelph, Canada, demonstrated a botanical DNA field-testing device and discussed methodologies that could help all manufacturers accurately identify botanicals. Additionally, Herbalife Nutrition announced that Dr. Lu’s paper has been accepted for publishing in the peer reviewed Journal of AOAC International. The paper, “Single Laboratory Validation of a Two-Tiered DNA Barcoding Method for Raw Botanical Identification,” describes how the new technology aides in the quality control of manufactured nutrition products. After publication, it will be available as an open access article via the organization’s web page: http://aoac.publisher.ingentaconnect.com/content/aoac/jaoac.Dr. David Heber, Chairman of the Herbalife Nutrition Institute and Founding Director of the Center for Human Nutrition at the University of California, Los Angeles, shared insights into the human microbiome, the new science behind its relationship with botanicals, and how a healthy microbiome directly links to people’s health and happiness.In addition to a presentation on scientific advances and innovations, attendees received a regulatory update on the Food Safety Modernization Act from Darryl Sullivan, AOAC/Eurofins. Dr. Kristy Appelhans, senior director of Global Consumer Safety, and Joyce Cao, senior analyst of Global Consumer Safety at Herbalife Nutrition provided an important overview of frameworks for best practices in post-market consumer safety and product quality monitoring.

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ExpoSalus and Nutrition

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 25 ottobre 2018

Roma si terrà dall’8 all’11 novembre alla Fiera di Roma. Sarà un punto di incontro tra 22 società scientifiche, Università, enti di ricerca e Associazioni dei pazienti per parlare d salute, benessere e qualità di vita. 4 giorni tra check-up ed eventi per parlare di medicina del futuro e di gestione della salute. Si affronteranno i temi della prevenzione, della razionalizzazione delle risorse e della collaborazione tra operatori sanitari, pazienti e cittadini, ponendo possibile soluzioni. In una era in cui il progresso scientifico e tecnologico sta modificando velocemente il mondo della salute, cambia anche il ruolo del medico e dell’operatore sanitario. C’è bisogno quindi di un confronto e di una formazione continua e uno scambio di saperi tra i diversi professionisti che lavorano in sanità per far si che le nuove pratiche diventino “virali” su tutto il territorio. Si parlerà del ruolo del Big Data nella sanità, le nuove frontiere dell’ intelligenza artificiale le sfide della robotica e della realtà virtuale. 4 giorni aperti ai giovani: sarà dato Spazio alle scuole e agli studenti universitari. L’informazione ai cittadini passerà attraverso il Teatro Salus al padiglione 9 in un viaggio attraverso la salute tra presente e futuro. A disposizione dei cittadini anche postazioni di organizzazioni sanitarie, laboratori, associazioni di pazienti. Nella 4 giorni di Fiera saranno offerti gratuitamente consulti, visite e test diagnostici a tutti i visitatori.I temi della Nutrizione e della Dieta Mediterranea saranno il filo conduttore della manifestazione perché trasversali alla nostra salute.

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Europe Nutrition and Supplements Market Analysis Report

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 4 settembre 2018

By Function (Additional Supplements, Sports Nutrition, Medical Foods), By Formulation (Powder, Capsules, Soft Gel, Tablets, Liquid), By Age, and Segment Forecasts, 2018 – 2025″ report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.The Europe nutrition and supplements market is expected to reach USD 52.9 billion by 2025, exhibiting a CAGR of 5.9% during the forecast period.It is primarily driven by increasing awareness about healthy lifestyle, weight management, sports nutrition, healthy eating, and wellbeing.Growing geriatric population and surging healthcare costs in the region are among the key trends estimated to trigger market growth. Increasing health consciousness among consumers and rising willingness to spend on nutrition and dietary supplements are also projected to augur well for the growth of the market. Moreover, upswing in the number of distribution channels for nutraceuticals is poised to improve their accessibility, which will stimulate the growth of the market.Spiraling demand for nutraceuticals from consumers and growing emphasis on food content are also anticipated to escalate the growth of the market. In terms of age group, the adult segment dominated the market in 2016 owing to presence of a large target population in the region.
However, the children segment is likely to witness the fastest growth with a CAGR of 7.5% over the forecast period owing to rising number of product launches for children & infants and expanding base of children suffering from malnutrition. According to European Commission, 51 million children under 5 years of age are affected by malnutrition and it is one of the main causes of 45.0% of deaths in this age group.Additional supplements are further segmented into dietary supplements & functional foods. Dietary supplements are expected to register a higher CAGR during the forecast period. These include vitamins, minerals, enzymes, amino acids, and others. Enzyme-based dietary supplements are estimated to experience the fastest growth with a CAGR of 10.0% over the forecast period.Some of the prominent players operating in this market are Amway; Bayer AG; Sanofi; Abbott; Nestle; Pfizer, Inc.; General Nutrition Centers, Inc.; and LivaNova PLC

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Nutrition advice aimed at children also improves parents’ diets

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 22 luglio 2017

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Sophia Antipolis. Nutrition advice aimed at children also improves parents’ diets, according to research published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. “Diets high in unsaturated fat and low in saturated fat have been associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular events and death in adults,” said lead author Dr Johanna Jaakkola, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Turku, Finland. “Very little is known about the long-term effects of nutrition advice for children on the diets and health of parents.” The longitudinal randomised Special Turku Coronary Risk Factor Intervention Project (STRIP) decreased the saturated fat intake and improved the cardiovascular health of children by recommending foods rich in unsaturated, instead of saturated, fat.The current study examined whether the long-term dietary intervention focused on children was also associated with parental dietary intake and cardiometabolic risk factors over two decades of follow-up.The primary results of the STRIP study have been previously reported.2,3 Briefly, the study included 1 107 infants and their parents who were recruited from well baby clinics in Turku, Finland, between 1989 and 1992. Families were randomly assigned to the dietary intervention (562) or control (545) groups.The intervention group received dietary counselling at least once a year by a nutritionist from the child’s age of eight months to the age of 20 years. Counselling was first given only to the parents, and from the age of seven years, the children were also met alone. The main focus of the dietary intervention was to reduce the child’s intake of saturated fat and concomitantly increase the child’s unsaturated fat intake.As previously reported, the repeated dietary counselling led to decreased saturated fat intake in the intervention children, and lower serum low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol concentration from infancy until 19 years of age. For the current study, parental dietary intake was assessed by a one-day food record biennially from the child’s age of nine to 19 years. Weight, height, blood pressure, serum lipids, glucose and insulin of the parents were measured repeatedly from the child’s age of seven months until 20 years.The investigators found that the child-oriented dietary counselling increased the intake of polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats and decreased the saturated fat intake of intervention mothers and fathers compared to control parents between the child’s ages of nine and 19 years.In addition, the child-oriented dietary counselling tended to decrease serum total and LDL concentrations in intervention mothers compared to control mothers. There was a similar trend in fathers but it was not statistically significant.Dr Jaakkola said: “The child-oriented dietary intervention contributed advantageously to the parental diet in the long-term and tended to reflect lipid concentrations, particularly in mothers. Presumably all family members eat the same foods and thus child-oriented dietary counselling also affects parents’ diets.”“Dietary intake may have been more strongly associated with maternal than paternal serum lipids because mothers might have more actively participated in the study and complied better with the diet,” she continued. “There is also the possibility that the improvement in the fathers’ diets was not strong enough to cause a statistically significant difference in serum lipids.”Dr Jaakkola concluded: “Our study emphasises that long-term dietary counselling directed at children may be an efficient way to also improve the diets of parents. These findings could be used to plan public health counselling programmes.”

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Impatto ambientale del cibo

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 3 marzo 2015

Barilla Forum on Food and NutritionFondazione Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) condivide le linee guida degli esperti americani, che per la prima volta dal 1980 considerano l’impatto ambientale del cibo, consigliando un’alimentazione ricca di frutta, verdura e cereali e con poca carne. Il documento degli esperti americani conferma, dunque, il modello della Doppia piramide alimentare-ambientale promosso da BCFN.
BCFN accoglie con soddisfazione che anche Assocarni, Assica e Unaitalia appoggino il modello della dieta mediterranea (che si basa su un più ampio consumo di frutta, verdura e cereali e limita il consumo di carne), come si evince dallo studio della “Clessidra ambientale” presentato dalle tre associazioni il 24 febbraio all’interno del progetto “Carni sostenibili”.
Esprime però dubbi su questo modello della Clessidra Ambientale, fondato sui valori nutrizionali auspicati e raccomandati dall’INRAN, che sono lontani dai valori attuali di consumo: per le carni, ad esempio, nel loro stesso studio il consumo reale medio è stimato in circa 600 grammi alla settimana rispetto ai 400 raccomandati.

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History of nutrition

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 1 ottobre 2013

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University College, south side, University of Toronto (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Toronto Thursday, October 10, 2013 Health Sciences Building Auditorium, HS610 155 College Street University of Toronto. International bilateral cooperation between Italy and Canada in scientific research and technology innovation is one of the priorities of Italy’s foreign policy, in order to ensure, through Italian know‐how, the country’s competitive abilities and the development of advanced production industries. The goal of this meeting of experts is to highlight Canada’s excellent capabilities in nutrition, as well as Italian areas of excellence in nutrition, food packaging, genomics, traceability, and the history of nutrition. Another aim is to increase awareness of the Canadian and Italian scientific communities, with a view to promoting innovation development at the international level and further enhancing bilateral cooperation between Italian and Canadian research centres and universities in a European context.

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Rising Chronic Disease and a Gender Gap in Health Take a Growing Toll in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 5 settembre 2013

Washington, Men in Eastern Europe and Central Asia are more likely to die prematurely than women, a trend driven by rising levels of chronic diseases connected to alcohol use, poor diets, and smoking.In the region, the number of years of healthy life lost because of ischemic heart disease, or coronary artery disease, increased 18% between 1990 and 2010, cirrhosis 82%, and diabetes 11%. Alcohol use disorders also increased by 11% and cause more early deaths and disability than two decades ago.While women saw their mortality rates decline over four decades, men in some age groups have experienced increases in mortality and others have seen little or no progress. For men aged 25 to 29, mortality rates were nearly the same in 2010 as they were in 1970, despite improvements for men globally in this age group. For men aged 45 to 59, mortality rose between 1970 and 2010, and researchers attribute this in large part to rising levels of alcohol use.
Although communicable, newborn, nutritional, and maternal causes have decreased in number, health loss from these diseases still persists in certain countries across the region, such as in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan. “The rapid shifts in disease burden place poor people in low- and middle-income countries at high risk of not having access to appropriate services and incurring payments for health care that push them deeper into poverty,” said Timothy Evans, Director of Health, Nutrition and Population at the World Bank Group. “The data in these new reports are critical inputs to the efforts of policymakers in countries towards universal health coverage that aim to improve the health of their people, communities, and economies.”
The World Bank commissioned the first GBD analysis as part of its World Development Report 1993. Earlier this year, IHME presented GBD 2010 findings in meetings hosted by the World Bank. Bank officials saw how the GBD analysis could be applied to the Bank’s work in specific countries and began working with IHME on six regional reports.
The report also identifies the leading causes of disability in the region. Mental disorders such as depression and anxiety as well as low back pain, neck pain, and other musculoskeletal disorders contributed most to increasing levels of disability throughout Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Murray and his co-authors also call on countries to address the leading risk factors that cause the most disability and premature death. Dietary risks, high blood pressure, alcohol use, smoking, high BMI, and physical inactivity were all leading risk factors that contributed to increasing levels of mortality between 1990 and 2010. Household air pollution, iron deficiency, and suboptimal breast feeding caused the most illness in children.“Each country in Eastern Europe and Central Asia faces unique challenges brought on by changing risk factors,” said Heidi Larson, IHME’s Director of European Initiatives. “For policymakers, it will be critical to use these local data to develop solutions that work for each country while improving health in the region as a whole.”

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Exercising and Dieting Not Enough to Stop UK Obesity Freight Train – Dr Berardi

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 22 maggio 2012

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What scientists call “Overweight” changes with our knowledge of human health (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Bradford, England, (PRNewswire) A leading nutritional expert has called for more to be done by influential figures within the UK health and fitness industry after branding worrying obesity and diabetes levels as “freight trains running out of control”. Dr John Berardi, who was recently in the UK attending the FitPro convention, is a prominent researcher in the field of exercise and nutritional science and he believes a greater emphasis needs to be placed on engaging with and educating people of all ages on the benefits of eating healthy and exercising on a regular basis. Nearly a third of all children in the UK are now believed to be classified as overweight and just over a quarter of adults in England were classified as obese in 2010, highlighting how a major cultural problem is escalating. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Predator Nutrition founder Reggie Johal, Dr Berardi said: “While the health and fitness industry in the UK always impresses me, as a health and fitness culture, the UK is doing just about as poorly as we are in North America. “Personally, I split my time between the US and Canada, living part of the year in each country. And whether it’s the US, Canada, or the UK, we’re all struggling. Obesity and diabetes seem like freight trains running out of control. “Of course, that’s not a fitness industry thing. Instead, it has everything to do with the combination of sedentary labor, few natural opportunities for exercise and movement, huge access to high calorie, processed foods, and a tremendous amount of personal stress. “Just telling people to eat less and exercise more doesn’t work. Sure, it theoretically could work. But it can be damn hard for some people to get moving in this direction.”And the problem isn’t necessarily willpower. I know that’s hard to understand at first. But once you have a family to take care of, become a full-time member of a sedentary work force, and become responsible for meeting the needs of either young children or aging parents – and you have to do it all on a limited budget – does it become apparent why this is so hard for people.”That’s why I’m so passionate about reaching people where they’re at. Honestly, the obesity epidemic isn’t going to be solved by the fitness industry unless we reimagine what it is we do. Because, right now, the industry is confined to the four walls of gyms and health clubs.”It’s only when we’re willing reach out beyond fitness club walls and engage people at home, in their workplaces, and in the other places they spend time, that we’ll really have the impact we hope to.” Predator Nutrition is a prominent UK sports nutrition retailer. Follow them on Twitter and Facebook, and circle them on Google+ to receive news of the latest offers and money-saving deals.

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Predator Nutrition Tackles Africa in Charity Football

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 7 gennaio 2012

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Bradford, England. Predator Nutrition, one of the UK’s leading providers of training supplements like fat burners and creatine, raised £762 and invaluable awareness for HIV education organisation, Tackle Africa, with a charity football tournament in Leeds in December. The sports supplements provider pulled together two groups of four five-a-side teams, made up of business partners and close friends and family of Predator Nutrition supplements company, to compete for the tournament title. The result, as it turned out, was a hotly contested affair that went down to the wire. The eight teams, namely, 26, Branded3, Prodigious Accident Management, Predator A, Predator B, Champagne Direct, Sunny’s Delights and the Yorkshire Lions, set Soccer City alight as they battled it out for the title. A hard-fought competition finally culminated in a dramatic penalty shootout win for Yorkshire Lions, who had reached the final after beating Predator A in the semi-final. Predator B went on to win the Plate Final on an altogether thrilling day for charity. All of the teams involved managed to raise a collective £762 for Tackle Africa on Predator Nutrition’s Just Giving page, which will all go towards bringing HIV education to young people across Africa through the universal language of football. Tackle Africa endeavours to eradicate the risk of HIV and AIDS to those at most risk in Africa by raising awareness and understanding across the continent. Predator Nutrition is a sports supplement retailer and wholesaler based in Leeds in West Yorkshire. The company is fronted by ex-Great Britain American Football international, Reggie Johal, and has become one of the UK’s leading supplements providers just three years after it was founded in 2008.Both organisations would like to thank all those who played a part in raising the cash for the charity in a wholly successful afternoon.

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Predator Nutrition Tackles Africa in Charity Football Tournament

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 6 gennaio 2012

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Bradford, England Predator Nutrition, one of the UK’s leading providers of training supplements like fat burners and creatine, raised £762 and invaluable awareness for HIV education organisation, Tackle Africa, with a charity football tournament in Leeds in December. The sports supplements provider pulled together two groups of four five-a-side teams, made up of business partners and close friends and family of Predator Nutrition supplements company, to compete for the tournament title. The result, as it turned out, was a hotly contested affair that went down to the wire. The eight teams, namely, 26, Branded3, Prodigious Accident Management, Predator A, Predator B, Champagne Direct, Sunny’s Delights and the Yorkshire Lions, set Soccer City alight as they battled it out for the title. A hard-fought competition finally culminated in a dramatic penalty shootout win for Yorkshire Lions, who had reached the final after beating Predator A in the semi-final. Predator B went on to win the Plate Final on an altogether thrilling day for charity. All of the teams involved managed to raise a collective £762 for Tackle Africa on Predator Nutrition’s Just Giving page, which will all go towards bringing HIV education to young people across Africa through the universal language of football. Tackle Africa endeavours to eradicate the risk of HIV and AIDS to those at most risk in Africa by raising awareness and understanding across the continent. Predator Nutrition is a sports supplement retailer and wholesaler based in Leeds in West Yorkshire. The company is fronted by ex-Great Britain American Football international, Reggie Johal, and has become one of the UK’s leading supplements providers just three years after it was founded in 2008. Both organisations would like to thank all those who played a part in raising the cash for the charity in a wholly successful afternoon.

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Five-day DDGS Nutrition Short Course

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 21 ottobre 2011

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October 30–November 5: Nutritionists from Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and the Dominican Republic will participate in a five-day DDGS Nutrition Short Course at Kansas State University’s International Grains Program. This program is set up to complement the Buyers Conference that will be conducted in Panama City, Panama on October 18th. Participants will learn to formulate co-products into their livestock rations.

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To fewer child deaths and improves economy

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 30 giugno 2011

Bishkek. Despite improvements in the past decade, 22 per cent of all deaths among children under-five in the Kyrgyz Republic are still caused by undernutrition, according to a report launched today. Besides the loss of lives, the burden of undernutrition in the Kyrgyz Republic is also substantial in economic terms: estimated to be US$32 million annually. Scaling up nutrition interventions, therefore, is crucial to prevent loss of children`s lives and is a strategic economic investment with high returns, according to the Situational Analysis – Improving Economic Outcomes by Expanding Nutrition Programming in the Kyrgyz Republic. The report was released at a meeting jointly organized by the Ministry of Health, UNICEF and the World Bank.
In Kyrgyzstan, three-quarters of the country’s salt is iodized and ten percent of wheat is fortified. But further is needed:
• Iodizing all salt sold will reduce iodine deficiency resulting in a US$500,000 annual benefit due to increased worker productivity.
• Fortifying all of the country’s flour with iron, folic acid, and other B vitamins will improve the quality of the diet. The government’s efforts to fortify wheat flour as a public health intervention needs to be further supported.
“At least US$6.2 million of the country’s economic losses from undernutrition can be prevented by scaling up existing nutrition programs in the Kyrgyz Republic,” said Tamer Rabie, a World Bank Senior Health Specialist. “Development partners need to capitalize on the successes achieved by the Government and assist it in its scaling up of programs such as salt iodization and flour fortification,” he added. Good nutritional practices includes exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months, timely introduction of adequate complementary feeding, increasing vitamin and mineral intake, as well as addressing severe acute malnutrition in children. The international development community has recognized the need to scale up nutrition interventions; the potential for public-private partnerships, and there is consensus around a common framework for action.

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Pd: Forum agricoltura

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 16 ottobre 2010

«Un coordinamento globale delle politiche agroalimentari per un consumo, e un mercato, sempre più responsabili. Ne abbiamo bisogno perché questo settore, che rappresenta un enorme bacino di ricchezza e benessere per l’Italia e per tutti i paesi europei, rischia di disperdere le proprie risorse con il crescere dei consumi e dei fabbisogni personali. Negli ultimi anni nulla è stato fatto in questo senso. L’ex ministro dell’Agricoltura, Luca Zaia, è stato del tutto assente dai tavoli decisionali, e fino a oggi abbiamo assistito a coordinamenti localizzati, non sufficienti a gestire le crisi dei diversi mercati agricoli. Nemmeno l’attuale ministro dell’agricoltura, Giancarlo Galan, sembra stia mettendo in piedi politiche comuni di coordinamento. Non è pensabile che in un mercato globalizzato non si pensi a un tavolo di programmazione che vada oltre i nostri confini. È Il futuro dell’agroalimentare a chiederlo e Galan deve svegliarsi». Così Ernesto Carbone, coordinatore del Forum Agricoltura del Partito Democratico, dal sito di TrecentoSessanta, l’Associazione che fa riferimento a Enrico Letta, a margine del dibattito pubblico sul rapporto tra cibo e sostenibilità organizzato a Bruxelles dalla Fondazione Barilla Center for food & nutrition.

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Nutrition forum in Rome

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 2 giugno 2010

The historic Nutrition Forum held at the Campidoglio in the heart of Rome demonstrates the commitment of global leaders and experts from all sectors to unite to put nutrition at the top of the global agenda in the run-up to the G8 and G20 meetings in Canada later this month. We now have the burden of knowledge.  Recent studies show that malnutrition in the first two years of life can lead to irreversible damage to children’s minds and bodies.  We have also learned that malnutrition can be passed through malnourished pregnant mothers, with their children at high risk of dying before their fifth birthday. The good news is that there are proven, cost-effective solutions.  WFP’s approach of delivering the right food at the right time in the right place is one of those solutions. The burden of knowledge compels us to act together – governments, agencies, and international experts – to scale up nutrition and to improve the lives of millions of children.  The Nutrition Forum was the first in a series WFP is hosting with Rome to reinforce the city as the world capital in the fight against hunger, based on a recently signed partnership between WFP and the City of Rome authorities.

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Global hunger and humanitarian needs

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 14 giugno 2009

Rome – The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Josette Sheeran, has urged G8 Development Ministers meeting today in Italy, to remember the needs of the world’s hungriest people and continue to support WFP, which depends entirely on voluntary donations. “We must not forget the urgent hunger needs around the world, or cut back on support for hungry people.  The world’s most vulnerable are being hit by the combined effects of the global financial downturn and stubbornly high food prices in many developing world markets.  Hunger can lead to dangerous destabilisation, and impact global peace and security.” “With one in six people going hungry, one child dying every six seconds, and 80 per cent of Sub-Saharan African countries facing higher food prices than a year ago, the poor and the hungry are facing one of the biggest crises in our lifetimes.  It is critical for the world to remember that hunger will have a permanent impact on children and we may lose a generation unless they have adequate access to nutrition during this crisis.” “After the Great Depression, the world created institutions, including World Food Programme, which should expand – not contract – when times are bad.  Global food aid is at a 20 year low and we must meet urgent needs to avoid an unprecedented humanitarian crisis.    At this moment of dramatically growing need, it would be wrong to cut our funding. We have proven our ability to scale up when the world calls on us and equips us with the means to do so.  We have also shown that we can do this in a way that supports recipient nations’ own long term development strategies to tackle hunger.”

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