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Thai food festival at Amari Dhaka

Dhaka, November 2019 – Amari Dhaka is bringing the festive tastes of Thailand for Dhaka city dwellers and food enthusiasts. Prepared by Thai culinary maestro and Amari’s newly appointed new Thai Chef Nong from 21st till 30th November 2019 at Amari Dhaka. Read More »

Buy one get one free pizza at Amari Dhaka

Dhaka, Bangladesh – Cascade at Amari Dhaka has been offering innovative delicacies made from the freshest ingredients available which are enjoyably delicious. Now, it is unveiling a brand new tempting offer that will amaze food enthusiasts and everyone alike – presenting ‘Buy One Get One Free Pizza at Cascade’. Considered as the best deal in town by many, Buy One ... Read More »

Organic diets significantly reduce pesticide exposure in humans

Diet is a primary source of pesticide exposure. 2016 data from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pesticide Residue Monitoring Program show that approximately 47% of domestic food and 49% of imported foods sampled had detectable pesticide residues. A study published in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Research (Item 1) investigated the impact of an organic diet intervention on levels ... Read More »

Celebrating the Mediterranean diet

Danielle Nierenberg This month, as eaters across the Northern Hemisphere start the grilling and picnic season, we’re celebrating International Mediterranean Diet Month as a reminder to eat to protect health and the planet this summer. Praised by doctors, scientists, and chefs alike, the Mediterranean Diet is better for mind, body, and planetary health. Emphasizing plant-based, nutrient-rich ingredients and limiting meat ... Read More »

12 Children’s books to grow future food leaders

Danielle Nierenberg Let me start by quickly asking you for your support this Christmas. We need only 25 more new Food Tank members to hit our goal for the year. All new members will get a free copy of my new book Nourished Planet and a free ticket to any Food Tank event of their choice, anywhere.  Read More »

Tackling new frontiers in malnutrition: Overweight and obesity

Guest blog by Judith Hodge, independent consultant on global food and nutrition security, based in the UK, and one of the editors of the Nourishing Millions book. Why there’s a chapter on obesity in Nourishing Millions It’s taken some time but the nutrition community is finally talking about undernutrition and overnutrition in the same breath. In other words, talk is ... Read More »

Measure of food waste aims to put more on plates

A third of all food is spoiled or thrown away worldwide as it moves from where it is produced to where it is eaten. A new global standard for measuring food loss and waste will help countries and companies step up efforts to store, transport and consume food more efficiently, its backers said on Monday. Around one third of all ... Read More »

Build healthy, sustainable food systems to fight malnutrition

Kuala Lumpur(IPS/Jomo Kwame Sundaram) – Creating healthy and sustainable food systems is key to overcoming hunger and all forms of malnutrition (undernourishment, micro-nutrient deficiencies, obesity) around the world. Food production has tripled since 1945 while average food availability per person has risen by 40 per cent. Current food systems are not delivering well on ensuring healthy diets for all. We ... Read More »