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Reinventing Food for Humanity
Nutrition

Reinventing Food for Humanity

Articles Resource Center Reinventing Food for Humanity Over the years international nutrition activists have increasingly acknowledged access to adequate food, health, and nutritional care as essential human rights embedded in international human rights laws. The right to adequate food was first recognised as a fundamental human right in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948, which states that: “Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and wellbeing of himself and of his family, including access to food…”.This right eventually became legally binding, making it possible to define access to sufficient nutritional care as a basic human right. The respect for human dignity is understood as the right of a person to be treated ethically and to ...
Is Public Trust in Nutrition Science Eroding?
Nutrition

Is Public Trust in Nutrition Science Eroding?

Articles Resource CenterIs Public Trust in Nutrition Science Eroding? The perception among many researchers is that public trust in nutrition science is eroding. This insight contrasts with the view that public trust in science is a broad activity that has remained seemingly stable for almost 50 years and remains strong today.The loss of public confidence is likely a consequence of multiple factors, including:The growing complexity of modern science.The perception that experts are continuously changing assessments of available evidence.The repeated failures to uphold professional standards leading to a drop in scientific rigour.The growing polarisation of social and policy sectors in which science plays a prominent role.The democratisation of information which has...
Adding Flavour With More Herbs & Spices
Nutrition

Adding Flavour With More Herbs & Spices

Articles Resource Centre Adding Flavour With More Herbs & Spices A recent study by Andersen et al has confirmed what health professionals have always known!Using herbs and spices to add flavor to dishes can make it easier for families to make healthier eating choices.This study concentrated on those people who were already suffering from diseases of lifestyle i.e 88% of the sample suffered from hypertension, 63% from diabetes and had a mean BMI of 30.At the end of the second phase of the study, in which the intervention group was counselled.Given spices as well as cooking lessons, mean 24-h sodium excretion was significantly lower in the behavioral intervention than in the self-direction group (mean difference: - 956.8 mg/d) after sodium intake at scr...
Spicy Soya Mince with Samp Beans
Nutrition, Recipes

Spicy Soya Mince with Samp Beans

Articles Resource Centre Spicy Soya Mince with Samp Beans Knorrox Soya Mince is an ideal meal enhancer to add flavour and abundance to your pot. Add it to your menu this week. Soya is a good source of protein , Beans good source of fibre , For optimal uptake of iron from beans, combine with vitamin C rich foods like spinachKey ingredients :Mutton Soya/Rajah Mild & Spicy/KNX Chilli Beef Cubes onion, green pepper, samp & Beans Add :1 bunch Chopped Spinach/Pumpkin leavesGet the full recipe here. 
Pumpkin and Broad Bean Sishebo
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Pumpkin and Broad Bean Sishebo

Articles Resource Centre Pumpkin and Broad Bean Sishebo Pumpkin and Broad Beans are complimentary vegetables that bring heartiness to any meal.Cook up a storm with this recipe and let your meal have instant flavour with Knorrox Beef Stock Cubes.For optimal uptake of iron from beans, combine with vitamin C rich foods like tomatoes.Key ingredients :Rajah Mild & Spicy/KNX Beef Cubes (More meatiness, less salt)Onion, tomato, green pepper, pumpkin, broad beans.
A Flavoursome Chilli Lime Fish on a Bed of Rice
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A Flavoursome Chilli Lime Fish on a Bed of Rice

Articles Resource Centre A Flavoursome Chilli Lime Fish on a Bed of Rice Packed full of protein and layered in a fresh fennel, chilli and balsamic vegetable medley, this fantastic-tasting lime fish recipe is a perfect light family favourite that will fill bellies and please palates. Nutritious and served on a bountiful bed of rice – you can’t go wrong with this delicious dish.Per serving – 1078 kJ/ 13.5g Fat/ 2.5g Sat fat/ 175mg Na/ 3.7g sugar/ 8.2g Carbohydrate/ 2.4g fibre/ 27.8g protein.Read more here
The Power of Breakfast in Childhood!
Education, Lifestyle, Nutrition

The Power of Breakfast in Childhood!

Articles Resource Centre The Power of Breakfast in Childhood! The evidence is unequivocal; eating breakfast in childhood can help prevent a plethora of lifestyle diseases and can generally promote well-being. Almost 1 in 5 children under the age between the ages 2-5 are overweight in South Africa1. The same proportion of children between the ages 10-14 years in the same study, never have breakfast1.A regular breakfast including oat-, barley-, or psyllium-based cereals is associated with a reduced risk of abnormal lipid profiles, high blood pressure or heart disease. Indeed, large systematic reviews children showed children who that habitually eat breakfast are less likely to be overweight 2,3 Other benefits include better blood glucose control, less insul...
Knorr’s Guide to Cooking with More Vegetables
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Knorr’s Guide to Cooking with More Vegetables

Articles Resource Centre Knorr’s Guide to Cooking with More Vegetables At Knorr, we love creating great recipes so you can give your family wonderful meals that they love. Your family’s health should not be compromised for convenience.Add FlavourVegetables naturally have a lot of flavour. However, we know that sometimes vegetables are not the tastiest food everyone has ever eaten. So how about adding more flavour to make them tastier? All it takes is herbs, spices and Knorr seasonings to make them sing with flavour.Cook with a Variety of Colours and Textures.Keep your meals interesting by trying new vegetables with different dishes and recipes. Leave the skin on, whenever possible, to retain more flavour, nutrition and texture.We believe this, because we ...
Unilever’s nutritionist, Hlanzeka Mpanza speaks about the USLP Nutrition plan
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Unilever’s nutritionist, Hlanzeka Mpanza speaks about the USLP Nutrition plan

Articles Resource Centre Unilever’s nutritionist, Hlanzeka Mpanza speaks about the USLP Nutrition plan We are very conscious of the important role that food has in people’s well-being, and that non-communicable diseases are a high public health priority at Unilever. We are a strong supporter of the UN Global Goal of Zero Hunger and are playing an important role in addressing over- and undernutrition. We do this by offering nutritious foods that are appealing, and through communication that is responsible, engaging and meaningful.The Unilever Sustainable Living Plan is our blueprint for achieving our vision to grow our business, whilst decoupling our environmental footprint from our growth and increasing our positive social impact. We have committed to hel...