Tag Archives: malnutrition

Study: Almost All Americans Severely Lack Essential Nutrition

A new study finds that most U.S. adults fail to meet recommended daily levels of 10 key nutrients, and those with disabilities have even worse nutrition than average. An estimated 10 to 25 percent of U.S. adults fit into one or more category of disability, from those who have difficulties with activities of daily living, such ...

Omen For Americans: Malnutrition Doubles In The UK As The Economy Collapses

A report in the UK Daily Mail says that hospitalization cases for treatment of malnutrition have doubled over the past 5 years. The increase is linked to Britain’s crippling economic downturn. Easington MP Grahame Morris, who sits on the House of Commons health select committee, told the Chronicle that the figures should be an alarm bell. He ...

Nutrition 101: How Processed Foods Make Us Fat, Malnourished, and Sick (VIDEO)

Did you ever wonder how people who exist on a diet of mainly processed foods can be both overweight and malnourished at the same time? Despite overly abundant calories, people who live off of boxed macaroni and cheese, frozen dinners, Ramen noodles, and other packaged foods aren’t getting the nutrients that people who eat a ...

Codex Nutrition Committee Chooses Malnutrition

In a stunning display of nutritional ignorance, three women ram through a Codex standard that leaves many with sub-optimal nutrition The Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses (CCNFSDU) just finished meeting all last week (December 3-7) in Bad Soden, a small German city near Frankfurt am Main. Nearly 300 delegates were in ...

UPDATE: Results of Codex Alimentarius Meetings 2012, In Frankfurt, Germany

Codex Alimentarius is One Big Football Game Codex Alimentarius is a UN-sponsored concept and organization, which – under the auspices of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) – creates food standards and guidelines used in international trade. In 1994, the World Trade Organization (WTO) replaced the General Agreement on Tariffs ...