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Video Image Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotatoes - Compared to...

Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotatoes - Compared to the traditionally-grown white-fleshed sweetpotatos, orange-fleshed sweetpotatoes have high levels of beta-carotene, which the body converts into vitamin A. Learn how Helen Keller International is promoting the production and consumption of this sight-and life-saving root. #nutrition

   

Video Image Regina Kapinga Speaks about the Sweet Potato...

Regina Kapinga Speaks about the Sweet Potato Action for Security and Health in Africa - Regina Kapinga is a program officer in Mozambique responsible for grant making and management for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. In this interview she speaks about the the Sweet Potato Action for Security and Health in Africa (SASHA) -- a project located about an hour outside of Maputo, Mozambique. #nutrition

   

Video Image Living Proof | Growing a Better Future with...

Living Proof | Growing a Better Future with Sweet Potatoes - Maria Mchele is a mother and farmer in Tanzania who relies on farming for food and income. Through a local agricultural program, Maria learned about a new crop of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes, specifically bred to thrive in sub-Saharan Africa. They taught her about soil irrigation, crop multiplication, and how to get her crops to market. #nutrition

   

Video Image Vitamin Vegetable Discussion - VOA's health...

Vitamin Vegetable Discussion - VOA's health correspondent Linord Moudou talks to Dr. Mourad Moursi published in the British Journal of Nutrition that orange sweet potatoes can provide much needed vitamin A to the malnourished in impoverished communities. #nutrition

   

Video Image See Africa Differently - Sweet - Gavin meets...

See Africa Differently - Sweet - Gavin meets his mash in a bustling Kenyan market... A talking sweet potato dispels the myth that nothing grows in Africa. Each year more than 7million farmers benefit from fairtrade in Africa and around the world. Got a minute to spare? Fancy a giggle? Want to hear more good news about Africa? #nutrition

   

Video Image International Potato Center (CIP) The Orange...

International Potato Center (CIP) The Orange Revolution. Orange fleshed sweetpotato in Mozambique - The Orange Revolution: Just one small orange-fleshed sweetpotato (100 grams) can provide a young with adequate vitamin-A for the day. The International Potato Center is working with the National Program IIAM in Mozambique and many development partners to introduce this powerful pro-vitamin A rich sweetpotato into poor communities. #nutrition

   

Image Focus on Malnutrition Nine children die...

Focus on Malnutrition Nine children die every minute because their diet lacks essential nutrients. They will continue to do so unless food aid changes. When children suffer from acute malnutrition, their immune systems are so impaired that the risk of death is greatly increased. Common diseases like a respiratory infection or gastroenteritis can very quickly lead to complications and possibly death. #causes #health #nutrition

   

Video Image Reducing Stunting in Rural Africa - About 40...

Reducing Stunting in Rural Africa - About 40 percent of children under 5 in sub-Saharan Africa are stunted, or short for their age, a result of problems such as chronically poor nutrition, inadequate maternal and child care, and repeated bouts of infectious disease. #KnowledgeTV #CausesTV #Causes #Nutrition #africa

   

Image Salt on bread - The amount of salt in our...

Salt on bread - The amount of salt in our diet could be involved in driving our own immune systems to rebel against us, leading to diseases such as multiple sclerosis, early laboratory findings suggest. #nutrition

   

Image Processed meat 'early death' link- Sausages,...

Processed meat 'early death' link- Sausages, ham, bacon and other processed meats appear to increase the risk of dying young, a study of half a million people across Europe suggests. #health #nutrition

   

Image Healthy Eating Plate - Start here to learn...

Healthy Eating Plate - Start here to learn more about the new Healthy Eating Plate created by nutrition experts at Harvard School of Public Health, in conjunction with Harvard Health Publications. The Healthy Eating Plate can be your blueprint for planning a healthy balanced meal, and it fixes key flaws in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s MyPlate. #nutrition

   

Image Red meat chemical 'damages heart', say US...

Red meat chemical 'damages heart', say US scientists - A chemical found in red meat helps explain why eating too much steak, mince and bacon is bad for the heart say US scientists. A study in the journal Nature Medicine showed that carnitine in red meat was broken down by bacteria in the gut. #nutrition

   

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