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Hunger and malnutrition in the 21st century - The BMJ

Wed, 2018-06-13 17:11

Hunger and malnutrition in the 21st century
The BMJ
A recent report for the World Committee on Food Security argued that “malnutrition in all its forms—not only hunger, but also micronutrient deficiencies, as well as overweight and obesity—is … a critical challenge not only in the developing but also ...

Do you need to relearn how to eat? - Seattle Times

Wed, 2018-06-13 10:01

Seattle Times

Do you need to relearn how to eat?
Seattle Times
What is gentle nutrition? “Make food choices that honor your health and taste buds while making you feel well. Remember that you don't have to eat a perfect diet to be healthy. You will not suddenly get a nutrient deficiency or gain weight from one ...

What your food cravings say about your health - cosmopolitan.com (UK)

Wed, 2018-06-13 08:16

cosmopolitan.com (UK)

What your food cravings say about your health
cosmopolitan.com (UK)
If your diet's generally healthy and you don't binge on sugar, though, it could be a nutrient deficiency such as lack of zinc, magnesium or chromium that's making you crave the sweet stuff. Taking a daily chromium supplement can help balance your ...

You are most likely deficient or insufficient - Mint Hill Times

Tue, 2018-06-12 22:11

Mint Hill Times

You are most likely deficient or insufficient
Mint Hill Times
In these necessary nutrients. Nutrient deficiency is a widespread problem amongst Americans with estimates that over 90% of us are deficient in one or more vital nutrients. Nutrients like B-vitamins, Zinc, Vitamin D, Selenium, etc. are necessary for ...

Food fortification and gender-specific nutrition - The Nation

Tue, 2018-06-12 20:12

The Nation

Food fortification and gender-specific nutrition
The Nation
These nutrients are required by the body in small amounts for normal growth but despite having a minuscule demand by the body, deficiency in any of these nutrients results in serious health complications. These nutrients are synthesized by the body in ...

Detecting and Deterring Early Season Below Ground Corn Insects - No-Till Farmer (press release) (blog)

Tue, 2018-06-12 17:25

Detecting and Deterring Early Season Below Ground Corn Insects
No-Till Farmer (press release) (blog)
Above ground symptoms include stunted plants, which commonly exhibit nutrient deficiency symptoms because of the root feeding. Also, newly emerged leaves may be wilted as a result of below ground feeding. White grub feeding is usually clumped within a ...

The unglamourous millipede is a strong soil nutrition builder - Mong

Tue, 2018-06-12 00:16

Mong

The unglamourous millipede is a strong soil nutrition builder
Mong
This finding suggests then that millicompost is a good alternative to chemical fertilisers that are generally added to compensate for nutrient deficiency. In another experiment to compare the efficiency of the Arthrosphaera magna millipede and ...

County residents can benefit from Rutgers Garden Helpline services - New Jersey Herald

Mon, 2018-06-11 16:46

New Jersey Herald

County residents can benefit from Rutgers Garden Helpline services
New Jersey Herald
Rutgers Garden Helpline staff and volunteers can help provide those resources to individuals and groups, as well as answer any questions they may have. In some cases, the problem may indicate a potential nutrient deficiency issue. Rutgers Soil Labs ...

'Intensive agri destroying soil nutrients' - The Tribune

Mon, 2018-06-11 13:51

The Tribune

'Intensive agri destroying soil nutrients'
The Tribune
Farmers often use chemical fertilizers, which increase micronutrient deficiency and affects soil structure. According to experts at the Punjab Agricultural University, organic matter plays an important role in maintaining fertility of soil. Dr CS ...

Indoor calving a driver of low vitamin D levels in Irish calves - Independent.ie

Mon, 2018-06-11 02:06

Indoor calving a driver of low vitamin D levels in Irish calves
Independent.ie
... consuming rations, and milk (or milk replacer) is usually their sole source of nutrition. "Additionally, in spring, when sun intensity is low, and cows calve indoors, it is possible that calves may be susceptible to disease due to a vitamin D ...

How to control hair fall? Every hair loss question answered! - GQ India

Sun, 2018-06-10 21:30

GQ India

How to control hair fall? Every hair loss question answered!
GQ India
If you're experiencing hair loss due to nutrient deficiency, there are a whole lot of vitamins — Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin B7 and Vitamin E among others can help you control your hair fall problem. Here are the vitamins that are good for hair fall ...

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Plants could help ease nutrient deficiencies in meatless diets - Food Dive

Sun, 2018-06-10 17:06

Plants could help ease nutrient deficiencies in meatless diets
Food Dive
U.K. scientists have found common garden cress can absorb vitamin B12 (cobalamin) and store the nutrient in its leaves. According to Food Ingredients, the findings from the University of Kent's School of Biosciences is significant because plants don't ...

JoAnne Skelly: Root Hairs on Steroids — The Magic of Mycorrhizae - Carson Now

Sun, 2018-06-10 10:57

JoAnne Skelly: Root Hairs on Steroids — The Magic of Mycorrhizae
Carson Now
Roots under slight nutritional or drought deficiency give out chemical signals that can stimulate mycorrhizal growth. When and if hyphae find a needy root, they penetrate through its cell walls and allow chemicals, including nutrients, to pass into the ...

Vitamin deficiency: Men taking medication could lack this vitamin - Express.co.uk

Sun, 2018-06-10 06:52

Express.co.uk

Vitamin deficiency: Men taking medication could lack this vitamin
Express.co.uk
Vitamin deficiency may happen when you don't have a varied diet, meaning you don't get all the nutrients that you need. This can cause problems with the functioning of your body, and poor health. Ways to resolve a vitamin deficiency include eating a ...

Annual hunger relief benefit to be held in Radnor - Delaware Gazette

Sat, 2018-06-09 09:37

Delaware Gazette

Annual hunger relief benefit to be held in Radnor
Delaware Gazette
The visual appearance may be interpreted as N deficiency says Thomison, but this is rarely the case. Excessive water leads to poor respiration of the roots, inhibiting nutrient uptake. This results in the chlorotic appearance, which resembles N deficiency.

$37.12 Billion Secondary Macronutrients Market Report 2018-2022 by Nutrient, Form, Application Method, Crop Type ... - Business Wire (press release)

Fri, 2018-06-08 14:02

$37.12 Billion Secondary Macronutrients Market Report 2018-2022 by Nutrient, Form, Application Method, Crop Type ...
Business Wire (press release)
Thus, there is a global demand for secondary macronutrients from farmers to combat the impact of nutrient deficiency in crop production. The Asia Pacific region dominated the secondary macronutrients market, as the region is one of the largest ...

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Camellia Workshop to be held June 21 - Kinston Free Press

Fri, 2018-06-08 12:58

Kinston Free Press

Camellia Workshop to be held June 21
Kinston Free Press
Avoid taking cuttings from plants that show symptoms of nutrient deficiency. Conversely, plants that have been fertilized heavily, particularly with nitrogen, also may not root well. The stock plant should not be under water stress. In general ...

How to protect your immune system – straight from a dietitian - Health24

Fri, 2018-06-08 00:50

Health24

How to protect your immune system – straight from a dietitian
Health24
“You can have blood tests done to determine whether you are suffering from a deficiency of a particular nutrient such as iron or vitamin D. In these cases, supplements are prescribed to address the deficiency. Supplementation is stopped after the ...

Determining the Causes of Purple and Yellow Coloration of Early Corn - No-Till Farmer (press release) (blog)

Thu, 2018-06-07 09:39

Determining the Causes of Purple and Yellow Coloration of Early Corn
No-Till Farmer (press release) (blog)
If plants remain yellow, then closer inspection and assessment is needed to determine if yellowing is caused by nutrient deficiency or some other factor. Environmental conditions (high rainfall causing saturated soils) can lead to the appearance of ...

An Erratic Spring Yields Erratic Corn in Kentucky - No-Till Farmer (press release) (blog)

Thu, 2018-06-07 08:52

No-Till Farmer (press release) (blog)

An Erratic Spring Yields Erratic Corn in Kentucky
No-Till Farmer (press release) (blog)
All of those problems display as nutrient deficiencies. Storm system Alberto dropped over 50,000 gallons of water per acre in many fields in a short period. Those 200 tons of water combined with high winds to flatten corn in many fields. In this ...