Most South Africans can't afford nutritious meals and the state is letting school-food schemes down.
A lot of things went wrong for Africa since the 1960s, but here's one you probably didn't know about: we got shorter.
There is a simple way to combat chronic lifestyle diseases, and that is to eat properly and exercise.
A three-year tender for a school nutrition programme in Mpumalanga has been set aside and referred back to the education department.
The drive to prevent childhood obesity in the United Kingdom has not made progress.
A day of fun during the National Nutritional Week helped kids in Limpopo learn about the benefits of good nutrition.
In a month-long foray into the social networking site Twitter, I commented on an article posted by struggle stalwart and activist Jay Naidoo.
Obesity and stunting are both products of the nutrient-deficient food in our supermarkets.
Some rather elegant science has provided support for the idea that beetroot is a miracle vegetable.
Huge cans of corned beef the size of paint tins replaced traditional fare such as fish and coconuts in Tonga, contributing to its obesity epidemic.
Researchers from Monash University in Australia have designed a nano-sized armoured cargo vessel to ensure the absorbtion of healing antioxidants.
German politicians are reportedly planning to ban Kinder Surprise eggs on the grounds that they're a safety hazard.
Along with echinacea, vitamin C is either heroically good for you or ineffectual, depending on the study.