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COVID-19 severity in Africa underestimated, report says

China Daily 14 May 2021
The survey indicated people may not be seeking care for potential coronavirus symptoms ... In reality, they have suffered calamitous health outcomes from coronavirus, in addition to severe economic, social and nutritional distress," the report said. The survey researchers are calling ...
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Worldwide Liquid Dietary Supplements Industry to 2027 - High Growth Potential in Emerging Markets - ResearchAndMarkets.com

The Marshall News Messenger 13 May 2021
Liquid dietary supplements are nutritional supplements that are available in fluid form ... According to the consumer survey of Council for Responsible Nutrition's (CRN), more than 70% women in the U.S ... On the basis of application, it is categorized into bone & joint health, heart health, immune health, sports nutrition, weight loss, and others.
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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer - Kenya Programs

Reliefweb 12 May 2021
In particular, the M&E Officer will support in coordinating and implementing Rapid Assessments, Post Distribution Monitoring (PDM), Household Dietary Diversity Surveys (HDDS), as well as in the collection or project implementation data and indicator tracking in sectors of WASH, Nutrition, Food Security and Livelihoods, Shelter, among others.
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2019 UNHCR Multi-Sectoral Joint Needs Assessment Report

Reliefweb 12 May 2021
... ... ... Needs may be identified through a number of assessment types, such as nutrition or intention surveys, profiling exercises or participatory assessments. Data on needs may also be collected through different techniques, such as household surveys or focus group discussions. However, it is not mandatory for primary data collection to occur ... .
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The mismanagement of Covid in Brazil and India is triggering a hunger crisis

Alternet 12 May 2021
"A survey by the Brazilian Research Network on Sovereignty and Food and Nutritional Security shows that more than 116 million people are facing food insecurity. Of these, the survey says, 43 million (20.5 percent of [the] population) do not have enough to eat and 19 million people (9 percent) are just starving," states an article in the Wire ... .
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African countries must embrace the concept of good food as good medicine

Beijing News 11 May 2021
Fresh impetus is being directed into identifying and advocating for scientific priorities in the area of food security and nutrition across Africa, with a particular focus on health implications ... A survey was designed for this round table to prioritise research and development questions relating to food security and nutrition.
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Tanzanian farmers boost diets, mental health with sustainable methods

Phys Dot Org 11 May 2021
It rigorously evaluated the impacts on outcomes like food security, nutrition and women's empowerment using a randomized study design ... Before training began, the researchers conducted surveys about nutrition, farming practices and gender equity; they also measured children's growth ... CDT in the Journal of Nutrition.
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Master Gardeners’ ‘Seed to Supper’ program grows food options for families

Courier Express 11 May 2021
Food insecurity may reflect a household’s need to make trade-offs between important basic needs, such as housing or medical bills, and purchasing nutritionally adequate foods,” said Lori Voll-Wallace, Master Gardener area coordinator ... knowledge on nutrition and food literacy.
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Recent Study Showed Vast Majority Of Shoppers Misinterpret Food Date Labels

CBS Sports 11 May 2021
A recent study showed that the vast majority of shoppers misinterpret food date labels ... But the recent study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior found only 46% of consumers surveyed knew that “BEST If Used By” meant food quality may deteriorate after the date ... Experts say if a product is past the “USE By” date, toss it ... .
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Mishandling of Covid-19 worsens food crises in India, Brazil

Asiatimes 11 May 2021
An article in The Wire reports, “A survey by the Brazilian Research Network on Sovereignty and Food and Nutritional Security shows that more than 116 million people are facing food insecurity. Of these, the survey says, 43 million (20.5% of population) do not have enough to eat and 19 million people (9%) are just starving.” ... The government response.
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Smart Survey Report: Conducted in in Jere, Konduga, Mafa and MMC local government areas (LGA’s), Borno State, Nigeria ( 31st January-11th February 2021)

Reliefweb 10 May 2021
The Nutrition and Food Security Surveillance round 1-9 surveys were conducted at domain level, where findings of various LGAs were aggregated into domains ... The trends in CDR in the mentioned LGAs remained stable when compared to survey findings conducted in similar period in 2019.
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Quality calories count as much as calorie counting

Union Leader 10 May 2021
QI-QO (quality in, quality out) is a management principle that could be effectively applied to nutrition. Unfortunately, a new survey finds that when it comes to food quality, most of you are willing to gobble up nutritionally-disastrous dishes and snacks ... Turns out that 65% of adults’ and 80% of kids’ restaurant meals deliver low-quality nutrition.
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South Sudan is Facing One of the Worst Food Security and Nutrition Crises Globally

Reliefweb 10 May 2021
As per recent nutrition SMART surveys conducted by UNICEF in Pibor, Akobo West and Tonj North counties, the prevalence of Global Acute Malnutrition (GAM) was estimated at 21.6%, 19.0%, and 18.4% respectively, which are far above the internationally agreed emergency threshold (15%).
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Answer Man: Why do some people go to bed hungry?

Dothan Eagle 09 May 2021
Its findings for food spending and Federal nutrition assistance participation included. ... • About 58 percent of food-insecure households in the survey reported that, in the previous month, they had participated in one or more of the three largest Federal nutrition assistance programs.
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Has your pet packed on some pandemic pounds?

Kingsport Times-News 09 May 2021
A recent survey from Hill’s Pet Nutrition, conducted in partnership with Kelton Global, found that while pet obesity has been on the rise for years, COVID-19 has intensified the issue ... It’s important to feed your dog a nutritional product that has lower overall caloric density yet still maintains an appropriate nutrient balance.
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