amsetti NUFS 139 4/27/08
1. Somalia has a more rapidly growing population. 2. United States has a declining population. 3. a.) In Somalia, the productive group (15-65 year old) paid more taxes in the year 2000 than the other two broad
NuFS 139 Community Service Project
In this class, we will be focusing on issues surrounding hunger and poverty. This project will give you an opportunity to become involved in your community and better understand the hunger and poverty issues locally. Cho
It is the position of the American Dietetic Association (ADA) that access to adequate amounts of safe, nutritious, and culturally appropriate food at all times is a fundamental human right. ADA identifies sustainable development as the longterm strategy
Addressing Micronutrient Malnutrition
The following article is adapted and edited from the paper "Best Practices in Addressing Micronutrient Malnutrition" by Judith McGuire, The World Bank, 1818 H Street NW, Washington DC, 20433. Vitamins and minerals can
The right to food
K E Y FAC T S
Rome Declaration on World Food Security, 1996
"We, the Heads of State and Government . reaffirm the right of everyone to have access to safe and nutritious food, consistent with the right to adequate food and the fundamenta
Who is hungry?
What is hunger?
physiologic condition of inadequate Calorie and nutrient intake that is required for healt
What does hunger look like?
with bloated bellies? Skinny elderly? Ethiopians migrating from famine? Droughts?
The elements required for living systems are mostly stable. Radioisotopes play a minor role, and even the half-value period of 5770 years of 14C is much higher than the life of the average organism. As a consequence, all elements of a bios
The Lancet's Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition Executive Summary
The problem of maternal and child undernutrition in developing countries
More than 3.5 million mothers and children under five die unnecessarily each year due to the underlying cau
Scientific Method: What is it?
A process of acquiring scientific knowledge.
It is a logical, objective and orderly way to formulate and test theories.
After an observation:
you form a hypothesis (a testable statement) you design a st
health policy reports
The Effect of China's One-Child Family Policy after 25 Years
Therese Hesketh, Ph.D., Li Lu, M.D., and Zhu Wei Xing, M.P.H. China's one-child family policy has had a great effect on the lives of nearly a quarter of the world's populat
FOOD TECHNOLOGY Feature
Fighting World Hunger Through Micronutrient Fortification Programs
The UN World Food Program helps fight global hunger through emergency relief and development programs, including milling and fortification activities.
Tina van den
Food Insecurity & The Paradox of Hunger & Obesity in America
Government Definition of Food Insecurity:
Lack of access & resources to enough food for an active, healthy lifestyle
"the physiological drive for food that initiates fo
Sustainable Dining at Schools
Increasing rate of obesity Decrease in local farms Farm-to-school/college programs as a solution
What is Sustainable Dining?
Looking back at history connection between agriculture and the food at one's table Buyi
Table 094. Midyear Population, by Age and Sex - - - -Country or area/ Year/ Population Population Population both sexes male female - - - -Somalia/2000 Total, all ages 0- 4 5- 9 10- 14 15- 19 20- 24 25- 29 30- 34 35- 39 40- 44 45- 49 50- 54 55- 59 60- 64
Name:_ Section:_ Topic:_
Research/ Position Paper: 100 Points
(staple this page to the top of your paper)
Description of report:
The report should be a 4-5-page (double-spaced) synthesis paper on an issue related to any topic relevant to the science of h
A Publication of ATTRA, the National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service 1-800-346-9140 www.attra.ncat.org By Richard Earles; revised by Paul Williams, NCAT Program Specialist NCAT 2005
Sustainable Agriculture: ATTRA An Introduction
Malnutrition results from imbalance between the body's needs and the intake of nutrients. It can lead to syndromes of deficiency, dependency, toxicity, or obesity. It is caused by: -underconsumption -overconsumption
Four Types of
Assignment #3 Ecological Footprint
30 pts This exercise asks you to calculate your own ecological footprint. Use this website: www.myfootprint.org. 1. Define the term "ecological footprint" or "carbon footprint". 2. Itemize your ecological
Discrimination and Hunger
Discrimination: Unfair treatment of a person
or group on the basis of prejudice
Race Religion Sex Gender National origin-ethnicity Disability Age
Discrimination causes Hunger
Gender Race Ethnic
Truth or cartoon?
Earth has a stable water supply which 98 percent of the earths water is contained in, oceans, lakes, rivers and streams with the remaining found in, the form of ice, water vapor, and in the bodies of living organisms. The constant movement of
HUNGER SURVEY 2009
Volunteer Interviewers Needed
Description: Volunteers are needed to interview patrons of soup kitchens, shelters, and food pantries throughout Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. The information collected is for the Feeding America Hung
The Water Cycle: Transpiration
What is transpiration?
Transpiration is the process by which moisture is carried through plants from roots to small pores on the underside of leaves, where it changes to vapor and is released to the atmosphere. Transpiration
38 A M B E R WAV E S
VO L U M E 2
E C O N O M I C R E S E A R C H S E RV I C E / U S DA
Fifty Years of U.S. Food Aid and Its Role in Reducing World Hunger
What is the water cycle?
What is the water cycle? I can easily answer that-it is "me" all over! The water cycle describes the existence and movement of water on, in, and above the Earth. Earth's water is always in movement and is always changing states, f
NUFS 139 Population Dynamics- 30 Points Throughout the world, demographic indicators and age distributions of populations are maintained. By looking at these indicators and age distributions over a period of time, one can draw some conclusions about envir
Effect of iron-, iodine-, and -carotenefortified biscuits on the micronutrient status of primary school children: a randomized controlled trial14
M Elizabeth van Stuijvenberg, Jane D Kvalsvig, Mieke Faber, Marita Kruger, Diane G Kenoyer, and AJ Spinnler B
Is it fundamentally the earth or humanity that produces food?
the earth, key indicators suggest some limits are already approaching. If humanity, past experience is ground for optimism. When asked for more food, the world's farme
Current World Food Supply
Post World War II - 1943
ruled India Bengal Famine
~4 million people died from hunger in Eastern India alone Decrease in food production in the area?
Sen (Indian economist) +
Food shortages from decreased
Food Supply and Production:
The Effect on Food Security
Local vs. Global Food:
Supply and Production
Food supply and production: Introduction
Food insecurity: state of living in fear of hunger or starvation, can be transient or chronic. Difficult for the
Foulke, Laura. (1993). A Fresh Look at Food Preservatives. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Retrieved April 20, 2008, from USFDA. <http:/vm.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/fdpreser.html> Franklin, Deborah. Preventing bitter batter: Trials of BHA. Scienc