nutrition

Scientists confirm what women always knew: Men really are the weaker sex

Kate Hodal

In times of famine, epidemic and hardship over the past 250 years, women have consistently outlived men, find researchers


School nutrition programme deserves praise

​Siwaphiwe Myataza

Growing up in the villages of the Eastern Cape, I saw my peers bunking school because they had no food to eat before they went to school.


How to pack the best lunch for your kids in five easy steps

Nelisiwe Msomi

Not up to the daily dilemma of what to pack your little ones for lunch? Beef up your children’s lunch boxes with these quick tips.


Water-fed gardens in Malawi ward off starvation – for now

Josephine Chinele

The government's focus on small-scale irrigation has given hope and sustenance to some districts.


When you feed a child, you feed their mind

Sarah Wild

Most South Africans can't afford nutritious meals and the state is letting school-food schemes down.