By Janelle Cruz, Humanitas Global
Happy New Year! In keeping with our annual tradition, we wanted to share our top blog posts of 2016! As we embark into 2017, we want to continue sharing inspiring, innovative and current ideas from our team, as well as those of our fellow peers and colleagues.
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Highlights from 2016:
During World Breastfeeding Week, we are taken on a tour of the history of breastfeeding and reminded of the important benefits breastfeeding offers children, mothers, and communities. Promoting breastfeeding is necessary to achieving the SDGs.
This year’s World Water Day’s theme was “Better water, better jobs.” In this post, Tatiana LeGrand explores how clean water, proper hygiene, and the availability of sanitation facilities all play a significant role in nutrition safety.
Tracy Pannozzo highlights the impact of malnutrition on a child’s motor and cognitive development. While inclusive, quality education is a goal for all children, inadequate nutrition can negate the impact of such opportunities.
The purpose of front pack food labels is to help consumers easily make healthful food choices while grocery shopping. Many varieties of front pack labels exist, but how helpful are they in making improved nutrition and dietary choices?
As Savanna Henderson indicates in this post, the contents of a nutrition label can not only be confusing, but can be a major factor in contributing to unhealthy dietary habits and food waste. Internationally defined categories of nutrition labeling and food standards are necessary in enforcing the guidelines related to the safety and quality of food.