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Western chocolate corporations causing new ‘Dust Bowl’ in third-world countries with destructive cacao farming practices Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by: Jennifer Lea Reynolds The effects of the Western World’s less-than-ideal way of farming, coupled with its need for greed, are being felt in countries across the globe – and that’s …

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Vitamin C, A must take food ingredient

Vitamin C, A must take food ingredient Noreen Fatima, Rahil Shahzad, Shakra Jamil, Dr. Sajid UR-Rahman, Dr. Muhammad Zaffar Iqbal Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute, AARI Faisalabad. Introduction Vitamin C also known as ascorbic acid, is very important for humans as well as for animals. It is water soluble and occur …

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Nutraceuticals: Functional Food Products

These are the food products that contain extra health benefits in addition to the basic nutritive value it contains. The term ‘’nutraceutical’’ consists of two words, nutrient means nourishing food component and ceutical is derived from pharmaceutical which means a drug. In other words, these are the medicinal foods beneficial …

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Climate Change and Global Food Security

Changing environment is predicted to have a general negative effect on plant growth due to the damaging effect of high temperatures on plant development. The increasing threat of climatological extremes including very high temperatures might lead to catastrophic loss of crop productivity and result in wide spread famine.so it is …

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Bio fortification: To Overcome Malnutrition

Bio fortification is to improve strength or quality by adding something. It is the scientific method for improving nutritional value of food being consumed by people. Bio fortification is the process of breeding food crops which are rich in micronutrients. In bio fortification essential nutrients can be supplied through staple …

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Pakistan’s food security

Pakistan’s agriculture sector is a mainstay of its economy and is critical to future improvements in economic growth, employment, food security and poverty reduction. Over the past decade, an unstable political and security environment has slowed investment and caused the loss of human life and human capital, while major natural …

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The nutritional value of meat and meat products

    Proteins The nutritional value of meat is essentially related to the content of high quality protein. High quality proteins are characterized by the content of essential amino acids which cannot be synthesized by our body but must be supplied through our food. In this respect the food prepared …

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