Young people are the highest contributors to food wastage. File/Reuters
How many of us know that what we eat is contributing to climate change. And that our love for steaks and burgers is driving the environment crazy. Should we not change our eating pattern, global warming will eventually leave us hungry (“Countries should ensure sustainable land use”, Aug. 8, Gulf Today). That is shocking. I too was taken aback
When it comes to food, we are surrounded by an abundance that our ancestors could only have dreamed of. One of my new colleagues at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) spoke about a farmer who described how, when he was a boy in the 1940s, his father had wept as he tore out
Dieticians claim that, in order to stay healthy we must have at least five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. This is aside from the fact that very few people actually eat five times a day anyway. Rather than sitting down to a full breakfast and two proper meals (lunch and dinner) nutritionists have always said that rather our eating habits should
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