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Challenging a universal truth. Fat or fraud?

You may remember my blog earlier this year which introduced the idea that what we see in our food pyramids ...

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Fondue, deconstructed.

It is as Swiss as it gets. An acquired taste for some. For the uninitiated, fondue might just seem like ...

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Does healthy eating cost you more?

24 years ago tomorrow, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and World Health Organisation (WHO) created World Diabetes Day held each ...

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Are potato chips the new cigarette?

Last spring, a colleague and I had just wrapped up another day at a joint claims and underwriting audit in ...

STORY URL: http://media.swissre.com/documents/Are_Potato_Chips_new_Cigarette.pdf
http://media.swissre.com/documents/Are_Potato_Chips_new_Cigarette.pdf

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Despilfarro de alimentos - un fenómeno evitable

Algunas cosas tenemos que mencionar al inicio para entender completamente la severidad de este asunto.
1. "el equivalente a la ...

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Keeping it fresh

Over the past five years, scientists at the University of Florida have been working with the US Army to help ...

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Healthy Eating Across the World

There is enough food to feed everyone in the world. Why can't we make it work? Shameful that the ...

STORY URL: Where In The World Is The Best Place For Healthy Eating?
The U.S. didn't even make the top 20, even though it has the greatest abundance of cheap food.

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Ending overfishing - what can the insurance industry do?

Overfishing - I've come across the linked animated infographic that delivers stark numbers and lots and lots of food for ...

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Of mom and meat

"Well it doesn't make sense to have Thanksgiving dinner without the turkey so I just won't cook." Her ...

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How food is irrelevant in feeding 9 billion- my perspective

Once upon a time, in ancient India (actually South India), there lived a great Tamil poet and philosopher called Saint ...

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Mein Weg zu mehr Lebensqualität und weniger Welthunger

Es gibt kaum ein Problem, bei dem wir Konsumenten so viel mit so einfachen Massnahmen erreichen können, wie im Bereich ...

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Free food in Switzerland

MyFoodSharing.ch just launched today in Switzerland. "Foodsharing is an internet platform that gives individuals, traders and manufacturers the opportunity ...

STORY URL: Lebensmittel teilen, statt wegwerfen - foodsharing.de
Auf foodsharing kannst Du deine Lebensmitteln vor dem Verfall an soziale Einrichtungen oder andere Personen abgeben

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The dating dilemma

In the run up to the "Partnering for Food Security" event at Swiss Re's Centre for Global Dialogue in ...

STORY URL: The Dating Game: Harvard FLPC and NRDC Publish Comprehensive Report on Food Expiration Dates | Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic
http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/foodpolicyinitiative/2013/09/18/the-dating-gameharvard-flpc-and-nrdc-publish-comprehensive-report-on-food-waste/

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Happy world food day!

Happy world food day! Today we celebrate global food production, but maybe "celebration" is the wrong word. The world food ...

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The agricultural disconnect

I've just come across Syngenta's brilliant new report on The Agricultural Disconnect, which looks at people's perceptions ...

STORY URL: Risk Window | Swiss Re
http://riskwindow.swissre.com/risk-window#qst=54;cnt=266286;age=1

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