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Never too old to eat healthily

March 12, 2019

MPUMALANGA – A rural grandmother who turned to a healthy lifestyle after a massive health scare wants others to follow her lead before it is too late.

Thousands go hungry after mismanagement of food relief

September 3, 2018

While the Gauteng government investigates corruption in the running of its food banks, those who rely on these banks are going hungry.

Wasting food while others are hungry

June 20, 2018

In South Africa, an average of 12 million people (almost a quarter of the population) go to bed hungry every night – yet our country has the largest proportion of food wastage in Africa.

Tormented by peers, children choose to go hungry

May 7, 2018
News   OurHealth  

Children, especially in rural areas, are turning away from school feeding schemes because they fear being judged for being poor by their fellow learners, despite being hungry. HEALTH-E NEWS spoke to learners and experts about the stigma of hunger and its effect on children’s health and education.

Basic foods increase by 15 percent

October 14, 2016

The price of basic foods eaten by low-income households has increased by 15 percent in the past year, and many households cannot get through the month any longer.