Co-author: Sheila Huggins-Rao
Sometimes a small change can make a big difference. Across sub-Saharan Africa, a new kind of sweet potato is helping families guard against vitamin A deficiency. Radio is helping to spread the word. And it doesn't stop there.
The woman you see pictured here is Mwanaedi, a farmer from the village of Mwasonga in Tanzania. While she looks to be having an ordinary phone conversation, the circumstances of the call are actually quite extraordinary.
Sweet potato flatbread from Simply Irresistible is a delicious meatless meal. Cubes of sweet potato are sauteed with onion, garlic, and sage before being topped with three different kinds of cheese. The sweetness from the potatoes p...
Not only are sweet potatoes readily available, inexpensive, and delicious, there are many other reasons to love these yummy vegetables. Here are 9: 1. They are high in vitamin B6. Vitamin B6 helps reduce the chemical homocysteine in...
There are so many small things that you can do to help your health. Vitamins, or a lack of vitamins, can... The post Signs You May Have Vitamin Deficiency (And You Don’t Even Know It) appeared first on Lifehack.
Plant scientists engineered the cassava plant to produce higher levels of vitamin B6 in its storage roots and leaves. This could help to protect millions of people in Africa from serious deficiencies, they say.