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Gates Foundation Announces Initiative to Fight Hunger

The Gates Foundation is partnering with the UK Department for International Development to fight hunger and poverty in developing countries over the next 5 years. The partnership will support agricultural research projects, aiming to help boost the profit and yield of … Continue reading

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National Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corps

The fight against hunger in the United States is getting new troops.  The National Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corps will be supporting anti-hunger nonprofits in 18 states. The larger goal is the empowerment of low income families to reduce the occurrence … Continue reading

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Walmart continues to fight hunger

Recently, I wrote about Walmart’s efforts to fight hunger by making large donations to local anti-hunger agencies. The excellent news is that funds are being distributed already.  $100,000 was provided to two organizations in Charleston, SC. This is particularly timely, … Continue reading

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Endobarrier alternative to gastric bypass

I don’t know anything about this, but wanted to make a quick note. I don’t endorse surgical weight loss of any kind unless it is medically indicated for a health condition. I don’t debate its efficacy or safety, it is … Continue reading

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What if your interest rate was tied to your weight loss?

Long gone are the days of getting a toaster with a new bank account. Now, in South Korea, one bank will give you control over your interest rate based on your achievement of your weight-loss goals. Hana Bank has introduced … Continue reading

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Campbell Soup to fight hunger and obesity directly

The country’s most well known soup manufacturer is going to address the nutritional and health needs of their closest and neediest customers. The company recently announced that they will be committing $10 million towards fighting hunger and obesity near their … Continue reading

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Something to think about this Valentine’s Day

We all know what the traditional Valentine’s Day gifts are. Overpriced roses, half your body weight in a heart shaped box of chocolates, those little heart candies with writing on them that actually taste terrible, etc. Valentine’s Day is possibly … Continue reading

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