Home > Diet and nutrition > Food Security Food Security All sections in Diet and Nutrition » Beverages » Healthy Diets » Healthy foods » Nutrition Basics » The Immune System » Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements » Weight loss » Diet and Nutrition News » Food Safety Diet and nutrition News 12 fasting tips that’ll help you actually lose weight (and not go crazy) Hint: You can eat a little somethin' somethin' during fasting periods. More in Diet and nutrition News Can beer help fight obesity? It could, say scientists Your stretching intestine – not stomach – is what tells your brain you’re full How to enjoy cheese without the guilt The 7 types of vegetarian diets from lacto-ovo to vegan, explained by a nutritionist Food Security Ancient people possibly ate one another An interesting discovery shows signs of cannibalistic rituals a long time ago. But why does it happen? See all Food Security » Food Security 1 billion hungry worldwide The number of hungry people in the world could soon hit a record 1 billion, despite a recent drop in food prices, the UN food aid organisation said. See all Food Security » Food Security Contaminated food: 300 hospitalised Over 300 pupils were taken to hospital after eating contaminated food at the Onkgopotse Tiro school outside Mafikeng in the North-West, the SABC reported on Wednesday. See all Food Security » Food Security SA foods almost melamine-free Only one out of 19 foodstuffs tested by the National Consumer Forum contained traces of the chemical melamine, the SABC reported on Thursday. See all Food Security » Take action Vit & Min doses per day » Count calories in food » Is my vegetarian diet balanced? » Ask The Dietitians » 10 foods to boost your immune system Your quick guide to Banting Food Security Millions in Europe undernourished Loss of appetite among the sick and elderly has resulted in a phenomenon that has shocked the wealthy EU: more than 30 million people are undernourished. See all Food Security » Food Security China food security still 'grim' China said food security remains grim after a series of health scandals, the most recent being tainted milk formula which killed at least six toddlers and sickened almost 300 000. See all Food Security » Food Security Comment on SA's melamine regulations Draft legislation on melamine and foodstuffs regulation is now available for public comment, the health ministry said. See all Food Security » Food Security 40% of food tainted in Bangladesh The world may be focused on the contaminated milk crisis in China, but for people in Bangladesh, tainted food is nothing new and experts estimate 40% of food has deadly chemicals. See all Food Security » advertisement Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.