Home > Diet and nutrition > News 30 November 2010 Human excreta secures future food security Human excreta could have a key role in securing future food security, helping prevent a sharp drop in yields of crops such as wheat due to a shortage of phosphorus inputs. 0 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 Human excreta could have a key role in securing future food security, helping prevent a sharp drop in yields of crops such as wheat due to a shortage of phosphorus inputs, a UK organic body said. Scarce and expensive NEXT ON HEALTH24X OPINION | Mayday, Mayday! Your body needs your help! 2020-10-13 07:00 More: Diet and nutritionNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Covid-19: How to get mask and distancing rebels to conform – induce empathy Medical What is behind SA’s higher TB numbers? Parenting Microplastics seeping out of baby's bottle, study shows Medical Scientists develop intelligent robot system for easier, kinder colonoscopies News Mesosilkpeel Facial: your tailormade skin refresher News Partner Content | Meet the Next Generation of Brave: Vivian Chengalroyan 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.