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What to know about cassava: Nutrition and toxicity

Cassava is a vegetable that is a staple ingredient of many diets worldwide. It is a good source of nutrients, but people should avoid eating it raw. Raw cassava contains cyanide, which is toxic to ingest, so it is vital to prepare it correctly. In the United States, people grind cassava down to make tapioca, which they eat as a ...

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Reducing chronic disease through changes in food aid: A microsimulation of nutrition and cardiometabolic disease among Palestinian refugees in the Middle East – PLoS Blogs

Abstract Background Type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease and have become leading causes of morbidity and mortality among Palestinian refugees in the Middle East, many of whom live in long-term settlements and receive grain-based food aid. The objective of this study was to estimate changes in type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality attributable to a transition ...

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Integrated food security, nutrition, health, WASH and livelihoods response to the drought in Somalia

Objective: Ensure that contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (CCPP) vaccines, veterinary drugs and equipment are in place in time to prevent a CCPP epidemic. Beneficiaries reached: 374 034 vulnerable households. Activities implemented: Procured and prepositioned CCPP vaccine doses and veterinary medicines, ultimately vaccinating 14 027 352 goats and treating 3 068 472 animals belonging to 350 684 households. Procured and distributed 1 ...

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New Holiday Cookbook Addresses Diet and Nutrition Needs of Those with Kidney Disease

DENVER, Nov. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA), a leading provider of kidney care services in the United States, released its "Today’s Kidney Diet: Holiday Gatherings" cookbook, a recipe collection of kidney-friendly holiday classics, to help those managing kidney disease access simple, delicious meals that support kidney health. "We specifically curated this cookbook to help patients ...

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