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    Streakmachine - ADN, present and future?

    There has been a lot of debate and talk about App.Net (abbreviated ADN throughout the rest of this article) and the possible future of the network and service following [http://blog.app.net/2014/05/06/app-net-state-of-the-union/](the blog post) by its…

     
  2. Children consuming a Mediterranean diet are 15 percent less likely to be overweight
    — Of course, it all depends on what you mean by a Mediterranean diet.
     
  3. In a recent study published in the Journal of Nutrition, IFPRI researchers Jef Leroy, Marie Ruel, and co-authors found that growth faltering, a consequence of chronic undernutrition, does not slow down after the child’s second birthday as generally believed, but continues well past that time. In fact, the study showed that nearly one-third of the total height deficit (30%) at the age of 5 is accumulated after the age of 2, that is, after the 1000 day window.
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    Beyond 1000 Days: New Study Shows that Growth Faltering in Children Continues after Two Years of Age

    Seriously, did anyone honestly think that 1000 days was more than a nice, round number?

     
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    All you ever wanted to know about Making Kaymak the Old-Fashioned Way, from Culinary Backstreets.

    All you ever wanted to know about Making Kaymak the Old-Fashioned Way, from Culinary Backstreets.

     
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  7. Government leadership and substantial investment in research are needed to shift global consumption habits towards eating patterns that are both healthy and sustainable, say academics, industry and NGOs representatives in a new report. The report, Changing What We Eat, published today by the Food Climate Research Network (FCRN), part of the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford, outlines the work needed to shift societies to consumption patterns that can meet both public health and environmental goals.
     
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    The Economist says children can be helped to eat more fruit and veg.

Nudges: Greased palms and dried fruit | The Economist

    The Economist says children can be helped to eat more fruit and veg.

    Nudges: Greased palms and dried fruit | The Economist

     
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    Mongolian restaurants seem to be quite the rage in many places these days, although my suspicion is that they owe less to Mongolian cuisine than to marketing. Instead, take a trip with me back to 1206, when the man we know as Genghis Khan started to create the Mongol Empire. How did conquering a continent affect the diet of the elites in Mongolia?

     
  10. All that conservation agriculture is having interested unintended consequences.