If I may suggest one area, I would choose the water industry. Water is essential for life, and with the increase in industrial activities, water pollution has become a significant concern.
Food Fraud in Ghana: An Epidemic we are Struggling to Combat
It was reported that beverages and juices, fruits and vegetables, spices, oils, meat and fish, baked foods, honey, milk, and semi-processed local foods such as groundnut paste, “Dawadawa,” “Kulikuli zim,” and “Agushi powder” were all implicated in food fraud.
International Youth Day 2018: food security as a safe space for development
Hunger and malnutrition pose more threat to human health than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined . Every night, 1 in 9 people retire to bed without having a meal and are famished due to extreme poverty and lack of access to food.
Sickle Cell Disease: Public awareness and management options – lessons from Ghana
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is one of the common chronic genetic disorders affecting the Africa populace.
Diet and Disease – Diabetes
Diabetes is a chronic disease in which a person has high levels of blood glucose due to impairment of insulin (a hormone) production or response. When we take in food, it is […]
Should banku be avoided? Study reports moderately high glycemic index for banku
Carbohydrate-containing foods have an influence on the level of blood glucose. A measure of how carbohydrate-rich foods raise blood glucose is referred to as Glycemic index (GI). A reference food (such as pure […]
Ghanaian researchers discover the nutritional value of moringa leaves
Rationale Moringa oleifera leaves have not received the needed research-based attention in Ghana despite its well-known nutritional properties. Though consumed in Asia and some sub-Saharan countries they are largely under-exploited green vegetable. […]
High prevalence of iodine deficiency among pregnant women in Ghana, study finds
Pregnant women are likely to suffer from iodine deficiency due to increased requirement for iodine and thyroid hormone during pregnancy. This health problem can be prevented by taking in additional iodine to […]