Today’s Solutions: May 30, 2024

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An "exercise pill" could be in our reach

Exercise is necessary for maintaining physical and mental health, and improving our quality and length of life. But for people who find it difficult to exercise due to age, medical conditions, and time, these benefits cannot be reaped. But what if we could get some of the advantages of exercise, Read More...

This app helps distribute food

This app helps distribute food to people experiencing hunger

According to Feeding America, as many as 35 million Americans experienced food insecurity prior to Covid-19. As a result of the pandemic, that number has grown to 42 million in 2021. Pittsburg nonprofit 412 Food Rescue thinks that the root problem of hunger lies in the distribution of food since Read More...

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This text-message-based platform is helping solve hunger in America

Considering that a whopping 40 percent of food in America becomes waste, it seems outright ridiculous that restaurants commonly throw out excess food. Recognizing the severity of the issues of waste and food insecurity in America, a group of out-of-the-box thinkers known as Not Impossible Read More...

Latin America leads the world

Latin America leads the world in reducing hunger

In the matter of hunger, as with any protracted issue, we choose to focus on encouraging developments with the hope that useful lessons can be learned from what works. According to The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015 report, released last week by the FAO, Latin America has met the target Read More...

The scourge of hunger is shrin

The scourge of hunger is shrinking, says United Nations

Hunger is affecting 20 percent fewer people today than it did 25 years ago. When taking population growth into account, the numbers are even more staggering. Asia and Latin America mostly account for the good news. Data shows that the situation has worsened in Africa where “extreme weather Read More...

9.6 billion mouths to feed

9.6 billion mouths to feed

Failed crops due to extreme drought. High food prices. More hungry people in the world … Reason enough to ask ourselves if it will all work out. We’ll start with the good news: so far food production has increased faster than the population. Agriculture per capita has increased by about thirty Read More...