Posts by Eveline
Tastes Like Chicken (But it’s Not): Taste bud re-education and other innovative solutions to malnutrition
Modern society has lost a vital connection to the earth. Few of us touch the soil, and we’ve even forgotten how wholesome nutrients taste. Our taste buds have been desensitized by excessive salt, sugar and additives, contributing to poor nutrition and health problems. But some innovators are tackling these issues, promoting a modern agricultural society and a return to traditional foods.
Home cooking used to be the norm for most Southeast Asian households. But now, in many urban communities, the falling price and increased availability of packaged and street food is making home cooking less attractive. The trend presents numerous health risks, and this post from Ashoka Changemakers’ Nutrients for All campaign explores some solutions.