World Diabetes Day

Diabetes is a disease that occurs when blood glucose (blood sugar) is too high. Insulin, a hormone made by the pancreas, helps glucose from food get from the blood into cells to be used for energy. In diabetes, the body does not make enough—or any—insulin or doe not...

World Food Day

Over 2 billion people do not have regular access to safe, nutritious and sufficient food. An estimated 770 to 820 million people are hungry. The impact of malnutrition in all its forms (under-nutrition, micro-nutrient deficiencies) and of obesity on the global economy...

Sustainable Gastronomy Day

Gastronomy — the art of food — refers to local food and cuisine. Sustainability means not being wasteful of natural resources (with agriculture, fishing and food preparation) and continuing into the future without being detrimental to our environment or...