Our Global Training Specialist, Anudeep B, discusses Herbalife Nutrition's Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative, and what it means to him. Find out more about Nutrition for Zero Hunger and Herbalife Nutrition's Global Responsibility Report here: https://lnkd.in/gCWkGDdd
By: John Agwunobi, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
In the early days of my career, I worked as a pediatrician with the goal of helping my patients get a strong, healthy start. To this day, I am thankful for the opportunity I had to help others. But I also became even more aware of the challenges families faced, and I saw how food insecurity – unreliable or inconsistent access to affordable and nutritious food – affected communities and continues to be a significant global issue today.
Herbalife Nutrition supports the U.S. African Development Foundation to eliminate hunger in African communities
According to a study by the International Monetary Fund, development partners can make a tremendous difference in helping Africans put food on the table and safeguarding the continent’s food security. In recent decades, development organizations have begun to move away from the traditional model of indirect, external, and top-down solutions. Instead of relying on outside-driven initiatives, the U.S. African Development Foundation’s (USADF) approach, for example, focuses on locally-driven and participatory African engagement.
Herbalife Nutrition and Feed the Children stand together to support the world's growing nutrition needs
The pandemic has impacted the world in ways no one could have imagined. Seemingly overnight, global supply chains were disrupted, businesses came to a standstill, and the population grappled with the most significant health crisis in a generation. The pandemic laid bare another global challenge – hunger.
Herbalife Nutrition Foundation provides children and families with the nourishment, care, and education they need to thrive
Good nutrition is about more than just having enough food to eat – Herbalife Nutrition Foundation’s Casa programs provide children and families with the nourishment, care, and education they need to thrive today and spread their wings tomorrow. That’s why they provide millions of dollars in funding each year to orphanages, hospitals, schools, and organizations in over 57 countries.
Herbalife Nutrition Collaborates with Feed the Children to Combat Food Insecurity Through Nutrition Education and Resources
Herbalife Nutrition in partnership with Feed the Children (“FEED”), under the Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative, announced it will supply 48,000 sets of healthy snack and meal recipe cards to approximately 48,000 of FEED’s food boxes distributed to low-income families throughout the U.S.
Large percentage of Americans experiencing food insecurity for the first time during the pandemic
Six in 10 Americans have faced “food insecurity” at some point in their lives, and of those, 73% experienced it for the first time since the start of the pandemic, according to new research.
The survey of 2,000 Americans with an annual household income under $100K found, of those who have faced food insecurity — defined by the USDA as a “lack of available financial resources for food for all members of the home” — 35% said they personally skipped meals.
Nutrition for Zero Hunger Initiative Expands by Naming First Partner in Mexico
Herbalife Nutrition and The Herbalife Nutrition Foundation have formed a new partnership with the Asociacion Mexicana de Bancos de Alimentos (“BAMX”), a nonprofit dedicated to meeting the needs of people experiencing food insecurity in Mexico through community-based food distribution. Through this collaboration, under the Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative, $50,000 will be donated to provide nutritious food to families and those in need in Mexico.
Herbalife Nutrition shares why nutrition and nutrition education help reduce hidden hunger and malnutrition
When you are deficient in a specific micronutrient, say vitamin D or magnesium, your brain does not get that same clear signal. This form of hunger – known as hidden hunger or micronutrient deficiency – is often ignored or overshadowed by hunger related to energy deficits.