Over the years, Sight and Life has tackled a range of topics including deep dives into social marketing and nutrition concepts. During this ‘Zoom era’ of fast-paced and constant inundation of information, we take a step back to reflect on those pieces that really resonate with us. We are excited to share the top ten Sight and Life blog posts that made a lasting impression on our team members.
An engaging initiative called OBAASIMA has been making waves when it comes to developing fortified food products in Ghana. OBAASIMA is a trusted trademark aiming to increase the availability of and access to new affordable nutritious fortified food products for Ghanaian women.
It has been a long journey since the founding of Sight and Life in 1986 and now is the time to advance Sight and Life to the next level.
Hello, my name is Shannon King and I am working with Sight and Life as an intern while completing my Masters of Science in Public Health with a focus in human nutrition at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Look at the ingredients in cosmetic products and you may be surprised to see that vitamin B7 or biotin is a key component! Thanks to vitamin B7’s role in a multitude of cellular reactions, particularly interactions keeping your hair, finger nails, and skin healthy, it is often recommended for strengthening hair and nails. Vitamin B7 is involved in metabolism as a coenzyme that transfers carbon dioxide, an important step in breaking down food including carbohydrates, fats and proteins into energy. This role is critical.
Munters Cheril is a volunteer at the Ramala Women Group (RWG), a community-based Kenyan organisation dedicated to combating poverty, which has been supported by Sight and Life. She is the author of ‘Nutrition and School Performance’, featured in the Sight and Life magazine, Focus on Food Culture edition. The article shares her extraordinary story and that of RWG.
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Sight and Life is an active member of the DSM-World Food Programme (WFP) partnership, entitled “Improving Nutrition – Improving Lives”. The partnership aims to fight the debilitating effects of hunger and malnutrition in the developing world. This shows how public-private partnerships can work and deliver, through harnessing individual strengths.