COVID-19 and Diabetes


The COVID-19 outbreak has been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). In general, people with diabetes (type 1, type 2, or gestational) face greater risks of complications when dealing with viral infections like flu, and that is likely to be true with COVID-19. Diabetes, and other chronic medical conditions, can make people … Continue reading COVID-19 and Diabetes

The Importance of Freshwater Fisheries


Hundreds of millions of people around the world depend on freshwater fisheries for their health and livelihoods. There is some level of controversy surrounding fish consumption: What fish are most healthful to eat? What fish are safe to eat? Is it better to eat wild or farmed fish? How can the earth’s fisheries be maintained … Continue reading The Importance of Freshwater Fisheries

Entomophagy: Tasty and Nutritious Insects to Sustainably Feed a Growing Global Human Population


Sustainably feeding the growing global human population is one of the greatest challenges of our time. As climate change advances, and ecosystems are degraded due to unsustainable land use, resource scarcity will rise around the globe.   In terms of diet, the inability to grow fresh and nutritious foods on degraded and desertified lands could … Continue reading Entomophagy: Tasty and Nutritious Insects to Sustainably Feed a Growing Global Human Population