Vanuatu islands ban western junk food and go organic

Vanuatu’s Torba province is banning foreign junk food in favour of organic local produce. Photograph: Auscape/UIG via Getty Images

Leaders of Vanuatu province want to turn local people and tourists away from unhealthy imports in favour of locally grown crops and seafood


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Indigenous diets can help fight modern illnesses, say health experts

Traditional food consumed by rural communities contain nutrients that are lacking in high- and middle-income countries

An Okiufa boy in Papua New Guinea. Grains long harvested by indigenous communities are gaining popularity in developed countries. Photographs: AFP/Getty

From The Guardian UK

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