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Facts about malnutrition
Malnutrition

Facts about malnutrition

Malnutrition can start as early as when a baby is being conceived. The child will be at risk of developmental problems if the mother does not receive proper nutrition during pregnancy. This means that early intervention is crucial.Malnutrition is more than just lacking food in the human body, it is the lack of nutrients. In most cases malnourished children often suffer from vitamin and mineral deficiencies which have the most negative effects on their health. Remember that children suffering from…
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There are more obese people in the world than underweight
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There are more obese people in the world than underweight

The number of obese people in the world is now more than those who are underweight. Although there’s no silver lining: The underweight population may have dropped, but it’s a slow decline compared to the rapid rise in obesity and the related health problems that come with excessive body fat.People always think obesity is a first-world problem, but it’s becoming just as bad, if not worse, in developing areas,” Feigl-Ding said. “In America, you can ameliorate your diet or blood…
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Ways to prevent and improve malnutrition
Malnutrition

Ways to prevent and improve malnutrition

There are key ways to prevent malnutrition worldwide this is through nutritional planning and direct nutrition and health interventions.Nutritional planning involves political commitment by the government. A well planned and well executed long term project can accelerate the developmental process and the benefits can be rewarding and permanent.Nutritional planning involves formulation of a nutrition policy and overall long term planning to improve production and supplies of food, ensure its equitable distribution and programs to increase the purchasing power of people.…
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