Many Countries Hard Hit by Malnutrition

Many people in a large number of low and middle income countries now experience a 'double burden' of malnutrition

Many people in a large number of low and middle income countries now experience a 'double burden' of malnutrition.

Adequate nutrition is still a massive global problem despite research showing that it contributes significantly to both the economic and health benefits of a country.
 
In Africa, an estimated 220 million people are undernourished and nearly 50 percent of child deaths globally - about three million children - can be linked to undernutrition which is a result of low birth weight, protein-energy deficiency and deficiencies of vitamins and minerals.
 
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Source: 
Health24

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