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Malnutrition

  • By: Colin D. Butler
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

There is an unequal pattern in the global consumption of nutrition, but there are significant health risks to overnutrition as well as undernutrition. Most people associate the word malnutrition exclusively with poverty, hunger, and a deficiency of vitamins and minerals, but ...

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