Undernutrition

Some articles on undernutrition:

Underfed - In Special Populations - In Women
... World Food Studies in 2003 found that the gap between levels of undernutrition in men and women is generally small, but that the gap varies from region to region and from country ... These small-scale studies showed that female undernutrition prevalence rates exceeded male undernutrition prevalence rates in South/Southeast Asia and Latin ... Datasets for Ethiopia and Zimbabwe reported undernutrition rates between 1.5 and 2 times higher in men than in women however, in India and Pakistan, datasets rates of undernutrition were 1.5-2 times higher in ...
Malnutrition - In Special Populations - In Women
... in 2003 found that the gap between levels of undernutrition in men and women is generally small, but that the gap varies from region to region and from country to ... These small-scale studies showed that female undernutrition prevalence rates exceeded male undernutrition prevalence rates in South/Southeast Asia and Latin America and were lower in Sub-Saharan ... Datasets for Ethiopia and Zimbabwe reported undernutrition rates between 1.5 and 2 times higher in men than in women however, in India and Pakistan, datasets ...
Malnutrition - Definition
... a category of diseases that includes undernutrition, obesity and overweight, and micronutrient deficiency among others ... However it is frequently used to mean just undernutrition from either inadequate calories or inadequate specific dietary components for whatever reason ... may not consume adequate calories and protein for growth and maintenance, such as undernutrition or protein–energy malnutrition (PEM) consume too many calories (overnutrition) have ...
Impact Of Health On Intelligence - Nutrition - Intrauterine Growth Retardation
... Undernutrition during pregnancy, and other factors, may cause intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR), which is one cause of low birth weight ... For example, acute undernutrition for a few months during the Dutch famine of 1944 caused a decrease in mean birthweight in certain areas ... this may have hidden an effect caused by the undernutrition ...
Global Hunger Index - Focus of The GHI 2010: Early Childhood Undernutrition
... Undernutrition among children has reached terrible levels ... The problem of child undernutrition is concentrated in a few countries and regions with more than 90 percent of stunted children living in Africa and Asia ...