Problems with nutrition range from a lack of food to an imbalanced or inadequate diet. Being underweight is a major risk factor for both mortality and disease and poor nutrition affects long-term productivity and socioeconomic development. To highlight the problems of malnutrition and poor nutrition, and to spotlight some of the solutions that might help to improve nutrition in the developing world, SciDevNet have put together a selection of articles on topics ranging from the causes of malnutrition to advice for policymakers on how to improve nutrition.
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