Malnutrition

Last Updated: September 29 2022

Malnutrition refers to deficiencies, excesses, or imbalances in a person’s intake of energy and/or nutrients. It includes undernutrition (stunting, wasting, underweight), inappropriate micronutrient intake, overweight/obesity, and diet-related noncommunicable diseases.

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