• India
  • The World Bank estimates that India is one of the highest ranking countries in the world for the number of children suffering from malnutrition. (wikipedia.org)
  • This phenomenon is most prevalent in the rural areas of India where more malnutrition exists on an absolute level. (wikipedia.org)
  • affects
  • Malnutrition is a condition that affects bodily capacities of an individual, including growth, pregnancy, lactation, resistance to illness, and cognitive and physical development. (wikipedia.org)
  • Malnutrition is an under-recognised and undertreated health problem to the detriment and negative outcomes for individuals which affects three million people at any one time in the UK being malnourished. (uk.com)
  • Protein-energy malnutrition affects children the most because they have less protein intake. (wikipedia.org)
  • nutrient
  • Diarrhea and other infections can cause malnutrition through decreased nutrient absorption, decreased intake of food, increased metabolic requirements, and direct nutrient loss. (wikipedia.org)
  • underweight
  • There are three commonly used measures for detecting malnutrition in children: stunting (extremely low height for age), underweight (extremely low weight for age), and wasting (extremely low weight for height). (wikipedia.org)
  • children's
  • The U.N. children's fund warned Tuesday that Zimbabwe is facing a food and malnutrition crisis brought on by an El Nino-induced drought. (voanews.com)
  • According to 2008 statistics, out of 10 million children's deaths, 5.6 million can somehow be attributed to malnutrition. (wikipedia.org)
  • mild
  • Even diets of mild protein malnutrition (7.2%) have been shown to have lasting and significant effects in rats. (wikipedia.org)
  • Even mild degrees of malnutrition double the risk of mortality for respiratory and diarrheal disease mortality and malaria. (wikipedia.org)
  • children
  • Breastfeeding can reduce rates of malnutrition and death in children, and efforts to promote the practice increase the rates of breastfeeding. (wikipedia.org)
  • An additional 165 million children were estimated to have stunted growth from malnutrition in 2013. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to a study conducted in 1994/1995 in eleven districts of Tibet, malnutrition affected more than half of the children from 1-7 years old. (wikipedia.org)
  • About 15 children are admitted to the hospital" each day due to severe malnutrition [Mutseyekwa (wikipedia.org)
  • Muesli belt malnutrition is a term coined by Professor Vincent Marks, author of the book Panic Nation, to describe the supposed phenomenon that parents feeding their children what is seen as an "extremely healthy" diet could be depriving their children of essential fats. (wikipedia.org)
  • They are the forgotten children, victims of health-foodism, sufferers from muesli belt malnutrition. (wikipedia.org)
  • Malnutrition in children is common globally and may result in both short and long term irreversible negative health outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that malnutrition accounts for 54 percent of child mortality worldwide, about 1 million children. (wikipedia.org)
  • Children with severe malnutrition are very susceptible to infection. (wikipedia.org)
  • Even after recovering from severe malnutrition, children often remain stunted for the rest of their lives. (wikipedia.org)
  • Children often face malnutrition during the age of rapid development, which can have long-lasting impacts on health. (wikipedia.org)
  • In almost all countries, the poorest quintile of children has the highest rate of malnutrition. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, inequalities in malnutrition between children of poor and rich families vary from country to country, with studies finding large gaps in Peru and very small gaps in Egypt. (wikipedia.org)
  • poorer
  • In rich countries, therefore, obesity is often a sign of poverty and malnutrition while in poorer countries obesity is more associated with wealth and good nutrition. (wikipedia.org)
  • illness
  • Older people may develop malnutrition because aging, illness, and other factors can sometimes lead to a poor appetite, so they may not eat enough. (kidshealth.org)
  • toolkit
  • Malnutrition Matters: Meeting quality standards in nutritional care: A toolkit for Clinical Commissioning Groups and Providers in England. (uk.com)
  • The ASPEN Malnutrition Toolkit allows healthcare professionals to quickly access the latest articles, tools, educational opportunities, and websites to screen, assess, and diagnose malnutrition in your care setting. (nutritioncare.org)
  • often
  • ASPEN has named "Malnutrition Awareness Week™," to help bring awareness through educational programming and resource dissemination to help clinicians understand this often poorly diagnosed condition. (nutritioncare.org)
  • AIDS
  • DREAM (short for "Drug Resources Enhancement against Aids and Malnutrition", formerly "Drug Resource Enhancement against AIDS in Mozambique") is an AIDS therapy program promoted by the Christian Community of Sant'Egidio. (wikipedia.org)
  • diagnosis
  • While a recent ASPEN survey found compliance with accreditation standards in completing a nutrition screen and most institutions have a nutrition assessment process, there is considerable heterogeneity in both use of tools and mechanisms for diagnosis, treatment of coding capture of malnutrition. (nutritioncare.org)
  • rates
  • Malnutrition rates have declined over the past months with better access to the needy population, FAO said. (fao.org)