More people in the world are obese than underweight, with child and adolescent obesity rising rapidly, particularly in developing nations, the United Nations said ahead of the second annual World Obesity Day on Tuesday.
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According to UNICEF India, "Malnutrition is more common in India than in Sub-Saharan Africa. One in every three malnourished children in the world lives in India."Although India seems to have made a satisfactory leap on ...
Health experts opine that babies that are born with a weight less than normal are exposed to health risks that may include poor physical development, learning difficulties, etc.
A child raised in India is far more likely to be malnourished than one from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe or Somalia, the world's poorest countries.
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A higher intake of proteins from animal sources, like processed and unprocessed red meats, eggs can lead to an increase in mortality rate in people living an unhealthy lifestyle and are obese or underweight, says ...
According to a survey, only one in 10 Indian children aged 6-23 months gets 'adequate diet' and 35.7 per cent of children below five years of age are underweight.