The Frontlines of the Battle Against Malnutrition, May 2011

Malnutrition is a world wide problem, even with modern agricultural practices. Yet, approximately one person in six is undernourished around the world. Children in developing countries are particularly vulnerable to malnutrition – and those who manage to survive are often irreversibly physically and mentally stunted. With nearly one billion people going to bed hungry every night, there is a dramatic disconnect between our society of plenty and the stark reality of life in places like sub-Saharan Africa. What does true malnutrition look like up-close? How does it affect the brain and body? What can be done to not only stop and reverse malnutrition in children, but to prevent it in the first place?

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The Frontlines of the Battle Against Malnutrition, May 2011

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