Open Access Mini Review

Global Scenario of Malnutrition: A Review

Faizul Hassan Shah*

Department of Nutritional Sciences, Institute of Diet and Nutritional Sciences, Pakistan

Corresponding Author

Received Date: July 15, 2019;  Published Date: June 10, 2020


Billions of people in the world are suffering from malnutrition. Malnutrition is widely prevalent in under-develop world especially South Asia and Africa where more than half of the world’s malnourished children are found. There are variety of nutritional deficiency outcomes such as stunting, wasting, low birth weight and overweight. Consequently, low productivity, poverty and low standard of living are widespread. This review provides an overview of global scenario of malnutrition.

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