Malnutrition in Developing Countries, From Undernutrition to Obesity!
1Consultant Pediatrician, Tawam Hospital, UAE
2Pediatric Resident, Tawam Hospital, UAE
Received Date: August 08, 2019; Published Date: August 21, 2019
Malnutrition is defined as deficiencies, excesses, or imbalances in a person’s intake of energy and/or nutrients. It addresses 3 conditions which are; undernutrition, micronutrient-related malnutrition and overweight (WHO 2019). Every country in the world has one or more forms of malnutrition and combating malnutrition has always been one of the most important goals of healthcare.