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malnutrition

Food & nutrition
December 15, 2014

Is your child malnourished?

Malnutrition is one of the top 5 causes of disease and illness amongst kids around the world – and only those living in areas where food is scarce. When people think about malnutrition they most often imagine a starving child. And yes, while starvation is still a serious problem in many parts of the world, the problem of malnutrition does not stop there. (more…)
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malnutrition
Food & nutrition
October 9, 2014

South Africans still suffer from malnutrition

It is a harsh reality that malnutrition is alive and well in South Africa - it plays a part in over 60% of deaths in children under the age of 5, as well as our ever increasing HIV infection and obesity rates. It is estimated that around 30% of South African children have stunted growth due to malnutrition in early life. High risk population groups are the young and elderly - those primarily dependent on others for providing their food.
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