In Many Countries, Obesity and Malnutrition Exist Side by Side.

by ParentCo. June 15, 2016

The latest Global Nutrition Report is the third since health ministers worldwide agreed on targets for improving nutrition by 2025.

Only China, Vietnam and South Korea had no serious problems with any of the three indicators that health experts used as harbingers of poor nutrition: stunted toddlers, anemic young women and obese adults. The United States, Germany and 12 other countries have significant obesity.

Source: Malnutrition and Obesity Coexist in Many Countries, Report Finds - The New York Times


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