30 Jun, 2021
48 Min Read
|GS-I||Glacial Lake Atlas of Ganga River Basin released||Indian Geography|
|GS-III||Pilot Scheme on Fortification of Rice & its distribution under PDS||Economic Issues|
|PT Pointer||OPEC and OPEC+ Countries||International Relations|
|Important GS Topics||COVID and Malnourishment||S&T|
Benefits of Glacial Lake Atlas
What is Malnutrition ?
Malnutrition refers to deficiencies, excesses or imbalances in a person’s intake of energy and/or nutrients. The term malnutrition addresses 3 broad groups of conditions:
Globally, at least 1 in 3 children under 5 is undernourished or overweight and at least 1 in 2 children suffer from hidden hunger.
Malnutrition and Undernutrition
Causes of Malnutrition
Covid-19 and Malnutrition
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