Malnutrition still lives well in the public consciousness today, and many parents think that a normal or overweight child cannot be malnourished. It can be.
Even though a child may be malnourished, it is excessiveNearly half of all deaths in children under the age of 5 are due to malnutrition, which means that around 3 million toddlers die every year in the world, a normal or overweight child should not be underweight. First and foremost not in relation to the body, but in relation to the body's adequate energy and nutrient supplyand is a growing problem in advanced societies. On World Food Day, experts call attention to the development of a deficiency the first 1000 days of lifeIn fact, in some parts of the world, obesity and its health risks are a growing problem, while in other countries food is struggling with daily food shortages. Although most malnourished children live in underdeveloped or developing countries, one-sided nutrition is also present in developed countries as compared to 155 million children under the age of 5 in the world in 2016. This is because malnutrition not equal to low body weight, but also the lack of vitamins, trace elements, and minerals that are needed for growth and for the body to function properly.