Archive for the ‘Malnutrition’ Category
At other times the ghost of hunger is sweeping the world for any one crop fails, a war with another country, civil war or bad weather without food could leave thousands or millions. With the development of agribusiness and food industry have left many countries cruel ghost. But while many people will directly open the closet to find something to eat or turn the tap to enjoy a glass of cold water, most of the world is still hungry.
Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted in 1948 after World War II is clear and states that have that hunger and malnutrition is removed from the world, because every person has a right to good nutrition as a non-Quan sinus to full physical and mental development. This is a basic and very obvious to say but to this day, decades later, remains the rights violated. United Nations, since the Ministry of Agriculture and Food, believes that today there are about 1500 million people are hungry or malnourished.
When we think of malnutrition can not help but remember that the African children stunted in the state by the lack of nutrients the body needs.
We all know that the food consists of elements that differ, such as protein, calories and vitamins are necessary for health and adequate growth. If the amount required is missing effects can be serious, especially if the children grow up the children.
Malnutrition is one of the consequences of poverty and yet can cause other serious illnesses such as pneumonia and tuberculosis.
In adults could be seen reduced mental capacity.
Malnutrition can affect not only the body but the mind of the individual.
Widespread malnutrition. 50% of those affected die, and all children under 5 years old.