Nearly Half Of Child Deaths Related To Malnutrition, Global Nutrition Report Says
The Guardian: Malnutrition linked to nearly half of deaths among under-fives
“…The 2015 Global Nutrition Report sought to provide a detailed snapshot of the full range of nutrition problems worldwide. It found that 1.9 billion adults are either overweight or obese; 794 million people do not get enough calories; 161 million children under five years old are too short for their age; 51 million children do not weigh enough for their height; and 42 million children are overweight. Nearly half of all deaths of children under five are still related to malnutrition (either lacking sufficient calories or overweight)…” (Chonghaile, 9/16).