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Malnutrition is a condition which occurs when there is a deficiency of certain vital nutrients in a person’s diet. The deficiency fails to meet the demands of the body leading to effects on the growth, physical health, mood, behaviour and other functions of the body. Malnutrition commonly affects children and the elderly.
Gut-boosting food may put an end to childhood malnutrition worldwide

Gut-boosting food may put an end to childhood malnutrition worldwide

New therapeutic food boosts key growth-promoting gut microbes in malnourished children

New therapeutic food boosts key growth-promoting gut microbes in malnourished children

New study to ease plight of patients with advanced cancer

New study to ease plight of patients with advanced cancer

Researchers reveal two metabolic pathways that may play a role in DOHaD hypothesis

Researchers reveal two metabolic pathways that may play a role in DOHaD hypothesis

Community-residing older adults benefit from food and nutrition programs

Community-residing older adults benefit from food and nutrition programs

Researchers describe the early warning signs of eating disorders

Researchers describe the early warning signs of eating disorders

Research project to investigate causes of persistent anemia among Peruvian children

Research project to investigate causes of persistent anemia among Peruvian children

Women's work in agriculture seems to have negative impact on household nutrition

Women's work in agriculture seems to have negative impact on household nutrition

Study emphasizes need for prioritizing nutrition care for home health patients

Study emphasizes need for prioritizing nutrition care for home health patients

Adequate protein intake linked with reduced risk of frailty

Adequate protein intake linked with reduced risk of frailty

Nurses play key role in promoting compassionate care for patients with alcohol use disorder

Nurses play key role in promoting compassionate care for patients with alcohol use disorder

Bacteriophage can have a profound impact on the dynamics of gut microbiome, study finds

Bacteriophage can have a profound impact on the dynamics of gut microbiome, study finds

Foods enhanced with proven health benefits are stuck in 'development limbo', GM expert says

Foods enhanced with proven health benefits are stuck in 'development limbo', GM expert says

Living in a warzone linked to increased risk of heart attack and stroke, finds study

Living in a warzone linked to increased risk of heart attack and stroke, finds study

Analyzing properties of texture-modified foods for people with dysphagia

Analyzing properties of texture-modified foods for people with dysphagia

UMass Amherst scientist's new book explores the brave new world of science and food

UMass Amherst scientist's new book explores the brave new world of science and food

Study may explain mystery of long-term parasitic infections

Study may explain mystery of long-term parasitic infections

Largest study of women with hyperemesis gravidarum launches in Europe

Largest study of women with hyperemesis gravidarum launches in Europe

Routine screening for SCD among refugees could help prevent life-threatening complications

Routine screening for SCD among refugees could help prevent life-threatening complications

Innovative 'gut-on-a-chip' technology will help better understand Crohn's disease

Innovative 'gut-on-a-chip' technology will help better understand Crohn's disease