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How to use malnutrition in a sentence
We want that whole spectrum in our toolkit so that we can go and offer solutions wherever we go, in Madagascar and across Africa—wherever you have poverty combined with malnutrition and biodiversity issues.They're Healthy. They're Sustainable. So Why Don't Humans Eat More Bugs? | Aryn Baker | February 26, 2021 | Time
She said more children are suffering from malnutrition because they are not receiving the nutritionally balanced meals at schools.D.C. schools announces spending plan for academic intervention targeting students who have fallen behind during pandemic | Perry Stein | February 18, 2021 | Washington Post
Rates of poverty, malnutrition and childhood mortality are going up for the first time in years.The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Erased Decades of Progress on Childhood Vaccination | Jamie Ducharme | September 15, 2020 | Time
According to her notes, she told the family Johnson’s prognosis was “poor” and they discussed what would be best for her in light of her “dementia, renal failure, respiratory failure, and malnutrition.”
Lillian wanted to do something to help curb malnutrition on a grander scale.For teens, big problems may lead to meaningful research | Carolyn Wilke | July 28, 2020 | Science News For Students
“One-third of South Asians and more than half of all Sub-Saharan Africans suffer from malnutrition or undernutrition,” he writes.The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity | William O’Connor | December 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Figueroa told The Daily Beast that her husband indeed was stabbed and he is also anemic from malnutrition.
While food is distributed to families, children living on the UN base in Bentiu continue to struggle with malnutrition.
For children on the brink of severe malnutrition, diarrhea can be the trigger that pushes them over the edge.
A nation that not 20 years ago was struggling with malnutrition, Brazil is now waging an all-too-familiar battle of the bulge.Meet the Chef Fighting to Ensure That Brazilians Will Never Be as Fat as Americans | Brandon Presser | June 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The occupants were all suffering from malnutrition, and there was a great deal of starvation in the town.War in the Garden of Eden | Kermit Roosevelt
The half brute of the London slums had not food enough when a child, and malnutrition is deadly.The Kempton-Wace Letters | Jack London
The underfed workman does not ask for a tonic, but for better economic conditions which shall prevent malnutrition.The Montessori Method | Maria Montessori
However, they could have died from malnutrition and been eaten as carrion.Ecological Studies of the Timber Wolf in Northeastern Minnesota | L. David Mech
It is half what ails folks, that so many of them have no children in their lives and it affects them like malnutrition.Vignettes Of San Francisco | Almira Bailey
British Dictionary definitions for malnutrition
lack of adequate nutrition resulting from insufficient food, unbalanced diet, or defective assimilation
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Scientific definitions for malnutrition
Poor nutrition caused by an insufficient, oversufficient, or poorly balanced diet or by a medical condition, such as chronic diarrhea, resulting in inadequate digestion or utilization of foods.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Cultural definitions for malnutrition
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.