Micronutrient malnutrition, obesity, and chronic disease in countries undergoing the nutrition transition: potential links and program/policy implications

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Eckhardt, Cara L.;
  • Subject: Agricultural extension work, Pro-poor growth, Capacity strengthening,

This paper discusses the potential long-term effects of micronutrient malnutrition in early childhood on obesity and related disease outcomes. The links between early micronutrient malnutrition, stunting, and subsequent short adult stature — emerging risk factors for ob... View more
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