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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.
Assessing the potential of improving circularity in the food system

Assessing the potential of improving circularity in the food system

Researchers discover a new way plants are adapting to changing climate

Researchers discover a new way plants are adapting to changing climate

Turning to Sustainable Science for a Healthier Tomorrow

Turning to Sustainable Science for a Healthier Tomorrow

Extreme heat exposure increases malnutrition among children in low-income countries

Extreme heat exposure increases malnutrition among children in low-income countries

How rice breeders develop a new low glycemic index, high protein rice

How rice breeders develop a new low glycemic index, high protein rice

Reducing the amount of protein in diet produces an array of favorable health outcomes, study says

Reducing the amount of protein in diet produces an array of favorable health outcomes, study says

Understanding how genetic and environmental factors affect lentil crops

Understanding how genetic and environmental factors affect lentil crops

Farming Outside of the Box; Creating a More Sustainable Future for Agriculture

Farming Outside of the Box; Creating a More Sustainable Future for Agriculture

Scientists recognize neuronal processes that regulate food cravings during pregnancy

Scientists recognize neuronal processes that regulate food cravings during pregnancy

New report highlights the impact of climate change on food systems

New report highlights the impact of climate change on food systems

Smart food-tracking system could help reduce malnutrition in long-term care homes

Smart food-tracking system could help reduce malnutrition in long-term care homes

WVU food science experts determine the properties of protein in several insect powders

WVU food science experts determine the properties of protein in several insect powders

DNA analyses reveals insights into ancestry, social organization of ancient people in the Nile Valley

DNA analyses reveals insights into ancestry, social organization of ancient people in the Nile Valley

Cornell food scientists develop new tool to quantify zinc status within the body

Cornell food scientists develop new tool to quantify zinc status within the body

New partnership to harness the power of genomic science to overcome poverty, hunger, and malnutrition

New partnership to harness the power of genomic science to overcome poverty, hunger, and malnutrition

How is Climate Change affecting Global Agriculture?

How is Climate Change affecting Global Agriculture?

Experts develop new method to quantify the physiological status of zinc

Experts develop new method to quantify the physiological status of zinc

Microgreens can provide global nutrition security, study claims

Microgreens can provide global nutrition security, study claims

Research provides new insights into growth hormone receptor gene's evolutionary history

Research provides new insights into growth hormone receptor gene's evolutionary history

Research tool launched to support sustainable development in the agricultural sector

Research tool launched to support sustainable development in the agricultural sector