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Malnutrition in the Developed World: More Widespread than You Might Think.

Many people in the modern Western world consider malnutrition to be a very remote problem: either geographically far removed or historically remote, happening in the long forgotten dark ages of civilization. But in a shocking article published in the Independent, Malnutrition and ‘Victorian’ diseases soaring in England ‘due to food poverty and cuts’, Dean Kirby […]

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Vitamin A Deficiency: Who it affects and Why it Matters

According to the World Health Organization’s Micronutrient Deficiencies page, Vitamin A Deficiency (VAD) is a widespread problem worldwide (affecting over 50% of countries in the world) and is particularly harmful for children and pregnant mothers. Insufficient Vitamin A can lead to visual impairment, blindness and early death, especially in children within the crucial age bracket […]