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 notes that “Cases of Victorian-era diseases including scurvy, scarlet fever, cholera and whooping cough have increased since 2010”. It is a complicated issue that certainly deserves more attention.

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