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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 115
Published: 24 May 2016
10.1159/000441882
EISBN: 978-3-318-05685-3
... Abstract Although still a powerful economy, Germany faces rising income inequality and food insecurity. Quantitative data show that nutritional poverty in Germany has become a fact, especially for social welfare recipients. This contribution gives an overview and discusses the limits of results...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 73
Published: 26 October 2012
10.1159/000341303
EISBN: 978-3-318-02116-5
... or incomes. Shopping in low-cost supermarkets was another powerful predictor of bodyweight. Bodyweight gain may be best predicted not by any one nutrient, food or beverage but by low diet cost. Higher obesity rates in poor neighborhoods may be the toxic consequence of economic insecurity. Alleviating poverty...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 98
Published: 24 April 2024
10.1159/000534988
EISBN: 978-3-318-07263-1
... the impact of parental attitudes and family circumstances on infant and childhood nutrition. Early intervention strategies are crucial for optimal development, emphasizing the importance of adequate care for low-birth-weight infants, breastfeeding, immunization, poverty reduction, and avoidance...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 121
Published: 01 December 2020
10.1159/000507494
EISBN: 978-3-318-06698-2
... Abstract Some of the biggest global issues are poor diets, environmental concerns, and poverty. To tackle malnutrition, fast-growing lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, environmental concerns like climate change, land and water scarcity, and poverty, we need to incorporate dietary and on-farm...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 121
Published: 01 December 2020
10.1159/000507488
EISBN: 978-3-318-06698-2
... malnutrition rate in the countryside. On the other hand, poverty often correlates directly with the type of energy supply and food security. Energy is provided mainly by biomass through firewood, charcoal, peat, and agricultural residues, which implies further deforestation. These factors increase the pressure...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 118
Published: 24 April 2018
10.1159/000484463
EISBN: 978-3-318-06253-3
... Abstract In recent decades, global undernourishment rates have declined, and health and nutrition have improved. Yet the pace of progress has been shamefully slow. To break the cycle of poverty, hunger, and undernutrition, the problems of hunger and undernutrition must be addressed first...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 121
Published: 01 December 2020
10.1159/000507489
EISBN: 978-3-318-06698-2
... development. To emphasize the interrelations between economics and sustainable diets, the first two of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) are: (1) No Poverty and (2) Zero Hunger. Every country has marginalized populations with food insecurity, aggravated by natural and man-made disasters and whose...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 115
Published: 24 May 2016
10.1159/000442106
EISBN: 978-3-318-05685-3
... Abstract Around 800 million people worldwide are still starving. Around 2 billion are somehow able to allay their hunger yet remain malnourished because their food does not contain sufficient nutrients. There are many reasons for this: for people living in poverty and precarious conditions...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 99
Published: 29 May 2024
10.1159/000534966
EISBN: 978-3-318-07336-2
... recommendations on nutrition treatment strategies are emphasized. Undernutrition and nutritional deficiencies were expected to increase in less developed countries, but also in underprivileged societal groups in well-developed countries, due to an increase in poverty, unemployment, and food insecurity...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 118
Published: 24 April 2018
EISBN: 978-3-318-06253-3
.... Helsinki, UNU-WIDER, 2017. 6. UN General Assembly: Universal Declaration of Human Rights. 10 December 1948, Resolution 217 A (III), Paris, 1948. 7. Alkire S, Foster J: Counting and Multidimensional Poverty Measurement. OPHI Working Paper 7. OPHI, Oxford, University of Oxford, 2017. 8. Alkire S...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 97
Published: 12 May 2023
10.1159/000529005
EISBN: 978-3-318-07170-2
... simultaneously within many low-income populations and even within single families. There are common underlying causes to each element of the triple burden of malnutrition. In broad terms, these are as follows: poverty – a lack of access to the most nourishing foods; poor dietary choices – a lack of knowledge...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 199
Published: 17 December 2021
10.1159/000517712
EISBN: 978-3-318-06937-2
... multidisciplinary effort from employers, health authorities, researchers, and governments. Prevention and Treatment: Strategies can be implemented at global, local, and individual levels. Global efforts include actions to decrease poverty and climate change consequences, while increasing access to safe water...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 111
Published: 18 November 2014
10.1159/000362322
EISBN: 978-3-318-02667-2
... Undernutrition Developing countries Poverty Human capital Food and nutrition insecurity Key Messages • Undernutrition is an outcome of many interlinked disadvantages rooted in poverty. • It is also a major cause of poverty. There is a vicious cycle between undernutrition, low...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 118
Published: 24 April 2018
10.1159/000484336
EISBN: 978-3-318-06253-3
... of Human Rights. For comparison, we also apply the Alkire-Foster (AF) approach, which is well known for its application in the United Nations Development Programme's Multidimensional Poverty Index. Indicators relevant to the nutritional welfare of young children are drawn from Demographic and Health...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 118
Published: 24 April 2018
10.1159/000484334
EISBN: 978-3-318-06253-3
... on addressing malnutrition in all its forms by committing, under SDG 2, to “end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture.” However, nutrition has also a role to play in achieving other goals of the 2030 Agenda, including goals related to poverty, health...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 118
Published: 24 April 2018
10.1159/000484646
EISBN: 978-3-318-06253-3
...% of children under 5 years are stunted, and 3 million children die every year as a consequence of hidden hunger. The causes of hidden hunger are as diverse as the consequences: cultivating monocultures depletes soils of nutrients and people in poverty want to fill their stomachs before they worry about...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 118
Published: 24 April 2018
10.1159/000484512
EISBN: 978-3-318-06253-3
... Abstract Undernutrition and overnutrition pose a significant challenge in many developing countries, including India. While one of the millennium development goal was to eradicate poverty and hunger by 2015, leaving health service workers with a compounding dilemma of solving both...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 118
Published: 24 April 2018
10.1159/000484393
EISBN: 978-3-318-06253-3
... and 11-9%). Children below 5 years in Egypt and Tunisia also suffer from higher risks to become overweight and obese; 14-16% are considered overweight. Food security is limited in all countries, especially in Sudan. All four countries have nutrition and/or poverty alleviation policies in place...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 118
Published: 24 April 2018
10.1159/000484470
EISBN: 978-3-318-06253-3
... Abstract Agriculture can be an important engine of growth and poverty reduction. But the general trends in agricultural production in Kyrgyzstan over the last couple of decades have been negative. Numerous reasons for this unfavorable situation have been published. Natural causes...