Proper nutrition is an important factor for good health and disease prevention, especially for vulnerable groups such as children and pregnant and lactating women (PLWs). Acute malnutrition in children can have severe life-long consequences for the individuals and the countries.

For nations to achieve nutrition security, all people must have access to a variety of nutritious foods and potable drinking water; knowledge, resources, and skills for healthy living; prevention, treatment, and care for diseases affecting nutrition status; and safety-net systems during crisis situations, such as natural disasters or deleterious social and political systems.[1]

 


[1] https://jandonline.org/article/S2212-2672(13)00128-7/fulltext

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For nations to achieve nutrition security, all people must have access to a variety of nutritious foods and potable drinking water; knowledge, resources, and skills for healthy living; prevention, treatment, and care for diseases affecting nutrition status; and safety-net systems during crisis situations, such as natural disasters or deleterious social and political systems.

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