China Deficiencies

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China Deficiencies Nutrient deficiencies have continuously decreased, but China still faces the dual challenges of nutrient deficiency and nutrition imbalance. Micronutrient malnutrition (also called ‘hidden hunger’) is prevalent among underprivileged populations in the country. Deficiencies of micronutrients are still common, and pose a serious problem, especially among children in rural areas Iron: Anemia 26% of the nation's women between 15 and 45 years of age and 32% of all children under 2 are anemic due to iron deficiency. Folate: Anemia and Neural tube defects, cardiovascular disease China also experiences the highest rates in the world of neural tube defects (a severe congenital disease causing mental and physical handicaps), which affect 80,000 children per year. A large proportion of Chinese adults have low folate status (about 40% overall and 60% in northern China). Low plasma and red blood cells are putting adults at a high risk for
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