1_Nied_HungerDebate&SolutionsPart2bFall11

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Literature review report I: Effectiveness of micronutrient supplementation project 35 pts Review the evidence why adding nutrients is required Evidence/arguments against supplementation Or how a micronutrient alters diseases eg. malaria Folate, iodine, iron, vitamin A, fluoride 3 pages, arial 12 point, single spaced, 1 inch margins, up to 2figures (2 inch X 2 inch) Referencing using 70%+ of references from pubmed (rest from internet, books) I would suggest it modeled like a scientific report -introduction -methods -results -conclusions -references (separate page-not included in 3 page limit)
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Use 70%+ pubmed – other internet sources- books
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Malnutrition =>a general term =>a lack of some/all nutrition necessary for human health. 2 types of malnutrition . 1)Protein-energy malnutrition (PEM) = lack of enough protein (meat/other sources) to provide energy This is the malnutrition generally referred to when world hunger is discussed. 2) Micronutrient (vitamin and mineral) deficiency. This is a more common form of malnutrition.
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Obesity is a third form of malnutrition . Considering obesity as malnutrition expands the usual meaning of the term Obesity =poor nutrition =poor food choices , often due to poverty Is this a developing nation problem???
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Malnutrition, famine, starvation Malnutrition is a general term for a condition caused by improper diet or nutrition, and can occur in conjunction with both under and over consumption of calories. Famine is a widespread scarcity of food that may apply to any fauna species, which phenomenon is usually accompanied by regional malnutrition, starvation, epidemic, and increased mortality. Starvation describes a "state of exhaustion of the body caused by lack of food." This state may precede death.
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World statistics Malnutrition In 2010 the number of malnourished people in the world exceeded 1 billion people, 1/6 th of the world's total population. 6 million children die of hunger every year. According to estimates by the FAO there were 925 million undernourished people in the world in 2010. The FAO (United Nations) reports that the world produces enough food to feed everyone — 6 billion people — and could feed double — 12 billion people. Hungering people is a subset of malnourished people. F griculture O rganization U nited N ations
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925 million hungry/malnourished people in 2010 (close to 1 billion)
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The number of hungry people has increased since 1995-97 This increase is due to : 1)Neglect of agriculture relevant to very poor people by governments and international agencies 2)Current worldwide economic crisis, 3)Significant increase of food prices in the last several years.
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In round numbers there are 7 billion people in the world. Thus, with an estimated 1 billion hungry people in the world,
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This note was uploaded on 11/25/2011 for the course NTR 321 taught by Professor Niederreither during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas.

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