There are a number of factors which can influence diet including social and economic factors.Read More
Malnutrition, in all its forms, includes undernutrition (the intake of inadequate vitamins or minerals) overweight, obesity and resulting diet-related non-communicable diseases (15). It can lead to reduced immunity, which can impair an individual’s ability to protect and recover from illness. At the same time, repeated infections can lead to malnutrition.
According to the World Health Organization (15), there are three broad groups: