overnutrition


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overnutrition

(ˌəʊvənjuːˈtrɪʃən)
n
(Biology) biology the excessive supply of nutrients so as to hinder growth and metabolism
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Other forms include specific nutrient deficiency, overnutrition and imbalance.
Tad-y said MNHS is at risk to double-burden of malnutrition with undernutrition since a considerable number of underweight/wasted students from Calajunan are recipients of a feeding program, and also overnutrition.
"As a result, exposures to adverse lifestyle factors or poor or overnutrition during spermatogenesis may affect the reprogramming of methylation profiles at imprinted genes.
[1] Malnutrition includes both undernutrition, which is mostly due to inadequate dietary intake, and overnutrition which is a manifestation of excessive consumption of energy and nutrients.
A global response to a global problem: The epidemic of overnutrition. Bull World Health Organ 2002;80:952-8.
The Rwanda program supported 12 new programs out of a total of 22 training programs, but it would appear that the training of nutritionists was not one of these, while malnutrition, whether undernutrition or 'overnutrition,' is a major public health issue in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly with the nutrition transition and the resulting rise of obesity and associated NCDs.
The burden of malnutrition is evident around the world, with developed countries often dealing with effects of overnutrition while developing countries struggle to combat undernutrition and growing overnutrition amongst the elites.
Furthermore, obesity in menopausal women is closely associated with oxidative stress, which can be further deteriorated by chronic overnutrition. In our study, we investigated the underlying mechanisms among obesity, antioxidant/oxidant status and inflammatory processes in ovariectomized rats fed high-triglyceride diet.
Malnutrition is a broad term commonly used as an alternative to undernutrition, but technically it also refers to overnutrition. People are malnourished if their diet does not provide adequate calories and proteins for growth and maintenance or they are unable to fully utilise the food due to illness (undernutrition).
Teng also emphasized the need for vivid assessment of the Southeast Asian region's agricultural situation across all levels-taking micro, meso and macro perspectives-and for drastic steps to reshape the scenario at its roots to address the looming relevant problems of prevalent malnutrition in rural areas and the emerging overnutrition in urban settings, among other changing demographics and contexts of agriculture and development in the region.
This relationship can be observed in another programming model, in which rats are submitted to neonatal overnutrition by the reduction of litter size.
Stimuli including overnutrition, physical inactivity, and ageing might lead to oversecretion of proinflammatory cytokine, ultimately resulting in insulin resistance, diabetes, and its cardiovascular complications.