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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The forms of malnutrition are undernutrition, specific nutrient deficiency, overnutrition and imbalance.
In SA, both undernutrition and overnutrition are prevalent in young children, which is partly due to poor breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices.
Adipose tissue is a biological caloric reservoir that expands itself in response to overnutrition and releases lipids in response to energy deficit.
26] Despite these concerns, undernutrition was exclusively seen in the dialysis group and we recorded only a single case of overnutrition in the same group.
This years celebration of the Nutrition Month highlights the campaign against under and overnutrition as well as non- communicable diseases (NCDs).
The implications for the future of countries are frightening … undernutrition is declining, but overnutrition is expected to become the largest social and economic burden in the region," the U.
In developing countries such as India, the problem of both undernutrition and overnutrition coexists due to wide socioeconomic disparities.
Chopra M, Galbraith S and I Darnton-Hill A global response to a global problem: the epidemic of overnutrition.
Different levels of overnutrition and weight gain during pregnancy have differential effects on fetal growth and organ development.
DM is a group of metabolic diseases that are caused by overnutrition (mainly high-fat diet) and a lack of physical activity [89].
Overnutrition and undernutrition commonly coexist in the same communities and even the same households, affecting both rich and poor countries alike.