Hunger and Obesity on the Rise in Latin America, UN Food Body Warns

by teleSUR

The FAO said tackling rising obesity, a form of malnutrition, in the region is a main concern. [Photo: Reuters]

“Nowadays, it is easy to find homes with one malnourished child and an overweight mother, or a chronically malnourished and overweight child or one with a vitamin and mineral deficiency”

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