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People who are undernourished are chronically hungry, meaning they don’t have enough to eat for a normal, healthy and active life for a period of at least a year.
WORLD HUNGER SURGED IN 2020, WITH 1 IN 10 PEOPLE ON EARTH UNDERNOURISHEDLGBTQ-EDITORJULY 15, 2021NO STRAIGHT NEWS
In his 1970 Nobel lecture, he called the increases in food production “still modest in terms of total needs” and, pointing out that half the world is undernourished, said “no room is left for complacency.”
WHY I’M A PROUD SOLUTIONISTJASON CRAWFORDJULY 13, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Being undernourished has a negative impact on hormone function.
DON’T BUY WHAT WELLNESS INFLUENCERS ARE SELLINGABARRONIANJULY 8, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
There, 118 undernourished children ages 12 to 18 months received either the gut microbe–friendly food or a more traditional ready-to-use supplementary food twice a day for three months.
FOOD THAT BOOSTS GUT MICROBES COULD BE A NEW WAY TO HELP MALNOURISHED KIDSJEANNE ERDMANNJUNE 7, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Nevertheless, that proportion has since held fairly steady, and the absolute number of undernourished people has been rising.
WHY PEOPLE STILL STARVE IN AN AGE OF ABUNDANCEBOBBIE JOHNSONDECEMBER 17, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Many countries were devastated, undernourished and stripped bare of food and agricultural equipment because of enemy occupation.
HARPER'S PICTORIAL LIBRARY OF THE WORLD WAR, VOLUME XIIVARIOUS
Under such conditions many voles appear to be undernourished, and some are actually emaciated.
ASPECTS OF REPRODUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE PRAIRIE VOLE (MICROTUS OCHROGASTER)HENRY S. FITCH
In their wan faces, in their undernourished bodies, would be indelibly written the bitter defeat of their parents.
THE PIVOT OF CIVILIZATIONMARGARET SANGER
The undernourished proletariat lacked the initiative to go out where the food came from.
GREENER THAN YOU THINKWARD MOORE
By the way, she was so skinny to this time and so undernourished; look as skinny as she could be and she did not feel good.
WARREN COMMISSION (8 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. VIII (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
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WORDS RELATED TO UNDERNOURISHED

  • angular
  • anorectic
  • bony
  • gangly
  • malnourished
  • puny
  • scrawny
  • shadow
  • skeleton
  • skin and bones
  • skinny
  • starved
  • stringbean
  • undernourished
  • undersized
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