Lack of proper nutrition, caused by not having enough to eat, not eating enough of the right things, or being unable to use the food that one does eat.
More example sentences
- Food shortages and malnutrition had their biggest impact on Afghan girl children.
- There is a higher incidence of malnutrition and ill health in the war torn areas.
- Many, however, are found to be suffering instead from other illness, or from exhaustion or malnutrition.