Get too little or too much of the nutrients from the foods mentioned by the independent researcher panel for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) now threatens the health of nearly half the world’s population. The threat emerged in the form of malnutrition or obesity.
According to the report, about a quarter of children under five years of natural growth stunting due to malnutrition. In the meantime, by 2030 an estimated one-third of the world’s population experiencing excess weight or obesity.
As we all know obesity is closely associated with heart disease, hypertension, and diabetes. When many infected then it is called will threaten the productivity and growth of the world economy.
On the other side of stunting can also provide broad enough impact. For flower growing, stunting is associated with intelligence that is not optimal and economically stunting is associated with a decline in productivity.
The former President of Ghana John Kufuor shared the head counsellor of science United Kingdom Kingdom Sir John Beddington as the leaders of the study said about two billion people in the world today are not getting the vitamin and mineral intake that fits in his diet.
Predictable situation will be much worse in a span of 20 years ahead and the panel said it took a global effort to deal with it. At least on a par as the world wants to eradicate the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or malaria.
“This is happening partly driven by inequality,” said one member of the panel is Professor Lawrence Haddad from the International Food Policy Research Institute, Guatemala.
“People who have high income and low levels of stunting. Low-income groups to diet based on corn, but they did not get enough vegetables, fruits, milk or other protein sources such as chicken, “continued Lawrence.