PRB Topic Feed: Nutrition/Topics/Nutrition.aspxPRB Discuss Online: Who Is Malnourished or Hungry in the World? Why? What Can We Do to Help?During a PRB Discuss Online, Bill Butz, president and CEO of PRB, answered participants' questions about malnutrition, hunger, and food security. Read a transcript of the questions and answers.12/06/2006/Publications/Articles/2006/discussiondec2006.aspxf64219b6-f913-40b7-abbe-6a4fb2bd5d50Nutrition of Women and Adolescent Girls: Why It MattersAlthough malnutrition's effects on women have been recognized for decades, little measurable progress has been made. Inadequate nutrition wreaks havoc not only with women's health: Children of malnourished women are more likely to face cognitive impairments, short stature, lower resistance to infections, and a higher risk of disease and death throughout their lives. 07/21/2003/Publications/Articles/2003/NutritionofWomenandAdolescentGirlsWhyItMatters.aspx97510113-ca96-47bc-9975-c8fcc434205fAudio PageThe more social ties people have at an early age, the better their health in young adulthood and old age, according to a 2016 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Their study was the first to definitively link social connections with specific health measures such as abdominal obesity, inflammation, and high blood pressure—all of which increase the risk of disease, including heart disease, stroke, and cancer. 01/25/2017/Multimedia/Audio/2017/friends-socializing-important-to-good-health.aspx8ebcc80c-7b27-490b-8d59-0496455ae9e6Malnutrition: Meeting the Global Challenge The multimedia presentation, "Malnutrition: Meeting the Global Challenge" presents the state of progress in achieving the World Health Assembly's nutrition targets and the challenges ahead. 10/29/2015/Multimedia/Video/2015/renew-global-malnutrition.aspxb80a040f-34b7-435d-a00b-88d647d8d511Improving Nutrition and Food Security Through Family PlanningThe goal of the ENGAGE Presentation, "Improving Nutrition and Food Security Through Family Planning," is to raise awareness and understanding among decisionmakers about how family planning can help improve key measures of nutrition for mothers, infants, and children, as well as improve food security on a broader scale. 08/31/2015/Multimedia/Video/2015/engage-fp-nutrition-foodsecurity.aspxd6985ea4-77b3-4694-be2d-6e9ab7df403cNutrition on the Rise: Raising Kenya's FutureDuring the first week of August, the Population Reference Bureau joins the international community in celebrating World Breastfeeding Week. In Kenya, breastfeeding has dramatically improved over the last decade, from 13 percent to almost two-thirds of infants under 6 months exclusively breastfeeding as recommended by the World Health Organization. Unfortunately, each year, more than 70,000 children still die in Kenya before their fifth birthday. Malnutrition contributes to nearly half of these deaths. See the story, the consequences, the challenges, and the solutions to alleviating this crisis in the new multimedia presentation, "Nutrition on the Rise: Raising Kenya's Future." 08/05/2015/Multimedia/Video/2015/renew-kenya-malnutrition.aspxb5a198c9-df00-45a3-b559-7a259b440277Malnutrition: Nigeria's Silent CrisisEach year about 1 million Nigerian children die before their fifth birthday. Malnutrition contributes to nearly half of these deaths. This multimedia presentation, "Malnutrition: Nigeria's Silent Crisis," describes the situation, the costs and consequences, and solutions to alleviating this crisis. It is designed as a tool to raise awareness and mobilize commitment and resources among Nigeria’s policymakers and leaders, and among global partners.06/15/2015/Multimedia/Video/2015/renew-nigeria-malnutrition.aspxb85bc0e8-4e85-4977-b60c-994979df2f7aNutrition01/01/0001/Topics/Nutrition.aspxdb04f58a-4e7b-4125-a29e-156bbf207904Nutrition on the Rise"Nutrition on the Rise," part of the RENEW (Reenergizing Nutrition--Expanding Worldwide) Project, is designed for global audiences to raise the visibility of malnutrition and its costs, consequences, and solutions.08/30/2012/Multimedia/Video/2012/renew-nutrition.aspx6cd6c3bd-7d03-4cd7-a1c1-aa0fb2a7dd07Early Childhood Nutrition And EconomicsWith Reynaldo Martorell, Robert W. Woodruff professor of international nutrition at Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health.02/14/2008/Multimedia/Audio/2008/Nutrition.aspxef8146cd-f565-43c7-9bd9-d1a42635cdf8