PRB Topic Feed: Nutrition/Topics/Nutrition.aspxWater, Sanitation, Hygiene, and Malnutrition in IndiaIn India, almost 62 million children (48 percent) across all income groups are stunted. 09/23/2014/Publications/Articles/2014/india-sanitation-malnutrition.aspx4b21dc29-dfb9-4221-9a71-e6e92b42a707Reducing Child Malnutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa: Surveys Find Mixed ProgressChronic malnutrition has been a persistent problem for young children in sub-Saharan Africa. The region has now the world's highest rate of stunting among children (43 percent) and has shown little improvement over the past 15 years.09/25/2008/Publications/Articles/2008/stuntingssa.aspx72883e57-bb63-4ad3-9219-b5c0ea75e118Evidence Can Help Make Sustainable Development Investments StrategicThe Population and Poverty (PopPov) Conference on Population, Reproductive Health, and Economic Development highlighted evidence relevant to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.06/23/2015/Publications/Articles/2015/poppov-investing-in-women.aspx213887c7-ffa6-40cf-81d2-e4a453dc62cdWorld Population Highlights 2007: MalnutritionDespite progress in reducing stunting and underweight in some regions, about 30 percent of all children in low- and middle-income countries are underweight. Moreover, more than 2 billion people worldwide suffer from deficiencies in micronutrients, or key vitamins and minerals. 08/16/2007/Publications/Articles/2007/623Malnutrition.aspxc60eddeb-9b30-49ed-b4b7-697606726230Obesity Threatens the Health of Older EuropeansAbout one-half of the men and more than one-third of the women ages 50 or older in 10 European countries were overweight or obese.06/19/2008/Publications/Articles/2008/obesityineurope.aspxb9d01a19-d808-41b6-9115-9c3afcd533e3Women's Edition: Photos From Tharparkar, Pakistan Farah Zahidi Moazzam of Pakistan is one of 13 journalists from around the world in PRB's current Women’s Edition. In honor of International Women's Day, she recently traveled 6.5 hours by car outside of Karachi to the remote and food-insecure district Tharparkar. 03/18/2011/Publications/Articles/2011/international-womens-day-pakistan-photos.aspxa7eee79a-909e-469e-889d-114be9e4ea53Obesity in the U.S.: Reaching a Critical MassThe percentage of Americans who are overweight or obese has grown steadily: a 35 percent increase since 1994 alone. This rise is especially marked among children. 01/13/2003/Publications/Articles/2003/ObesityintheUSReachingaCriticalMass.aspxa6844130-c124-4a7c-b67c-c83cddc8d2baWorld Food Day Highlights Plight of Nearly 1 Billion Undernourished PeopleThe UN Food and Agriculture Organization warns that the deepening financial crisis, global warming, and even the boom in biofuels threaten to expand the populations at risk of chronic undernourishment in coming decades. 10/15/2008/Publications/Articles/2008/worldfoodday.aspxa5ed21f2-dd3e-4226-9952-8741207ba114For Malnourished Boys, Earliest Days a Critical Window for Cognitive DevelopmentIn rural Nicaragua where malnutrition is widespread, improved nutrition and health care during a boy's first 1,000 days (from the beginning of his mother's pregnancy to about age 2) has a lasting positive impact on cognitive development and learning, new research finds.06/14/2013/Publications/Articles/2013/malnutrition-boys.aspx7375bbc0-9b7b-4afc-a05e-a5a9038939cdHow Changing Age Structure and Urbanization Will Affect Food Security in sub-Saharan AfricaPopulation growth is not the only factor that will contribute to increased food needs in sub-Saharan Africa. Changes in age structure and urbanization will also play significant roles in the growth of food needs in the region.03/09/2012/Publications/Articles/2012/food-security-aging-urbanization.aspx647fa9f6-604e-42a7-8e21-1a721a2084e9