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Type Journal Article - The American journal of clinical nutrition
Title The double burden of malnutrition among adolescents: analysis of data from the Global School-Based Student Health and Health Behavior in School-Aged Children surveys in 57 low-and middle-income countries
Volume 108
Issue 2
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2018
Page numbers 414-424
URL https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/article/108/2/414/5045213
Adults and young children in countries experiencing the nutrition transition are known to be affected simultaneously by undernutrition and overnutrition. Adolescence is a critical period for growth and development. Yet, it is unknown to what extent this double burden of malnutrition affects adolescents in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) and the macrolevel contextual factors associated with the double burden of malnutrition.

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