Primary Causes Epidemiology and Prevention

A Briend, Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, Paris, France P Nestel, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA

© 2005 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Undernutrition is a condition of poor health resulting from an inadequate intake of energy and/or essential nutrients. It can also be caused by an imbalance between energy and nutrient intakes and requirements due to infection that results in malabsorption, anorexia, or excessive losses.

Breaking Bulimia

Breaking Bulimia

We have all been there: turning to the refrigerator if feeling lonely or bored or indulging in seconds or thirds if strained. But if you suffer from bulimia, the from time to time urge to overeat is more like an obsession.

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