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A brief guide to malnutrition and its impact globally and in Bangladesh.
Stunting:abnormally low height-for-age.
Wasting:abnormally low weight-for-height.
Underweight:abnormally low weight-for-age.
Branca F, Piwoz E, Schultink W, Sullivan LM. Nutrition and health in women, children, and adolescent girls.
Black RE et al. Maternal and Child Nutrition Study Group. Maternal and child undernutrition and overweight in low income and middle income countries. Lancet. 2013;382:427-51.