Association between chronic undernutrition and hypertension.

  title={Association between chronic undernutrition and hypertension.},
  author={Ana Lydia Sawaya and R. M. C. C. Sesso and Telma Maria de Menezes Toledo Flor{\^e}ncio and Maria Teresa Bechere Fernandes and Paula Andr{\'e}a Shinzato Ferreira Martins},
  journal={Maternal & child nutrition},
  volume={1 3},
In developing countries nutritional deficit during prenatal and continuing in post-natal life is very common. This condition leads to stunting and important metabolic changes. Over 30% of children in the world are stunted. The metabolic resultants of nutritional deficit during growth are classically known to aim at energy conservation. This review summarizes data from Brazil, a developing country undergoing the double burden of obesity and undernutrition, especially among the poor, and suggests… CONTINUE READING


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