The dual burden of malnutrition in Colombia.

@article{Sarmiento2014TheDB,
  title={The dual burden of malnutrition in Colombia.},
  author={Olga L. Sarmiento and Diana C Parra and Silvia Alejandra Rey Gonz{\'a}lez and In{\'e}s Gonz{\'a}lez-Casanova and Ana Yibby Forero and Johnattan Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2014},
  volume={100 6},
  pages={
          1628S-35S
        }
}
BACKGROUND Almost all nutrition policies in Colombia currently focus on either undernutrition or obesity, with the predominant emphasis on undernutrition. It is crucial to assess the prevalence of the dual burden of malnutrition in Colombia to better target programs and policies. OBJECTIVE The aim was to estimate the national prevalence of the dual burden of malnutrition in Colombia at the individual and household levels in children aged <5 y, school-age children, adolescents, and adults… CONTINUE READING
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