Chapter 17 is designed to allow you to:
1. Define and characterize the terms hunger, malnutrition, and undernutrition.2. Evaluate the consequences of undernutrition during critical periods in a person’s life.3. Examine undernutrition in the United States and highlight several programs established to combat this problem.4. Examine undernutrition in the developing world and evaluate the major obstacles that hinder a solution.5. Outline some possible solutions to undernutrition in the developing world.6. List the worldwide effects of AIDS.7. Consider how biotechnology may help solve the food shortage/distribution problem in the developing world.