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Undernutrition throughout the World

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.

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