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Study: Malnutrition Damages Gut Microbes, Stunting Children's Growth, Development

Inside every one of us, trillions of microbes are busy in our intestines. They help extract nutrients from the food we eat. But that colony of bacteria and other organisms can be damaged by malnutrition, and a study of children in South Asia indicates the damage can last even after the child is treated.   Malnutrition is one of the leading health challenges facing young children in developing countries.   Death rates are down, thanks in part to super-nutritional food...

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