Severe starvation is not a common problem in the western world. However malnourishment is a serious and widespread reality in many regions around the world.
It is already known that undernourished children suffer the negative effects later into life. Side effects include stunted growth, cognitive problems and weakened immunity complicationsThese problems are rooted in complicatings with gut microbes.
Carin Bondar explains new research that explains how gut microbes may never recover and what this means for children who grow up malnourished.
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