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A poor diet or a lack of food leads to malnutrition,. It happens when the intake of nutrients or energy is too high, too low, or poorly balanced. Under nutrition can lead to delayed growth or wasting, while a diet that provides too much food, but not necessarily balanced, leads to obesity. Poor diet may lead to a lack of vitamins, minerals and other essential substances. Too little protein can lead to Kwashiorkar symptoms of which include a distended abdomen. A lack of vitamin C can result in Scurvy. Malnutrition during childhood can lead not only to long term health problems but also to educational challenges and limited work opportunities in the future. To create awareness among mothers IDS organized awareness camp/seminars on community health development.

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