• Challenges to food safety for children and adolescents in Brazil

    9 days ago - By Journal of Pediatric Nursing

    Malnutrition increases the chance of cognitive delay, recurrent infections, micro and macronutrient deficiencies, stigmatization. According to the Brazilian Society of Pediatrics , more than half of Brazilian families with children and adolescents reported changes in eating habits in the same period. For 31%, there was an increase in consumption of processed foods such as chocolate, filled cookies, instant noodles, and canned foods. Therefore, despite food security being a human right contemplated in article 25 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and reiterated by article 6 of the...
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