The 'double burden of malnutrition' within South African households

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"Education around the impact of poor nutrition on cognitive development does not seem to reach parents and members of the public". (Getty Images)
"Education around the impact of poor nutrition on cognitive development does not seem to reach parents and members of the public". (Getty Images)

Food and nutrition security was the theme of the latest South African Child Gauge Report which each year reveals the state of our nation's kids.

As noted by the theme, the 2020 report emphasised the, "... slow violence of malnutrition", and the, "... double burden of under- and overnutrition". 

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