- By: Ahmed Magdy
Nutrition is currently one of the most controversial topics. Even though malnutrition is responsible for considerable mortality in some parts of the world, we can also find a lot of people complaining of obesity due to an unbalanced diet. Still, nutrition is the most common human need, and it affects health, economics, politics, and wars.
Two main websites that highlight nutrition status globally are linked to the United Nations. www.who.int/nut is the nutrition website of the World Health Organization. The website focuses on how health is linked to nutrition and the worldwide magnitude of malnutrition related mortality and morbidity. The website highlights efforts by WHO and the global network of collaborating centres to reduce health problems due to malnutrition. The other website is maintained by the UN Standing Committee on Nutrition (www.unsystem.org/scn), which aims to stop malnutrition being a human development constraint. The site covers the standing committee's activities, meetings,