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Nuclear Techniques for Better Nutrition

Script: Luciana Viegas, animation: Paul Gösseringer

Malnutrition is a major global health problem, and poor diet has been linked to a range of chronic diseases. Obesity has nearly tripled around the world in recent decades, while undernutrition remains a serious concern. Stable isotope techniques to measure body composition can help check if government efforts to improve diet and physical activity in the population are working. 

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