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Judith E. Brown
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Judith E. Brown
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Groups of people at higher risk than others of becoming inadequately nourished include and _____ and _____.

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Introduction: Poor nutrition results from both inadequate and excessive levels of nutrient intake. Some groups of people are at higher risk of becoming inadequately nourished than others.

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Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, infants, children, people who are ill, and frail elderly persons have a greater need for nutrients than healthy adults and young adults. As a result, they are at higher risk of being inadequately nourished than others. Pregnant women should eat a nutritious diet for themselves and for the developing fetus for a healthy birth...

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