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Malnutrition condemns millions to stunted lives: UNICEF

LONDON (Reuters) - Some 165 million children worldwide are stunted by malnutrition as babies and face a future of ill health, poor education, low earnings and poverty, the head of the United Nations children's fund said on Friday.Full story

World Bank says poor nations to boost spending on nutrition

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The world's poorest nations are set to nearly triple spending on nutrition programs for mothers and children over the next two years to help cope with volatile food prices, the World Bank said on Thursday. Full story

3 habits to break to help you lose weight

  TODAY diet and nutrition editor Madelyn Ferstrom is trying to help you lose 10 pounds by Memorial Day and has some suggestions: Downsize your plate, slow down when consuming a meal, and be a mindful eater.

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According to a new report released from the Center for Science in the Public Interest, 97 percent of the nearly 3500 meals evaluated don’t meet nutrition needs for 4 to 8 year olds. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

  Nutrition labels 101: What to look for

If nutrition facts on food labels leave you a little confused, you are not alone. Dietitian Keri Glassman explains what to look for on those labels, from calorie counts to types of fat.

  Inside Laila Ali’s refrigerator

TODAY nutrition expert Joy Bauer pays a visit to Laila Ali’s home, taking a peek inside her refrigerator to share the retired boxer’s healthiest choices and suggest some areas for improvement.

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TODAY nutrition and health expert Joy Bauer shares some tricks to take a huge chunk of calories out of your favorite snacks, like adding salsa to guacamole or popcorn into trail mix.

  Wine-stocked nutrition shop: What the What?

TODAY’s Sara Haines shares some of the wackiest, most ridiculous photos submitted by TODAY show fans, including one of a van carrying a crate that is obviously upside down, and an unusual item at a nutrition store.

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