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This paper describes adolescent nutrition as a neglected area of research and programming globally. It concludes that integrated adolescent health programs to prevent infection, improve diet quality, and encourage physical activity are necessary to reduce deficiency-related malnutrition while preventing overweight and obesity.

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Adolescent location:
Both urban and rural
Adolescent schooling:
Adolescent marital status:
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Adolescent age group:
All age groups
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