WHAT IT MEANS TO BE HEALTHY AND WELL-NOURISHED
Topic 1 is about the many factors that affect our health and well-being. It explains how our nutritional status depends both on our personal choices and on fundamental conditions such as nutritious food, clean water, medical care and education. It shows how poverty is the an underlying cause of most forms of malnutrition and discusses the serious health problems caused by poor nutrition. It describes the most common problems of poor nutrition, their sign and symptoms.