Malnutrition occurs in children who are either undernourished or overnourished.
Children who are overnourished may become overweight or obese, which may lead to long-term health problems and social stress.
Children who are overnourished are visibly overweight or obese, and consume more food than their bodies need (or expend too little energy through physical activity).
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