The condition most commonly linked to poor nutrition is dementia, which accounted for more than half the total cost of malnutrition. (Photo: iStock)

Global hunger has been on the decline for decades, and millions of lives have been saved as a result of technological and agricultural innovation throughout the developing world

But even here in the United States, millions suffer from malnutrition. A recent study by Abbott, the health care company, estimated disease associated with malnutrition costs the U.S. $15.5 billion a year. 

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