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- One of the groups malnutrition affects most is young children.
- In addition, sleep deprivation has been shown to correlate with both increased susceptibility to illness and slower recovery times from illness.
- This brought in a new conception of health, not as a state, but in dynamic terms of resiliency, in other words, as “a resource for living”.
- In one study, people with chronic insufficient sleep, set as six hours of sleep a night or less, were found to be four times more likely to catch a cold compared to those who reported sleeping for seven hours or more a night.