Your momma always said “eat your veggies”. Healthy words of wisdom we should have obeyed. When you hear the word ‘malnutrition,’ what comes to mind? Third world countries with rail-thin people? Eating disorders like anorexia? Starvation? While all of these associations do coincide with malnutrition, the term extends beyond a lack of food and the poverty line. Believe it or not, the United States of America has a big problem with malnutrition – and by big we mean super-sized. However, thin, fragile-looking bodies do not accurately portray the bloated issue.