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Indigenous plants help fight malnutrition in Guatemala

A children's clinic in Guatemala is bringing back indigenous plants to help fight chronic malnutrition in the country.

With rising food prices, most children are bought up on just tortilla and beans, lacking essential vitamins and minerals.

Staff at Bethania Clinic, supported by Christian Aid, are teaching mothers how to grow and cook nutritious indigenous plants.

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