In a shocking and distressing revelation Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena said yesterday long term malnutrition was as high 41 per cent in Nuwara Eliya with the short term malnutrition was at 11 per cent and called for a sharp change in food patterns among Sri Lankans.

He said malnutrition and anaemia was spreading fast and surprisingly Colombo district was one of the most affected with the