Malnutrition or Nutritional Deficiency

Malnutrition results from eating a diet with nutrients which are either not enough for the body and causes health problems. It involves calories, carbohydrates, protein, vitamins or minerals. These insufficient nutrients are called undernutrition or undernourishment while too much is called overnutrition. Extreme undernourishment, referred to as starvation have symptoms like a thin body, short height, very poor energy levels, and swollen legs and abdomen. Apart from marasmus and kwashiorkor, deficiencies in iodine, iron, vitamin A and zinc are the main indications of malnutrition in developing countries.

 

  • Protein-energy malnutrition- Marasmus and Kwashiorkor
  • Micronutrients deficiencies
  • Management and control

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June 25-26, 2020

22nd Global Obesity Meeting

Tokyo, Japan

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