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What can you do to prevent malnutrition?

  • Eat foods in all of the recommended food groups. For more info. contact the American Dietetic Association.

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  • Answer: In such conditions, the enzymes for the digestion ,protein absorption and transport system are less active, feeding these children wiht high quantity of protein or good quality of protein would be harmful. So it should be carefully noted for treating such patients.

    Their diet should be gradually increased with the protein to aloww their body sufficient time to develop metabolic pathways.

    These children can be provided with prediested protein for a proper benefit.
  • Answer: Eating a balanced diet... But on third world countries it is hard to do that because of poverty...
  • Answer: Eat foods in all of the recommended food groups. For more info. contact the American Dietetic Association.
  • Answer: By eating well and taking prenatal vitamins if they are pregnant, and making sure their children eat nutritious meals.
  • Answer: Moringa Oleifera is being promoted by many humanitarian organizations working in Africa. It is an indigenious plant that is considered the most nutrious plant discovered to date, with over 90 nutrients identified so far. It is being given to malnourished mothers (helps increase milk supply) and babies, with results being seen in weeks rather than months. Moringa is high in beta-carotene (vitamin A) and is used by the International Eye Foundation, to combat childhood blindness around the world. Moringa seeds can be ground into powder and used to purify dirty water. For more information, search on Moringa.

  • Answer: night blindness
  • Answer: Malnutrition, the result of a lack of essential nutrients, resulting in poorer health, may be caused by a number of conditions or circumstances. In many developing countries long-term (chronic) malnutrition is widespread - simply because people do not have enough food to eat.

    In more wealthy industrialized nations malnutrition is usually caused by:
    Poor diet ,Mental health problems ,Mobility problems ,Digestive disorders and stomach conditions ,Alcoholism;
    In poorer, developing nations malnutrition is commonly caused by:
    Food shortages ,Food prices and food distribution ,Lack of breastfeeding.


    (Note:Due to the lack of space,I was not able to describe the various causes;but,nevertheless,you can check these on Google)
  • Answer: Malnutrition is when you are not getting enough nutrients into your body.
  • Answer: Malnutrition is caused by a lack of nutrients to the body,or aninadequate diet. Another cause is starvation, which is lack of foodto the body.
  • Answer: Immediate causes would include lack of vitamins, nutrients andminerals from food and suplements, severe dehydration, famine orhunger especially among children and elderly.
  • Answer: not being supplied with the right vitamins/minerals, carbs, protein etc for a healthy lifestyle -- examplis gratias: not being given enough food
  • Answer: A lack of nutrients
  • Answer: A medical term, describing a condition caused by improper or insufficient diet

  • Answer: There are several different types of malnutrition. They includeiron deficiency, vitamin A deficiency, iodine deficiency, and zincdeficiency.
  • Answer: Socialism, communism.