Protein-calorie Malnutrition

Protein-calorie malnutrition refers to one of two conditions: marasmus (an inadequate intake of both calories and protein) or kwashiorkor (a protein deficiency, despite sufficient intake of calories). Both disorders commonly affect infants in underdeveloped countries. In industrialized countries, these disorders most commonly affect hospitalized patients. Infa
November 17, 2006 | Filed Under Nutrition Supplements | Leave a Comment