Protein-energy malnutrition

What is Protein-energy malnutrition?

Protein energy malnutrition is type of malnutrition caused by deficiency of proteins and calories. It is two types- kwashiorkor and marasmus. Kwashiokor is caused due to deficiency of proteins and marasmus is caused by deficiency of proteins as well as calories.

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hi how are you? is protein deficiency common in north america? i live in canada but i'm originally from iran. I moved to canada when i was 13. i...

doctor1 MD

Hi and thanks for the query,
I would like to start by saying protein deficiencies are very rare in North XXXXXXX It would be very non probable,...

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