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"Kwashiorkor"




  1. photo This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Starve YourselfThis Is What Happens To Your Body When You Starve YourselfTreatment
    of diseases appear in the last stages of starvation: marasmus and kwashiorkor. Marasmus is characterized by muscle loss and edema. Kwashiorkor is the most common form of malnutrition in developing countriesRead more

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Kwashiorkor

Disease

Kwashiorkor is a type of protein energy malnutrition. If a child uses up energy from carbohydrates and lipids, their body may begin to use protein for energy.The body breaks down protein into energy that can be used. They then do not have enough protein for other functions in their bodies. Children from aged 1-4 years usually get this but rarely adults and older children get it. It is common in...More