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"Protein–energy malnutrition"




  1. photo This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Starve YourselfThis Is What Happens To Your Body When You Starve YourselfTreatment
    spending your muscles. At this point, brain’s need for glucose decreases from 120 to 30 grams. Now the brain must get energy from the protein. Although the brain can survive on protein, your musclesRead more
  2. photo Spirulina: Immune boosting, mood enhancing, <b>protein</b>-rich wonder foodSpirulina: Immune boosting, mood enhancing, protein-rich wonder foodNews
    , so if malnutrition is anywhere on the radar, then think "spirulina" because the concentration of micronutrients in this power packed "magic food" is unsurpassed.Spirulina has the highest concentrationRead more
  3. photo Restrictive dieting harms your health in seven major waysRestrictive dieting harms your health in seven major waysNews
    given enough protein to maintain its muscle. As muscle is burned for energy, it becomes more and more likely that what calories you do take in through food will be stored as fat.Rebound overeatingIt'sRead more
  4. photo Coconut provides a powerhouse of delicious nutritionCoconut provides a powerhouse of delicious nutritionNews
    , immunity, energy, athletic performance, mental and neurological health, and skin care. In traditional cultures, coconut has been used for centuries to treat numerous conditions including irregularRead more
  5. photo Spirulina supplementation improves academic performance in schoolchildrenSpirulina supplementation improves academic performance in schoolchildrenNews
    is an abundant, naturally occurring food that is high in nutrients but contains only 3.9 calories per gram, it has attracted attention as a nutritional supplement that might be able to help alleviate malnutritionRead more
  6. photo Unhealthy food cravings are a sign of mineral deficienciesUnhealthy food cravings are a sign of mineral deficienciesNews
    pasta and bread signals a deficiency in nitrogen. Nitrogen compounds are an essential component of nucleic acids and protein, and deficiencies in them can result in malnutrition due to a related proteinRead more
  7. Unhealthy Food Cravings are a Sign of Mineral DeficienciesArticle
    deficiency. Nitrogen compounds are found in nucleic acid and protein, so nitrogen deficiencies often result in malnutrition related to the protein deficiency. Next time you crave for a nice dish of spaghettiRead more
  8. photo Moringa Powder’s Astonishing Health Benefits: Is it Really Mother Nature’s Multivitamin?Moringa Powder’s Astonishing Health Benefits: Is it Really Mother Nature’s Multivitamin?Article
    with protein, amino acids, and a host of nutrients that can be hard to come by in communities struggling with malnutrition. It’s no secret that many areas of the world battling malnutrition are also tropicalRead more
  9. photo Egg ControversyEgg ControversyTreatment
    . The November 2010 issue of the Canadian Journal of Cardiology is enough to steer anyone away from eggs or, at least, egg yolks. Egg whites are generally given a pass because they’re high in proteinRead more
  10. photo Do YOU Have Celiac Disease or Gluten Intolerance?Do YOU Have Celiac Disease or Gluten Intolerance?Treatment
    being absorbed. The main culprit in the development of this disease appears to be gluten as there is an abnormal immune reaction to it. Gluten is a protein found in barley, rye, and all forms of wheatRead more

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Protein–energy malnutrition

Disease

Protein–energy malnutrition (PEM) or protein–calorie malnutrition refers to a form of malnutrition where there is inadequate calorie or protein intake.Types include:PEM is fairly common worldwide in both children and adults and accounts for 6 million deaths annually. In the industrialized world, PEM is predominantly seen in hospitals, is associated with disease, or is often found in the...More