MARASMUS

Food & Nutrition

DIETARY DEFICIENCY

Some diseases are caused by lack of or shortage of specific nutrients in the meals we take, when this happens one begins to show signs of health imbalance. When a diseases is caused due to excess or lack of specific nutrient, the diseases are called malnutrition. To correct this, an intake of the nutrient which […]

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Catering, Home economics, Home management

MARASMUS

What is Marasmus?. Marasmus is a deficiency disorder that is caused by total starvation over a period of time. It can also be referred to as protein energy malnutrition caused by lack of all nutrients. Marasmus is caused by total starvation, that is, lack of all nutrients.   Extreme loss of weight. The person is

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