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On Malnutrition: What is Kwashiorkor and Marasmus?

On Malnutrition: What is Kwashiorkor and Marasmus?

  WHAT IS KWASHIORKOR? Kwashiorkor is a severe form of protein-energy malnutrition in early childhood. This may occur in children four months to five years of age, but is common ...

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Protein-Energy Malnutrition & Your Baby

Protein-Energy Malnutrition & Your Baby

  Protein-energy malnutrition (PEM) is a term used to describe a condition in infants and young children characterized by deficiency of calories or protein or both in their diets. There ...

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