An insight to protein energy malnutrition



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Shelke S, Dongare T, Chaudhari D, Kumar S. An insight to protein energy malnutrition. FASJ [Internet]. 2021 Apr. 30 [cited 2022 Jan. 21];2(02):107-13. Available from:


Malnutrition refers to the receipt of any nutrients for too little or too many . Health complications, including impaired growth, eye problems, diabetes, and heart disease, can lead to this. Worldwide, hunger affects many individuals. Depending on their weather, way of life, and finances, some populations have a high chance of developing some kinds of malnutrition. Malnutrition is a disease arising from lack or overconsumption of nutrients. People who are malnourished often have vitamin and mineral deficiencies. Micronutrient deficiencies can also occur due to overconsumption, though. One can be overweight or obese due to excessive calorie intake but not getting enough vitamins and minerals simultaneously. This is because food products that contribute to over-nutrition are high in calories and fat, but poor in other nutrients, such as snacks that are loaded with refined sugar or fried snacks.



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