Malnutrition SYG

Malnutrition SYG - at age 3, looking for four indicators in...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 8/21/11 Malnutrition A Criminal Mastermind
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8/21/11 Over View l malnutrition predisposes to neurocognitive deficits, which in turn predispose to persistent externalizing behavior problems throughout childhood and adolescence. The findings suggest that reducing early malnutrition may help reduce later antisocial and aggressive behavior.
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8/21/11 Cause l Omega-3 fatty acids are essential to protein building functions in the brain. l Lack of B vitamins, iron, zinc etc. l Nicola Wiles and colleagues reported in April 2009 in the "European Journal of Clinical Nutrition." This effect is especially pronounced in children who have developing brains and
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8/21/11 Method l Researchers assessed their nutrition
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Unformatted text preview: at age 3, looking for four indicators in particular: • angular stomatitis, or cracking in the lips and corners of the mouth that is caused by a deficiency of the B vitamin riboflavin; • hair dyspigmentation, a condition – found primarily in tropical regions – 8/21/11 Not Just Hunger l Whiles and colleagues also concluded that just eating junk foods with artificial preservatives, and even soft drinks can cause poor behavior due to rises and falls in blood sugar levels. This poor nutrition has a negative affect on gene behavior. 8/21/11 l http://www.livestrong.com/article/2521 l http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/artic l http://www.jstor.org/stable/1134348?s...
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This note was uploaded on 08/21/2011 for the course SYG 2000 taught by Professor Chrisgirard during the Fall '09 term at FIU.

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