HNFE 1004 - Poverty and Hunger US and Abroad Hunger, PEM -...

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HNFE 1004 14:01 Is protein deficiency a problem? Poverty – 60% of world <$2000/year U.S – 11 million kids under ager 12 hunger/poverty US – elderly on a fixed income Marasmus (PEM) Protein/energy malnutrition  Develops slowly  Dry skin  Muscle wasting  Low body temp Lethargic and apathetic  Kwashiorkor Low protein intake, a carb based diet Rapid onset Distended abdomen (edema) Enlarged, fatty liver Abnormal hair color ( lack of melanin) Patchy, scaly skin with lesions
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Unformatted text preview: Poverty and Hunger US and Abroad Hunger, PEM - > 850 M Vitamin and Mineral Deficiency 2-3.5 B (1/2 of World Population ) Causes Unicef under 5 mortality rate 1000- resources for women and children (Sierra Leone 182) Environmental degradation Globalization of economy Multinational corporations, colonialism, debt Food Security Quantity Quality Sustainability 14:01 14:01...
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