2_ProteinEnergyMalnutritionNied2011

2_ProteinEnergyMalnutritionNied2011 - 6 determinants of...

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Unformatted text preview: 6 determinants of malnutrition – the 6 Ps : · poverty , the main causes of malnutrition · production- insufficient agricultural and food production · population- role of women/government · preservation of food (wastage and loss) · politics , i.e. political actions influence nutrition · pathology /disease infection risk with poor nutrition. Malnutrition http://youtu.be/ z78PfIrB8XE Marasmus images statistics Haiti Malnutrition Malnutrition • Undernutrition – Macronutrients – Micronutrients (hidden) • Overnutrition – Becoming more prevalent – Sometimes combined with under nutrition Not the same for everyone • Vulnerable populations • Fetus • Infant • Child • Pregnant & lactating women Undernutrition • Macronutrients – Protein-energy malnutrition (PEM) Marasmus, Kwashiorkor • Micronutrient deficiencies • Vitamin A deficiency & disorders • Iron deficiency anemia • Zinc deficiency • Iodine deficiency & disorders • Other micronutrient deficits Hunger is a term which has three meanings A. the uneasy or painful sensation caused by want of food B. the exhausted condition caused by want of food the want or scarcity of food in a country C. a strong desire or craving World hunger refers to A, B, or C? What percentage of the world's population is hungry? (Round to the nearest number below.) A. 6.25 percent--1/16th of the world's population B. 14.3 percent--1/7th of the world's population C. 25 percent--1/4th of the world's population Macronutrients • Major roles/function of: – Carbohydrate – Fat – Protein Functions of Proteins • Structural • Enzymes • Hormones • Transporters • Fluid balance • Acid/base balance • Antibodies • Visual pigment • Structural • Collagen – Matrix of bones and teeth – Ligaments and tendons – Scar tissue – Strengthening glue between the cell of the arterial wall • Protein deposition – In cells • Skin • GI tract Enzymes...
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This note was uploaded on 11/25/2011 for the course NTR 321 taught by Professor Niederreither during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas.

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