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Unformatted text preview: o decreased stores and tissue levels lab tests o altered biochemical and physiological functions lab tests o physical signs and symptoms of deficiency Physical exam and anthropometrics -Individual level nutritional assessment o Clinical/physical o Dietary evaluation o Anthropometric o Biochemical measures -Malnutrition o Primary malnutrition Due to inadequate diet Example: iron deficient because not consuming enough iron o Secondary malnutrition Due to factors besides diet Example: iron deficient due to parasites Usually caused by illness or drug-nutrient interaction or absorptive problems...
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- Fall '11
- Nutrition, Malnutrition, secondary malnutrition, level nutritional assessment, Dietary evaluation, Primary malnutrition