Effects of long term malnutrition, Biology

Effects of long term malnutrition
  1. The effects of long term malnutrition are more severe in children.
  2. Children do not have sufficient amounts of carbohydrates and fats in their bodies.
  3. When started or given insufficient food for longer periods of time body reserves are used up very quickly. Body proteins are used up. The child loses body weight.
  4. Such children have very low resistance to disease.
  5. So they are easily affected by bacterial and viral infections.
  6. Such children have difficulty in learning and other mental activities.
  7. Brain is not well developed. So the child shows less interest in the surroundings.
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