Effects of long term malnutrition on adults, Biology

Effects of long term malnutrition on adults
  1. In adults, once the stored carbohydrates and fats are used up, the body starts using proteins to generate energy.
  2. These proteins usually come from tissue proteins.
  3. As a result of this the person looses body mass and the weight is reduced.
  4. They become tired quickly.
  5. They avoid doing heavy work and tries to conserve energy.
  6. Such people do not have enough energy to defend their body against diseases.
  7. They are easily affected by bacteria and viral infections.
  8. However when such people are given adequate food at this stage, they recover quickly.
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