Protein- Energy Malnutrition (PEM).

TweetSharePinShare0 SharesPROTEIN – ENERGY MALNUTRITION (PEM) This is a malnutrition caused by coincidental insufficient or lack of dietary protein and energy (calories). It is the cellular imbalance between the supply of nutrients and energy and the body’s demand for them to ensure growth, maintenance, and specific functions. PEM is a condition whereby a person neither …

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Fetal growth

TweetSharePinShare0 Shares Birth defect, Infant mortality, Stunted growth, Marasmus, Kwashiorkor etc are some of the health conditions that may affect a child whose mother fails to have the basic knowledge of pre and post natal nutritional requirements. For a proper understanding of the nutritional requirement of a baby, it is important to be informed of …

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