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Secondary Malnutrition
Malnutrition that is not directly caused by
the diet
Results from a condition that prevents
proper ingestion, digestion or absorption,
and metabolism
Often accompanies and exacerbates
other types of malnutrition
Secondary Malnutrition- causative
conditions
Loss of appetite
Alteration of normal metabolism
during infection/fever
HIV/AIDS
Prevention of nutrient absorption
Diarrheal infection causing changes in
intestinal absorptive cells
Secondary Malnutrition- causative
conditions
Diversion of nutrients to parasitic agents
themselvesAnemia, Vitamin A deficiency, and loss of
appetite most significant consequences
of infestation
Micronutrient Malnutrition
Dietary Deficiencies of
Vitamin A
Iodine
Iron
Others: Zinc, vitamins D, C, and Bs
Protein Calorie Malnutrition
More food needed for normal growth,
health and activity
Rarely have protein deficiency without
caloric deficiency due to the nature of the
food supplies
exception seen with cassava and plantain as
staples