Malnutrition – Symptoms, Causes, Treatments and More

What Does Malnutrition Mean?

Malnutrition is defined as unbalanced nutrients. It is either getting too little or too much of a certain nutrient. Malnutrition can lead to serious health issues, such as eye problems, stunted growth, diabetes [1], and heart disease. It has become a very common issue worldwide for many reasons. Some populations have a high risk of developing certain types of malnutrition usually as a result of their environment, lifestyle, and resources.

This article gives an overview of malnutrition, including the types, symptoms and causes of malnutrition and provides information about prevention and treatment.