How to differentiate between undernourishment, undernutrition, and malnutrition

Arabic translation: نقص التغذية وسوء التغذية

16:57 Jul 1, 2012
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Nutrition
English term or phrase: How to differentiate between undernourishment, undernutrition, and malnutrition
According to FAO definitions:

- Undernutrition is the result of prolonged low levels of food intake and or low absorption of food consumed.

- Undernourishment is the status of persons, shose food intake regularly provides less than their minimum energy requirements.

- malnutrition: It refers to both undernutrition (ffoe deprivation) and overnutrition (excessive food intake in relation to energy requirements).
Lilyhj
Local time: 20:05
Arabic translation:نقص التغذية وسوء التغذية
Explanation:
Undernutrition and Undernourishment are the same = نقص في التغذية
malnutrition = سوء التغذية
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5 +3نقص التغذية وسوء التغذية
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how to differentiate between undernourishment, undernutrition, and malnutrition
نقص التغذية وسوء التغذية


Explanation:
Undernutrition and Undernourishment are the same = نقص في التغذية
malnutrition = سوء التغذية

Liliane Hatem
Lebanon
Local time: 20:05
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