Malnutrition - Glossary

Dr. Rachita Narsaria
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Jun 09, 2017
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Glossary

Malnutrition: Deficiency of nourishment in the body due to lack of healthful food or improper digestion and distribution of nutrients.

Calorie: A unit of measure of heat derived from combustion of fuel, such as food; energy that comes from food.

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