English-Swedish translation of malnutrition

Translation of the word malnutrition from english to swedish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

malnutrition in Swedish

generalnoun undernäring [u]
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Definitions of malnutrition
1. malnutrition - a state of poor nutrition; can result from insufficient or excessive or unbalanced diet or from inability to absorb foods
  deficiency disease any disease caused by a lack of an essential nutrient (as a vitamin or mineral)
  avitaminosis, hypovitaminosis any of several diseases caused by deficiency of one or more vitamins
  kwashiorkor severe malnutrition in children resulting from a diet excessively high in carbohydrates and low in protein
  marasmus extreme malnutrition and emaciation (especially in children); can result from inadequate intake of food or from malabsorption or metabolic disorders
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Malnutrition is the condition that results from taking an unbalanced diet in which certain nutrients are lacking, in excess(too high an intake), or in the wrong proportions. A number of different nutrition disorders may arise, depending on which nutrients are under or overabundant in the diet. The World Health Organization cites malnutrition as the gravest single threat to the world's public health.

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