TABLE OF CONTENTS
2.0 Causes and Effect of Malnutrition
2.1 Under Malnutrition
2.2 Malnutrition in Children
2.3 Psychological Effect
2.4 Food Habits
2.5 Taboos and Superstition
2.6 Nutritional Basic Education
3.1 Causes Effect of Obesity
3.2 Metabolic Disorder Associated with Obesity
3.3 Clinical Approach
3.4 Psychological Effect
3.5 Prevention of Obesity
Nourishing meals are not found only in the expensive imported tinned food as many people think. There are a number of locally grown food stuff which easily meet the body’s nutritional needs. The important thing is to have the right combination of these foods in all meals.
Malnutrition is described as the over or under consumption of food nutrient resulting in health disorder malnutrition is usually common even in well – to do families in the developing countries. It affects those individuals who are less knowledgeable of proper nutrition in the developed world.
Over nutrition is the main source of malnutrition in many developed countries. Excessive consumption of fat and carbohydrate food is most often implicated in obesity. Obsessed people are more likely to involve in various disability and life expectancy is reduced.
Many people lack the understanding of the function of food. One of the main aspects of this problems is the general false assumption that “full belly” is all t hat is necessary to provide good health. It is this “full belly” concepts and ignorance that causes many of the nutritional diseases in most countries.